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Ice Bucket Challenge...with Chillies



THAT'S ODD July 22, 2016


Ever wondered what the Ice Bucket Challenge with added red hot chilli's would be like? I'd like to think that's what the organisers of this event in China pondered before coming up with this idea - a chilli eating competition whe...

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Silk Road Spread Diseases, Poo Sticks Prove



THAT'S ODD, EAST MEETS WEST July 22, 2016


The Silk Road was riddled with disease after careful analysis of human poo.  You can wipe your bottom with this story, but it is indeed true! Human excrement excavated from 'personal hygiene sticks' (used to wipe yourself) r...

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New Mosquito Repellant: Chickens!



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH July 21, 2016


Forget using insect repellent, just grab a chicken! According to new research, the smell of poultry puts the bugs off - saving you the horrid task of applying irritating (and generally corrosive) repellents. On a serious note, ...

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Elderly Woman Uses Bacon to Defeat Robber



THAT'S ODD, UK July 20, 2016


An 86 year old woman has used an unlikely weapon to defend herself from a thief - a packet of bacon. According to the Evening Standard, the lady was at an Iceland Store in Manchester when the incident happened. Apparently, she'd...

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Uber launches Hot Air Balloon service in China



THAT'S ODD, CHINA July 20, 2016


You can soon travel in some serious style in China, as taxi company Uber launches a hot air balloon travel service.  Though air balloons are not exactly known for their speediness, travellers can request one through UberBall...

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