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Reuters | Updated: 14-02-2019 02:31 IST | Created: 14-02-2019 02:31 IST
Reuters Odd News Summary

Following is a summary of current odd news briefs. 'Tinder for cows' matches livestock in the mood for love

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. Called "Tudder" - a mix of dating app Tinder and udder - it lets farmers swipe right on cattle they like the look of. We've got this mountain of trash - why don't we ski down it?

What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain. Well, not exactly. The waste is actually inside Copenhill, a waste-treatment plant 10 minutes from downtown Copenhagen. Its main facility is a futuristic building with a sloping roof 85 meters high that's covered in a material called neveplast. It looks just like a ski slope, except it's green.


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