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Experience a plane crash in terrifying new ride

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A new ride allows you to experience what it’s like to be in a plane crash. The 30-minute performance complete with actors that simulates a plane crash is coming to the UK in February. Participants enter a shipping container that has been transformed into the exact replica of a Boeing 707 aircraft carriage where the terror unfolds.

Man finds his own grave and blames ex-wife 

A man in Tayside was stunned to find his own grave at a cemetery. Alan Hattel said he was wondering why nobody had phoned him for several months and now thinks it’s because people think he died. He blames his ex-wife for putting the grave stone there. “I don’t even want to be buried – I plan to be cremated,” he said.

Crow keeps vandalising cars outside office  

Office workers in Essex say the same crow has vandalised 20 of their cars. They say the crow’s attacks began back in November and since then, more than a dozen people have come back to their cars to find around £36 of damage each. They have named him George.

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