A short documentary by Matthew Killip, an English filmmaker now living in New York, about Klaus Kemp, one of the last practitioners of the Victorian art of Diatom arrangement.
The background to today's Scottish independence referendum as depicted by the Taiwanese Animators. Comes complete with dodgy Scottish accent.
It's easy when you know how. YouTube link.
A pedicab driver was discovered in downtown San Diego early on Tuesday morning passed out with a live snake wrapped around his neck.
An woman from Easthampton, Massachusetts, was charged with assault and battery on Tuesday for allegedly burning a Westfield woman’s right buttock with a lit cigarette and striking her left buttock with a spatula.
A skunk found with a beer can stuck on its head outside a fraternity house in Ohio has been rescued. Police in Oxford responded to the unusual call to find the mammal blindly banging into shrubs outside the house.
Investigators in Liechtenstein are probing the theft of 1.3 tonnes of cheese that was set to be destroyed because it contained dangerous bacteria.
A traffic officer in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him from head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding, police said on Tuesday.
A roe deer has been rescued after it got stuck between the metal railings of a fence in Inverness. A member of the public spotted the animal in distress at Cradlehall Meadows on Wednesday.
A man faces breaking and entering charges after he allegedly tried to force his way into a Southwest Albuquerque home using garden shears and wearing only white boxer shorts.
Police have charged an 18-year-old former employee of a pizza business in Georgetown, Texas, in connection with rubbing his scrotum on a customer’s pizza.
Responding to a 911 call about a domestic disturbance, a Florida police officer discovered that the purported combatants were actually involved in a noisy “romantic situation with one another on the living room floor.” When the officer arrived early on Sunday morning at the Bradenton residence, the couple “came outside and were both smiling and adjusting their clothing,” noted Officer James Savaglio.
Aquarium staff are mystified after a crate containing a giant eel but no water was left at their reception.
An abusive neighbour hurled insults at a terrified Polish family and angrily shouted "Come on, come on" before dropping his shorts and exposing himself to them.
A baker has been prosecuted for head-butting a sausage roll machine in anger when it stopped working properly.
A homeowner has been blocked from officially registering his house under a new name because it was "potentially offensive".