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'Mobile-phone sidewalks' appear in China
Have you ever tried to take a stroll, only to find yourself bumping into people who are busy talking on their mobile phones? The Chinese city of Chongqing may have found the solution: walking lanes designed for people who walk-and-talk.

Girl disappointed that Obama wasn't Beyonce
An American schoolgirl last week expressed disappointment when a special guest to her school turned out to be U.S. President Barack Obama, not her favorite pop star Beyonce.

Think twice about 'comfort food'
If you crave chocolates or other sweets when you are stressed out, it may be time to rethink your eating habits. According to a new study, so-called comfort foods dont actually make us feel better.

Leaders condemn 'evil' IS beheading
World leaders have expressed anger after the Islamic State released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, with British Prime Minister David Cameron condemning the act as pure evil.

Seattle mother of four accused of raping man
A 26-year-old Seattle woman has been accused of raping a 31-year-old man after sneaking into his house last year, police said.

Plane passenger detained after creating 'Bomb on Board' WiFi name
A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight was detained last week at Seattle-Tacoma Airport after naming his WiFi hot spot Southwest - Bomb on Board, reports said.

Cheeky bear 'pole dances' on golf course
A baby bear interrupted a recent golf game in Canada by swinging on a flag pole.

China's human torpedo taunts Korean rival
Chinas swimming sensation Sun Yang taunted his Korean rival Park Tae-hwan in a video ad.

Nude photoshoot takes place in Taipei metro
A nude photo club has invaded another public location for its next photo shoot - metro carriages.

Gravedigger faces suspension from work after posing with corpse
A Spanish gravedigger has been suspended from his duties at a cemetery after taking a photo with a mans corpse and posting it on his social media, reports said Thursday.

Isis demands different acronym
A woman with the same name as the acronym for the infamous terrorist group, the Islamic State (ISIS), recently expressed her discomfort with recent news coverage.

Black-bun burger makes debut in Japan
In Japan, Burger King will launch a new sandwich this fall, the Daily Mail reported. The new burgers aim to catch the attention of customers not by emphasizing its delicious taste, but instead its unique black-colored bun.

Thieves attempt ATM theft with forklift
Thieves stole a forklift and used it in trying to steal a drive-through automatic teller maching (ATM) in Jacksonville, Florida, reports said Thursday.

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