Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Environment23 days 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 Enough23 days 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.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A pigeon builds a nest with collected poppies at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia in this recent undated handout photo. The Australian War Memorial via REUTERS

A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia's national war memorial in Canberra and using them to build a colorful nest in the lead-up to Remembrance Day commemorations.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Bolivia's President Evo Morales addresses supporters in La Paz, Bolivia, November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Claure/File Photo

With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator."

World Newsa month ago

Participants sit inside coffins during a "living funeral" event as part of a "dying well" programme, in Seoul, South Korea, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran

A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A Chow Chow dog dyed in the likeness of a giant panda is pictured at a pet cafe in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China October 27, 2019. REUTERS/Fang Nanlin

Would you like your dog transformed into a panda?

Oddly Enougha month ago

A woman holds up what the Chris Steaks & Burgers restaurant says is Thailand's biggest burger weighing more than 6 kilograms, before a competition held to eat it at the restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, October 11, 2019. Picture taken October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jiraporn Kuhakan

A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A man stands behind fences as a flock of sheep walks past during the annual sheep parade through Madrid, Spain, October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Sheep replaced traffic on the streets of Madrid on Sunday as shepherds steered their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient migration routes.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Zorica Rebernik, obsessed with the red color, drinks coffee in her house in the village of Breze near Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Zorica Rebernik has spent her life in red and plans to stay that way -- even after she dies.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Chris the woolly sheep is seen in this undated picture from social media obtained by Reuters on October 22, 2019. RSPCA ACT /via REUTERS

An Australian sheep who made headlines in 2015 for the record-breaking weight of his fleece has died, according to the carers of the Merino named Chris.

Oddly Enough4 days 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 Enough4 days 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.

Environment8 days 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.

World News2 months ago

Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg (22 lb) of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under a more strict biosecurity law, authorities said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Sonny Parsons (R), leader of Filipino boyband Hagibis, poses for a photo with fans at a fastfood restaurant in Manila, Philippines October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jerome Morales

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Walnuts and grass hidden by squirrels are seen under the hood of a car, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S. in this October 7, 2019 image obtained via social media. Chris and Holly Persic via REUTERS

Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, after they discovered a hoodful of walnuts and grass in their car.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Mirtha Munoz a 70-year-old runner participates in the Sky Race, Bolivia's toughest cycling competition - Bolivia Skyrace - Yolosa, La Paz, Bolivia - October 5, 2019   Mirtha Munoz in action during the Sky Race. The route known as "The way of death" to reach 4000 meters in the Andean mountains   REUTERS/David Mercado

Bolivia´s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A pet dog dressed as a crowned Miss Universe is photographed at a pet fashion show celebrating World Animals Day in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station (ISS), waves as he boards prior the launch of Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, July 20, 2019. Dmitri Lovetsky

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash.

Oddly Enough3 months ago

Feng Jianhan, 9, poses for a picture in military uniform next to a Chinese flag that he raises every morning through rope and pulley at his home in Xian, Shaanxi province, China September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Irene Wang

Feng Jianhan, 9, puts on his olive-colored army uniform, cap and white satin gloves each morning, and goosesteps across his living room.

Environment23 days 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 Enough23 days 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.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A pigeon builds a nest with collected poppies at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia in this recent undated handout photo. The Australian War Memorial via REUTERS

A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia's national war memorial in Canberra and using them to build a colorful nest in the lead-up to Remembrance Day commemorations.

World Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Bolivia's President Evo Morales addresses supporters in La Paz, Bolivia, November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Claure/File Photo

With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator."

World Newsa month ago

Participants sit inside coffins during a "living funeral" event as part of a "dying well" programme, in Seoul, South Korea, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran

A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A Chow Chow dog dyed in the likeness of a giant panda is pictured at a pet cafe in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China October 27, 2019. REUTERS/Fang Nanlin

Would you like your dog transformed into a panda?

Oddly Enougha month ago

A woman holds up what the Chris Steaks & Burgers restaurant says is Thailand's biggest burger weighing more than 6 kilograms, before a competition held to eat it at the restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, October 11, 2019. Picture taken October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jiraporn Kuhakan

A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A man stands behind fences as a flock of sheep walks past during the annual sheep parade through Madrid, Spain, October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Sheep replaced traffic on the streets of Madrid on Sunday as shepherds steered their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient migration routes.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Zorica Rebernik, obsessed with the red color, drinks coffee in her house in the village of Breze near Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Zorica Rebernik has spent her life in red and plans to stay that way -- even after she dies.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Chris the woolly sheep is seen in this undated picture from social media obtained by Reuters on October 22, 2019. RSPCA ACT /via REUTERS

An Australian sheep who made headlines in 2015 for the record-breaking weight of his fleece has died, according to the carers of the Merino named Chris.

Oddly Enough4 days 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 Enough4 days 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.

Environment8 days 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.

World News2 months ago

Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg (22 lb) of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under a more strict biosecurity law, authorities said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Sonny Parsons (R), leader of Filipino boyband Hagibis, poses for a photo with fans at a fastfood restaurant in Manila, Philippines October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jerome Morales

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Walnuts and grass hidden by squirrels are seen under the hood of a car, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S. in this October 7, 2019 image obtained via social media. Chris and Holly Persic via REUTERS

Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, after they discovered a hoodful of walnuts and grass in their car.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Mirtha Munoz a 70-year-old runner participates in the Sky Race, Bolivia's toughest cycling competition - Bolivia Skyrace - Yolosa, La Paz, Bolivia - October 5, 2019   Mirtha Munoz in action during the Sky Race. The route known as "The way of death" to reach 4000 meters in the Andean mountains   REUTERS/David Mercado

Bolivia´s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A pet dog dressed as a crowned Miss Universe is photographed at a pet fashion show celebrating World Animals Day in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station (ISS), waves as he boards prior the launch of Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, July 20, 2019. Dmitri Lovetsky

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash.

Oddly Enough3 months ago

Feng Jianhan, 9, poses for a picture in military uniform next to a Chinese flag that he raises every morning through rope and pulley at his home in Xian, Shaanxi province, China September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Irene Wang

Feng Jianhan, 9, puts on his olive-colored army uniform, cap and white satin gloves each morning, and goosesteps across his living room.

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