Sunday , 1 May 2016

Odd News

American Visual Artist Creates Realistic Celebrity Masks

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Denver-based visual artist Landon Meier started making realistic latex masks as a hobby, but some of his creations got so much attention that he eventually built a business around them. Today, his aptly-named company Hyperflesh is renowned for making some of the most accurate Halloween masks in the world. Landon’s …

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Afghan Teacher Turns His Bicycle into a Mobile Library to Give Isolated Children a Chance to Read

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In a nation ravaged by war, where children have little to no access to quality literature, a school teacher is trying his best to make a difference. Saber Hosseini, who teaches children in the city of Bamiyan, central Afghanistan, has converted his bicycle into a mobile library which he rides …

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4 In 10 People in Britain Don’t Brush Their Teeth Every Day

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Apparently 40 per cent of Brits don’t brush their teeth every day. The worst offenders, according to a study by White Glo, are London, Northern Ireland and Wales. The research found people aged between 26 and 34 are the worst at caring for their teeth, more 50.87 per cent not brushing at …

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New Zealand Woman Returns Library Book 67 Years Late

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A woman in New Zealand returned a book that she had checked out from a library more than 60 years ago. Epsom Community Library shared a photo of the book, including the checkout slip which featured the date Dec. 17, 1948. “A wonderful customer came to see us with a confession …

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Chinese Students Forced To Down Hard Liquor To Pass Exam

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A college professor in China has been suspended after giving his students a rather controversial test during their final exam. In a bid to prepare them for real life, he asked his students to gulp down glasses of baijiu, a Chinese liquor, grading them based on how much they were …

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Mother Accidentally Shot Dead By Two-year-old Son

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A two-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his mother in the US city of Milwaukee after finding a gun in the back of their car. The woman, Patrice Price, had been driving a car owned by her security guard boyfriend who had left his gun in the car, her father …

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Jail Inmate Posts Selfies from Transport Van

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  On February 24th police say that Shane Stephen Holbrook, 27, approached a vehicle parked in front of a business in the 500 block of 20th Street in Huntington, pulled a gun, then demanded the occupants of the vehicle give him money. According to the report, two of the occupants …

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Elderly British Couple & their son attacked and beaten unconscious in Thailand by thugs over drink spillage

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A British couple and their son were brutally attacked because one of them accidentally spilled a drink. The couple Lewis & Rosemary Owen and their 43-year-old son, John believed to be from Scotland were punched to the ground, kicked and battered as they tried to celebrate Thai New Year after …

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Baby Born On Plane Named After Airline

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A mother decided to give her baby a unique name after giving birth aboard a flight on an Asian airline. The 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was given the name Saw Jet Star after being delivered on a Jetstar Asia Airways flight. “We’re most pleased to announce that a baby boy, named …

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Fake Pastor Arrested In Ondo, Buries Cow Head Inside Church Building

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State command has arrested a 34 years old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church “Dangunro”, Moses Abiodun who hails from Esa Oke in Osun state for burying fetish items in his Church located along Ijare road before Ikota Junction in Ifedore local government …

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Man Burns Lover, Grandmother, Uncle And Two Kids For Being Denied s*x

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A 26 year old secondary school leaver, Oluwaseyi Babatola, burnt his ex lover, her mother, kids and uncle because she denied  him s*x. According to him, he is now  hunted by the spirits of the children he murdered. Speaking to Punch in Abuja, he said he is being disturbed by the thought …

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Man Drives Drunk To Interview For A Driving Job

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It’s probably a good thing Ryan Dickson didn’t get that job he was hoping for. The Des Moines Register reports the 39-year-old showed up drunk—very drunk—to an interview at the Trans Iowa taxicab company at 9:25am Monday. “A little white car comes pulling in and smashes into one of our …

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Teacher Fired For Using Word ‘v**ina’ During Lesson

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A West Michigan substitute teacher says she was fired for using an anatomical word during a teaching lesson. The Battle Creek substitute teacher was fired on Friday, and says she had no clue saying the word “v**ina” would cost her her job.  If you ask Allison Wint why she was fired …

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14-year-old Old Girl Hangs Herself After Arrest For Fighting Back Against Bullying

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A Minnesota teenager committed suicide after her parents say she was bullied on Facebook and arrested after a resulting fight at school, Fox59 reports. Destiny Gleason, 14, hanged herself from a pull-up bar in her bedroom last Wednesday using an extension cord, and her parents want to know why more wasn’t …

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Fight Over Woman In Kaduna Led To The Death of 6 People

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Fight over a woman between two neighbouring communities of Badarawa Kwaru and Unguwar Yero in Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna State has turned bloody. DAILY POST gathered that not fewer than six persons have lost their lives since the eruption of fight on Sunday night, while several others have …

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Olympian Auctions Shoulder For Ad Space

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Olympian Nick Symmonds is offering people the opportunity to purchase advertisement space on his right shoulder. Symmonds, a two-time Olympian, posted a listing to eBay offering nine inches of his left arm to be used as advertising during the 2016 Outdoor Track and Field season. “The winner of this auction is free …

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Burglar Sues Homeowner Who Shot Him

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A burglar who broke into a man’s garage has filed a lawsuit against the homeowner for shooting him. Authorities said David A. Bailey, now 31, of Albany, Ind., broke into the garage of David McLaughlin of Dunkirk, Ind., on April 21, 2014. McLaughlin, now 33, fired gunshots at the intruder he saw …

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Doctors Discover 26 Cockroaches Inside Teen’s Ear

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A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear. Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of …

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California woman caught walking dog while driving

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A California woman captured video of another motorist walking her dog by holding its leash out of the car while driving down a Stockton road. Amanda Brajkovich captured video showing part of her confrontation with a motorist she encountered on a Stockton street holding onto her dog’s leash while the canine …

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Completely Blind Rugby Football Player, Jake Olson Shares His Incredible Experience

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After years of cheering for his favorite college football team, University of Southern California student Jake Olson has achieved the impossible dream – despite being completely blind, he is now a part of the team, playing as long snapper for the USC Trojans, approaching the game based on feel rather than …

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