"Confused" Co-op delivery robots have been rescued by firefighters, said Metro. When Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue attended the scene of a derelict building fire on Saturday, the six-wheeled white robots "got a bit confused" as they tried to cross the busy road, because they "weren’t able to ride over the hoses", said the paper. The firefighters came to the rescue, with two of the crew picking the robots up and carrying them over the obstructions.
Wasabi toothpaste in top collection
The world's largest collection of toothpaste has 2,037 different toothpaste tubes, reported UPI, with unusual flavours including wasabi and whiskey. Dr Val Kolpakov said his collection includes rare toothpastes from countries including Japan, Korea, China, India and Russia. "I started my collection in 2001 to learn more as a dentist about all available toothpastes on the market," he told Guinness World Records. He quickly decided it was a "very interesting hobby", he said, and he widened his search to take in old toothpastes and tubes from other countries.
Asteroid may solve mysteries
An asteroid sample is "hurtling" towards a US desert, said the BBC. Nasa's Osiris-Rex capsule carries a "precious cargo", said the broadcaster, in the form of a "handful of dust grabbed from asteroid Bennu", a "mountain-sized space rock that promises to inform the most profound of questions: where do we come from?" It will "come screaming into Earth's atmosphere" on Sunday at "more than 15 times the speed of a rifle bullet", it added. Parachutes will slow the descent and bring it into a "gentle touchdown" in Utah's West Desert.
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