Wolf or dog? 18,000-year-old canine mummy presented in Yakutsk

Wolf or dog? 18,000-year-old canine mummy presented in Yakutsk

An 18,000-year-old puppy recovered last year from Siberia’s permafrost was presented to the public in Yakutsk.
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Memorial holding ashes of Holocaust victims stirs emotions in Berlin

Memorial holding ashes of Holocaust victims stirs emotions in Berlin

An art installation featuring a pillar reported containing the mortal ashes of victims of the National Socialist German Workers Party has been erected in front of the Bundestag, in Berlin.
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Prison beds given to hibernating hedgehogs

Prison beds given to hibernating hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are moving into 'prison cells' to hibernate over this year's harsh German winter.
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Baby snowy owl rescued from trap by vets in Siberia

Baby snowy owl rescued from trap by vets in Siberia

A baby snowy owl injured after falling into a trap is recuperating after surgery at the Kemerovo Centre for Conservation of Biological Diversity. Kemerovo locals found the owlet with its left leg stuck in a trap, and took him to the rehabilitation...
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Chinese carpenter makes home-made Mercedes Benz 500k replica out of WOOD

Chinese carpenter makes home-made Mercedes Benz 500k replica out of WOOD

A carpenter from the Chinese city of Kaiyuan took charge of his dream of owning a sports car by making use of his carpentry skills and building a wooden sports car of his own at home.
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Watch this Austrian strongman spin Munich's Ferris wheel with sheer strength

Watch this Austrian strongman spin Munich's Ferris wheel with sheer strength

Austrian athlete Franz Mullner set a new record by spinning the Hi-Sky Ferris wheel in Munich using only the strength of his muscles. Mullner can be seen pulling the 78-metre-tall (255 feet) structure using a rope and straps in front of a cheering...
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Darling, can I get some more caviar with my golden kebab?

Darling, can I get some more caviar with my golden kebab?

A St Petersburg restaurant has added a fancy twist to one of the most iconic street foods – from the beginning of November local foodies have had the chance to experience shawarma stuffed with sturgeon caviar and decorated with gold leaves.
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‘Everything started crumbling’ - search for survivors after deadly earthquake in Albania intensifies

‘Everything started crumbling’ - search for survivors after deadly earthquake in Albania intensifies

A powerful earthquake has hit Albania. Dozens have died and hundreds have been injured, many are displaced. Rescue efforts are ongoing.
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Sculpture of Assange, Snowden, and Manning returns to Berlin

Sculpture of Assange, Snowden, and Manning returns to Berlin

A sculpture of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange and whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, returned to Berlin as Germany's Bundestag held a public hearing on Assange's UK extradition case. The event - organised by German political p...
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Going bananas! These eco-friendly shoes made from banana fibre won’t cost the earth

Going bananas! These eco-friendly shoes made from banana fibre won’t cost the earth

A company in Spain has developed an eco-friendly shoe that is made out of banana fibre.
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Is flying a mini-chopper the new commuting to work?

Is flying a mini-chopper the new commuting to work?

A mini-chopper could be a solution for traffic jams and rescue operations in the future.
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Anyone for a BUG burger? They might just help save the planet

Anyone for a BUG burger? They might just help save the planet

A London based company aims to encourage consumers to take a more environmentally friendly approach to eat, by promoting the use of edible insects in cookery. Horizon Edible Insects has developed a burger patty recipe featuring creepy crawlies and...
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Doggo fun bus makes doggo day care even more fun because the best bois deserve it

Doggo fun bus makes doggo day care even more fun because the best bois deserve it

A dog walker in Buenos Aires has converted a school bus to make it more comfortable for his clients to be driven around.
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Baked, for real - Europe's first cannabis bread hits Belgian retailers

Baked, for real - Europe's first cannabis bread hits Belgian retailers

The Lowy bakery in Brussels is capitalising on the latest food trends as they launch "Cannabread", the first commercially distributed hemp bread in commercially.
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A plastic ban in India’s Odisha is empowering women who make plates out of leaves

A plastic ban in India’s Odisha is empowering women who make plates out of leaves

Following the ban of single-use plastic in Odisha, a demand for a substitute is increasing. Women have come together and are making plates out of leaves, generating an income.
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The hard times are over for these bears who found shelter in a Ukrainian village

The hard times are over for these bears who found shelter in a Ukrainian village

In (the village of) Berezovka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, a shelter for bears helps animals with a troubled past to recover.
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Trafficked howler monkey rescued by animal shelter

Trafficked howler monkey rescued by animal shelter

A monkey Mantled Howler monkey (Alouatta Palliata) that was rescued in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil after being brutally separated from its mother by traffickers was given a new lease on life at a veterinary centre that is preparing it to be r...
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Stan the cat to stand as Anti-Brexit candidate in general election

Stan the cat to stand as Anti-Brexit candidate in general election

Stan the cat is an anti-Brexit campaigner and will stand in the UK general election.
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Banning single use plastic transforms town in just three years

Banning single use plastic transforms town in just three years

The ban of single-use plastic that has been in place since 2016 transformed the Guatemalan town of San Pedro La Laguna in many ways.
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Largest LEGO plane in the world lands safely in Spain

Largest LEGO plane in the world lands safely in Spain

A LEGO exhibition has just opened its doors in Spain. There you can see the largest LEGO plane in the world, models of superheroes, and a whole area dedicated to the human body.
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Fresh Air, for a price! Delhi bar sells oxygen to dodge air pollution

Fresh Air, for a price! Delhi bar sells oxygen to dodge air pollution

A bar in New Delhi is selling oxygen, promising better health amid the air pollution in the Indian capital.
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Farm offers shelter to caimans escaping Pantanal wildfires

Farm offers shelter to caimans escaping Pantanal wildfires

A farmer in the central-western city of Corumba has taken in hundreds of caimans trying to escape from the wildfires in the Pantanal region.
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Earliest upright walking ape discovered in Germany

Earliest upright walking ape discovered in Germany

The fossils of an ancient upright walking ape have been discovered in Germany. This could change the way we tell evolutionary history.
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PAWsitive news! Dog gets pulled out of icy lake in excavator bucket

PAWsitive news! Dog gets pulled out of icy lake in excavator bucket

Builders pulled a dog out of an icy lake with an excavator bucket. The dog ran away after.
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Venice in 'state of crisis' as record floods and winds batter the city

Venice in 'state of crisis' as record floods and winds batter the city

Venice is in a state of crisis due to a record flood and strong winds.
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Zimbabwe prepares for animal mass migration after more than 100 elephants die in drought

Zimbabwe prepares for animal mass migration after more than 100 elephants die in drought

Zimbabwe is planning on moving animals from the south of the country as a severe drought is killing the wildlife.
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Hungry tummies of the world unite for planet's largest hotpot

Hungry tummies of the world unite for planet's largest hotpot

A giant hotpot that can feed 50 something people at once has been unveiled in China.
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Engineer from Leningrad region creates self-made locomotive

Engineer from Leningrad region creates self-made locomotive

Engineer Pavel Chilin, previously known in mass media as a manufacturer of organs, this time created a self-made locomotive in his village of Ulyanovka, Leningrad region. Chilin has been working on the construction of a narrow-gauge (300 mm) railw...
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Destroy and eat a giant CHOCOLATE WALL to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall? Yes please

Destroy and eat a giant CHOCOLATE WALL to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall? Yes please

French artist Patrick Roger has created a chocolate replica of the Berlin Wall to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its fall
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Saved her bacon! 200kg piglet, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet

Saved her bacon! 200kg piglet, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet

A 200kg pig, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet
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Wildfires kill hundreds of animals in Brazil

Wildfires kill hundreds of animals in Brazil

Wildfires in Brazil have caused hundreds of animals to die
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WOODEN supercar unveiled in Japan

WOODEN supercar unveiled in Japan

A car made out of nanofiber ‘wood’ has been unveiled in Japan
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Chinese Fruit Ninja alive and cuttin' it!

Chinese Fruit Ninja alive and cuttin' it!

Twenty-seven-year-old Chengdu chef Li Mi'an doubles up as a fruit and veggie whiz who transforms nature's edibles into eye-popping pieces of art.
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Model widows, death drinks and vampire killing sticks - this is how undertakers party

Model widows, death drinks and vampire killing sticks - this is how undertakers party

Undertakers from all across the Balkans get together for an unusual party.
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Germany beware the influencers are coming! 'Cali Dreams' come true at new made-for-Instagram museum

Germany beware the influencers are coming! 'Cali Dreams' come true at new made-for-Instagram museum

A museum often different backdrops so visitors can take prefect Instagram worthy selfies
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Playing with fire - Gunpowder fruit battle causes casualties

Playing with fire - Gunpowder fruit battle causes casualties

At least 40 participants were injured by gunpowder fruit in the traditional Hingot war near the Indian city of Indore. The traditional battle takes place every year the day after Diwali, the festival of lights, in the Gautampura area, about 59 km ...
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Faecal festival - cow dung fight brings villagers 'good health'

Faecal festival - cow dung fight brings villagers 'good health'

Once a year the villagers of Gumatapura celebrate a Hindu saint by throwing cow dung.
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Nine y/o conquers social media with her kung fu skills

Nine y/o conquers social media with her kung fu skills

A nine year old girl has become a sensation on social media for her kung fu skills
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Лесные сироты уважают сгущёнку: в Приморье открылся медвежий приют

Лесные сироты уважают сгущёнку: в Приморье открылся медвежий приют

Недалеко от Владивостока, в Надеждинском районе Приморья, открылся первый дальневосточный приют для медведей.
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The Canine Division - police dogs celebrated during traditional festival

The Canine Division - police dogs celebrated during traditional festival

Nepal celebrates dogs all day during traditional festivals.
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Corn-fused? €10,000 vintage Vuitton trunk used to store maize for decades

Corn-fused? €10,000 vintage Vuitton trunk used to store maize for decades

A 19th century Louis Vuitton trunk was until recently used to store corn and other grain by pensioners Aleksandra and Aleksandr Sokhranych in a small east Ukrainian village of Mokhnach.
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Shaman makes giant dreamcatcher to fulfil your wishes

Shaman makes giant dreamcatcher to fulfil your wishes

A Russian shaman has made a giant dreamcatcher to fulfil everyone’s wishes and get into the Guiness Book of Records
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Russian acrobat replicates Van Damme’s stretching trick between two buses

Russian acrobat replicates Van Damme’s stretching trick between two buses

An acrobat from Perm did the same balancing trick between two buses between two buses
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Kincade wildfires rage across Northern California, forcing thousands to evacuate

Kincade wildfires rage across Northern California, forcing thousands to evacuate

The ongoing 'Kincade' wildfires have been raging across Sonoma country in Northern California since October 23. Millions of people have been left without power and more than one hundred thousand forced to evacuate as a result of the fires. Califor...
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Wuff-brows! Street dog found owner who fell in love with her human-like face

Wuff-brows! Street dog found owner who fell in love with her human-like face

A stray dog roaming the streets of Bratsk in Siberia has found a new home thanks to her eyebrows which make her appear human-like. The shelter owners then decided to film the dog and post the material online in order to find her new home, and the ...
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Pet cafe faces backlash for dying dogs to make them look like pandas

Pet cafe faces backlash for dying dogs to make them look like pandas

A pet cafe has come under fire because it dyed its dogs to make them look like pandas
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Old Mickey Mouse Halloween masks made in Nazi Germany up for sale

Old Mickey Mouse Halloween masks made in Nazi Germany up for sale

Two rare Mickey Mouse masks that were made in 1930s Nazi Germany are up for auction
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Movie fans flock to 'Joker Stairs'

Movie fans flock to 'Joker Stairs'

Movie fans visit the 'Joker Stairs' in the Bronx, New York City, to recreate actor Joaquin Phoenix's dance and pose for photos
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