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Watch out, here comes the Spiderman!

Asda Stores, Milton Keynes has erected a 14 foot inflatable Spiderman to promote the launch of the latest Spiderman DVD. Starting a nationwide tour, the giant Spidey crouches astride the main entrance of the supermarket.  The PVC inflatable is one of … Continue reading

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I Walk the Line

Football Association chief executive Brian Barwick says he is not worried by managers apparently ruling themselves out of becoming England coach. But Martin O’Neill, Alan Curbishley and Sam Allardyce have stated they are not interested and are committed to their … Continue reading

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The Fall of the Wild

An American couple have survived unscathed after their minivan was crushed – by a falling cow. Charles and Linda Everson were driving back to their hotel when Michelle, a 600lb rodeo cow, landed on their bonnet.  Chelan County fire chief … Continue reading

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A new low

A man in Missouri has been arrested for possession of a hallucinogenic toad. Police in Kansas City say David Theiss planned to get high by licking the Colorado River Toad’s venom glands. The FAT (Frog and Toad) Police Squad swooped … Continue reading

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Council saves £1m

A giant sundial that was due to be built as a major 147ft (45m) tourist landmark in Derbyshire may now be built in Dorset instead. Work on the “solar pyramid” in Derbyshire was due to begin in Spring 2008 after … Continue reading

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Losing it

A woman’s body shape may influence how good her memory is, according to US researchers.  Although carrying excess weight anywhere appears to impair older women’s brains, carrying it on the hips may make matters worse, they say. I know it’s … Continue reading

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