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Uber driver’s amusing guide to getting a five-star review

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‘Don’t ask me to “drive it like I stole it”’, ‘if you wouldn’t say it to your mother… don’t say it to me’ and ‘don’t stare me down in the rearview mirror’. An Uber driver in the New York area has provided her passengers with a 10-point tongue-in-cheek guide to receiving a five-star rider rating, Read More

Airbus A30lands in high winds at Dusseldorf airport

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This is the terrifying moment a huge Airbus A380 struggled to land during a powerful storm in Germany. The 500-seat Emirates plane, the largest commercial passenger aircraft in the world, was filmed struggling as it came into land at Düsseldorf airport on Thursday. While the aircraft’s descent is relatively calm, the problems begin when the Read More

Inventive lamb in NZ used a cat flap to get into a house

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A clever lamb from a New Zealand dairy farm was worked out how to move into the house It is a well-known fact that in New Zealand, sheep outnumber people by a ratio of seven to one.  Less well-known, however, is the fact that scientists at the University of Cambridge found in the lambs can have Read More

Anastasia Fai’s dog eats her Valentino stilettos 

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A fashion lover was less than impressed when her taste in shoes rubbed off on her dog – who developed an appetite for her favourite £670 (AUS$1200) Valentino’s. The eight-month-old Shiba Inu puppy called Toko was left alone briefly with owner Anastasia Fai’s Rockstud court shoes at their home in Melbourne when the puppy devoured Read More

New book Climbing Beyond reveals jaw-dropping climbs

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If you’ve got a fear of heights, then look away now. Two daredevil climbers have revealed some of the world’s most extreme climbing spots, from craggy coastlines in France to daunting 3,211 foot-high waterfalls in Venezuela. The North Face ambassadors James Pearson, who grew up in England’s Peak District, and Caroline Ciavaldini, from La Reunion Read More

Video offers sex and drug holiday on Colombian island

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A brazen video offers a sex and drugs holiday on a Colombian island with prostitutes provided. The erotic video from the Good Girls Company explicitly advertises the trip from 24th to 27th November as a ‘sex island experience’. It starts by advertising the holiday’s more prosaic benefits such as airport transfers being included. Raunchy: The Read More

Draconid meteor shower to light up the skies this weekend 

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An exciting meteor shower is set to peak this weekend giving stargazers a chance to glimpse hoards of shooting stars racing across the sky at once. The Draconid meteor shower, sometimes referred to as the Giacobinids, is one of two meteor showers that grace the skies in October every year. Viewers in Northern America, Europe Read More

Thousands of sharks have died in the San Francisco Bay

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Thousands of leopard sharks and other marine life including rays, striped bass and smooth-hound sharks have been dying in the San Francisco Bay.  Researchers say that the deaths may be due to a parasite that enters via the nose and eats the brain slowly.  While the parasite is deadly to sharks and other marine animals, Read More

One woman’s gaffes that ruined her holiday in Rome

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Some people leave their holiday experiences to fate. But, for Michigan-born Stephanie Edri, that’s a recipe for disaster – as she learned first-hand with a number of innocent, but costly, mistakes during a trip to Rome. There, in the Italian capital, she suffered everything from fashion disasters to an Airbnb horror. Yet, determined to use Read More