Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

World News2 days ago

Fernando Noailles, emotional therapist, caresses one of his horses in Guadalix de la Sierra, outside Madrid, Spain, May 31, 2016. Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety. REUTERS/Juan Medina

In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

A restaurant in Perth arms patrons with water guns to keep seagulls away. No reporter narration.

Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols to stop the birds from ruining the waterfront dining experience.

Oddly Enough16 days ago

Two baby bobcats which were surrendered to an animal shelter this week after a local family brought them into their home, believing they were domestic cats, and were bitten while trying to feed them are seen in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., May 7, 2018. Picture taken May 7, 2018.  Courtesy of San Antonio Animal Care Services/Handout via REUTERS

With big blues eyes and stubby tails, two kittens taken in by a San Antonio family looked adorable until the fiery seven-week-old felines ripped apart formula bottles and repeatedly bit the hands that were trying to feed them.

Business News15 days ago

A worker waits for an elevator to transport young pigs out of Guangxi Yangxiang's high-rise pig farm, at Yaji Mountain Forest Park in Guangxi province, China, March 21, 2018. Picture taken March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Dominique Patton

On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise "hog hotels".

Sports News18 days ago

Mark Williams makes good on a promise to conduct his post-match news conference naked after clinching his third world snooker title. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

(Editor's note: Language in the third paragraph might offend some readers)

Oddly Enough24 days ago

A man is attacked by kangaroos after feeding them near Morisset Park, Australia in this undated photo obtained from social media.  Kroosn Shuttle Service Pty Ltd/via REUTERS

Kangaroos are one of Australia's biggest tourist draws, but visitors to one park are getting more than they bargained for.

Arts21 days ago

A Paris museum opened its doors for the first time to nudist visitors on Saturday, granting them special visiting hours to tour an exhibit in a one-off naturist event.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A yellow spot is seen where the tree planted by French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump on April 23 stood on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

French President Emmanuel Macron celebrated the special relationship between the United States and France during his state visit to Washington last week by planting a tree with President Donald Trump on the grounds of the White House.

Oddly Enougha month ago

 Two burgers made of buffalo worms (Alphitobius Diaperinus) by a German food start-up "Bug Foundation" are placed during its premiere in a supermarket in Aachen, Germany, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made of buffalo worms.

Technology Newsa month ago

Leopalace 21 Corp employee, Mai Shibata, poses with her mobile phone during a demonstartion of the company's security system 'Man on the Curtain' in her room in Tokyo, Japan, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kwiyeon Ha

Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.

Sports Newsa month ago

Justin Rose ignored the local alligator population and stripped down to his underwear to hit out of a water hazard at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Thursday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Aim of the traditional pub game originating from France is to land as many large brass coins or 'toads' in a table's small hole. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

With the final brass "toad" nestled at the bottom of the hole, team members from the Black Horse club jumped in the air to chest bump after becoming world champions at one of Britain's more obscure pub games.

Oddly Enougha month ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers set up a bronze sculpture of Karl Marx in his hometown Trier, Germany, April 13, 2018.   REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

The German city of Trier is struggling to keep up with demand for 0-euro notes, bearing the face of its most famous son and communism's creator Karl Marx, and sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday.

World Newsa month ago

Norway's high school graduates should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers "too much of a surprise", the national transport regulator said on Wednesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A tarantula burger is prepared at Bull City Burger and Brewery in celebration of Exotic Meat Month in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. April 16, 2018. Picture taken April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune, much to the annoyance of locals who live there.

Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018.  Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

A 112-year-old Japanese man born months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity was recognized on Tuesday as the world's oldest man.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A man in northeastern China who always wanted to own an aircraft is doing the next best thing: building a full-scale replica of an Airbus A320 jet.

Business News2 months ago

FILE PHOTO - A Temasek logo is seen at the annual Temasek Review in Singapore July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Singapore's Temasek and Britain's Metric Capital have bought into Nusr-Et steakhouse owner D.ream in a deal valuing the Turkish firm at $1.2 billion.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Couples race over a hilly 380-meter course for the UK wife-carrying championships in south-east England.

With a sliding dive worthy of a rugby try, Chris Hepworth flung himself and his partner over the finishing line to become UK Wife Carrying champion, and now has his eye on the world title.

World News2 days ago

Fernando Noailles, emotional therapist, caresses one of his horses in Guadalix de la Sierra, outside Madrid, Spain, May 31, 2016. Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety. REUTERS/Juan Medina

In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

A restaurant in Perth arms patrons with water guns to keep seagulls away. No reporter narration.

Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols to stop the birds from ruining the waterfront dining experience.

Oddly Enough16 days ago

Two baby bobcats which were surrendered to an animal shelter this week after a local family brought them into their home, believing they were domestic cats, and were bitten while trying to feed them are seen in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., May 7, 2018. Picture taken May 7, 2018.  Courtesy of San Antonio Animal Care Services/Handout via REUTERS

With big blues eyes and stubby tails, two kittens taken in by a San Antonio family looked adorable until the fiery seven-week-old felines ripped apart formula bottles and repeatedly bit the hands that were trying to feed them.

Business News15 days ago

A worker waits for an elevator to transport young pigs out of Guangxi Yangxiang's high-rise pig farm, at Yaji Mountain Forest Park in Guangxi province, China, March 21, 2018. Picture taken March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Dominique Patton

On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise "hog hotels".

Sports News18 days ago

Mark Williams makes good on a promise to conduct his post-match news conference naked after clinching his third world snooker title. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

(Editor's note: Language in the third paragraph might offend some readers)

Oddly Enough24 days ago

A man is attacked by kangaroos after feeding them near Morisset Park, Australia in this undated photo obtained from social media.  Kroosn Shuttle Service Pty Ltd/via REUTERS

Kangaroos are one of Australia's biggest tourist draws, but visitors to one park are getting more than they bargained for.

Arts21 days ago

A Paris museum opened its doors for the first time to nudist visitors on Saturday, granting them special visiting hours to tour an exhibit in a one-off naturist event.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A yellow spot is seen where the tree planted by French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump on April 23 stood on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

French President Emmanuel Macron celebrated the special relationship between the United States and France during his state visit to Washington last week by planting a tree with President Donald Trump on the grounds of the White House.

Oddly Enougha month ago

 Two burgers made of buffalo worms (Alphitobius Diaperinus) by a German food start-up "Bug Foundation" are placed during its premiere in a supermarket in Aachen, Germany, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made of buffalo worms.

Technology Newsa month ago

Leopalace 21 Corp employee, Mai Shibata, poses with her mobile phone during a demonstartion of the company's security system 'Man on the Curtain' in her room in Tokyo, Japan, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kwiyeon Ha

Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.

Sports Newsa month ago

Justin Rose ignored the local alligator population and stripped down to his underwear to hit out of a water hazard at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Thursday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Aim of the traditional pub game originating from France is to land as many large brass coins or 'toads' in a table's small hole. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

With the final brass "toad" nestled at the bottom of the hole, team members from the Black Horse club jumped in the air to chest bump after becoming world champions at one of Britain's more obscure pub games.

Oddly Enougha month ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers set up a bronze sculpture of Karl Marx in his hometown Trier, Germany, April 13, 2018.   REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

The German city of Trier is struggling to keep up with demand for 0-euro notes, bearing the face of its most famous son and communism's creator Karl Marx, and sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday.

World Newsa month ago

Norway's high school graduates should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers "too much of a surprise", the national transport regulator said on Wednesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A tarantula burger is prepared at Bull City Burger and Brewery in celebration of Exotic Meat Month in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. April 16, 2018. Picture taken April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune, much to the annoyance of locals who live there.

Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018.  Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

A 112-year-old Japanese man born months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity was recognized on Tuesday as the world's oldest man.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A man in northeastern China who always wanted to own an aircraft is doing the next best thing: building a full-scale replica of an Airbus A320 jet.

Business News2 months ago

FILE PHOTO - A Temasek logo is seen at the annual Temasek Review in Singapore July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Singapore's Temasek and Britain's Metric Capital have bought into Nusr-Et steakhouse owner D.ream in a deal valuing the Turkish firm at $1.2 billion.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Couples race over a hilly 380-meter course for the UK wife-carrying championships in south-east England.

With a sliding dive worthy of a rugby try, Chris Hepworth flung himself and his partner over the finishing line to become UK Wife Carrying champion, and now has his eye on the world title.

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