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JUST BECAUSE………

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JUST FOR FUN

Grandson and Grandma having fun.

Here are a couple.

The rest are at the link.

A 93-year-old grandmother has formed part of an unlikely comedy duo with her 27-year-old grandson after delighting social media users with snaps of their hilarious fancy dress.

Pauline ‘Granny’ Kana and Ross Smith, from Ohio, have amassed 2.7 million Instagram followers and 892,000 YouTube subscribers thanks to their amusing matching costumes and equally funny videos.

One of their more recent shots shows the pair, who first started working on their act six years ago, dressed as characters from the popular Disney and Pixar’s movie UP.

First collated in an online gallery by Bored Panda, FEMAIL rounds up some of the duo’s best photographs…

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HOW CAN THIS HAPPEN?

1700 year old cracks; stinks.

‘Extraordinary items’ including a complete 1,700 year old Roman egg that was ‘likely used in a fertility ritual’ have been discovered in Buckinghamshire.

While studying the third century items, archaeologists found four very fragile birds eggs from the period – three of them broke releasing a ‘potent stench of rotten egg’.

The remaining egg is the only complete object of its kind discovered in the UK and was likely preserved as a result of being placed in a waterlogged pit.

The nine year long dig was on the Barryfields housing development site near Aylesbury next to the site of the Roman village of Fleet Marston.

Edward Biddulph, from Oxford Archaeology told the BBC people of the time would throw objects into the pit for good luck ‘much like a wishing well’.

He described it as a ‘remarkable collection’ of organic materials including leather shoes, wooden tools and a very rare basket.

In Roman society eggs symbolised fertility and rebirth and eggshells have been found in other UK Roman sites before – but never a complete egg.

The team behind the discovery believe that the eggs and the basket may have been placed in the waterlogged pit as food offerings in a religious ceremony.

The discovery has been described as ‘exceptional’ by researchers, who say the eggs were a ‘truly remarkable find’.

They were found on a site that borders the Roman road of Akeman Street and is next to the Roman town of Fleet Marston.

Oxford Archaology, who are due to publish a book on the findings at the Berryfields site, say the discoveries have helped create a clearer picture of life in Roman Fleet Marston and surrounding villages.

Researchers have been studying the items uncovered between 2007 and 2016 for the past three years.

They found a range of artefacts and environmental evidence including timbers, organic materials and pottery that highlight details of life in the area.

It’s thought the timber piles supported a bridge that carried the Roman road of Akeman Street over the River Thame.

Researchers say the findings from the dig highlights the importance of livestock, especially horses, to the middle Iron Age and Roman economies.

They say that it sheds light on the character of Roman Fleet Marston which had previously only been understood from incidental finds.

‘Evidence from Berryfields and other sites in the area shows that over time, Fleet Marston found itself at the intersection of several route ways that took travellers into the countryside and on to major towns.’

The team say this put it in an important position as a crossroads for life in the late Roman-era Britain.

“Together with hundreds of coins and other finds [found at other digs], this potentially identifies the settlement as a market-place or administrative centre with extensive trade connections.

‘A role that would be continued in nearby Aylesbury in the medieval period and to the present day.’

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HOW ABOUT AN AFTERNOON POLITICAL CARTOON?

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CAT LIVES DOUBLE LIFE

Funny.

A Mexican family recently discovered that their pet cat had been leading a double life, meaning he had a second home, a different name and another family just a few blocks away.

Cats like to be independent, so whenever her cat Pixi went away for longer than usual, Mary Lore Barra assumed that he was out chasing birds on rooftops and going on all sorts of feline adventures through the streets of Tamaulipas, in Mexico. The one thing she never imagined was that Pixi was actually spending time with another human family, who in turn thought they were the cat’s sole owners. But Pixi’s double life was accidentally revealed last month, when he came home to the Barra residence wearing a new collar around his neck.

In a Facebook post that eventually went viral Mary explained that Pixi had been leaving her family’s house for the past two years, but she only realized where he was going last month, when he came home with a fresh new collar around his neck. Suspecting that he had another family taking care of him, Mary wrote a note on a piece of paper and put it under the cat’s new collar, and then she waited for Pixi to take off again.

“His name is Pixi the kitten, I think he has 2 houses, haha,” Mary’s note read. Sometime later, the cat came back with another note tucked under his collar. This one read “Here he is called Huarache, apparently he does have two homes, haha. ​​Greetings ! The kitten’s other parents.”

Since last month, Pixi/Huarache has been the only means of communication between his two human families, who apparently live in the same neighborhood, a few blocks from each other. They continue to share the cat and keep in touch through the same written notes.

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UFC Champion Has Message For President Trump

I like this guy

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