• Centipede Bursts from Snake's Stomach

    A group of researchers stumbled upon a grisly scene during a field study in Macedonia last year: a dead nose-horned viper with a centipede's head sticking out of its ruptured abdomen. The unfortunate nose-horned viper (Vipera ammodytes) was a young female that stretched about 2 inches longer than…

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    • Singaporeans slam NEA's $120 licence requirement for tissue sellers

      Singaporeans on social media reacted angrily to news that tissue sellers at hawker centres and street corners are being required to pay for an annual licence.

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      • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

        Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

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        • Miley’s infection ‘gone horribly wrong’

          Miley Cyrus could reportedly be in hospital for up to a month.

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          • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

            KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge...

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            • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

              Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show, is longer ...

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              • Manchester United ready to sell unhappy Javier Hernandez

                The Mexican has complained to David Moyes about his lack of playing time and been told he can leave Old Trafford this summer, with Atletico Madrid interested in the striker

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                • Malaysia warns of 'huge' cost in MH370 search

                  Malaysia warned Thursday that the cost of the search for flight MH370's wreckage in the vast depths of the Indian Ocean will be "huge", the latest sobering assessment by authorities involved ...

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                  • Evacuation order came too late for many on ferry

                    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list, a crew member said Thursday.

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                    • 10 Reasons Why Liang Court is the closest thing to Japan you can find in Singapore

                      Land of the Rising Sun, in Singapore Little do we know, we can actually experience some of Japan right here in Singapore. I'm talking about celebrating traditional cultural events and festivals such as Oshogatsu (Japan New Year, 1 Jan), Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival, 3 Feb), Kodomo No Hi (Children's…

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                      • Karpal to be given funeral with state honours

                        GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — Karpal Singh is to be accorded a funeral with Penang state honours and the state flag will be flown at half-mast until his funeral on Sunday, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan...

                        The Malay Mail Online
                        • Woman's Ear Reattached with Help of Leeches

                          A 19-year-old woman who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches. While plastic surgeons are trained to reattach severed organs, these reattachments are simplest when the cut is clean and sharp — as from a kitchen knife, Dr. Stephen Sullivan, a plastic surgeon at…

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                          • Beat high car prices the VW way

                            Volkswagen’s Das WeltAuto division offers buyers the chance to save tens of thousands of dollars Continue reading →

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                            • MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

                              The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation ...

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                              • How to look good after a long haul flight

                                When the Duchess of Cambridge arrived in New Zealand on Prince George's first royal tour after almost a 24-hour flight, she looked even more fabulous than usual. Follow a few simple steps suggested by online hair and beauty expert Hairtrade.com to look as good as a princess however far you're…

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                                • Captain of capsized S.Korean ferry faces criminal investigation

                                  By Narae Kim JINDO South Korea (Reuters) - The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed reports that he was one of the first people to jump to safety as the vessel began sinking. The…

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                                  • Grieving S. Korean parents consumed by agony and anger

                                    The announcement of the sixth confirmed victim from the sinking of a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of high school students came after a night-long vigil for relatives who had travelled to the southern island of Jindo to be near the rescue effort. The gymnasium where hundreds spent the night…

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                                    • Why KepLand's sales nightmare won't be over anytime soon

                                      Slow development sales in Singapore, China to persist. According to CIMB, there were no surprises in KepLand’s results – 1Q14 core EPS was 24% of its full-year forecast and consensus. Development sales ...

                                      Singapore Business Review
                                      • Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

                                        Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst. The fresh debacle at Terminal 1, used by foreign airlines, came as millions of Filipinos begin travelling for the…

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                                        • S. Korea president shouted down by distraught parents

                                          South Korean President Park Geun-Hye faced Thursday the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu and at times very tense meeting in an island gymnasium. Park's security detail looked decidedly nervous as emotions boiled over, with distraught parents…

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