Many animal lovers find it hard to part with their pets when they die.
So when cat Orville, named after the famous aviator Orville Wright, was run over by a car, his artist owner decided to turn him into a permanent piece of artwork as the ultimate tribute by transforming him into a flying helicopter.
Dutch artist Bart Jansen first stuffed Orville before teaming up with radio control helicopter flyer Arjen Beltman to build a specially-designed flying mechanism to attach to the cat.
This man is 69 years old, but one half of his face looks far older, due to years of sun damage to his left side.
The unnamed man spent 28 years driving a truck, meaning he was far more exposed to the sun’s rays coming through the window on the left of his vehicle as he drove.
The shocking difference between the two sides of his face shows the dramatic premature ageing effect that sunshine can have on the skin.
Following several disturbing incidents involving cannibalism that have set the internet aflutter with rumours of an impending ‘Zombie Apocalypse,’ the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement on Friday saying that there is no cause to fear the walking dead.
‘CDC does not know of a virus or condition that would reanimate the dead (or one that would present zombie-like symptoms), agency spokesman David Daigle told the Huffington Post.
This is not the first time the CDC has addressed zombies. In the past, the government agency has released several tongue-in-cheek warnings about the undead.
A woman has been accused of breaking into a house, washing the dishes, tidying and vacuuming before leaving a bill with her name on it for $75.
When police confronted Susan Warren, 53, about the alleged early-morning break in, she told them she ‘does it all the time’.
Warren allegedly broke into the home in Westlake, Ohio after picking the house at random while driving down the street, she said.
Youngsters have a new weapon in the battle to beat the heat this summer – a crossbow that can fire a water balloon at a target 80ft away.
Dubbed ‘shock and pour’ the the toy could become a big hit over the coming months if the mercury continues to soar.
Sellers Firebox say the launcher, officially named Aqua Force Crossbow, is similar to a slingshot, inbuilt with rubber strips which provide the power for hurling the missile in to the air.
Visitors to Disneyland Paris are being robbed of the chance to see their favourite cartoon characters because of on-going strike action over a sexual harassment case.
Staff who dress up as characters including Mickey, Donald Duck and Goofy are withdrawing from ‘Meet and Greet’ events.
They are furious that a senior colleague who was accused of harassing women had been allowed back to work because of ‘lack of evidence’.