What is a more autumn activity than racing giant pumpkins? Students from the West Virginia University held their inaugural Giant Pumpkin Regatta Boat Race as part of Mountaineer Week - just in time for...
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 06:53 AM CDT
Everybody Hush Now: Man Fined for Belting '90s Tune in Car
A Canadian man's decision to belt out a 1990s dance hit while inside his car has landed him a $149 ticket for being too loud in public.
But Taoufik Moalla said Monday he'll fight the ticket and denies his...
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 12:38 AM CDT
California Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts
A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts.
"This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach," creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County...
Hope is the thing with feathers, poet Emily Dickinson wrote. For Richard Thorns, the feathers are pink.
Thorns' hope? To prove that a colorful duck is not extinct. This week, he launches a seventh expedition...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:33 PM CDT
2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit
A two-story "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is inspiring kids to pick up light sabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state.
Elevator mechanic Nick Meyer spent half a...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:43 AM CDT
Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica
A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers.
The sweet gesture didn't help Michael Zaydel. He still was sentenced to...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 01:46 PM CDT
Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car
Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity.
The Rapid City Journal reports that a man spotted the cubs lollygagging in his neighbor's yard about...