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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 05:04 AM CDT

Bright Red Outdoor Urinals Pop Up in Paris

Bright Red Outdoor Urinals Pop Up in Paris

The City of Lights has debuted an especially flashy new way to curtail public urination: bright red eco-toilets for those on the go. Industrial designer Faltazi created the waterless urinal, called "Uritrotto...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 08:03 AM CDT
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By Brian Roth

'18 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists

The finalists for the 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards were announced early Wednesday...View gallery

  • Texas Twang-kie - Chris Sherry Howard
  • Texas Fried Hill Country - Justin Rudy Martinez
  • State Fair Fun-L Cake Ice Cream - Tom Landis
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:15 PM CDT

Hitchhiking Cat Finds Way Home

Hitchhiking Cat Finds Way Home

A Midwestern cat named Gizmo was able to unite strangers and make it home after hitchhiking 1,400 miles. The cat's owner hauled a piece of equipment all the way to Kansas, and Gizmo, went along for the ride....

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 09:54 AM CDT

Deputies Reel in Women Stranded on Waterborne Unicorn

Deputies Reel in Women Stranded on Waterborne Unicorn

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff's deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff's Office spotted a group of five women on a...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 03:16 PM CDT

US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

A U.S. Army ring has been found at a West Texas landfill and a veteran is trying to track down the owner.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:21 AM CDT

Men Buy 69 Hard Drives in Fla., Return Boxes Full of Play-Doh

Men Buy 69 Hard Drives in Fla., Return Boxes Full of Play-Doh

Employees at Target stores across Florida opened 69 newly returned boxes of external hard drives only to find the pricy items had been replaced with Play-Doh. Polk County Sheriff's officials say Jose Rivera...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:54 PM CDT

TSA Officer Prevents Smoking Bag Mishap

TSA Officer Prevents Smoking Bag Mishap

A quick-thinking security officer prevented a major mishap at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport when a bag in the security check line started smoking. After taking it to a safe area outside of...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 07:36 AM CDT

Giant Lobster Named After Bon Jovi

Giant Lobster Named After Bon Jovi

There's Bon Jovi the rock star and then there's Bon Jovi the rock lobster.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 04:03 PM CDT

Dasher, Dancer and Prancer Vacation on the Beach

Dasher, Dancer and Prancer Vacation on the Beach

Even Santa's reindeer need some vacation time off after working so hard on Christmas Eve. Record high temperatures in Norway have reindeer looking for some heat relief. A little reindeer shared the coast with...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 07:10 PM CDT

Family Wants Cat Back Hiding in Former Home

Family Wants Cat Back Hiding in Former Home

An Oregon couple considers legal action to help them recover a cat that refuses to leave the crawl space of the home they recently sold, claiming the new owners aren't giving them enough access.

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