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‘Frog ladders’ help critters escape death-trap drains

13 days ago
WARWICK: A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death. The Warwickshire Amphibian and Reptile Team — the memorably acronymed WART — hopes…

Donkey punished for crashing into car in Pakpattan

14 days ago
PAKPATTAN: Police on Tuesday arrested a donkey for reportedly running into a car in Punjab's  Pakpattan district, ARY News reported. As per details, the donkey ran into the car, partially damaging it. Subsequently, the police took the…

Ugandan president under fire for saying men shouldn’t cook

14 days ago
KAMPALA: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni came under fire for saying he had not stepped into the kitchen since he got married, and that it was not a man's role to cook. "The head of the home never goes into the kitchen. It is now 45…

Trump tweets himself as star of own Iran sanctions movie

17 days ago
"Game of Thrones" fans are primed for the final season, but starring Donald Trump? Well not quite, though the president had a laugh at Iran's expense Friday by posing in a GoT-style picture. "SANCTIONS ARE COMING," reads the mock movie…

FREE vomit bag for every guest at the Disgusting Food Museum

17 days ago
SWEDEN: The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It’s the worst. Or so says the…

Traffic jam saves man’s life in Indonesian plane crash

21 days ago
JAKARTA: An Indone­sian man described how Jakarta’s notorious traffic inadvertently saved his life after he arrived too late to catch the doomed Lion Air plane which plunged into the sea minutes after taking off on Monday. Sony Setiawan,…

Chinese martial artists take the bull by the horns

22 days ago
When 21-year-old Chinese martial artist Li Zhen first stepped into the ring to wrestle an adult bull he was naturally intimidated. "I was pretty scared. It's a bull, after all," he said. He risked having a leg snapped under the…