Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Sports News3 days 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 News6 days 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 & Space12 days 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.

Oddly Enough14 days ago

Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart apologized after video went viral on social media of rats scurrying about one of its stores in Tokyo's popular Shibuya district, prompting it to close the outlet until further notice.

Environment16 days ago

An Indonesian man has embarked on a task of walking backwards for more than 435 miles. He hopes to raise awareness for the devastation left by deforestation in his journey to Jakarta, and get a symbolic seed from President Joko Widodo. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world.

World News15 days ago

A masked inmate, Clauvino da Silva dressed as a woman, is pictured at the Bangu jail complex, Gericino, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, August 3, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media by REUTERS on August 5, 2019. RIO DE JANEIRO STATE SECRETARY OF PRISON ADMINISTRATION/via REUTERS

A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.

World News16 days ago

French inventor Franky Zapata takes off on a Flyboard for a second attempt to cross the English channel from Sangatte to Dover, in Sangatte, France, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

SANGATTE, France/SAINT MARGARET'French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of Dover in just over 20 minutes.

Healthcare & Pharma19 days ago

Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, India, August 2, 2019.  REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai said on Friday.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

Men fight during the "Hundstoa Ranggeln" at Hundstein mountain near the village of Maria Alm, Austria July 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

An Indian man who was bitten by a snake got his revenge on the reptile by biting it back and killing it, the man's father said on Monday.

Oddly Enough18 days ago

French inventor Francky Zapata holds a news conference as he prepares to cross the English Channel from Sangatte in France to Dover in Bleriot Plage, France, August 3, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron

A French inventor will on Sunday make his second attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, having abandoned a previous bid after failing to land on a refueling platform and falling into the sea.

Environment24 days ago

FILE PHOTO:  A grasshopper lands on a window in Encinitas, California, U.S. October 29,2018.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America's Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Indonesian police officers perform aerobics during a weight-loss programme in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, July 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Titik Kartitiani

An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Railway workers can be seen walking on the platform at Waterloo Station in London, Britain, December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble

London commuters were fuming after a man lost control of his dog at a railway station and chased it down one of the capital's busiest stretches of track, adding to transport delays on Britain's hottest July day on record.

Oddly Enougha month ago

French inventor Franky Zapata takes off on a Flyboard to cross the English channel from Sangatte to Dover, in Sangatte, France, July 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refueling platform, his technical team said.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A NSW Police handout photo shows the wreckage of a police patrol car after it was hit by a van laden with methamphetamines outside a police station in Eastwood, north of Sydney in Australia July 22, 2019. New South Wales Police Force/Handout via REUTERS

A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police station in suburban Sydney.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: London's Mayor Boris Johnson collides with 10-year-old Toki Sekiguchi during a game of Street Rugby with a group of Tokyo children, outside the Tokyo Square Gardens building October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting moments of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Oddly Enougha month ago

An American alligator measuring over five feet long, captured in a Chicago lagoon after eluding officials for nearly a week, is shown in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., July 16, 2019.  City of Chicago/Handout via REUTERS

An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week.

World Newsa month ago

A man poses with a drug package on his head, that he hid under a toupee, after being arrested in Barcelona, Spain, in this picture released on July 16, 2019. Spanish National Police via REUTERS

A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Belgian Jimmy de Frenne sits on a toilet in a cafe in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of Records for a new record for sitting on a toilet for the longest time, in Ostend, Belgium, July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron

A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record.

Sports News3 days 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 News6 days 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 & Space12 days 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.

Oddly Enough14 days ago

Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart apologized after video went viral on social media of rats scurrying about one of its stores in Tokyo's popular Shibuya district, prompting it to close the outlet until further notice.

Environment16 days ago

An Indonesian man has embarked on a task of walking backwards for more than 435 miles. He hopes to raise awareness for the devastation left by deforestation in his journey to Jakarta, and get a symbolic seed from President Joko Widodo. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world.

World News15 days ago

A masked inmate, Clauvino da Silva dressed as a woman, is pictured at the Bangu jail complex, Gericino, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, August 3, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media by REUTERS on August 5, 2019. RIO DE JANEIRO STATE SECRETARY OF PRISON ADMINISTRATION/via REUTERS

A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.

World News16 days ago

French inventor Franky Zapata takes off on a Flyboard for a second attempt to cross the English channel from Sangatte to Dover, in Sangatte, France, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

SANGATTE, France/SAINT MARGARET'French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of Dover in just over 20 minutes.

Healthcare & Pharma19 days ago

Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, India, August 2, 2019.  REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai said on Friday.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

Men fight during the "Hundstoa Ranggeln" at Hundstein mountain near the village of Maria Alm, Austria July 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

An Indian man who was bitten by a snake got his revenge on the reptile by biting it back and killing it, the man's father said on Monday.

Oddly Enough18 days ago

French inventor Francky Zapata holds a news conference as he prepares to cross the English Channel from Sangatte in France to Dover in Bleriot Plage, France, August 3, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron

A French inventor will on Sunday make his second attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, having abandoned a previous bid after failing to land on a refueling platform and falling into the sea.

Environment24 days ago

FILE PHOTO:  A grasshopper lands on a window in Encinitas, California, U.S. October 29,2018.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America's Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Indonesian police officers perform aerobics during a weight-loss programme in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, July 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Titik Kartitiani

An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Railway workers can be seen walking on the platform at Waterloo Station in London, Britain, December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble

London commuters were fuming after a man lost control of his dog at a railway station and chased it down one of the capital's busiest stretches of track, adding to transport delays on Britain's hottest July day on record.

Oddly Enougha month ago

French inventor Franky Zapata takes off on a Flyboard to cross the English channel from Sangatte to Dover, in Sangatte, France, July 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refueling platform, his technical team said.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A NSW Police handout photo shows the wreckage of a police patrol car after it was hit by a van laden with methamphetamines outside a police station in Eastwood, north of Sydney in Australia July 22, 2019. New South Wales Police Force/Handout via REUTERS

A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police station in suburban Sydney.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: London's Mayor Boris Johnson collides with 10-year-old Toki Sekiguchi during a game of Street Rugby with a group of Tokyo children, outside the Tokyo Square Gardens building October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting moments of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Oddly Enougha month ago

An American alligator measuring over five feet long, captured in a Chicago lagoon after eluding officials for nearly a week, is shown in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., July 16, 2019.  City of Chicago/Handout via REUTERS

An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week.

World Newsa month ago

A man poses with a drug package on his head, that he hid under a toupee, after being arrested in Barcelona, Spain, in this picture released on July 16, 2019. Spanish National Police via REUTERS

A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Belgian Jimmy de Frenne sits on a toilet in a cafe in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of Records for a new record for sitting on a toilet for the longest time, in Ostend, Belgium, July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron

A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record.

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