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Sugar Cum Pills Turn Your 'Happy Time' Secretions Into Dessert

Some people love it, some people hate it, but when in the throes of passion one ventures south, the inevitable finale can quite literally leave a sour taste in the mouth. Unless you've invested in a pack of Sugar Cum pills, that is. Read More >>

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Used Canola Oil Turns Dusty Paths Into Roads That Smell Like Chips

Fryer oil turns plain old potatoes into delicious chips. It powers our biodiesel cars. And, now, it's being used to turn the dusty surfaces of rural Canadian roads into stable makeshift asphalt—AND THEY SMELL LIKE CHIPS. God bless our obsession with that infernally unhealthy liquid. Read More >>

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13-Year-Old Girl Learns Important Lesson About Not Hitting People in the Head With Fish

A young girl who attacked a shop worker by hitting him in the face with a fish has been reprimanded, with part of her punishment being made to write a letter of apology. A punishment that assumes someone has taught her how to write. Read More >>

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A Week Spent With Bro App in the Real World, With a Real Girl

You may have heard of Bro App, the Android app that purports to "automatically message your girlfriend sweet things so you can spend more time with the Bros"; or, put more succinctly, "undiluted fraternity douche in code form". Well, I spent a week using it on a real, live, girl. Things didn't go too well. Read More >>

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Sewer "Fatberg" Threatens to Flood Oxford with Human Waste, Will Ruin Your Lunch

A giant blockage consisting of wet wipes, human waste and fat in an Oxford sewer is "out of control" according to Thames Water. Threatening to make life a misery for local residents by causing a filthy back up into plumbing systems and toilets, it's led to the collapse of the system under Hollybush Row. Read More >>

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Hull Council Jumping On the Crypto-Bandwagon With HullCoin

Hull Council -- an organisation which, by its own admission, is suffering from 'breathtaking reductions' in funding -- has had a root around the bottom of the discarded policy drawer, and come up with its magic plan to solve all economic woes: its very own version of Bitcoin, lovingly dubbed HullCoin. Read More >>

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Darth Vader Will Run for President of Ukraine

While the Sith lord generally resides in a galaxy far, far away, he seems to have particular interest in Ukrainian politics. As he told RT News, "I am prepared to take responsibility for the fate of this country, if fellow citizens do me this high honour. I alone can make an empire out of a republic, to restore former glory, to return lost territories and pride for this country," Vader said. Read More >>

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Where the F-Word Comes From

In its various incarnations, the F-word can be a noun, verb, adjective, and even an infix. The multi-tool of the English language, the F-bomb has been adding emphasis, vulgarity and spice to our conversations for longer than anyone can remember. Read More >>

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Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Receipt Tattoo Must be the Worst Ink Ever

There's a new challenger for the coveted title of "Worst Tattoo of All Time, Ever". Introducing the McTattoo, good to go with a Big Mac, fries and a side-order of stupid. Read More >>

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'Ratzilla': Pest Controllers Use Oversized Trap to Catch Giant Rat

You're never more than six feet away from a rat, according to urban legend. True or not, that claim is about to become frankly terrifying once you've seen Stockholm's gigantic  "Ratzilla". Read More >>

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Kayaking Fisherman Hooks Hammerhead Shark and Gets Towed for 12 Miles

Adam Fisk hooked an three-metre long hammerhead shark near the coast line and ended being towed for 12 miles, which were covered in about two hours. According to Fisk, the shark ate a 2.2-kilo bonito from his kayak. Another hammerhead was following him too. Read More >>

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Kermit The Frog is Against Scottish Independence, or Perhaps Doesn't Understand It

A misunderstanding in an interview with a fictional character promoting a film for children has thrown up an unlikely candidate to lead the "No" vote on Scottish independence, with whoever has the job of answering questions on behalf of head muppet Kermit The Frog suggesting that Scotland should stay in the UK. Read More >>

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Relationship Poo Advice Book Wins Oddest Title Award

A book called How to Poo on a Date has won the 36th annual Oddest Book Title of the Year competition, beating such odd potential classics as Are Trout South African?, How to Pray When You're Pissed at God and Origin of Feces.  Read More >>

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Club Toilet Users Plop Down Into the Cellar as Floor Collapses

We've all...ahem...dropped one in the loo. But it's not often you find yourself "dropping" along with last night's dinner too. Relief would have been the last thing seven men using the Hell Polish Club toilets in Eccles would have felt, as the floor of the facilities fell away beneath them. Read More >>

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Rocky: The Musical on its Way to London's West End?

In all the history of unlikely musicals, an all-singing, all-dancing adaptation of Sylvester Stallone's Rocky has to rank up there as one of the most outlandish. But following the show's successful opening on Broadway last week, its ringside wailing may now be coming to London's West End, too. Read More >>

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Bored Cats Find Sense of Purpose in Personalised Cat Playgrounds

High-end, customisable architecture and design has been on the rise for several years, but it's starting to grow stale. The new trend lies in foregoing personal comfort altogether and extending that luxury to your cat. Read More >>

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