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Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 01:08 AM EDT

Realty Sign Lost During Superstorm Sandy Ends Up in France

Realty Sign Lost During Superstorm Sandy Ends Up in France

A New Jersey realty company says that one of its advertisements lost during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 has been found washed up on a French beach. Diane Turton Realtors, a company headquartered in Point Pleasant...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 09:07 PM EDT

1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead

1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead

One of four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo and created a traffic jam on the nearby Schuylkill Expressway was found dead Thursday afternoon. The peacocks were spotted around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 04:57 AM EDT

Man Climbs Into Dunkin' Donuts Window, and Right Back Out

Man Climbs Into Dunkin' Donuts Window, and Right Back Out

Perhaps they ran out of Boston Cremes. A man has been apprehended for climbing into the drive-through window of a Massachusetts Dunkin' Donuts, then promptly climbing right back out. Police say they responded...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 04:08 PM EDT

Service Dog Gives Birth While Waiting to Board Flight

Service Dog Gives Birth While Waiting to Board Flight

Eleanor Rigby, a two-year-old golden retriever service dog, went into labor and gave birth to eight puppies while waiting with her owner at the Tampa International Airport.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:42 AM EDT

Legend of Loch Ness Monster Will Be Tested With DNA Samples

Legend of Loch Ness Monster Will Be Tested With DNA Samples

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths. But now the legend of "Nessie" may...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 05:42 PM EDT

Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old Son From His Parents' Home

Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old Son From His Parents' Home

In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to have him ejected. Michael Rotondo told...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 08:29 PM EDT

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night....

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:43 AM EDT

Monkey Business Class: Rhesus Macaque Briefly Escapes Cage at Texas Airport

Monkey Business Class: Rhesus Macaque Briefly Escapes Cage at Texas Airport

A monkey escaped from its crate Monday afternoon at San Antonio International Airport but was shot with a tranquilizer and was recovered safely. Officials said the monkey got out of his crate in an isolated...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 09:38 AM EDT

'Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops

'Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops

Cops in one Ohio town got an usual 911 call over the weekend. It was from a man who said he was walking home from an Amtrak station. And, according to the man, there was a pig following him. And he didn't know...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 05:07 PM EDT

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell with a registered trademark,...

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