Daily round-up of the world's weird newsMon 6 Feb 2012
Head count: do the living now outnumber the dead on Earth?
Women's polite Bedouin captors served her tea and snacks
Icelandic lake monster netted or just a fishing net?
Alien 'Super-Earth' likely candidate for life
Mystery of fire on Strange Street
Failed bank robber's disguise is just pants
Village car lock disabling mystery a busman's holiday for radio hams
Russian scientists drilling into 20 million-year-old Antarctic lake in contact again
Table tennis is kid's stuff for this 18-month-old toddler
Naked burglar found smeared in chocolate and peanut butter
Catwoman pepper sprays Ozzy in the face on Hollywood Boulevard
Spiders perform voluntary castration to increase chances of procreating
Did moss cause global cooling and life itself 470 million years ago?
Thanks to all our newshounds: Ross Jackson, Kevin Harrison, Ivica Miskovic, Martin Haraldsson, George Koprowicz, Sean Tudor, Cassandra Clift, Mik, Jerry A Talyor, Jack Cohen, Trevor Pyne
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