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For world records, Indian man removes teeth and gets over 500 tattoos NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth.
Reuters | May 26, 2016 10:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shia LaBeouf Uses Twitter to Hitchhike Across U.S. LaBeouf is hitching throughout Colorado and wherever else drivers take him as part of a project to connect with people.
MSNBC | May 25, 2016 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nova Scotia car collector asked to remove graveyard-painted hearse from driveway A Nova Scotia car collector says his landlord asked him to remove his graveyard-painted hearse from his driveway after complaints from other residents of his largely elderly neighbourhood. | May 25, 2016 7:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pro-EU group unveils Soviet-style mural of Trump kissing ex-Mayor Johnson LONDON (Reuters) - A giant mural of Donald Trump locked in a kiss with former London mayor Boris Johnson in the style of a legendary Soviet-era image has been unveiled by a group campaigning for Britain to stay in the European Union.
Reuters | May 25, 2016 1:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dubai says opens world's first functioning 3D-printed office DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai has opened what it said was the world's first functioning 3D-printed office building, part of a drive by the Gulf's main tourism and business hub to develop technology that cuts costs and saves time.
Reuters | May 24, 2016 1:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High school valedictorian banned from ceremony over his goatee A Louisiana chapter of the NAACP wants a school superintendent and three school board members to resign after a high school valedictorian was blocked from participating in graduation for refusing to shave his beard. | May 23, 2016 11:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Victor Cruz still limited as New York Giants begin OTAs Alex ButlerEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 23 (UPI) -- Football fans might never forget Victor Cruz's ugly knee injury in 2014, no matter their allegiance.
United Press International | May 23, 2016 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tanzanian president sacks minister for being drunk on the job DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's president has sacked his home affairs minister after he turned up to parliament and answered questions while under the influence of alcohol, the presidency said late on Friday.
Reuters | May 21, 2016 09:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airbus unit unveils 3D-printed electric motorcycle What weighs 77 pounds, goes 50 mph (80 kph) and looks like a Swiss cheese on wheels? | May 21, 2016 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas woman and her Chewbacca mask go viral (Reuters) - A Texas woman found fame this week after filming a Facebook Live video of herself in an electronic Chewbacca mask that racked up over 50 million views in less than 24 hours.
Reuters | May 20, 2016 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend