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Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 07:54 AM PST

Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus

Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus

The sturdy stools and spongy cushions made at a factory in upstate New York are formed with fungus. Ecovative Design is a business staking its growth on mycelium, the thread-like "roots" of mushrooms. The...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:47 AM PST

Fungus Furniture

Fungus Furniture

Ecovative Design on Green Island, New York, is taking an unusual approach to making their furniture by growing their building boards from mycelium instead of using wood, metal or other conventional materials.

Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 11:43 AM PST

Shoeless, Shirtless, Breathless, Aussie Lawmakers Still Vote

Shoeless, Shirtless, Breathless, Aussie Lawmakers Still Vote

Half-dressed, panting and disheveled, the lawmakers jolted awake by a middle-of-the-night vote were applauded by colleagues as they raced into an Australian state Parliament. The Queensland lawmakers were quite...

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 03:19 AM PST

You've Got A Ride! Voice of AOL's 'Mail' Now Uber Driver

You've Got A Ride! Voice of AOL's 'Mail' Now Uber Driver

A California woman stumbled upon a voice from the past during a trip to Ohio when she discovered her Uber driver was the man behind America Online's famous "You've Got Mail" greeting.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016 at 04:53 AM PST

Aussie Police Searching Woman's Bag Find Baby Koala

Aussie Police Searching Woman's Bag Find Baby Koala

Australian police have made an unusual find while searching the bag of a woman who was being arrested: a baby koala. Police in Brisbane said that when they asked the 50-year-old woman if she had anything to...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 04:30 AM PST

Baby Monkey Hitches Ride on Goat's Back

Baby Monkey Hitches Ride on Goat's Back

A baby monkey, who appeared on a private farm in southern China, rode on the back of a black goat for several days. CCTV showed footage of the monkey riding on a goat's back, reporting that the farm owner...

Monday, Nov 7, 2016 at 10:27 AM PST

Real-Life Snake on a Plane Disrupts Flight in Mexico

Real-Life Snake on a Plane Disrupts Flight in Mexico

Passengers on a commercial flight in Mexico were given a start when a serpent slithered into the cabin in a scene straight out of the Hollywood thriller "Snakes on a Plane." Carrier Aeromexico says the...

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 11:55 AM PDT

Crocodile Surprises Couple in Pool

Crocodile Surprises Couple in Pool

A couple's late night swim nearly ended in disaster when a crocodile joined them in a pool at an African resort. CCTV video shows the pair lounging in the hotel pool, unaware of the croc lurking in the shadows....

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 04:48 PM PDT

Panda Wrestles Zoo Intruder

Panda Wrestles Zoo Intruder

A man sneaked into a giant panda enclosure at a zoo in southeast China and ended up wrestling with a panda. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV showed surveillance video of the incident. According to CCTV, the man...

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 04:30 PM PDT
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