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Egyptian man grows 'Beard of Bees', hopes to promote apian benefits

SHIBIN EL KOM, Egypt Mohamed Hagras stands barechested as dozens of honeybees congregate around his face, eventually forming what he calls the "Beard of Bees". To attract the insects he has a box housing their queen's hormones strapped to his chin.

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Hit that iceberg: China group readies Titanic simulation

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Entertainment, Nov 30 2016

Sutter Home sues Shmaltz Brewing over 'Menage a Trois' trademark

Shmaltz Brewing Co says some of its beer names, including several with Jewish themes, "can be a bit unorthodox." Now a large California winery wants one of those names to be reformed.

Nov 29 2016

New British bank notes fall foul of vegetarians

LONDON Britain's new plastic five-pound notes, bearing the portrait of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, have fallen foul of thousands of people who object to the use of animal fats in their manufacture.

Nov 29 2016

Thriving on raw eggs, world's oldest person marks 117th birthday in Italy

VERBANIA, Italy Emma Morano, thought to be the world's oldest person and the last to be born in the 1800s, celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday, still swearing by her diet of two raw eggs a day. | Video

Nov 29 2016

Runners brave snow, ice and cold for Antarctic Ice Marathon

Wrapped up warmly with layers of clothing, gloves, hats and goggles, the runners await the blasting siren marking the start of the race before heading off onto the barren track.

Sports, Nov 29 2016