The Malta Independent 23 September 2017, Saturday

Oddities

Is this egg the largest ever to be laid in Malta?

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 08:44 Last update: about 8 months ago

Bellina the chicken laid this 200-gramme egg at a B&B in Gozo. Its owners want to know if this is the largest egg ever to be laid by a chicken in Malta. Normal chicken eggs weigh between...

Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:24 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. president's memorable hairstyle. Shop owner...

Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 07:24 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run." In briefs, boxers, bras and bloomers, they ran three-quarters of a mile in a Valentine's Day-related charity...

Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 10:20 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of...

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