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Christmas fairy lights can slow your broadband speed

Christmas fairy lights can slow your broadband speed | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Ofcom says wireless networks in millions of properties suffer 'interference' from electronics, including baby monitors - and even festive lights
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Paranoid Pensioner Buries Life Savings Underground; Cash Gets Eaten By Worms

Paranoid Pensioner Buries Life Savings Underground; Cash Gets Eaten By Worms | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
'It was my pension fund payment and all of the savings I’ve had from working as a fisherman all my life.'
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Cheating Accusations Mar Zimbabwe's 'Mister Ugly' Contest

Cheating Accusations Mar Zimbabwe's 'Mister Ugly' Contest | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's 4th annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favorite and prompting rioting at the event. Judges on Saturday chose 42-year-old Mison Sere, citing his numerous missing front teeth and a wide range of grotesque...
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Phuc Dat Bich posts his passport to Facebook to prove his name is real

Phuc Dat Bich posts his passport to Facebook to prove his name is real | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A Vietnamese-Australian called Phuc Dat Bich has spoken of his anger after repeatedly being blocked by Facebook. The 23-year-old, whose name according to the Evening Standard is pronounced Phoo Da Bic, has posted an image of his passport on the social media site after it banned him several times.
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Henpecked husband jailed over selfie he took to prove to wife he was in court

Henpecked husband jailed over selfie he took to prove to wife he was in court | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Amric Khera was supporting a friend appearing in court but took the picture after growing tired of her phone calls doubting where he really was
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Comet found spewing booze out into space

Comet found spewing booze out into space | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, astronomers from the Paris Observatory observed a comet in our Solar System spewing large amounts of ethyl alcohol, the same type found in alcoholic drinks, into space as it...
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Cracked Egg Glued, and a Baby Rhea is Born!

Cracked Egg Glued, and a Baby Rhea is Born! | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An egg cracks, gets fixed with a super glue and voila, it hatches. Sounds like the script of a super glue commercial? Well, it happened for ...
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Yakuza gang cancels children's Halloween event for fear of violence

Yakuza gang cancels children's Halloween event for fear of violence | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Repeat of 1980s mob bloodshed feared after high-profile split in Yamaguchi-gumi, Japan’s largest crime syndicate
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Drunken cupcake burglar found coated in icing.

Drunken cupcake burglar found coated in icing. | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Police arrested the intoxicated burglary suspect a couple of blocks away from crime scene.
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Scientists slap stuff with cadaver hands to figure out why fist shape evolved

Scientists slap stuff with cadaver hands to figure out why fist shape evolved | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The researcher's work has been controversial, but he's not down for the count.
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Yes, Australians are really petitioning to change their currency’s name to the “dollarydoo”

It could be Australia’s unique sense of humor. Or it could be a sign that the nation’s substantial economic problems are starting to hit home. Either way, one Australian citizen’s petition to change the name of the Australian currency to "dollarydoos" has hit a chord, gaining more than 50,000 signatures in just five days. As...
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People Who Order Coffee Black Are More Likely To Be Psychopaths

People Who Order Coffee Black Are More Likely To Be Psychopaths | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
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Nigel and Steve among new storm names

Nigel and Steve among new storm names | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Nigel, Rhonda, Wendy and Steve are among the names chosen by the public to help identify future UK storms, the Met Office announces.
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Portrait hailed as Da Vinci masterpiece is actually grumpy Bolton checkout girl

Portrait hailed as Da Vinci masterpiece is actually grumpy Bolton checkout girl | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Experts are still convinced it is a young noblewoman in the court of the Duke of Milan six centuries ago - but forger Shaun Greenalgh reckons he knocked it up in his shed on a Victorian school desk lid
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Millions of Baby Spiders Create Giant Silken Blanket

Millions of Baby Spiders Create Giant Silken Blanket | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The young arachnids, spotted in Tennessee, were throwing out silk to fly to new territory when wind likely grounded them, expert says.
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Discovery of second mystery space object baffles Murcia residents

Discovery of second mystery space object baffles Murcia residents | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The strange sphere is similar to the one found nearby by two shepherd brothers last week
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World's hottest CHILLI fumes evacuate students from their homes

World's hottest CHILLI fumes evacuate students from their homes | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
STUDENTS had to be evacuated from their homes after they were choked by fumes from the world's...
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A cheeky hamster and a dancing lemur - it's the Comedy Wildlife Awards

A cheeky hamster and a dancing lemur - it's the Comedy Wildlife Awards | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
World-renowned wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks set up the awards to showcase the animals' lighter side
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The ‘driest place on Earth’ is covered in pink flowers after a crazy year of rain

The ‘driest place on Earth’ is covered in pink flowers after a crazy year of rain | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The Atacama desert is awash with color after extreme El Nino rains.
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Plymouth couple face eviction over 'psychic' guinea pigs

Plymouth couple face eviction over 'psychic' guinea pigs | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A couple have been threatened with eviction for refusing to give up their 21 guinea pigs - which they say are psychic.

Animal lovers Clive and Rose Restall must either part company with the rodents...
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Uzbek farmers told to glue cotton back on bushes for official visit

Uzbek farmers told to glue cotton back on bushes for official visit | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Village authorities wanted leader’s cavalcade to pass through fields of snowy white crops, claim residents. RFE/RL reports
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Manchester United: Schweinsteiger may sue over Nazi dolls

Manchester United: Schweinsteiger may sue over Nazi dolls | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Bastian Schweinsteiger is considering legal action against a company making Nazi dolls that bear a striking resemblance to him.
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Bermondsey coffee shop ordered to take down this 'offensive' sign

Bermondsey coffee shop ordered to take down this 'offensive' sign | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it

A legal row is brewing over an “offensive” coffee shop sign in south London. The managers of F***offee in Bermondsey Street have been told the building’s owners will personally destroy the sign or take them to court unless it is removed. 

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The sexiest accent in Britain is apparently Glaswegian, according to Americans

The sexiest accent in Britain is apparently Glaswegian, according to Americans | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
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Israeli hummus cafe gives Jewish-Arab tables half off

Israeli hummus cafe gives Jewish-Arab tables half off | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Owner offers free refill to Jews and Palestinian guests dining together, to show that "we're all human beings".
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