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Oregon health official dresses up as a CLOWN to announce coronavirus death toll

An Oregon health official has gone viral for dressing up as a clown to announce the latest coronavirus death toll. Claire Poche, a senior health adviser for the Oregon Health Authority, wore white and red face makeup along with a red tie with a polka dot shirt in the somber video announcement. “As of today, […]

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Man arrested in China for throwing money on commuters from his 30th floor apartment

Chinese police arrested a man after he scattered a “heavenly rain of banknotes” on commuters from his apartment window while allegedly high on methamphetamine. Police said the 29-year-old was “in a trance” after taking drugs at his home on the 30th floor of a building in Chongqing, in south-western China, when he began throwing cash […]

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Robot camera mistakes assistant referee’s bald head for the ball

On Saturday,  an unforeseen and unprecedented event occurred in the historic town of Inverness in the distant Scottish Highlands. The camera system, known as Pixellot, is a life-saving option during the COVID-19 pandemic. Caley Thistle announced the technology two weeks ago, and first used the camera system in a broadcast setting for Saturday’s Scottish Championship […]

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Coronaviruses mimic the human immune proteins to trick the host into helping the virus complete a life cycle, STUDY

Coronaviruses can imitate the human immune proteins, research study published in the journal Cell Systems has found. According to the study, many plants and animals use the art of mimicry to trick their prey or predators. Viruses employ a similar strategy: Viral proteins can mimic the three-dimensional shapes of their host’s proteins to trick the […]

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Rare shark attack off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh injures tourist and guide

A Ukrainian tourist lost an arm and an Egyptian tour guide a leg in a rare shark attack over the weekend off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, officials said Tuesday. The attack took place Sunday when two tourists, a mother and her son and their tour guide were snorkeling in Ras Mohammed national […]

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NEW REEF taller than the Empire State Building discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

A “massive” new reef measuring 500 meters (about 1,600 feet) has been discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, making it taller than some of the world’s highest skyscrapers. Scientists found the detached reef, which is the first to be discovered in more than 120 years, in waters off North Queensland while on an expedition aboard […]

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Rooster kills a police officer who was raiding an illegal cockfight in Philippines

A police officer was killed by a rooster during a raid on an illegal cockfight in the province of Northern Samar. Lieutenant Christine Bolok was struck by the rooster’s gaff – a razor-sharp steel blade which is typically attached to the leg of fighting roosters. The blade cut his left thigh, slicing his femoral artery. […]

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Man brings down neighbour’s shop with earth mover for stalling his MARRIAGE proposals

A man in the Indian state of Kerala razed down his neighbour’s grocery shop using an earth mover because he was disgruntled with his neighbour as he stalled his wedding plans. Tired of his complaints not being taken note of by the authorities, 30-year-old Albin Mathew decided to take the matters in his own hands. […]

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Vampire BATS social distance when they are sick, study finds

Researchers have found vampire bats that are sick spend less time near others in their community, which slows how quickly a disease will spread. According to the study, published in ‘Behavioural Ecology’, as a pathogen spreads across a population, changes in social behaviour can alter how the disease spreads. “Transmission rates can increase when parasites […]

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The BRAINS of patients infected with coronavirus may age by 10 years, research finds

People infected with coronavirus may suffer significant brain function impact, that may be equivalent to the brain ageing by 10 years, researchers have found. A study of 84,000 people, led by Adam Hampshire, a doctor at Imperial College London, found that in some severe cases, coronavirus infection is linked to substantial cognitive deficits for months. […]

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Experimentally created marbled crayfish self-clone themselves in Belgium cemetery

A marbled crayfish with a mutant DNA has spawned hundreds of self-cloning crustacean copies of itself in a historic cemetery in Belgium. The Schoonselhof cemetery in Belgium’s Antwerp city has been invaded by hundreds of marbled crayfish which have taken-up the pools, streams and other water bodies around the grounds and have wreaked havoc in […]

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Copenhagen Zoo killed three wolves to make space for a children’s playground temporarily

In Denmark’s Copenhagen Zoo, three wolves were killed to acquire their space for other purposes. Staff members of the zoo informed that the wolves were in the zoo since the 1980s and had lived there for almost four decades before they were killed. As reported by the Daily Mail, the wolf enclosure will be used […]