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...Weird and funny news, if it makes you say "WTF?" then it belongs here :)

The bravery of the Kurds has been ignored by the West for too long

August 30th, 2016

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Abandoned train engine for sale on Canadian auction site

August 30th, 2016

Daniel UriaBEACONIA, Manitoba, Aug. 30 (UPI) — A landlocked and abandoned train has been placed for sale on a Canadian auction site for $25,000.
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Mini sculptures made out of lead

August 30th, 2016


A Taiwanese artist creates miniature sculptures as small as 0.5 millimeters using various types of pencil lead.

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Toilet art on Canadian plumber’s truck makes a viral splash

August 30th, 2016

Ben HooperSAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario, Aug. 30 (UPI) — A Canadian plumber says business is booming thanks to a viral photo of his truck, which is painted to make it look like the driver is sitting on a commode.
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Apartment building evacuated after resident microwaves a hot pepper

August 30th, 2016

Ben HooperROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 30 (UPI) — Hazmat teams were called to a New York state building for an air contamination situation that turned out to be the result of microwaving a hot pepper.
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History shows that huge political parties can die. Why should Labour be any different? 

August 30th, 2016

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Man named Vladimir Putin arrested in Florida supermarket

August 30th, 2016

Daniel UriaWEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30 (UPI) — A man named Vladimir Putin was arrested in Florida and could potentially face trespassing charges at a local supermarket.
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Ruth Davidson calls for more GP cash as series of waiting times targets missed

August 30th, 2016

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World Gravy Wrestling Championship makes a splash

August 30th, 2016


The World Gravy Wrestling Championship is the main course at a pub in England. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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Amazon to experiment with a 30-hour workweek – CNET

August 30th, 2016

Select Amazon employees will participate in a pilot program that puts them in the office just 30 hours per week.
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Ford could replace your key fob with radio-button passcodes – Roadshow

August 30th, 2016

Key fobs aren't the most secure things, but Ford's latest patent may have a novel solution to that.
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All washed up: On-demand laundry startup Washio closes its doors – CNET

August 30th, 2016

After launching in 2013, the on-demand laundry service says it's shutting down immediately.
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You crawl into this 13-foot robot’s chest and control it from inside – CNET

August 30th, 2016

The Hajime Research Institute shows off a prototype, which it hopes will one day stand nearly 60 feet tall.
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This is what morning looks like on the International Space Station – CNET

August 30th, 2016

Living in space has its perks, including mind-blowing views of the sunrise shining on Earth below.
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U.K. fighters gather for World Gravy Wrestling Championship

August 30th, 2016

Daniel UriaLANCASHIRE, England, Aug. 30 (UPI) — More than 20 competitors gathered at a pub in England to battle each other in a pool of gravy for the World Gravy Wrestling Championships.
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