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Brazilian Bodybuilder Grows 29-Inch Fake Biceps

Fake Biceps

Brazilian bodybuilder Arlindo de Souza has grown 29in biceps – the biggest in Brazil – after injecting the filler into his body, where it causes appearance of swollen muscles. But even he admits it can cause dangerous infections. Some users have had their arms amputated. Others have died.

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Giant Poster of Girl Aims To Make Remote Aircraft Operators Think Before They Bomb

Giant Poster of Girl  Aims To Make Remote Aircraft Operators Think Before They Bomb

A giant poster of a girl, specially designed to be captured by satellites, was set up in a village in the northwest of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region, which is close to the border with Afghanistan to draw the attention to the pilot-less aircraft attacks killing innocent people including children.

Amnesty International suggest 900 people have been killed by strikes in Pakistan since 2004, including 330 children. A representative for the group behind the project said: ‘Although there is awareness for drone attacks, it’s rarely humanized.’

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Five Men On An Electric Bicycle

Five men on electric bicycle

Five men spotted in Hunan Province in Changde, China sitting on an electric bicycle. Its definitely weird and funny but it is for real.

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Norway’s Storseisundet Bridge: The Road To Nowhere

Storseisundet Bridg

Situated on the west coast of Norway on the Atlantic Road, the Storseisundet Bridge is so dramatically shaped it has featured in television adverts. The bridge makes a sharp bend as it jumps over a number of small islands and waterways.

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Unusual Idea To Deal with Shortsighted Students

Unusual Idea To Deal with Shortsighted Students

Elementary schools in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province, have devised an unusual idea to deal with a rising number of shortsighted students. Bars similar to those installed on fairground rides have been fixed to pupils’ desks to prevent them squinting too closely at their work.

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Sand Sculpture on World Water Day by Sudarshan Pattnaik

Water Day Sand Sculpture by Sudarshan Pattnaik

Visitors are seen near a sand sculpture created by sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik on the eve of World Water Day, at the Bay of Bengal’s eastern coast beach at Puri, some 65 kms from Bhubaneswar, India.

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Rare Half Green & Half Red Apple Found in Kingston

Half Green & Half Red Apple Found in Kingston

When Mel Staples asked her eight-year-old son to pick apples from a tree on their property she was baffled at the small harvest he returned with. The apple was grown on Ms Staples’ property in Kingston, southern Tasmania, and after posting the photo to social media she says her friends simply couldn’t believe it.

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