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Serbian testicle chefs triumph in 'aphrodisiac festival'

World / Offbeat Sep 2, 2018

Serbian testicle chefs triumph in 'aphrodisiac festival'

Spring rolls, ratatouille and curry were on the menu at a quirky food festival in rural Serbia on Saturday, with one ingredient in common: animal testicles. Now in its 15th year, the World Testicle Cooking Championship draws a motley mix of teams — from groups ...

English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

World / Offbeat 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 ...

Over 2,000 Olympic mascot design submissions received by deadline

National Aug 15, 2017

Over 2,000 Olympic mascot design submissions received by deadline

A total of 2,042 mascot design submissions for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were received from the public, the games organizers announced Tuesday. According to the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, there were 1,774 individual submissions and 268 group submissions, with approximately 40 percent of the ...