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Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Oddly Enough5 days ago

A Tinder-inspired app called Tudder, which helps farmers match up potential partners for their cattle, is demonstrated at a farm in Hampshire, Britain February 12, 2019. Picture taken February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Matthew Stock

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.

ESG4 days ago

A woman looks on the Copen Hill, a skiing slope a top of an incinerator plant open to the public in Copenhagen, Denmark February 12, 2019. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS

What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Greek Deputy Health Minister Pavlos Polakis (L) and Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Terens Quick arrive for a cabinet meeting at the parliament in Athens, Greece July 19, 2017.   REUTERS/Costas Baltas/File Photo

Greece's deputy health minister has told the European Union's top health official to butt out after getting a reprimand for smoking in public.

World News8 days ago

Indonesian police drape a live snake over a suspect accused of stealing mobile phones, in order to obtain a confession. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Indonesian police have apologised and pledged disciplinary action after officers draped a live snake around the neck of a suspect to persuade him to confess during an interrogation session in the easternmost area of Papua.

Oddly Enough7 days ago

Toronto police said on Monday they are investigating an incident of a woman hurling a chair from the balcony of a high-rise condominium that was captured on a video that went viral.

Sports News17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke looks on during the first half of a NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016.  Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

Three years after leaving St. Louis for the glamor of Tinseltown, the Rams are going to the Super Bowl, adding an extra sucker punch for many fans in the team's old hometown.

Science & Space14 days ago

Scientist have found footage of someone kayaking among seals on a USB stick they found in a slab of seal poo. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Scientists in New Zealand say they have found a USB memory stick containing holiday photos inside a frozen slab of seal poo.

Oddly Enough19 days ago

A man poses with a J-Queen durian in Jakarta, Indonesia January 25, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media.  INSTAGRAM / @PLAZAASIA.OFFICIAL/via REUTERS

An Indonesian variety of the durian - a pungent, spiky fruit considered a delicacy across many parts of Asia -- has been sold in a store on the island of Java for a hefty $1,000 per fruit.

Oddly Enough25 days ago

A view of findings from an ancient Roman cemetery with 2000-year-old skeletons and various artefacts, found below a restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Portuguese archaeologists digging near one of Lisbon's most iconic restaurants, the Solar dos Presuntos (Manor of Hams), have discovered a large Roman cemetery holding 2,000-year-old skeletons and various ancient artifacts.

Oddly Enough25 days ago

A woman holds a rabbit near in a hutch in Montbert, France, January 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Dozens of domestic rabbits have been killed and left outside their hutches in rural Brittany in western France since last summer, but police have found no clues to help them find those responsible.

Technology News25 days ago

A robot waiter serves customers at a cafe in Budapest, Hungary, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

The robots at the Enjoy Budapest Cafe can do it all - they can serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with the kids or just hang out for a chat with customers.

Technology Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of the Swiss Guard arrive at the Saint Peter's Square before the Pope Francis' "Urbi et Orbi" message at the Vatican, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

The Vatican's Swiss Guard, the colorfully dressed mini-army that helps protect the pope, will have cooler heads now they have swapped their ancient metal helmets for ones made by 3-D printers.

World Newsa month ago

James Blake from emergency food storage.co.uk sticks a label on the company's 'Brexit Box' which contains dehydrated food, water purifying kit and fire starting gel at their warehouse in Leeds, Britain January 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Phil Noble

With just nine weeks to go until Britain is due to leave the European Union, a company is selling worried Britons a survival kit to help them prepare for the worst. 

Oddly Enougha month ago

A man and his dog react as its is blessed by a priest as pet owners bring their animals to be blessed every year on the day of Spain's patron saint of animals, Saint Anthony, outside San Anton Church in Madrid, Spain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Dogs, cats and birds were blessed at a church in Madrid on Thursday on the feast day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with many of the owners making an annual pilgrimage for their pets.

World Newsa month ago

Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon (L) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are seen in this combination photo. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail/Chris Wattie

Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the war-torn country since his debut on a talent show.

Oddly Enougha month ago

High school student Qiu Siyu, wearing protective gear, reacts after smashing wine bottles in an anger room in Beijing, China January 12, 2019. Picture taken January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.

Sports Newsa month ago

Clemson Tigers fan Nancy Volland and Alabama Crimson Tide supporter Llyas Ross Sr., who have been living on ESPN Billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game as part of an ESPN contest since December 26, 2018, are seen in this photo taken downtown San Jose, California, U.S., on January 3, 2019.  Picture taken January 3, 2019.  Courtesy ESPN/Handout via REUTERS

Diehard sports fans often go to great lengths to show their allegiance but some college football supporters took their loyalty to new heights when they agreed to live on a San Jose billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.

World News2 months ago

Thieves used mechanical diggers on Wednesday to prise open an armored van on a highway in southern Italy and made off with more than 2 million euros ($2.3 million) in cash, police said.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets.

Oddly Enough5 days ago

A Tinder-inspired app called Tudder, which helps farmers match up potential partners for their cattle, is demonstrated at a farm in Hampshire, Britain February 12, 2019. Picture taken February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Matthew Stock

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.

ESG4 days ago

A woman looks on the Copen Hill, a skiing slope a top of an incinerator plant open to the public in Copenhagen, Denmark February 12, 2019. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS

What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Greek Deputy Health Minister Pavlos Polakis (L) and Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Terens Quick arrive for a cabinet meeting at the parliament in Athens, Greece July 19, 2017.   REUTERS/Costas Baltas/File Photo

Greece's deputy health minister has told the European Union's top health official to butt out after getting a reprimand for smoking in public.

World News8 days ago

Indonesian police drape a live snake over a suspect accused of stealing mobile phones, in order to obtain a confession. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Indonesian police have apologised and pledged disciplinary action after officers draped a live snake around the neck of a suspect to persuade him to confess during an interrogation session in the easternmost area of Papua.

Oddly Enough7 days ago

Toronto police said on Monday they are investigating an incident of a woman hurling a chair from the balcony of a high-rise condominium that was captured on a video that went viral.

Sports News17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke looks on during the first half of a NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016.  Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

Three years after leaving St. Louis for the glamor of Tinseltown, the Rams are going to the Super Bowl, adding an extra sucker punch for many fans in the team's old hometown.

Science & Space14 days ago

Scientist have found footage of someone kayaking among seals on a USB stick they found in a slab of seal poo. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Scientists in New Zealand say they have found a USB memory stick containing holiday photos inside a frozen slab of seal poo.

Oddly Enough19 days ago

A man poses with a J-Queen durian in Jakarta, Indonesia January 25, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media.  INSTAGRAM / @PLAZAASIA.OFFICIAL/via REUTERS

An Indonesian variety of the durian - a pungent, spiky fruit considered a delicacy across many parts of Asia -- has been sold in a store on the island of Java for a hefty $1,000 per fruit.

Oddly Enough25 days ago

A view of findings from an ancient Roman cemetery with 2000-year-old skeletons and various artefacts, found below a restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Portuguese archaeologists digging near one of Lisbon's most iconic restaurants, the Solar dos Presuntos (Manor of Hams), have discovered a large Roman cemetery holding 2,000-year-old skeletons and various ancient artifacts.

Oddly Enough25 days ago

A woman holds a rabbit near in a hutch in Montbert, France, January 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Dozens of domestic rabbits have been killed and left outside their hutches in rural Brittany in western France since last summer, but police have found no clues to help them find those responsible.

Technology News25 days ago

A robot waiter serves customers at a cafe in Budapest, Hungary, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

The robots at the Enjoy Budapest Cafe can do it all - they can serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with the kids or just hang out for a chat with customers.

Technology Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of the Swiss Guard arrive at the Saint Peter's Square before the Pope Francis' "Urbi et Orbi" message at the Vatican, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

The Vatican's Swiss Guard, the colorfully dressed mini-army that helps protect the pope, will have cooler heads now they have swapped their ancient metal helmets for ones made by 3-D printers.

World Newsa month ago

James Blake from emergency food storage.co.uk sticks a label on the company's 'Brexit Box' which contains dehydrated food, water purifying kit and fire starting gel at their warehouse in Leeds, Britain January 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Phil Noble

With just nine weeks to go until Britain is due to leave the European Union, a company is selling worried Britons a survival kit to help them prepare for the worst. 

Oddly Enougha month ago

A man and his dog react as its is blessed by a priest as pet owners bring their animals to be blessed every year on the day of Spain's patron saint of animals, Saint Anthony, outside San Anton Church in Madrid, Spain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Dogs, cats and birds were blessed at a church in Madrid on Thursday on the feast day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with many of the owners making an annual pilgrimage for their pets.

World Newsa month ago

Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon (L) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are seen in this combination photo. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail/Chris Wattie

Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the war-torn country since his debut on a talent show.

Oddly Enougha month ago

High school student Qiu Siyu, wearing protective gear, reacts after smashing wine bottles in an anger room in Beijing, China January 12, 2019. Picture taken January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.

Sports Newsa month ago

Clemson Tigers fan Nancy Volland and Alabama Crimson Tide supporter Llyas Ross Sr., who have been living on ESPN Billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game as part of an ESPN contest since December 26, 2018, are seen in this photo taken downtown San Jose, California, U.S., on January 3, 2019.  Picture taken January 3, 2019.  Courtesy ESPN/Handout via REUTERS

Diehard sports fans often go to great lengths to show their allegiance but some college football supporters took their loyalty to new heights when they agreed to live on a San Jose billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.

World News2 months ago

Thieves used mechanical diggers on Wednesday to prise open an armored van on a highway in southern Italy and made off with more than 2 million euros ($2.3 million) in cash, police said.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets.

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