6 offbeat stories you need to read this week

2015-02-06 13:17
1.    Do you speak African?

Hilariously stupid questions tourists ask about SA... Really, they ask these.

2. Mugabe's downfall. Well, rather him falling down.

Robert Mugabe may or may not have fallen down a flight of stairs. Depends on who you ask. His bodyguards say no.

3. I didn't want to kill his penis

In this bizarre story, a 17-year-old girl who poured acid on her boyfriend's genitals to punish him for distributing a pornographic video he made of her without her knowledge, has blamed anger for her actions.

"I never intended to kill his penis. I was just angry and all I wanted was to make him feel the pain I was feeling"

4. Beware this hat thief

Early morning joggers are being "attacked" and robbed of their hats by the unlikeliest of criminals.

5.  Why so serious?

This woman hasn't smiled for 40 years. 40 YEARS. To avoid ageing.

6.  Won't you take me to... the funky town?

And to finish, this awesome viral video of high school students recreating the popular Uptown Funk music video went viral.

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