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4 weather folklore sayings that are not backed by science

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 3:33pm

Before there were satellites, computers and even thermometers, people would pay close attention to the signs nature provided to predict the weather and ensure their survival.

With help from goat, wily Clydesdale goes on lam for 5 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:11pm

A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word "scapegoat" when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days.

Apartment complex warns residents about clown trying to lure kids into woods

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:46am

It's like a scene straight out of Stephen King's "It." Young kids. A creepy clown. And everybody's freaking out.

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:11am

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.

Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:11am

Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.

Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:10am

The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks.

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:30am

Some mistakes are never too late to fix.

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:31am

An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.

Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:21pm

A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners.

This photo of a couple saying goodbye is breaking hearts

Jamie K. White, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:28am

A photo posted online showing an elderly couple holding hands and crying has been shared thousands of times on Facebook.

Quiz: Can you pass a 5th grade math exam?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:00am

In recognition of back-to-school season, in this quiz, you’ll go back to school — 5th grade, to be exact — and test your math knowledge. These questions are grade-school level, but they are by no means easy.

Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:33am

Kyle Cook can't decide whether he's really unlucky or incredibly fortunate.

Lawyer: Don't punish client for buying car from drug dealer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:30am

A lawyer for a Massachusetts man found with 95 packets of heroin in his car says his client shouldn't be punished for unknowingly buying a vehicle from a drug dealer.

Police: Driver playing 'Pokemon Go' hits parked cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:10am

New Jersey police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:30pm

A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.

UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:50am

One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:00am

An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.

Handsome cop upstages rock stars in Northern Ireland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:21am

Fans in Northern Ireland are keenly awaiting a Belfast music festival featuring Avicii and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. But the build up to Friday's event has been dominated by a policeman offering safety advice for the event.

GPS device in stolen cigarette box leads to arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:00am

A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland.

Shirtless suspect catches ride on Florida school bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

Deputies in Florida arrested a shirtless 27-year-old burglary suspect after they say he caught a ride on a school bus.