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Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 09:08 PM EDT

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Art prankster Banksy has struck again. A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million). In an...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

Her name conjures up Old Nordic tales about heroic accomplishments and that's exactly what Saga this summer did when she stumbled on a pre-Viking-era sword in a southern Sweden lake. Saga Vanecek, 8, was...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 07:49 AM EDT

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Police in a small northern Minnesota community have been taking some strange calls about birds that seem to be intoxicated. Citizens in Gilbert on the state's Iron Range have reported the birds flying into...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 11:53 PM EDT

Want $300? Hang Out in a Coffin at Six Flags for 30 Hours

Want $300? Hang Out in a Coffin at Six Flags for 30 Hours

Would you spend the weekend in a tiny, cramped space for a chance at $300 — And a free coffin? If yes, then Six Flags America has got the challenge for you.

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 01:08 PM EDT

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

Officials in northern Arkansas are investigating the cause of a mysterious hole in the ground that spouted flames into the air for more than 40 minutes. Investigators have ruled out methane as the source of the...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 09:09 AM EDT

Video: Brick Bounces Off Glass, Hits Would-Be Burglar's Head

Video: Brick Bounces Off Glass, Hits Would-Be Burglar's Head

An attempted burglary in Suitland, Maryland, went all wrong when the suspect's brick ricocheted off bulletproof glass and smashed into his head.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 06:21 AM EDT

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

A couple got onto a subway train at the start of the evening rush Friday, set up a tent, crawled inside and brazenly began smoking drugs to the shock and disgust of other passengers in the train car, one of whom...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 09:50 PM EDT

Mayor, Others Push Back on Proposed Robot Brothel in Houston

Mayor, Others Push Back on Proposed Robot Brothel in Houston

A so-called robot brothel a Canadian company said it wants to open in Houston is getting pushback from local officials and community groups, with the mayor saying the city is reviewing its ordinances to...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 09:58 PM EDT

Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police

Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police

Mosquitos drove a man out of the Wisconsin cornfield he was hiding in after police say he swiped more than $500 in liquor from a Piggly Wiggly supermarket and led authorities on a three-mile car chase. A...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:33 PM EDT

Two-Headed Snake Found in Northern Virginia

Two-Headed Snake Found in Northern Virginia

A two-headed baby Eastern Copperhead was found in Woodbridge last week.

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