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Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves CHENGDU, China (Reuters) - Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid.
Reuters | Nov 25, 2017 04:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores.
Reuters | Nov 24, 2017 10:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser AMMAN (Reuters) - At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser - as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global.
Reuters | Nov 20, 2017 5:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elephants Deserve Legal 'Personhood,' New Lawsuit Argues This lawsuit may never be forgotten. In the first case of its kind in the United States, an animal rights group has filed suit seeking legal personhood for elephants being kept at a Connecticut zoo.
MSNBC | Nov 14, 2017 01:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World-Record Holding Cats Missing After Michigan Fire Will and Lauren Powers escaped Sunday's blaze, but Arcturus the world's tallest cat and Cygnus, which has the longest tail, haven't been seen since.
MSNBC | Nov 13, 2017 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Galloping Drunk: Florida Horse Rider Charged With DUI A 53-year-old woman riding a horse down a busy Florida highway has been arrested and charged with driving drunk.
MSNBC | Nov 3, 2017 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend