Girl Chased by Hundreds of Rabbits

A video of a girl being chased by rabbits has recently been a hot topic on the Internet. Yu Yu Lam Lam, the girl in the video, said that she is being chased by the rabbits because they worship her …

Taiwan McDonald’s Cashiers Don Sailor Outfit

You might have heard reports about the latest trend going on with cashiers at McDonald's branches in Taiwan. But if you thought that their cosplay fad would end with maid and flight attendant uniforms…

Thai Panties Promise Increased Security for Women

Forget about tasers or stun guns. In Thailand, all you need to deter a lusty stranger are these cleverly designed panties, equipped with a piece of dildo attached from the inside. Although w…

Wasted and Broke… Soup

I am proud of the years I spent eating $.06 packs of ramen noodles, and apparently this company understands what I was going through!

Sanrio Launches Hello Kitty Beer

Guess Hello Kitty has found its way to bars, and away from children’s reach. This year, Hello Kitty maker Sanrio introduces a rather radical marketing stunt that’s unprecedented in the bran…

Malaysia Court Grants Muslims Exclusive Rights to ‘Allah’

When a word becomes exclusive property Malaysia’s appeals court has recently banned the use of “Allah” in non-Muslim newspaper publications. Chief judge Mohamed Apandi Ali asserted that t…

Should Weird Asia News Be Redesigned?

Hello there, fans of the weird. I have been toying with the idea for a year or so, about redesigning WAN, partly to look more like a real news site and partly to clean up some old code that mak…

Sri Lankan Dog Wedding Sparks Strong Feelings

Common wisdom tells us that the institution of marriage is human and divine. But in Sri Lanka, the pairing of police sniffer dogs during a mass wedding drew the ire of Sri Lanka's culture ministry.…

Father & Son Found in Vietnamese Jungle, 40 Years Later

We’ve heard of bomb shelters and underground bunkers built by those who fear the imminent nuclear fallout. Then there’s the jungle, where a Vietnamese father and his son took refuge from a war tha…

Policeman Fakes His Death for Daughter’s Scholarship

The end always justifies the means. But for a senior Indian police officer who faked his own death, it was all too much, shattering his daughter’s future in a snap. When Sukhmani Hundal, a…

Thai Villagers Apologize After Intercepting Google’s Street View Cam

Of all the possible reasons to annoy locals living near an unwanted government project, taking snapshots of the area would likely top the list. Not that Google’s Street View cameras are as in…

India’s First Locally Built Aircraft Carrier, Submarine Unveiled

Lined with pastel tassels along with multicolored umbrellas, this aircraft carrier looks more like a ship on a peace mission than a symbol of India’s naval power. At least for now. On Augu…

Manila Academy Makes Mermaid Dreams Come True

There’s just something so engaging about castles, princesses, and fairies. Then there are mermaids, whose magical nature draws all sorts of fans. Welcome to the Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academ…

Mr. Donut Causes Sushi Sugar Rush in Thailand

What do you call a donut that looks more like a sushi roll topped with creamy, sugar-laden icing? SushiDo! It seems Mister Donut has found a clever way to amp up sales by introducing donuts tha…