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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 07:47 PM PDT

Intrepid Rat Drags Whole Garbage Bag Across NYC Sidewalk

Intrepid Rat Drags Whole Garbage Bag Across NYC Sidewalk

Never doubt a New York City rat's strength and resolve. The city's rodents are already known to persist in their quest for local food favorites (see: pizza rat, roll rat). But one astonishing rat in Brooklyn...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 06:05 AM PDT

Bear Surprises Florida Man

Bear Surprises Florida Man

A Florida man had a huge surprise waiting for him in his garage when he arrived home. His surveillance camera captured a black bear running out of the garage.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 06:43 PM PDT

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

A jail in Canada that's been closed for decades is getting a second life thanks to a creative entrepreneur. The owner will begin listing individual cells on Airbnb at the end of June.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 06:11 AM PDT

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "French Spider-Man," climbed the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel on June 12. The hotel is the city's fourth-tallest building.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 03:23 PM PDT

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

British prime minister Theresa May had some unusual competition for her seat in Parliament this year—and social media took notice. Twitter was ablaze Friday with photos of May standing beside an Elmo impersona...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 12:03 PM PDT

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

A young deer ran into a Pennsylvania paint store on June 1. The young buck ran around the store before finding its way out.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 07:02 AM PDT

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Ducks do well in water. A duct-taped boat? Not so much. KTOO reports (http://bit.ly/2rGw2pW) the U.S. Coast Guard picked up a 32-year-old man and his dog from an inflatable, duct-taped watercraft when it...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 04:08 AM PDT

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

A man accused of bringing more than a thousand doses of fake drugs to the Bonnaroo music festival said he was doing "God's Work" with the bogus substances, Tennessee authorities said Thursday. The Coffee County...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 02:54 AM PDT

Tractors Race Through Mud, Puddles and Fire in Russia

Tractors Race Through Mud, Puddles and Fire in Russia

Twenty-eight drivers competed for five hours on a nine-mile course in a tractor race in Russia.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 06:19 AM PDT

Big Tornado Doesn't Bother Man Mowing Lawn in Canada

Big Tornado Doesn't Bother Man Mowing Lawn in Canada

A photograph of a Canadian man mowing a lawn with a tornado swirling behind him has caused a bit of a storm on social media. Cecilia Wessels snapped the picture of her husband, Theunis, on Friday as the twister...

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