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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...

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...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 05:19 AM CST

Thrill Seeker Bungee Dunks Cookie 240 Feet, Breaks Record

Thrill Seeker Bungee Dunks Cookie 240 Feet, Breaks Record

Simon Berry just wanted a cookie, his tea and a little thrill. The 24-year-old combines the three in a record-breaking bungee dunk for 240 feet with a perfect aim for Guinness World Records Day.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 06:30 AM CST

Baby Monkey Hitches Ride on Goat's Back

Baby Monkey Hitches Ride on Goat's Back

A baby monkey, who appeared on a private farm in southern China, rode on the back of a black goat for several days. CCTV showed footage of the monkey riding on a goat's back, reporting that the farm owner...

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:26 AM CST

NYC Museum-Goers Wait 2 Hours to Squat on Gold Toilet

NYC Museum-Goers Wait 2 Hours to Squat on Gold Toilet

Patrons at the Guggenheim are standing in line for up to two hours to use the bathroom at the Fifth Avenue museum, but they don't seem to mind the wait. Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan replaced the toilet in...

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