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First Look at 'Burning Man: The Musical'
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First Look at 'Burning Man: The Musical'

"Burning Man: The Musical" will one day be a full-length film feature, but the first five irreverent minutes are available to watch now. Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Japan Shoots Whiskey Up to Space Station – for Science

Japan Shoots Whiskey Up to Space Station – for Science

Five types of distilled spirits, including whiskey, have arrived at the International Space Station, but the... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
SoCal Couple Dives Head First into Marriage

SoCal Couple Dives Head First into Marriage

One San Diego couple took the plunge Saturday morning, marrying twenty feet underwater. Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
San Jose School Creates Student ID for Campus Cat

San Jose School Creates Student ID for Campus Cat

After years of hanging out informally on campus, Bubba the cat has been made an official member of the student body... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Bear Takes an Afternoon Dip in His Neighbor's Hot Tub

Bear Takes an Afternoon Dip in His Neighbor's Hot Tub

The summer heat can make people—and bears—crazy. A bear busted down Tony Diering's fence to take a leisurely swim... Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
To Thwart Stoners, Idaho Replaces Mile Marker 420 With 419.9

To Thwart Stoners, Idaho Replaces Mile Marker 420 With 419.9

Idaho transportation officials say the 420 mile marker has been replaced with 419.9 signs to curb thieves eager... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Man Says Siri Made the Call That Saved His Life

Man Says Siri Made the Call That Saved His Life

An 18-year-old teenager from Tennessee says the voice recognition service on his iPhone — famously named Siri —... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Bear Breaks Into Ex-Teacher's Car, Wrecks Windshield

Bear Breaks Into Ex-Teacher's Car, Wrecks Windshield

A retired Pittsburgh schoolteacher could do nothing but laugh after a black bear broke into her car in Montana... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
26-Year-Old Cat Makes the Record Books (Again)

26-Year-Old Cat Makes the Record Books (Again)

Corduroy the cat has given his owner a lifetime of purrs and love. At 26 years old, the green-eyed feline was... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Breakfast of Champions? Wheaties Teams up With Brewery

Breakfast of Champions? Wheaties Teams up With Brewery

These Wheaties may not be so good with milk. Wheaties says it is partnering with a craft brewery to create a... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Giant Chocolate Lobster Could Break World Record

Giant Chocolate Lobster Could Break World Record

A Maine candy company is seeking to break a Guinness World Record with a gigantic chocolate lobster. Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Not a Happy Hour: Beer Truck Overturns, Dumps Cans on Fla. Highway

Not a Happy Hour: Beer Truck Overturns, Dumps Cans on Fla. Highway

It wasn't happy hour, but the beer was flowing on southbound Interstate 75 when a Budweiser truck overturned. Read »

Aug 12, 2015
420 Games Combines Athletics, Cannabis Pride

420 Games Combines Athletics, Cannabis Pride

Stoners are athletes, too – that's the premise for the upcoming 420 Games in San Francisco and San Jose, at least. Read »

Aug 10, 2015
Burning Man Parody Would Build Wall to Prevent Attendees' Return

Burning Man Parody Would Build Wall to Prevent Attendees' Return

A parody captures the annual anti-Burning Man sentiment by proposing the construction of a 300-mile wall to keep... Read »

Aug 7, 2015
Jail For Woman Who Punched Shopper Over Crying Toddler

Jail For Woman Who Punched Shopper Over Crying Toddler

A woman who punched a shopper after being told to quiet her crying toddler at a Nordstrom Rack south of San... Watch »

Aug 6, 2015
Man Claims to Be Tarzan, Tries to Enter Monkey Exhibit at California Zoo

Man Claims to Be Tarzan, Tries to Enter Monkey Exhibit at California...

A shirtless man claiming to be "Tarzan" was arrested after police say he swung from trees and tried to... Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
Eat 24: When Donald Trump Says 'Mexico' We Give You Free Tacos

Eat 24: When Donald Trump Says 'Mexico' We Give You Free Tacos

You heard right. For every time Donald Trump says the word "Mexico" during Thursday's presidential debate,... Read »

Aug 6, 2015
2 Arrested After Meth Lab Found in Taco Bell

2 Arrested After Meth Lab Found in Taco Bell

Authorities say two men have been arrested after the remnants of a methamphetamine lab were found inside a Taco Bell... Watch »

Aug 5, 2015
Bees Swarm Bike in Midtown Manhattan

Bees Swarm Bike in Midtown Manhattan

It was an odd sight Tuesday afternoon in midtown as hundreds of bees swarmed a bicycle locked to a traffic sign. Read »

Aug 4, 2015
Flying Upside Down Over Illinois, Skydivers Break Record

Flying Upside Down Over Illinois, Skydivers Break Record

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down have built the largest ever vertical skydiving... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015

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