Quiz of the week's news

Who's been hanging out with Vladimir Putin?

Stolen iPad pictures go viral

A U.S. man has been sharing with the world funny photos of the woman who has his missing iPad.

'Human statue' punches man in the face

Now this is a street performer you don't want to mess with.

Rare Chinese Bottle Vase Sells For Almost £1m

The eight-inch vase was inherited by an academic in Oxford who had no idea it was worth anything.

Video: Seals go surfing

The Feed compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including an epic rap battle between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, a shocking experiment with AC and DC, and NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon plays a prank on a car salesman. Plus, some harbor seal pups slip and slide on a surfboard.

Bird brains can crack nut trading game with self-control: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Cockatoos can delay eating nuts in order to win tastier ones, a surprise sign that birds can exercise self-control, a trait usually seen as the preserve of animals with larger brains, a study showed on Wednesday. Scientists gave Goffin cockatoos, a mainly white species from Indonesia, a nut while showing them a more attractive one just out of reach. If the birds did not nibble the first nut for up to 80 seconds, they learnt they would get the second instead. ...

It's a dog's life in Formula One

(Reuters) - A dog's life in Formula One, if your owner is Lewis Hamilton, means a VIP pass to the races and being pampered by the sport's supremo Bernie Ecclestone. Hamilton, the 2008 champion who moved from McLaren to Mercedes at the end of last year, has acquired a bulldog called Roscoe which accompanied him to the last pre-season test in Barcelona.

Student brought $20,000 to school

A 12-year-old recently had quite the show-and-tell at school: According to the Detroit News, she brought a backpack stuffed with $20,000 in cash. Police, who declined to name the girl, said the student received it from a child who lives across the street from her in Taylor, outside of Detroit. Word got around at the [...]

Seized cannabis lamps help grass grow at Notts County

LONDON (Reuters) - Heat lamps seized by police in raids on local cannabis farms will be put to good use by third tier English soccer club Notts County to help their own - legal - grass grow at the Meadow Lane stadium. A spokesman for County, founded in 1862 and the oldest professional football club in the world, said police had donated the confiscated equipment that would previously have been crushed. Students from Nottingham University were helping to design and build wheeled rigs to house the lamps that should be ready for the rigors of next winter. ...

Vets save NYC dog who swallowed 111 pennies

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City dog has undergone emergency surgery to remove more than 100 pennies from his stomach.

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