Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Oddly Enough3 days ago

An 18-year old student, Vako Marchelashvili, solved six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath in Georgia aiming to set a new Guinness World Record.

An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik's Cubes under water in one breath on Friday, in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record.

Oddly Enough4 days ago

Chief Operating Officer Oliver (L) and his brother Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter of Swiss Microlino AG pose beside an electric-powered Microlino car in Kuesnacht, Switzerland July 13, 2018. Picture taken July 13, 2018.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s.

Oddly Enough4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A sacrificial cow is lowered from a rooftop by crane, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan, August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File photo

Residents of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha.

Environment6 days ago

An alligator named Muja rests in its enclosure in Belgrade's Zoo, Serbia, August 14, 2018. 
REUTERS/Marko Djurica

American alligator Muja arrived at Belgrade Zoo on the eve of the Second World War and is believed to be the oldest of his kind in captivity, and still in good health with a hearty appetite for his age, his handlers said on Tuesday.

Science & Space5 days ago

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.

Oddly Enough6 days ago

A performer with a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump hits a punching ball with a mask of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Madame Tussauds wax museum in Berlin, Germany, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a punchball.

Oddly Enough6 days ago

A journalist poses as he stands in front of a bright red, eco-friendly urinal on the Ile Saint-Louis along the Seine River in Paris, France, August 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals.

World News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Britain's Queen Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF), in central London, Britain July 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Australians by the dozen are demanding portraits of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, after a news item drew attention to an obscure rule entitling them to such articles from local politicians.

Oddly Enough18 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers queue for the Boxing Day sales at Selfridges in London, Britain December 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner

On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the new Christmas shop at department store Selfridges.

Oddly Enough17 days ago

More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes and tree leaves. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes and tree leaves.

Oddly Enough19 days ago

A winner of the Fields Medal, often called the 'Nobel Prize of mathematics,' had his prize stolen shortly after receiving it during a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Oddly Enough20 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Six-year old Ryan, the star of his own YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview, who will debut his own line of slime, stuffed animals and other products at Walmart Inc next month, is shown in this undated handout photo provided July 29, 2018. Courtesy of pocket.watch/Handout via REUTERS

A 6-year-old boy whose toy reviews have drawn billions of views on YouTube will debut his own line of slime, stuffed animals and other merchandise at Walmart Inc next month, the retailer said on Monday.

Healthcare & Pharma20 days ago

Durex condoms are seen in a photo illustration in Manchester, Britain, July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Photo Illustration

Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, has recalled some batches of its "Real Feel" and "Latex Free" condoms in the United Kingdom and Ireland due to concerns they may burst.

Sports Newsa month ago

Bulgarian Yane Petkov, 64, is held after he wanted to set a new Guinness World Record by attempting to swim more than three kilometers at Macedonia's Lake Ohrid,Ê in a bag with his arms and legs tied up, in Ohrid, Macedonia July 24, 2018. ÊREUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov - Bulgaria's answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined - reclaimed on Tuesday the Guinness world record for swimming along with his hands and feet tied while fully wrapped inside a sack.

Oddly Enougha month ago

More than 150 snails compete in the annual World Snail Racing Championships in eastern England. (Rough cut) no reporter narration

The race starter stood up and shouted: "Ready, steady, slow!" The crowd cheered, but the competitors remained stuck at the start line. Welcome to the world snail racing championship.

Oddly Enougha month ago

People dressed as Santa Claus wave from a canal boat as they take part in the World Santa Claus Congress, an annual event held every summer in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Braving Europe's heatwave, more than 150 Santas from around the world donned their heavy suits and full beards at their annual conference in Denmark.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A sheep with massively overgrown fleece looks on in Warrumbungle, New South Wales, Australia, July 20, 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. Graeme Bowden/via REUTERS

A sheep in eastern Australia is leaping about more lightly after being sheared of its massively overgrown fleece.

Oddly Enougha month ago

David Barber, The Queen's Swan Marker holds a cygnet as officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans, known as 'Swan Upping', along the River Thames near Chertsey, Britain, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth started on Monday, an annual ceremony of "swan upping" that in modern times has become a means of wildlife conservation.

Sports Newsa month ago

Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, attempts to predict the result of the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia during an event at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia July 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday's World Cup final.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Two police officers in Georgia have been suspended after they used a coin toss to decide whether to arrest a 24-year-old motorist they stopped for speeding, police said.

Oddly Enough3 days ago

An 18-year old student, Vako Marchelashvili, solved six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath in Georgia aiming to set a new Guinness World Record.

An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik's Cubes under water in one breath on Friday, in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record.

Oddly Enough4 days ago

Chief Operating Officer Oliver (L) and his brother Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter of Swiss Microlino AG pose beside an electric-powered Microlino car in Kuesnacht, Switzerland July 13, 2018. Picture taken July 13, 2018.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s.

Oddly Enough4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A sacrificial cow is lowered from a rooftop by crane, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan, August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File photo

Residents of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha.

Environment6 days ago

An alligator named Muja rests in its enclosure in Belgrade's Zoo, Serbia, August 14, 2018. 
REUTERS/Marko Djurica

American alligator Muja arrived at Belgrade Zoo on the eve of the Second World War and is believed to be the oldest of his kind in captivity, and still in good health with a hearty appetite for his age, his handlers said on Tuesday.

Science & Space5 days ago

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.

Oddly Enough6 days ago

A performer with a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump hits a punching ball with a mask of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Madame Tussauds wax museum in Berlin, Germany, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a punchball.

Oddly Enough6 days ago

A journalist poses as he stands in front of a bright red, eco-friendly urinal on the Ile Saint-Louis along the Seine River in Paris, France, August 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals.

World News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Britain's Queen Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF), in central London, Britain July 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Australians by the dozen are demanding portraits of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, after a news item drew attention to an obscure rule entitling them to such articles from local politicians.

Oddly Enough18 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers queue for the Boxing Day sales at Selfridges in London, Britain December 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner

On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the new Christmas shop at department store Selfridges.

Oddly Enough17 days ago

More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes and tree leaves. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes and tree leaves.

Oddly Enough19 days ago

A winner of the Fields Medal, often called the 'Nobel Prize of mathematics,' had his prize stolen shortly after receiving it during a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Oddly Enough20 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Six-year old Ryan, the star of his own YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview, who will debut his own line of slime, stuffed animals and other products at Walmart Inc next month, is shown in this undated handout photo provided July 29, 2018. Courtesy of pocket.watch/Handout via REUTERS

A 6-year-old boy whose toy reviews have drawn billions of views on YouTube will debut his own line of slime, stuffed animals and other merchandise at Walmart Inc next month, the retailer said on Monday.

Healthcare & Pharma20 days ago

Durex condoms are seen in a photo illustration in Manchester, Britain, July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Photo Illustration

Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, has recalled some batches of its "Real Feel" and "Latex Free" condoms in the United Kingdom and Ireland due to concerns they may burst.

Sports Newsa month ago

Bulgarian Yane Petkov, 64, is held after he wanted to set a new Guinness World Record by attempting to swim more than three kilometers at Macedonia's Lake Ohrid,Ê in a bag with his arms and legs tied up, in Ohrid, Macedonia July 24, 2018. ÊREUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov - Bulgaria's answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined - reclaimed on Tuesday the Guinness world record for swimming along with his hands and feet tied while fully wrapped inside a sack.

Oddly Enougha month ago

More than 150 snails compete in the annual World Snail Racing Championships in eastern England. (Rough cut) no reporter narration

The race starter stood up and shouted: "Ready, steady, slow!" The crowd cheered, but the competitors remained stuck at the start line. Welcome to the world snail racing championship.

Oddly Enougha month ago

People dressed as Santa Claus wave from a canal boat as they take part in the World Santa Claus Congress, an annual event held every summer in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Braving Europe's heatwave, more than 150 Santas from around the world donned their heavy suits and full beards at their annual conference in Denmark.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A sheep with massively overgrown fleece looks on in Warrumbungle, New South Wales, Australia, July 20, 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. Graeme Bowden/via REUTERS

A sheep in eastern Australia is leaping about more lightly after being sheared of its massively overgrown fleece.

Oddly Enougha month ago

David Barber, The Queen's Swan Marker holds a cygnet as officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans, known as 'Swan Upping', along the River Thames near Chertsey, Britain, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth started on Monday, an annual ceremony of "swan upping" that in modern times has become a means of wildlife conservation.

Sports Newsa month ago

Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, attempts to predict the result of the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia during an event at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia July 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday's World Cup final.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Two police officers in Georgia have been suspended after they used a coin toss to decide whether to arrest a 24-year-old motorist they stopped for speeding, police said.

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