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Vlogger ‘spots giant robots at Area 51’

An Area 51 fanatic claims that scientists have built an army of giant robots at the secretive base. UFO vlogger Scott C. Waring said he could see the arms and legs of the 53ft tall “giant robot” in Area 51 using Google Earth. One viewer was convinced, saying: “They’re getting ready to fight the giants.” However, another said that what Waring was seeing was “just shadows”.

Human footprints from 120,000 years ago found

Sets of 120,000-year-old human footprints have been discovered in Saudi Arabia. Researchers believe that the set of seven human footprints, found around an ancient dry lake in the northern region of Tabuk, belong to at least two people. They also think they belong to modern humans, rather than Neanderthals, who aren’t known to have been in the region at the time.

Man sues Starbucks for stinging genitals  

A California man is suing Starbucks, saying his genitals, stomach and hands were severely burned by scalding tea after a lid fell off a cup. Tommy Piluyev’s lawsuit claims that he suffered “partial-thickness burns with blistering across the lower left abdomen, thighs, penis, scrotum, peritoneum and buttocks” by the time he arrived at hospital.

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Barca presidential candidate Font: we need to bring back Pep, Xavi, Iniesta, Puyol to create a competitive project
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Fabio Capello: Barcelona could have scored 8 goals for Juve instead of 2. The difference between the teams is shocking
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