Toilet paper drive-in set up by Dornburg store in response to coronavirus panic buying

Toilet paper drive-in set up by Dornburg store in response to coronavirus panic buying

A convenience store set up a drive-in toilet paper campaign in Dornburg, Hessen, on Wednesday in response to the increasing demand for the hygienic product amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Concert organ cheers up nursing home residents amid coronavirus lockdown

Concert organ cheers up nursing home residents amid coronavirus lockdown

In an effort to spread cheer during the coronavirus quarantine, a local organ company broke from its usual environs and made its way to the Caritas Senior and Care Center St. Willibald in Nuremberg. With Bavaria's folk festivals indefinitely suspe...
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Police use 'social distancing pliers' to detain coronavirus lockdown violators in Nepal

Police use 'social distancing pliers' to detain coronavirus lockdown violators in Nepal

Nepali police are using a special device in order to detain people who are defying the lockdown without risking catching COVID-19. The device consists of a clamp or pliers attached to a rod. It is normally used to fish dead bodies out of the water...
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Inflatable disinfection tunnels set up outside metro stations to curb COVID-19 spread

Inflatable disinfection tunnels set up outside metro stations to curb COVID-19 spread

Inflatable disinfection tunnels were set up outside a metro station in Escobedo, northeastern Mexico, on Tuesday, in order to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as people use public transport.
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German butchery's meat vending machine allows for 'contactless' shopping

German butchery's meat vending machine allows for 'contactless' shopping

Bungenberg butchery in the west German town of Zweifall got crafty with their 'Fleischautomat' (German: meat vending machine) to allow their costumers to continue enjoying fresh and cured meats without the risk of coronavirus infection due to huma...
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Handy robot dispenses sanitiser to stop coronavirus from spreading

Handy robot dispenses sanitiser to stop coronavirus from spreading

A robot dispenses hand sanitiser in Shanghai as part of the effort to minimise the spread of coronavirus.
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Pushy parent or just protective? Eight-year-old practises martial arts every day to learn how to fig

Pushy parent or just protective? Eight-year-old practises martial arts every day to learn how to fig

Sabella Caucci, an eight-year-old martial artist and the youngest person in the world to be a member of the Kai Sai Wing Chun International and the Chinese Boxing Institute International, was seen training with her father at her home in Boynton Be...
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Mountaineers self-isolate in treehouse to steer clear of coronavirus

Mountaineers self-isolate in treehouse to steer clear of coronavirus

A group of three friends in the Turkish province of Manisa, near Izmir, have taken to the mountains as a coronavirus precaution, building a treehouse and fully-functional camp out of recycled materials after it became clear that individuals would ...
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Chinese food delivery service offers anti-coronavirus 'eating shield' to diners

Chinese food delivery service offers anti-coronavirus 'eating shield' to diners

A food delivery platform in China is providing customers with eating shields, so returning workers are less likely to spread coronavirus during their lunch break.
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Jewish organisation delivers basic supplies to Poles who saved Jews during Holocaust amid COVID-19 i

Jewish organisation delivers basic supplies to Poles who saved Jews during Holocaust amid COVID-19 i

Jewish organisation 'From the Depths' has been delivering basic supplies to elderly residents of Warsaw who helped save the Jews during the Holocaust as a mark of gratitude amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rough sleepers adjust to life under COVID-19-enforced state of emergency

Rough sleepers adjust to life under COVID-19-enforced state of emergency

Homeless people on the streets of Madrid are adjusting to life under the state of emergency decreed by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. Defence Minister Margarita Robles has ordered increased efforts to help the homeless during the COVID-19 ...
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Italian priest holds mass in front of selfie printouts amid coronavirus lockdown

Italian priest holds mass in front of selfie printouts amid coronavirus lockdown

A priest in Italy has arranged his parishioners’ selfies in the pews of his church, so he can feel close to them while holding mass during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
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Supermarket offers 'senior hours' for elderly customers amid coronavirus outbreak

Supermarket offers 'senior hours' for elderly customers amid coronavirus outbreak

A supermarket in Cairo designated an hour in the morning when only elderly people are welcomed to shop safely during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Chinese father creates 'Death Stranding' suit to protect baby from coronavirus

Chinese father creates 'Death Stranding' suit to protect baby from coronavirus

A father from Shanghai designed a safety cabin to protect his child from coronavirus.
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Death-defying trial biking champ survives WWI bomb scare

Death-defying trial biking champ survives WWI bomb scare

You would have thought the most dangerous part of a pro trial biker's job would be falling off ledges, losing their balance or high-speed crashes. But as current champion in the Urban Cycling World Championship Sergi Llongueras explained, explodin...
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Roll with it - beating the coronavirus toilet roll shortage with bidets

Roll with it - beating the coronavirus toilet roll shortage with bidets

Bidet toilet attachments and spray sales have been booming in the United States, according to a San Francisco based bidet supplier on Wednesday, as concerned shoppers have been emptying toilet roll supplies amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Venice recovers from overtourism in unexpected silver lining of coronavirus lockdown

Venice recovers from overtourism in unexpected silver lining of coronavirus lockdown

Venice’s canals are recovering as an unexpected side effect of Italy’s coronavirus lockdown. Normally around 70,000 tourists would flock to the city in March, but instead the canals are getting some downtime.
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Across the US gun sales have soared amid coronavirus panic buying

Across the US gun sales have soared amid coronavirus panic buying

Dozens of people were seen lined up in front of one of the gun store in Pacifica, near San Francisco.
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Chinese hairdressers uses poles to keep distance with customers amid coronavirus

Chinese hairdressers uses poles to keep distance with customers amid coronavirus

A hair salon in Luzhou found an ingenious way of cutting and washing hair while still respecting coronavirus safety measures.
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Amateur stuntman zooms around in custom made body blading suit

Amateur stuntman zooms around in custom made body blading suit

Body blading amateur Wan Shengcheng likes to perform stunts with his custom-made roller suit. The suit cost over 7000 euros and can reach a speed of up to 120km/h.
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Horrifying Nazi photo album framed in human skin discovered

Horrifying Nazi photo album framed in human skin discovered

The Auschwitz Memorial Museum examined a Nazi photo frame made out of human skin in Oswiecim.
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Teenage skipping sensation smashes own world record

Teenage skipping sensation smashes own world record

18-year-old Cen Xiaolin is the world record holder for ‘most alternate step skips in 30 seconds’. Within those 30 seconds, Xiaolin managed to jump a mind-boggling 228 times. To stay on top he trains several hours a day.
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 'Things do seem to be improving' - Brit living in Wuhan

'Things do seem to be improving' - Brit living in Wuhan

A British man living in Wuhan is giving his account of how her perceives the situation in China in regards to coronavirus at the moment.
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Robo-dogs go mutts for weekly Aibo play dates at Tokyo cafe

Robo-dogs go mutts for weekly Aibo play dates at Tokyo cafe

Every Sunday robotic companion dogs and their owners meet up at a cafe in Tokyo. The robot dogs, called Aibos, have unique and innovative personalities, according to their creator Sony.
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Best son in the world? Eric the marathon machine pushes mum with MS along in wheelchair

Best son in the world? Eric the marathon machine pushes mum with MS along in wheelchair

Some sons go to great lengths to make their mothers happy, but maybe none more than Eric Domingo, a marathon runner from Barcelona. He pushes his mother who lives with multiple sclerosis along in her wheelchair when he goes out running. The pair r...
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Supermarket shelves empty out as essential supply limiting begins

Supermarket shelves empty out as essential supply limiting begins

Supermarket chain Tesco has begun limiting essential food and household item as coronavirus fears have prompted customers into panic buying.
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Loo-dicrous! English Arcade uses TOILET ROLLS for prizes amid coronavirus panic-buying

Loo-dicrous! English Arcade uses TOILET ROLLS for prizes amid coronavirus panic-buying

Owners of a small amusement arcade in the coastal town of Bridlington, East Yorkshire, decided to stock claw “grabber” machines with must-have sanitary products, such as toilet rolls, to spread some cheer and get people calm down, as supermarkets ...
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 PuEGGstravagance! Check out this ‘world record' bottle of CAVIAR-VODKA

PuEGGstravagance! Check out this ‘world record' bottle of CAVIAR-VODKA

Austrian vodka manufactures say they have made the largest caviar-vodka in the world. The six-litre-bottle contains 400 grams of fresh caviar and 43 percent alcohol.
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Kim Jong-Un doppelganger shocks tourists in city of Lost Wages

Kim Jong-Un doppelganger shocks tourists in city of Lost Wages

The Democratic caucus was marked by a very special visitor. An impersonator of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visited Las Vegas and took the opportunity to enjoy some gambling while discovering the strip with his rocket, and greeting curious visi...
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Russian families raise wild bears in their homes

Russian families raise wild bears in their homes

Vasily, Stepan and Semyon lives with their human parents. Their way of live has sparked some criticism, with activists saying that a wild animal should not be kept at home. But the owners say the bears have become family members and are well taken...
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Car-sized ancient armadillos found in Argentine riverbed

Car-sized ancient armadillos found in Argentine riverbed

A farmer has discovered four massive prehistoric armadillos in Argentina. The ‘glyptodonts’ are relatives of present-day armadillos and grew to the size of a Volkswagen Beetle.
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Unique clay pot lights up lives and brings energy to poor Lima neighbourhood

Unique clay pot lights up lives and brings energy to poor Lima neighbourhood

Hernan Asto Cabezas has created a clay pot that stores energy, to work as a light as well as allowing its user to charge two mobile phones. The inventor of ‘Alinti’ is hoping to bring this technology to all of Latin America.
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Hound gives wheelchair-bound human a helping hand - we really don't deserve doggos

Hound gives wheelchair-bound human a helping hand - we really don't deserve doggos

11-month-old puppy, Magnus, is helping his wheelchair-bound human, Anatoly, to navigate the city. He is pushing Anatoly’s wheelchair and looks for obstacles in the road.
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Joan, 73, is inspiring 100,000s with her life-changing fitness journey

Joan, 73, is inspiring 100,000s with her life-changing fitness journey

73-year-old Joan MacDonald is inspiring 100,000s with her fitness journey. Not even four years ago her health was in dire shape, but thanks to a little encouragement from her daughter, she turned her life around.
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This two-year-old hockey prodigy is taking Norway by storm

This two-year-old hockey prodigy is taking Norway by storm

Mio is a two-and-a-half year old ice hockey prodigy. He asks nearly every day to go to the ice rink and has even caught the attention of some ice hockey pros.
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Tasteless or a bit of fun? Shop sells bottles of 'coronavirus wine'

Tasteless or a bit of fun? Shop sells bottles of 'coronavirus wine'

A shop in the centre of Madrid has surprised its customers by selling a new line of wines called "Coronavinus", which is sold as part of an attractive promotion that includes a free mask.
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Earthlings enchant at alien festival in UFO hot spot town

Earthlings enchant at alien festival in UFO hot spot town

UFO enthusiasts dress up like aliens at the annual Festival Alienigena in Capilla del Monte. The town is famous for its frequent UFO sightings.
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Dog helps rescue teams after 5.7-magnitude quake kills 9 near Iran border

Dog helps rescue teams after 5.7-magnitude quake kills 9 near Iran border

A dog is helping emergency services searching for survivors after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Iran, killed 9 in Turkey.
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Murmansk skies offer spectacular view of the Northern Lights

Murmansk skies offer spectacular view of the Northern Lights

Clear skies in Murmansk offered a spectacular view of the Northern Lights on February 19.
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Yogatastic! 11-year-old world-record breaking Indian gymnast has sights set on Olympics

Yogatastic! 11-year-old world-record breaking Indian gymnast has sights set on Olympics

11-year-old world Riya Paladia is in the Golden Book of World Records for doing the 'Niralamba Poorna Chakrasana' yoga motion 21 times in a minute. She is hoping to take part in the Olympics one day.
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Mona Lisa's mural with mask and smartphone appears in #Barcelona after Mobile World Congress cancell

Mona Lisa's mural with mask and smartphone appears in #Barcelona after Mobile World Congress cancell

Neighbors of Bisbe Street, in front of Catalan Government building in Barcelona, woke up this Tuesday with a controversial installation of the urban artist TVBoy on one of its walls. The work, called Mobile World Virus, represents Leonardo da Vinc...
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China is struggling to keep up with face mask production as demand skyrockets due to coronavirus

China is struggling to keep up with face mask production as demand skyrockets due to coronavirus

Footage from inside a Shanghai factory shows masks being made on Monday, as the Chinese government moved to ban exporting the fabric used in the products amid low supply levels. The factory has reportedly ramped up production in the face of skyroc...
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'Ghost' ship washed ashore by Storm Dennis in Ireland

'Ghost' ship washed ashore by Storm Dennis in Ireland

An abandoned cargo vessel's lonely trip across the Atlantic came to an abrupt end after Storm Dennis pushed it onto the rocky shore near Ballycotton, County Cork. Footage shows the rusty yet intact MV Alta 'ghost' ship on the shore as skies cleare...
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After THAT Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture, there now is Cristiano Choconaldo

After THAT Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture, there now is Cristiano Choconaldo

A chocolatier in Switzerland has made a life-size Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture out of chocolate. It took 200 hours to complete and weighs 120kg.
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This patrol robot could help combating coronavirus outbreak

This patrol robot could help combating coronavirus outbreak

A 5G-powered patrol robot developed and designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak can effectively save human labour and avoid cross infection among people.
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Feline grumpy?! 'World's worst cat' finds purrrfect new home

Feline grumpy?! 'World's worst cat' finds purrrfect new home

A less than friendly cat named Perdita has finally found a new home thanks to a successful social media campaign. The feline, described as the 'world's worst cat' and as a 'jerk' by an animal shelter in Spruce Pine has officially been adopted by h...
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CUTE CONTENT WARNING: Meet the 3y/o skater who's sweeter, sassier and more skilful than you!

CUTE CONTENT WARNING: Meet the 3y/o skater who's sweeter, sassier and more skilful than you!

Three-year-old Rita Ishizuka is a skateboarding sensation from Tomakomai. It’s impossible to keep him away from his skateboard and Rita has already mastered the art of jumping onto a board, sliding down ramps and gliding across the floor.
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BIONIC JELLYFISH fixed with ‘pacemakers’ to assist ocean research

BIONIC JELLYFISH fixed with ‘pacemakers’ to assist ocean research

Stanford scientists have fitted jellyfish with a device that makes them swim up to three times faster. The device could one day collect data from the world's oceans.
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