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Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 09:08 PM EDT

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Art prankster Banksy has struck again. A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million). In an...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

Her name conjures up Old Nordic tales about heroic accomplishments and that's exactly what Saga this summer did when she stumbled on a pre-Viking-era sword in a southern Sweden lake. Saga Vanecek, 8, was...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 07:49 AM EDT

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Police in a small northern Minnesota community have been taking some strange calls about birds that seem to be intoxicated. Citizens in Gilbert on the state's Iron Range have reported the birds flying into...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 01:08 PM EDT

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

Officials in northern Arkansas are investigating the cause of a mysterious hole in the ground that spouted flames into the air for more than 40 minutes. Investigators have ruled out methane as the source of the...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 06:21 AM EDT

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

A couple got onto a subway train at the start of the evening rush Friday, set up a tent, crawled inside and brazenly began smoking drugs to the shock and disgust of other passengers in the train car, one of whom...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 09:50 PM EDT

Mayor, Others Push Back on Proposed Robot Brothel in Houston

Mayor, Others Push Back on Proposed Robot Brothel in Houston

A so-called robot brothel a Canadian company said it wants to open in Houston is getting pushback from local officials and community groups, with the mayor saying the city is reviewing its ordinances to...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 09:58 PM EDT

Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police

Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police

Mosquitos drove a man out of the Wisconsin cornfield he was hiding in after police say he swiped more than $500 in liquor from a Piggly Wiggly supermarket and led authorities on a three-mile car chase. A...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:33 PM EDT

Two-Headed Snake Found in Northern Virginia

Two-Headed Snake Found in Northern Virginia

A two-headed snake recently found in Northern Virginia may be sent to a zoo. The two-headed baby Eastern Copperhead was found in Woodbridge last week, the Wildlife Center of Virginia said. A state herpetologist...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:55 AM EDT

Cop Takes Selfie With Raccoon Busted in Woman's Bathroom

Cop Takes Selfie With Raccoon Busted in Woman's Bathroom

A raccoon busted pawing through a woman's bathroom cabinet was subjected not to a mugshot, but to a selfie. The rogue raccoon was looking somewhat guilty when it was caught with its arm in the bathroom cabinet...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 08:16 AM EDT

Bath and Beyond: Kitchen-Bathroom Combo Apartment Causes Stir

Bath and Beyond: Kitchen-Bathroom Combo Apartment Causes Stir

A St. Louis man is the new tenant of a tiny apartment with a unique layout — the kitchen and bathroom are in the same place. Yep. The toilet, bathtub, oven and sink are all in one room. The 200-square-foot...

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