'Hello Corgi' - Corgi waiters become furry favourites at Shanghai cafe

'Hello Corgi' - Corgi waiters become furry favourites at Shanghai cafe

A cafe in Shanghai has hired some furry new waiting staff. The Hello Corgi cafe has printed special QR code bearing t-shirts for its six resident corgis that allow customers to place their order and pay for items simply by scanning their canine se...
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 Russian craftsman builds a miniature town using bamboo sticks

Russian craftsman builds a miniature town using bamboo sticks

Russian artist Artem Sadkov built a mini-town, giving bamboo sticks from serving mats a second life. He already spent five years implementing his dream city in a ‘futuristic past’ style. Besides his major project, he also creates miniature copies ...
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Devoted Buddhists fall into feverish trance at sacred tattoo festival

Devoted Buddhists fall into feverish trance at sacred tattoo festival

Thousands of Buddhists participated in the annual tattoo festival at Wat Bang Phra, a large Buddhist temple near Bangkok which takes place in the month of March. Captured in a trance-like state, the devotees impersonate animals, screaming, crawlin...
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Let’s HANG around! Voronezh woman takes care of 250 BATS in her flat

Let’s HANG around! Voronezh woman takes care of 250 BATS in her flat

Voronezh local rescues bats by helping them to survive during winter. Elena has three special fridges at home, which are kept at the optimal temperature for bats to sleep in. The bats, who insist on staying awake, fly around Elena’s flat asking fo...
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Russian daredevil performs bone-chilling stunts while suspended from hot air balloon

Russian daredevil performs bone-chilling stunts while suspended from hot air balloon

Showing nerves of steel, Stavropol local Oleg Kolvakh brought extreme to a whole new level, performing pole dancing tricks while being suspended beneath a hot air balloon. According to the daredevil himself, the stunt was inspired by his mom, who...
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New Moomin-themed amusement park opens in Japan

New Moomin-themed amusement park opens in Japan

A theme park based on the world of Finland's Moomin fairytale characters has opened in Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo. Moominvalley Park features buildings and attractions inspired by the Moomin stories, a series created and published by Finnish no...
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273-metre long tiramisu breaks world record in Milan

273-metre long tiramisu breaks world record in Milan

Italian food company Galbani set the new record for the world's longest tiramisu in Milan. At 273.5 metres [895 feet] long and amounting to approximately 15,000 servings, the dessert was made from 50,000 sponge fingers, 300 litres of coffee and 50...
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Flying over the roof of the car! Stuntman Evgeny Cheboratev makes risky moves at 80km/h. DON’T try t

Flying over the roof of the car! Stuntman Evgeny Cheboratev makes risky moves at 80km/h. DON’T try t

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Meet Colombia's Toretto on a wheelchair

Meet Colombia's Toretto on a wheelchair

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Brexit 'takes back control' at London exhibition

Brexit 'takes back control' at London exhibition

A new exhibition in London exhibition is trying to tackle the thorny issue of Brexit. The title reflects a 'Leave' campaign slogan, although artworks in support of staying in the EU are also on display. The pieces include performers screaming at a...
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Chinese construction worker shows off his remarkable excavator tricks

Chinese construction worker shows off his remarkable excavator tricks

A Chinese excavator driver is able to carry out impressive stunts in which he manoeuvres his excavator to conduct painstakingly delicate tasks in the city of Fuxin in China's north-eastern Liaoning province.
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Vertical runners clamber up Eiffel Tower

Vertical runners clamber up Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, one of France's most famous attractions, was transformed into a vertical race track, as participants were challenged to scale the Eiffel Tower's 1,665 steps, eventually crossing the finishing line 324 metres up in the sky.
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Tokyo unveils next-gen robots ahead of 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Tokyo unveils next-gen robots ahead of 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan is shaping up to be among the most innovative games thus far as Tokyo unveiled a set of state-of-the-art assistance robots.
Donate blood Game of Thrones-style at SXSW

Donate blood Game of Thrones-style at SXSW

HBO started its promotional campaign for the series finale of its television hit 'Game of Thrones' with an 'bloody' immersive experience on the eve of the annual South By Southwest festival. The Emmy-winning, medieval fantasy epic drama kicked off...
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German company releases $40k golden Americana pistol

German company releases $40k golden Americana pistol

German weapons manufacturer Walther has produced a 9mm 'We The People' handgun. The US-themed Q5 Match Steel Frame handgun is reportedly made out of 999 Gold (24-carat) with a barrel, trigger, slide release, takedown lever, magazine release and e...
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Three cute seal pups born at Kaliningrad Zoo

Three cute seal pups born at Kaliningrad Zoo

Three baby grey seals made their adorable debut at Kaliningrad Zoo. The zoo plans to release them into their natural habitat of the Baltic Sea once they have grown up.
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Three giant gods protect Chinese hotel from evil spirits

Three giant gods protect Chinese hotel from evil spirits

Three giant gods house the Tianzi Hotel in China’s Yanjiao. Three men adorned in colourful costumes symbolise three Chinese Gods: Fu (in red) the god of fortune, Lu (in green) the god of status and prosperity, and Shou (in orange) the God of longe...
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New poop-themed museum opens in Japan

New poop-themed museum opens in Japan

A new pop-up museum dedicated to poop opened in the port city of Yokohama near Tokyo. Called Unko (Japanese for poop) museum, the attraction focuses exclusively on cute poops in colourful settings, aiming at dismantling social taboos around the im...
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Fusion music! 10 y/o Chinese prodigy plays piano and guzheng at same time

Fusion music! 10 y/o Chinese prodigy plays piano and guzheng at same time

Ten-year-old He Yue, from the city of Yanji, showed off her ability to play the traditional Chinese guzheng at the same time as the piano. He Yue skilfully divides her attention between the two instruments, with her left hand able to glide comfort...
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Little Vanya runs shelter for abandoned and injured animals from his home

Little Vanya runs shelter for abandoned and injured animals from his home

A little boy named Vanya can’t bear seeing homeless and injured animals, and so he and his family provide shelter and care to dogs, cats, and other small creatures. He spoke about his sheltering of animals in Vladikavkaz. “I love animals, it is my...
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Romy Schneider's belongings go under the hammer in Bavaria

Romy Schneider's belongings go under the hammer in Bavaria

More than 50 personal items that once belonged to German-French film actress Romy Schneider, will be put up for auction on March 30, at the Ruef auction house in Landshut, Bavaria.
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Men can now breastfeed babies thanks to this new device

Men can now breastfeed babies thanks to this new device

Is this at the forefront of the technological nursing evolution? Japanese tech company Dentsu has produced an infant breastfeeding and sleep inducement device for fathers. The Father's Nursing Assistant, developed based on advice from paediatricia...
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Cute or callous? Well-groomed pooches make debut at SXSW premier

Cute or callous? Well-groomed pooches make debut at SXSW premier

The canine stars of ‘Well Groomed’ - a documentary following the world of competitive dog grooming, attended the film’s premiere at South By Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin.
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Robo-Goddess preaches battery-powered Buddhism in Kyoto

Robo-Goddess preaches battery-powered Buddhism in Kyoto

A Buddhist temple in Kyoto unveiled its latest preacher - an Android, or human-looking robot. Named Kannon, after a goddess which can transform into a snake and a horse, the robot was installed in a bid to make Buddhist teaching more attractive to...
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LED lights installed on Tel Aviv road crossing to aid ‘smartphone zombies'

LED lights installed on Tel Aviv road crossing to aid ‘smartphone zombies'

A district in Tel Aviv has installed bright coloured LED stripes into the pavement at crossings designed to help 'zombie' pedestrians absorbed by their smartphones from injuring themselves when crossing the road.
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