Real-life Crocodile Dundee shopkeeper pulls out 'bigger knife' on robber

Real-life Crocodile Dundee shopkeeper pulls out 'bigger knife' on robber

A man who tried to rob a pizza place ran away empty-handed after the owner pulled out a much larger knife. A court heard Touhid Rahman wearing a balaclava when he entered the La Cruzada Café in Canberra, Australia last September with a eight-inch knife…

Real-life Mowgli who lives in jungle among animals, eats grass and can't speak

Real-life Mowgli who lives in jungle among animals, eats grass and can't speak

A mother is forced to chase her son through forests with an improvised lasso as he forages on grass and lives like an animal. Ellie, 21, cannot talk and refuses to eat the food prepared for him by his adoring mother, who believes her child…

The real-life origin story behind The Count of Monte Cristo

The real-life origin story behind The Count of Monte Cristo

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the work of Alexandre Dumas, the French writer who penned swashbuckling adventure novels like The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. It’s The Count of Monte Cristo that has an anniversary today — its serial publication first began on…

Spain's real-life blue Smurf village bans swimming to halt coronavirus

Spain's real-life blue Smurf village bans swimming to halt coronavirus

A village in Spain where every building is painted blue has banned tourists from taking a dip in river over fears it could spread coronavirus.  Juzcar was painted in 2011 as a publicity stunt for The Smurfs – and was never changed back after residents…