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Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 03:01 PM EST

Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home

Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home

A Salt Lake City woman says a commercial plane dropped human waste on her car and home, and it isn't the first time this has happened. "At first I thought, 'Wow, some bird really took a dump on my car!" said Bethany Bowker. "It's disgusting."

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 07:37 PM EST

Snake in a Toilet! Arlington Woman Makes Startling Discovery

Snake in a Toilet! Arlington Woman Makes Startling Discovery

This probably isn't something you thought you needed to be afraid of. Think again? A Virginia woman called Animal Control last week after she found a snake in a toilet in an Arlington County apartment. To...

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 02:21 PM EST

Roads In Canada Turn Into Ice Rinks

Roads In Canada Turn Into Ice Rinks

Parts of Canada have seen so much ice building up on the roads that residents have been putting on their skates. Laura Spink posted a video from Peterborough on Monday showing an adept skater moving around with ease over the icy road. Many others also used the opportunity to show off their skating skills with Michael Daoust & Nicolas Daoust posting a video of a skater pulling shapes in the middle of a residential street in Quebec.

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 11:18 AM EST

Items Ooze Love, Loss at LA's Museum of Broken Relationships

Items Ooze Love, Loss at LA's Museum of Broken Relationships

After her husband asked for a divorce, Amber Clisura gave back her engagement ring, kicked him out of the house and tossed everything that reminded her of the ruined marriage. Except for one item: a polished...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 01:23 PM EST

The Crazy Year in Politics (Besides Trump and Clinton)

The Crazy Year in Politics (Besides Trump and Clinton)

It's a tradition for NBC News to sum up the oddest, silliest and most head-scratching political moments of the year, but this year was a strange one. Even if the social media fodder from the deeply divisive...

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 06:15 AM EST

You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims

You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims

A llama brought in for a photo shoot may just be the zaniest expense request of 2016, according to a survey of more than 430 business travelers, NBC News reports. A $28,000 bottle-service tab, a blow-up doll...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 12:29 PM EST

Ticket or Onion, Asks Fla. Officer Dressed as the Grinch

Ticket or Onion, Asks Fla. Officer Dressed as the Grinch

A Monroe County Sheriff's officer gave out onions instead of traffic citations for drivers slightly going over the speed limit in a school zone on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. Dressed as the Grinch,...

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 01:18 PM EST

NY Commuters Scurry as Rat Hops Down Up Escalator

NY Commuters Scurry as Rat Hops Down Up Escalator

Rats taking on giant dinner rolls and slices of pizza in the subway have become fodder for viral memes this year, but no New York City rodent has attempted such a feat as one undertaken at the height of Monday's...

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 02:15 PM EST

President Trump Gets Wax Figure for Madame Tussauds

President Trump Gets Wax Figure for Madame Tussauds

Sculptors and artists at Madame Tussauds' wax museum are working non-stop to complete wax figures of President-elect Donald Trump in time for Inauguration Day on Jan. 20, 2017. Trump will be the first sitting president to already have a wax figure in the museum, after his first sitting in 1997.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 03:35 PM EST

Watch: Workers Throw Sex Toys to Chase Off Gunman

Watch: Workers Throw Sex Toys to Chase Off Gunman

An armed man who entered an adult-themed store Wednesday and demanded cash was chased off by two employees who lobbed sex toys at him in a bizarre confrontation that was caught on camera. The man can be seen...

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