Gentleman jailbreak: convicts return to Indonesia prison

More than 270 inmates -- including convicted murderers -- who bolted from a prison torched during violent riots in Indonesia's Papua region have returned to finish their sentences, a corrections official said Friday. The convicts are even helping build a temporary office for their jailers, he added, after parts of the building in Sorong city went up in flames this week.

Fish With 2 Mouths Caught In Lake Champlain

"I couldn't believe what I was seeing," Debbie Geddes wrote of the lake trout she reeled in.

#SexRobotGripes Hashtag Arouses Twitter Backlash Against Robot-Human Love

One person noted a big potential problem with robot sex workers: All the customers want the one with that new car smell.

US energy secretary falls for Instagram hoax

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry -- who oversees the country's nuclear arsenal -- has fallen for an Instagram hoax. "There's no truth to this post," BuzzFeed News quoted a spokesperson for Instagram's parent company Facebook as saying. Perry came in for heavy criticism on social media, with various users wondering whether someone who couldn't identify an internet hoax should be in charge of nuclear arms.

Nevada Town Near Area 51 Braces Itself For Hordes Of Alien Hunters

More than 2 million Facebook users have said they plan to storm Area 51 on Sept. 20 and business owners in nearby Rachel, Nevada, are scrambling to find enough portable toilets.

Florida man charged for stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

A Florida man who was found to have ecstasy pills shaped like U.S. President Donald Trump's head has been charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances, according Pinellas County court documents.

Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

Siberian postwoman on DIY monster truck gives lifeline to tiny village

Every week, she travels 16 kilometres (10 miles) through the forest to the nearest post office in a larger village to collect the post, supplies and pensions for her neighbours. With her husband at the wheel, Yermolova can now reach the post office in an hour. Cows roam outside the post office, one of the largely wooden village's few brick buildings.

Mind the doors: Japan bullet train runs with door open at 280 kph

A Japanese bullet train hurtling along at 280 kilometres (174 miles) per hour ran for nearly a minute with one of its doors completely open on Wednesday, its operator said. The accident, due to human error, was a rare mishap for the Japanese "Shinkansen" bullet train which has a world-famous safety and punctuality record. The Tokyo-bound Hayabusa No.


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