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Australian man caught with Vegemite and ecstasy wrapped around his penis, trying to enter Listen Out festival.

Man caught with ecstasy, Vegemite on penis

He was trying to smuggle the contraband into Melbourne's Listen Out festival.

Scafell Pike.

Mountain climbers get high, can't come down

Four stoners found themselves in trouble atop England's highest peak at the weekend.

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Raccoon hitches a ride on police car

When it's 2am and you try and flag down the cops for a ride.

A dog named Brandy the Pug catches a wave during the Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach, California, U.S., September 23, 2017. REUTERS/Monica Almeida - RC1A424A3DE0

Pups out for Surf Dog Competition in California

There were even some international competitors.

Bill English on The AM Show.

Cheeky kids thrust for English

Undeterred, the Prime Minister still had something of substance to say.

Donald Trump and 'Nambia'.

Donald Trump praises non-existent country of 'Nambia'

Donald Trump has praised the healthcare system of a country that doesn't exist.

Beelzebufo as seen in computer game Ark: Survival Evolved.

The incredible frog that battled dinosaurs

A prehistoric amphibian named 'devil frog' could have feasted on dinosaurs, scientists say.

Amazon's algorithm picked up that people were buying legal products together that could be used to make bombs.

Amazon algorithm helps terrorists build bombs

Amazon's 'frequently bought together' feature suggested items that could be used to produce explosives.

Gisborne police bomb

Police evacuate after man turns in bomb

Gisborne police said he should have reported it, not brought it in.

The woman was taken by ambulance to hospital.

NZ woman pinned in septic tank

Fire and Emergency NZ have freed a woman from a septic tank in Auckland.

Flamethrower Irma

Americans pledge to shoot, burn Hurricane Irma

Pointing fans at Hurricane Irma failed to stop it, so now Americans are taking up arms.

Lions are normally kept in reserves in South Africa.

Mystery lions on the loose near Johannesburg

Authorities do not know where the animals came from as there are no predator reserves nearby.

How a Viking warrior woman may have looked.

Viking armies let women lead, DNA proves

Women led historic Viking armies, genetic testing of a buried warrior has found.

Neven Ciganovic has had several surgeries.

Plastic surgery addict suffers permanent erection

The Croation reality TV star says he hasn't been put off going under the knife again.

Sir Christopher Lee as Dracula in the 1958 film of the same name.

Vampires could have been real people, study shows

Scientists have found a gene which causes skin to go pale, an aversion to sunlight and an appetite for blood.

The python, before it was forced to throw up its meal.

Python swallows cat, throws it back up

A 5m python has swallowed then regurgitated a whole cat in a suburb near Bangkok.

Salvador Dali.

Salvador Dali not woman's dad

DNA tests prove he isn't the father of a Spanish tarot card reader who claimed he was.

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Election debate a cut above at Wellington hairdresser

Mr Muir hopes to attract people who might normally shy away from politics.

Patrick Ponce breaks the world record.

Watch this teen solve a Rubik's cube in 4 seconds

A 15-year-old has broken the world record.

Sam Mahon's latest artwork.

Statue depicts Nick Smith with pants down

The artist plans to put it outside the offices of Environment Canterbury.