August 10, 2016 1

Italian police cook elderly couple pasta after neighbours hear crying

‘Sometimes the loneliness melts into tears. Sometimes it’s like a summer storm. It comes suddenly and overtakes one,’ say the Rome police in a statement Four policemen cooked pasta for an elderly couple after theirloneliness and television news caused them such distress they were overheard crying. Eighty-four-year-old Jole and 94-year-old Michele told police that no one had visited them […]

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February 19, 2016 japanese-grumpy-cat-angry-koyuki-moflicious-36

Meet Japanese Grumpy Cat, Who Is Even Grumpier Than The Original One

“From the dawn of time they came; moving silently down through the centuries, living many secret lives…” Meet Koyuki, the Scottish fold cat that is angrier than Grumpy Cat, and with whom Koyuki will no doubt battle one day for Internet supremacy. Cleverly named Koyuki, which means “light snow” in Japanese, this dangerous feline has […]

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February 16, 2016 refugee-life-jackets-konzerthaus-ai-weiwei-12

Ai Weiwei Covers Berlin’s Konzerthaus With 14,000 Refugee Life Jackets

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is critical of the European response to the refugee crisis. On February 13th, he unveiled a striking installation at Berlin’s Konzerthaus, where he had wrapped the building’s columns in 14,000 discarded refugee life jackets that had been discarded on the Greek island of Lesbos. Staged in coordination with the […]

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February 16, 2016 150513-karachi-dogs-mn-0315_31e185a725dbb64e55d8c7ac5458dd7e.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000

Mass Poisoning of Stray Dogs in Karachi, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Animal rights activists have criticized leaders of Pakistan’s largest city for the mass poisoning of stray dogs, saying the policy inhumane and ineffective. “There are just too many dogs. But you don’t just give the dogs poisoned food and kill them,” Ayesha Chundrigar, who works with Karachi-based non-profit Animal Rescue, told NBC […]

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February 3, 2016 leomessi5

Internet Helps Boy Wearing a Lionel Messi Jersey Made Out of a Plastic Bag Meet His Soccer Hero

In January, the Internet was captivated by a photograph featuring a young boy wearing a Lionel Messi jersey that was fashioned out of a plastic bag. A Messi fan account on Twitter first posted an image of the child donning the makeshift soccer uniform, but with his back turned towards the camera, his identity was unknown. […]

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