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Cape Town - A whale tale of a poo-nado, your girlfriend the cockroach, Gwyneth Paltrow's clean vagina and other stories that you have to read this week.

In an attempt to keep you abreast of all news (not just the skiet, skop en donner) we've rounded up some of the lighter, feel-good and quirkier stories so that you can start your weekend with a smile.

1. Divers engulfed by sperm whale's underwater poo-nado

Yes, you read that right. When a whale needs to go, a whale needs to go. And unluckily for these divers, this sperm whale didn't care that they were party to his bowel release. Of course in this technological age, the divers didn't move away immediately. Oh no. One of them took photos of what he dubbed a "poo-nado".   

2. Judge says 'no' to baby Nutella's parents

Have you ever loved a food so much, you wanted to name your child after it only to have a judge deny you that privilege? Well, a French couple found themselves in this exact situation after naming their child Nutella. A judge later ruled that her name should be changed. How come Apple Martin got to keep her name?

3. Proteas surprise young fan in his home!

Kieron Adams, aged 11, from Southfield in Cape Town had his dream come true when AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn surprised him in his lounge. This one will tug at your heartstrings.

4. Name a cockroach after your ex this Valentine's Day

Heart-broken and not looking forward to Valentine’s Day this year? A zoo in the US is trying to help crushed souls pick up the pieces following the heartbreak of failed relationships by allowing said souls to name scorpions and cockroaches after their cruel exes.

5. Gwyneth Paltrow cleanses her vagina in a very interesting way!

You may or may not give a lot of thought to cleaning your lady parts. Or man parts. You just go about your business, cleaning it in the shower like most regular humans and go on with your life. But if your name is Gwyneth Paltrow, you announce to the world (or just your Goop readers) that you STEAM CLEAN YOUR VAGINA.

Gwyneth Paltrow
(AP photo)

6. Julius Malema threatens to go nude

Parliament is working towards toughening regulations for the National Assembly, including a dress code for MPs. Julius Malema was quoted as saying: "We are not going to dress like colonial masters." Instead, he says, EFF MPs will attend Parliament in the buff if they're not allowed to wear their trademark red overalls. Hey rules committee, how about we drop the dress code before they drop the dress?

(Sapa photo)

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