Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Oddly Enough3 hours 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 News4 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 Enough12 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 Enough11 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 Enough14 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.

Oddly Enough13 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.

Healthcare & Pharma14 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 News20 days 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 Enough21 days 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 Enough21 days 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 Enough21 days 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

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 Enougha month ago

A 46-year-old homeless man with no arms was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, for stabbing another man with a pair of scissors using his feet, police said on Wednesday.

Environmenta month ago

A near 5-metre crocodile that was captured in Taylor's Park in the Northern Territory, Australia is seen in this undated image obtained July 10, 2018.  AAP Image/Supplied by Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife via REUTERS

Authorities in Australia have caught a saltwater crocodile measuring almost 5 meters (16.4 ft), one of the biggest on record, to stop it from reaching a populated area, the Department of Tourism said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships 2018 in Sonkajarvi, Finland, July 7, 2018. Lehtikuva/Timo Hartikainen via REUTERS

Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, as thousands of fans cheered from the stands.

Sports Newsa month ago

Teams of Germany and Norway compete in the second ever Quidditch World Cup in Florence, Italy June 30, 2018. Picture taken June 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Already bored of the soccer World Cup with its single ball, earth-bound players and tiresome reliance on the laws of physics?

Politicsa month ago

Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - South Korea vs Mexico - Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia - June 23, 2018   South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng and team mates look dejected after the match        REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

The Korea Football Association (KFA) has decided not to pursue charges against people who threw eggs at the national team after they arrived home from the World Cup, police said on Tuesday.

Sports Newsa month ago

Participants of a wedding ceremony celebrate the victory of Russia over Spain in their soccer World Cup Round of 16 match, in the town of Pushkin outside St Petersburg, Russia July 1, 2018. REUTERS/Maria Vasilyeva

Russian couple Yekaterina and Dmitry Vasilyev enjoyed a perfect wedding celebration on Sunday as they briefly halted their nuptials to watch the hosts defy the odds by beating Spain in a penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

Oddly Enough3 hours 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 News4 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 Enough12 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 Enough11 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 Enough14 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.

Oddly Enough13 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.

Healthcare & Pharma14 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 News20 days 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 Enough21 days 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 Enough21 days 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 Enough21 days 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

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 Enougha month ago

A 46-year-old homeless man with no arms was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, for stabbing another man with a pair of scissors using his feet, police said on Wednesday.

Environmenta month ago

A near 5-metre crocodile that was captured in Taylor's Park in the Northern Territory, Australia is seen in this undated image obtained July 10, 2018.  AAP Image/Supplied by Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife via REUTERS

Authorities in Australia have caught a saltwater crocodile measuring almost 5 meters (16.4 ft), one of the biggest on record, to stop it from reaching a populated area, the Department of Tourism said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships 2018 in Sonkajarvi, Finland, July 7, 2018. Lehtikuva/Timo Hartikainen via REUTERS

Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, as thousands of fans cheered from the stands.

Sports Newsa month ago

Teams of Germany and Norway compete in the second ever Quidditch World Cup in Florence, Italy June 30, 2018. Picture taken June 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Already bored of the soccer World Cup with its single ball, earth-bound players and tiresome reliance on the laws of physics?

Politicsa month ago

Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - South Korea vs Mexico - Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia - June 23, 2018   South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng and team mates look dejected after the match        REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

The Korea Football Association (KFA) has decided not to pursue charges against people who threw eggs at the national team after they arrived home from the World Cup, police said on Tuesday.

Sports Newsa month ago

Participants of a wedding ceremony celebrate the victory of Russia over Spain in their soccer World Cup Round of 16 match, in the town of Pushkin outside St Petersburg, Russia July 1, 2018. REUTERS/Maria Vasilyeva

Russian couple Yekaterina and Dmitry Vasilyev enjoyed a perfect wedding celebration on Sunday as they briefly halted their nuptials to watch the hosts defy the odds by beating Spain in a penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

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