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Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 02:29 PM EDT

NJ Pizzeria Flooded With Calls About Horror Video Game

NJ Pizzeria Flooded With Calls About Horror Video Game

A family-owned pizzeria in New Jersey has become inundated with calls from around the country asking if the restaurant inspired the setting for a popular online video game.

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 11:16 AM EDT

Scary-Looking Fish Prompts Warning at Virginia Beach

Scary-Looking Fish Prompts Warning at Virginia Beach

Watch your step. A surfing group is warning beachgoers to watch their step after a scary-looking fish was found lurking in the Virginia Beach, Virginia, sand. The East Coast Surfing Championships wrote on their...

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 08:42 PM EDT

Mysterious Sound of Explosions Baffles Calif. City

Mysterious Sound of Explosions Baffles Calif. City

Susan Saunders began hearing the explosions at random hours, day and night, in February at her Alhambra home. The first one came at 3 a.m. "I thought, 'Somebody's blowing things up,'" said Saunders, 60.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 01:34 PM EDT

Comedian Plants Fake Signs at LA Zoo

Comedian Plants Fake Signs at LA Zoo

Visitors to the Los Angeles Zoo may have been greeted by some misinformation recently, courtesy of a comedian who posted fake facts — many of them absurd — about animals around the zoo. Jeff Wysaski puts...

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 07:22 AM EDT

Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs

Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous...

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 12:02 PM EDT

No, Nathan's Hot Dog Contest Isn't Really 100 This Year

No, Nathan's Hot Dog Contest Isn't Really 100 This Year

Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper.

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 11:38 AM EDT

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

Authorities have found most of the nearly 80,000 bottles of beer that were stolen from an Atlanta brewery last week, but the company says every last drop will have to be thrown away.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 07:25 PM EDT

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:52 PM EDT

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Fiesta the llama enjoys the breeze when zookeepers at the Houston Children's Zoo use a leaf blower to clean to clean stalls.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:04 AM EDT

130-Year-Old Lobster Escapes Dinner Plate

130-Year-Old Lobster Escapes Dinner Plate

"Larry the Lobster," a 20-pound specimen that dates to the 19th Century, has been living in the fish tank at Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park. But as a stunt to celebrate National Lobster Month, the restaurant...

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