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Life, universe & everything

world Updated: Jun 17, 2013 02:02 IST

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Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis want space honeymoon

London: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, who are planning to get married this summer, reportedly want to have their honeymoon in space.

The couple are keen to have a British wedding once Kutcher’s divorce from ex-wife Demi Moore is finalised. For the honeymoon, Kutcher wants to take Kunis on one of Sir Richard Branson’s flights into space, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

The British business tycoon has set up a project to allow people to embark on the incredible two-hour commercial trip and Kutcher, who has already bought his £124,000 seat, wants a truly special honeymoon.
PTI

Steve Irwin’s child victim of internet death hoax

Washington: Steve Irwin’s 14-year-old daughter Bindi became the latest victim of an internet death hoax on Friday.

However, reports suggest that the daughter of the Crocodile Hunter is alive and A-OK, according to the US magazine.

On Friday, a rumour on Twitter started that Bindi had died and became a popular term on various search engines, Social News Daily revealed.

The site called the situation a trends hiccup, as the phrase Bindi Irwin died then became a popular term on various search engines.

The site reported that searches including Steve Irwin daughter got mixed in with the death hoax searches, making some to believe the teen actually did die.
PTI

Termites eat through $65,000 of woman’s savings

Beijing: A Chinese woman has been robbed of her savings worth $65,000 (Rs 37,394,50) by a gang of unusual burglars - termites!

The termites raided the woman’s stash of bank notes worth 4,00,000 yuan ($65,240), leaving not even a single intact note, which she had hidden in a plastic bag in a wooden drawer in her house.

The children of the woman in Shunde, south China’s Guangdong province, gave her 4,00,000 yuan, six months ago.
ANI

Solar-powered plane lands in Washington

Washington: The single-seater Solar Impulse plane, attempting a record-breaking trip across the US, made a landed here on Sunday, leaving it with just one more hop to go in its cross-continent journey.

The 63-meter-wide aircraft set down at Dulles International Airport at 4:15 GMT, with Solar Impulse chairman Bertrand Piccard at the controls. The trip from Cincinnati Lunken Municipal Airport took more than 10 hours, an hour and a half longer than it would have taken to drive.
PTI