/ 28 July 2021

Canine-Nine-Nine, golden chippies, and bubble walking

More than 2,000 dogs have been reunited with their owners thanks to the ‘canine-nine-nine’ rescue service. They use drones to spot runaway pooches, cows, horses, goats and the odd cat. Good thinking, 99…

A Manhattan restaurant has an 8-10 week waitlist… for the world’s most expensive hot chips. Sprinkled with edible gold, cooked in champagne and sprinkled with truffles, the creme de la creme of pomme de terres will put you back $271.

“I will show people anything you want to do, do it,” said Florida man Reza Baluchi as he launched his ‘walk’ from Florida to New York in a floatable bubble device earlier this week. And if you need any evidence that the universe is a snarky piece of work, he ended up being blown 50km in the wrong direction. That’s 2021 in a nutshell…

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