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Why Top Fashion Models Never Smile

They wear the world's most beautiful and expensive clothes yet their faces are the picture of blank boredom.

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Serbian Dad Takes Out Ad to Apologize to Son

It was just a small boxed notice in a national daily, yet it spoke amply about a father's pride and parenthood's tougher moments.

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Australian State Names and Shames Cheeky Offences

Consider it a warning to exhibitionists -- an Australian state has officially listed "mooning or streaking" as examples of offences which can be dealt with under the law.

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Turkish Man Attacks Bus Driver with Umbrella, Causes Pile-Up

Turkish police have detained a man who caused a mass pile-up and traffic chaos in Istanbul on Friday when he attacked a bus driver with an umbrella, reports said.

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'Man-Goat' among Winners of Spoof Nobel Prizes

A man who lived as a goat in the Alps and a scientist who studied how pants affect the sex drive of rodents are among this year's spoof Nobel prizes.

The 26th edition of the annual Ig Nobel Prizes, which celebrate the silly side of science, were handed out Thursday at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Bangladesh Zoo Throws Wedding for Lions with Meat Cake

Bangladesh zoo keepers have thrown two lions a wedding party that included a heart-shaped meat cake in the hope of drawing much-needed visitors and encouraging the animals to mate.

Some 400 guests attended the reception laden with balloons on Wednesday for long-time resident and lioness Nova and newcomer Nabha at the Chittagong zoo in the country's south.

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Urine Trouble: Japan Train Driver Pees on Track

Japanese train operator JR East has apologized after a driver urinated over the railway track while on duty because he did not want to delay services by using the toilet, media reported on Saturday.

The driver, in his 50s, felt the urge to go on Monday as his train stopped at Sakura station in Chiba, southeast of Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK and the Asahi Shimbun said.

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Nigeria Man who Named Dog Buhari Asks Court to Dismiss Case

A Nigerian man whose pet dog shares the same name as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday asked the court to dismiss criminal charges against him. 

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Ice Cream Gift Warms Russia-China Ties at G20

Despite warm relations between Moscow and Beijing, Vladimir Putin brought a chilly gift for his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as they met on the sidelines of the G20 summit Sunday: a tub of ice cream.

Putin did not divulge the flavor of the frozen gift as he was welcomed by Xi at an official government guesthouse in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.

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Australia Police Capture Giant Cattle-Eating Croc

An "angry" giant saltwater crocodile hunting cows at a northern Australia cattle station has been captured and relocated to a breeding farm, authorities and reports said.

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