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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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Austrian traffic cop has crap day
September 17 2014 at 18:43

A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure.

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Goldfish surgery went swimmingly
September 16 2014 at 12:52

A Melbourne woman was too attached to her pet goldfish to let him die of a tumour.

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What not to say in Thai...
September 15 2014 at 11:49

A textbook teaching blue Thai phrases to Japanese learners has provoked outrage in Bangkok.

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Japan’s porn industry needs more men
September 12 2014 at 12:00

A Japanese porn actor says there are only 70 men to do “all the heavy lifting” in the nation’s adult film industry.

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Tallest dog in the world has died
September 12 2014 at 11:15

Zeus’s impressive height earned him a place in the record books.

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Man escapes penalty for Viagra pills
September 11 2014 at 13:43

Four little blue pills landed an Australian man in trouble with the law.

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Love blossoms for sacked ministers
September 11 2014 at 09:58

France’s Arnaud Montebourg and Aurelie Filippetti reportedly found love after being dismissed from their posts.

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Lucky feline has eight lives left
September 10 2014 at 12:20

German firefighters used a breathing apparatus designed for a child to resuscitate a cat after a blaze in Berlin.

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Auto-lock ruins would-be thief’s plan
September 10 2014 at 07:44

A would-be thief was stuck in a car he was trying to steal from when its auto-lock function kicked in - trapping him inside.

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Beaming bunny a hit in Taiwan
September 8 2014 at 18:31

A giant white rabbit on show in Taiwan by artist Florentijn Hofman has drawn more than one million visitors.

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