Headline writing is largely regarded as being a skill that can entice an audience to click into an article or create a conversation.
And that’s exactly what these have done! In this new feature, we’re taking a look at some of the most unusual headlines that made their way online during the week.
Here are some of our favourites from the week that was:
1. The Guardian
The Guardian reports of a rather unusual story in the UK… “A busy dual carriageway had to be closed by police searching for the severed penis of a man who had been found severely injured.”
Slate reports of a man who plans to name an island after… Busta Rhymes
Story by Sky from Pakistan, “A new world record is set at the Punjab Youth Festival in Pakistan as a martial artist smashes walnuts with his head.”
“A Mississippi man pronounced dead last month and put in a body bag only to come alive just before embalming, has now died, a coroner said on Thursday” Reuters reports.
Your worst nightmare? Yahoo! reports “The student body president at one Washington state high school decided to use a song by the teen star as part of a fundraiser for children in Ghana. But here’s the catch: Students were subjected to Bieber’s “Baby” played on a loop until they gave enough money to make the music stop.”