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Sep 25th, 2013
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Bolivia’s public records are to be believed, Carmelo Flores Laura is the oldest living person ever documented, at 123 years old.  The native Aymara lives in a straw-roofed dirt-floor hut in an isolated hamlet near Lake Titicaca at 13,100 feet, is illiterate, speaks no Spanish and has no teeth. He wal...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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A Chinese man has had a new nose grown on his forehead following a traffic accident last year. These astonishing pictures show Xiaolian, 22, at a hospital in Fuzhou, Fujian province, as doctors check on his progress ahead of transplant surgery. The patient underwent the unusual procedure after he neg...
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Sep 18th, 2013
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been pictured inspecting the construction of a waterpark, complete with slides, a wave machine and a restaurant As he toured the Munsu Swimming Complex complex, which is nearing completion, he praised the quality of the construction work. “Going round differe...
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Sep 18th, 2013
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A woman in Hawaii with a 35-letter surname has persuaded the island’s authorities to change their ID card and driving licence formats because her long name will not fit. Janice “Lokelani” Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele said she would never consider using a shortened version, an...
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Sep 18th, 2013
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20th Century Fox has reportedly denied that Arnold Schwarzenegger has been cast in Avatar 2. A casting denial is unusual for a studio, suggesting it is perhaps keen to quash the idea of Arnie being in the James Cameron sequel. The Hollywood Reporter claims 20th Century Fox confirmed he would not be s...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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A woman has been arrested in Colombia for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine in a fake baby bump. Canadian Tabitha Leah Ritchie was stopped while preparing to board a flight from the capital Bogota to Toronto. When an anti-drugs inspector asked how long she had been pregnant, Ritchie responded seven...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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Here’s one car you might think twice about driving on the motorway. The miniscule motor has just entered the record books as the smallest car on the planet. Inventive Texan Austin Coulson used a baby’s pram and a quad bike to construct the world’s smallest roadworthy car. The cutemobile measures just...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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She may only be 3.8in off the ground, but Milly the chihuahua stands tall over her canine companions as a new world record holder. ‘Miracle Milly’, from Puerto Rico, has been crowned the world’s smallest living dog by Guinness World Record officials. ‘We have to be really careful with Milly because s...
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Sep 4th, 2013
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A Sri Lankan minister has lambasted a police force and demanded an official investigation after a wedding ceremony was held for 18 sniffer dogs. Culture and arts minister T.B. Ekananayake was understood to have said that the canine nuptials undermined traditional wedding values and customs. The polic...
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Sep 4th, 2013
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A man who threatened to kill police officers in Cleveland in 911 calls has been ordered to wear a sign in public declaring him an idiot. Richard Dameron, 58, must stand outside a local police station with a yellow sign around his neck for three hours each day this week. The sign says: “I apolog...