The Malta Independent 22 February 2018, Thursday

Oddities

Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 14:15 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

An Ohio woman had given up hope of seeing her wedding dress again after a dry cleaner mix-up three decades ago until her daughter's friend saw photos of the dress on Facebook. Michelle Havrilla...

14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 08:02 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny worms were removed from the left eye of the...

Watch: Man lifts heavy Labrador to enter shop in Sliema

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 16:03 Last update: about 2 months ago

A man lifted a heavy Labrador over his shoulders to enter a shop where pets are not allowed to roam, not even on a leash – and someone filmed his feat and posted it on Facebook. The dog,...

Former monk sues cosmetics giant over anti-aging formula

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 08:16 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his charity was...

Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 07:10 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his...

Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 06:43 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen...

Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 06:33 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. Ellen Manfalouti sued in Bucks County Court over the tiny rodent she claims was...

Texas calf born looking like KISS rocker Gene Simmons

Monday, 7 August 2017, 08:03 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

KISS frontman Gene Simmons is udderly thrilled by a newborn calf born with strikingly similar black-and-white markings to the face paint he wears on stage. Simmons tweeted his admiration for the...

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