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This stag with a bra stuck on its antlers has some serious explaining to do

This stag with a bra stuck on its antlers has some serious explaining to do It's not uncommon to see herds of deer out in the Scottish Highlands, especially during spring time.It is less common to see a leading herd member dawning a brassiere on his antlers.

This footballer's missed goal is so awkward it'll make you wince

This footballer's missed goal is so awkward it'll make you wince Everyone has bad days now and again.During a recent Scottish Premier League match, footballer Miles Storey had a really bad day.

Happy Unicorn Day but narwhals are cooler and actually exist

Happy Unicorn Day but narwhals are cooler and actually exist If narwhals are the "unicorns of the sea," then rhinos are "chubby unicorns," at least according to the internet and a surprising number of T-shirt vendors.That's not to say narwhals and rhinos don't have their own arbitrary days in the spotlight.

Snapchat launches Geofilter to lure young voters

Snapchat launches Geofilter to lure young voters The Geofilter — the first of its kind in the UK — reminds people to register to vote in the council elections on 4 May in Scotland.It will also be the first time 16 and 17 year olds in Scotland are eligible to vote.

This may be one of the fastest goals ever scored in a football match

This may be one of the fastest goals ever scored in a football match You know you're off to a strong start when you go 1-0 up two seconds into a football match.During a West of Scotland Super League First Division match between Clydebank and Maryhill on Saturday, that was exactly what happened.

Policeman's safe cycling demonstration goes very wrong, very fast

Policeman's safe cycling demonstration goes very wrong, very fast You know exactly what's going to happen in the clip below the minute you start watching it.All the elements are there: the crowd of onlookers, the steep flight of concrete steps, and the policeman in the helmet and the high-vis yellow jacket, who was apparently on hand to demonstrate cycling safety to children.

Nothing to see here, just a woman giving CPR to a pigeon

Nothing to see here, just a woman giving CPR to a pigeon You may have seen a lot of things in your life, but we're willing to bet you've never seen a woman attempting to resuscitate a pigeon.There's a first time for everything, though: That video was shared on Twitter on Tuesday by 19-year-old Glasgow School of Art student Charlotte.

Living off the grid on the tiny island of Eigg

Living off the grid on the tiny island of Eigg To the hundred residents of this windblown rock, the weather is ideal.Through a combination of wind, water, and solar power, Eigg has become one of the world's first island communities to implement a completely renewable power grid.

Man's drunken attempt to do a backflip ends exactly as expected

Man's drunken attempt to do a backflip ends exactly as expected This video is the absolute, literal definition of "don't try this at home.It's hard to make out exactly what the men in the clip below are saying, but as the clip progresses it becomes clear what the subject of the conversation is: backflips.

Someone is enlisting the public to help find an old iPod filled with 10 years worth of terrible music

Someone is enlisting the public to help find an old iPod filled with 10 years worth of terrible music iPods have gone out of fashion, but there are still people who hold those portable media players as sacred — like this now musically deprived person who posted a sign for a missing iPod in Airdrie, Scotland.A picture of the sign was shared on the /r/Scotland Reddit page.

J.K. Rowling annihilates Trump supporter in 1 brutal tweet

J.K. Rowling annihilates Trump supporter in 1 brutal tweet If you decide to take on J.If you then make a glaring error in your tweet, it's basically game over.

These animals are getting the Lego treatment because conservation is cool

These animals are getting the Lego treatment because conservation is cool If there's two things that kids love, it's animals and Legos.The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s Caerlaverock Wetland Centre in Scotland has joined the two in an installment of Lego animal statues.

Londoner creates very unusual snack, gets reported to police

Londoner creates very unusual snack, gets reported to police If you decide to play fast and loose with the laws of snack-making in Scotland, you had better be prepared for the consequences.Earlier this week, Houda from London shared an unusual idea for an amendment to the ever-popular cheese on toast.

Korean man breaks down mystifying Scottish dialect in highly educational video

Korean man breaks down mystifying Scottish dialect in highly educational video Just when you thought you had a grip on the many accents and dialects of the United Kingdom, another one comes along.In his latest instructional video, YouTuber Korean Billy tackles Doric, a dialect native to Aberdeen and other parts of the north east of Scotland.

America, this Scottish person wants you to stop eating eggs wrong

America, this Scottish person wants you to stop eating eggs wrong The USA and the UK have a fair bit in common — we both speak essentially the same language; we both like dogs and cats; we both enjoy eating pizza and watching TV.When it comes to certain topics, though, there's a cultural gulf between our two fair nations twice the size of the ocean that separates us.

Guest photobombs bride and groom for a wedding day memory they can't unsee

Guest photobombs bride and groom for a wedding day memory they can't unsee Your wedding day is an event you'll always remember, especially if you have a photographer on hand to capture all the special moments.The Marshall's experienced a very unique moment on their wedding day when their guest, Robert Wallace, decided to photobomb their romantic shoot.

This student's plan to help elderly residents is heartwarmingly adorable

This student's plan to help elderly residents is heartwarmingly adorable Some people are just plain nice.20-year-old Scottish student Fraser, who's currently studying medicine at Falkirk University, seems to fall firmly into this category.

When a British daredevil attempted a rocket-powered speed record on Loch Ness

When a British daredevil attempted a rocket-powered speed record on Loch Ness In the 1930s and 1940s, British motorist John Cobb smashed a number of land speed records.19 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1947, Cobb sets his sights on the water.