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By fstimes On 29 Oct, 2013 At 02:25 PM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments
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Ram Singh Chauhan has spent an incredible 32 years cultivating the tash which requires two hours a day of grooming. India’s Ram Singh Chauhan is the proud owner of the world’s longest moustache - at an astonishing 14 feet long. Chauhan, 58, who hails from the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan state, says his whiskers are his […]

By fstimes On 9 Aug, 2013 At 12:24 PM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

Harare THE oldest person who voted in Zimbabwe’s July 31 poll is 135 years old and still serves in the Zimbabwe National Army, zimelections13.com has claimed in a tweet. “The oldest person who voted in Zimbabwe’s July 31 poll is 135 years old and still serves in the Zimbabwe National Army,” it tweeted. The allegation […]

By fstimes On 9 Aug, 2013 At 12:24 PM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

AN Australian man who achieved worldwide fame by teaching his pet mice to surf has now trained them to ride skateboards. Shane Willmott has built a mouse-sized skate park in the backyard of his Gold Coast home where his mice “drop the vert ramp” and get airborne on mouse-sized toy skateboards. The furry daredevils even […]

By fstimes On 9 Aug, 2013 At 12:32 PM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

Taipei   THE smellier, the better. That’s the rule in Taiwan for stinky tofu, a popular fermented snack that assaults the nose but pleases the palate. The scent, a cross between burning garbage and body odour, wafts through the narrow alleys of street markets on the East Asian island, overwhelming the tang of fruit stalls […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 08:20 AM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

A COUPLE who found love beneath the Golden Arches have toasted their wedding with milkshakes and Coke in a fast-food feast at McDonald’s. The Mirror reports that Steven and Emily Asher paid about R2 255 to feed 33 guests at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway restaurant. On the “the happiest day of our lives”they arrived in a […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 08:24 AM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

A MAN who trained as a breast feeding therapist says he may have picked the wrong career — because suspicious husbands refuse to let him massage their wives’ chests. Yang Jun, 29, from Puyang, Henan province, central China, is one of only three male experts in the whole country providing the service. But despite graduating […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 08:38 AM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

AUSTRALIAN Feliks Zemdegs has been crowned 2013’s Rubik’s Cube World Champion during a tense three-day event that attracted 575 competitors from 37 countries. At the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas some of the world’s fastest Rubik’s Cube solvers competed in more than 15 classic and non-traditional official cubing events. Zemdegs, 17, scored a […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 08:54 AM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

A SUSSEX woman went from frumpy to yummy mummy after dramatically transforming her body for a beauty contest. Lucy Doyle, 31, ditched junk food to drop five stone before taking to the stage in front of hundreds of people wearing just a bikini for Miss Galaxy Universe. And judges were so impressed with her fantastic […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 08:05 AM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

AN armed robber has been arrested in Indonesia after he stopped mid-raid to take care of a crying baby. Kojek Mista and four accomplices, armed with swords, guns and knives, broke into a house in Tangarang, near Jakarta, after scaling a wall. They rounded up all of the adult occupants who were awake and tied […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 08:15 AM | Categorized As Wierd World | With 0 Comments

A TEAM of scientists in China have grown teeth using stem cells from human urine. The study showed that urine could be used as a source of stem cells that in turn could be grown into tiny tooth-like structures. Researchers are looking for ways of growing new teeth to replace those lost with age and […]