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Termites Devour Millions Worth of Indian Rupees
Any homeowner with a recent termite infestation will tell you that termites do not discriminate when it comes to feeding time.
A bank in India learned this the hard way after a herd of termites infiltrated their otherwise secure establishment and devoured over 10 million rupees ($220,000) from their …
Computer Glitch Opens Grocery Store During Holiday
A Pak 'n Save in Hamilton, New Zealand, was supposed to be closed last week to observe Good Friday. Unfortunately, it appears the grocery store's technology never got the memo.
According to reports, a glitch in the store's security system caused its doors to electronically unlock at 1A…
Passenger Attacks Flight Attendant With Nail Clippers
An Alitalia Flight heading to Rome from Paris was forced to make a detour stop in Libya on Sunday after a passenger grew increasingly agitated mid-journey.
According to CNN, flight attendants were eventually forced to immobilize the man after he tried attacking a flight attendant with his nail clippe…
Eritrea Is World’s Most Expensive Place to Buy Gas
Gas prices are utterly crazy!
Last week, the average cost of gasoline in the United States was $3.84. In places like Los Angeles, the price has jumped to $4.23 a gallon. These increases are correlated to conflicts in Middle Eastern oil-producing nations.
Geoffrey Mutai Runs Fastest Marathon Ever
Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai won the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds, the fastest 26.2 miles in history.
But, alas, there's a catch: Even though Mutai beat the previous record by 57 seconds, because there was a strong tailwind on a downhill course, Mutai's time won't be…
German Girl Trains Cow to Jump, Run and be Ridden
After her parents nipped her horse-owning dreams in the bud, German-based Regina Mayer didn't give up.
Instead of begging and pleading as most young ones do, she decided to take matters into her own hand by training Luna, one of the family's cows.
Mayer spent hours with the brown-and-white cow, teachi…
Sperm Counts Are On the Decline (Blame Electronics)
According to researchers, the sperm counts of European and American men have been steadily falling over the last 50 years.
Scientists believe environmental factors are contributing this decline. Warm baths, nicotine and alcohol have always been sperm killers, but new threats such as the heat generat…
Boy Finds 24-Year-Old Message in a Bottle, Responds
Nearly a quarter of a century ago, a young German boy named Frank Uesbeck wrote a message, stuffed it into a bottle and threw it out to sea. This year, he finally received a reply.
The bottle was discovered by 13-year-old Daniil Korotkikh, a Russian boy who was walking along the beach with his parent…
Couple Meets on Blind Date, Discovers They’re Siblings
After exchanging messages and photographs with each other on an online dating website, Scotland-based Sarah Kemp and London-based George Bentley naturally decided to take their romance to the next level.
Kemp made the trek to London to visit her new romantic interest and, about an hour into their con…

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