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Time traveller reveals what we'll eat in 2075

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A “time traveller from 2075” has claimed that in the future, we will eat small, white balls. Interviewed by Apex TV, the man says: “I'm going to show you food, actual food, from the future. Here is actual food from year 2075.” He then produces a jar filled with the pellets, which resemble the polystyrene balls used to fill beanbags. “Each one will enable you to stay healthy and alive for another day,” he insists.

World's longest cake baked in India 

If you fancy something more substantial than pellets, head to India where bakers broke a Guinness World Record with a cake measuring more than three miles. The colossal cake was made on long tables on the streets of Thrissur. It beat the previous record, a 1.98-mile, 4.26-inch cake made in China in 2018.

‘Haunted’ doll keeps returning to family home

A mother in Houston has been unsettled after a Frozen doll returned to the house after she binned it twice. When her daughter’s doll began singing and talking in Spanish, even when switched off, Emily Madonia threw it out but it appeared back in the house. Then, she tightly wrapped it in a garbage bag, and put that inside another garbage bag at the bottom of their bin, and watched as it was collected. However, it re-appeared in their garden a few days later.

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