China agonizes over leg-stretching-by-rack surgery

China agonizes over leg-stretching-by-rack surgery
BEIJING (Reuters) – China has warned image-conscious citizens against using the rack to lengthen their legs after several such operations went badly wrong, Xinhua news agency said.

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Cockroach-eating contest bugs animal group
TORONTO (Reuters) – An animal rights group called Tuesday for a North American theme park operator to cancel a competition in which people will try to break the world cockroach-eating record.

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Who couldn’t follow this trail?
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A man suspected of stealing a loaded beer truck was nabbed after a police dog followed a trail of beer and clothes to find him hiding on top of a porch, Edmonton police said Tuesday.

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For some men, sports pre-empts emergency room stop
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Not even a medical emergency can pull some men away from a television showing their favorite sports teams, a U.S. study has determined.

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Inventor’s bright idea for perfect boiled egg
LONDON (Reuters) – A British inventor says he has cracked the age-old riddle of how to boil the perfect egg — get rid of the water.

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Bahamas orders man lashed with cat-o’-nine-tails
NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct 10 (Reuters Life!) – A man convicted of trying to rape an 83-year-old woman was sentenced to eight lashes with a cat-o’-nine-tails, a punishment used by the British Navy in the 18th century and reinstated in the Bahamas 15 years ago.

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China agonizes over leg-stretching-by-rack surgery
BEIJING (Reuters) – China has warned image-conscious citizens against using the rack to lengthen their legs after several such operations went badly wrong, Xinhua news agency said.

[Lees verder]

Cockroach-eating contest bugs animal group
TORONTO (Reuters) – An animal rights group called Tuesday for a North American theme park operator to cancel a competition in which people will try to break the world cockroach-eating record.

[Lees verder]

Who couldn’t follow this trail?
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A man suspected of stealing a loaded beer truck was nabbed after a police dog followed a trail of beer and clothes to find him hiding on top of a porch, Edmonton police said Tuesday.

[Lees verder]

For some men, sports pre-empts emergency room stop
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Not even a medical emergency can pull some men away from a television showing their favorite sports teams, a U.S. study has determined.

[Lees verder]

Inventor’s bright idea for perfect boiled egg
LONDON (Reuters) – A British inventor says he has cracked the age-old riddle of how to boil the perfect egg — get rid of the water.

[Lees verder]

Bahamas orders man lashed with cat-o’-nine-tails
NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct 10 (Reuters Life!) – A man convicted of trying to rape an 83-year-old woman was sentenced to eight lashes with a cat-o’-nine-tails, a punishment used by the British Navy in the 18th century and reinstated in the Bahamas 15 years ago.

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