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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10:13 AM CDT

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

A Twitter user's joking request for help to getting free Wendy's chicken nuggets for a year has earned him a spot in the record books. As of Tuesday morning, Carter Wilkerson, @carterjwm, had more than 3.43...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:12 PM CDT

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

A resident of Stagecoach Road in Avon, Connecticut, received an unexpected visitor last week. A black bear showed up on the woman's back deck Wednesday morning while the homeowner was making brownies. The...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 08:16 AM CDT

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Crayola's new crayon color will be based on a blue pigment discovered in 2009. Scientists at Oregon State University accidentally discovered the brilliant blue hue when they were experimenting with materials...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:57 PM CDT

TSA Holds Public Auction of Confiscated Items

TSA Holds Public Auction of Confiscated Items

The Transportation Security Administration collects millions of dollars in lost and confiscated items each year, which is then sold to law enforcement or sent to public auction. Pocket knives, watches, snow...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:39 PM CDT

Students Crawl Through Air Duct to Steal Finals Exam: Cops

Students Crawl Through Air Duct to Steal Finals Exam: Cops

Two University of Kentucky students are facing felony charges after allegedly crawling through an air duct to enter a professor's office and steal a copy of their final exam. WLEX's Conroy Delouche reports.

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 05:32 AM CDT

Pigeon Sneaks Into Apartment, Lays Eggs in Pasta Strainer

Pigeon Sneaks Into Apartment, Lays Eggs in Pasta Strainer

Upon returning home from a vacation, a Brooklyn, New York, woman was surprised to find a pigeon with two eggs living inside her pasta strainer.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 08:23 AM CDT

Life-Size Ronald McDonald Statue Goes Missing in NJ

Life-Size Ronald McDonald Statue Goes Missing in NJ

Authorities are looking into whether the Hamburglar has an alibi after someone stole a Ronald McDonald statue from a McDonald's in New Jersey. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office says the life-size...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM CDT

Deputies Find Barefoot Man They Helped Is Runaway Inmate

Deputies Find Barefoot Man They Helped Is Runaway Inmate

Sheriff's deputies had spotted a man walking barefoot down a New Mexico road with his feet full of cactus, so they offered him a ride. Turns out, the man had escaped from the state penitentiary by walking...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 05:28 AM CDT

The Museum of Ice Cream Opens in Los Angeles

The Museum of Ice Cream Opens in Los Angeles

The Museum of Ice Cream opened a location in Los Angeles after it became a hit in New York City. The pop-up pop art experience features everything from a mint chocolate chip “grow room” to the famed “sprinkle...

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 06:46 AM CDT

This Gold Darth Vader Mask Can Be With You — for $1.4M

This Gold Darth Vader Mask Can Be With You — for $1.4M

"Star Wars" fans with deep pockets might consider it a golden opportunity. A Tokyo jewelry store is offering life-size Darth Vader masks made of 24-karat gold at a hefty price of 154 million yen ($1.4 million)...

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