Health chiefs tell New Yorkers to use walls during sex
And other stories from the stranger side of life
The New York City Department of Health has issued an imaginative document on how to have safer sex in the Covid-19 era. In one tip, it advises readers: “Be creative with sexual positions and physical barriers, like walls, that allow sexual contact while preventing close face to face contact.” Asked for more information on this, the Department said: “We trust our audience and New Yorkers are creative enough to know what this means.”
Professor says 13-foot crocodile walked upright
Scientists have described a 13-foot tall crocodile that weighed half a ton and walked upright on two legs 120 million years ago. Professor Martin Lockley, of the University of Colorado Denver, said the creature had a huge skull, powerful jaws and sharp teeth. “They were giants,” he said.
‘Explosion’ and dust cloud at nuclear plant
An alarming dust cloud was released after a tower at Hinkley Point C nuclear plant appeared to collapse. Witnesses say they heard an explosion at the 35-metre, 5,000-tonne tower. However, energy supplier EDF has denied that a blast occurred. In a statement the company said no one had been hurt.
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