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Hybrid shark offers excellent fuel efficiency

‘Previous attempts at carbon-neutral sea-life have had poor battery lives. But a fully-charged a hybrid shark would be able to travel up to 800km before needing to chomp on a surfer’s leg.’

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2012
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UK disappointed to discover what ‘velodrome’ actually is

Crowds cheered as the ribbon was cut in East London today to mark the official opening of the 2012 Olympic Velodrome. However, the gathered dozens were soon left disenchanted upon discovering that a velodrome is just a curved track for people to ride bicycles as fast as they can.

The angry mob had no united view as to what they believed a velodrome was actually for, although a large majority did express the opinion that it involved futuristic men and women roller-blading and some sort of ultra-violence.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2011
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Loan shark spotted off coast of Cornwall

Following a recent survey of marine wildlife off the coast of Cornwall police are investigating reports than an illegal money-lender, or ‘loan shark’, may have been sighted patrolling shallow waters in Newquay bay.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2008
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