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  • Kuwaiti fish seller's eye-popping fraud goes viral

    Dubai: Authorities in Kuwait shuttered a fish shop after eye-popping fraud came to light, thanks to a video. An ingenious fish seller was trying to pass off stale fish as fresh catch by pasting plastic eyes to hide the fish's rotting eyes. The state of a fish's eyes indicates its freshness: yellow...

  • Outrage as Chinese kindergarten welcomes kids with pole dance

    Shenzhen: A school in China sparked outraged after it organised a pole dance to welcome its students after summer holidays. Xinshanhui Kingergarten school in Shenzhen, south-east China, invited parents for a welcoming ceremony. But as the programme got underway, a scantily-clad woman began dancing...

  • 13,500 hours and 1 mn Technic bricks later, the Lego Bugatti is here

    Lego, the company behind the bricks, has done something truly mind-boggling - build a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. The actual construction began in March 2018 and the entire process too 13,500 hours, reported techcrunch. The car is not entirely Lego though. Some of...

  • Man left red-faced after finger gets stuck in sex toy vending machine

    Beijing: A Chinese man was embarrassed no end after his finger got stuck in a sex toy vending machine, forcing him to dial firefighters for help. The incident took place near a clinic on Sunday night in the city of Cixi in Zhejiang Province. The man, identified with pseudonym Zhu, claimed...

  • Italian woman suffers life-threatening shock after drinking flavoured beer

    London: A 29-year-old Italian woman suffered a life-threatening shock after drinking flavoured beer containing coriander, in what is said to be a world's first-ever such case. The woman suffered an anaphylactic shock - an extremely serious allergic reaction that can kill within minutes - after...

  • Indonesian woman held captive in cave for 15 yrs by shaman

    Jakarta: In a horrifying case, police in Indonesia rescued a 28-year-old woman who was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a shaman. The woman, identified only as HS, was found in a crevice near Galumpang village in Central Sulawesi, reported Jakarta Post. She was discovered after the local...

  • Watch: Rhino's road rage in Mexico safari park

    Tourists had a narrow escape in a safari park in Mexico after a rhino attacked their SUV. The incident happened in Africam Safari Park in Puebla, Mexico. The aggressive rhino rammed into the vehicle from the side and then lifted it off the ground, giving anxious moments to the passengers...

  • Watch: Ostrich escapes farm, sprints on busy streets in China

    An ostrich escaped its home and began sprinting down the streets in a city in southern China on Tuesday. The ostrich changed lanes and jumped signals at will in Binyang county while citizens watched amused at the bizarre sight. Ostriches can run at 30 mph and the bird showed its running prowess...

  • Close encounter: US man discovers python in toilet bowl

    Peek before you sit: that will be from now the mantra of James Hooper, who was stunned to discover a python in his toilet bowl. A resident of Virginia Beach in the US, Hooper initially thought one of his housemates was playing a prank on him when he found the snake. 'The snake was moving...

  • Ethiopian 'prophet' lands in jail for trying to bring corpse back to life

    An Ethiopian man landed behind bars after he failed to bring a dead man back to life in Galilee, a small western town in the Oromia region. Getayawkal Ayele, a self-styled prophet, had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and chanting 'Belay, wake up', according to BBC....

  • Pune man with world's longest fingernails cuts them off after 66 yrs

    New York: Pune's Shridhar Chillal, who held the Guinness World Record for the longest fingernails ever recorded on a single hand, has finally gotten rid of them, bringing to an end a 66-year-old obsession. The 29-feet nails were carefully removed them during a 'nail clipping ceremony' at Ripley's...

  • Weight off mind as Australian officials finally catch monster croc

    Sydney: A monster saltwater crocodile weighing 600 kgs has finally been caught in Australia, ending an eight-year hunt for the elusive beast, reported AFP. The 4.7-metre (15.4-foot) beast, estimated to be 60 years old, was found in a trap downstream from the town of Katherine after first being...