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Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 07:14 AM PDT

Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him

Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him

Twitter, she married him. It just took a while. After Llia Apostolou sent a joking message on Twitter looking for a wedding date, a stranger took her up on the offer. The two never did end up going to the...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 06:26 AM PDT

Man Hid Wife's Body in Freezer to Collect Social Security

Man Hid Wife's Body in Freezer to Collect Social Security

Authorities in Florida say the heirs of a man who hid his wife's body in a freezer so he could continue collecting her Social Security benefits have repaid the government for the money he took, the Department of...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 01:46 PM PDT

The Internet Can't Get Enough of This Dog's Balancing Act

The Internet Can't Get Enough of This Dog's Balancing Act

River, a 5-year-old golden retriever from Charlotte, North Carolina, has the internet talking about his ability to balance things on his head and nose.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 06:19 AM PDT

Zoo Animals Eat Frozen Treats at Zoo in Rome

Zoo Animals Eat Frozen Treats at Zoo in Rome

A zoo in Rome is giving animals frozen treats this summer to help them beat the heat, and to provide them with vitamins, minerals and amusement.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:39 AM PDT

China Gives Germany Two Pandas Ahead of G-20 Summit

China Gives Germany Two Pandas Ahead of G-20 Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with two unique gifts ahead of Friday’s G-20 Summit: a pair of giant pandas. The two pandas, Meng Meng and Jiao Qing (which...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:41 AM PDT

Balder Eagle: Bird's Featherless Head Stumps Experts

Balder Eagle: Bird's Featherless Head Stumps Experts

A bald eagle, the soaring symbol of America, is recovering from an injury or ailment that left the top of its head featherless. Fishermen spotted the bird on the ground south of Syracuse last month, according...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 05:33 PM PDT

Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train

Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train

You can now add snake to the wide variety of people, animals and microorganisms that have come in contact with New York City’s subway poles. A straphanger captured a snake wrapped around a rail handle on an...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 01:14 PM PDT

Man Destroys Ten Commandments Monument 24 Hours After Unveiling

Man Destroys Ten Commandments Monument 24 Hours After Unveiling

A man yelled “freedom” as he rammed his car into a monument depicting the Ten Commandments outside the Arkansas State Capitol, less than 24 hours after it was unveiled. Michael Tate Reed posted...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 10:07 AM PDT

Watch: Man Is Hit By Bus Then Walks Into Pub

Watch: Man Is Hit By Bus Then Walks Into Pub

Keep calm and carry on. That’s what Englishman Simon Smith seemed to do after being struck by a bus on his way home from work. Almost immediately after, Smith brushed himself off and entered a nearby pub as if...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 06:49 AM PDT

Cops Pull Over Speeding Man With Alien Doll Passenger

Cops Pull Over Speeding Man With Alien Doll Passenger

Not quite warp speed: Speeding Man Had Alien Doll Passenger Police say a motorcycle officer who stopped a driver for speeding on a suburban highway north of Atlanta had an 'extraterrestrial encounter' — sort...

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