#PulseList2015 brings you the Top 15 trending gist stories of 2015.
The year 2015 brought highlights of the good, the bad and the total absurd in many forms.
You thought you had seen it but a man in China, entered the history books for absurdity when he committed suicide because the woman he got married to was so ugly he could not stand her sight.
Groom Kang Hu was left so disappointed after seeing his bride for the first time that he he attempted to drown himself.
‘I feel bad about what happened but when I saw her she wasn’t what I had expected and I realised she would be bad for my image,’ he said after being fished from a river.
The 33-year-old stunned guests when he apologised to bride Na Sung, 30, after saying she was ‘too ugly’ before the wedding in Shiyan, in central China’s Hubei province.
A South African woman, Mildred Mashego, and her daughter Patricia, have entered the record books as the first mother and daughter to give birth to their babies in the same month and for the same man.
It was reported that that 38-year-old Mashego of Casteel, South Africa, was pregnant when she learned that her 19-year-old daughter was also pregnant, and the two were due just days apart.
But her anger turned to shock when she found out that the man responsible for her daughter's condition was the same man who was going to be the father of her child, Vincent Malumane.
A married woman got the shock of her life when her younger boyfriend took to social media to post her nude photos after she dumped him for another man.
The man tried to blackmail her but when she could not raise the amount, he made good his threat of publishing her nude photos.
This 35-year-old man, Wahab Sa’adu, from in Kwara State, was so frustrated with his inability to perform in bed that he used a sharp knife to cut his own penis, blaming the act on manipulation from witches.
"Prior to the incident, I had a dream in which three unidentified women appeared to me and ordered that I drink battery acid, which I did the following morning without the knowledge of anyone.
Three days after, I had another dream where the same women ordered me to wake up and cut off my manhood. It was after cutting it off that I regained consciousness. So I rushed home for immediate remedy," he lamented on his hospital bed.
A Malawian lady called Charmaine Asedi, had a bitter taste after her ex-boyfriend leaked her nude photos on social media for jilting him.
The man was angry that after spending a lot of money on Asedi, she decided to dump him for another man who is richer.
Still coming out of Malawi, this 18-year-old daughter of a preacher in Malawi known as Lindiwe, brought shame to her family when her nude photos also became a sensation after they were leaked on social media and they went viral.
It was reported that her boyfriend got angry after she dumped him and pronto, he unleashed nude photos of the girl on social media during their days of wild sex orgies.
As a result, the girl went into hiding while her father's religious television programme suffered low patronage with advertisers pulling out in droves.
In Uganda, there is a yearly pageant organized for the ugliest man and Godfrey Baguma was winner of the contest for three years running. While many thought such men would find it difficult to get a wife, Baguma was actually celebrating the birth of his eighth child from his second wife, a very pretty young lady.
Baguma who has put his disadvantage to good use, even has a musical album and is himself, a centre of attraction.
Back home in Nigeria, a 56-year-old man was caught red handed by his wife having sex with his 13-year-old step-daughter.
The woman went into a frenzy and stripped the man and her daughter naked and made them parade their street naked.
The man later confessed that he had been sleeping with the girl for two years.
Nigerians knew little or nothing about this transgender called Stephanie Rose but she became an instant fixture when she came out firing from all cylinders, calling God all sorts of names.
Born Dapo Adaralegbe, he was a popular homosexual studying Law at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, before he was expelled in 2001 due to his identity crisis, escaped to Holland and had a sex change and became a woman.
Since then, she has become a non-conformist God hater, taking swipes at the make and His son, Jesus Christ, at will.
Going down history lane, we dug into the archives and unearthed the inglorious reign of one of Nigeria's most notorious armed bandits, Lawrence Anini, aka Lawrence The Law.
Anini was so feared that he held the old Bendel State, now Edo and Delta, by their balls and even had the then Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, asking the then Inspector General of Police, Etim Inyang:
"My friend, where is Anini?"
Such was his reign of terror.
He was later arrested and executed on March 29, 1987.
Lawrence Nomanyagbon Anini, was on of Nigeria's most notorious armed robbers who held sway in the old Bendel State (Now Edo and Delta States).
His reign in the 80s was so bloody that he was even discussed at the State Security Council meeting. Anini was born in 1960, and was executed on March 29, 1987, following his conviction by a Benin High Court for armed robbery.
Back to the Eastern part of Africa we go, Kenya to be precise. There is something we call 'Konji' (severe sexual urge), out here and these two women must have been so held up by it that they kidnapped a 29-year-old man and gang-raped him for several hours while holding a snake and a gun on him.
Some randy men said the man was one lucky bastard to be raped by women but hey, not with a deadly snake staring into your eyes.
Like it is said, strange things do happen every day. So it was when doctors in the United States of America made a shocking discovery of a black woman who was born with two functional vaginas.
The Maryland based woman, according to media reports, was born with the two private parts, described as a very rare condition.
Two vaginas laid side by side but the woman only used one of them for sex while the other one has been unused, and was still considered virgin, though she told the doctors that she menstruated out of the two vaginas during her monthly flow.
Most rapist often believe that they hold so much power over their victims but what this Lagos man did not know was that he would meet his match in a lady he tried to forcefully have sex with as she put up a serious resistance and actually bit off his weapon of destruction.
Chioma Toplis is one buxomly Nigerian actress but she must think men swoon over her when she gave an interview that men actually masturbate whenever they look at her photos.
That statement really pissed off a lot of men who went at her so much she had to recant the statement.
The Umuahia, Abia State born big babe who has been married for over 20 years to a white man and lives with her family in the United Kingdom, reportedly told the Sun that men go the extra mile to be with her despite her intimidating size and some perverted ones among them even 'wank' on seeing her photos with her extra-endowed boobs.
“I post my sexy pictures any time I feel like. In the UK, I am registered with agencies that do plus sized lingerie, so I have been publishing to be one of their models. I won’t give up; who knows, someday my dreams will come true. Some men will be there romancing my pictures on Facebook. They even 'wank' (masturbate) on my pictures."
It was a sad end for a pretty staff of Silverbird TV, Lagos, Aisha Noble Mustapha, who was allegedly stabbed to death by her married boyfriend because she refused to abort the pregnancy she was carrying for him.
Mustapha was reportedly stabbed 11 times by the man in the evening of Saturday, March 14, 2015, on her way back from her office, in front of her residence in Ogudu GRA.