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Shocking power: Hurricane smashes man into concrete stairs in Crimea (VIDEO)
A man holding onto a gazebo was lifted by strong hurricane winds in Russia’s Sevastopol, and then forcefully thrown into concrete stairs a few meters away, a YouTube video shows.

02.10.2014 01:48

US stores old nukes...to fight off asteroid threats
The US is delaying the process of dismantling its old nuclear weapons over the possibility that they might be needed to defend Earth against potentially devastating asteroids, states a government report obtained by The Wall Street Journal.

02.10.2014 03:07

#Bendgate fallout: Company aims to profit from pre-bent iPhone 6 Plus cases
Smear campaign against Apple or not, one company is attempting to benefit from iPhone 6 Plus “bendgate” phenomena by releasing a pre-bent phone case. Meanwhile, internet users have joined Apple’s competitors in a trolling mission against the tech giant.

30.09.2014 23:40

Darth Vader, Yoda, Chewbacca aim to invade Ukraine’s parliament in upcoming election
Ukraine's Central Election Committee has registered quite a set of characters: Darth Vader, Yoda, Padme Amidala, Chewbacca, and Palpatine are to officially run in the country's parliamentary elections on October 26.

30.09.2014 19:50

Irish police summoned over ‘some sort of Arabic’ flag that turned out to be… EU’s
There are people in Northern Ireland for whom the EU flag looked so offensive and “sort of Arabic” that they called police to a house where the flag was waving. The homeowner just wanted to celebrate Europe’s victory in a golf tournament.

29.09.2014 19:48

Terrifying and inspirational: RT documents orphans’ climb up Kilimanjaro on prosthetics
​Three former orphans with severe disabilities attempt to make the grueling ascent to Africa’s highest peak to help Russian orphanages, in a new RT documentary.

28.09.2014 11:22

Surf's pup! Dog surfing contest drops in on California (PHOTOS)
Dozens of dogs of all shapes and sizes showed they "can really, really surf" as professionally and almost as nonchalantly as humans do. The annual Surf City Dog event has been held up at a California beach.

29.09.2014 11:14

The amazing (and bizarre) homemade Kurdish armor fighting ISIS in Syria
Irregular armed forces have to rely on their ingenuity to arm themselves. And while rifles and mortars can be bought on the black market, getting hold of a tank or two can be a bit tricky. But you can always make a DIY version with your own hands.

28.09.2014 11:12

'You are not a product': Privacy-friendly ad-free 'anti-Facebook' network Ello explodes
A mostly obscure, privacy-orientated social network - an ‘anti-Facebook’ of sorts - has recently undergone meteoric growth. It poses itself as an advert-free enterprise which is not going to become a tool to manipulate its users.

27.09.2014 11:37

On tap: Beer pipeline to be built under Belgium’s historic Bruges
An underground pipeline carrying 5,700 liters of beer an hour will be built in Belgium’s historic city of Bruges. A family-owned brewery will pump beer direct to a bottling plant in the suburbs to cut the number of trucks on ancient cobbled streets.

27.09.2014 07:20

Cover your ass! Conservative attack on donkey lovemaking overturned in Poland
A conservative politician’s move to have a zoo separate two donkeys to prevent them from mating in front of visitors provoked outrage in Poland. Following a vocal public campaign and media coverage, the old-time lovers are together again.

26.09.2014 06:02

Smuggler tries to cross US-Canada border with 51 turtles in his pants
There are many things one might expect people to smuggle across the American border and into other countries inside of their pants, but dozens of aquatic reptiles? That’s exactly what one man was found hiding near Detroit.

26.09.2014 03:46

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