OSLO: More than 100 reindeer have been mowed down by freight trains in northern Norway in recent days in what has been called a "bloodbath" during their winter migration, said the nation's public broadcaster. One train killed 65 deer on a track on Saturday while 41 died between Wednesday and Friday, NRK reported late Sunday. "I'm so angry that I'm dizzy," owner of the 65 dead reindeer, Ole Henrik Kappfjell, told NRK. "It's a senseless animal tragedy...a psychological nightmare," he added. Norway is home to…
ISHIKARI, Japan: A known pizza chain is testing an unusual mode of pizza delivery in solution to weather difficulties – and it’s delivery by reindeer. Domino's Japan announced it is currently testing out the possibility of using riderless reindeer to deliver pizzas in the snowy north of the country amid expectations of a particularly harsh winter. The company released pictures showing how the pizza warmers mounted to the reindeer's backs would work, as well as photos of reindeer training to be pizza-delivery deer on…
OSLO: More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in southern Norway, Norwegian officials said Monday, in the largest such incident known to date.
BOSTON: Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels, the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, and the reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were among the winners of this year's Ig Nobel prizes for comical scientific achievements.