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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police have arrested a suspected fraudster for impersonating the award-winning traditional singer Khulekani Kwakhe "Mgqumeni" Khumalo, who died in 2009.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles has earned the dubious distinction for the second year in a row as the U.S. city with the most dog attacks on mail carriers, the U.S. Postal Service said.
Check out a cool combination of minuscule spaces with awesome decoration ideas. That is, if you're not claustrophobic.
The Chinese owner of a Maserati Quattroporte worth $423,000 paid three men two smash it with sledgehammers at the 2013 Qingdao Auto Show, because he was disappointed with the way the car dealer had fixed it.
A group of self-styled Robin Hoods who scamper around the streets of a New Hampshire city and feed expired parking meters for strangers has been hit with a harassment lawsuit.The city of Keene says its three parking inspectors have been taunted, insulted...
When it comes to painting, or even digital art, Microsoft Excel isn’t usually the first thing that pops into your head. Yet 73-year-old artist, Tatsuo Horiuchi, has been using it to create stunningly beautiful traditional Japanese artworks.
Although some of us refuse to believe it, we live in a mean, cutthroat world. Luckily there are still some genuine good Samaritans out there, and Anthony Cymerys is definitely one of them.
What's the best 6-second video you've ever seen? Vine, the new Twitter-owned social network, lets users create these extremely short videos from their smartphones and it's quickly becoming this year's biggest trend.
For the last hundred years, the residents of two tiny Indonesian villages in West Sumatra have used a 30-meter-long bridge formed from the interconnected roots of two trees located on each side of a fast-flowing river, to reach each other and trade...
Some people spend a lot of trouble taking care of the place where they or their loved ones will spend the rest of their days. Take a look at some of the most unique monuments and their history.
Handwritten bibles were common before the invention of the printing press, but nowadays they are considered a rarity.
The mission aims to send a crew to the Red Planet in 2022. (78,000 people apply for one-way trip to Mars: An ambitious project to establish a human colony on Mars has at...
In the desert city of Dubai, summer temperatures average at about 40 degrees Celsius, so the last thing you’d expect to be able to do in this place is chill out in a sub-zero climate.
From the woman who got married 23 times to the couple who married each other for the 100th time, meet some people who are really keen on marriage.
FROM rifle scopes to bubble wrap, smartphones are well and truly the Swiss-army knife of modern life. Here are a few of their more unusual uses.
CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian politician taking his morning jog through the national capital came out second best Thursday after crossing a kangaroo.
Barbie has opened her new dream house to visitors, and it’s not just young girls who are excited about checking it out.
Mourners at a recent funeral in Zimbabwe were caught by surprise when the guest of honor sat up in his coffin.
To honor her husband, a woman from Paraiba, Brazil, gave all her children, nine girls and six boys, his name, Walter. Although they were proud to carry on their father’s name, the girls said it made their lives harder.
Valerii Danevych, a wood-crafting master from the Ukraine, has dedicated his life to making functional wrist-watches entirely out of wood, with the sole exception of a metal spring needed to propel the movement.
There are a lot of shipwrecks in Sydney’s Homebush Bay, near the Olympic village, but none quite like the SS Ayrfield, also known as “The Floating Forest” for the lush mangrove vegetation that now covers its rusty hull.
Bake delicious desserts with these funny cookie cutters you can actually buy.
A top ten list of the most creative print advertisements about bad breath.