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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:49 AM PDT

Koko the Gorilla Jams With Flea From Red Hot Chili Peppers

Koko the Gorilla Jams With Flea From Red Hot Chili Peppers

Most people know by now that 45-year-old Koko the gorilla, born at the San Francisco Zoo, knows sign language.

But who knew she could play bass guitar?

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 08:56 AM PDT

The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home

The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home

Oh the horror. That’s how one man described the events that unfolded when his Roomba ran over dog poop, spreading a 25-foot trail of feces throughout his house. In a Facebook post, Jesse Newton said his...

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 07:06 AM PDT

Police Go on the Road With 'UFO'

Police Go on the Road With 'UFO'

A "UFO" got a police escort last week when it roamed the streets of Ireland, but the rolling saucer wasn’t from outer space. It was made right here on earth. 53-year-old Ali Kemal Ali told the Belfast Telegraph...

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 06:49 AM PDT

Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies

Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies

An Oklahoma puppy undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing several rubber duckies. [warning: graphic footage]

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 06:40 AM PDT

Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows

Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows

A police officer in Windham, Maine, attempted to "pull over" two cows after they were reportedly menacing cars on Thursday afternoon. In a video the police department posted on its Facebook page, Officer Ernest...

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 06:26 AM PDT

Bikini-Clad Swedish Cop Makes Arrest While Sunbathing

Bikini-Clad Swedish Cop Makes Arrest While Sunbathing

She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief. A photo of Kellner pinning the suspect to the ground was trending on social...

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 06:50 AM PDT

Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

This summer has been so hot and dry in upstate New York that the horse poop in Throop is bursting into flames. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says one of its enforcement officers responded...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 05:30 AM PDT

Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit

Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit

A 62-year-old man had to be rescued after he became stuck in waist-deep mud while playing 'Pokemon Go' at night in the woods behind his upstate New York home, authorities said.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:56 AM PDT

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat. The Cat announced his candidacy Tuesday in Springfield, Massachusetts, outside the...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:54 AM PDT

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner. A bus dispatcher summoned police Sunday after the rambling reptile was found on a roadway...

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