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VIDEO: Happy Pi Day!

Mathematicians, programmers and other math enthusiasts have chosen March 14 (3.14) to celebrate their passion for pi.

VIDEO: Meet Old Spice's new Director of Marketing

To market its Wild body fragrance collection, the P&G has appointed Mr. Wolfdog Director of Marketing for Old Spice.

VIDEO: Transparent smartphone developed in Taiwan

The Taiwanese arm of a US tech company Polytron Technologies has developed a transparent mobile phone, said to have similar functions to a smartphone.

Georgian zoo hand-rears lion cubs

Two African lion cubs born at Georgia zoo are being hand-reared after they were rejected by their mother.

Philippine town mourns largest crocodile

A southern Philippine town, Bunawan, mourns the death of the largest captive crocodile Lolong.

World's longest cat dies in US

The world's longest domestic cat, a 1.23m Maine Coon named Stewie, has died at the age of eight.

VIDEO: A cat in a wheelchair

US resident - kitten Flipper - was born with a twisted spine that did not allow her to walk normally.

Scientists identify ancient crocodile

A creature resembling a hybrid dolphin and crocodile has been identified by scientists examining fossil remains discovered in the UK about 100 years ago.

Australian amateur finds 5.5 kg gold nugget

An Australian amateur prospector has unearthed a gold nugget weighing 5.5kg (177 ounces), which is valued at more than A$300,000 ($315,000: £197,000).

Switzerland hosts Snow Golf World Cup

Cold weather does not scare golf enthusiasts who took part in the 34th Snow Golf Cup in Silvaplana, Switzerland.

Cleaning lady steals train in Sweden

On Tuesday, January 15, a cleaner stole an empty commuter train from a train depot and drove it to a suburb of Stockholm where it derailed and slammed into an apartment building, according to Swedish officials.

Next Czech president - man with 90% tattooed body?

Vladimir Franz, a man tattooed on over 90 per cent of his body, is running third to become the new president of the Czech Republic, polls show.

Models swim with whale sharks for fashion shoot

Models posed in their swimwear and accessories next to the world's biggest fish in the Philippines to raise awareness about poaching of whale sharks.

Christmas tree throwing world championships held in Germany

Now that the festive period is over and the decorations have come down, most households have opted to recycle their old Christmas trees. But people in the town of Weidenthal in southern Germany have come up with a much more imaginative way of getting rid of them – by holding the world Christmas tree throwing championships.

VIDEO: Bafta nominations announced; Skyfall misses out on top nods

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has just announced 2013 nominations.