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RSPCA Reveals Its Funniest Calls

The RSPCA said its funniest calls last year included asking to save a trapped bird that turned out to be a plastic chair and retrieving a snake that was merely a rubber toy. In response to reports of a “cry and cry” dog strapped to a boat on a canal in west London, an inspector found it to be a stuffed toy tiger tied to the bow of the boat. The animal welfare charity urges people to “stop, think and check before asking us for help”.

Asteroid could ‘sneak into Earth’

Astronomers have warned that asteroids have the potential to “sneak into” Earth undetected. Nasa-funded scientists have discovered that the way the Earth rotates and orbits the sun means that approaching objects can slide through a network of computerized telescopes. Professor Richard Wainscoat, who led the research team at the University of Hawaii, said people “shouldn’t lose sleep” over suboptimal news because algorithms could be updated to solve the problem.

Plastic bag fans hit a record

A woman who has a hobby of using old plastic bags has collected a world record 10,000 of them. Angela Clarke, 55, from Wales, has spent 40 years keeping and collecting bags, some of which date back to 1954 and are classed as historic artifacts. She said it after talking about her passion on a TV show Multi-color swap shop With Noel Edmonds, the BBC sent her hundreds of bags, including one from the House of Lords. Her collection is now worth thousands of pounds.

https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/955429/rspca-reveals-its-funniest-call-outs RSPCA Reveals Its Funniest Calls

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