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Surgeons removed 232 teeth from Indian teenager

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Monday 11 August 2014

Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw. At Mumbai’s JJ Hospital in India, they found out he was suffering from a condition known as complex odontoma. They had to extract 232 pearl-like teeth which they found inside his jaw bone. After removing them, they discovered […]

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Apparently, sniffing parties have caught on in the alternative dating scene

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Saturday 9 August 2014

Do you believe you can find your perfect partner by checking on how his or her clothes smell like? A new dating revolution is gaining strength even as you think about it. The sniffing participants at these so-called pheromone parties seem to think this is the best way to go about it. At these parties, you see men and women sniffing at clothing worn for the past three days by potential mates.

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Seriously, it’s actually fun watching a bunch of people fainting on TV

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Friday 8 August 2014

I don’t like to think of myself as a meanie but I must confess my guilty pleasure of seeing people pass out cold on TV. I think it has to do with how their eyes go totally blank before they zonk out. Fortunately, and it eases my feelings of guilt quite a fair bit, most people who faint regain their consciousness within mere minutes.

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You’ll never guess what’s been washing up on this beach for the last twenty years

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Thursday 7 August 2014

How’s this for irony! On the south coast of Britain, near the Cornish town of Perranporth, a strange and unique phenomenon has been continuously occurring for the best of 20 years. So much so in fact that it has influenced the course of local culture.

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Women are given pink parking spots in China that are 30cm wider than regular spaces

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Wednesday 6 August 2014

That debate about who’s a better driver–men or women–well, now we know who wins in the eyes of China’s World Metropolis Center (WMC). They’ve just laid out 10 new parking spaces intended for women only. And to top it off, they’re painted pink. A bright ‘girly’ pink. The reason for dedicating these parking spaces wasn’t meant to cause cries of discrimination but rather to provide women with a more luxurious shopping experience. But you have to wonder about the mall’s intention. After all, each parking space is about 30 centimetres wider than the average parking spot.

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These alternative Fifty Shades of Grey will give you a totally different kind of reaction

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

Admit it. You have eagerly anticipated and are now terribly disappointed, having watched the first teaser trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey. Where did all that kinky stuff go? We understand, and we empathize, so we’re sharing with you some interesting versions circulating in Twitter space. They may not be as titillating as the original […]

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São Carlos junkyard dog travels over four miles every night to get a take-away

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

Here’s a tale to tug at your heart strings. Lilica is a Brazilian dog who lives in a junkyard in São Carlos. Neile Vania Antonio, the owner of the junkyard, found Lilica when she was a stray pup and adopted her. Even so Lilica still continued to ventured out to find food, especially when she […]

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Would you let your pooch be trained by humans in the buff?

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

Welcome to Monica and Wolfgang Muller’s Naked Truth dog lessons where they personally train pooches in the nude and claim the dogs graduated from their disciplinary training school in half the time it takes for their more traditional counterparts to achieve.

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Yes, you’re seeing correctly: these really are peaches in sexy panties

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

There’s a new craze sweeping China’s Yangshan, an area known as much for its fruit as it is for its lingerie: panty-wearing peaches. That’s right, it’s rows and rows of peaches in panties, designed to make the luscious peaches look that much more appealing to prospective buyers. And it seems to be working. As for […]

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There is ONE person who gets paid for watching paint dry

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Monday 4 August 2014

Whenever I’m asked to do something I would rather not do, I usually retort with a flippant ‘I’ll rather watch paint dry’. Well, Dr. Thomas Curwen will beg to disagree with me. After all, the 34-year-old is a research scientist from Twyford, Berkshire whose job with the international paint company Dulux is to literally watch paint dry and he’ll have you know that he finds it most interesting at that.

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Croatian man can allegedly perform miracles just by gazing at people

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Monday 4 August 2014

There is a 46-year-old Croatian who is now immensely popular in Europe and is a growing phenomenon in the United States. He draws an audience of over 200,000 wherever he goes but he is no rock star. He is Braco the Gazer and he can heal people by just gazing at them for a few minutes. Hundreds have claimed that their aches and ailments have all disappeared after they looked into his peaceful eyes.

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One man is on a quest to buy a collection of signs from the homeless

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Saturday 2 August 2014

Since 1993, Willie Baronet has been buying and collecting homeless signs. Now, decades later, he has acquired hundreds of signs – crumpled signs, colourful signs, signs of heartache, and signs that are also hilarious. The reason Baronet is collecting these signs? To stay connected to the people around him. And to also make a point – […]

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Men pay supersize model to sit on them repeatedly

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Friday 1 August 2014

Standing at 1.9m and weighing 127kg, 38-year-old Amanda Soule from Las Vegas is not your average model by conventional standards. Known in the industry as Amazon Amanda, she measures 160cm around the hips and has a bust size of 44DD. For such an imposing figure, she gets paid to crush, wrestle or simply go out with men who adore super-size women.

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Confuse yourself and swap genders of everyone you read about online

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 1 August 2014

Do you welcome a bit of confusion in your life sometimes? Well, here’s a Chrome extension that will genderswap everything you read on the browser (except for Gmail, for some reason).

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Barker’s Brew: a beer for man’s best friend has finally arrived!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Thursday 31 July 2014

Barker’s Brew is a new non-alcoholic beer made especially for dogs. It comes just as beautifully packaged as any edible product fit for human consumption, just in case doggie feels discriminated against. Available in two awesome flavors (chicken and beef), the doggie beer is also infused with Vitamin E because we know dogs look so […]

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