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Man Regrets £110k Number Plate for £3k Truck



THAT'S ODD, CHINA June 29, 2016


A Chinese man has ended-up regretting his purchase of a £113,000 lucky number plate for his £3,000 truck. The Daily Telegraph cites Chinese media, who name the man as Mr Zhou. He apparently purchased a plate reading ...

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X-rated Material Sniffed Out By Dog



THAT'S ODD June 28, 2016


A dog in an American state is being used to sniff out X-rated material.  Black Labrador URL, pronounced as Earl, is a trained 'electronic detection dog' who detects chemical compounds on USB's, SIM cards, phones and iPa...

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"Knock, Knock Who's There? A Watermelon"



THAT'S ODD, CHINA June 27, 2016


An image on the Chinese micro-blogging site, Sina Weibo has caused a stir with social media users.  The photo shows a sign in an Italian supermarket reading, "Please stop knocking on the watermelons, they will not respond to...

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Motivational Coal Walk ends in Burns



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH June 27, 2016


A US Motivational speech has backfired, after a walk on hot coals ended in multiple burns. Sky News reports that Tony Robbins had been talking in Dallas, when he encouraged his followers to conquer their fears and undertake the c...

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Beijing Sinks by 11cm in a Year



THAT'S ODD, CHINA June 27, 2016


Tower 3 of the China World Trade Centre, the tallest building in Beijing, stands at 330m. In that context, the fact that parts of Beijing are sinking at a rate of around 11cm a year, seems like small fry. However, the proble...

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