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04 Feb '16, 10:40am
Weed shops prep for a Super Bowl
Weed shops prep for a Super Bowl

San Francisco's marijuana shops closest to fan events are handing out coupons for free joints.

03 Feb '16, 11:11am
Woman nurtures 200 rescued dogs
Woman nurtures 200 rescued dogs

In South Korea, where dogs are considered a traditional delicacy, a women’s love for her canine friends is viewed by some as odd.

02 Feb '16, 7:37pm
Phil hogs spotlight on Groundhog Day
Phil hogs spotlight on Groundhog Day

Around 30 000 people gathered to watch Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, emerge from his burrow and predict an early spring.

02 Feb '16, 1:55pm
Pics: Tokyo zoo stages ‘zebra escape’
Pics: Tokyo zoo stages ‘zebra escape’

A zebra escaped, giving one zookeeper a heart attack and injuring another - at least that was the scenario of a “zebra escape” drill.

02 Feb '16, 10:28am
Artist faces fine for vagina-shaped kayak
Artist faces fine for vagina-shaped kayak

An artist charged with obscenity for distributing a design for a kayak shaped like her vagina scoffed at a demand to punish her.

02 Feb '16, 10:25am
Pics: Glass shoe to honour women
Pics: Glass shoe to honour women

A Taiwanese county has built an enormous glass shoe as a tribute to local women who suffered from a debilitating foot disease.

01 Feb '16, 12:07am
Goat, tiger friendship comes to an end
Goat, tiger friendship comes to an end

Everyone loved this story about a Siberian tiger and goat being friends. Too bad it's over.

01 Feb '16, 12:07am
Messi seeks to meet young Afghan fan
Messi seeks to meet young Afghan fan

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with an Afghan boy who was pictured in a striped plastic bag jersey.

01 Feb '16, 10:12am
Relief among Tweeps as Jan finally ends
Relief among Tweeps as Jan finally ends

Finally we bid farewell to what seems to be the longest month; January.

30 Jan '16, 2:06pm
Boy in plastic ‘Messi shirt a star’
Boy in plastic ‘Messi shirt a star’

A boy has become an Internet star after pictures went viral of him wearing an Argentina football shirt made out of a plastic bag.

29 Jan '16, 09:30am
Man caught with 38 phones in his pants
Man caught with 38 phones in his pants

British police have arrested a suspected thief with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers.

28 Jan '16, 2:19pm
‘Captain Calamities’ still trying to set sail
‘Captain Calamities’ still trying to set sail

Two amateur yachtsmen have become a laughing stock after having to be rescued nine times - once on dry land.

27 Jan '16, 12:59am
‘Masturbating’ driver ejected from car
‘Masturbating’ driver ejected from car

A Detroit man was killed when he was ejected through the sunroof of his car while driving with his pants down and allegedly masturbating to porn.

22 Jan '16, 09:45am
Video: ‘Wedding haka’ moves millions
Video: ‘Wedding haka’ moves millions

An emotional video of a traditional Maori haka at a New Zealand wedding is being shared widely on social media.

22 Jan '16, 09:17am
Sheep stop fugitives in police pursuit
Sheep stop fugitives in police pursuit

A flock of sheep managed to stop a car-load of fugitives who had led New Zealand police on a 90-minute chase.