Our pick of the strange but true stories from around the world.
'Fossilised Bigfoot skull' discovered
A man who says he has seen Bigfoot twice while bathing in hot springs in the wilderness near his Utah home now claims that he has found the fossilised skull of the beast. But not everyone is convinced by Todd May's story. Jesse Carlucci, an assistant professor at the Kimball School of Geoscience at Midwestern State University, said the skull is "without a doubt, just a highly weathered rock".
Subscribe to The Week
Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.
Man reunited with trousers after 'big night out'
Andy Gaudry, from Ottawa has been reunited with the trousers he lost after a night out drinking with his cousins. The Canadian asked online community Reddit for help in finding the missing clothing after hotel security footage revealed him wandering into his room in pink underpants at about 5am. The trousers, which contained Gaudry's wallet and mobile phone, were eventually located by hotel staff.
Robber 'caught cab to and from the crime'
Police in Denver, Colorado, are asking for public help in identifying a bank robber who allegedly caught a taxi to and from the scene of the crime. Authorities say the man asked the driver to wait for him while he went into the Denver Public Service Credit Union and then had himself dropped off at Denver International Airport. CCTV from inside the bank shows the man holding a small pistol and wearing a disguise - but his face was clearly captured by the taxi's security camera.
Continue reading for free
We hope you're enjoying The Week's refreshingly open-minded journalism.
Subscribed to The Week? Register your account with the same email as your subscription.