Stranger things: A reporters' notebook of WTF items

Stranger things: A reporters' notebook of WTF items

As journalists, we encounter two kinds of information: The kind that demands serious treatment, and the kind that makes us go…'Wait, what?' These are their stories.

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Taobao Festival launches world's first rocket restaurant in Hangzhou
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Sep 17, 2019

Taobao Festival launches world's first rocket restaurant in Hangzhou

STRANGER THINGS: See how Chinese entrepreneurs are taking rocket recycling to new heights.

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FCB New Zealand copywriter hires clown for redundancy meeting
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Sep 16, 2019

FCB New Zealand copywriter hires clown for redundancy meeting

A clown enters our WTF files for the first time, and yes, there are fake tears involved.

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Does the dictionary have a word for inexplicable cross-promotions?
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Aug 19, 2019

Does the dictionary have a word for inexplicable cross-promotions?

L'Oreal-owned brand Yue Sai released a handbag that looks like a well-known dictionary, because...female empowerment. (No, we don't get it either.)

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Do supercar rides for orphans count as CSR?
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Aug 6, 2019

Do supercar rides for orphans count as CSR?

Malaysian used-car site Carlist.my and racing academy Aylezo tout a recent event that gave kids rides in expensive cars, but little actual help.

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Don't be a Stranger spoiler
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Jul 1, 2019

Don't be a Stranger spoiler

What do Stranger Things Season 3 and Singapore's authorised Mercedes-Benz dealer have in common? Spoiler alert... a BBDO campaign.

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Singapore's Funan mall will be full of wonders. Also ghosts.
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Jun 28, 2019

Singapore's Funan mall will be full of wonders. Also ghosts.

Artist's conception of Singapore's latest shopping mecca earns an instant spot in our WTF file.

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