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Strati: the first (almost) entirely 3D-printed car

With the exception of its tires, electric motor and battery, the Strati is made entirely of 3D-printed parts. The vehicle was assembled last week at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.


Epic food battle pits man against tiny hamster in hot dog eating contest

Japanese competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi faces off against a formidable nemesis in a cheeky new YouTube viral video that pits man versus hamster in a dramatic hot dog eating showdown.


Japan's 'apple watch': a-peeling to core fans

Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch -- Japan's real-life version.


Long tongues and leaping cats in 60th World Records book

From super-long tongues to leaping cats, a host of weird and wacky landmarks have made the cut for 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book out on Thursday.


Hofman's giant white rabbit wows Taiwan

The Dutch artist whose huge inflatable yellow duck caused a sensation in Asia has now drawn more than one million visitors with a giant white rabbit on show in Taiwan, organisers said Monday.


This Soviet space suit for dogs could be yours for €8,000

If you want to treat your pooch to something special this winter but haven't found what you're looking for, then you might want to take a look at auctionata.com, where a Soviet space suit for dogs is set to go under the hammer.


What you watch may affect your snacking: study

Studies abound blaming television for the sedentary lifestyle that promotes obesity, but a new study from the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab says weight gain might also be a question of what you watch.


Doll from 'The Conjuring' coming to toy stores

In a Facebook post spotted by IGN, Mezco Toys announced it will soon market a version of Annabelle, the terrifying doll introduced in the horror movie and set to return in the sequel.


'Roofers' get a thrill exploring St. Petersburg from up high

Saint Petersburg has long been a tourist favourite, but if this band of young Russian thrill-seekers is to be believed, the best way to see the country's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.


Russian bank offers purrfect loan incentive -- a cat

A Russian bank is offering customers the ultimate fluffy extra with their mortgage -- the free loan of a cat to bring good luck to their new home.