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All the funny, slightly off the beaten track type stories that would make you smile

Boring, USA forges links with Dull, Scotland

There's nothing boring about Boring, Oregon, especially when it comes to building bridges with the good folks of little Dull, Scotland. Boring, a rural suburb...

Nandos meets Santam’s challenge, and raises it

Nando's has responded to Santam's challenge and, proving they're not chicken, raised the bar by offering the Johannesburg Children's home more than just a...

Mind controlled robot to help paraplegics

A professor at a Swiss university has unveiled a robot that can be controlled by the brainwaves of a paraplegic person wearing an electrode-fitted...

Robben Island could go green

The SA National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) is looking at ways to "green" Robben Island in Cape Town and lessen its reliance on diesel,...

Gardener: “Malema owes me”

Embattled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema's gardener claims he has not been paid for two months, and he is owed R1200, according to...

KFC apologises for insensitive comment after Tsunami alert

KFC Thailand has issued an apology after Thai netizens criticized the company for a Facebook message that urged people to rush home during Wednesday's...

Lion was a Hyena

Lion on the loose near Ulundi Hyenas and not a lion are on the loose in Ulundi, Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife said yesterday. Spokesman Musa Mntambo said...

Australian Star Wars fan treks around the continent

People around the world like dressing up as the celluloid soldiers in the Star Wars series but only Jacob French has put on the...

US teen breaks up with her teacher after he’s arrested

A Northern California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together says she has broken off the...

Five charged after teen sells kidney for gadgets

Authorities have indicted five people in central China for involvement in illegal organ trading after a teenager sold one of his kidneys to buy...

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