Eat it: Hanoi chef spreads joy with "Coronaburger"

You've got to eat it, to beat it: That's the philosophy of one Hanoi chef who is attempting to boost morale in the Vietnamese capital by selling green, coronavirus-themed burgers......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 26th, 2020Related News

Who let the dogs out? A few Spaniards defy coronavirus lockdown

Under partial lockdown due to the spiraling coronavirus pandemic, Spaniards are allowed to leave home only for essential outings, walking a dog being one of them......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 25th, 2020Related News

British vicar catches fire waiting for God"s answer

A British vicar got more than he expected from his first attempt at an online sermon when he leaned too close to a candle on a cross and his sweater caught fire......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 25th, 2020Related News

Bought enough toilet paper? Check this online calculator

Worried about whether you have enough toilet paper for the coronavirus lockdown? A German website can tell you how long your supply will last......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 23rd, 2020Related News

Cats, PJs, alien eyes unwelcome as work video calling boom prompts new etiquette

(This March 17 story corrects stock symbol of Zoom to ZM.O, not ZOOM.PK in the last paragraph).....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 19th, 2020Related News

Hedge fund manager apologizes for wiping saliva on Hong Kong metro rail

A hedge fund manager in Hong Kong has publicly apologised after a parody video of him licking his finger and wiping it on a hand rail in a metro car went viral, sparking anger in the city which is grappling to contain an outbreak of the new coronavir.....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 19th, 2020Related News

Cats, PJs, alien eyes unwelcome as work video-calling boom prompts new etiquette

Andre Hilden, a data architecture consultant in Oakland, California, missed a memo from his company last week requiring employees to use video conferencing for all meetings while working from home......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 17th, 2020Related News

Somalis turn to Dr Hyena to fight depression, mental illness

The growls from the caged hyena reverberate through the room as Mohamed Sheikh Yakub slumps silently in a chair nearby, hoping the animal will frighten away the evil spirits he says have troubled him since his divorce......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Mar 2nd, 2020Related News

Waiter, there"s a fly in my waffle: Belgian researchers try out insect butter

Belgian waffles may be about to become more environmentally friendly......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 28th, 2020Related News

Biting passengers on flight is no reason for cash compensation delay: EU court adviser

Air travelers cannot receive cash compensation if their flight is delayed by a passenger biting others and assaulting crew members, an adviser at the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 27th, 2020Related News

Daredevil "Mad Mike" Hughes dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

"Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 23rd, 2020Related News

Osaka airport introduces canine comfort room, complete with pole

Osaka's Itami airport is setting up a toilet area for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 10th, 2020Related News

Cape Town restaurant wins Guinness world milkshake record

Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 7th, 2020Related News

Cape Town restaurant wins Guiness world milkshake record

Guiness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 7th, 2020Related News

Come to Rio, get robbed: Brazil tourism body shares awkward Instagram post

When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's national tourism agency typically focuses on the city's world-class beaches, samba-filled music scene and caipirinha-fueled parties. Violent crime is rarely listed among the attractions......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 5th, 2020Related News

Japanese billionaire Maezawa pulls out of dating show that promised the moon

Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has pulled out of a documentary search for a girlfriend to take on his voyage around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX, citing his "mixed feelings" about participating......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 29th, 2020Related News

Lengthy pizza delivers funds for embattled Australian firefighters

An Italian restaurant in Australia has made a 103 meter (338 foot) Margherita pizza to raise funds for firefighters battling bushfires......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 21st, 2020Related News

Ultra trail runner Jornet beats base jumper in odd contest

Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest -- one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 21st, 2020Related News

Doctor TikTok-ed off with injured All Blacks loose forward Savea

Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 21st, 2020Related News

Drink like a Mexican kingpin: "El Chapo" beer launched by daughter

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman......»»

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