Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

World Newsa day ago

A woman poses for a photo showing bottles of "El Chapo" beer, crafted by a company of Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, at the Expo Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Mexico January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Technology News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, poses for photos as he attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage.

Technology News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A smartphone and a headset are seen in front of a screen projection of Spotify logo, in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners' absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals.

World News4 days ago

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn talks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut, Lebanon January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one.

World News5 days ago

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 13, 2020. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do "Veganuary" - the popular practice of becoming vegan in January - as it would take too much concentration and mean giving up cheese.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Uri Geller gestures during an interview at the Uri Geller Museum in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel August 14, 2018.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Spoon-bending celebrity psychic Uri Geller, 73, has applied for a job in the British government in response to an advert for "misfits" and "weirdos", saying no other candidate would possess his powers.

Science & Space24 days ago

An egg is seen on the ground in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 26, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. HAKEEM MAAROF via REUTERS.

Can you make an egg stand on its narrow side during a solar eclipse?

Oddly Enough16 days ago

A temple cat clings to buddhist monk during solemn Buddhist prayers for the new year, in Bangkok, Thailand December 31, 2019 in this picture taken from social media video. COURTESY FLASH NOPHAYONG SOOKPHAN/via REUTERS

A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during five-hour-long New Year prayers was enough to test the patience of a Buddhist monk as he tried to maintain his chanting concentration.

World News25 days ago

David Wayne Oliver, 65, who according to police and media reports was arrested after allegedly robbing a bank in downtown Colorado Springs, then throwing the money into the air and shouting, "Merry Christmas," is pictured in this booking photo released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, December 24, 2019. Colorado Springs Police Department/Handout via REUTERS

A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, “Merry Christmas” to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Dita Agusta, 45, owner of a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung", plays with her cats in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia December 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

On the outskirts of suburban Jakarta, housewife Dita Agusta lives with more than 250 cats she has taken in off the streets, creating a shelter for the animals she hopes will one day be adopted.

Science & Space4 days ago

KrioRus' "patients" are frozen in vats of liquid nitrogen in the hope of one day being revived. Freddy Tennyson reports.

When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.

Oddly Enougha month ago

"Wakanda", a fictional country from the movie "Black Panther", is seen as an option of a free trade partner with the U.S., in this screenshot obtained from the USDA website on December 19, 2019. USDA /via REUTERS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it removed the fictional country of Wakanda from an online list of nations that have free trade agreements with the United States on Thursday.

World Newsa month ago

Window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Chinese zodiac animals, pose to photographers before cleaning the windows of Ryumeikan hotel during a promotional event to celebrate the upcoming new year in Tokyo, Japan, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Dangling more than 50 meters above a busy Tokyo street, window cleaners dressed up as a boar and a rat on Thursday scrubbed windows at a downtown hotel ahead of the country's New Year festivities.

Environmenta month ago

A man has successfully cooked a pork roast in a car on a scorching hot day in Australia.

Sports Newsa month ago

Rhea Bullos, 11, wears tape as makeshift running shoes during a 1500-meter run at the Iloilo Sports Complex, in Iloilo, Philippines December 9, 2019. Fredirick Valenzuela/Handout via REUTERS

To some athletes, brands count for everything when it comes to performance.

Oddly Enougha month ago

David Datuna, the performance artist who ate a banana as a performance last Saturday afternoon in Miami at Art Basel, arrives for a news conference in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at $120,000 said his actions were not vandalism and he does not regret his snack at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida.

Oddly Enougha month ago

FILE PHOTO: Grumpy cat arrives at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California  April 13, 2014.    REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

A lovelorn singing whale, a world-famous feline sourpuss and ravenous goats credited with thwarting a dangerous California wildfire were among animals whose escapades across the United States made news in 2019.

Environmenta month ago

A diver dressed as Santa Claus swims with fishes at the Aquarium of Paris, France, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

In a change of scene, Santa Claus is donning flippers and a diving mask along with his traditional red-and-white outfit to scuba dive in a Paris aquarium as he teaches kids about global warming and climate issues during the festive season.

Environment2 months ago

Ducks are pictured at the home of Dominique Douthe, whose neighbours took her to court over her ducksÕ loud quacking, in Soustons, France,  November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Regis DuvignaŸ

The ducks on a small French smallholding may carry on quacking, a French court ruled on Tuesday, rejecting a neighbor's complaint that the birds' racket was making their life a misery.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Stephanie B. Elmido poses with her project "Bio-bricks" made of dog faeces and cement powder at Justice Cecilia Munoz Palma High School in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A group of secondary school students in the Philippines has found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks, aiming to rid city streets of excrement and potentially even lower construction costs.

World Newsa day ago

A woman poses for a photo showing bottles of "El Chapo" beer, crafted by a company of Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, at the Expo Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Mexico January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Technology News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has been chosen as the first private passenger by SpaceX, poses for photos as he attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, October 9, 2018.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage.

Technology News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A smartphone and a headset are seen in front of a screen projection of Spotify logo, in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners' absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals.

World News4 days ago

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn talks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut, Lebanon January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one.

World News5 days ago

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 13, 2020. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do "Veganuary" - the popular practice of becoming vegan in January - as it would take too much concentration and mean giving up cheese.

Oddly Enough10 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Uri Geller gestures during an interview at the Uri Geller Museum in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel August 14, 2018.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Spoon-bending celebrity psychic Uri Geller, 73, has applied for a job in the British government in response to an advert for "misfits" and "weirdos", saying no other candidate would possess his powers.

Science & Space24 days ago

An egg is seen on the ground in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 26, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. HAKEEM MAAROF via REUTERS.

Can you make an egg stand on its narrow side during a solar eclipse?

Oddly Enough16 days ago

A temple cat clings to buddhist monk during solemn Buddhist prayers for the new year, in Bangkok, Thailand December 31, 2019 in this picture taken from social media video. COURTESY FLASH NOPHAYONG SOOKPHAN/via REUTERS

A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during five-hour-long New Year prayers was enough to test the patience of a Buddhist monk as he tried to maintain his chanting concentration.

World News25 days ago

David Wayne Oliver, 65, who according to police and media reports was arrested after allegedly robbing a bank in downtown Colorado Springs, then throwing the money into the air and shouting, "Merry Christmas," is pictured in this booking photo released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, December 24, 2019. Colorado Springs Police Department/Handout via REUTERS

A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, “Merry Christmas” to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Dita Agusta, 45, owner of a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung", plays with her cats in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia December 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

On the outskirts of suburban Jakarta, housewife Dita Agusta lives with more than 250 cats she has taken in off the streets, creating a shelter for the animals she hopes will one day be adopted.

Science & Space4 days ago

KrioRus' "patients" are frozen in vats of liquid nitrogen in the hope of one day being revived. Freddy Tennyson reports.

When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.

Oddly Enougha month ago

"Wakanda", a fictional country from the movie "Black Panther", is seen as an option of a free trade partner with the U.S., in this screenshot obtained from the USDA website on December 19, 2019. USDA /via REUTERS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it removed the fictional country of Wakanda from an online list of nations that have free trade agreements with the United States on Thursday.

World Newsa month ago

Window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Chinese zodiac animals, pose to photographers before cleaning the windows of Ryumeikan hotel during a promotional event to celebrate the upcoming new year in Tokyo, Japan, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Dangling more than 50 meters above a busy Tokyo street, window cleaners dressed up as a boar and a rat on Thursday scrubbed windows at a downtown hotel ahead of the country's New Year festivities.

Environmenta month ago

A man has successfully cooked a pork roast in a car on a scorching hot day in Australia.

Sports Newsa month ago

Rhea Bullos, 11, wears tape as makeshift running shoes during a 1500-meter run at the Iloilo Sports Complex, in Iloilo, Philippines December 9, 2019. Fredirick Valenzuela/Handout via REUTERS

To some athletes, brands count for everything when it comes to performance.

Oddly Enougha month ago

David Datuna, the performance artist who ate a banana as a performance last Saturday afternoon in Miami at Art Basel, arrives for a news conference in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at $120,000 said his actions were not vandalism and he does not regret his snack at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida.

Oddly Enougha month ago

FILE PHOTO: Grumpy cat arrives at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California  April 13, 2014.    REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

A lovelorn singing whale, a world-famous feline sourpuss and ravenous goats credited with thwarting a dangerous California wildfire were among animals whose escapades across the United States made news in 2019.

Environmenta month ago

A diver dressed as Santa Claus swims with fishes at the Aquarium of Paris, France, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

In a change of scene, Santa Claus is donning flippers and a diving mask along with his traditional red-and-white outfit to scuba dive in a Paris aquarium as he teaches kids about global warming and climate issues during the festive season.

Environment2 months ago

Ducks are pictured at the home of Dominique Douthe, whose neighbours took her to court over her ducksÕ loud quacking, in Soustons, France,  November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Regis DuvignaŸ

The ducks on a small French smallholding may carry on quacking, a French court ruled on Tuesday, rejecting a neighbor's complaint that the birds' racket was making their life a misery.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Stephanie B. Elmido poses with her project "Bio-bricks" made of dog faeces and cement powder at Justice Cecilia Munoz Palma High School in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A group of secondary school students in the Philippines has found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks, aiming to rid city streets of excrement and potentially even lower construction costs.

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