Australian artist emerges alive from three-day burial under road

HOBART (Reuters) - An Australian performance artist who was buried in a steel container under a busy road for 72 hours as part of a so-called dark arts festival was released from his self-imposed prison on Sunday......»»

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Australian supermarket giant says "yes" to mass nude photograph

SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 11,000 Australians who rushed for the chance to strip for American photographer Spencer Tunick will soon wear only smiles after a national supermarket chain changed its mind about allowing the shoot to go ahead on a subur.....»»

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Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to food: study

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs’ responses were similar to what might be expected in normal and overweight humans......»»

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Russia cries foul over Nigerian fans" World Cup chicken requests

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nigerian fans cheering on their national team in Saturday's World Cup match against Croatia will be missing an important item in their supporter's toolkit: chickens......»»

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Fat dogs teach humans new tricks about obesity: Hungarian study

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Fat dogs have a lot in common with overweight humans, including an interest in top quality food and an unwillingness to settle for second best, Hungarian scientists have found......»»

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Russia"s psychic cat Achilles picks home team for World Cup opener

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Want to know who will win the first match of the World Cup? The cat's out of the bag: it's Russia......»»

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Minnesota online sensation raccoon captured atop skyscraper

(Reuters) - A raccoon that climbed to the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday was captured after becoming a star on the web, where it won the hearts of followers across the United States and around the globe......»»

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Belgian zoo welcomes baby giraffe Twiga

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Minutes after plunging two meters (6.5 ft) to the ground as his mother gave birth, baby giraffe Twiga was frolicking round his pen as the newest arrival at Belgium's Planckendael Zoo......»»

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Raccoon reaches top of Minnesota skyscraper, touches hearts

(Reuters) - A raccoon reached the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday after becoming a star on the web, where it captured the hearts of followers across the United States and around the globe......»»

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Chinese vase found in shoebox sells for $19 million

PARIS (Reuters) - An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at auction in Paris on Tuesday......»»

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Astronauts give pope personalized space suit, add white cape

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Astronauts from the International Space Station gave Pope Francis his own blue jump suit on Friday but to distinguish him from ordinary planetary pilgrims like themselves they added a white cape......»»

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Penka the Bulgarian cow escapes death sentence after international outcry

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria agreed on Monday to spare the life of Penka the cow after plans to kill her for crossing European Union borders without paperwork triggered an international outcry......»»

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Bees get death-by-pesticide funeral in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Bee keepers and environmental activists staged a mock funeral in Paris on Thursday for bees, to protest against the pesticides they say are killing insects crucial for the eco-system......»»

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Dancing FBI agent accidentally shoots bar patron in Denver: police

(Reuters) - An off-duty FBI agent dancing wildly at a downtown Denver bar accidentally shot a man in the leg when the agent tried to pick up a gun that fell from its holster as he performed a handstand, Denver police said......»»

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Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Like many soccer fans trying to predict the results of the World Cup, Achilles is busy studying the teams heading to Russia this month for the sport's biggest global showdown. But he has one advantage: cat sense......»»

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Spain horse whisperer"s animals mirror stress sufferers" state of mind

MADRID (Reuters) - In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety......»»

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Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off seagulls

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols to stop the birds from ruining the waterfront dining experience......»»

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China"s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

YAJI MOUNTAIN, China (Reuters) - On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise "hog hotels"......»»

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"Hello kitties" turns to "beware bobcats" in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - With big blues eyes and stubby tails, two kittens taken in by a San Antonio family looked adorable until the fiery seven-week-old felines ripped apart formula bottles and repeatedly bit the hands that were trying to feed them......»»

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Welshman Williams reflects on world title win - naked

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