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Chinese baby is born with 15 fingers, 16 toes — but no thumbs

It's a condition that is rare but there is surgery to solve the problem of having extra digits. A baby in China has a lot of extra digits, 11 of them in fact, and yet neither of the infant's palms has a thumb.

Vibrator company in hot water over data sharing

A smart vibrator is set to be the subject of a new court case. A woman has brought a law suit against the manufacturer of a sex toy, claiming that the company has stolen personal data without her consent.

Calgary man climbs 26-storey crane locks himself in cab

It took a lot of effort and police do not know why he did it, but a man in Calgary climbed all the way up a 26-storey construction crane — and locked himself in the cab. It's unknown if it was a stunt or an unusual way of applying for a job.

Connection 'proven' between drinking and sociability

A new research study from Switzerland has confirmed what most people knew already, that drinking beer makes people more sociable in the company of others.

Desperate writer runs in burning house, saves unpublished novels

Writing a novel is a labor of love that takes a huge commitment so anyone who's ever tried knows why Gideon Hodge did what he did. Hodge's house caught fire and was ablaze, but after rushing to the scene he did the unthinkable — he ran inside.

In effort to fight public 'pee-ers' new coating sprays urine back

People urinating on public buildings - let's be honest, it's almost always men — are leaving behind more than their urine. That's unpleasant enough but there's also the issue of smell. Well, there may be something to be done about it.

Over a dozen pythons (yes, snakes!) on the loose in Georgia town

If you do not like snakes, in particular large ones that you come upon unawares, then there's a town in the U.S. state of Georgia you might want to avoid. That's because there are 14 such reptiles on the loose there — somewhere.

Space rock named after Freddie Mercury

The late lead singer of the rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury, has had an asteroid name in his honor. Mercury posthumously joins fellow Queen member Brian May with a space rock naming.

FBI: Man robbed bank so he wouldn't have to live with wife

Kansas City - According to authorities, a 70-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man decided to rob a bank in order to go to jail. He decided being incarcerated was better than having to live with his wife. He managed to accomplish his goal.

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