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Japanese airport opens toilet for travelling dogs

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Osaka airport in Japan has introduced a canine toilet for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on. The bathroom, in a fenced-off yard outside the terminal, will also have a shower and water bowls, the operator said.  “We hope it will lead to stress reduction by allowing dogs, along with their owners, to go to the toilet before boarding,” said a spokesperson.

Largest even onion bhaji is cooked in London 

The world's largest onion bhaji has been cooked in London. The massive snack weighs 387 pounds (175kg) and smashed the previous benchmark by a whopping 162 pounds. It took eight hours and 500 litres of oil to make. “This isn't just a win for us, it's a win for our nation Great Britain, which we are proud to represent!” said chef Oli Khan.

House built for Indiana Jones memorabilia

A man who has been collecting Indiana Jones memorabilia for more than 35 years has had a custom home built to fit all of his items. It all began for Wisconsin man Michael T. Miller, when his parents bought him a collector's edition of Raiders of the Lost Ark when he was 14. Now 49, he has had a custom house built to fit his various items, including a plaque which states that the collection is dedicated to actor Harrison Ford.

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