Santa Claus dives into hot climate issue in Paris aquarium

In a change of scene, Santa Claus is donning flippers and a diving mask along with his traditional red-and-white outfit to scuba dive in a Paris aquarium as he teaches kids about global warming and climate issues during the festive season......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Dec 4th, 2019Related News

Philippine students turn littered dog poo into bricks

A group of secondary school students in the Philippines has found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks, aiming to rid city streets of excrement and potentially even lower construction costs......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Nov 20th, 2019Related News

"The ducks have won": French court says they may keep on quacking

The ducks on a small French smallholding may carry on quacking, a French court ruled on Tuesday, rejecting a neighbor's complaint that the birds' racket was making their life a misery......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Nov 19th, 2019Related News

Poppy-stealing pigeon offers poignant reminder of war anniversary

A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia's national war memorial in Canberra and using them to build a colorful nest in the lead-up to Remembrance Day commemorations......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Nov 8th, 2019Related News

Bolivia"s Morales a dictator? Apple"s Siri says so (in Spanish)

With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator.".....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Nov 6th, 2019Related News

Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Nov 5th, 2019Related News

The race to eat Bangkok"s "biggest burger", a 10,000-calorie challenge

A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 30th, 2019Related News

"Something novel": Chinese cafe dyes pups to look like pandas

Would you like your dog transformed into a panda?.....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 30th, 2019Related News

Australia"s Chris the sheep, the world"s woolliest, dies

An Australian sheep who made headlines in 2015 for the record-breaking weight of his fleece has died, according to the carers of the Merino named Chris......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 22nd, 2019Related News

Sheep take over streets of Madrid for annual migration

Sheep replaced traffic on the streets of Madrid on Sunday as shepherds steered their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient migration routes......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 20th, 2019Related News

Bosnia"s lady in red plans for the afterlife

Zorica Rebernik has spent her life in red and plans to stay that way -- even after she dies......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 17th, 2019Related News

Australia bars entry to Vietnamese woman for failing to declare raw pork

Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg (22 lb) of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under a more strict biosecurity law, authorities said on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 15th, 2019Related News

Supertyphoon Hagibis gives new wind to Philippine disco band

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 12th, 2019Related News

Squirrels" stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos

Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, after they discovered a hoodful of walnuts and grass in their car......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 9th, 2019Related News

Owners present pets to Philippines priest for blessing

Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 6th, 2019Related News

A 70-year-old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia"s "Death Road"

Bolivia┬┤s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 6th, 2019Related News

A 70-year old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia"s "Death Road"

Bolivia┬┤s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 5th, 2019Related News

Italian astronaut to watch World Cup match from space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 3rd, 2019Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 27th, 2019Related News

Loo and behold! Japan"s high-tech toilets bemuse fans

Japan may not win their home Rugby World Cup but they have already proved themselves world beaters when it comes to toilets......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 24th, 2019Related News