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by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 30 2009

A passerby pushed a man, who was threatening to commit suicide, off Haizhu Bridge in Guangzhou, China.

The 66-year-old passerby, Lai Jiansheng, told China Daily that "I pushed him off because jumpers... are very selfish. Their action violates a lot of public interests."

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 23 2009

International Talk Like a Pirate Day was celebrated last week, as it has every September 19 for the last decade.

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 16 2009

Be careful how you celebrate Hallowe'en this year, particularly if you're spending the holiday in Fiji.

by Anonymous on Sunday Sep 13 2009

Two Internet bloggers from Azerbaijan could be getting up to five years in prison after posting a video of a donkey giving a press conference on YouTube, a free video sharing website.

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

In Wamsutter, Wyoming, U.S., a fire crew was trying to put out a fire of a wine truck on a highway when they received an unexpected surprise.

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 02 2009

Police officers in Richmond in south-west London, England are removing valuable items like handbags and laptops from unlocked ve

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 02 2009

Police officers in Richmond in south-west London, England are removing valuable items like handbags and laptops from unlocked ve

by Anonymous on Wednesday Aug 26 2009

The Greater Manchester town of Rochdale has begun setting up decorations for a number of festivities, including Eid, a Muslim holiday. However, there's a twist—in order to save money, the town is also erecting Christmas decorations early.

by Anonymous on Wednesday Aug 19 2009

Environmentalists in Brazil are urging the country's residents to urinate in the shower while washing themselves, to help conserve water and save the rainforest.

by The Real News Network on Wednesday Aug 12 2009

Boycotted by activists, the Israeli company AHAVA is backed by one of Israel's most powerful families.

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