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   Oddly Enough14 days ago

Osaka airport introduces canine comfort room, complete with pole

   A dog is pictured at the first ‘dog toilet’ opened at an airport in Japan, at Osaka International Airport in this undated handout obtained by Reuters on February 10, 2020. KANSAI AIRPORTS/Handout via REUTERS 

   Osaka's Itami airport is setting up a toilet area for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on.
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   Oddly Enough13 days ago

Cape Town restaurant wins Guinness world milkshake record

   Milkshakes are seen on the counter at Gibson's restaurant, recently recognised by the Guinness World Records as having the "Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available", in Cape Town, South Africa, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham 

   Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'.
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   World News25 days ago

Japanese billionaire Maezawa pulls out of dating show that promised the moon

   FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo 

   Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has pulled out of a documentary search for a girlfriend to take on his voyage around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX, citing his "mixed feelings" about participating.
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   World News19 days ago

Come to Rio, get robbed: Brazil tourism body shares awkward Instagram post

   When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's national tourism agency typically focuses on the city's world-class beaches, samba-filled music scene and caipirinha-fueled parties. Violent crime is rarely listed among the attractions.
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   Environmenta month ago

Lengthy pizza delivers funds for embattled Australian firefighters

   People look on as a 100m long margherita pizza sits on a table before receiving its final toppings, which was prepared by Pellegrini's Italian restaurant in their attempt to set a new record for Australia's longest pizza as part of a charity event to raise funds for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, in Sydney, Australia, January 19, 2020, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken January 19, 2020. INSTAGRAM/@ISSAC_EATSALOT via REUTERS 

   An Italian restaurant in Australia has made a 103 meter (338 foot) Margherita pizza to raise funds for firefighters battling bushfires.
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   Sports Newsa month ago

Doctor TikTok-ed off with injured All Blacks loose forward Savea

   Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery.
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   World Newsa month ago

Drink like a Mexican kingpin: 'El Chapo' beer launched by daughter

   A woman poses for a photo showing bottles of "El Chapo" beer, crafted by a company of Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, at the Expo Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Mexico January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza 

   Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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   Sports Newsa month ago

Ultra trail runner Jornet beats base jumper in odd contest

   Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest -- one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday.
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   Technology Newsa month ago

Moonstruck: Japanese billionaire's girlfriend entrants top 20,000

   FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, poses for photos as he attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo 

   Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage.
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   Technology Newsa month ago

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

   FILE PHOTO: A smartphone and a headset are seen in front of a screen projection of Spotify logo, in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo 

   Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners' absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals.
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   Oddly Enough12 hours ago

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

   "Mad" Mike Hughes, who died after a homemade rocket he was on crash-landed in the desert near Barstow, California, U.S., is seen in an undated picture obtained from social media on February 23, 2020. Science Channel/via REUTERS 

   "Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend.
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   Science & Spacea month ago

Brain freeze: Russian firm offers path to immortality for a fee

   KrioRus' "patients" are frozen in vats of liquid nitrogen in the hope of one day being revived. Freddy Tennyson reports. 

   When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.
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   World Newsa month ago

Yamaha warns musicians not to climb in instrument cases after Ghosn escape

   Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn talks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut, Lebanon January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir 

   Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one.
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   World Newsa month ago

UK's Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

   Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 13, 2020. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS 

   British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do "Veganuary" - the popular practice of becoming vegan in January - as it would take too much concentration and mean giving up cheese.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

After Britain appeals for weirdos, spoon bender Uri Geller applies

   FILE PHOTO: Uri Geller gestures during an interview at the Uri Geller Museum in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun 

   Spoon-bending celebrity psychic Uri Geller, 73, has applied for a job in the British government in response to an advert for "misfits" and "weirdos", saying no other candidate would possess his powers.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

Cat vs. chants: Friendly feline tests Buddhist monk's patience

   A temple cat clings to buddhist monk during solemn Buddhist prayers for the new year, in Bangkok, Thailand December 31, 2019 in this picture taken from social media video. COURTESY FLASH NOPHAYONG SOOKPHAN/via REUTERS 

   A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during five-hour-long New Year prayers was enough to test the patience of a Buddhist monk as he tried to maintain his chanting concentration.
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   Science & Space2 months ago

Egg-standing test goes viral as ring-of-fire eclipse crosses Asia

   An egg is seen on the ground in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 26, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. HAKEEM MAAROF via REUTERS. 

   Can you make an egg stand on its narrow side during a solar eclipse?
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   World News2 months ago

Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting 'Merry Christmas'

   David Wayne Oliver, 65, who according to police and media reports was arrested after allegedly robbing a bank in downtown Colorado Springs, then throwing the money into the air and shouting, "Merry Christmas," is pictured in this booking photo released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, December 24, 2019. Colorado Springs Police Department/Handout via REUTERS 

   A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, “Merry Christmas” to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

Indonesian housewife tackles homelessness for 250 feral cats

   Dita Agusta, 45, owner of a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung", plays with her cats in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia December 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan 

   On the outskirts of suburban Jakarta, housewife Dita Agusta lives with more than 250 cats she has taken in off the streets, creating a shelter for the animals she hopes will one day be adopted.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

Wakanda free trade forever? Fictional nation removed from U.S. trade list

   "Wakanda", a fictional country from the movie "Black Panther", is seen as an option of a free trade partner with the U.S., in this screenshot obtained from the USDA website on December 19, 2019. USDA /via REUTERS 

   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it removed the fictional country of Wakanda from an online list of nations that have free trade agreements with the United States on Thursday.
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   Oddly Enough14 days ago

Osaka airport introduces canine comfort room, complete with pole

   A dog is pictured at the first ‘dog toilet’ opened at an airport in Japan, at Osaka International Airport in this undated handout obtained by Reuters on February 10, 2020. KANSAI AIRPORTS/Handout via REUTERS 

   Osaka's Itami airport is setting up a toilet area for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on.
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   Oddly Enough13 days ago

Cape Town restaurant wins Guinness world milkshake record

   Milkshakes are seen on the counter at Gibson's restaurant, recently recognised by the Guinness World Records as having the "Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available", in Cape Town, South Africa, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham 

   Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'.
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   World News25 days ago

Japanese billionaire Maezawa pulls out of dating show that promised the moon

   FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo 

   Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has pulled out of a documentary search for a girlfriend to take on his voyage around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX, citing his "mixed feelings" about participating.
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   World News19 days ago

Come to Rio, get robbed: Brazil tourism body shares awkward Instagram post

   When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's national tourism agency typically focuses on the city's world-class beaches, samba-filled music scene and caipirinha-fueled parties. Violent crime is rarely listed among the attractions.
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   Environmenta month ago

Lengthy pizza delivers funds for embattled Australian firefighters

   People look on as a 100m long margherita pizza sits on a table before receiving its final toppings, which was prepared by Pellegrini's Italian restaurant in their attempt to set a new record for Australia's longest pizza as part of a charity event to raise funds for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, in Sydney, Australia, January 19, 2020, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken January 19, 2020. INSTAGRAM/@ISSAC_EATSALOT via REUTERS 

   An Italian restaurant in Australia has made a 103 meter (338 foot) Margherita pizza to raise funds for firefighters battling bushfires.
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   Sports Newsa month ago

Doctor TikTok-ed off with injured All Blacks loose forward Savea

   Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery.
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   World Newsa month ago

Drink like a Mexican kingpin: 'El Chapo' beer launched by daughter

   A woman poses for a photo showing bottles of "El Chapo" beer, crafted by a company of Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, at the Expo Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Mexico January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza 

   Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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   Sports Newsa month ago

Ultra trail runner Jornet beats base jumper in odd contest

   Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest -- one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday.
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   Technology Newsa month ago

Moonstruck: Japanese billionaire's girlfriend entrants top 20,000

   FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, poses for photos as he attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo 

   Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage.
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   Technology Newsa month ago

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

   FILE PHOTO: A smartphone and a headset are seen in front of a screen projection of Spotify logo, in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo 

   Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners' absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals.
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   Oddly Enough12 hours ago

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

   "Mad" Mike Hughes, who died after a homemade rocket he was on crash-landed in the desert near Barstow, California, U.S., is seen in an undated picture obtained from social media on February 23, 2020. Science Channel/via REUTERS 

   "Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend.
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   Science & Spacea month ago

Brain freeze: Russian firm offers path to immortality for a fee

   KrioRus' "patients" are frozen in vats of liquid nitrogen in the hope of one day being revived. Freddy Tennyson reports. 

   When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.
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   World Newsa month ago

Yamaha warns musicians not to climb in instrument cases after Ghosn escape

   Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn talks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut, Lebanon January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir 

   Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one.
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   World Newsa month ago

UK's Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

   Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 13, 2020. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS 

   British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do "Veganuary" - the popular practice of becoming vegan in January - as it would take too much concentration and mean giving up cheese.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

After Britain appeals for weirdos, spoon bender Uri Geller applies

   FILE PHOTO: Uri Geller gestures during an interview at the Uri Geller Museum in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun 

   Spoon-bending celebrity psychic Uri Geller, 73, has applied for a job in the British government in response to an advert for "misfits" and "weirdos", saying no other candidate would possess his powers.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

Cat vs. chants: Friendly feline tests Buddhist monk's patience

   A temple cat clings to buddhist monk during solemn Buddhist prayers for the new year, in Bangkok, Thailand December 31, 2019 in this picture taken from social media video. COURTESY FLASH NOPHAYONG SOOKPHAN/via REUTERS 

   A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during five-hour-long New Year prayers was enough to test the patience of a Buddhist monk as he tried to maintain his chanting concentration.
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   Science & Space2 months ago

Egg-standing test goes viral as ring-of-fire eclipse crosses Asia

   An egg is seen on the ground in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 26, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. HAKEEM MAAROF via REUTERS. 

   Can you make an egg stand on its narrow side during a solar eclipse?
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   World News2 months ago

Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting 'Merry Christmas'

   David Wayne Oliver, 65, who according to police and media reports was arrested after allegedly robbing a bank in downtown Colorado Springs, then throwing the money into the air and shouting, "Merry Christmas," is pictured in this booking photo released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, December 24, 2019. Colorado Springs Police Department/Handout via REUTERS 

   A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, “Merry Christmas” to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

Indonesian housewife tackles homelessness for 250 feral cats

   Dita Agusta, 45, owner of a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung", plays with her cats in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia December 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan 

   On the outskirts of suburban Jakarta, housewife Dita Agusta lives with more than 250 cats she has taken in off the streets, creating a shelter for the animals she hopes will one day be adopted.
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   Oddly Enough2 months ago

Wakanda free trade forever? Fictional nation removed from U.S. trade list

   "Wakanda", a fictional country from the movie "Black Panther", is seen as an option of a free trade partner with the U.S., in this screenshot obtained from the USDA website on December 19, 2019. USDA /via REUTERS 

   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it removed the fictional country of Wakanda from an online list of nations that have free trade agreements with the United States on Thursday.
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