Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

World News4 hours ago

Cakes that look exactly like rolls of toilet paper are displayed at Ronttosrouva bakery, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Helsinki, Finland, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Attila Cser

A quick-thinking Helsinki bakery has saved itself from financial ruin due to the new coronavirus pandemic by creating a cake that looks like a toilet roll.

World News13 days ago

Chef Dang Van Khu makes burgers shaped as coronavirus at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kham     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

You've got to eat it, to beat it: That's the philosophy of one Hanoi chef who is attempting to boost morale in the Vietnamese capital by selling green, coronavirus-themed burgers.

Healthcare & Pharma14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Spanish legionnaires patrol an empty street during partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in downtown Ronda, southern Spain, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo

Under partial lockdown due to the spiraling coronavirus pandemic, Spaniards are allowed to leave home only for essential outings, walking a dog being one of them.

Oddly Enough20 days ago

A computer screen shows a technical glitch during a video conferencing session with Impossible Foods Vice-President of Communications Jennifer Appelgren on Zoom in Redwood City, California, U.S. March 13, 2020.  Impossible Foods/Handout via REUTERS

(This March 17 story corrects stock symbol of Zoom to ZM.O, not ZOOM.PK in the last paragraph)

World News15 days ago

Vicar Stephen Beach of St Budeaux parish church reacts as his sweater catches fire while delivering a video sermon, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Plymouth, Britain, March 19, 2020, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken March 19, 2020. ST BUDEAUX PARISH CHURCH via REUTERS.

A British vicar got more than he expected from his first attempt at an online sermon when he leaned too close to a candle on a cross and his sweater caught fire.

World News21 days ago

A hedge fund manager in Hong Kong has publicly apologised after a parody video of him licking his finger and wiping it on a hand rail in a metro car went viral, sparking anger in the city which is grappling to contain an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Technology News16 days ago

FILE PHOTO: An employee operates a forklift to move pallets of toilet paper at a warehouse of the Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill, as the company increases production due to high demand amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the town of Syasstroy in Leningrad region, Russia March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov/File Photo

Worried about whether you have enough toilet paper for the coronavirus lockdown? A German website can tell you how long your supply will last.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Mohamed Sheikh Yakub, a patient suffering with mental illness, sits inside the treatment room where a hyena believed to exorcise evil spirits that cause mental illness is secured in a cage, in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia February 15, 2020. Picture taken February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

The growls from the caged hyena reverberate through the room as Mohamed Sheikh Yakub slumps silently in a chair nearby, hoping the animal will frighten away the evil spirits he says have troubled him since his divorce.

ESGa month ago

Dr. Daylan Tzompa Sosa holds a handful of crickets at Ghent University, Belgium February 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Belgian waffles may be about to become more environmentally friendly.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of TAP Air Portugal Airlines is pictured on an A330 Airbus plane in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Air travelers cannot receive cash compensation if their flight is delayed by a passenger biting others and assaulting crew members, an adviser at the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

"Mad" Mike Hughes, who died after a homemade rocket he was on crash-landed in the desert near Barstow, California, U.S., is seen in an undated picture obtained from social media on February 23, 2020. Science Channel/via REUTERS

"Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Milkshakes are seen on the counter at Gibson's restaurant, recently recognised by the Guinness World Records as having the "Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available", in Cape Town, South Africa, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A dog is pictured at the first ‘dog toilet’ opened at an airport in Japan, at Osaka International Airport in this undated handout obtained by Reuters on February 10, 2020. KANSAI AIRPORTS/Handout via REUTERS

Osaka's Itami airport is setting up a toilet area for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on.

World News2 months ago

When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's national tourism agency typically focuses on the city's world-class beaches, samba-filled music scene and caipirinha-fueled parties. Violent crime is rarely listed among the attractions.

World News2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has pulled out of a documentary search for a girlfriend to take on his voyage around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX, citing his "mixed feelings" about participating.

Environment3 months ago

People look on as a 100m long margherita pizza sits on a table before receiving its final toppings, which was prepared by Pellegrini's Italian restaurant in their attempt to set a new record for Australia's longest pizza as part of a charity event to raise funds for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, in Sydney, Australia, January 19, 2020, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken January 19, 2020. INSTAGRAM/@ISSAC_EATSALOT via REUTERS

An Italian restaurant in Australia has made a 103 meter (338 foot) Margherita pizza to raise funds for firefighters battling bushfires.

Sports News3 months ago

Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest -- one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday.

Sports News3 months ago

Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery.

World News3 months ago

A woman poses for a photo showing bottles of "El Chapo" beer, crafted by a company of Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, at the Expo Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Mexico January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Technology News3 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, poses for photos as he attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage.

World News4 hours ago

Cakes that look exactly like rolls of toilet paper are displayed at Ronttosrouva bakery, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Helsinki, Finland, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Attila Cser

A quick-thinking Helsinki bakery has saved itself from financial ruin due to the new coronavirus pandemic by creating a cake that looks like a toilet roll.

World News13 days ago

Chef Dang Van Khu makes burgers shaped as coronavirus at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kham     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

You've got to eat it, to beat it: That's the philosophy of one Hanoi chef who is attempting to boost morale in the Vietnamese capital by selling green, coronavirus-themed burgers.

Healthcare & Pharma14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Spanish legionnaires patrol an empty street during partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in downtown Ronda, southern Spain, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo

Under partial lockdown due to the spiraling coronavirus pandemic, Spaniards are allowed to leave home only for essential outings, walking a dog being one of them.

Oddly Enough20 days ago

A computer screen shows a technical glitch during a video conferencing session with Impossible Foods Vice-President of Communications Jennifer Appelgren on Zoom in Redwood City, California, U.S. March 13, 2020.  Impossible Foods/Handout via REUTERS

(This March 17 story corrects stock symbol of Zoom to ZM.O, not ZOOM.PK in the last paragraph)

World News15 days ago

Vicar Stephen Beach of St Budeaux parish church reacts as his sweater catches fire while delivering a video sermon, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Plymouth, Britain, March 19, 2020, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken March 19, 2020. ST BUDEAUX PARISH CHURCH via REUTERS.

A British vicar got more than he expected from his first attempt at an online sermon when he leaned too close to a candle on a cross and his sweater caught fire.

World News21 days ago

A hedge fund manager in Hong Kong has publicly apologised after a parody video of him licking his finger and wiping it on a hand rail in a metro car went viral, sparking anger in the city which is grappling to contain an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Technology News16 days ago

FILE PHOTO: An employee operates a forklift to move pallets of toilet paper at a warehouse of the Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill, as the company increases production due to high demand amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the town of Syasstroy in Leningrad region, Russia March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov/File Photo

Worried about whether you have enough toilet paper for the coronavirus lockdown? A German website can tell you how long your supply will last.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Mohamed Sheikh Yakub, a patient suffering with mental illness, sits inside the treatment room where a hyena believed to exorcise evil spirits that cause mental illness is secured in a cage, in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia February 15, 2020. Picture taken February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

The growls from the caged hyena reverberate through the room as Mohamed Sheikh Yakub slumps silently in a chair nearby, hoping the animal will frighten away the evil spirits he says have troubled him since his divorce.

ESGa month ago

Dr. Daylan Tzompa Sosa holds a handful of crickets at Ghent University, Belgium February 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Belgian waffles may be about to become more environmentally friendly.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of TAP Air Portugal Airlines is pictured on an A330 Airbus plane in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Air travelers cannot receive cash compensation if their flight is delayed by a passenger biting others and assaulting crew members, an adviser at the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

"Mad" Mike Hughes, who died after a homemade rocket he was on crash-landed in the desert near Barstow, California, U.S., is seen in an undated picture obtained from social media on February 23, 2020. Science Channel/via REUTERS

"Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Milkshakes are seen on the counter at Gibson's restaurant, recently recognised by the Guinness World Records as having the "Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available", in Cape Town, South Africa, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A dog is pictured at the first ‘dog toilet’ opened at an airport in Japan, at Osaka International Airport in this undated handout obtained by Reuters on February 10, 2020. KANSAI AIRPORTS/Handout via REUTERS

Osaka's Itami airport is setting up a toilet area for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on.

World News2 months ago

When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's national tourism agency typically focuses on the city's world-class beaches, samba-filled music scene and caipirinha-fueled parties. Violent crime is rarely listed among the attractions.

World News2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has pulled out of a documentary search for a girlfriend to take on his voyage around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX, citing his "mixed feelings" about participating.

Environment3 months ago

People look on as a 100m long margherita pizza sits on a table before receiving its final toppings, which was prepared by Pellegrini's Italian restaurant in their attempt to set a new record for Australia's longest pizza as part of a charity event to raise funds for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, in Sydney, Australia, January 19, 2020, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken January 19, 2020. INSTAGRAM/@ISSAC_EATSALOT via REUTERS

An Italian restaurant in Australia has made a 103 meter (338 foot) Margherita pizza to raise funds for firefighters battling bushfires.

Sports News3 months ago

Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest -- one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday.

Sports News3 months ago

Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery.

World News3 months ago

A woman poses for a photo showing bottles of "El Chapo" beer, crafted by a company of Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, at the Expo Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Mexico January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Technology News3 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, poses for photos as he attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage.

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