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Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:43 AM EDT

Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica

Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica

Nick Meyer decided that his AT-AT walker model wasn’t big enough, so he built a two-story replica of the famous “Star Wars” vehicle on the front lawn of his house. The display has inspired some...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 06:35 AM EDT

Mich. Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

Mich. Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers. The sweet gesture didn't help Michael Zaydel. He still was sentenced to...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:46 PM EDT

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity. The Rapid City Journal reports that a man spotted the cubs lollygagging in his neighbor's yard about...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then. Bett...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:43 AM EDT

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear shared a dance with the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, at a charity event the Royals were hosting at the famous Paddington Station, where the iconic children's book character...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:30 PM EDT

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement. Daniel Rushing was arrested in December 2015 when Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins spotted flakes of...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 07:32 PM EDT

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

Have Wife, Will Carry: Couples Vie in Wife-Carrying Contest

Have Wife, Will Carry: Couples Vie in Wife-Carrying Contest

It was a messy slog but a Virginia couple reaped the rewards of cash -- and beer -- in the North American Wife Carrying Championship. Jake and Kirsten Barney, from Lexington, Virginia, finished first Saturday...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 10:40 AM EDT

Man Clings to Front of School Bus in Road Rage Case

Man Clings to Front of School Bus in Road Rage Case

Baltimore police arrested a man in a bizarre case of road rage last Thursday, after a video showed him clinging to the front of a moving school bus and banging on the hood while demanding the driver open the...

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