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28 Sep. 2018
Boris and Brexit gym punchbags help Londoners vent their rage
Londoners fed up with Brexit can vent their rage with a special gym routine that includes high-intensity exercises like pummeling punchbags bearing photographs of some of the main players like Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker.
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2 Nov. 2018
Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the Disgusting Food Museum
The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It’s the worst. Or so says the expert.
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9 Oct. 2018
And the fattest bear in Alaska is … 409 Beadnose
In an Alaska clash of tubby titans that has become a social media sensation, a shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother known as 409 Beadnose was crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018.
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14 Oct. 2018
Kangaroo attacks couple in northeastern Australia, injures woman
Australian wildlife carers Jim and Linda Smith are lucky to be alive, an ambulance official said, after they were attacked by a kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state.
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13 Nov. 2018
Soccer: Referee banned by FA after rock, paper, scissors blunder
Referee David McNamara has been handed a three-week ban by the English FA for asking two captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide the kick-off before a Women’s Super League (WSL) match after forgetting his coin, British media reported on Tuesday.
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10 Oct. 2018
Axe throwing takes aim at sunny Los Angeles
Axe throwing may not seem to have a place in Los Angeles, where sun and surf reign supreme, but the city’s first venue featuring the niche sport is counting on people to ditch the waves for steel hatchets.
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26 Oct. 2018
Eggs with benefits: Sydney’s same-sex penguins become parents
Two male penguins entrusted with the care of a fostered egg have welcomed a tiny sub-Antarctic Gentoo chick into the world, Sydney’s Sea Life Aquarium said on Friday.
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7 Oct. 2018
Dogs owners march on UK parliament demanding new Brexit ‘Wooferendum’
Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain’s parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country’s exit from the European Union.
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16 Oct. 2018
She came, she saw, she conquered, British woman claims conker crown
Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship.
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10 Oct. 2018
Purrfect job; Russian town hires cat chief to attend to strays
It was an unusual job advert. Wanted: Cat chief. Location: Zelenogradsk, Russia: Duties: Tending to the town’s approximately 70 stray cats.
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14 Oct. 2018
Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine
Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable – turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany.
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11 Oct. 2018
A wagging finger sticking out of your mobile phone is creepy. Why?
A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It’s creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see?
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