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Electric storm at 30,000ft: Airplane passenger captures astounding pyrotechnics (PHOTO, VIDEOS)

Alabama was subjected to hurricane-force winds and tornados as an extremely powerful weather system descended on the state. One resident managed to capture some spectacular atmospheric pyrotechnics through her plane window. Martha Hart Mulligan was traveling home from North Carolina on Monday as the tempest hit. The pilot of American Airlines pilot flight 5566 reportedly took the long way around ...

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‘Pornographic Pub Crawl’: Briton given 1yr suspended sentence in Cambodia (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

A British man has been given a one-year suspended prison sentence in Cambodia for using “pornographic” photos to promote a party. Daniel Jones was one of ten foreigners arrested in Siem Reap on January 25. The 31-year old was arrested in a police raid during a pub crawl and pool party, after photographs were allegedly shared showing people engaging in ...

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Sinkhole v SUV: Dramatic battle ends with crane intervention (VIDEO, PHOTO)

An unsuspecting SUV owner was left with that sinking feeling after finding their vehicle had been swallowed up by a three-meter wide chasm in Rome. There has been an increase in such incidents in recent months. Members of Rome’s fire department were dispatched to the Gianicolense ring road Monday night to prise the car out of the depths using a ...

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'Meet you at the polling station!’ Politician’s wife hopes to raise turnout with racy photo

A risqué image of a regional deputy’s wife surrounded by unclothed models is the latest stunt to encourage Russians to vote in the presidential election on Sunday. In the picture, which has attracted national media attention, Yulia Dyatlova stands surrounded by eight long-legged young women, apparently nude, save for a banner proclaiming “We are going to the elections!” With the ...

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50 shades of Greitens? Missouri governor indicted over naked bondage photo

Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri has been indicted on a felony charge of invasion of privacy, over the alleged blackmail of his mistress in a nude bondage photo. He is said to be out of custody on a personal recognizance bond. The charges stem from an affair Greitens had with his hairdresser in 2015, while his wife was either pregnant ...

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Space photo highlights ‘catastrophic’ shrinking of Aral Sea

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov has reminded his Instagram followers of the “catastrophic” desiccation of the Aral Sea, posting a space photo of what was one of the four largest lakes in the world just 50 years ago. Shkaplerov, who is currently serving as a flight engineer on the International Space Station, posted the image on his Instagram page. “Currently the ...

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Russian warship catches fire in Far East port (PHOTO, VIDEO)

A Russian Navy destroyer has caught fire in the port of the Russian Far Eastern city of Vladivostok. Images of the vessel shared on social media show clouds of smoke spewing from the ship’s deck structures. The Marshal Shaposhnikov, a destroyer from the Russian Pacific Fleet, caught fire on Friday morning while anchored in Vladivostok. Eleven fire trucks and 48 ...

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‘It worked’: Indian farmer posts porn star’s photo to ‘ward off evil eye’

An Indian farmer erected a large poster of actress Sunny Leone to keep his crops safe from the “evil eye” of fellow villagers. The unusual version of a scarecrow did the trick, he claims. A Chenchu Reddy, 45, has a large vegetable crop in Banda Kindi Palle, a village in India’s Nellore district in the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh. ...

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Stunning photo captures single atom trapped in magnetic field

An incredible award-winning photo reveals what a lone atom trapped in a magnetic field would look like to the naked eye. ‘Single Atom in an Ion Trap’ was taken by David Nadlinger, from the University of Oxford through a window of a ultra-high vacuum chamber that houses the ion trap. The striking image was awarded the overall prize in a ...

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SpaceX engineer once featured in ‘nerd party’ meme (PHOTO)

The world watched in awe Tuesday as SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket, but little did we know that one of the engineers responsible for the operation is actually a meme superstar. Tomasz Czajka, a Polish flight software engineer at SpaceX since 2014, having previously worked at Google has carved out a highly prestigious career for himself. However, Czajka shot ...

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