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Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM PST

8-Foot Crocodile Found in Florida Keys Pool

8-Foot Crocodile Found in Florida Keys Pool

A homeowner in Lower Matecumbe Key had quite the surprise Thursday morning when an uninvited guest turned up in the pool: a live crocodile. The homeowner, who lives near mile marker 77, called the Monroe...

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 05:23 PM PST

Vultures Wearing GoPros Bust Illegal Dumpers in Peru

Vultures Wearing GoPros Bust Illegal Dumpers in Peru

People in Peru are getting busted for illegal garbage dumping... by vultures. It's part of a program called "Vultures Detect." The vultures are wearing special vests, outfitted with GoPro cameras and GPS...

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 05:43 PM PST

Internet Cat Video Festival Returns to SF

Internet Cat Video Festival Returns to SF

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts welcomes the return of the real life Internet Cat Video Festival on Thursday.

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 04:34 PM PST

Man Charged Driving Car Almost Covered in Snow

Man Charged Driving Car Almost Covered in Snow

An 80-year-old man was charged after driving a car that was almost completely covered in snow with only a portion of the driver's side windshield cleared for vision, police said. Ontario Provincial Police said...

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 03:31 PM PST

Satanic Cross Goes Up on Florida City Hall Lawn

Satanic Cross Goes Up on Florida City Hall Lawn

A South Florida man has erected a satanic cross on the front lawn of the Hallandale Beach City Hall. Chaz Stevens, a self-described atheist, put up the 6-foot black cross upside down.

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 at 11:07 PM PST

Giant Kitty Gets Mistaken for Lynx in San Jose

Giant Kitty Gets Mistaken for Lynx in San Jose

What’s 27 lbs, 4-ft tall and eats a pound of meat every day? Not a bobcat or lynx, not even a “wild animal,” as some passersby in San Jose’s Rose Garden neighborhood (mistakenly) think.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 12:06 PM PST

Hundreds Gather to Break 'Dog Yoga' World Record

Hundreds Gather to Break 'Dog Yoga' World Record

Hundreds of people and their furry friends attempted to break a "dog yoga" world record in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 07:35 AM PST

Live Shark Found in Florida Condo Swimming Pool

Live Shark Found in Florida Condo Swimming Pool

Wildlife officials are trying to figure out exactly how a shark got into the swimming pool at a South Florida condo complex. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 07:35 AM PST

Man Dresses as Old Woman for Official's Photo Op

Man Dresses as Old Woman for Official's Photo Op

A city official who wanted to include an elderly woman in a photo op about a snow shoveling program persuaded a middle-aged man to dress up in a wig, earrings, lipstick and a dress. The man stood next to...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 08:27 PM PST

Gray-Haired Men Guilty For Britain's Biggest Burglary

Gray-Haired Men Guilty For Britain's Biggest Burglary

The last three members of a British criminal crew with a combined age of around 500 were found guilty Thursday for a $20 million heist committed last Easter — the biggest in the country’s history, NBC News...

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