Stories that made us smile this week

STORY: Stories that made us smile this week

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This 17-year-old became the youngest person to fly solo around the world

Location: Radomir, Bulgaria

Mack Rutherford flew 33,631 miles and visited more than 30 countries

Date: August 25, 2022

"I'm feeling incredible to have finally after five months have done my journey."

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NASA released these stunning new images of Jupiter

captured by the James Webb Space Telescope

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This seal broke into a house in New Zealand

where it lounged on the couch and scared away the family's cat

Jenn Ross, Mount Maunganui resident: "I went to open the next door and was like 'oh', and then I hear this flippity-flop along the hallway and it's like, 'oh, that would be a seal, I cannot believe that would've come in through there."

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Water rugby made a splash in Switzerland

Location: Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Mathieu Falbriard, President of Water Rugby Lausanne:

"As part of the 50th anniversary of the Lausanne University Rugby Club, we wanted to organize a special event to invite everyone to discover rugby and to invite Swiss rugby to come and celebrate our anniversary with us. We had seen a water rugby event in Toulouse and we thought this was the perfect opportunity to try to bring it to Lake Geneva."