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Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 01:33 PM CST

Lost in the Shuffle: Fla. Half-Marathon Runner Goes Missing for 12 Hours

Lost in the Shuffle: Fla. Half-Marathon Runner Goes Missing for 12 Hours

Melissa Kitcher had full intentions of completing her first half-marathon Sunday, but it's safe to say she pictured it ending a little bit differently. Kitcher went missing for nearly 12 hours after running off...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 07:10 AM CST

NYC Subway Rat Undaunted by Gigantic Dinner Roll

NYC Subway Rat Undaunted by Gigantic Dinner Roll

This so-called Roll Mole is giving Pizza Rat a run for its money. A rat was recorded dragging a comically large dinner roll on the subway tracks on the Upper East Side last Thursday, another sign of the...

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...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 09:33 AM CST

Trick Package Targets Porch Thieves

Trick Package Targets Porch Thieves

A Las Vegas man fights back against thieves taking packages from his porch using a smelly surprise.

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...

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