Australia bars entry to Vietnamese woman for failing to declare raw pork

Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg (22 lb) of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under a more strict biosecurity law, authorities said on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 15th, 2019Related News

Supertyphoon Hagibis gives new wind to Philippine disco band

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 12th, 2019Related News

Squirrels" stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos

Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, after they discovered a hoodful of walnuts and grass in their car......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 9th, 2019Related News

Owners present pets to Philippines priest for blessing

Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 6th, 2019Related News

A 70-year-old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia"s "Death Road"

Bolivia┬┤s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 6th, 2019Related News

A 70-year old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia"s "Death Road"

Bolivia┬┤s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 5th, 2019Related News

Italian astronaut to watch World Cup match from space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Oct 3rd, 2019Related News

China"s "national flag baby" raises flag, captivates millions

Feng Jianhan, 9, puts on his olive-colored army uniform, cap and white satin gloves each morning, and goosesteps across his living room......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 27th, 2019Related News

Loo and behold! Japan"s high-tech toilets bemuse fans

Japan may not win their home Rugby World Cup but they have already proved themselves world beaters when it comes to toilets......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 24th, 2019Related News

From tree to chair without the carpentry: UK couple grows furniture

On a two-acre field in England's Midlands, Gavin and Alice Munro are taking sustainability to the next level: they harvest trees which they train to grow into chairs......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 23rd, 2019Related News

Philippines" Duterte pestered again as gecko stalls speech

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte just keeps getting bugged during his public speeches......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 19th, 2019Related News

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base

UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret U.S. military installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, with local authorities hoping the visitors were coming in peace......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 19th, 2019Related News

Alien enthusiasts gather in Nevada desert near secretive Area 51

UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret U.S. military installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, with local authorities hoping the visitors were coming in peace......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 19th, 2019Related News

Rugby: Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts

Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves - but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 17th, 2019Related News

Rugby - Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts

Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves - but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 17th, 2019Related News

Rugby- Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts

Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves - but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 17th, 2019Related News

If marathons weren"t hard enough already: strap a tree to your back

This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon - with saplings strapped to their backs......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 15th, 2019Related News

Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain"s Blenheim Palace

Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 14th, 2019Related News

Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach knockouts

Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Sep 13th, 2019Related News

Cockpit coffee spill forces commercial jet to make emergency landing

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a report on Thursday......»»

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