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WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

May 15, 2015 08:56 IST

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world.


This girl's tongue is so long she can lick her eye

A teenager from Michigan wants to be the new record world record holder for longest tongue.

The 18-year-old girl Adrianne Lewis claims that her tongue measures four inches and if this happens to be true then she might beat the current record holder Nick Stoeberi at 3.97 inches, E! Online reported.

Lewis told Barcroft TV that she feels as though she may have inherited it but according to her with time and her being the weird kid that she was and always sticking out her tongue, her tongue could have stretched.

Lewis, who has yet to be officially judged, uses YouTube channel to show off her tongue tricks, and thousands of people tune in to watch her twist, flip and roll.


Man caught having sex with a Porsche!

This is the bizarre moment a man was caught on camera having sex with a Porsche.

The strange tryst was filmed by a security camera in Thailand over the weekend.

The man dressed in a t-shirt and trousers was seen at first coyly walking around the flash motor inside a garage.

Then, after checking no one was looking, he proceeded to get intimate with both the front and rear ends of the vehicle, before quickly fleeing the scene.

People who are sexually attracted to machines are known as mechanophiles.


Worldwide, there are 1 billion smokers and 240 million alcoholics

The first compilation of global addictive disorders has shown that almost 5 percent of the world's adult population (240 million people) has an alcohol use disorder and more than 20 percent (1 billion people) smoke tobacco.

Getting good data on other drugs such as heroin and cannabis is much more difficult but for comparison the number of people injecting drugs is estimated at around 15 million worldwide.

The 'Global Statistics on Addictive Behaviours: 2014 Status Report' goes further in showing that the harm to society from legal drugs is many times the harm from illicit drugs. For example, alcohol use is estimated to result in loss of 257 disability adjusted life year per 100,000 of population compared with just 83 for illicit drugs.

There are huge regional differences in use of addictive drugs. The heaviest drinkers are in Eastern Europe where 13.6 litres of alcohol is consumed per head of population each year, followed by Northern Europe at 11.5 litres. Central, Southern and Western Asia have the lowest consumption at 2.1 litres.


Something fishy about this beef

What if you could have the taste of beef with the goodness of fish? Now, Chinese scientists have reared beef rich in the beneficial fatty acids associated with fish oils.

The team from Northwest AandF University and the National Beef Cattle Improvement Centre successfully introduced a gene into foetal cells from Luxi Yellow cattle, a Chinese breed with a high beef yield. The fat1 gene, isolated from a nematode worm, codes for desaturase enzymes that are involved in the conversion of n-6 to n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Corresponding author Linsen Zan said that they have provided the first evidence that it is possible to create a new breed of cattle with higher nutritional value in terms of their fatty acid composition.

Lead author Gong Cheng said that there was much to learn about the best scientific techniques and the best husbandry required to make beef a rich animal source of omega-3 oils for human nutrition, but they had taken the first step.

The researchers believe that the results of their study could help ensure in the future that the beef that people eat is better for them.


Canadian woman, unaware of her pregnancy, gives birth on flight

A Canadian woman, who didn't know she was pregnant, has given birth on flight.

When Ada Guan boarded a flight from Calgary, Canada to Tokyo with her boyfriend, Michael Branch on May 10, she went into labor hours later somewhere above the Pacific Ocean, ABC News reported.

Baby Chloe's paternal grandmother Sandra Branch said that when she got the emotional call from her son on Mother's Day, she said "What? How could this happen? She wasn't pregnant!" adding that it turns out she was.

Air Canada spokeswoman Angela Mah said that in this instance, there were physicians aboard the aircraft who identified themselves when the crew paged for assistance, and the physicians onboard as well as the ground-based medical team provided assistance and guidance.


This Chinese CEO surely is the best boss EVER!

A Chinese boss took 6,400 of his staff on a four day holiday to France that finished with a world-record breaking human chain in the Cote D'Azur.

Tiens Group Company Chairman Li Jinyuan, 57, who is featured on the Forbes list of billionaires, booked 4760 rooms in 79 four and five-star hotels in Cannes and Monaco, in addition to 146 buses, for his employees, News.com.au reported.

After some sightseeing, the employees arranged themselves on the Promenade des Anglais in the southern resort town of Nice to spell out the phrase "Tiens' dream is Nice in the Cote d'Azur." Guinness World Records inspectors declared that the visitors from China had created the longest human-made phrase visible from the sky.

The mass trip to France, and the record-breaking stunt in Nice, were organised to mark 20 years of the Tiens business conglomerate, which operates in a variety of sectors from biotechnology to tourism.


What? Cat gave birth to a dog?

A Chinese man got shocked when his 3-year-old pet cat gave birth to a dog, Chihuahua.

Pensioner Jia Weinuan was helping his cat Niu Niu to deliver babies and got surprised when her cat gave birth to four kittens and a Chihuahua at his home, the Daily Star reported.

The 74-year-old Jia said that he left his cat in the care of a friend for few weeks where she was kept with two other male cats and this zero possibility left the owners confused as they in their entire life have never heard of dogs and cats mating.


Pizza Hut app just saved a woman and her kids

A woman who was held against her will saved herself and her kids using Pizza Hut app.

The press release from Highlands County Sheriff's Office stated that Cheryl Treadway and her children were being held hostage by her boyfriend, Ethan Nickerson, who forbade her to make calls or write texts, and threatened her with knife, the Verge reported.

When she tried to leave the house to pick up the children from school, Nickerson grabbed her and took her cell phone, and went with her to pick up the children.

Luckily, Treadway managed to convince the man to let her use the cell phone to order a pizza, and she cleverly used the additional notes section of the online order form to write "Please help. Get 911 to me" and "911hostage help."

The note can be seen in the Pizza Hut receipt, wedged between a free garlic topping and the convenience charge cost.

Thankfully, the police arrived after which Nickerson surrendered himself.


Your beard may have more 'crap' than your toilet

You might want to shave more frequently, as a new study shows that hairy beards could actually contain more dirt and bacteria than the toilet.

John Golobic, of Quest Diagnostics in New Mexico, analyzed a number of beards searching for bacteria and came to the conclusion that while several beards contained normal bacteria, some contained so much that it was comparable to poo in the toilets, the Mirror reported.

Golobic said the finding surprised him for the degree of uncleanliness was disturbing.

He said that to keep your beard hygienic, one should wash hands, scrub face thoroughly while washing, and resist twirling the moustache.

Keep the hands away from your face, as much as possible, he added.


India 7th most sexually satisfied country in the world

India has secured 7th position in the list of most sexually satisfied countries in the world.

Durex conducted a global survey on 26,000 people aged above 16, and found that across 26 countries only 44 per cent of people were fully satisfied under the sheets, the Independent reported.

While Switzerland topped the list, Spain and Italy grabbed 2nd and 3rd position and Greece and Brazil completed the top five.

While France is generally thought to be most romantic nation, it didn't make the list, as neither did UK and the US.

Other countries who made top ten are Netherlands, Mexico, Australia, Nigeria, Germany and China.

As per Durex, sexual satisfaction diminishes with age and if people were in good health mentally and physically they were more likely to be satisfied. They added that "Achieving orgasm is a key driver of sexual satisfaction. Just 48 per cent of us said that they usually orgasm. Globally, twice as many men (64 per cent) as women regularly have orgasms."


This toddler has jaw dropping snooker skills

Three-year-old Adam Wynne has become an internet sensation after a video emerged on YouTube of the toddler showing off his amazing snooker skills.

In the viral footage the tiny tot from Ireland, manages to pot almost every ball on the table, as well as demonstrating his talent for trick shots.

Although he can barely see over the snooker table, that’s not a problem for the little cutie as Adam just uses an upturned washing up bowl to give him a bit of extra height.

The jaw-dropping three minute 16 second video has gone viral with almost 119,000 hits since it was uploaded on May 1.