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Sat, October 23, 2021 | 12:49
This is the world's biggest ball of paper
Employees at a state agency in St. Paul Minnesota say they have the world record for the largest ball of paper, Associated Press reports.
Lindsey Lohan contracts little-known virus
Actress and socialite Lindsay Lohan revealed recently that she has contracted chikungunya, a virus that is transmitted by mosquitoes and causes severe joint pain, while vacationing in French Polynesia.
Woman flashes huge smile after 'punching cop in face'
A woman in Meridan, Idaho was detained after she allegedly stole a car and then punched a policeman as she tried to make a getaway.
Amnesty International sends team into US for first time amid Ferguson unrest
Amnesty International has sent a team to Ferguson, Missouri, where the state’s governor has approved the use of the National Guard to quell escalating protests over a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
A bathroom you'd want to lick
You never eat where you poop, but this bathroom makes it tempting: Bathrooms.com and Choccywoccydoodah, a Britain-based team of designers and chocolate makers, joined forces to market a bathroom entirely made of Belgian chocolate, which is sold online for $133,000.
Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust
Beijing police detained the son of Hong Kong movie icon Jackie Chan on drug-related charges last Thursday, according to the Associated Press.
Pitch invader/free-kick extraordinaire thinks he's 'legend'
Jordan Dunn, the pitch invader who nearly scored a free kick during Saturday’s English Premier League match between West Ham and Tottenham, isn’t bothered by a potential 10-year ban from football.
Holocaust survivor, 90, arrested during Ferguson protests
Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, was arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday (local time) while protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, the Nation reports.
Ken Watanabe to co-host Busan film fest
Japanese actor Ken Watanabe has agreed to co-host the opening ceremony of this year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), which begins its 10-day run on Oct. 2, organizers said Tuesday.
Facebook wants to prevent Onion from fooling its users
Facebook is considering tagging the content of satirical websites, such as the Onion, to prevent users from taking jokes and sarcasm literally.
Millennials redefine what a successful job should be
High inheritance tax hampering entrepreneurship
Dutch version of 'Squid Game' shoots unvaccinated people
Gov't aims to shift to 'Living with COVID-19' phase from Nov. 1
Locally-developed rocket fails to place dummy satellite into orbit
Cancer slows down surgeon's dream to build eco-village on Jeju
'Diverse Voices' of foreign residents shared on radio
Students launch fundraising for multicultural youth basketball team
Starbucks under scrutiny of financial watchdog
Spy agency monitoring foreign nationals who threatened Afghan evacuees: report
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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