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14 Sep. 2019
Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace
Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.
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20 Sep. 2019
Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base
Scores of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada on Thursday for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, as law enforcement officials beefed up security around the military base.
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27 Feb. 2020
Watch: Venomous snake found hiding behind family’s toaster
An Australian snake catcher shared video of an unusual callout for a highly venomous snake found hiding behind the toaster in a family’s kitchen.
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5 Sep. 2019
Just not cricket: Australian charged $68,000 for a beer in Britain
An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk “the most expensive beer in history” after being charged nearly A$100,000 ($68,120) for the tipple.
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10 Mar. 2020
Farm fire caused by pedometer-eating pigs
Firefighters in Britain said crews responding to a fire at a farm discovered the flames were caused by pigs eating a pedometer.
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3 Mar. 2020
Change from sandwich purchase leads to $500,000 lottery jackpot
A Michigan man bought a sandwich for lunch and decided to spend his change on a lottery ticket that earned him $500,000.
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2 Mar. 2020
Look: RSPCA officer uses dish soap to free deer from metal gate
An animal rescuer in Britain said she used dish washing liquid to help a deer that found itself wedged between the metal railings of a gate.
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23 Sep. 2019
From tree to chair without the carpentry: UK couple grows furniture
On a two-acre field in England’s Midlands, Gavin and Alice Munro are taking sustainability to the next level: they harvest trees which they train to grow into chairs.
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25 Feb. 2020
Watch: Deer crashes through Ohio couple’s house
An Ohio couple were left cleaning up a sizable mess after a deer dashed into their home and crashed into walls and windows while searching for a way out.
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17 Sep. 2019
Rugby: Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts
Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves – but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts.
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28 Sep. 2019
China’s ‘national flag baby’ raises flag, captivates millions
Feng Jianhan, 9, puts on his olive-colored army uniform, cap and white satin gloves each morning, and goosesteps across his living room.
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4 Mar. 2020
Checkout clerk’s advice earns Maryland woman $100,000
A Maryland woman said heeding a checkout clerk’s advice paid off when she scored a $100,000 lottery jackpot.
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