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Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:11 AM EDT

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, possum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:43 AM EDT

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

A self-proclaimed Nazi officially became Isidore Heath Hitler with a name change that took effect this week. MyCentralJersey.com reported Hitler's name officially changed from Isidore Heath Campbell on Monday...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 09:49 AM EDT

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs agents in Philadelphia say they found 8 grams of heroin stuffed inside a congratulatory greeting card addressed to someone in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

A Twitter user's joking request for help to getting free Wendy's chicken nuggets for a year has earned him a spot in the record books. As of Tuesday morning, Carter Wilkerson, @carterjwm, had more than 3.43...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:12 PM EDT

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

A resident of Stagecoach Road in Avon, Connecticut, received an unexpected visitor last week. A black bear showed up on the woman's back deck Wednesday morning while the homeowner was making brownies. The...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:16 AM EDT

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Crayola's new crayon color will be based on a blue pigment discovered in 2009. Scientists at Oregon State University accidentally discovered the brilliant blue hue when they were experimenting with materials...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT

TSA Holds Public Auction of Confiscated Items

TSA Holds Public Auction of Confiscated Items

The Transportation Security Administration collects millions of dollars in lost and confiscated items each year, which is then sold to law enforcement or sent to public auction. Pocket knives, watches, snow...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT

Students Crawl Through Air Duct to Steal Finals Exam: Cops

Students Crawl Through Air Duct to Steal Finals Exam: Cops

Two University of Kentucky students are facing felony charges after allegedly crawling through an air duct to enter a professor's office and steal a copy of their final exam. WLEX's Conroy Delouche reports.

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 06:32 AM EDT

Pigeon Sneaks Into Apartment, Lays Eggs in Pasta Strainer

Pigeon Sneaks Into Apartment, Lays Eggs in Pasta Strainer

Upon returning home from a vacation, a Brooklyn, New York, woman was surprised to find a pigeon with two eggs living inside her pasta strainer.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 09:23 AM EDT

Life-Size Ronald McDonald Statue Goes Missing in NJ

Life-Size Ronald McDonald Statue Goes Missing in NJ

Authorities are looking into whether the Hamburglar has an alibi after someone stole a Ronald McDonald statue from a McDonald's in New Jersey. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office says the life-size...

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