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Over 100 pounds of marijuana found hidden in hollowed-out firewood  👤1564

2017-02-23 16:21:58

Customs officers in Arizona said they found more than 100 pounds of marijuana concealed inside hollowed-out pieces of firewood.

Rare 'fire rainbow' charms Singapore  👤1670

2017-02-21 16:38:08

A rare cloud phenomenon over Singapore has delighted people in the city-state.

Army Command Post Issues Memo Banning Nickelback Music  👤1139

2017-02-20 16:36:46

It looks at least one army command post is going to war, but with Nickelback, not Iran or Russia.

Delhi’s Break Room lets you smash things for a price  👤1699

2017-02-17 16:51:18

Remember experiencing that strong urge to break something when we're really angry or stressed about something? The Break Room, a recently-opened place in New Delhi, actually lets its patrons break stuff with a bat if you pay them.

Indian artist builds world's largest sand castle  👤1565

2017-02-16 14:47:54

An artist in India constructed the world\'s largest sandcastle to promote peace and awareness about art.

Pro wrestler hammers record 38 nails with his head in two minutes  👤1186

2017-02-13 18:14:26

A pro wrestler used his head to hammer almost 40 nails and claim a world record on an Italian gameshow.

Yale University renames Calhoun College  👤1790

2017-02-12 10:01:51

Yale University is renaming a college that honours a former politician who was an advocate of slavery to recognise a female computer scientist instead.

Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach  👤1446

2017-02-10 13:29:37

Volunteers in New Zealand are racing to rescue survivors after more than 400 pilot whales beached themselves.

More than 500 family members in China gather for photo  👤1457

2017-02-09 13:19:35

More than 500 people with the same ancestors gathered together in China for a massive family photo.

Flight attendant shares story of saving trafficking victim  👤2003

2017-02-07 13:02:11

When Shelia Fedrick saw a dishevelled girl sitting beside an older, well-dressed man on her flight, she was concerned.

Palestinian barber uses flames to straighten hair  👤1823

2017-02-04 13:32:57

A Palestinian barber has begun to turn heads by using large flames to straighten his clients' hair.

Jellyfish cover the beach at Deception Bay in Queensland Jellyfish wash up 'like wallpaper' on beach  👤1980

2017-02-03 11:16:07

Thousands of blue blubber jellyfish have washed up at an Australian beach, surprising locals and marine experts.

Grandfather's plea for 'fishing mate' charms Australia  👤1958

2017-02-02 13:34:26

A 75-year-old grandfather has been offered free holidays around Australia after his online advert to find a new "fishing mate" went viral.

Saudi Prince buys airline tickets for 80 falcons  👤2063

2017-02-01 15:38:49

A photo of 80 falcons accommodated in a passenger plane is going viral among the social media communities. This image of 80 large birds sitting on middle row seats of the plane along with their owner was published in Reddit.com last Monday (30).

Tiger escapes from Italy circus and roams streets  👤1909

2017-01-30 11:16:15

Panicked residents in a small Italian town ran for safety as an escaped Bengal tiger roamed the streets for several hours Saturday.

See the Rare Propaganda Posters of World War II  👤1660

2017-01-29 15:43:20

Though some wartime propaganda art has since become iconic, plenty of posters from the World War II era are rare, with few original examples having survived through the decades.

California city councilman sworn in holding Captain America shield  👤1850

2017-01-27 15:28:56

A newly elected city councilman in California paid tribute to one of his heroes by holding a replica Captain America shield as he was sworn in.

Unique albino gator a hit at Florida wildlife park  👤1901

2017-01-26 08:58:37

A Florida wildlife park is drawing viral attention thanks to an unusual resident, an albino alligator with all-white skin and pink eyes.

Sky diver drops camera at 3,000 feet, makes lucky catch with legs  👤1436

2017-01-24 20:03:45

A sky diver in Portugal was recording with his GoPro when he dropped the camera mid-flight and made an incredibly lucky catch with his legs.

The dental nurse who became an alligator catcher  👤1368

2017-01-23 17:42:11

Christy Kroboth gave up her career as a dental nurse to focus on animals with a lot more teeth - alligators. When she started training as an alligator catcher she was the only woman in her class, but - as she describes here - that made her even more determined to show she could jump on an animal many times her size, and tape its jaws tightly shut.

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