Hayemaker’s Achilles’ Hee...

Hayemaker’s Achilles’ Heel
British heavyweight boxer David Haye suffered an unexpected defeat in a bout with Tony Bellow. The fighter, known as the Hayemaker, injured an Achilles tender in his leg after a knockdown in round six.  Haye’s power and poise was severely impacted but he fought on bravely until eventually conceding in round 11. The Hayemaker’ [...]

EnvelopeGate

EnvelopeGate
The 2017 Academy Awards has been plagued by a mysterious mix-up for the award of Best Picture.  Hollywood veterans, Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty declared La La Land the victor, until we learnt that Moonlight was actually the winner.  Before producer Fred Berger could wrap up his thank you, another producer, Jordan Horowitz, cut in [...]

Runaway Unicorn

Runaway Unicorn
A runaway unicorn sparked a four-hour pursuit by the emergency services in Madera County, California. In reality the ‘unicorn’ was a white pony adorned with a spiral horn who had fled a girls’ birthday party.  According to local police some onlookers mistook the pony for the mythical unicorn. It’s another curious coincidence with event [...]

Pie Bet

Pie Bet
A reserve keeper has caused a Pie Bet scandal. Wayne Shaw, 46, who plays for Sutton United was caught on TV eating a pie in the team’s dug out. He has since resigned amid a betting scandal, with odds of 8-1 available for the touchline stunt. Wayne has claimed that none of his family or friends benefitted from the pie man’s exploit [...]

Orange Alligator Again

Orange Alligator Again
Another orange alligator has been spied in America. This one was seen in Calabash, North Carolina, the previous sighting was earlier this month in Charleston. So far there’s no indication that the two alligators are connected in any way, but it is rare to come across an orange alligator. Now, Calabash is a small fishing town in Brunswick Cou [...]

Abandoned Chicks in Crowland

Abandoned Chicks in Crowland
More than 1,000 day-old chicks have been found abandoned in a field in Crowland, Peterborough, England.  RSPCA inspectors called to the scene describe seeing a ‘sea of yellow’ and being greeted by an ‘unbelievable noise’. Well, in The Earth Emperor’s Eye the opening scene tells how the Grim Dread, confuses [...]

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