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Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

Search for Lost Ohio Tortoise May Have Saved Owner's Sister

Search for Lost Ohio Tortoise May Have Saved Owner's Sister

A wayward tortoise's surprising trek around Ohio has ended happily for its owner, whose two-week search, in a twist of fate, might have saved her sister's life. Otis the California desert tortoise managed to...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:46 AM EDT

Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck

Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck

A snake gave a couple of people inside a moving truck quite a scare when it appeared on the hood.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 12:13 PM EDT

Furry Surprise Behind the Bumper: Kitten Found in Tesla

Furry Surprise Behind the Bumper: Kitten Found in Tesla

A Florida man heard meowing coming from inside his Tesla. He took the vehicle to his service center where a kitten was pulled from the rear bumper.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:47 PM EDT

Intrepid Rat Drags Whole Garbage Bag Across NYC Sidewalk

Intrepid Rat Drags Whole Garbage Bag Across NYC Sidewalk

Never doubt a New York City rat's strength and resolve. The city's rodents are already known to persist in their quest for local food favorites (see: pizza rat, roll rat). But one astonishing rat in Brooklyn...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 09:05 AM EDT

Bear Surprises Florida Man

Bear Surprises Florida Man

A Florida man had a huge surprise waiting for him in his garage when he arrived home. His surveillance camera captured a black bear running out of the garage.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 09:43 PM EDT

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

A jail in Canada that's been closed for decades is getting a second life thanks to a creative entrepreneur. The owner will begin listing individual cells on Airbnb at the end of June.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 09:11 AM EDT

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "French Spider-Man," climbed the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel on June 12. The hotel is the city's fourth-tallest building.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 06:23 PM EDT

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

British prime minister Theresa May had some unusual competition for her seat in Parliament this year—and social media took notice. Twitter was ablaze Friday with photos of May standing beside an Elmo impersona...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 03:03 PM EDT

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

A young deer ran into a Pennsylvania paint store on June 1. The young buck ran around the store before finding its way out.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 10:02 AM EDT

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Ducks do well in water. A duct-taped boat? Not so much. KTOO reports (http://bit.ly/2rGw2pW) the U.S. Coast Guard picked up a 32-year-old man and his dog from an inflatable, duct-taped watercraft when it...

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