Articles Tagged 'Weird News'

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WATCH: London Crowd Lifts Double-Decker Bus off Trapped Cyclist

Were this not such a serious situation, some of the details in this story might appear to be a little comic, not least because it involves a vehicle that is usually associated with circus clowns and jugglers. But while it’s definitely not funny, there’s a heartwarming side to this story, as it’s about unconnected strangers […]

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WATCH: First Cereal Cafe Opens in East London

Shoreditch, London was first to see the opening of a Cat Cafe, and that venture is now being followed up with a … wait for it, wait for it … a cafe that serves only cereal. Indeed, cereal can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and even between meals. Possibly that came to mind when […]


WATCH: London Commuter Challenges Tube to a Race by Foot

Surely you’ve been on a train inching along, and thought to yourself, “I could get there faster on my own two feet.” While London’s Underground has been deemed “one of the world’s best metro systems,” Londoner James Heptonstall, 30, saw a challenge and took it; racing London’s Tube from the Mansion House stop to Cannon […]

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PHOTOS: British Dad Creates Hoover Family to Avoid Housekeeping

A British dad was assigned the task of vacuuming the house, but instead, he decided to photograph the Henry hoover, giving life to an internet sensation named Baby Henry. Danny Walker, 28, from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, made the shocking statement that … wait for it … cleaning is boring. He explained his statement to the Express […]

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WATCH: British Woman Vows to Wear a Costume Every Day for a Year

It’s every young child’s dream: to play dress up every single day of the year, whether it be a super hero, a gorilla, or even an onion. Of course, you might get some funny looks when you’re not a child and sitting down with a client for a business meeting, as experienced by Eva Hazleton, […]

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Lego Pieces Washing Ashore in Cornwall, England

Some people may collect seashells by the seashore, or shiny rocks, but for nearly two decades residents of Cornwall, England, and visitors to the coastal area are finding nautical-themed Lego pieces in the sand, reports BBC News. It sounds like a prank, but it’s actually the result of a Japanese cargo ship tipping 40 degrees, […]

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Scottish Man Surprises His Mum on Graduation Day with Degree

Liam Blair, 31, was accepted to the University of Dundee, Nethergate, Scotland, and rather than advertising the news, he kept it in his vest for four years, reports Huffington Post U.K. When applying to the university he didn’t want to tell anyone because he wasn’t sure if he’d get in. But, he did. Again, he […]

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Scottish Love Note Found in WWI Kilt

If you think dating is hard now, imagine what it was like during wartime in the early 1900s. Of course, people had other things on their mind during WWI, but at the same time, some romance provided hope for the future. Just recently, a love note was found sewn into a Scottish kilt made for a […]

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Cadbury Vending Machine Uses Facebook Details to Select Chocolates

Cadbury seems to be onto something, mashing up two obsessions, Facebook and chocolate. The beloved British chocolate maker, founded in Birmingham in 1824, has taken its show on the road to Australia to test out a newfangled vending machine that determines users’ tastes by their Facebook likes and interests, reports MSN U.K. This isn’t like […]

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