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Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 01:40 PM CST

"Bird" the Bird Poses in Man's Mug Shot After Unlucky Arrest

"Bird" the Bird Poses in Man's Mug Shot After Unlucky Arrest

A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner. Craig Buckner left Bird in a tree outside court in Washington County...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 08:42 AM CST

Full-Sized Titanic Replica Being Built in China

Full-Sized Titanic Replica Being Built in China

Construction on the world's first full-sized Titanic replica has started in China, a country with a well-documented fascination with the tale of the ill-fated ocean liner. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:53 AM CST

Santa Claws: Beaver Picks Through Christmas Decor at Dollar Store

Santa Claws: Beaver Picks Through Christmas Decor at Dollar Store

When it's time to decorate your dam, you have to hit the store.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 06:42 AM CST

Werewolf, Gorilla And Santa All Caught on Trail Camera

Werewolf, Gorilla And Santa All Caught on Trail Camera

A Kansas police trail camera was set up after reports of mountain lion sightings and yielded some hilarious surprises.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 07:41 AM CST

Student Gains Attention for Putting Hats on Squirrels

Student Gains Attention for Putting Hats on Squirrels

A Penn State student famous for her whimsical photos of campus squirrels is nearing graduation. Four years after she became an internet sensation, senior Mary Krupa is still placing tiny hats on the ubiquitous...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:25 AM CST
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By Nina Lin

French 'Spiderman' Scales Skyscrapers Harness-Free

Alain Robert, 54, has a lifelong passion for scaling skyscrapers and other struc...View gallery

  • 2016 - Barcelona, Spain
  • 2016 - Paris, France
  • 2015 France
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 11:32 PM CST

Runaway Bull Takes 5-Mile Trek Through Philly

Runaway Bull Takes 5-Mile Trek Through Philly

A young bull escaped from a Philadelphia slaughterhouse Tuesday afternoon, leading police on a chase past a city high school and down Interstate 95. The bovine broke free from a truck outside the Saba Live...

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 12:16 AM CST

NYC Woman Guilty of Abusing 100 Rabbits

NYC Woman Guilty of Abusing 100 Rabbits

A 36-year-old woman accused of abusing rabbits seized from a rabbit colony in Brooklyn has been convicted on 100 counts of animal cruelty. The New York Times reports Dorota Trec, of Brooklyn, faces up to two...

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 03:52 PM CST

Sword Stolen by Costumed Ninja Is Returned to Card Shop

Sword Stolen by Costumed Ninja Is Returned to Card Shop

A katana sword that was missing from an Anchorage card shop has been returned. KTVA-TV reports surveillance video shows a person dressed as a ninja leaving BOSCO'S Comic, Cards & Games with what looked to be the...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 07:12 PM CST

2 Moose Found Frozen Mid-Fight Near Remote Alaska Village

2 Moose Found Frozen Mid-Fight Near Remote Alaska Village

Two moose were discovered frozen in battle and encased in ice near a remote village on Alaska's unforgiving western coast on Nov. 2. Brad Webster, a middle school social studies and science teacher in Unalaklee...

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