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Buddhist aliens say World War III will start by 2022

And other stories from the stranger side of life

Alien hunters are flocking to a remote hilltop in Thailand in search of Buddhist aliens, according to reports. Khao Kala is said to be home to small silver humanoids with bald, pointy-faces, who hover over a large Buddha statue on the hilltop, and apparently warned one visitor that World War III will start by 2022.

Island of Dolls named world's scariest destination 

An island off Mexico has been named the world's scariest tourist destination. The island is strewn with decaying dolls, with severed limbs, decapitated heads and blacked-out eyes. A travel agent who arranges tours of the so-called Island of Dolls said: “This is not for the faint-hearted.”

Woman is in five-year-relationship with a jet 

A woman says she is in love with a Boeing 737-800 plane. Michele Köbke, 30, from Germany, says she has been in a five year relationship with the jet, which she calls  “darling”. “The 737-800 is very attractive and sexy to me,” she said.

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