While the bread and butter of Gizmodo UK is in the bits and bytes of technology, we have a lot of fun in the off-topic areas, with many of the stories being filed in the WTF category. Bookmark this page for the sillier stories, from ridiculous examples of body-art, to... sausages made of skittles?

Latest content

wtf

ET Causes Water Rescue Ruckus in Portsmouth After Not Phoning Home

By Sam Gibbs on at

Old Portsmouth saw a flurry of activity after a 999 call sent the coast guard and police rushing into action to rescue a plastic replica of everyone's favourite childhood alien, ET. Of course neither the caller, nor the emergency services suspected the mysterious disheveled body spotted floating five miles off shore was plastic until they got it back to dry land.

wtf

You Won't Believe How Much This USB Cable Costs

By Casey Chan on at

I've long been over the ridiculously overpriced-ness of idiotic Vertu phones. 300 grand for a dumbphone? Whatever, the stupid rich who spend that stupidly are beyond saving anyway. But Vertu has hit a new low (or high?) with this one: a £121 Vertu USB cable.

wtf

Man Wins Lamborghini and Crashes It Within Six Hours

By Sam Gibbs on at

Chalk this up to either utter stupidity, or criminal intent -- a man who won a Lamborghini Murcielago (lime green of course) from a petrol station "Joe Schmo to Lamborghini" competition, managed to smash it up within six hours of getting the keys. But did he crash it on purpose?