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Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 12:47 PM CST

Auto Dealer Commercial Bloopers Go Viral

Auto Dealer Commercial Bloopers Go Viral

A blooper posted on an auto dealer's Facebook page may prove to be the better marketing strategy, after White Bear Mitsubishi's outtakes reel gathered millions of views in just two weeks. The commercial, posted...

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 03:12 PM CST

Mandy Moore Reacts to 'Flattering and Terrifying' Shower Mosaic

Mandy Moore Reacts to 'Flattering and Terrifying' Shower Mosaic

A mural of Mandy Moore was said to be found inside an apartment shower in Queens — a piece of art that inspired the singer and actress to respond on Twitter. Roommates apparently discovered the life-sized,...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:27 PM CST

Llama Runs Free on Roads Near Athens, Georgia

Llama Runs Free on Roads Near Athens, Georgia

A llama was on the lam in Georgia for a little while Wednesday afternoon, bringing out sheriff's deputies and, according to two witnesses, slowing traffic as onlookers gawked. The woolly scofflaw was seen in...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 02:01 PM CST

Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home

Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home

A Salt Lake City woman says a commercial plane dropped human waste on her car and home, and it isn't the first time this has happened. "At first I thought, 'Wow, some bird really took a dump on my car!" said...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 06:37 PM CST

Virginia Woman Finds Anaconda in Apartment Toilet

Virginia Woman Finds Anaconda in Apartment Toilet

A woman called Animal Control last week after she found a snake in a toilet in an Arlington County apartment. To repeat: She. Found. A. Snake. In. A. Toilet. An animal control officer was able to safely remove...

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 01:21 PM CST

Roads In Canada Turn Into Ice Rinks

Roads In Canada Turn Into Ice Rinks

Parts of Canada have seen so much ice building up on the roads that residents have been putting on their skates. Laura Spink posted a video from Peterborough on Monday showing an adept skater moving around with...

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 10:18 AM CST

Items Ooze Love, Loss at LA's Museum of Broken Relationships

Items Ooze Love, Loss at LA's Museum of Broken Relationships

After her husband asked for a divorce, Amber Clisura gave back her engagement ring, kicked him out of the house and tossed everything that reminded her of the ruined marriage. Except for one item: a polished...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 12:23 PM CST

The Crazy Year in Politics (Besides Trump and Clinton)

The Crazy Year in Politics (Besides Trump and Clinton)

It's a tradition for NBC News to sum up the oddest, silliest and most head-scratching political moments of the year, but this year was a strange one. Even if the social media fodder from the deeply divisive...

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 05:15 AM CST

You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims

You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims

A llama brought in for a photo shoot may just be the zaniest expense request of 2016, according to a survey of more than 430 business travelers, NBC News reports. A $28,000 bottle-service tab, a blow-up doll...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 11:29 AM CST

Ticket or Onion, Asks Fla. Officer Dressed as the Grinch

Ticket or Onion, Asks Fla. Officer Dressed as the Grinch

A Monroe County Sheriff's officer gave out onions instead of traffic citations for drivers slightly going over the speed limit in a school zone on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. Dressed as the Grinch,...

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