'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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Clashes erupt between student protesters and police in Chile

Clashes erupt between student protesters and police in Chile

Violent clashes erupted in Santiago as students protested against the introduction of a bill that would grant schools wide-ranging authority to expel students involved in riots. The bill, named the Safe Classroom (Aula Segura) aims to strengthen t...
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‘A special type of ugly’ - Scamp the Tramp crowned champ of the manky mongrels

‘A special type of ugly’ - Scamp the Tramp crowned champ of the manky mongrels

Dreadlocked, buck-toothed, cross-eyed Scamp the Tramp was declared the world's ugliest dog at a contest in Petaluma, California. The nearly-three-decade old competition is open all breeds and sizes with the aim of showing that all animals can be l...
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Massive Lego Star Wars X-Wing fighter showcased at Paris Air Show

Massive Lego Star Wars X-Wing fighter showcased at Paris Air Show

A Star Wars x-wing fighter made completely from Lego was showcased at the Paris Air Show, delighting Star Wars, aviation and Lego fans alike! The futuristic fighter, which became an icon from its debut in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, was buil...
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World's longest feather boa sets new world record in NYC's Times Square

World's longest feather boa sets new world record in NYC's Times Square

The new world record for the longest feather boa was set in New York City, with a festive show in Times Square in celebration of World Pride. The 1.2 mile (1,919.5 metres) long rainbow boa, took around two weeks to sew. It consists of a thousand s...
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Make Farming Sexy Again: Bavarian models pose for farm-girl calendar

Make Farming Sexy Again: Bavarian models pose for farm-girl calendar

Six Bavarian models posed for the state's annual farm-girl calendar at a shooting session in Wessling. The publication is sponsored by the Bavarian Young Farming Community aiming to highlight the importance of agriculture.
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Hopefuls inhale HUNDREDS of Hooters chicken wings in eating contest

Hopefuls inhale HUNDREDS of Hooters chicken wings in eating contest

At least 200 people gathered to enjoy the nail-biting 2019 Hooters Worldwide Wing-Eating Championships in South Lake Tahoe, California. Twelve contestants fought for $10,000 prize by eating hundreds of chicken wings in just ten minutes. The winner...
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Former drug lord's $1.6 MILLION ranch to go under the hammer

Former drug lord's $1.6 MILLION ranch to go under the hammer

A ranch in Naucalpan, once owned by drug lord Edgar Valdez Villarreal, also known as La Barbie, is set to go up for auction on June 23. According to reports, the surface of the ranch is around 21,000 square metres. It has a main house, more than 3...
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Children in Afghanistan forced to study in sweltering heat as attacks on schools soar

Children in Afghanistan forced to study in sweltering heat as attacks on schools soar

Half a million Afghan children are reportedly being denied their right to education, as attacks on schools have soared across the country, according to UNICEF. Children are now resorting to studying outside in the sweltering heat, and have a lack ...
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When trash becomes art

When trash becomes art

Russian pensioner sees 'gems' in piles of waste
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Palestinian man creates very own ZOO in Gaza Strip apartment

Palestinian man creates very own ZOO in Gaza Strip apartment

A Palestinian man has provided animals with a place of sanctuary in the besieged Gaza Strip, by creating his very own zoo in his apartment in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. Rasheed Anbar cares for about 40 animals, and hopes to provide ch...
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Give your fat dog a work out at the Corgis' Pool Party in Shanghai

Give your fat dog a work out at the Corgis' Pool Party in Shanghai

The Corgi Shanghai Group hosted a pool party especially for corgi dogs and their owners, to get some much needed exercise, in the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai. 150 short-legged corgis and their owners were invited to the event, where the fury ...
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"I Love Ushguli"

"I Love Ushguli"

Young boy from the most remote village in Georgia learned several languages to show the tourists from around the world the beauty of his region.
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Toronto shooting triggers stampede, leaves four injured

Toronto shooting triggers stampede, leaves four injured

A victory parade for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, was interrupted by gunfire, causing a stampede among the huge crowd. Shots were fired in Nathan Phillips Square, inuring four people. Three arrests have been made and investigations are on...
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Caravaggio painting set to fetch up to €150m at auction

Caravaggio painting set to fetch up to €150m at auction

Auction house Drouot Patrimoine showed a painting by Italian Renaissance artist Caravaggio in Paris ahead of it being auctioned off in Toulouse for an estimated 100 to 150 million euros. The painting, discovered five years ago in an attic in Toulo...
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Rat-themed bar opens with a squeak in San Francisco

Rat-themed bar opens with a squeak in San Francisco

The San Francisco Dungeon is offering a rat-themed pop-up bar. Guests can sip on rat-themed cocktails - such as the Ama-RAT-o sour- as they mingle with domesticated rats supplied by local pet adoption agency. Tickets are priced at US$50 (€44.50) a...
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Adorable ‘Playboy’ bunnies become internet sensation

Adorable ‘Playboy’ bunnies become internet sensation

Two pet bunnies broke the internet in China's northernmost province Heilongjiang, where social media users say they look like the Playboy logo. Their owner Tao, filmed herself cutting the hair of one of the bunnies which then went viral and got 4 ...
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Man builds car from scratch after suffering injuries at Gaza border demos

Man builds car from scratch after suffering injuries at Gaza border demos

A Palestinian man from Gaza, who suffered multiple injuries during 'Great March of Return' protests, has built a car from scratch as he undergoes a months-long recovery. Ali, who lives in the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, recounte...
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Indian farmer builds lean mean TREE CLIMBING machine!

Indian farmer builds lean mean TREE CLIMBING machine!

A farmer from India's Bantwal, has designed a unique machine, that speeds up trees to harvest betel nuts. The machine costs about $1,000 / €955) and the farmer has already got 300 offers to build the same machines, after his invention went viral ...
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Ruling family of Qatar auctions off Indian royal jewels and artefacts

Ruling family of Qatar auctions off Indian royal jewels and artefacts

Christie's Auction House introduced the "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence" sale where about 400 storied treasures from a collection of Indian royal jewels and artefacts belonging to the ruling family of Qatar, Al Thani, will be auctioned at the Roc...
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San Fran startup shows off new 3D printed moon

San Fran startup shows off new 3D printed moon

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11, San Francisco-based startup AstroReality (AR) showcased a perfected version of their 3D Printed LUNAR. Designers spent two-and-a-half years improving the details of the small globe displaying the Moo...
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On your marks, get set, PRETZEL! Competitors scoff salty snacks at Rhode Island contest

On your marks, get set, PRETZEL! Competitors scoff salty snacks at Rhode Island contest

A pretzel-eating contest drew enthusiastic crowds to a local bar in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, as part of an annual festival in the city. The contest, which had 12 participants including 10 ranked competitive eaters. Competitors were challen...
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Einstein's letters go under the hammer at NYC auction

Einstein's letters go under the hammer at NYC auction

Christie's auction house in New York City is putting up a group of Einstein letters for auction on June 12. A collection of three series of letters, one of a personal nature and two professional made up the collection. One of Einstein's letters to...
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Donut stop! California man eats 46 donuts in 8 min and wins top prize!

Donut stop! California man eats 46 donuts in 8 min and wins top prize!

Twenty-seven-year-old Matt Stonie defended his champion title in the World Donut-Eating Championship after eating 46 glazed donuts in eight minutes in San Diego. The contest was held on the National Donut Day and organized by the Salvation Army o...
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Tony Soprano’s iconic mob boss mansion goes on sale for $3.4m in New Jersey

Tony Soprano’s iconic mob boss mansion goes on sale for $3.4m in New Jersey

Fictional mobster Tony Soprano’s New Jersey mansion, complete with its four bedrooms, two garages, pool, and detached guesthouse, is going on sale in North Caldwell, New Jersey at an initial asking price of $3.4 million (€3 million).
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