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Cold War fun: Pilot reveals Soviet bomber crews asked US jets to barrel-roll & took pics (PHOTO)

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 11:08 An aviation blog has posted a photo of a US AF F-4 jet flying upside down as it intercepts a Soviet Tu-95 strategic bomber. The story behind it is one of how mid-air encounters now deemed “unsafe” were once regarded as professionals having a bit of fun. The picture was published by the popular ...

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Double-decker ‘autonomous’ train hits speeds of 200kph (PHOTO)

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 16:49 Switzerland’s national train operator has successfully tested the autonomous running of a locomotive capable of reaching speeds of up to 200kph (125mph). Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is exploring a new autopilot system in an effort to boost “capacity and safety.” Part of the company’s SmartRail 4.0 digitization of the current infrastructure, the upgrade allows ...

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Mass shooting scrawled on child’s homework leads to 33yo man’s arrest (PHOTO)

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 00:20 Edited time: 4 Dec, 2017 00:23 Florida sheriffs arrested a 33-year-old man on Friday after a “disturbing” drawing depicting a mass school shooting was found in an elementary school student’s homework. Teachers at a Port St. Joe Elementary School contacted authorities after discovering a picture on a student’s homework that depicted a burning school ...

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Hitler & 'Holocaust' banners unveiled at Sudanese football match (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 20:51 Sudanese football ultras unveiled a vile banner of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler before spelling out “Holocaust” at a recent match, using pyrotechnics to make the sick message visible. Supporters of Al-Hilal Club, who currently sit 2nd in the Sudan Premier League, unraveled the banner of Hitler’s image during a crunch home fixture against top ...

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Melania Trump’s Christmas ‘vision’ is more frightening than festive (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 09:52 Edited time: 28 Nov, 2017 09:52 The theme for the this year’s White House Christmas decor is supposed to be “time-honored traditions,” but looking at this picture, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s more “Grimms’ fairy tales.” An image tweeted by Stephanie Grisham, the Director of Communications for Melania Trump, cast the White House ...

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‘Bloodbath’: Freight trains mow down 106 reindeer in 4 days (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 13:28 More than 100 reindeer were killed by freight trains in Norway within four days in what locals are calling “a psychological nightmare”. The deer in the north of the country fell victim to the trains while undertaking their winter migration from mountainous regions towards the coast. A single train mowed down 65 of the ...

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‘No Chinese!’ Japanese cosmetics company apologizes for ‘racist’ sign (PHOTO)

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 16:47 Edited time: 26 Nov, 2017 16:48 Japan’s cosmetics giant Pola has apologized for an “inappropriate” poster, filmed hanging on one of its stores. The offending sign warned Chinese nationals not to enter the shop. The picture of the handwritten poster hanging on a door of a Pola cosmetics store emerged on Chinese social media ...

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Lost castle discovered submerged in giant Turkish lake (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 13:49 Landlocked by volcanic rock, Turkey’s Lake Van has captivated more imaginative locals with stories of a mythical monster lurking within. But now researchers have uncovered a more concrete reason for people to visit – a secret underwater castle. Essentially, Lake Van is to Turkey what Loch Ness is to Scotland. Stretching between the provinces ...

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‘Perfect gemstones’: Russia exhibits unique collection of 5 diamonds worth $10mn (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 03:58 Edited time: 16 Nov, 2017 03:59 A collection of five unique diamonds, cut in Russia from a single 179-carat crystal, has dazzled connoisseurs in New York. Priced at some $ 10 million, the set includes Russia’s most expensive and clearest stone ever produced. “These are perfect gemstones. Russia has never seen such a quality ...

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Tragic beauty: 30-ton humpback whale washes up on Rio beach (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 23:42 The body of a 30-ton humpback whale washed up on Rio de Janeiro’s Ipanema beach on Wednesday, causing a large crowd of sunbathers to gather and take pictures of the tragic creature. Weighing around 30 tons, the whale was discovered on a stretch of sand between Arpoador peninsula and Ipanema beach. Footage of the ...

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