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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

Kiss my shiny metal car! 21yo student stuns London with 1 mn Swarovski crystals on her Mercedes
A Merc completely covered in Swarovski crystals, belonging to a 21-year-old student from Moldova, has been grabbing headlines in the UK. But Daria Radionova tells RT she’s actually offended that the media is underestimating the cost of her pimped-up ride.

24.09.2014 15:09

Professor Dumpster: ‘You can be happy living in 33 square feet’
Dr. Jeff Wilson, aka Professor Dumpster, told RT he has a pretty normal life – he eats well, drives a decent car and has a girlfriend. The only difference is that he goes home to a recycling bin, not an ordinary house.

24.09.2014 12:48

APCs ‘round us: Russian guy buys armored carrier in Belarus to go to Crimea
A 25-year-old Russian man has gotten himself “a toy” each boy in the world would die for – a real armored personnel carrier. The owner told RT he is working hard to “upgrade” his APC to be as cozy as a real car as he plans to drive it to Crimea.

23.09.2014 19:44

'Worldly life is frightening:' Famous Siberian hermit prefers taiga to civilization
69-year-old Agafia Lykova was born in the wilderness of Russia’s Siberia and has never left the forest, where she has preserved her ancestors' faith and lifestyle. RT visited the country's most famous hermit in her taiga 'lodge.'

22.09.2014 16:10

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