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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 04:33 PM EDT

2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit

2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit

A two-story "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is inspiring kids to pick up light sabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state. Elevator mechanic Nick Meyer spent half a...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:43 AM EDT

Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica

Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica

Nick Meyer decided that his AT-AT walker model wasn’t big enough, so he built a two-story replica of the famous “Star Wars” vehicle on the front lawn of his house. The display has inspired some...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 06:35 AM EDT

Mich. Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

Mich. Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers. The sweet gesture didn't help Michael Zaydel. He still was sentenced to...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:46 PM EDT

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity. The Rapid City Journal reports that a man spotted the cubs lollygagging in his neighbor's yard about...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:43 AM EDT

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear shared a dance with the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, at a charity event the Royals were hosting at the famous Paddington Station, where the iconic children's book character...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:30 PM EDT

Sweet: Florida Man Arrested for Doughnut Glaze Gets $37,500

Sweet: Florida Man Arrested for Doughnut Glaze Gets $37,500

A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement.

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 07:32 PM EDT

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

Have Wife, Will Carry: Couples Vie in Wife-Carrying Contest

Have Wife, Will Carry: Couples Vie in Wife-Carrying Contest

It was a messy slog but a Virginia couple reaped the rewards of cash -- and beer -- in the North American Wife Carrying Championship. Jake and Kirsten Barney, from Lexington, Virginia, finished first Saturday...

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