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Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 09:41 AM EST

Time Is Slowing in Europe Over 2 Countries' Power Dispute

Time Is Slowing in Europe Over 2 Countries' Power Dispute

Millions of Europeans who arrived late to work or school Wednesday had a good excuse — an unprecedented lag in the continent's electricity grid that's slowing down some clocks. The problem is caused by a...

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 09:47 AM EST

This Is Why Alexa Was Creepily, Spontaneously Laughing

This Is Why Alexa Was Creepily, Spontaneously Laughing

Since February, Amazon Echo users have been reporting that Alexa, its virtual personal assistant, has been breaking into laughter unprompted, NBC News reported. People have been posting videos of childlike...

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 at 09:17 AM EST

Drunk Man Who Took $1,600 Uber Ride to NJ Seeks Donations

Drunk Man Who Took $1,600 Uber Ride to NJ Seeks Donations

A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride back to his home state says he's seeking donations to help foot the bill. Kenny Bachman, who lives in Gloucester County,...

Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 06:20 PM EST

Craft Stores Serve as Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Craft Stores Serve as Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Fake flowers, yarn, ferns, fabric and ivy are just some of the items founds in craft stores that are also being used in a social media photo challenge. Portraits that look like they were taken in a garden are...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 04:07 PM EST

Man Gets Drunk, Accidentally Takes $1,600 Uber Ride

Man Gets Drunk, Accidentally Takes $1,600 Uber Ride

A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride back to his home state says the experience was "crazy." NJ.com reported Wednesday that Kenny Bachman thought he was...

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 at 04:09 PM EST
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Olympics Fans Wear Their National Spirit in Pyeongchang

From painted faces to colored mustaches, fans from across the globe have unique...View gallery

  • Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
  • Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
  • Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:51 AM EST

Museum to Discuss Efforts to See If Bones Belong to Pirate

Museum to Discuss Efforts to See If Bones Belong to Pirate

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy. The Whydah Pirate Museum in...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:29 PM EST

Oregon Woman Pulls Parasitic Worms From Eye

Oregon Woman Pulls Parasitic Worms From Eye

An Oregon woman is believed to be the first human to ever contract a rare eye worm parasite usually found in cattle. KGW's Katherine Cook reports.

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 10:05 AM EST

The Stache Heard Round the World

The Stache Heard Round the World

Norway’s Robert Johansson may have gotten the bronze medal in the ski jump, but his mustache takes home the gold. Johannson said he started growing it two years ago and it has treated him well ever...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 05:43 PM EST

Colossal 213 Pound Bagel Breaks World Record in NYC

Colossal 213 Pound Bagel Breaks World Record in NYC

The smell of onions filled the Acme Smoked Fish warehouse as onlookers packed the room to watch an attempt at building the largest bagel and lox sandwich ever recorded. In a partnership with Zucker’s Bagels...

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