Gulp! Georgian boy solves six Rubik"s cubes under water in one breath

An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik's Cubes under water in one breath on Friday, in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Aug 17th, 2018Related News

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s......»»

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

Karachi"s rooftop cattle crane lift to the ground

Residents of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha......»»

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

Scorching weather helps uncover archeological sites around Britain

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Muja the alligator still alive and snapping in his 80s at Belgrade Zoo

American alligator Muja arrived at Belgrade Zoo on the eve of the Second World War and is believed to be the oldest of his kind in captivity, and still in good health with a hearty appetite for his age, his handlers said on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Trump "live figure" thumps Merkel at Berlin"s Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a punchball......»»

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

Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Aug 13th, 2018Related News

Face value: Australians seek free portraits of Queen Elizabeth

Australians by the dozen are demanding portraits of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, after a news item drew attention to an obscure rule entitling them to such articles from local politicians......»»

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

Who let the goats out? Runaway herd invades Idaho neighborhood

More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes and tree leaves......»»

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

Christmas comes early for London department store

On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the new Christmas shop at department store Selfridges......»»

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

Fields Medal stolen from Kurdish mathematician in Rio

A winner of the Fields Medal, often called the 'Nobel Prize of mathematics,' had his prize stolen shortly after receiving it during a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Aug 1st, 2018Related News

Six-year-old YouTube star brings his own toy line to Walmart

A 6-year-old boy whose toy reviews have drawn billions of views on YouTube will debut his own line of slime, stuffed animals and other merchandise at Walmart Inc next month, the retailer said on Monday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 31st, 2018Related News

Split concerns force Durex to recall some condoms in UK and Ireland

Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, has recalled some batches of its "Real Feel" and "Latex Free" condoms in the United Kingdom and Ireland due to concerns they may burst......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 31st, 2018Related News

And the world record for swimming along in a sack with hands & feet tied up goes to..

Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov - Bulgaria's answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined - reclaimed on Tuesday¬†the Guinness world record for swimming along with his hands and feet tied while fully wrapped inside a sack......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 25th, 2018Related News

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

A sheep in eastern Australia is leaping about more lightly after being sheared of its massively overgrown fleece......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 24th, 2018Related News

Ready, steady, slow: snails slug it out at racing world championship

The race starter stood up and shouted: "Ready, steady, slow!" The crowd cheered, but the competitors remained stuck at the start line. Welcome to the world snail racing championship......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 23rd, 2018Related News

Sun, sea and ... Santas? Father Christmases hold annual congress

Braving Europe's heatwave, more than 150 Santas from around the world donned their heavy suits and full beards at their annual conference in Denmark......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 23rd, 2018Related News

Queen Elizabeth owns how many swans? Annual count gets underway

An 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth started on Monday, an annual ceremony of "swan upping" that in modern times has become a means of wildlife conservation......»»

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

Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final

Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday's World Cup final......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jul 15th, 2018Related News

Georgia police use coin toss to decide whether to arrest woman

Two police officers in Georgia have been suspended after they used a coin toss to decide whether to arrest a 24-year-old motorist they stopped for speeding, police said......»»

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