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Caught on Camera: Bear Finds Food at Family Home

Caught on Camera: Bear Finds Food at Family Home

A hungry bear wandered into the backyard of a Southern California home and was caught on camera removing the lid to... Watch »

Jul 9, 2014
Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Raises Nearly $60,000

Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Raises Nearly $60,000

The world's most expensive potato salad is taking over Kickstarter, but some of the people paying for it won't even... Watch »

Jul 9, 2014
Ocean Swimmers Flee Floating Gator in Florida

Ocean Swimmers Flee Floating Gator in Florida

An alligator floating in the Atlantic Ocean sent swimmers scrambling off Ormond-By-the Sea near Daytona... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Texas Town Seeks Ways to Pop Post Dr. Pepper

Texas Town Seeks Ways to Pop Post Dr. Pepper

More than two years after Dr Pepper cut ties with a bottler in a Central Texas town best known for its connection to... Read »

Jul 7, 2014
Python Trapped in Barbecue Grill

Python Trapped in Barbecue Grill

Residents in Florida City trapped a Burmese python in a barbecue grill on Thursday.

Miami-Dade... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Drought in North Texas Spawns Grasshopper Invasion

Drought in North Texas Spawns Grasshopper Invasion

For yet another year, the dry spring and ongoing drought left North Texans with a loud, destructive... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Woman Eats Nothing But Pet Food for 30 Days

Woman Eats Nothing But Pet Food for 30 Days

A pet store owner in Washington state has vowed to eat nothing but pet food for 30 straight days to raise awareness... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
Giant Maze Taking Over National Building Museum

Giant Maze Taking Over National Building Museum

The National Building Museum wants visitors to get lost in a new installation in the museum's Great Hall... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
British Train Enthusiasts Break NYC Subway Speed Run Record

British Train Enthusiasts Break NYC Subway Speed Run Record

A group of British train enthusiasts broke the world record for the fastest run through New York City’s... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
Artist's Messy Bed Sells for $4.4M at London Auction

Artist's Messy Bed Sells for $4.4M at London Auction

Artist Tracey Emin has sold her bed — and the disheveled sheets, empty vodka bottles, cigarette butts and discarded... Read »

Jul 2, 2014
Class Ring Lost for 60 Years Turns Up in Dry Texas Lake

Class Ring Lost for 60 Years Turns Up in Dry Texas Lake

An 84-year-old Washington state woman will soon be reunited with her 1953 university class ring after someone found... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Woman Burned After Laptop Suddenly Explodes

Woman Burned After Laptop Suddenly Explodes

A 72-year-old woman in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, is recovering after her laptop suddenly exploded, causing a... Watch »

Jul 1, 2014
South Dakota Town on Sale For $400K

South Dakota Town on Sale For $400K

A businessman looking to invest more time in his traveling concession business is seeking a buyer for his... Read »

Jun 30, 2014
Naked Man at Virginia Bar Flees, Crashes Into Cars

Naked Man at Virginia Bar Flees, Crashes Into Cars

The first problem was being naked, at a bar in Clarendon, Virginia. But there was much more mayhem in store Saturday... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
Want Pot With That? Woman Finds Bag of Marijuana in French Fries

Want Pot With That? Woman Finds Bag of Marijuana in French Fries

A Maryland woman found a little something extra in her fries after taking a trip to a local Sonic restaurant... Watch »

Jun 28, 2014
Elderly Couple Poses for Photos After Crash

Elderly Couple Poses for Photos After Crash

An elderly couple involved in a non-injury rollover crash last week on a Bel-Air, California, street posed... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Why Obama Is on UK World Cup Mugs

Why Obama Is on UK World Cup Mugs

A British company created souvenir World Cup mugs for England's soccer team, but made one glaring Read »

Jun 26, 2014
NY Nanny Locks Child in Car, Then Shoplifts: Police

NY Nanny Locks Child in Car, Then Shoplifts: Police

A Long Island nanny is accused of leaving a 3-year-old girl inside a car while she shoplifted merchandise from... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Tetris Game on Philadelphia Skyscraper Breaks World Record

Tetris Game on Philadelphia Skyscraper Breaks World Record

All the pieces have fallen into place for the designer of a giant Tetris game. Drexel University professor... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Red Panda “Rusty” Has New Digs, Year After Daring Escape From National Zoo

Red Panda “Rusty” Has New Digs, Year After Daring Escape From National...

One year after his daring escape from the National Zoo and a subsequent jaunt through the Adams Morgan section... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
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