No money down the drain for Philippine sanitation workers

Philippines sanitation workers unblocking a drain discovered dozens of wallets had been clogging it up, some containing credit cards and IDs, but no money......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 18th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 16th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 14th, 2018Related News

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?.....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 11th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 10th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 10th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 9th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 7th, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 5th, 2018Related News

Whoops! Typos on highway signs vex drivers from New York to Ohio

When a typo appears on a road sign, fixing the error is not as easy as hitting "backspace" or opening a giant container of Wite-Out. In some cases, it can take more than 50 years......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 4th, 2018Related News

Houston officials block brothel from featuring sex dolls

The Houston City Council on Wednesday prevented what was billed as the first brothel in the United States equipped with sex dolls from opening in the Texas city, altering a local ordinance to block the business and any others like it......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 3rd, 2018Related News

Houston officials nix brothel featuring sex dolls

(Note: Story may contain material objectionable to some readers).....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 3rd, 2018Related News

Paddle your own pumpkin: German racers swap boats for vegetables

With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany in a huge, hollowed-out vegetable......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 3rd, 2018Related News

Putting on the dog: Thai ad agency employees bring pets to work

Nimo bounds out of a car in a rush to get to work at a Bangkok advertising agency, but Nimo is no ordinary employee......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 2nd, 2018Related News

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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 28th, 2018Related News

Boris and Theresa punchbags help Londoners vent their Brexit 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......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 28th, 2018Related News

Frenchman lands job after "just-go-ask" advice from Macron

A jobless young Frenchman told by Emmanuel Macron that all he needed to do to find a job was cross the road and ask has landed a position after video of his exchange with the president went viral online......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 27th, 2018Related News

Dwarf goats make the party scene in Los Angeles

Spanky and Pippin are literally party animals in the Los Angeles nightlife scene......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 26th, 2018Related News

White Beluga whale surfaces again in River Thames near London

A beluga whale spotted in London's River Thames surfaced again on Wednesday near the British capital, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 26th, 2018Related News

"Beluga whale" spotted in River Thames near London

A beluga whale was spotted on Tuesday near barges in the River Thames near London, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat, naturalists said......»»

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