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Smokey was shot 13 times in the head with a slug gun, walks home

Smokey the cat shot 13 times in head walks home

An Australian cat named Smokey survived 13 shots to the head from an air rifle and then found his way home after what police on Tuesday called a "shocking" act of animal cruelty.     A medical examination revealed 13 pellets lodged in his head and face. Sergeant Craig Pearse said it was remarkable Smokey had managed […]


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Villagers of Nadbiarezha play with tame wolves in Minsk

Villagers play with tame wolves in Minsk girl

A girl plays with a tame wolf in the village of Nadbiarezha, some 250 km (156 miles) northwest of Minsk, September 23, 2009. A man and his daughter play with tame wolves in the village of Nadbiarezha, some 250 km (156 miles) northwest of Minsk, September 23, 2009. Wolves are seen in a forest in […]


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Bizarre man and his creepy pets – Scorpions and other insects like locusts and grasshoppers

Bizarre man and his creepy pets2

Puangsri has adapted his house to live with his unusual pets, about 4,600 scorpions, as part of his atonement after serving the creepy crawlies on the menu for the past decade. Scorpions and other insects like locusts and grasshoppers are a popular snack in Thailand. Picture taken September 4, 2009. A scorpion crawls on Suang […]


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A top10 list of superstitious names follows

A top10 list of superstitious names follows

  1) Damien 90pct 2) Myra 83 pct 3) Carrie 76pct 4) Rosemary 73pct 5) Judas 69pct 6) Adolf 65pct 7) Pandora 63pct 8) Regan 60pct 9) Samara 50pct 10) Boris 41pct     Damien, Myra and Carrie are Britain’s most feared and mistrustednames due to superstitious and dark associations, according to a survey on Monday. […]


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How might getting spanked on the butt actually affect the workings of the brain?

spanked on the butt actually affect the workings of the brain5

  Sometimes spanking seems like the only way to get through to an unruly toddler. But the price for fixing his poor short-term conduct might be an even more troublesome outcome in the future. The debate over spanking goes back many years, but the essential question often evades discussion: does spanking actually work? In the […]


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World´s saddest dog

saddest dog

The dog – nicknamed Mr Newman – looks inconsolable as he sits on the pavement tied to a lamp-post with his lead.   Pictures of the pet taken by a passer-by have become an internet sensation after being posted on the photo-sharing website Flickr. The dog was tied up outside a café Photo: CHRIS MICHAEL  […]


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photographs of the bizarre creature – Montauk Monster

photographs of the bizarre creature montauk Monster

A mysterious photograph has become the subject of wild internet speculation after a group of teenagers claimed it was a terrifying creature that they beat to death while playing near a cave in Panama. The images were posted on the web – and instantly drew comparisons with the ‘Montauk Monster’, a still-unidentified creature that washed […]


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What can you do to recall your dreams more often and interpret them more clearly?

recall your dreams

    The experts offer these tips: 1. Keep track.Next to your bed, place a pad and pen, or a tape recorder or laptop, to record your dreams as soon as you wake up. 2. Incubate an idea.Before you go to sleep, consciously think about a topic or a person you’d like to dream about. Pose […]


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French tourists are the worst in the world

French tourists are the worst in the world

  French tourists are the worst in the world, coming across as bad at foreign languages, tight-fisted and arrogant, according to a survey of 4,500 hotel owners across the world. The Japanese ranked top of the Best Tourist survey, with the British and the Germans judged the best of the Europeans. But French tourists received […]


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Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson have entered the Guinness World Records book

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson have entered the Guinness World Records book as the highest grossing lead actors of the decade. Despite their tender years – Watson is 19, while Radcliffe celebrated his 20th birthday in July – the duo have outstripped the fortunes of their Hollywood rivals thanks to the success of the Harry […]


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The astonishing twisters captured by storm-chasing photographer

The astonishing twisters captured by storm-chasing photographer

Wizard of Oz: Professional storm chasers monitor an approaching tornado in western Kansas on May 8, 2008   Dark skies: A super storm in Kansas. Extreme weather photographer Jim Reed has spent the last 20 years being as close as possible to tornados     Storm clouds: An isolated thunderstorm threatens south central Kansas on […]


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