Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:16:06 -0500MLADA BOLESLAV, Czech Republic (Reuters) - A Czech performer of bubble art surrounded 275 high school students and a car with a single soap-bubble screen on Wednesday, breaking the national record.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:35:16 -0500WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand cherry producers are flying helicopters low over their orchards to dry off raindrops and protect thousands of tonnes of their product headed to Asia to feed rapidly growing demand from Chinese New Year revelers.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:22:56 -0500HELSINKI (Reuters) - Artists usually like to attend the opening of their exhibitions but the painter of the works that went on display at a gallery in Helsinki on Tuesday preferred to carry on hibernating.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:08:11 -0500NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three disabled dogs are joining America's annual Puppy Bowl this year, bringing a special kind of ruffness to the celebration intended as an antidote to the nation's Super Bowl football extravaganza.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:08:51 -0500MADRID (Reuters) - A topless activist from the feminist group FEMEN attacked a life-size wax statue of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump during an unveiling ceremony at Madrid's wax museum on Tuesday.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:11:09 -0500PRIEN, Germany (Reuters) - Some 30 swimmers braved the frosty waters of Germany's Chiemsee over the weekend, racing to be crowned "Ice King" of the famous lake near Munich.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:29:17 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - A factory in eastern China is racing to keep up with demand for its new clutch - giant inflatable rooster balloons that bear what some say is an uncanny resemblance to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:18:18 -0500LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A prankster who altered the iconic "Hollywood" sign in Los Angeles to make it read "Hollyweed" has surrendered to police and been charged with trespassing, a city official said.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:36:58 -0500SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A rooster at Singapore's Jurong Bird Park inspired visiting Chinese tourists to make a few resolutions on Wednesday, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:39:21 -0500MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Pranksters changed the name of Mexico's lower house of Congress to the "Chamber of Rats" on Google Maps on Tuesday in the latest dig at the political class during a testing start to the year for the country's government.