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Japan opens life-sized Godzilla park where you can ZIP-LINE into the King of the Monster’s MOUTH

Fortunately, visitors won’t have to deal with the creature’s dreaded atomic breath. If you’ve ever dreamed of flying directly into the mouth of the much-beloved King of the Monsters, Godzilla,…

Why cleaner air may be bad for your sourdough bread

Chicago: Less acid rain is good for the environment but potentially bad for bread, cereals and pasta. A decline in U.S. power plant emissions over the last 30 years means…

Argentine paralympic swimmer builds pool with plastic bag

BUENOS AIRES – Sebastián Galleguillo, 18, an Argentine paralympic swimmer, has found an unusual way to train during an almost four-month lockdown in and around capital Buenos Aires due to…

Belgians holiday in trees as Covid-19 prompts staycations

Borgloon, Belgium: Rather than take a summer holiday abroad during the coronavirus pandemic, some Belgians are trying a novel camping experience at home, spending a night in a teardrop-shaped tent…

Thai monkey trainer rejects PETA claims on coconut harvesting

Bangkok: A monkey trainer in southern Thailand said very few monkeys are involved in harvesting coconuts for export and there was no abuse at his centre, disputing an activist report…

Husband punches shark to save wife in Australian shark attack

A man jumped onto a great white shark and punched it to save his wife when it attacked her on Saturday at a beach in Port Macquarie in the Australian…

UAE teacher has live worms extracted from liver

Fujairah: A 49-year-old teacher in Fujairah had quite a shock after doctors removed a cyst in her liver which was infested with live worms. Christy Bai Gnanamai Parimala had been…

‘A good day’: Giant panda’s pregnancy brings cheer to U.S. National Zoo

Animal lovers rejoice: Mei Xiang, a 22-year-old giant panda at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. will give birth in a matter of days, according to zoo officials, in what…

Singing is no more of a Covid-19 risk than talking but volume matters, UK study finds

London: Singing is no more risky than speaking when it comes to the possibility of spreading the new coronavirus, British scientists said on Thursday, adding that volume is the most…

Scientists peer inside ancient Egyptian cat, snake and bird mummies

Washington: Scientists are gaining new insight into the ancient Egyptian practise of mummifying animals, using high-resolution 3D scans to peer inside mummies of a cat, a bird and a snake…