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Friday, Mar 11, 2016 at 07:40 AM EST

Wholesaler Acquires Rare 4-Clawed Lobster

Wholesaler Acquires Rare 4-Clawed Lobster

A seafood wholesaler in Portland, Maine, is in possession of a lobster that will never see the dinner table despite having a curious amount of extra claw meat. Ready Seafood Co. has acquired a lobster with four

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 at 07:38 AM EST

Salon's Huge 'Make Your Hair Great Again' Hat Stolen

Salon's Huge 'Make Your Hair Great Again' Hat Stolen

A giant, red hat with a message echoing Donald Trump's campaign slogan was stolen off a well-known statue in Redondo Beach, California, Tuesday in a middle-of-the-night theft caught on surveillance camera, the...

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016 at 06:17 PM EST

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Being Drunk in Class

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Being Drunk in Class

A substitute teacher in central Florida has been arrested after authorities say she showed up drunk in a classroom of second-graders.

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016 at 06:08 AM EST

Scooby-Doo Like Van Escapes California Police

Scooby-Doo Like Van Escapes California Police

Northern California police have a real mystery on their hands. A driver of a mini-van painted to resemble the "Mystery Machine'' from the Scooby Doo cartoon series led Redding police on a high-speed chase...

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 03:36 PM EST

Naked Woman on Big Rig Cab Stops Highway Traffic

Naked Woman on Big Rig Cab Stops Highway Traffic

Traffic was shut down along Highway 290 in Houston Monday morning when a woman took off her clothes and climbed on top of a truck after a crash. Deputies were called just before 9 a.m.

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 09:34 AM EST

Long Island Man Charged With DWI Live Streamed Drive

Long Island Man Charged With DWI Live Streamed Drive

A Long Island man used the video streaming app "Periscope" to broadcast himself driving his Lexus at 1 a.m. along the Ocean Parkway in Nassau County, state police said Sunday. Police dispatchers in Farmingdale...

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 05:08 AM EST

Dog Pops Up in Driver's Seat When Semi Crashes

Dog Pops Up in Driver's Seat When Semi Crashes

One dog apparently has learned a new trick: how to drive a semi-truck. Customers at a Minnesota gas station saw a golden Labrador retriever appear to drive the semi across a road Friday. Mankato police say the...

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016 at 06:14 PM EST

Bird Poop Apparently Caused NY Nuclear Reactor Outage

Bird Poop Apparently Caused NY Nuclear Reactor Outage

Bird poop was the likely cause of a December shutdown at a nuclear power plant outside New York City, according to the operator.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 at 08:05 PM EST

Man Breaks Into Store & Pays for Cigarettes

Man Breaks Into Store & Pays for Cigarettes

Police in New Mexico say a man broke into a convenience store to buy cigarettes, NBC News reported. The man, identified as Ellis C. Battista, 24, pounded on the door of a Bradley, New Mexico, convenience...

Monday, Feb 29, 2016 at 11:21 AM EST

Architects Build Upside-Down House in Taiwan

Architects Build Upside-Down House in Taiwan

Building and designing a new house of your own may seem like a topsy-turvy experience. For a group of architects in Taiwan, it certainly was. On commission from Taiwan's Culture Department, they designed...

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