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Date: November 28th, 2017

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kimThe prevalence of parasitic worms causing health problems in North Korea may be the result of a personal intervention by Kim Jong Un, who urged farmers to spread human excrement on their fields to fertilize crops.

The hermit nation’s leader issued an instruction to farmers in 2014 telling them to use human feces with animal waste and organic compost on their fields.

With a lack of livestock to provide animal fertilizer, agriculturists poured the human excrement, also known as “night soil”, on their fields.  More

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Baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

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Date: November 27th, 2017

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bakerHELSINKI – Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world’s first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores.

The bread, made from flour ground from dried crickets as well as wheat flour and seeds, contains more protein than normal wheat bread.

Each loaf contains about 70 crickets and costs 3.99 euros ($4.72), compared with 2 to 3 euros for a regular wheat loaf.  More

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Prisoner hides in dumpster, gets stuck in trash truck

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Date: November 27th, 2017

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greenPHILADELPHIA — Officials say a man trying to flee from a Philadelphia prison halfway house by hiding in a dumpster had to be freed from a trash truck.

WCAU-TV reports it took firefighters almost two hours to remove the bags of trash and free the man from the truck’s compactor section Monday morning.

Officials at The Kintock Group house say the man hid in the bin outside the facility.

The man has been taken to a hospital.  More

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Man barricades himself in house after family members takes bite of his grilled cheese sandwich

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Date: November 27th, 2017

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dancheeseDUNDALK, Maryland – A Maryland man has been arrested following an hours-long standoff with law enforcement that police say began when a family member took a bite from his grilled cheese sandwich.

Baltimore County police spokesman Shawn Vinson says the dispute began about 5 p.m. Sunday at a Dundalk home.

He says the man was eating with his wife and daughter, and became angry when one of them took a bite from his sandwich, prompting him to fire a shot inside the house.  More

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University launches ufology classes to prepare for extraterrestrial contact

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Date: November 27th, 2017

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contactA research center at Akdeniz University in the Mediterranean province of Antalya has included “Ufology and Exopolitics” in its latest curriculum, in a bid to prepare for possible contact with visitors from outer space.

Erhan Kolba??, the tutor of the class and deputy chair of the Sirius UFO Space Sciences Research Center, told the Do?an News Agency that humankind could make contact with extraterrestrial beings “within 10 or 15 years.”

“We believe representatives from the world and extraterrestrial civilizations will soon be making official contact with each other.  More

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Donkeys spend 4 days in police custody for eating expensive plants

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Date: November 27th, 2017

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donkeysA herd of donkeys spent four days behind bars in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun district.

They had ignored police’s warning over eating expensive plants near Urai jail.

In a bizarre development, the Uttar Pradesh police detained a herd of donkeys in Jalaun district of the state last week. The donkeys were apprehended from Urai district jail.

The police said that the donkeys were detained for destroying plants outside jail.

The donkeys were released today after four days of detention. Donkeys apparently ate and destroyed plants recently bought for Rs 5 lakh.  More

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Dog rescued after chasing cat into 5-foot deep hole dug by tortoise

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Date: November 26th, 2017

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dogOne Arizona Fire Department was met with a menagerie of problems after a dog got stuck chasing a cat into a 5-foot deep hole dug by a tortoise.

In fact, four different agencies from Chandler, Arizona were called in to help rescue Rubin the German schnauzer from the burrow on Wednesday afternoon.

The might of the fire department, City of Chandler utilities, Arizona Public Service Electric Company, Southwest Gas — and a backhoe — managed to dig Rubin out unharmed.

The Chandler Fire Department posted video of the end of the rescue, showing Rubin emerge from the hole, shake off some dust and be on his way.  More

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Fighter pilots told ‘keep windscreens clean’ to avoid crashes

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Date: November 26th, 2017

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crashThe US Air Force (USAF) has urged its UK-based pilots to keep cockpit windows clean to avoid mid-air collisions with civilian aircraft.

RAF Lakenheath-based USAF F-15 jets were involved in 19 near-misses with UK aircraft in the past five years.

An F-15 pilot from the Suffolk base was recently praised after spotting a glider by eyesight rather than radar and avoiding a collision.

The USAF said its pilots were trained to fly in a “vigilant state”.  More

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Police Dog Fired For Being Too Friendly Gets New Job As Greeter

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Date: November 26th, 2017

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dogGavel was recruited as a puppy to train as a police dog and he showed a lot of promise. But the German shepherd ended up getting fired for being “too friendly.”

However, as one door closes another opens.

Gavel was offered a new job working for the Governor of Queensland, where he holds the official title Vice-Regal Dog.

“He may have missed out on becoming a Queensland Police Service Dog, but it is abundantly clear that Gavel has the characteristics necessary to adequately fulfill duties as Queensland’s official Vice-Regal Dog,” Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey said.  More

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Huge blast in China traced to hole where toilet had been

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Date: November 26th, 2017

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blastAn explosion in a port city south of Shanghai that killed two people and injured at least 30 others has been traced to a hole in the ground where a toilet had been, according to China’s state television.

The early morning explosion struck a riverfront neighborhood in Ningbo, one of China’s busiest ports, knocking down buildings and leaving streets littered with damaged cars and debris.

The force of the blast shattered windows and punched holes in the walls of buildings as far as a kilometre away.  More

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CALIFORNIA CHURCH PRESSURED TO STOP SERVING MEALS TO THE HOMELESS BECAUSE IT LURES THE NEEDY

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Date: November 26th, 2017

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homeA church in the upscale neighborhood of Malibu, California has been told by officials to stop serving food to the homeless because they were attracting too many homeless people.

The United Methodist Church has been offering free meals twice a week to the homeless but said it was going to stop after Thanksgiving because they were luring too many homeless people into the neighborhood.

City officials made the decision after speaking with organizers, suggesting they were attracting more homeless people into the city, the Los Angeles Times reported.

At a public hearing last week, Mayor Skylar Peak denied ordering the meals to end, but he also apologized for “miscommunication.”   More

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NEVER eat off your plate after a fly lands on it

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Date: November 25th, 2017

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flyIf a fly lands on your carefully prepared picnic, you’re more than likely to swat it away and tuck in anyhow.

But in fact you should never eat from a dish after a fly has landed on it, as the insects carry far more diseases than previously thought, according to a study.

Researchers found that flies’ legs and wings are teeming with hundreds of different species of bacteria, often picked up after they have landed on carcasses or feces.  More

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Woman Kills Herself Over Son’s Fiancee’s Height

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Date: November 25th, 2017

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heightA Chinese mother reportedly took her own life because she was not happy with her son’s fiancee’s height.

The woman was identified as 47-year-old Ms. Lin.

People’s Daily reported it was initially believed she killed herself because she could not afford the expensive gifts her son’s fiancee requested for their wedding, according the Daily Mail.

According to local police officer Du Chuanfeng, the son’s fiancee had asked the young man’s parents to buy a new car. But the parents  could not afford it.  More

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Man Protests Unjust Firing by Gluing His Hand to Former Employer’s Floor

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Date: November 25th, 2017

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glueA Malaysian man is protesting what he claims was an unjust termination from oil giant Chevron Malaysia Limited (Caltex) by supergluing his hand to their headquarters floor.

Fadzilah Abdul Hamid worked as a Caltex petrol station operator for the past 17 years at two sites in Kelana Jaya and Kampung Subang, Selangor, until being served an unexpected notice in May ordering him to vacate both locations within 30 days.

The letter claimed that his termination was due to unpaid charges outlined on a circular regarding the Implementation of Self-Service at Petrol Stations.  More

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Someone’s trying to sell a ‘used’ coffin on Facebook

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Date: November 25th, 2017

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casketMCCOMB, Mississippi – This is not a joke.

Kyng Major posted the item on Facebook on Monday, November 20, and he admits it has had ’1 owner’ and is ‘slightly used’.

At least he’s honest.

“Anybody need a casket 1 owner slightly used been down once for 3 yrs just pulled back up because we decided to go a different route 200$ obo hmu…” the post reads.  More

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