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Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 02:55 PM CST

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project that is being likened to a Tinder dating app for...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 11:04 AM CST

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

A Portland woman rushed to the emergency room after her pet snake became stuck in her gauged earlobe.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 08:23 AM CST

Florida's Manatees Predict Different Super Bowl 51 Winner

Florida's Manatees Predict Different Super Bowl 51 Winner

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium resident manatees Buffett and Hugh have been predicting the winner of the Super Bowl since 2008. Americans will bet $4.7 billion on Super Bowl 51 between the New England...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:50 PM CST

Big Mac ATM?

Big Mac ATM?

McDonald's is reusing an ATM in Boston to dispense free Big Macs.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 08:23 AM CST

Ohio Teen Zaps Cop with Stun Gun to Fulfill Bucket-List Wish

Ohio Teen Zaps Cop with Stun Gun to Fulfill Bucket-List Wish

Police in central Ohio have helped a teenage leukemia patient cross off a bucket-list item that was seriously shocking: She wanted to use a stun gun on someone. Sixteen-year-old Alyssa Elkins got to do that...

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 05:45 AM CST
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By Jacquelyn Schlabach

Photos Show Cat's Amazing Transformation After Rescue

The cat named Sinbad was found in terrible condition by utilities workers in a...View gallery

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Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 07:01 PM CST

This Dutch Ad For a Pregnancy Test Has One Glaring Problem

This Dutch Ad For a Pregnancy Test Has One Glaring Problem

The look of surprise and excitement on the faces of this couple in an advertisement for a pregnancy test would make sense if not for one bumpy issue. The ad by the Dutch company Predictor shows a happy couple...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 07:08 PM CST

Friends, Legislators Fight to Save NY Family's Support Pig

Friends, Legislators Fight to Save NY Family's Support Pig

Wilbur is at the heart of conflict again, except this time he's not in a barnyard watching over "Charlotte's Web", he's on Staten Island. Reporters crowded the backyard of Cristy Matteo's Hylan Boulevard...

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 02:48 PM CST

'Voice of God' Gets 6 Years in Jail

'Voice of God' Gets 6 Years in Jail

Prosecutors say a North Texas woman who claimed to be the "voice of God" must serve six years in prison for forcing two immigrants to work for years without pay.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 02:44 PM CST

Manziel Deletes Twitter Account after Advice to Trump

Manziel Deletes Twitter Account after Advice to Trump

Johnny Manziel deleted his Twitter account after the Heisman Trophy winner sent expletive-laden messages telling President Donald Trump to ignore comments about him on the social media site.

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