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5-foot Monitor lizard wanders California neighbourhood

RIVERSIDE (California) – ANIMAL services officers often get calls reporting ‘huge,’ monstrous reptiles, only to arrive and find an itty-bitty garden snake. The 5-foot (1.52 m) Monitor lizard wandering around a condo complex in the city of Riverside was way bigger than animal control officer Jenny Selter could have imagined. ‘She said she saw it …

Man travels the world with his six sex dolls

A MAN has spent more than US$26,000 (S$33,280) to travel across England and America with his six sex dolls. Dave Hockey, 57, has travelled with his girlfriends to Stonehenge, the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls. Mr Hockey, who is married and from Nova Scotia, Canada, flew ‘Realdoll’ Bianca and ‘Teddy Babe Deluxe’ Carey to Britain …

What is McDonald doing to curb growing costs? Price Increase!

LOS ANGELES – MCDONALD’S Corp plans to raise prices this year to help offset an expected rise in its grocery bill for the 10 commodities that account for around 75 per cent of its food preparation costs. Food prices are rising around the globe and the comments from the world’s biggest restaurant chain overshadowed weaker-than-expected …

Oxygen masks deployed in Qantas mid-air scare

January 25, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Aviation, News and Society, Society, Vehicles

AUSTRALIA’S The Age newspaper reported that a Qantas airliner carrying 99 passengers from Adelaide to Melbourne was forced rapidly to descend 26,000 feet after a sudden cabin depressurisation on Tuesday morning. Oxygen masks dropped from the overhead consoles on the Boeing 737-400 as the pilots of flight QF670 announced that they would have to make …

English commentators embroiled in sexism row

January 25, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Crime, Football, News and Society, Recreation & Sports, Soccer, Society

LONDON – TWO of Britain’s leading football commentators were reprimanded by their TV network and taken off the air on Monday after making sexist remarks off-microphone about two female match officials and West Ham executive Karren Brady. Andy Gray and Richard Keys came under fire from all angles on Monday for their derogatory comments about …

What is the context between social networking and sex?

NEW YORK – NEARLY four out of five women and three of five men say they believe texting, Facebook and other social networking tools cause new couples to jump into bed faster, a survey released by Shape and Men’s Fitness magazines on Monday showed. Smart phones and laptops are the new toys that lead to …

What is Jet Li’s nationality now?

January 25, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Arts & Entertainment, News and Society

CHINESE kungfu superstar Jet Li publicly confirmed on Tuesday that he had become a Singaporean citizen, saying he wanted his children to receive a bilingual education in the city-state. Li – whose film accolades include Hollywood blockbusters The Expendables and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor – said his decision was also influenced by …

What is the Toyota sales volume for 2010?

TOKYO – TOYOTA sold 8.42 million vehicles globally in 2010, remaining the world’s top automaker for the third year straight despite recall woes in the key North American market. General Motors also released a new tally Monday for its global 2010 sales, at 8.39 million vehicles, slightly fewer than Toyota’s number. Toyota’s global sales, including …

What is the North Korean regime’s latest doing?

SEOUL – NORTH Korea this month publicly executed two of its citizens for handling propaganda leaflets floated across the border by South Korean groups, one of the activists said on Monday. An army officer who pocketed dollar bills enclosed with the leaflets was shot along with a 45-year-old woman who concealed one of the flyers, …

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