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Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves

Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves

Published 25/11/2017

Xiong Gaowu, a 62-year old street barber cleans his customer eye using the straight razor in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone SiuCHENGDU, [more…]

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Published 23/11/2017

The first mass-delivered bread made of insects are seen at the Finnish food company Fazer bakery in Helsinki, Finland November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Attila CserHELSINKI (Reuters) [more…]

British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser

British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser

Published 20/11/2017

Lawrence of Abdoun, the first diplo-cat to be appointed by the British Embassy in Jordan sits next to a laptop that shows its official Twitter [more…]

U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

Published 18/11/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a [more…]

‘No cash, Carney?’ Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet

‘No cash, Carney?’ Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet

Published 16/11/2017

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, holds a credit card as he speaks to guests during a meal at the 'Future Forum [more…]

India gives ‘king of sweets’ a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

India gives ‘king of sweets’ a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

Published 14/11/2017

India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership rights. [more…]

New Zealand`s Prime Moggy, Paddles the six-toed cat, meets an untimely end

New Zealand`s Prime Moggy, Paddles the six-toed cat, meets an untimely end

Published 08/11/2017

Paddles, the New Zealand prime minister's ginger cat, may have had six toes and a wide social media following but she has run out of lives. [more…]

Polly want a broadband connection? Cockatoos cost Australian cable company

Polly want a broadband connection? Cockatoos cost Australian cable company

Published 03/11/2017

Australia's government-built $36 billion broadband network, already under attack from underwhelmed customers, has found a new and formidable enemy - cockatoos are chewing through cables across the country. [more…]

Runaway 7-year-old takes train to airport, boards plane with no ticket

Runaway 7-year-old takes train to airport, boards plane with no ticket

Published 31/10/2017

A seven-year-old girl who ran away from her parents managed to take a train to Geneva airport and board a plane despite having no ticket. [more…]

Axe to grind? Paris hangout has a better idea: throw one

Axe to grind? Paris hangout has a better idea: throw one

Published 27/10/2017

Gupta [more…]