Category: Weird

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Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes

For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of ...

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Big avocado earns Hawaii family Guinness World Records honour

Mark and Juliane Pokini and their son, Loihi, applied in December for the Guinness recognition involving a tough verification process ...

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Lost kangaroo hops through city, runs red light

An apparently disoriented kangaroo hopped through an Australian city and was caught on camera running a red light. A video ...

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South Carolina couple win lottery prizes at the same time

A South Carolina couple who decided to buy lottery tickets found they were both lucky — he won $200 and ...

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World’s cutest dog dies from heartbreak

Social media star Boo the Pomeranian dog has died at the age of 12. His owners say he had shown ...

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Statue’s face too friendly for Satan

A planned sculpture of Satan in the Spanish city of Segovia has been criticized for being too jolly. The bronze ...

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Afghan Justin Trudeau finds fame on TV talent show

One is the leader of a G7 nation and the other is a wedding singer, but their striking likeness could ...

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Japan sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura pays record tuna price

A Japanese sushi boss has paid a record $3.1m for a giant tuna at the first new year’s auction in ...

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Pope Francis shows off ball spinning skills

Pope Francis impressed crowds at the Vatican as he showed off his ball-twirling skills. A group of Cuban circus performers ...

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Kentucky police ‘in tears’ after donut truck catches fire

Police in Lexington, Kentucky have shared their tearful selfies after a donut truck caught fire and had its sweet, delicious ...