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Insect 3D glasses and the discounted meat brawl

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 Full body suit craze sweeping Japan

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There are around 3000 Zentais in Tokyo. Photo: ABC

The practice of Zentai, or dressing up in full body lycra suits part time, is becoming popular in Japan as residents seek to escape the strains of life. Japanese culture favours conformity over individuality, so the anonymity of the craze allows practicers to be themselves without fear of being recognised by family, friends and coworkers. Read more


Man orders Kindle, receives packaged human tumour

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The man doesn’t need this for a good story. Photo: Getty

A British man says he got “quite a shock” when he opened his FedEx package to find a box containing human samples. The box was intended for a local hospital, but the packages had similar order numbers and were accidentally swapped. The hospital soon received their tumour, and the man eventually got his Kindle. Read more


Lunch lady fired for giving hungry student free meal

There really is no such thing as a free lunch. Photo: Getty
Turns out there really is no such thing as a free lunch. Photo: Getty

A food service worker in the US has been sacked after offering a free meal to a student who had no money. Dalene Bowden was terminated shortly after the good deed, despite offering to pay the US$1.70 for the meal. Read more


Scientists put 3D glasses on praying mantises

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Coming to an IMAX cinema near you. Photo: Twitter

Researchers have created tiny old-fashioned 3D glasses and stuck them to praying mantises in an effort to prove invertebrates have stereoscopic vision. Each pray mantis had a blue lens and a green lens individually placed in front of their eyes and were shown two different clips of prey, one in 2D and one in 3D. Read more


Deli brawl for discounted meat ends in injury

What would you do for discounted meat? Photo: Getty
What would you do for discounted meat? Photo: Getty

A scrum for discounted meat in the UK has not ended well after a man walked away from the bargain battle with a torn ligament. Oliver Sanders, 31, was forced to travel to the hospital after being crushed against a fridge by a mob of restless shoppers. Read more

 

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