Pissy Vultures Join The Resistance And Fowl Things Up At Border Radio Tower In Texas

The vultures often "defecate and vomit ... onto buildings below that house employees and equipment," noted a CBP representative.

Gold bar found in Mexico was Aztec treasure: study

A gold bar found in a Mexico City park in 1981 was part of the Aztec treasure looted by Hernan Cortes and the Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago, a new study says. The 1.93-kilogram bar was found by a construction worker during excavations for a new building along the Alameda, a picturesque park in the heart of the Mexican capital.

Too hot: Backlash over Canada coffee chain offer to Harry, Meghan

Montreal (AFP) - A Canadian coffee chain that offered disenchanted British royals Prince Harry and his wife Meghan free coffee for life if they move to Canada has faced an online backlash.

Cardboard beds won't fold under Olympic pressure, says manufacturer

Randy athletes worried that eco-friendly cardboard beds could curtail their sex life at the Tokyo Olympics can breathe easy -- they're sturdy enough, say manufacturers. While the snug singles at the athletes' village underline Tokyo's commitment to sustainability and delivering a 'green' Olympics, fears they could fold under pressure look to be unfounded. "We've conducted experiments, like dropping weights on top of the beds," said a spokesperson.

Navy brings emergency beer to fire-hit Aussie town

Australia's navy tasked with rescuing bushfire-trapped residents on the southeast coast received a new mission Friday -- delivering beer to a country pub on the verge of running dry. More than a thousand people have been evacuated from the town of Mallacoota, with the military sending landing craft to collect families trapped there since New Year's Eve.

'Pre-school Picasso' shakes up German art world

With his striped jumper, goofy grin and dreams of becoming a professional footballer, Akar seems just like any other seven-year-old boy. Dubbed the "pre-school Picasso" by German media, Akar's paintings now sell for thousands of euros (dollars) to buyers from across the world. Akar senior discovered Mikail's precocious talent by chance several years ago, when he gifted his son a canvas and some handprint paints for his fourth birthday.

New Study Shows Cuttlefish Can Watch Movies In 3D -- And Even Wear The Glasses

Wearing special glasses held in place by glue and Velcro, cuttlefish test subjects showed they have depth perception like humans.

'Don't bite!' quips pope as he kisses nun

Pope Francis warned a nun not to bite him Wednesday in a joking reference to his run-in with an overly zealous pilgrim last week which saw him slap the woman's hand. The 83-year old Argentinian then bent to kiss her on the cheek, sparking cheers from fellow worshippers in the crowd. It was the pope's first walkabout among the faithful since a pilgrim grasped his arm and tugged him towards her on New Year's Eve, prompting him to angrily swat her away in images that went viral on social media.


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