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Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:32 AM PDT

Dive-Bombing Pelicans Interrupt Graduation in Malibu

Dive-Bombing Pelicans Interrupt Graduation in Malibu

Two pelicans with degrees in party crashing swooped down on Pepperdine University's graduation ceremony Friday and dive-bombed the crowd, adding some levity to the pomp and circumstance. The brown pelicans,...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:57 AM PDT

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Homemade Sub

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Homemade Sub

What was first thought to be a potential disaster turned out to be a peculiar discovery.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:29 AM PDT

This Spanish Woman Is Famous Online for Looking Like Trump

This Spanish Woman Is Famous Online for Looking Like Trump

A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. A journalist reporting on farming in northwestern Spain posted on...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:15 AM PDT

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Scientists have confirmed that the planet Uranus smells like farts and rotten eggs — and, yes, NASA already made the joke you're thinking of. A team of scientists determined that the seventh planet from the...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 05:20 AM PDT

Young Giraffe Goes on the Lam at Indiana Zoo

Young Giraffe Goes on the Lam at Indiana Zoo

Workers at the Fort Wayne zoo in northeast Indiana needed a couple hours to get an escaped giraffe back into its enclosure. The 7-month-old female giraffe got loose Monday from the African Journey exhibit at...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 04:57 AM PDT

Twitch: Explained

Twitch: Explained

Twitch.tv is the largest, most popular place to watch people play and livestream video games. It’s become so popular that musicians like Drake are getting in on the act. He recently partnered up with one...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:58 AM PDT

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Firefighters in central Indiana had a strange problem on their hands this week: hashing out what to do with a raccoon its owner said was stoned. A woman awoke firefighters at Station 82 in Wayne Township, east...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 08:38 PM PDT

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being...

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 11:34 AM PDT

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

One intrepid reporter from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, decided to take on Bull City Burger’s Exotic Meats Month challenge by eating a burger garnished with an oven-roasted tarantula.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 05:39 AM PDT

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

The mummified carcass of a monkey found in the air ducts of a century-old downtown Minneapolis department store has triggered a mystery. The monkey quickly had his own Twitter account, the state's governor...

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