Oddly Enough

All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in ‘anger room’

All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in ‘anger room’

Published 13/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old [more…]

‘Why don’t you die?’: Australian’s fight with a spider sparks…

‘Why don’t you die?’: Australian’s fight with a spider sparks…

Published 02/01/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded [more…]

Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture,…

Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture,…

Published 19/12/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to [more…]

Bees, brothels and monkey selfies: oh my- 2018 abuzz with odd U.S….

Bees, brothels and monkey selfies: oh my- 2018 abuzz with odd U.S….

Published 17/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A hive of honeybees in the heart of New York City, a monkey with a photographer’s eye, a brothel full featuring [more…]

No free money in New Jersey: Police want spilled banknotes back

No free money in New Jersey: Police want spilled banknotes back

Published 14/12/2018

(Reuters) - Police in New Jersey on Thursday urged people who grabbed banknotes that spilled out of the back of an armored truck during rush-hour [more…]

Craps: Dice roll sinks Arkansas candidate who twice missed voting…

Craps: Dice roll sinks Arkansas candidate who twice missed voting…

Published 13/12/2018

(Reuters) - An Arkansas city council candidate who twice showed up too late to vote for himself in a contest that ended in a tie [more…]

‘Benny the Beluga’ facing Christmas in the Thames far from home

‘Benny the Beluga’ facing Christmas in the Thames far from home

Published 13/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the [more…]

Firefighters to the rescue after German chocolate factory spill

Firefighters to the rescue after German chocolate factory spill

Published 12/12/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Firefighters in the town of Werl in western Germany tackled an unusual emergency late on Monday when a tank at a local [more…]

Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China

Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China

Published 06/12/2018

BEIJING/JIAXING, China (Reuters) - Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times [more…]

Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating

Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating

Published 02/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City police sought on Saturday for an unlucky suitor who dropped an engagement ring down a Times Square grating [more…]