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This sheep with its head stuck in a straw bale is our spirit animal

This sheep with its head stuck in a straw bale is our spirit animal It's not every day that you spot two sheep with their heads shoved into both ends of a massive bale of hay.That's why Graham Findlay drove home to grab his camera after spotting the peculiar sight in Aberdeenshire, Scotland last Friday.

14 things we learned from Ewan McGregor's glorious Reddit AMA

14 things we learned from Ewan McGregor's glorious Reddit AMA It's not every day you get the chance to ask Ewan McGregor how his penis is doing and actually get a response.If ever there's a format for such exchanges, though, it's most definitely a Reddit AMA.

This train-themed marriage proposal will probably make your heart burst

This train-themed marriage proposal will probably make your heart burst There's something uniquely sentimental and nostalgic about revisiting the place you first met your partner so planning a proposal there seems like the next logical step - even if that place was a train station.Commuters shared a bit of their fellow commuter's excitement while passing through Glasgow Central train station on Saturday evening when a man named Craig arranged a very special message to be displayed on the Special Notices board for his girlfriend Linsay.

Earliest dinosaurs may have originally come from Britain, new study says

Earliest dinosaurs may have originally come from Britain, new study says A new study, published this week in the journal Nature, proposes a major reordering of dinosaurs' evolutionary history.The study also suggests that dinosaurs may have originated in the Northern Hemisphere, possibly in an area that is now Britain — not in South America, as scientists have long assumed.

This stag with a bra stuck on its antlers has some serious explaining to do

This stag with a bra stuck on its antlers has some serious explaining to do It's not uncommon to see herds of deer out in the Scottish Highlands, especially during spring time.It is less common to see a leading herd member dawning a brassiere on his antlers.

This footballer's missed goal is so awkward it'll make you wince

This footballer's missed goal is so awkward it'll make you wince Everyone has bad days now and again.During a recent Scottish Premier League match, footballer Miles Storey had a really bad day.

Happy Unicorn Day but narwhals are cooler and actually exist

Happy Unicorn Day but narwhals are cooler and actually exist If narwhals are the "unicorns of the sea," then rhinos are "chubby unicorns," at least according to the internet and a surprising number of T-shirt vendors.That's not to say narwhals and rhinos don't have their own arbitrary days in the spotlight.

Snapchat launches Geofilter to lure young voters

Snapchat launches Geofilter to lure young voters The Geofilter — the first of its kind in the UK — reminds people to register to vote in the council elections on 4 May in Scotland.It will also be the first time 16 and 17 year olds in Scotland are eligible to vote.

This may be one of the fastest goals ever scored in a football match

This may be one of the fastest goals ever scored in a football match You know you're off to a strong start when you go 1-0 up two seconds into a football match.During a West of Scotland Super League First Division match between Clydebank and Maryhill on Saturday, that was exactly what happened.

Policeman's safe cycling demonstration goes very wrong, very fast

Policeman's safe cycling demonstration goes very wrong, very fast You know exactly what's going to happen in the clip below the minute you start watching it.All the elements are there: the crowd of onlookers, the steep flight of concrete steps, and the policeman in the helmet and the high-vis yellow jacket, who was apparently on hand to demonstrate cycling safety to children.

Nothing to see here, just a woman giving CPR to a pigeon

Nothing to see here, just a woman giving CPR to a pigeon You may have seen a lot of things in your life, but we're willing to bet you've never seen a woman attempting to resuscitate a pigeon.There's a first time for everything, though: That video was shared on Twitter on Tuesday by 19-year-old Glasgow School of Art student Charlotte.

Living off the grid on the tiny island of Eigg

Living off the grid on the tiny island of Eigg To the hundred residents of this windblown rock, the weather is ideal.Through a combination of wind, water, and solar power, Eigg has become one of the world's first island communities to implement a completely renewable power grid.

Man's drunken attempt to do a backflip ends exactly as expected

Man's drunken attempt to do a backflip ends exactly as expected This video is the absolute, literal definition of "don't try this at home.It's hard to make out exactly what the men in the clip below are saying, but as the clip progresses it becomes clear what the subject of the conversation is: backflips.

Someone is enlisting the public to help find an old iPod filled with 10 years worth of terrible music

Someone is enlisting the public to help find an old iPod filled with 10 years worth of terrible music iPods have gone out of fashion, but there are still people who hold those portable media players as sacred — like this now musically deprived person who posted a sign for a missing iPod in Airdrie, Scotland.A picture of the sign was shared on the /r/Scotland Reddit page.

J.K. Rowling annihilates Trump supporter in 1 brutal tweet

J.K. Rowling annihilates Trump supporter in 1 brutal tweet If you decide to take on J.If you then make a glaring error in your tweet, it's basically game over.

These animals are getting the Lego treatment because conservation is cool

These animals are getting the Lego treatment because conservation is cool If there's two things that kids love, it's animals and Legos.The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s Caerlaverock Wetland Centre in Scotland has joined the two in an installment of Lego animal statues.