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Cardboard officer cuts crime at Mass. subway stop

08/07/2013 8:02am
The burly officer watching over the bike racks at a Boston-area transportation hub is a real stiff.

Plane hits cow, skids off runway in Indonesia

08/07/2013 9:52am
A Lion Air jet carrying 117 people hit a cow while landing and skidded off a runway in eastern Indonesia, an official said Wednesday. No injuries were reported, but the incident forced the cancellation of flights, stranding hundreds of passengers traveling for the Eid holiday.

Dead shark is found in NYC subway car, disposed of

08/07/2013 11:42am
Did a fan of "Shark Week" get carried away?

Shark mysteriously boards New York subway train

08/07/2013 1:32pm
Anyone who has ridden public transportation anywhere has seen a few things they can't ever un-see. But New York Subway riders encountered something that seems unreal even for New York: a small, dead shark aboard the train.

Florida man bitten by shark, punched by monkey (twice), struck by lightning, bitten by snake

08/07/2013 3:51pm
Nature apparently has it out for some people. For instance, Erik Norrie, a man who, in his 40 years on Earth, has had run ins with monkeys, sharks, rattlesnakes and the hammer of Thor himself.