Competition for Amazon boss, Jeff Bezos: first space tourist to fly with Wish leaves Earth’s atmosphere

San Francisco (dpo) - Could this be serious competition for Jeff Bezos and Amazon? E-commerce service Wish is now offering trips to space and, in their usual style, their prices are incredibly low. Wish’s first space tourist has already purchased his flight and crossed the Kármán line.
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Child prodigy: boy discovers senselessness of life at tender age of nine

Coventry, UK (dpo) - Little Timmy, 9, stunned the world with this latest revelation. It seems that this wunderkind has already arrived at a conclusion that most people do not reach until much later in life: he has discovered that life has no meaning.
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Bone find proves early man lived horizontally beneath the earth

Leicester (dpo) - Our ancestors climbed down from the trees – or did they? When British Archaeologists uncovered the approximately 20,000-year-old body of a man this weekend,  they discovered some astonishing news. The anatomy and position of the body lead them to the conclusion that people back then actually lived beneath the earth, moved horizontally and looked like skeletons. Many textbooks will now have to be re-written.
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Disturbed man looks out of bus window and not at phone

Vienna (dpo) - What a scary sight! Numerous social media posts today revealed that a man was caught looking out of the window for several minutes on a bus in Vienna rather than staring at his smartphone like a normal person. The posts in question came from passengers who were worried by the episode as the man appeared to be deeply disturbed.
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Study: shoplifting far cheaper than paying for goods

London (dpo) - Who says crime doesn’t pay? Experts at the international market research company Nielsen Holdings PLC recently discovered that the old adage does not hold true – shoplifting results in considerably less strain on your bank account than the traditional method of paying at the checkout. This ‘five-finger discount’, as it is known, compares particularly favourably against the purchase of more expensive items.
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Canadian lumberjack accidentally voted Portland’s ‘Hipster of the Year’

Portland, OR (dpo) - While on holiday in the picturesque city of Portland, OR, a Canadian tourist found himself awarded the title ‘Hipster of the Year 2021’ by the local hipster community. 29 year-old lumberjack Kyle Tremblay was praised by the panel for his authentic hipster look, despite his never having entered the competition.
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Botched job by builders – 10th floor entirely forgotten in new skyscraper

Cologne (dpo) - A scandal broke today in the immediate run-up to the highly anticipated opening ceremony for a new 43-storey office skyscraper. Upon removal of all scaffolding, it became clear that the entire 10th floor was missing.
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