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The tortoise with a turtle problem

Lola the tortoise hasn’t pooped for a month. The problem? A Florida vet knows.

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Uncle Joe!

How a conversation about volcanic ash gave rise to the idea of an unusual way to handle cremated human remains...

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LA celebrates 40th birthday of Hello Kitty

Los Angeles will celebrate the character's 40th birthday at Hello Kitty Con, a four-day festival dedicated to all things Kitty.

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Plus-size woman slams pizza company
October 14 2014 at 11:55

Pizza Hut Singapore has apologised to a customer described as a “Pink Fat Lady” by a staff member.

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Irate employee makes tracks
October 13 2014 at 12:07

A Wyoming man has been apprehended by police after a work-related spat that saw him drive off with a locomotive.

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China on the prowl for Putin’s tiger
October 9 2014 at 12:14

A Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin has roamed across the border.

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A phone! A phone! My house for a phone!
October 8 2014 at 10:46

A Detroit homeowner is so desperate to sell his property that he’s willing to accept an iPhone 6 as payment.

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Farmers swap paddy fields for racetrack
October 7 2014 at 20:43

Thai farmers ditched their paddy fields to sprint across a dusty track on the backs of prized water buffalo in a decades-old contest.

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Sticky fruit used in high-tech ATM robbery
October 7 2014 at 11:54

Philippine thieves have been using low-tech sticky tree sap to rob high-tech cash dispenser machines in banks, say police.

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Brazil clown tops votes for Congress
October 6 2014 at 11:04

Brazilians re-elected a clown named Tiririca (Grumpy) to Congress with one million votes, say election officials.

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One man’s trash is another’s treasure?
October 4 2014 at 13:52

Sex toys, pets and even a spouse among bizarre items left behind by previous tenants.

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Zim to teach cops to smile
October 3 2014 at 17:37

Zimbabwe will conduct "smiling" training sessions to make law enforcers friendlier towards tourists and motorists.

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China’s pigeons get anal security checks
October 1 2014 at 12:35

Think your job is bad? Spare a thought for the Chinese workers who had to inspect the rear ends of 10 000 pigeons.

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