Opslagplaats stierenzaad geëxplodeerd: ‘Opruimen door brandweer smerigste klus ooit’

Bij een uitslaande brand op een boerderij in de Australische plaats Gippsland zijn gisteren zeker honderd cilinders met bevroren stierenzaad verloren gegaan. Volgens de brandweer sloegen door de intense hitte de deksels van de vaten waarin het sperma in vloeibare stikstof werd bewaard. Vervolgens werden de buizen plus ontdooiende inhoud als raketten afgevuurd, waarna ze in de lucht explodeerden en de kostbare inhoud vrijkwam.
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China's Qiang Wang eliminates Serena Williams from Australian Open
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Store closings pile up: With 1,200 closures already announced, retailers face another grim year
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Schiff piles pressure on Republicans under fire
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GOP Rep. Mark Meadows argued with MSNBC host Ari Melber about whether President Donald Trump allegedly attempting to pressure Ukraine into launching an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden would be "proper" or "hypothetical."
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Psychologist Who Helped Create Interrogation Methods Says CIA May Have Gone Too Far
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FBI says monitoring of Trump campaign adviser Carter Page should've ended sooner
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News Analysis: NCAA president Mark Emmert tries to rally administrators as athletes' pay becomes issue
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Wang Qiang bounces Serena Williams out of Australian Open
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Serena Williams shockingly eliminated from Australian Open
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Pence's office denies Prince Charles 'snub' after video posted online
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White House feeling confident as Democrats "failing" to make case for Trump's impeachment
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Senators worry that asking for new impeachment trial witnesses could create lengthy executive privilege debate
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US firefighters killed while battling Australia wildfires ID’d as veterans
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Senators running for president work to engage voters as impeachment trial continues
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Serena Williams upset by Wang Qiang in third round of Australian Open
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DraftKings user sues MLB over Astros sign-stealing scandal
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Stan Van Gundy is studying brother Jeff for his TV transition
Stan Van Gundy is entering the next phase of his career. The former Magic and Pistons coach is transitioning from the studio to the booth, where he will be the game analyst for TNT’s new Tuesday night package alongside play-by-play man Ian Eagle. The chance to call games was “one of the biggest reasons” why...
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