Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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A man paddles his giant pumpkin boat during the raditional pumpkin race in Lohmar

Paddle Your Own Pumpkin: German Racers Swap Boats for Vegetables

LOHMAR, Germany (Reuters) With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany...
A 60-year old The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 was auctioned for a record amount at Bonhams in Edinburgh, Scotland

‘Rolls Royce’ of Whiskies Sold for Record $1.1 Million at Auction

EDINBURGH (Reuters)  One of the world's most sought-after whiskies, a 60-year old The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926, was auctioned for a record 848,750 pounds ($1.1...
Knights duel with swords during a medieval combat festival at Claregalway castle in Galway

Knight Fever! Irish Village Transformed into Medieval Battlefield

By Clodagh Kilcoyne CLAREGALWAY, Ireland (Reuters) Once the chief fortress of a powerful 15th century family descended from an English knight, the west of Ireland castle...
Yuki Ozawa, the comic book author of ÒSanju Mariko,Ó poses with her comic book during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo

Aging Japan: Manga Comics Turn Gray – But Spirited – Along...

By Elaine Lies TOKYO  Japan's graying population is changing the character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in which the elderly aren't pitiable...
Retro cars owned by retired mechanic Krasinets are displayed at an open-air museum of Soviet-era vehicles in the village of Chernousovo

Rust in Peace: Soviet-Era Cars Fill Russian Mechanic’s Field

Chernousovo, Russia (Reuters) In the remote village of Chernousovo, retired mechanic Mikhail Krasinets tends to more than 300 ramshackle, Soviet-era cars, remnants of a once...
Michael Kelly poses for a photograph as the world's largest collection of diecast model aircraft, owned by him, goes on display at Shannon airport in Shannon

Irishman Donates World’s Largest Model Aircraft Collection

By Clodagh Kilcoyne SHANNON, Ireland (Reuters)  When Irishman Michael Kelly was a boy, he loved nothing more than gazing at planes taking off and landing at...
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