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Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 09:20 AM CDT

Texas Gustnado Caught on Camera

Texas Gustnado Caught on Camera

It's not quite as bad as a "sharknado" but a gustnado is a very real weather phenomenon. According to the National Weather Service, a gustnado is a small whirlwind which forms in a thunderstorm...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 09:19 AM CDT

Snake Drinks From Water Bottle

Snake Drinks From Water Bottle

In a drought-hit village in southwestern India over the weekend, a cobra emerged from hiding in search of water. To quench its thirst, the snake was offered water in a plastic bottle by a local villager which...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 05:20 AM CDT

Missing Cat From California Ends Up in Canada Years Later

Missing Cat From California Ends Up in Canada Years Later

A cat that went missing in California 2 ½ years ago has shown up many miles away in Canada. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that BooBoo the cat went missing in August 2014 in Watsonville, California. Last...

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:32 PM CDT

Sharknado? Australian Cyclone Leaves Behind Shark in Puddle

Sharknado? Australian Cyclone Leaves Behind Shark in Puddle

An Australian journalist covering flooding from Cyclone Debbie was shocked to come across a dead bull shark that was apparently swept up in the deluge. WIN News reporter Philip Calder tells news.com.au that he...

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:27 AM CDT

Italian Cops Foil Plot to Steal Enzo Ferrari’s Corpse

Italian Cops Foil Plot to Steal Enzo Ferrari’s Corpse

After many months plotting, an Italian drug gang was finally ready to dig up the body of the founder of automaker Ferrari and hold it for ransom, NBC News reported. But police swooped in Tuesday, arresting...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 05:18 AM CDT

Wild Turkey Gets Lodged in Family's Rental Car on Highway

Wild Turkey Gets Lodged in Family's Rental Car on Highway

A New Jersey family on its way back to the airport after visiting the University of Notre Dame Tuesday collided with a flying turkey on the road, authorities say. The Taraboczhia family was headed to O'Hare...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 02:09 PM CDT

Martial Artist Breaks 111 Cement Blocks with His Head

Martial Artist Breaks 111 Cement Blocks with His Head

Sixteen-year-old Bosnian taekwondo martial artist Kerim Ahmetspahic performed an incredible stunt over the weekend. He smashed 111 cement building blocks with his head.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:51 AM CDT

Do Cats Actually Love Their Humans?

Do Cats Actually Love Their Humans?

Does your little feline friend actually love you, or are they just using you for food? Scientists from Oregon State University isolated 50 cats, depriving them of all stimuli before reintroducing four...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:17 AM CDT

'Heaven's Gate' Mass Suicide in San Diego: 20 Years Later

'Heaven's Gate' Mass Suicide in San Diego: 20 Years Later

Exactly 20 years ago Sunday, 39 people died in a mass suicide in Rancho Santa Fe, California. "Heaven’s Gate" made headlines around the world. On March 26, 1997, a 911 call came into the San Diego Command...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 01:19 AM CDT

Connecticut Man Accused of Forging Mortician Credentials

Connecticut Man Accused of Forging Mortician Credentials

A Connecticut man is accused of hacking the system of a mortuary science school and forging paperwork that would qualify him as a licensed mortician, according to court documents. Jonathan Ryan, 22, was charged...

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