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Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:17 PM EDT

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

A dune formation found on Mars would seem — without knowing the story of dunes, lava and wind behind it — highly illogical. Many fans of the show "Star Trek" are noting one particular dune "footprint" looks...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:54 AM EDT

The Craziest Food Heists

Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 06:29 PM EDT

Joey Chestnut Expecting 'a Battle' at Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut Expecting 'a Battle' at Hot Dog Eating Contest

Eleven-time champion Joey Chestnut says he expects this year's Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest to be "a battle." But the 35-year-old Chestnut said Wednesday that he'll "find a rhythm and do what it takes" to win...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

There are six levels of driver assistance technology recognized by federal highway safety authorities, ranging from a driver performing all the tasks to full automation — the vehicle can do everything under all...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 03:58 PM EDT

Summer Solstice 2019: What You Need to Know

Summer Solstice 2019: What You Need to Know

The summer solstice sets off the official start of summer as the Northern Hemisphere angles itself at the point in its orbit closest to the sun, causing the longest day and shortest night of the calendar...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 08:35 AM EDT

Man Who Once Got FBI to Test 'Bigfoot' Hair Still Holds Hope

Man Who Once Got FBI to Test 'Bigfoot' Hair Still Holds Hope

Yeti persisted. An Oregon man intent on proving the existence of the mythical creatures known as Bigfoot, Sasquatch, the Abominable Snowman and Yeti in 1976 managed to get the FBI to test hair and tissue...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 08:47 PM EDT

Massive Ladybug Swarm Over California Shows Up on Radar

Massive Ladybug Swarm Over California Shows Up on Radar

Though it looked like the San Diego region was about to be drenched in a soggy downpour, it was actually something sort of magical. A giant swarm of ladybugs making its way across the National Weather...

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at 09:39 AM EDT

Video: Sweet Tooth Squirrel Goes Nuts for Reese's in DC Tree

Video: Sweet Tooth Squirrel Goes Nuts for Reese's in DC Tree

Why eat acorns when you can chow down on peanut butter cups?

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 10:16 AM EDT

Peacock Stuck in Truck Grill Walks Away Unharmed

Peacock Stuck in Truck Grill Walks Away Unharmed

Sheriff's deputies in Clackamas, Oregon, came to the aid of a driver who had a peacock stuck in the grill of her truck. The peacock escaped and appeared to be unharmed.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 11:29 AM EDT

'Guardian Angel': Pigeon Saves Speeding Driver From Ticket

'Guardian Angel': Pigeon Saves Speeding Driver From Ticket

Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the right moment. Perhaps inspired by this week's...

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