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Doing porridge

A black bear weighing over 400-lb is roaming the grounds of an American jail.  The Prison staff are looking upon this as an extra level of security. ‘I love that bear being right where it is,’ Warden Burl Cain, of … Continue reading

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What’s big and smells of fish?

Technicians in New Zealand have begun to thaw a rare colossal squid specimen. The operation to defrost the 10-metre (34 feet) long, half-tonne squid began on Monday afternoon in Wellington. The animal is now sitting in a bath of salt … Continue reading

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Our saviours

“So Fruitella 521, what have you discovered on your tour of Planet Earth?” “The earthlings are a confused bunch, Spangle 10, they live short and fearful lives and have little understanding of the Universe around them.”   “How do so … Continue reading

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The Apprentice

‘The Apprentice’ is nearly getting exciting again.   Sir Alan Sugar strides through double doors into the boardroom where a bunch of young people with no business experience and few life skills sit nervously waiting for him to deliver his … Continue reading

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Running man

 BIG-GAME hunting has returned to Britain with gunmen paying £550 apiece to shoot captive wild boar on a country estate.  At two recent trial drives, 20 “hunters” killed a total of 51 wild boar.  “It is an adrenaline high as … Continue reading

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Mooody Cows

A Swedish university has received £300,000 in research funds to discover how much greenhouse gas is released when cows belch. About 20 cows will participate in the project run by the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences.   Project leader Jan Bertilsson … Continue reading

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