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Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 02:34 PM EDT

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

One intrepid reporter from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, decided to take on Bull City Burger’s Exotic Meats Month challenge by eating a burger garnished with an oven-roasted tarantula.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 08:39 AM EDT

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

The mummified carcass of a monkey found in the air ducts of a century-old downtown Minneapolis department store has triggered a mystery. The monkey quickly had his own Twitter account, the state's governor...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 10:53 AM EDT

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

A report of a tiger running amok in the streets of Manhattan briefly caused a social media frenzy early Thursday, as reporters scrambled to find photos of the ferocious feline and warn civilians to stay out...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 08:42 PM EDT

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

A giant dust storm, also known as a haboob, covered Midland, Texas, Tuesday. This time lapse video shows the approaching storm front, which carried winds that reached 30 mph.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:45 PM EDT
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Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 03:15 PM EDT

Solved! Portrait of Mystery High Court Justice Identified

Solved! Portrait of Mystery High Court Justice Identified

The mystery of the unknown justice has been solved. The man whose portrait has hung for years outside the chamber of the highest court in Massachusetts _ without anyone actually knowing who he was _ now has a...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 03:38 PM EDT

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

A clown is running for Congress. That's not a joke. Steve Lough is wearing his red nose with pride, appearing in clown makeup on his campaign website as he runs against four others in South Carolina's...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 10:56 PM EDT

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Karen Cooper was ready to go out on a limb to save her beloved, so she got married — to a tree. Specifically, a giant ficus that’s shaded Snell Family Park in Fort Myers, Florida, for more than a century. The...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 09:40 AM EDT

Sheriff's Officer Accuses Punxsutawney Phil as Winter Drags Into Spring

Sheriff's Officer Accuses Punxsutawney Phil as Winter Drags Into Spring

Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog. A Pennsylvania sheriff's officer has put up a wanted poster for Phil. The handlers of the groundhog last month said the furry rodent called for six more weeks of...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 11:40 AM EDT

Extinction Event: Animatronic T-Rex Bursts Into Flames

Extinction Event: Animatronic T-Rex Bursts Into Flames

The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames. Zach Reynolds says the T-Rex at the Royal...

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