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Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 09:38 PM EDT

Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey

Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey

When it comes to tattoos paying homage to Chicago, this one is a slam dunk. It goes beyond the World Series rings, the skylines, the logos and even the Stanley Cup trophies. One man tattooed his entire back with...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 03:06 PM EDT

‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica

‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica

A sea creature nicknamed the “headless chicken monster” was seen near Antarctica on a long-line fishing company’s underwater camera system. The bizarre-looking creature is actually a sea...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 03:02 PM EDT

'Call My Lawyer' Printed on Sweatshirt Seized by Police

'Call My Lawyer' Printed on Sweatshirt Seized by Police

Police arrested a suspect in a burglary and seized seven right-foot Nike Air Jordans and a sweatshirt printed with "Call My Lawyer."

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 02:53 PM EDT

Intrepid Beagle Sniffs Out a Roasted Pig at World's Busiest Airport

Intrepid Beagle Sniffs Out a Roasted Pig at World's Busiest Airport

It looks like Hardy the beagle knows he's a good dog. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture detector dog was on the case when a passenger traveling from Ecuador tried to bring a roasted pig's...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Calif. Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into Cookies: Police

Calif. Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into Cookies: Police

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday. The student and a friend baked the...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 05:44 AM EDT

Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys

Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys

A creative group of scuba divers submerged 30 feet beneath the surface in the Florida Keys to carve pumpkins. The event took place at the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest that took place Sunday near...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:56 PM EDT

Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos

Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos

San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies in California had to reach into their bag of tricks, or lunch bag of tricks, to corral a portly pig that had gotten loose.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 05:39 PM EDT

Ruling the Rink: Ice-Skating Dog Wins Hearts

Ruling the Rink: Ice-Skating Dog Wins Hearts

Hockey has gone to the dogs. A 5-year-old yellow lab, named Benny has high hopes of performing for the Las Vegas Golden Knights. The ice-skating dog is now on his fourth pair of skates, each designed by his...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 06:11 PM EDT

Sale on for Banksy Painting That Self-Destructed at Auction

Sale on for Banksy Painting That Self-Destructed at Auction

The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase, auctioneer Sotheby's said Thursday. The auction house said a female...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 08:41 PM EDT

Gecko Butt-Dials 'Bazillion' Times From Hawaii Seal Hospital

Gecko Butt-Dials 'Bazillion' Times From Hawaii Seal Hospital

If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed. Or, more specifically, foot-dialed. By a gecko.

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