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A TikTok video posted by an Ohio construction worker has revealed a perfect SpongeBob prank on his site. On October 24, TikToker Mikeyp357 went viral after uploading the first video of the saga. At the time of writing, it’s been viewed over 20 million times.

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A public search to name the new museum being developed in Perth has concluded with more than 60% of the respondents voting for the name 'Perth Museum', forcing the existing Perth Museum and Art Gallery to rebrand. A spokesperson for Perth Museum said the name "encapsulates the stories and the histor

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A woman who claimed to have suffered from whiplash has been given a suspended jail term after she posted pictures of herself climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge. Lois Cartridge has also been given a £20,000 bill for lawyers’ fees after a judge in the English High Court ruled that she was in c

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An Australian mining company boss has pleaded to 20 of his staff to return to work after they won a portion of a $160 million (£90m) lottery jackpot. The group of 20 employees won a third of the jackpot, splitting it with two other winners. Their $53m (£29.8m) win came out to $2.6m (&pou

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Security forces in Lebanon have seized more than five million captagon pills hidden inside construction material. Interior minister Bassam Mawlawi said officers seized “a large quantity of captagon” during a raid on a warehouse in the southern Lebanese city of Ghazieh.

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A South African school has completely vanished after thieves removed every single one of its bricks over six months. Uitzig Secondary School, in Cape Town, was reduced to just its foundations following its closure in 2019.

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Swedish furniture giant IKEA is building a case against a video game developer whose new horror game is set in a furniture store. One-man indie game studio Ziggy recently raised almost £57,000 to fund the development of its new survival horror game, The Store Is Closed.

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A man was forced to rake his way into his home due to a massive pile of tumbleweeds. Ian Barnes from Colorado said his neighbourhood, located south of the Colorado Springs Airport, is no stranger to wind damage but he never expected the mess in his garden the morning after winds of more than 60

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A woman in the New Town in Edinburgh who painted her door pink has incurred the wrath of locals. Miranda Dickson, 48, departed from the mandated black to paint the front door of her Drummond Place property a shade of Champagne pink, leading to the council threatening her with a £20,000 fine.

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The world’s largest annual photography competition for the built environment, the Art of Building, has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). The competition, which is free to enter, attracts thousands of entries each year from both amateur and professional photographers,

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The UK’s first live trial to test the effectiveness of exoskeleton suits in a working factory environment is being run by Kenoteq – the company behind a cutting-edge sustainable brick made from recycled construction waste. Two types of exoskeleton suits are being trialled by employees of

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Recent visitors to FORE Partnership’s Cadworks in Glasgow City Centre will have seen the building’s latest addition – a bright green telephone box in the entrance foyer. The telephone box, entitled ‘Call Your Mother’, is an installation by Force of Nature that was creat

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A row has broken out over plans to build a new, bog-standard public toilet in San Francisco at a cost of $1.7 million (around £1.5 million). City councillors last week called a press conference to announce that Noe Valley, currently served only by a temporary portable toilet, would get a singl

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In an un-bee-leviable story, a woman has denied releasing a swarm of bees upon police as they tried to serve an eviction notice on her. Rorie S Woods, 55, from Massachusetts, faces charges of assault and battery and pleaded not guilty before being released on bail.

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The world’s first entirely robot-constructed underground structure has been revealed by UK company hyperTunnel.

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