Runaway 7-year-old takes train to airport, boards plane with no ticket

GENEVA (Reuters) – A seven-year-old girl who ran away from her parents managed to take a train to Geneva airport and board a plane despite having no ticket. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

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By admin On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Macron’s dog Nemo caught peeing on presidential fireplace

PARIS (Reuters) – Even presidential pets show the occasional disdain for pomp and protocol. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Thousands of migrating pelicans get free lunch in Israel

ISRAEL (Reuters) – A visit from tens of thousands of migrating pelicans may be a gift for bird-watchers, but for Israeli fish farmers it can be costly. In response, Israeli authorities have taken to feeding More...

By admin On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

German zoo hopes to cure panda’s bad walking habit with sex

BERLIN (Reuters) – Zookeepers at Berlin’s main animal park are hoping to cure a young female panda’s habit of walking backwards by introducing her to one of life’s most precious pleasures: More...

By admin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Brazilian who led U.S. to $17 million under mattress pleads guilty

BOSTON (Reuters) – A Brazilian whose arrest led U.S. authorities to discover $ 17 million hidden under a mattress pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges that he tried to launder funds tied to one of the largest More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

New York police round up wandering cow in Brooklyn park

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City police wrangled a cow on the loose in a Brooklyn park on Tuesday after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets More...

By admin On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

ZURICH (Reuters) – While London’s sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland’s waste system is flecked with silver and gold. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Pet deaths in Japan: dignified but dog-gone expensive

At Pet Rainbow Fiesta, a pet funeral expo, held in Tokyo on Monday, visitors were given a host of options on performing rites for dead pets, including cremation, constructing a household altar and making offerings More...

By admin On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Crayfish staff help Czech brewery keep its water as pure as can be

PROTIVIN, Czech Republic (Reuters) – Crayfish equipped with high-tech sensors have been drafted in by a Czech brewery in its quest to keep their water supply pure. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

By admin On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Exorcism excise: U.S. psychic pleads guilty to $3.5 million tax evasion

BOSTON (Reuters) – A self-proclaimed psychic who was paid $ 3.5 million by an elderly Massachusetts woman in exchange for claiming to cleanse her of demons pleaded guilty on Thursday to trying to avoid paying More...