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Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off seagulls

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols to stop the birds from ruining the waterfront dining experience. Learn More

 

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'Hello kitties' turns to 'beware bobcats' in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - With big blues eyes and stubby tails, two kittens taken in by a San Antonio family looked adorable until the fiery seven-week-old felines ripped apart formula bottles and repeatedly bit the hands that were trying to feed them. More »

 

China's multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

YAJI MOUNTAIN, China (Reuters) - On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise "hog hotels". More »

 

Welshman Williams reflects on world title win - naked

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Carrot-addicted kangaroos hopping mad at tourists

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Kangaroos are one of Australia's biggest tourist draws, but visitors to one park are getting more than they bargained for. More »

 

Art in the buff: Paris museum opens up to nudists

PARIS (Reuters) - A Paris museum opened its doors for the first time to nudist visitors on Saturday, granting them special visiting hours to tour an exhibit in a one-off naturist event. More »

 

Macron and Trump planted tree at the White House. Why it is now missing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron celebrated the special relationship between the United States and France during his state visit to Washington last week by planting a tree with President Donald Trump on the grounds of the White House. More »

 

German shoppers sample burgers made of buffalo worms

AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made of buffalo worms. More »

 

Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women

TOKYO (Reuters) - Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in. More »

 

You want tarantula with that? At U.S. burger joint, it's an option

DURHAM, N.C. (Reuters) - Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint. More »

 

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