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Gulp! Georgian boy solves six Rubik’s cubes under water in one breath

August 17, 2018   ·   0 Comments

TBILISI (Reuters) – An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik’s Cubes under water in one breath on Friday, in a bid to set a ...

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

ZURICH (Reuters) – With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads ...

Karachi’s rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

KARACHI (Reuters) – Residents of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of ...

Scorching weather helps uncover archeological sites around Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even ...

Muja the alligator still alive and snapping in his 80s at Belgrade Zoo

BELGRADE (Reuters) – American alligator Muja arrived at Belgrade Zoo on the eve of the Second World War and is believed to be the oldest ...

Trump ‘live figure’ thumps Merkel at Berlin’s Madame Tussauds

BERLIN (Reuters) – Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday – a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor ...

Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals

PARIS (Reuters) – A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals. A journalist ...

Face value: Australians seek free portraits of Queen Elizabeth

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australians by the dozen are demanding portraits of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, after a news item drew attention to an obscure rule entitling ...

Who let the goats out? Runaway herd invades Idaho neighborhood

(Reuters) – More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they ...

Christmas comes early for London department store

LONDON (Reuters) – On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the ...

Fields Medal stolen from Kurdish mathematician in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A winner of the Fields Medal, often called the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics,’ had his prize stolen shortly after receiving ...

Split concerns force Durex to recall some condoms in UK and Ireland

LONDON (Reuters) – Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, has recalled some batches of its “Real Feel” and “Latex Free” condoms in the United Kingdom and ...

Six-year-old YouTube star brings his own toy line to Walmart

(Reuters) – A 6-year-old boy whose toy reviews have drawn billions of views on YouTube will debut his own line of slime, stuffed animals and ...

And the world record for swimming along in a sack with hands & feet tied up goes to..

OHRID, Macedonia (Reuters) – Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov – Bulgaria’s answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined – reclaimed on Tuesday the Guinness ...

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

(Reuters) – A sheep in eastern Australia is leaping about more lightly after being sheared of its massively overgrown fleece. A sheep with massively overgrown ...

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