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Hate the snoring, but PS I love you

A "chick flick" movie proved so boring for a Christchurch man he went to sleep in a Hoyts cinema last night - and his wife was so annoyed she left him there.

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A Christchurch man was less than enthralled by the movie 'PS I Love You'


Student Sues School Board for letting him graduate

Kanawha County, W.Va. -- Most students are excited to get their high school diploma, but a former student at Sissonville High is suing the Kanawha County School Board for letting him graduate.

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Cemetery full: Mayor tells locals not to die

Bordeaux, France - The mayor of a village in southwest France has threatened residents with severe punishment if they die, because there is no room left in the overcrowded cemetery to bury them.


NY Pub Bans 'Danny Boy' on St. Patrick's

It's depressing. It's not usually sung in Ireland for St. Patrick's Day. Its lyrics were written by an Englishman who never set foot on Irish soil. Those are only some of the reasons a Manhattan pub is giving for banning the song "Danny Boy" for the entire month of March.



Preposterous! Scent of a candidate bottled

Hedgesville, West Virginia - April Cline was a perfume designer for six years before giving it up to become a certified life coach.

She hadn't really thought about it much until about a month ago, just after watching one of the Democratic presidential debates.

That's when it hit her - why not design perfumes to compliment the presidential front runners?

Comment: Nope - it still looks like a farce. It just smells kind of a bit more citrusy. That would be the lemons standing for president.


Moses was high on drugs: Israeli researcher

High on Mount Sinai, Moses was on psychedelic drugs when he heard God deliver the Ten Commandments, an Israeli researcher claimed in a study published this week.

Such mind-altering substances formed an integral part of the religious rites of Israelites in biblical times, Benny Shanon, a professor of cognitive psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem wrote in the Time and Mind journal of philosophy.

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Student gets rich staying in bed

A Dutch student has come up with the ultimate way of making easy money - by staying in bed.

Yde Van Deutekom, 22, from Zoetermeer, is selling advertising on a website featuring a webcam showing him in bed.



Woman jailed for tea-pot worshipping

A woman has been jailed in Malaysia for joining a "tea-pot worshipping" cult.

Kamariah Ali, a 57 year old former teacher, was arrested in 2005 when the government of the Muslim majority country demolished the two storey high sacred tea pot of the Sky Kingdom cult.

For the sect, which emphasised ecumenical dialogue between religions, the tea pot symbolized the purity of water and "love pouring from heaven".



Paraglider stuck in tree with chihuahua

An Australian man had to be rescued after he got stuck 200ft up a tree while paragliding with his pet chihuahua.


Iran court orders 'stingy' husband to buy 124,000 roses: report

An Iranian court has ordered a man to buy his wife 124,000 roses after she filed a complaint against her "stingy" husband to claim her dowry, a press report said on Monday.

"After 10 years of marriage Hengameh had decided to claim her dowry of 124,000 red roses to punish her very stingy husband," the Etemad newspaper said.

"Shortly after marriage I realised that Shahin was very cheap. He even refused to pay for my coffee if we went to a cafe or restaurant," said the woman, identified only by her first name Hengameh.