Sputnik presents a baker's dozen batch of sidesplitting headlines.
A new initiative launched by a Japanese human rights organization that caters to the interests of adult entertainment workers is poised to help those who wish to quit the business and create a new beginning without being forced to endure social stigma.
To say that 2017 was an eventful year would be an understatement, with the Internet literally being flooded with viral videos that captivated the attention of viewers around the world.
The past few years have seen the popularity of video blogs on YouTube and other social networks explode. In an interview with Sputnik, noted Czech beauty blogger Tynus Tresnickova looked into the modern phenomenon of blogging.
A video of a guest falling face first off a stage at a wedding has gone viral, inspiring him to come forward and explain what happened.
A pair of famous Russian telephone pranksters known for fooling politicians worldwide has struck again, this time duping Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy.
A Russian city about 1,800 km east of Moscow received a nice surprise over the holidays from some big name Hollywood stars.
The new music video, co-created by Jay-Z and filmmaker Ava DuVernay, is a futuristic eight-minute epic which has soared to the top of the list of Twitter's trending items.
The misunderstanding began after the fast food company suggested that members of a Russian biker club known as the Night Wolves dress up as reindeer and help deliver fast food over the New Year's holidays.
Meteorologists weren't kidding around when they said it was going to be a cold holiday weekend.
A Chinese man who murdered a caged bear in Myanmar committed the act because the animal was already scheduled to be executed and because he was "curious," according to a statement released Friday.
The calendar, created especially for the company Lindner Coffins by the marketing department of the Italian multinational Pirelli, is already in its ninth year.
Removing foreign objects from patients’ bodies is hardly anything extraordinary for doctors – battlefield surgeons do it on an almost daily basis. But sometimes medics have to remove not bullets and shrapnel but otherwise mundane objects that some people end up deliberately stuffing into themselves – or, more precisely, into their own genitalia.
Whether these actions were caused by a desire to obtain more hype and Instagram likes is anybody's guess. In any case, it's already no use crying over spilled milk.
The Embassy's playful rebuke comes amid threats by the UK's culture, media and sport select committee chairman Damian Collins to sanction Facebook and Twitter if they refuse to hand over information about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign.
Apple's attempts to reach out to the public after being busted deliberately slowing down its older model smartphones has apparently resulted in limited success at best, as people used Twitter to give the company a piece of their mind.
With temperatures reaching record lows across the US eastern seaboard, President Donald Trump has decided to give his thoughts on the matter.
It’s hardly surprising that “Game of Thrones,” one of the most successful HBO’s TV shows, has topped not only popularity charts, but has also become a coveted prize for pirates.
In a video on Twitter a Japanese tech developer is seen standing in front of the camera while his face looks completely transparent.
A shocking video of the man swiftly pulling his hand away just in time was released online on Thursday.
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