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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 11:47 PM EDT

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

A South Texas woman gave a small bag of dead cockroaches to a city official to protest newly planted palm trees that she blames for more unwanted bugs in her neighborhood. Patricia Polastri on Tuesday told the...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:57 AM EDT

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to set a world record for the largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg revealed a 64-foot-long plane at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport on Tuesday....

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:41 AM EDT

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

A South Texas man says he was cleaning the bathroom at his home when his 6-year-old son alerted him.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 03:29 PM EDT

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

An alligator crossing a runway at Orlando International Airport caused delays on Monday.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 10:58 AM EDT

Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado on Upper West Side

Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado on Upper West Side

A passerby spotted a squirrel munching on an avocado in a fenced in tree area on an Upper West Side sidewalk.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 02:57 PM EDT

Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars

Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars

Feral peacocks in a Canadian city near Vancouver aren’t known to harm humans but video shows them threatening parked luxury vehicles. The peafowl have been troubling Surrey, British Columbia, for some time —...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Rarer Than Red Lobster: Orange Lobster Found at Grocery Store

Rarer Than Red Lobster: Orange Lobster Found at Grocery Store

Workers at a Massachusetts supermarket have found a rare orange lobster. Roche Bros. Supermarkets said in a Facebook post on May 29 workers at their Westborough store found the lobster in a shipment of...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:49 AM EDT

Sacrebleu! French Man Wins Lottery Twice in 18 Months

Sacrebleu! French Man Wins Lottery Twice in 18 Months

A man who regularly plays the lottery with the same numbers at the same place in eastern France has beaten huge odds, winning the My Million lottery twice in 18 months. Le Parisien newspaper says mathematicians...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:54 AM EDT

Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing

Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing

Vice President Mike Pence shared an odd moment at a FEMA hurricane briefing with his boss, President Donald Trump, when both men removed their water bottles from the table in a now-viral clip.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 08:11 PM EDT

'Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers

'Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers

Move aside, Paul the Octopus, there's a new psychic animal on the scene. Achilles the cat, who lives at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, is set to pick World Cup winners and losers. To predict...

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