Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

World News9 hours ago

Activist and treegrower Siyabulela Sokomani takes a selfies as he prepares for the start of the Cape Town marathon, in South Africa September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon - with saplings strapped to their backs.

World Newsa day ago

Thieves caused extensive flooding at an art exhibit in Britain's Blenheim Palace when they burgled an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibit. Nathan Frandino reports.

Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.

Healthcare & Pharma2 days ago

A patient receives the treatment of the "fiery clay cups" in Gharbia, Egypt September 4, 2019. Picture taken September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients' muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

Members of a charity organisation Friends of animals Wales bring a new dog to Downing Street in London, Britain, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, revealed on Monday that they had adopted a rescued Jack Russell puppy.

Sports News2 days ago

Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month.

World News3 days ago

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a report on Thursday.

Oddly Enough4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A pro-Brexit supporter is seen outside Parliament in London, Britain, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

French literary types aghast at the political turmoil engulfing Britain as it seeks to leave the European Union launched a tongue-in-cheek Twitter campaign on Wednesday to add 'Brexit' to the national lexicon.

Sports News9 days ago

It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski's feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift.

Sports News10 days ago

An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk "the most expensive beer in history" after being charged nearly A$100,000 ($68,120) for the tipple.

Oddly Enough15 days ago

Corinne Fesseau poses with her rooster Maurice, whose loud crows landed him in court accused of noise pollution, in Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, France August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

SAINT-PIERRE-D'A loud 4-year-old rooster called Maurice on an island off the French Atlantic shore has pitted a couple of city slickers who bought a second home next door against his owners, and stirred a nationwide debate.

Healthcare & Pharma13 days ago

When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

Ray Woolley, diver and World War Two veteran, is seen before breaking a new diving record as he turns 96 by taking the plunge at the Zenobia, a cargo ship wreck off the Cypriot town of Larnaca, Cyprus August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

A 96-year-old celebrated his birthday on Saturday by breaking his own record as the world's oldest active scuba diver for the third year running, plunging to the depths of the equivalent of a 15-storey building to explore a shipwreck off Cyprus.

Entertainment News16 days ago

Mozart's "Don Giovanni" has been a favorite among opera lovers since it premiered in Prague in 1787 but it is unlikely that any have ever watched it on a rooftop in the Czech capital while submerged in a bath tub, a glass of bubbly in hand - till now.

World News16 days ago

A lookalike statue of Donald Trump, called Slovenian statue of liberty, is seen in Selo pri Kamniku, Slovenia, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

A large wooden sculpture that strongly resembles Donald Trump was erected this week in Slovenia, home country of Trump's wife Melania, though its designer insists it is meant to represent a "statue of liberty", not the U.S. president.

Oddly Enough17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Prompts on how to use Amazon's Alexa personal assistant are seen alongside an Amazon Echo in an Amazon ‘experience center’  in Vallejo, California, U.S., May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled gadgets.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

A sign reading "Extraterrestrial Highway" stands along the road in Rachel, Nevada, U.S., August 16,2019. REUTERS/Rollo Ross

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

Oddly Enough25 days ago

A Florida man who was found to have ecstasy pills shaped like U.S. President Donald Trump's head has been charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances, according Pinellas County court documents.

Sports Newsa month ago

The sporting expression "caught fire" took on a literal meaning on Sunday as several players at the BMW Championship, including Phil Mickelson, were affected by a fire at their hotel.

World Newsa month ago

Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein takes a beer from a waitress during a party celebrating the country's 300th birthday in the gardens of Schloss Vaduz castle in Vaduz, Liechtenstein August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch.

Science & Spacea month ago

FILE PHOTO: A seagull and a man look at each other on a warm spring day in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London, Britain May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

Britain's seaside towns are at war with their seagulls, urging visitors not to feed the birds in an effort to stop them snatching titbits like potato chips from tourists' hands.

World News9 hours ago

Activist and treegrower Siyabulela Sokomani takes a selfies as he prepares for the start of the Cape Town marathon, in South Africa September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon - with saplings strapped to their backs.

World Newsa day ago

Thieves caused extensive flooding at an art exhibit in Britain's Blenheim Palace when they burgled an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibit. Nathan Frandino reports.

Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.

Healthcare & Pharma2 days ago

A patient receives the treatment of the "fiery clay cups" in Gharbia, Egypt September 4, 2019. Picture taken September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients' muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

Members of a charity organisation Friends of animals Wales bring a new dog to Downing Street in London, Britain, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, revealed on Monday that they had adopted a rescued Jack Russell puppy.

Sports News2 days ago

Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month.

World News3 days ago

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a report on Thursday.

Oddly Enough4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A pro-Brexit supporter is seen outside Parliament in London, Britain, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

French literary types aghast at the political turmoil engulfing Britain as it seeks to leave the European Union launched a tongue-in-cheek Twitter campaign on Wednesday to add 'Brexit' to the national lexicon.

Sports News9 days ago

It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski's feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift.

Sports News10 days ago

An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk "the most expensive beer in history" after being charged nearly A$100,000 ($68,120) for the tipple.

Oddly Enough15 days ago

Corinne Fesseau poses with her rooster Maurice, whose loud crows landed him in court accused of noise pollution, in Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, France August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

SAINT-PIERRE-D'A loud 4-year-old rooster called Maurice on an island off the French Atlantic shore has pitted a couple of city slickers who bought a second home next door against his owners, and stirred a nationwide debate.

Healthcare & Pharma13 days ago

When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

Ray Woolley, diver and World War Two veteran, is seen before breaking a new diving record as he turns 96 by taking the plunge at the Zenobia, a cargo ship wreck off the Cypriot town of Larnaca, Cyprus August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

A 96-year-old celebrated his birthday on Saturday by breaking his own record as the world's oldest active scuba diver for the third year running, plunging to the depths of the equivalent of a 15-storey building to explore a shipwreck off Cyprus.

Entertainment News16 days ago

Mozart's "Don Giovanni" has been a favorite among opera lovers since it premiered in Prague in 1787 but it is unlikely that any have ever watched it on a rooftop in the Czech capital while submerged in a bath tub, a glass of bubbly in hand - till now.

World News16 days ago

A lookalike statue of Donald Trump, called Slovenian statue of liberty, is seen in Selo pri Kamniku, Slovenia, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

A large wooden sculpture that strongly resembles Donald Trump was erected this week in Slovenia, home country of Trump's wife Melania, though its designer insists it is meant to represent a "statue of liberty", not the U.S. president.

Oddly Enough17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Prompts on how to use Amazon's Alexa personal assistant are seen alongside an Amazon Echo in an Amazon ‘experience center’  in Vallejo, California, U.S., May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled gadgets.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

A sign reading "Extraterrestrial Highway" stands along the road in Rachel, Nevada, U.S., August 16,2019. REUTERS/Rollo Ross

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

Oddly Enough25 days ago

A Florida man who was found to have ecstasy pills shaped like U.S. President Donald Trump's head has been charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances, according Pinellas County court documents.

Sports Newsa month ago

The sporting expression "caught fire" took on a literal meaning on Sunday as several players at the BMW Championship, including Phil Mickelson, were affected by a fire at their hotel.

World Newsa month ago

Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein takes a beer from a waitress during a party celebrating the country's 300th birthday in the gardens of Schloss Vaduz castle in Vaduz, Liechtenstein August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch.

Science & Spacea month ago

FILE PHOTO: A seagull and a man look at each other on a warm spring day in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London, Britain May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

Britain's seaside towns are at war with their seagulls, urging visitors not to feed the birds in an effort to stop them snatching titbits like potato chips from tourists' hands.

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