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Chinese Airline Demands Odor Free Pilots, Sniffs Armpits at Job Interviews

A pilot should have good vision and fast reflexes, that much is a given. But Hainan Airlines has an additional requirement for its pilots, which is a bit harder to explain...

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Twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Are Born to a Woman in Kenya

Thanks to his Kenyan ancestry, it stands to reason there are a lot of little Barack Obamas running around Kenya at the moment—and now there will also be at least one Mitt Romney.

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Category: Weird News, World News
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Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Will Be Here Soon

Everything awesome usually debuts in Europe first (except for football, Buffalo wings and Kate Upton). The latest innovation that Europeans will have long before Americans: glow-in-the-dark roads, which will debut in The Netherlands in mid-2013.

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Shocking Crash Caught On Camera

Up close and personal with one nasty car crash!

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New ‘Green’ Jeans Said to Remove Harmful Emissions From the Air

A chemist and a fashion designer have collaborated to create jeans that they say will remove harmful emissions from the air just by wearing them around.

Tony Ryan, a chemist at Sheffield University in England and Professor Helen Storey of the London College of Fashion are the two behind the 'green' jeans and, according to the Daily Mail, here is

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Category: Lifestyle, World News
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Just About All Homemade Pornography Ends Up on the Internet

If you snap a racy picture, or shoot a dirty video and store it on your computer, you should probably be prepared to see your homemade pornography somewhere on the Internet.

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Category: Weird News, World News
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What Are the Most Educated Countries in the World?

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its Education at a Glance 2012 report, and two of its conclusions jumped out at us: 1) countries that spend more on education tend to have more highly educated populations, and 2) the more educated you are, the more likely you are to be employed.

While that may not sound too surprising, it’s an important reminder of just how valuable education is in the current globalized economy—especially following a calamity like the 2008 financial collapse and subsequent recession that America is still ever-so-slowly recovering from.

Taken as a whole, the report is a good indicator of which countries are the most educated, and, helpfully, the OECD showed us how they made those determinations.

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Category: Education, World News
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Riot at iPhone Manufacturing Plant: 2,000 Workers Rumble in China

A super-bout of fisticuffs among more than 2,000 employees broke out Sunday night at an iPhone-manufacturing plant in China, sending 40 people to the hospital. But don't worry: it won't affect shipping dates. (We think.)

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