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Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 01:52 PM PST

Sword Stolen by Costumed Ninja Is Returned to Card Shop

Sword Stolen by Costumed Ninja Is Returned to Card Shop

A katana sword that was missing from an Anchorage card shop has been returned. KTVA-TV reports surveillance video shows a person dressed as a ninja leaving BOSCO'S Comic, Cards & Games with what looked to be the...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 05:12 PM PST

2 Moose Found Frozen Mid-Fight Near Remote Alaska Village

2 Moose Found Frozen Mid-Fight Near Remote Alaska Village

Two moose were discovered frozen in battle and encased in ice near a remote village on Alaska's unforgiving western coast on Nov. 2. Brad Webster, a middle school social studies and science teacher in Unalaklee...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 03:19 AM PST

Thrill Seeker Bungee Dunks Cookie 240 Feet, Breaks Record

Thrill Seeker Bungee Dunks Cookie 240 Feet, Breaks Record

Simon Berry just wanted a cookie, his tea and a little thrill. The 24-year-old combines the three in a record-breaking bungee dunk for 240 feet with a perfect aim for Guinness World Records Day.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 08:26 AM PST

NYC Museum-Goers Wait 2 Hours to Squat on Gold Toilet

NYC Museum-Goers Wait 2 Hours to Squat on Gold Toilet

Patrons at the Guggenheim are standing in line for up to two hours to use the bathroom at the Fifth Avenue museum, but they don't seem to mind the wait. Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan replaced the toilet in...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 05:11 PM PST

Man Accused of Terrorizing El Segundo With Air Horn

Man Accused of Terrorizing El Segundo With Air Horn

A man with an air horn that sounds like a train has allegedly been terrorizing the residents of El Segundo for weeks, and police have just made an arrest after finding the man accused of the noise with air horn...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 04:26 PM PST

NYC Woman Sues Zara, Says Dead Rat Was Sewn Into Dress

NYC Woman Sues Zara, Says Dead Rat Was Sewn Into Dress

A Manhattan woman is suing Spanish fashion retailer Zara after she says she found a rat sewn into a dress she bought at one of their stores. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court last week, 24-year-old...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 09:02 AM PST

US Senator Moonlights as Uber Driver for Constituents

US Senator Moonlights as Uber Driver for Constituents

A Republican senator helped his constituents get around this weekend by moonlighting as a driver for the ride-sharing service Uber. In a series of tweets, Ben Sasse of Nebraska explained his decision to get...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 07:54 AM PST

Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus

Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus

The sturdy stools and spongy cushions made at a factory in upstate New York are formed with fungus. Ecovative Design is a business staking its growth on mycelium, the thread-like "roots" of mushrooms. The...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:47 AM PST

Fungus Furniture

Fungus Furniture

Ecovative Design on Green Island, New York, is taking an unusual approach to making their furniture by growing their building boards from mycelium instead of using wood, metal or other conventional materials.

Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 11:43 AM PST

Shoeless, Shirtless, Breathless, Aussie Lawmakers Still Vote

Shoeless, Shirtless, Breathless, Aussie Lawmakers Still Vote

Half-dressed, panting and disheveled, the lawmakers jolted awake by a middle-of-the-night vote were applauded by colleagues as they raced into an Australian state Parliament. The Queensland lawmakers were quite...

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