Friday , 20 January 2017

Odd News

Man’s Two Vehicles Crushed By Different Trees In Different Cities On Same Day

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A man from California, USA, whose two vehicles were both crushed by trees in different cities on the same day says he feels like “the luckiest guy.” Georgiy Karpekin said he was at Sacramento City College when strong winds swept over the area Wednesday, leading to an unfortunate discovery in …

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Belgian Dog Gets Record For World’s Longest Tail

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A dog in Belgium earned himself a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the world’s longest tail. Keon the Irish wolfhound’s tail measures 30.2 inches long from the top of the bone to the tip, without including his hair, according to the Guinness World Records A …

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Brawling Elephants Block Traffic Through Game Reserve

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A visitor to a South African game reserve captured dramatic video of two huge elephants having a brawl in the middle of a road. Gareth Morgan, a regular visitor to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in South Africa, captured video Dec. 27 showing the two elephants using their heads and tusks …

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Firefighters In Cina Free 3-Year-Old Boy From Washing Machine

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Members of a Chinese fire department were filmed dismantling a washing machine to rescue a 3-year-old boy who became trapped inside the appliance. A video filmed last month in Xiaogan, Hubei Province shows the firefighters dismantling the washer to rescue the toddler, who apparently became trapped while playing inside the …

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Man Shovels Snow While Riding Unicycle, Playing Bagpipes

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A man in the US was filmed shoveling snow while riding his unicycle and playing bagpipes. Brian Kidd, posted a video to YouTube showing him shoveling snow from the sidewalk in his neighborhood. Kidd, whose unicycle multitasking videos have repeatedly gone viral, rides his unicycle and plays “The Imperial March” from …

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Sea lion hitches rides on boats to beg for fish

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A visitor to Mexico’s Baja Peninsula captured video of a local sea lion showing off his signature trick — jumping onto moving boats to beg for food. Chris Taylor posted a video to YouTube Tuesday showing the sea lion, dubbed Pancho by locals, hopping up on the back of a …

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Toaster still working after 58 years of daily use

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A man shared video of an unusual relic at his grandparents’ house — a 58-year-old toaster that still functions in daily use. Michael Asher’s video, posted to YouTube by user Jude Forrest, shows Asher’s grandparents’ kitchen, where he and his grandmother are regarding her old toaster. Asher’s grandma says the …

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Life-size Batmobile contructed using 344,187 Legos

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Chevrolet and Warner Brothers constructed a life-size version of the Lego Batmobile from the upcoming film The Lego Batman Movie. Built from the ground up to take Super-Villains down. Introducing the All-New LEGO® Batmobile from Chevy. See it in action in @LEGOBatmanMovie, in theaters February 10. #LEGOBatmanMovie A photo posted …

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Alcoholics allowed to brew their own beer at addictions program

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Every day, on the hour, almost two-dozen alcoholics line up at a facility in Hamilton, Ontario in Canada for a beer, or a glass of wine. It’s a Wesley Urban Ministries facility, for their managed alcohol program, known as the “Harold E. Ballard Special Care Unit.” It’s one of a handful …

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Thousands of red Skittles spill onto US highway

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The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office in the U.S. state of Wisconsin came across something odd in the road Tuesday evening, January 17th — hundreds of thousands of Skittles! The well-known candy was spilled all over County Highway S near Blackbird Road. They were discovered shortly before 9:00 p.m. No one knew …

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Bride Arrives Wedding Venue In A Tractor!

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Aisling Graham decided to go for the unconventional in her choice of vehicles for her wedding. “As I was putting my dress on, I heard the tractors coming up the lane,” Graham said. “So the dress went on pretty quick so I could go out to see the tractors… The owner …

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Bangkok To Hold First Gay Pride Parade In 11 Years

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The LGBTQ movement in Bangkok will receive some much needed boost this year after an announcement that it will hold its first gay pride parade for the first time in 11 years. Thailand passed a law in 2015 which criminalises discrimination against persons on the basis of their sexual orientation …

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E-Cigarette Explodes In Man’s Mouth

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A man from Idaho, USA was seriously injured when an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth — scorching his skin and knocking out seven of his teeth. Andrew Hall said he was vaping before going to work this week when the device suddenly blew up. The father of three was rushed …

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Three Wax Images Of Donald Trump Which Look Amazingly Life Like!

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Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, Madame Tussauds has unveiled some scarily life-like images of the President-elect.

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Vladimir Putin Says Russian Prostitutes Are The ‘Best In The World’

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Russian president Vladimir Putin has boasted that his country’s prostitutes are “without question the best in the world” but said he doubted Donald Trump had purchased their services. Putin scorned claims that the US president-elect took part in a hotel sex party with two Russian prostitutes in 2013. It is alleged that …

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French Public Urged To Send Fewer Emails To Save Electricity

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France has urged its citizens to “avoid sending too many emails with large attachments” in order to prevent overloading the national grid during this week’s cold spell. The European country is facing fears that a national power shortage could lead to widespread cuts. The company that manages the national grid (RTE) …

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Plans For World’s First ‘Floating City’ Unveiled

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French Polynesia has signed an agreement to construct the world’s first floating city in the southern Pacific. The Pacific island state’s memorandum of understanding with California’s Seasteading Institute outlines objectives the institute must meet to get a possible go-ahead for its first “seastead” community, off the island of Tahiti. They …

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Game Of Thrones’ The Mountain Contends In Washing Machine Throwing Competition

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Game Of Thrones’ Gregor Clegane (The Mountain), Hafthor “Thor” Bjornsson was a contestant in World’s Strongest Man competition. The actor participated in a 46kg washing machine throwing competition. Unfortunately for him, his throws were not enough to beat those of Zydrunas Savickas, who also happened to take first place in the 2014 World’s Strongest …

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‘Missing’ Man Was In Jail During Search

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Police in Alabama, USA discovered that a hunter who was reported missing was actually in a local jail the entire time. Local fire departments and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency were searching for 51-year-old Randy Keith Holt before Limestone County Sheriff’s Office discovered he was being held at a county …

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Rival Car Wash Owners Battle Each Other With Water Hoses Over Customers

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The owners of rival car washes in a Chinese city were filmed fighting with water hoses in an incident witnesses said started as an argument over customers. A video recorded at the scene on Friday in Yongzhou, Hunan Province, shows the two women using car wash hoses to do battle in …

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