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Son of Zeus confesses to lion killing

Amid the controversy surrounding the killing of ‘Cecil’ the lion, the focus has now switched from a US poacher with a dental license, to ‘some naked dude’ without hunting license. Zimbabwean officials have accused a Mr. Herecles of using his gnarled club to kill both a lion and a hydra – all while having his ‘junk on display’.

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Posted: Aug 3rd, 2015
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Greek economy requires sacrifice to the Gods, says IMF

In his strongest language to date, the chairman of the International Monetary Fund has declared that Greece ‘urgently’ needs to slaughter at least 100 heifers to Zeus in order to improve macroeconomic variables affecting the Greek recovery.

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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2015
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‘Embarrassing Bodies – Greek Mythology Special’ a huge success, says Channel 4

'actually quite common, and easy to get get rid of'‘Viewers have described it as ‘entrancing’, ‘amazing’ and ‘a real eye-opener, especially the Cyclops’.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2015
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Helen of Troy had ‘big, jeroboam-shaped head’, claim archaeologists

just one big booze cruiseArchaeologists believe they have uncovered the truth behind Helen of Troy’s face and its fabled ship-launching ability.

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Posted: Oct 14th, 2011
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‘Greek mythology made-up when we were pissed’ admits Oxford professor

Ronald Vickers, a Professor of Classics at Oxford University, has admitted that the entire subject of Greek Mythology was invented by a group of drunken lecturers in the 1820s.

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Posted: May 25th, 2011
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