Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Oddly Enough8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Women’s Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Manchester City vs Linkoping - Academy Stadium, Manchester, Britain - March 21, 2018   Manchester City's Steph Houghton   Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough/File Photo

Referee David McNamara has been handed a three-week ban by the English FA for asking two captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide the kick-off before a Women's Super League (WSL) match after forgetting his coin, British media reported on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

A common frog is seen climbing out of a drain using an 'amphibian ladder' designed by the British Herpetological Society to help frogs, toads, salamanders and newts escape roadside gully pots, in Warwickshire, Britain, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/

A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death.

Oddly Enough17 days ago

A visitor looks at the Chinese mouse wine, where baby mice are drowned and brewed in rice wine, at the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmo, Sweden November 1, 2018.  REUTERS/Mikael Nilsson

The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It's the worst. Or so says the expert.

Oddly Enougha month ago

FILE PHOTO: New cars, which according to the local media will be distributed by India's diamond trader Savji Dholakia to his employees as Diwali gifts during an event called the "Skill India Incentive Ceremony", are seen parked in Surat, in the western state of Gujarat, India, October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped a diamond merchant hand over hundreds of cars as gifts to his employees on Thursday.

Environmenta month ago

A penguin chick, hatched from an egg fostered by Magic and Sphen, two male penguins who built a nest together, is pictured in Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium, Sydney, Australia, in this undated photo obtained from social media. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium/via REUTERS

Two male penguins entrusted with the care of a fostered egg have welcomed a tiny sub-Antarctic Gentoo chick into the world, Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium said on Friday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A competitor awaits his match during the World Conker Championships in Southwick, Britain, October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Sanitation workers sort out credit cards and IDs after retrieving wallets from a drain, after local media reported that a stash of wallets were clogging a canal in Poblacion, Batangas City, Philippines October 16, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.  Domav Panganiban/via REUTERS

Philippines sanitation workers unblocking a drain discovered dozens of wallets had been clogging it up, some containing credit cards and IDs, but no money.

Sports Newsa month ago

Faith Aids participates in axe throwing, a sport that started in the Canadian backwoods and is growing in popularity in U.S. cities, at LA Ax in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, October 8, 2018. Picture taken October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Axe throwing may not seem to have a place in Los Angeles, where sun and surf reign supreme, but the city's first venue featuring the niche sport is counting on people to ditch the waves for steel hatchets.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Two Queensland wildlife carers are injured after they say they were attacked by a Grey Kangaroo buck on their property in the Darling Downs. No reporter narration.

Australian wildlife carers Jim and Linda Smith are lucky to be alive, an ambulance official said, after they were attacked by a kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Svetlana Logunova gets a job as a "cat chief" to keep the strays of the area fed and happy. Rough cut. (no reporter narration).

It was an unusual job advert. Wanted: Cat chief. Location: Zelenogradsk, Russia: Duties: Tending to the town's approximately 70 stray cats.

World Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of olive oil are lined in a factory in Dos Hermanas, near the Andalusian capital of Seville September 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo/File Photo

Who would bring a suitcase full of olive oil to Portugal, one of the world's biggest producers of the stuff?

Oddly Enough4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Gary Anderson in action at the Betway Premier League Darts 2016 competition at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Britain, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Action Images/Peter Cziborra/File Photo

Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted noxious smells during their match, media reported on Saturday.

Sports News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Japan's new Olympic Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada arrives at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

(Corrects minister's time in parliament in second paragraph of this Nov. 14 story.)

Oddly Enougha month ago

Assoumpata Uwamariya works on a beetroot farm in Rubavu district, Western province, Rwanda October 3, 2018. Pictures taken October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Jean Bizimana

Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany.

Technology Newsa month ago

The robot finger 'MobiLimb' that attaches to a mobile phone, invented by Marc Teyssier, a PhD student at Telecom Paris Tech Engineering school, is displayed after an interview with Reuters in Paris, France October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It's creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see?

Environmenta month ago

A shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother bear known as 409 Beadnose, crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018, is seen on the bank of Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S., September 30, 2018. Courtesy NPS/Handout via REUTERS

In an Alaska clash of tubby titans that has become a social media sensation, a shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother known as 409 Beadnose was crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018.

Brexita month ago

Anti-Brexit protesters and their dogs join a march called 'Wooferendum", in London, Britain October 7, 2018. Reuters/Henry Nicholls

Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain's parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country's exit from the European Union.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO:    Cars approach the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn, as seen from Staten Island, in New York City, U.S., October 2, 2018.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

When a typo appears on a road sign, fixing the error is not as easy as hitting "backspace" or opening a giant container of Wite-Out. In some cases, it can take more than 50 years.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Women look at a sex doll at a booth at the China International Adult Toys and Reproductive Health exhibition in Shanghai, China May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

The Houston City Council on Wednesday prevented what was billed as the first brothel in the United States equipped with sex dolls from opening in the Texas city, altering a local ordinance to block the business and any others like it.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A man paddles his giant pumpkin boat during the raditional pumpkin race in Lohmar, Germany October 3, 2018. Reuters/David Sahl

With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany in a huge, hollowed-out vegetable.

Oddly Enough8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Women’s Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Manchester City vs Linkoping - Academy Stadium, Manchester, Britain - March 21, 2018   Manchester City's Steph Houghton   Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough/File Photo

Referee David McNamara has been handed a three-week ban by the English FA for asking two captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide the kick-off before a Women's Super League (WSL) match after forgetting his coin, British media reported on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough13 days ago

A common frog is seen climbing out of a drain using an 'amphibian ladder' designed by the British Herpetological Society to help frogs, toads, salamanders and newts escape roadside gully pots, in Warwickshire, Britain, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/

A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death.

Oddly Enough17 days ago

A visitor looks at the Chinese mouse wine, where baby mice are drowned and brewed in rice wine, at the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmo, Sweden November 1, 2018.  REUTERS/Mikael Nilsson

The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It's the worst. Or so says the expert.

Oddly Enougha month ago

FILE PHOTO: New cars, which according to the local media will be distributed by India's diamond trader Savji Dholakia to his employees as Diwali gifts during an event called the "Skill India Incentive Ceremony", are seen parked in Surat, in the western state of Gujarat, India, October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped a diamond merchant hand over hundreds of cars as gifts to his employees on Thursday.

Environmenta month ago

A penguin chick, hatched from an egg fostered by Magic and Sphen, two male penguins who built a nest together, is pictured in Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium, Sydney, Australia, in this undated photo obtained from social media. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium/via REUTERS

Two male penguins entrusted with the care of a fostered egg have welcomed a tiny sub-Antarctic Gentoo chick into the world, Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium said on Friday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A competitor awaits his match during the World Conker Championships in Southwick, Britain, October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Sanitation workers sort out credit cards and IDs after retrieving wallets from a drain, after local media reported that a stash of wallets were clogging a canal in Poblacion, Batangas City, Philippines October 16, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.  Domav Panganiban/via REUTERS

Philippines sanitation workers unblocking a drain discovered dozens of wallets had been clogging it up, some containing credit cards and IDs, but no money.

Sports Newsa month ago

Faith Aids participates in axe throwing, a sport that started in the Canadian backwoods and is growing in popularity in U.S. cities, at LA Ax in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, October 8, 2018. Picture taken October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Axe throwing may not seem to have a place in Los Angeles, where sun and surf reign supreme, but the city's first venue featuring the niche sport is counting on people to ditch the waves for steel hatchets.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Two Queensland wildlife carers are injured after they say they were attacked by a Grey Kangaroo buck on their property in the Darling Downs. No reporter narration.

Australian wildlife carers Jim and Linda Smith are lucky to be alive, an ambulance official said, after they were attacked by a kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Svetlana Logunova gets a job as a "cat chief" to keep the strays of the area fed and happy. Rough cut. (no reporter narration).

It was an unusual job advert. Wanted: Cat chief. Location: Zelenogradsk, Russia: Duties: Tending to the town's approximately 70 stray cats.

World Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of olive oil are lined in a factory in Dos Hermanas, near the Andalusian capital of Seville September 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo/File Photo

Who would bring a suitcase full of olive oil to Portugal, one of the world's biggest producers of the stuff?

Oddly Enough4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Gary Anderson in action at the Betway Premier League Darts 2016 competition at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Britain, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Action Images/Peter Cziborra/File Photo

Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted noxious smells during their match, media reported on Saturday.

Sports News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Japan's new Olympic Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada arrives at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

(Corrects minister's time in parliament in second paragraph of this Nov. 14 story.)

Oddly Enougha month ago

Assoumpata Uwamariya works on a beetroot farm in Rubavu district, Western province, Rwanda October 3, 2018. Pictures taken October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Jean Bizimana

Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany.

Technology Newsa month ago

The robot finger 'MobiLimb' that attaches to a mobile phone, invented by Marc Teyssier, a PhD student at Telecom Paris Tech Engineering school, is displayed after an interview with Reuters in Paris, France October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It's creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see?

Environmenta month ago

A shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother bear known as 409 Beadnose, crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018, is seen on the bank of Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S., September 30, 2018. Courtesy NPS/Handout via REUTERS

In an Alaska clash of tubby titans that has become a social media sensation, a shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother known as 409 Beadnose was crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018.

Brexita month ago

Anti-Brexit protesters and their dogs join a march called 'Wooferendum", in London, Britain October 7, 2018. Reuters/Henry Nicholls

Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain's parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country's exit from the European Union.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO:    Cars approach the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn, as seen from Staten Island, in New York City, U.S., October 2, 2018.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

When a typo appears on a road sign, fixing the error is not as easy as hitting "backspace" or opening a giant container of Wite-Out. In some cases, it can take more than 50 years.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Women look at a sex doll at a booth at the China International Adult Toys and Reproductive Health exhibition in Shanghai, China May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

The Houston City Council on Wednesday prevented what was billed as the first brothel in the United States equipped with sex dolls from opening in the Texas city, altering a local ordinance to block the business and any others like it.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A man paddles his giant pumpkin boat during the raditional pumpkin race in Lohmar, Germany October 3, 2018. Reuters/David Sahl

With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany in a huge, hollowed-out vegetable.

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