A stack of coins was found to be an unlikely lifesaver when a Reddit user revealed that his great-grandfather narrowly avoided being shot during the First World War thanks to the change in his pocket.
Most drivers wouldn’t take kindly to being told their parking was sub-standard, but one woman in the US reacted rather differently after a hilarious note was left on her windscreen.
A homeless man selling jokes is lighting up social media with his brilliant wit.
We humans are a staggeringly petty bunch.
As you grow older, some of the magic and wonder of childhood can start to fall away – unless you make an effort to stay young.
Coming up with a reason for why you’ve turned up late to work or school is rarely easy, but when the truth is the craziest explanation it makes it all the harder to be believed.
We’ve all been one one terrible date or two in our lives, but these dreadful date stories definitely top them all.
Trying to reason with a young child is as difficult as it sounds, so sometimes it takes trickery for parents to get them in line.
“Halloween is Christmas for us amputees.”
Gone are the days when the norm is to be settled down and married in your 20s – these days, it’s much more common not to meet your long-term partner until you’re in your 30s, 40s… or even at retirement age.
Have you ever accidentally taught your pet something brilliant, and kept it as their party trick? Well, you’re not alone.
Voice commands and tech have a long-standing romance with humorous misunderstandings, but if said malfunctions were applied to your vehicle things might turn from funny to chaotic pretty quickly.
Have you ever yelled, “wait, I can explain!” at someone when you’ve wronged them? Never hung up the phone without saying goodbye? Well, then you’re certainly not living in a movie.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get something that makes a big difference to your life.
What is the fastest you’ve quit a job? One year, maybe even one month? These stories shared by Reddit users will definitely put yours into perspective.
There are more than seven billion people alive today on Earth, a number so impossible to fathom one might assume there’s no limit to the different things everyone could be up to at this moment.
We’ve all had one of those moments when something unbelievably cool happens and you’ve had the misfortune of no camera to capture the scene.
Banksy’s shredding of his artwork Girl With Balloon, shortly after being sold at auction for £1.04 million, couldn’t have come at a more perfect time for Will Tucker.
Kind dog-owners in Alberta, Canada came up with an ingenious way to spread some puppy cheer when they built a window in their garden fence.
We all know extreme activities like hang-gliding and parachuting can get us injured, but what about more mundane activities like eating your breakfast?
Everyone has their own idea about which foods work with which but there are some combinations the human race will never be able to agree upon.
We’ve all turned up to school really late at least once or twice and given a dreadful excuse to avoid detention… but some lies take the cake.
The human brain is a wonderful machine – but sometimes it can make you do some pretty odd things if you’re not really paying attention.
Human interaction is great and all, but sometimes you just don’t want to be in a conversation.
Working in retail, the old saying goes that “the customer is always right” – but what about when said customer is trying to swindle you?
Whether it’s a bicycle horn, a wave crashing against the shore or something else entirely, there are sounds that remain special to each of us in their own way.
As humans grow into adulthood there are myriad skills to master, but there’s always something that slips through the net.
Ah, young love… When your hormones are racing everything seems perfect and you show your affection for your partner in very, very strange ways indeed.
There’s a lot going on during our childhoods, but one thing everyone seems to have in common is the power of the smells we remember.
Your beliefs change dramatically as you grow up, but memories of the strangest ways you used to see the world often remain.
What’s in a name? That famous question posed by Juliet to Romeo comes in a play by William Shakespeare whose title is in fact relatively self-explanatory – but stories aren’t always so true to their name.
A living is a living so no job should be seen as stupid – that said, the purposes for which some jobs are created are most certainly due to human incompetence.