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Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 08:17 AM PDT

Man Sitting on San Francisco Bus Lights Woman's Hair on Fire

Man Sitting on San Francisco Bus Lights Woman's Hair on Fire

One person in San Francisco on Monday was taken into custody after setting another person's hair on fire while the two sat on a city bus, police said.

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 08:25 AM PDT

What Do Russians Dream About? Putin, Among Other Things

What Do Russians Dream About? Putin, Among Other Things

Vladimir Putin is everywhere in his country's public life. Now it turns out the president is even gracing ordinary Russians' dreams, NBC News reported. A web search engine said the strongman was the only...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 06:18 PM PDT

Man Films 'Never-Ending' Gator Parade in South Florida

Man Films 'Never-Ending' Gator Parade in South Florida

A Florida wildlife photographer captured a seemingly infinite procession of alligators in South Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve. Photographer Bobby Wummer filmed the half-hour parade of gators just...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 01:16 PM PDT

Humpback Whales Mysteriously Organize in Super Groups: Study

Humpback Whales Mysteriously Organize in Super Groups: Study

Some humpback whales are starting to gather in larger-than-usual groups, but scientists aren't sure why, according to a new study published earlier this month. Typically, these whales are considered solitary...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 11:28 AM PDT

Judge Blows Over NJ Flatulence Lawsuit

Judge Blows Over NJ Flatulence Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit that said one of New Jersey's top pork roll makers fired a worker for passing too much gas.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 09:55 AM PDT

Traveler Caught with About 80 Reptiles in Suitcase

Traveler Caught with About 80 Reptiles in Suitcase

A Czech citizen traveling back from South Africa was caught at the Vienna Airport trying to smuggle about 80 reptiles in his suitcase.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 07:06 AM PDT

Sea Lion That Swam Up Calif. Farmland Canal Evades Rescue

Sea Lion That Swam Up Calif. Farmland Canal Evades Rescue

Wildlife experts are frustrated by a young sea lion that evaded their attempts to rescue him from a canal that cuts through farmland and an inland Northern California neighborhood. Vacaville police officers,...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 01:25 AM PDT

Queen Mary Ship in Dire Need of Repair

Queen Mary Ship in Dire Need of Repair

It's a Long Beach legend, but ithe 1930s-era ocean liner is at risk of becoming a pile of rust — or worse. Experts say the ship has accumulated so much rust over the years that it could be overcome by...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 04:50 AM PDT

Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name

Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name

British officials didn't want to name a polar research ship "Boaty McBoatface," but they had no problem giving the name to a new submarine, NBC News reported. Last year, the British government agency...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 09:20 AM PDT

Hens' Best Friends: Retirees Knit Sweaters for Chilly Chickens

Hens' Best Friends: Retirees Knit Sweaters for Chilly Chickens

Sweaters for chickens? It sounds like a joke, but a plucky group of retirees in suburban Boston has hatched a plan to keep poultry warm during the New England winter. The unusual project began after members of...

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