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Woman to marry a Boeing 737-800 passenger jet

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A woman says she plans to marry the love of her life – a Boeing 737-800 passenger plane. Michele Kobke, 30, from Berlin, says she has been in a “physical” relationship with the jet for the past six years. “The 737-800 is very attractive and sexy to me,” she said, announcing her intention to marry it in the spring. 

Cats bond with us just like dogs

Cats can become just as bonded to their owners as dogs, according to a new study. “Like dogs, cats display social flexibility in regard to their attachments with humans,” said animal scientist Kristyn Vitale of Oregon State University. “The majority of cats are securely attached to their owner and use them as a source of security in a novel environment.”

Serial crapper arrested in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts woman accused of serial defecation in a parking lot was arrested after she was caught in the act. Andrea Grocer, 51, is charged with wanton destruction of property after a police officer said he saw her defecating outside the Natick Outdoor Store. The store’s owner says there have been eight instances of the crime since October.

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