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Navy Confirms UFO Videos Shot By Pilots Are Real And Shouldn’t Have Been Released To Public

A U.S. Navy official confirmed on Wednesday that video footage of naval pilots supposedly capturing UFOs on their cameras is real, reports. And at least one former military analyst is suggesting that these sightings are evidence that “we may not be alone.”
At this point it bears noting that the word “UFO” probably doesn’t mean what you think it means. Colloquially, “UFO” has come to be synonymous with “alien spacecraft.” But what it literally means is “Unidentified Flying Object.” And indeed, military and commercial pilots all over the world spot “UFOs” every day. However, the vast majority of those UFOs are later identified.

Tags: India, SPA, UFO
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Rugby: Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts

Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves - but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts.

Tags: Japan, Players
Source: feeds.reuters.com

If marathons weren't hard enough already: strap a tree to your back

This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon - with saplings strapped to their backs.

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Emu Leads California Police On Wild Chase

Near Madera, California, an emu led California Highway Patrol on a chase along Highway 99, and eventually, they managed to catch the flightless bird without any injury to people or the animal.
reported that police got a call that an emu was wandering along the highway, and when they tried to wrangle it, the bird gave chase.
CHP spokesman Gregorio Rodriguez said officers received a call shortly before 3 p.m. about an ostrich wandering on the right-hand shoulder of the freeway’s southbound lane. When officers arrived, they realized that it was not an ostrich, but rather an emu, much to their surprise.
“Yeah, it really was an emu, but he kept it on the shoulder the whole way until we got to the bottom of the off-ramp,” Rodriguez explained.

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Solid Gold Toilet Stolen From Winston Churchill’s Birthplace

Just two days after it was installed, the solid gold toilet was stolen from Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill. The toilet, which is the work of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, was previously being shown at the Guggenheim Museum in New York with no issues.
reported that one man, 66, is in custody, but he couldn’t have worked alone. The palace, which is decorated with treasures and mementos related to the late, great prime minister, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated west of London.
Thames Valley Police Detective Inspector Jess Milne released a statement confirming that the toilet is still missing.
“The artwork has not been recovered at this time but we are conducting a thorough investigation to find it and bring those responsible to justice.”

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Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace

Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.

Tags: Oil, Gold, Police
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Porn Producers BangBros Bid On Naming Rights For Sports Center, Miami Heat Could Soon Play At Bang Bros Center

A company that produces adult entertainment has bid on the naming rights to the Miami, Florida sports facility currently known as the American Airlines Arena. The team that plays there, the Miami Heat, could soon be playing their home games at Bang Bros Center, reports.
Ever since it opened 20 years ago, the NBA team’s home’s naming rights have been owned by American Airlines. However, the airline has recently announced that it’s ending its sponsorship deal. As is usually the case in these situations, the building’s management has opened up the bidding process for the naming rights, looking for a buyer willing to pay a hefty sum to bestow their name on the building.
As it turns out, another Miami-based business, just down the road from the arena, is willing to cut a check: porn producers Bang Bros has submitted a $10 million bid for the rights to have their name on the building for the next 10 years.

Tags: NBA, Florida
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Weather Radar Spots Massive Dragonfly Swarms Over Three States

With an ever-shifting climate in the world, it is common to hear people voicing complaints about the seemingly waning reliability of weather forecast apps and TV channels. But one thing that certainly wasn’t recently announced by most weather professionals was the enormous swarms of dragonflies weather satellites picked up swarming over three U.S. states, reported yesterday afternoon by .
Speaking with the publication was professor of entomology from Ohio State University Norman Johnson, who shared that the massive swarms were most likely made up of the Green Darner species, which tends to migrate south in the fall.

Tags: Ohio, NFL
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Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach knockouts

Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month.

Tags: Ireland, Japan
Source: feeds.reuters.com

Six Flags Launches A ’30-Hour Couples Coffin Challenge,’ And It’s Just As Creepy As It Sounds

“I would do anything for love (but I won’t do that)” might soon become the September theme song for Six Flags after the amusement launched a creepy new challenge. According to , the theme park location in Maryland is offering a monetary prize for couples willing to spend 30 hours together in a coffin, with only small food and bathroom breaks.
The rules state that the pair must spend 30 hours in the tiny coffin, even staying overnight. However, the couples do not need to have a romantic connection; they can be friends, family, or co-workers.
“Anyone who gets out of their coffin for any reason, with the exception of the designated bathroom and meal breaks, will be automatically disqualified and not eligible to win the contest,” the website for notes.

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Cockpit coffee spill forces commercial jet to make emergency landing

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a report on Thursday.

Tags: Panda
Source: feeds.reuters.com

Egyptian masseur plays with fire to ease muscle pain

An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients' muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya.

Tags: EU, Fire, Egypt, SPA
Source: feeds.reuters.com

White Couple Sues Fertility Clinic After Wife Gives Birth To Asian Daughter In IVF Mix-Up, Leading To Divorce

A white couple from New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against a fertility clinic after an IVF mishap led to the wife giving birth to a girl with “Asian features” — which eventually contributed to their divorce.
Kristina Koedderich and Drew Wasilewski are suing the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science after they welcomed a daughter through IVF in 2013 and came to realize that she looked nothing like the husband. As reported, the couple took a DNA test that showed Drew was not the girl’s biological parent.
As the report noted, the child also inherited a genetic blood disorder that is associated with Southeast Asian heritage, which neither parent carried. The couple claimed in a lawsuit that after spending close to $500,000 in fertility treatments, they were left with a “nightmare scenario” and said the stress was a major factor in their divorce.

Tags: Couples, DNA
Source: feeds.inquisitr.com

French literati ponder 'brexit' dictionary entry

French literary types aghast at the political turmoil engulfing Britain as it seeks to leave the European Union launched a tongue-in-cheek Twitter campaign on Wednesday to add 'Brexit' to the national lexicon.

Tags: EU, Oil, Brexit
Source: feeds.reuters.com

Married Man Who Died Having Sex With Stranger On Work Trip Ruled ‘Workplace Accident,’ Family Gets Benefits

A married engineer whose company sent him on a business trip to France ended up suffering a fatal heart attack while having sex with a stranger during the trip — a death that has been officially ruled a “workplace accident.”
The case is making headlines this week after being featured in a report from . The report noted that the man’s 2013 death was followed by a long legal battle as the family of the deceased man sought compensation and lawyers at the railroad construction company where he worked argued that his death had nothing to do with the work trip.
The man was named only as Xavier X, with his surname not reported.

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Climbing: Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race

It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski's feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift.

Tags: Mac
Source: feeds.reuters.com

Just not cricket: Australian charged $68,000 for a beer in Britain

An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk "the most expensive beer in history" after being charged nearly A$100,000 ($68,120) for the tipple.

Source: feeds.reuters.com

UK PM Johnson to the rescue: girlfriend adopts a rescue puppy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, revealed on Monday that they had adopted a rescued Jack Russell puppy.

Source: feeds.reuters.com

Czech doctors deliver baby girl 117 days after mother's brain-death

When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better.

Source: feeds.reuters.com

Maurice the Rooster pitches city slickers against locals in rural France

A loud 4-year-old rooster called Maurice on an island off the French Atlantic shore has pitted a couple of city slickers who bought a second home next door against his owners, and stirred a nationwide debate.

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