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Postmen stumble after ‘accidentally’ eating hash brownies

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A Royal Mail postbox

Royal Mail has launched an investigation into footage that shows postmen staggering in the street after “accidentally” eating brownies laced with cannabis. The video, which was posted to Instagram Stories by a since-deleted account, appears to show postal workers at a delivery office in Clapham, south London, in a daze and struggling to stand. The brownies were allegedly sent to a house that was “empty” with no return address. According to the Daily Mail, they were opened and shared among the office a month later.

Dogs will warn us when the zombies are coming

Dogs will know a zombie apocalypse is coming before scientists do, at least according to Dr Cameron Carlson of the Zombie Research Society. The expert said dogs’ powerful senses mean they will know the undead are on their way before the first zombie even rises, and that pooches will try to warn their owners of the impending danger. Carlson added that we will also see birds “beginning to flock away from danger when an apocalypse is looming”.

Trump charges $250,000 for dinner and a photo

Donald Trump is charging people $250,000 to attend a private dinner and get a photograph with him. The former president’s Save America organisation announced on Monday that it had amassed $122 million in donations in the year since Trump left office. Last month, Trump declared himself the “45th and 47th” US president, suggesting that he will try and run for the White House again.

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