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Cat-scented fabric spray and the real-life castaway

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Man tries to hide away in a manger after crashing his car

The driver tried to hide in this nativity scene. He was clearly not a wise man. Photo: Twitter
The driver tried to hide in this nativity scene. He was clearly not a wise man. Photo: Twitter

A suspected drunk driver has caused a lot of puns on social media after crashing his car and attempting to escape the local police in England by hiding in the hay of a nearby nativity scene. He was quickly found and arrested, and police were quick to make light of his hiding spot on Twitter. Read more


Eau de cat’s forehead on sale in Japan

For when you really want to commit to the crazy cat lady vibe. Photo: Getty
For when you really want to commit to the crazy cat lady vibe. Photo: Getty

A Japanese website has created a fabric spray inspired by the scent of cat’s foreheads. The creators worked with a perfumery to create the product, designed to freshen up sheets and fabric with the alluring smell of concentrated moggie. Experts spent four months sniffing cats’ heads to perfect the scent. Read more


US town rejects ‘sun sucking’ solar panels

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Members of the area were fearful of the development. Photo: Getty

In a scene more suited to sitcom Parks and Recreation than real life, a town in North Carolina has blocked a proposal to build a solar farm because residents are concerned it would suck all the energy out of the sun. Locals also believed the farm would discourage business in the town, prevent plants from photosynthesising and even cause cancer. Read more


Businesses shut workers inside coffins

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The company hopes the procedure will improve workers’ mental health. Photo: Getty

Firms in South Korea are addressing the nations high suicide rate in the most drastic way possible – by making staff stage their own death. Employees have been asked to sign mock wills and write final letters to their families before shutting themselves in a coffin for ten minutes and going through the motions of their own death. Read more


Castaway sued for cannibalism

If only he had Wilson to keep him company.
If only he had Wilson to keep him company.

A Salvadoran fisherman is being sued for cannibalism after surviving 438 days lost at sue and allegedly eating his shipmate to stay alive. The family of the deceased is seeking damages of $1 million. Read more

 

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