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Almost Half of Japanese Single Adults Under 35 Are Virgins Now

Japan is dealing with a shrinking population — Japan’s fertility rate is 1.4, one of the lowest in the world. One of problems behind the shrinking numbers was recently…

Reindeer

322 Reindeer Killed by Lightning

“It is very unusual. I’ve heard of cattle having been killed by lightning, but not in such huge numbers,” said Knut Nylend, a warden at the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (SNO) who…

11 Bomb Attacks and Arsons in Thailand

Between Thursday Afternoon and Friday morning, bombs exploded and buildings were set on fire in several cities in Thailand, including Trang, Hua Hin and Phuket. Rumors are swirling in…

Breivik Trial Judge Dropped

The state’s appeal of the ruling in favor of Norwegian political mass killer Anders Breivik has undergone a change in judges. Justice Ellen Mo was set to preside over…

Thailand Telecom Regulator Approves Plan to Track Tourists With Phone Tech

Thailand has been considering tracking tourists with phone technology, and now plans have been approved by the nation’s telecom regulator. The purpose of the move is to catch…

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Alcohol Sales Before Vote Punishable Offence as Thai Referendum Draws Near

Starting Saturday evening, no alcohol can legally be sold in Thailand, in accordance with the country’s new Referendum Act. Polling will take place on Sunday, and the act…

Trucker found love by texting number scrawled on toilet wall offering a ‘good sh-g’

Now, Donna Roberts usually tells friends her husband originally texted her by mistake, but the parents of two kids actually met when Mark Ellis found Donna’s phone number…

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Music for Melting Icebergs : Pianist Ludovico Einaudi Performing on the Arctic Ocean

60 year-old Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performed his composition “Elegy for the Arctic” last Friday in the Svalbard islands in Norway facing sub-zero temperatures. A grand…

Islamic Violence Kills 1,508 In First Month Of 2016

In the first month of 2016, Islamic attacks in 23 countries took the lives of at least 1,508 people and injured 1,714 others, according to Islamic violence watch…

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Iceland’s Pirate Party Increases Election Poll Lead

This article has moved to our new website: Iceland’s Pirate Party Increases Election Poll Lead   Thousands Protest for Spanish Unity As many as 950,000 people have descended upon…

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Islamic Extremists Killed 27,000 People In 52 Countries In 2015

In the previous year, Islamic violence took the lives of over 27,000 people and critically injured another 26,000, according to an extremism watch organization that tracks Islamic attacks. 2015’s attacks took…

Bangkok Police

Bangkok Police’s New Year’s Gift: Traffic Fines Reduced To 100 Baht

Bangkok Metropolitan Police have announced a “New Years Gift” to the city: traffic tickets will be reduced to just 100 baht starting today. The gift has a serious…

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