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Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 04:09 PM CST

Frozen Jellyfish in Russia

Frozen Jellyfish in Russia

Moon jellies brought to the Baltic Coast by storms are turning to ice due to the bitter cold.

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 06:39 PM CST

Dr Pepper-Drinking Texas Donkey Returns Home After 2 Years

Dr Pepper-Drinking Texas Donkey Returns Home After 2 Years

Where did Oscar, the Dr Pepper-drinking donkey go for two years? That's what his owners in Paradise, Texas, would like to find out.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:39 PM CST

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender fault lines — not to mention our robot future. From a distance, the mechanical...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 04:55 PM CST

New IKEA Print Ad Urges Customers to Pee On It

New IKEA Print Ad Urges Customers to Pee On It

IKEA's new ad promises a big discount - if you urinate on it.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 01:00 PM CST

Owners Reclaim Lost Peahen Found in Prosper

Owners Reclaim Lost Peahen Found in Prosper

A North Texas family has found the owner of a peahen that showed up on their back patio Wednesday morning.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 10:48 AM CST

Snatched by Hungry Eagle, Little Dog Lives to Bark the Tale

Snatched by Hungry Eagle, Little Dog Lives to Bark the Tale

Felipe Rodriguez says he thought he was hallucinating when an eagle snatched his sister's little white dog from her yard, flapped its massive wings and disappeared over the trees. Did he really just see...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 07:17 AM CST

Frisco Approves Homes With Grass Roofs

Frisco Approves Homes With Grass Roofs

Frisco city council members approved a zoning change Tuesday night that will allow for a housing development unlike anything ever built before in North Texas.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 03:42 PM CST

Chaos Unfolds When Squirrel Leaps at Officer

Chaos Unfolds When Squirrel Leaps at Officer

A squirrel that found itself trapped in the kitchen of a New York home, where it allegedly devoured cookies, appeared to soar across the room at an officer who responded to the chaotic scene. A Brockport Police...

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 at 05:48 PM CST

Words Banned for the New Year? 'Fake News' Gets Top Vote

Words Banned for the New Year? 'Fake News' Gets Top Vote

Let me ask you this: Would a story that unpacks a list of tiresome words and phrases be impactful or a nothingburger? Worse, could it just be fake news? Northern Michigan's Lake Superior State University on...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 02:19 PM CST

Watch: Suspect Drives Off Pier in Failed Bid to Escape Cops

Watch: Suspect Drives Off Pier in Failed Bid to Escape Cops

What is one way to escape the police? Timofey Erofeeff's bid to out race the police failed when the 27-year-old drove a Ford pickup truck off a pier and into frigid waters in Astoria, Oregon, authorities...

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