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When it comes to running marathons, eight hours, 25 minutes and 16 seconds is not a world record. This was the time it took Fauja Singh to complete the Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday.
Ever won the lottery? No? But did that stop you buying another lottery ticket? If the answer is another 'no', you might call yourself an optimist.
"Get your gob in gear for a night!" That was the invitation to a recent event in London celebrating the art of kissing. Today, kissing etiquette varies according to local customs.
A team of scientists have said that they recorded subatomic particles called neutrinos travelling faster than light. No-one thought that was possible.

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