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  • Man marries his smartphone in bizarre ceremony

    Man marries his smartphone in bizarre ceremony

    Las Vegas is a popular place to get married, but one man travelled to Sin City to say “I do” to his smartphone. Aaron Chervenak, 34, from Los Angeles, married his mobile phone at the Little Vegas Chapel in Las Vegas. His aim was to make a point...

  • 'Lawyer robot' helps users overturn parking fines

    'Lawyer robot' helps users overturn parking fines

    The world’s first “robot lawyer” has overtuned more than 160,000 parking fines, saving users an estimated €3.5 million. The “lawyer” site called DoNotPay is a free online artificial intelligence that uses chat-based interface to guide users...

  • Restaurant gives out lifetime supply of free burgers

    Restaurant gives out lifetime supply of free burgers

    Want to get a lifetime supply of free hamburgers? In Australia it is possible, as an Australian hamburger restaurant promises to give customers free burgers for life. Sounds too good to be true, but MrBurger restaurant in Australia, is not...

  • Belarusians get naked at work, by presidential order

    Belarusians get naked at work, by presidential order

    Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko encouraged citizens to “get undressed and work until you sweat”, and the people obeyed. “Innovations, IT-technologies, privatisation – it is all clear. We’ve conquered all of them. But everything is very...

  • Lisa Marie Presley seeking divorce from fourth husband

    Lisa Marie Presley seeking divorce from fourth husband

    Singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley, is getting divorced for the fourth time. Presley, 48, separated from husband Michael Lockwood on June 13 and has requested full custody of their seven-year-old twin daughters,...

  • Scientists squeeze last drops of shampoo out of the bottle

    Scientists squeeze last drops of shampoo out of the bottle

    The last drop of shampoo stubbornly stuck to the bottom of a bottle can be really frustrating. Thankfully, scientists are trying to tackle this age-old not-so-serious annoyance of life. Scientists at Ohio State University have found a way to...

  • Women who show cleavage more likely to land a job interview

    Women who show cleavage more likely to land a job interview

    Women who wear low-cut dresses are more likely to land a job interview, a new study suggests. The French study shows that women were 19 times more likely to secure a job interview when pictured showing more cleavage rather than in conservative...

  • Dramatic safety tests for glass-floor bridge

    Dramatic safety tests for glass-floor bridge

    These courageous volunteers are making sure China's latest glass-bottomed bridge is safe to be opened to the public. At least one felt the need to shout "I love you mom" as she brought her sledgehammer crashing down. They were attached to safety...

  • Watch: Brags about burglary on Facebook, lands in jail

    Watch: Brags about burglary on Facebook, lands in jail

    A burglar who posted a Facebook video about a $500,000 (approx. €452,000) jewellery haul has landed himself and one of his accomplices in jail. Officers from Pinecrest, Florida said they arrested the 18-year-old burglar, Raderius Collins, after he...

  • Win-win for Nigel Farage as Brexit pays off

    Win-win for Nigel Farage as Brexit pays off

    While gamblers staking money on the outcome of the EU referendum will either be scouring for their winning tickets or tearing the worthless betting slip into several pieces, one punter in particular will have double cause for celebration when he...

  • Burger King thinks this Cheetos-covered Mac'n'Cheese is a good idea

    Burger King thinks this Cheetos-covered Mac'n'Cheese is a good idea

    Have fast-food hybrids gone too far? In 2012 American fast food brand Taco Bell launched Doritos Locos Tacos, a hybrid of Doritos nachos and Taco Bell’s signature tacos. Since the launch, Taco Bell sales have risen, according to Bloomberg. Now,...

  • WATCH: A snake gets stuck in its own skin

    WATCH: A snake gets stuck in its own skin

    An Australian reptile sanctuary shared a strange video of a python stuck in a circle of its own discarded skin after shedding it. The Alice Springs Reptile Center posted the video to their Facebook. The video shows a Stimson’s python going around...

  • Cliff-jumping in a suit in Gozo

    Cliff-jumping in a suit in Gozo

    German label Hugo Boss has shot an awesome new campaign video in Malta featuring American champion cliff diver David Colturi. The film shooting took place as the Dwejra rock-cut arch and the similar but little-known arch at the mouth of Wied...

  • Pet cat lost 3 years ago reunited with owners

    A pet cat feared dead after escaping from kennels in Aberdeenshire almost three years ago has been reunited with his owners, the BBC reports. Ollie disappeared in July 2013 while his owners were abroad on holiday. The Bailey family started...

  • Hunt for mysterious, rare seabird in Wales

    Hunt for mysterious, rare seabird in Wales

    The hunt is beginning to find a mysterious and rare seabird off the coast of Wales. Conservationists will be searching two Pembrokeshireislands, Skokholm and Skomer, for the most enigmatic seabird in Wales - the European storm petrel. They are...

  • Jaguar shot after Brazil Olympic torch ceremony

    Jaguar shot after Brazil Olympic torch ceremony

    A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony in Manaus, Brazil was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event.   Brazil's army said 'Juma'  escaped from its handlers. Although it was tranquilized, it approached a soldier, who fired the fatal...

  • Funeral business sends the dead down the drains

    Funeral business sends the dead down the drains

    A Canadian funeral company is offering customers a new, “greener” funeral process - by pouring human remains down the sewage drain. The company uses alkaline solutions to dissolve the corpse into a coffee-coloured liquid and then sends the remains...

  • Commuter apologises to train company for avoiding fares and pays $300

    One Massachusetts commuter believes it is never too late to say sorry - or pay your train fare. Matthew Andrewes hand-delivered an apology letter, along with $300 in cash, to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) on June 9. That...

  • Council renames itself after superstar Gareth Bale following Wales Euro 2016 triumph

    Council renames itself after superstar Gareth Bale following Wales Euro 2016 triumph

    A county council renamed itself after superstar Gareth Bale following Wales's Euro 2016 triumph. Wales made history by making it into the last 16 of the tournament following an emphatic 3-0 win over Russia. Vale of Glamorgan officials announced...

  • Indian PM leads mass World Yoga Day workout

    Indian PM leads mass World Yoga Day workout

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined some 30, 000 people in a mass yoga workout to mark the second International Yoga Day today. During the event in northern Chandigarh city, Modi called on the world to embrace yoga to lead better...

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