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RIP: World's Ugliest Dog dead at age 9

/ Jul 11, 2018

RIP: World's Ugliest Dog dead at age 9

Zsa Zsa's 15 minutes in the limelight are over: The copiously drooling English bulldog — named the World's Ugliest Dog just weeks ago — has died. The 9-year-old canine died in her sleep Tuesday morning, owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota told U.S. media. "I'm in ...

English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

/ Jun 24, 2018

English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner, Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for ...

/ May 24, 2018

French chateau being raffled for €11

A French chateau worth around €1.7 million is up for grabs in an online raffle — and tickets cost just €11. British philanthropist Ruth Philips is donating all the profits from the sale of her nine-bedroom Chateau de Cautine — set in 34 acres (13.7 ...

/ May 24, 2018

Ohio man shot by his own oven

An American man was seriously wounded by a gunshot after hiding a revolver in his kitchen oven. Robin Garlock of Warren, Ohio hid the weapon in the oven because he was expecting children to visit. But he forgot to tell his girlfriend, who turned on ...

/ May 17, 2018

Yanny or laurel? Sound bite sparks internet din

An audio snippet with just two syllables has ignited an internet meltdown, dividing social media users into staunchly opposed camps: do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel?" The collective sensory experiment causing a Twitter tizzy mushroomed from a short audio clip originally published by a high ...

Time travelers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off

/ May 13, 2018

Time travelers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off

Stephen Hawking's family have invited time travelers to his memorial service, seeking to tackle one of the curiosities that eluded the British physicist during his extraordinary life. The world's most recognizable scientist died in March at age 76 after a lifetime spent probing the origins ...

Bum-biting wombat's mating habits could hold key to survival

/ May 10, 2018

Bum-biting wombat's mating habits could hold key to survival

Butt-biting is common mating behavior among certain wombats, researchers revealed Thursday, shedding light on the secret sex lives of the furry marsupials in a discovery that could protect the species as a whole from extinction. Scientists monitoring the breeding patterns of the southern hairy-nosed wombat ...