Dallas Now Has A Leaning Tower To Rival The One In Pisa, Italy

An online petition has popped up to “save this landmark from destruction,” noting, “if anything, do it for the memes.”

Swiss president celebrates 60th with anyone born on same day

Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga is turning 60 on May 14 and is planning a party with a difference by inviting along all Swiss citizens who share her birthday. There were 94,372 births in Switzerland in 1960 -- the year Sommaruga was born -- meaning that the average maximum number of invitees would be around 258. Sommaruga is not taking any chances with potential gatecrashers and is asking prospective celebrants to submit a copy of their passport through the presidency website.

Chihuahua That Can't Walk Befriends Pigeon That Can't Fly

The two animals met at the Mia Foundation, a nonprofit in Rochester, New York, that helps animals with disabilities.

New Hampshire Police Chief Strips Off Uniform After Being Stripped Of Duties

After the town of Croydon chose to eliminate its one-man police department, Chief Richard Lee responded by disrobing to his underwear and walking out into a snowstorm.

Woman left with massive scar after getting black henna tattoo on holiday

Amanda Drish-Adolf was thrilled with her tattoo at first – but she later had a horrendous reaction to it (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)

'Owner' makes claim to ghost ship grounded off Ireland

The purported owner of a "ghost ship" grounded off Ireland's south coast after drifting crewless for more than a year has made contact with authorities, a government agency said on Wednesday. The 77-metre (250-feet) cargo ship MV Alta ran aground on rocks outside the village of Ballycotton near the southern city of Cork, during high seas caused by Storm Dennis last weekend.

Superfan prays to Trump idol ahead of US President's India visit

Die-hard Donald Trump fan Bussa Krishna is celebrating the visit of his hero to India next week the only way he knows how -- offering prayers to a life-sized idol of the US President in his home. The 33-year-old has built the statue -- where he performs the Hindu prayer ritual "pooja" usually meant for deities -- in the backyard of his house in Jangaon district in India's southern state of Telangana. "Trump sir, you are my god," the devotee told AFP after performing the pooja.

Rembrandt Painting Thought To Be A Knockoff Turns Out To Be Real Thing

A nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.

'Ghost ship' washes ashore in Ireland after Storm Dennis

A "ghost ship" drifting without a crew for more than a year washed ashore on Ireland's south coast in high seas caused by Storm Dennis, the Republic's coast guard said. The abandoned 77-metre (250-feet) cargo ship MV Alta ran aground on rocks outside the village of Ballycotton near Cork, Ireland's second city, bringing an end to her months-long voyage. The Alta's odyssey began in September 2018 when she became disabled in the mid-Atlantic en route from Greece to Haiti.


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