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NASA Blunder Results in Priceless Artefact Sold



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD August 11, 2016


NASA admits it sold a "national treasure", the bag used during the moon landing, by mistake.  A clerical error lead the Apollo 11 artefact into the hands of Nancy Carlson from Illinois for just $995 (around £700), Sky ...

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Chinese Boxer Becomes a Hero... for his Celebration



THAT'S ODD August 11, 2016


(image: gutzemburg / iStock / Thinkstock) A Chinese boxer has become an internet hero - not for winning, but for celebrating his loss in epic style. According to Quartz, footage of the aftermath of Lu Bin's light flyweight match...

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Barcelona - Coming Soon to Barking...



THAT'S ODD, UK August 11, 2016


(image: elxeneize / istock / Thinkstock) They share the first three letters of their names, but you'd struggle to think of many other similarities between Barking and Barcelona. However, a new development at Barking Ri...

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Ain't No Mountain High Enough for this Couple



THAT'S ODD, CHINA August 09, 2016


"Ain't no mountain high enough..to keep me from you" as the song goes, and clearly it rings true here. This daring couple reportedly took to Tianmen Mountain's glass bridge in Zhangjiajie's scenic area, Hunan province for Chinese...

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Meet the Landlord Cashing in on Pokemon Go



THAT'S ODD, LONDON LIFE August 05, 2016


Landlords in London are enticing prospective tenants with Pokemon Go.  Dylan Ford, who is moving back to New Zealand, is helping his housemates rent out his room in Acton, west London. The 28 year old is advertising the loc...

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