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Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

'Inky' the Octopus Escapes New Zealand Aquarium

'Inky' the Octopus Escapes New Zealand Aquarium

Inky the octopus waited until it was dark and the staff had gone home from the National Aquarium of New Zealand before making his move.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 10:56 AM EDT

Canine Food Truck: Chicken Feet, Pumpkin Pretzels and 'Pupcakes'

Canine Food Truck: Chicken Feet, Pumpkin Pretzels and 'Pupcakes'

Stand on any block around lunchtime near Amazon.com's downtown Seattle headquarters and there are two common sights: people walking their dogs and people buying lunch at food trucks.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 06:36 PM EDT

Record For Longest Human Mattress Chain Topples

Record For Longest Human Mattress Chain Topples

An appliance and electronics-leasing company has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest chain of mattresses -- and people -- toppling like dominoes.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

WATCH: Alleged Burglar Grills Burger in Closed Restaurant

WATCH: Alleged Burglar Grills Burger in Closed Restaurant

D.C. police are searching for a man seen in surveillance video who apparently grilled himself a hamburger as the restaurant was closed.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 11:41 AM EDT

'Stolen' Gold-Flecked Meteorite at Center of Legal Fight

'Stolen' Gold-Flecked Meteorite at Center of Legal Fight

A precious meteorite that’s traveled from the asteroid belt near Mars to the mountains of Fukang, China, to Marin County, California, is at the center of a vicious ownership battle being fought in San Francisco...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 10:54 AM EDT

Alligator Caught 'Attempting to Gain Entry' to Fla. Home

Alligator Caught 'Attempting to Gain Entry' to Fla. Home

An alligator was removed from a mobile home community in Central Florida Tuesday after it approached a resident's front door. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the gator was 9 feet 5 inches...

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