Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Oddly Enough3 days ago

A naked man walks in Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia March 20, 2019 in this still image obtained from a social media video filmed on 360 Camera on March 21, 2019. VK.COM/MAXTT via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported.

Oddly Enough9 days ago

Cheese makers carry the nine wheels of cheese for a tasting in the K3 cellar after the experiment to "insonify" cheese with different types of music by the University of the Arts in Burgdorf, Switzerland, March 14, 2019. Stefan Wermuth/University of the Arts Bern/Handout via REUTERS

Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

A supplied image obtained March 13, 2019 of a mobile phone pierced by an arrow.  AAP Image/Supplied by NSW Police Force/via REUTERS

An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home.

Oddly Enough12 days ago

A man who used his jeans as a makeshift flotation device, after being knocked off a yacht and stranded at sea, is rescued by a helicopter, off Tolaga Bay in Gisborne, New Zealand, in this still from a handout video taken March 6, 2019. Handout video taken March 6, 2019. Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service/Handout via REUTERS

Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life jacket that kept him afloat for over three hours before his rescue by coastguards.

Oddly Enough18 days ago

Cattle breeder Pablo Pato practices his skills inside his stable in Llanuces, Spain, February 27, 2019. Picture taken February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

After tending to his cows all day, Pablo Pato swept the hay off the floor and transformed, almost Cinderella-like, into a freestyle roller skater without leaving the cowshed in the remote mountain village of Llanuces in northern Spain.

Oddly Enough19 days ago

Players fight for the ball during the annual Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne, Britain March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Hundreds of people descended on the town of Ashbourne in central England on Tuesday to play a traditional football game in which the rules are hazy and the goals three miles apart.

World News25 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta attends the opening of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo

A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case.

World Newsa month ago

Howard X, an Australian impersonating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, leaves the La Paix Hotel in a car while escorted by police, in Hanoi, Vietnam February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

World Newsa month ago

A bartender makes a cocktail to commemorate a US-DPRK summit in Hanoi, Vietnam February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mai Nguyen

Kim Jong Ale? Rock It, Man? Or how about a glass of Peace Negroniations?

World Newsa month ago

Security lines are seen set up for protecting visitors from falling ice from melting ice sculptures at the venue of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on its closing day, in Heilongjiang province, China February 17, 2019. Picture taken February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Ice and snow sculptures carved by nearly 10,000 artists in the city of Harbin have melted during a sudden warm spell, forcing the earliest closure of the main venue at China's biggest winter festival.

ESGa month 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 Enougha month 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.

Oddly Enougha month 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.

World Newsa month 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 Enough2 months 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.

Science & Space2 months 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.

Sports News2 months 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.

Oddly Enough2 months 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 Enough3 days ago

A naked man walks in Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia March 20, 2019 in this still image obtained from a social media video filmed on 360 Camera on March 21, 2019. VK.COM/MAXTT via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported.

Oddly Enough9 days ago

Cheese makers carry the nine wheels of cheese for a tasting in the K3 cellar after the experiment to "insonify" cheese with different types of music by the University of the Arts in Burgdorf, Switzerland, March 14, 2019. Stefan Wermuth/University of the Arts Bern/Handout via REUTERS

Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

A supplied image obtained March 13, 2019 of a mobile phone pierced by an arrow.  AAP Image/Supplied by NSW Police Force/via REUTERS

An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home.

Oddly Enough12 days ago

A man who used his jeans as a makeshift flotation device, after being knocked off a yacht and stranded at sea, is rescued by a helicopter, off Tolaga Bay in Gisborne, New Zealand, in this still from a handout video taken March 6, 2019. Handout video taken March 6, 2019. Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service/Handout via REUTERS

Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life jacket that kept him afloat for over three hours before his rescue by coastguards.

Oddly Enough18 days ago

Cattle breeder Pablo Pato practices his skills inside his stable in Llanuces, Spain, February 27, 2019. Picture taken February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

After tending to his cows all day, Pablo Pato swept the hay off the floor and transformed, almost Cinderella-like, into a freestyle roller skater without leaving the cowshed in the remote mountain village of Llanuces in northern Spain.

Oddly Enough19 days ago

Players fight for the ball during the annual Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne, Britain March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Hundreds of people descended on the town of Ashbourne in central England on Tuesday to play a traditional football game in which the rules are hazy and the goals three miles apart.

World News25 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta attends the opening of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo

A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case.

World Newsa month ago

Howard X, an Australian impersonating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, leaves the La Paix Hotel in a car while escorted by police, in Hanoi, Vietnam February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

World Newsa month ago

A bartender makes a cocktail to commemorate a US-DPRK summit in Hanoi, Vietnam February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mai Nguyen

Kim Jong Ale? Rock It, Man? Or how about a glass of Peace Negroniations?

World Newsa month ago

Security lines are seen set up for protecting visitors from falling ice from melting ice sculptures at the venue of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on its closing day, in Heilongjiang province, China February 17, 2019. Picture taken February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Ice and snow sculptures carved by nearly 10,000 artists in the city of Harbin have melted during a sudden warm spell, forcing the earliest closure of the main venue at China's biggest winter festival.

ESGa month 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 Enougha month 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.

Oddly Enougha month 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.

World Newsa month 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 Enough2 months 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.

Science & Space2 months 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.

Sports News2 months 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.

Oddly Enough2 months 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.

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