The scariest real ghost stories of 2019

Nobody can validate the existence of ghosts, but this year, the internet’s creepiest sightings have defied reason — from spirit children and demonic energy to homes that go bump in the night.

Paris zoo unveils unusual organism with 720 sexes, can heal itself

It is bright yellow, can creep along at a speed of up to 4 centimeters (1.6 inches) per hour, can solve problems even though it doesn't have a brain and can heal itself if it is cut in two.

DFID funds programme on Children’s Harmful Work in African Agriculture

Identifying and reducing harmful children’s work in African agricultural is the purpose of a new project led by the Institute of Development Studies and partners, announced today.  

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Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' found in secret room after 9 years

A family who spent nine years on a farm "waiting for the end of time" have been discovered by police in the Netherlands after one of them turned up at a local pub, reports say.

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Italian Town bans Google Maps use after too many tourists get stranded

​​​​​​​Baunei, an idyllic mountain village on the Italian island of Sardinia, has launched an appeal to visitors asking them to stop relying on the directions of Google Maps when driving around the area.

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Mourners crack up as 'dead' man screams "Let me out!" of coffin

Loved ones at an Irish funeral for Defence Forces Veteran Shay Bradley were shocked when they heard the voice of their late friend calling out from his coffin.

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$3,000 Nike sneakers injected with “holy water” sell out in minutes

​​​​​​​A limited edition Nike Air Max 97 sneaker with its transparent sole filled with “holy water” from the Jordan River sold out within minutes of its official release, despite a prohibitive price tag of $3,000 per pair.

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Man steals 159 bicycle seats because someone stole his

​​​​​​​A 61-year-old man from Tokyo’s Ota Ward was recently arrested by Japanese police for allegedly stealing no less than 159 bicycle seats, as a bizarre way of taking revenge for having his own seat stolen last year.

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Lightning 'strikes man to death' at Asokwa

A 30-year-old man has been allegedly struck to death by lightening at Sewia Junction in the Ashanti Region.

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Dog with human-like eyes and smile takes internet by storm

Nori, an adorable Aussiepoo mix from Seattle has become an internet sensation thanks to his expressive eyes and cute smile, which many have described as eerily human-like.

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Exhausted cat needs glucose drip to recover after mating with at least 5 females in one night

A male cat who was left to roam freely in a pet hotel in Sichuan, China, ended up needing a glucose drip to recover after mating with at least five female cats in just a few hours.

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Swiss cinema swaps out seats for double beds

A cinema in Switzerland is blurring the line between at-home comfort and a night out at the theatre with the introduction of a new auditorium equipped with beds instead of seats.

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7-year-old girl allegedly reaches puberty by sleeping with the lights on for years

Chinese media recently reported the unusual case of a girl who reached puberty at age seven, presumably because of sleeping with the lights on every night for the last three years.

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