Author Archives: Dr Pete

Crushed

A teenager who thought movement in her blouse was caused by her vibrating mobile phone found a bat curled up asleep in her bra. She was sitting at her desk at work when she decided to investigate the strange movements … Continue reading

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Balloons

Kent Couch, of Oregon USA, rigged 150 giant balloons to a garden chair and took off, drifting 380km (235 miles) on his flying machine. After nine hours in the air, the g­arage owner used a BB gun to pop enough … Continue reading

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A describing word

An episode of The Jeremy Kyle Show broke broadcasting rules after a guest swore on the programme, Ofcom has ruled.   During one episode of the ITV1 show, a Scottish man used the strongest anglo-saxon swear word but this was … Continue reading

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Work 850

All day, every day, for the next four months an athlete will run the 86 metres of Tate Britain’s central Duveens Galleries and 30 seconds later, another runner will follow, and after 30 seconds there will be another and so … Continue reading

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Suburban high life

A woman who climbed 20ft up a tree to help a trapped cat had to be rescued by firefighters after being stranded when a branch broke beneath her. The woman, who did not wish to be named, said, “I will … Continue reading

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Invisible man

‘This summer, the floral trend isn’t just for women. You guys can get into the flower power too and incorporate this look in your wardrobes. Whip out a Hawaiian shirt and team it with a pair of casual shorts to get … Continue reading

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