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Guinness declares massive Michigan ice cream sundae a record

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 9:41am

Guinness World Records says a roughly half-mile-long ice cream sundae that was gobbled up in Michigan this June was the longest ever.

Video: 6-foot snake pops up from hood of moving car

Erik Alexander, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 8:03pm

Heads up, car owners. You may be unknowingly giving rides to large snakes.

Meet Azalea the smoking chimp, new star at Pyongyang zoo

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 12:23pm

Pyongyang's newly opened zoo has a new star: Azalea, the smoking chimpanzee.

Fisherman reels in whopper of a lobster in Bermuda

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 9:31am

Hurricane Nicole may have brought more than wind and rain to Bermuda. Two fishermen are crediting the storm with bringing in an enormous 14-pound spiny lobster.

This man built a VR app to cure his fear of spiders

Seth Fiegerman, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 9:04pm

They say entrepreneurs need to embrace fear, but Tim Suzman may have taken that maxim a little too literally.

Pumpkins go ballistic at New Hampshire racetrack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 2:41pm

Pumpkins were going ballistic at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend.

Minute hand plunges from Hamburg church tower; no one hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 6:30am

A 20-kilogram (44-pound) minute hand has fallen off a clock on a Hamburg church tower, plunging 40 meters (130 feet) onto the sidewalk below.

Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:03am

Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally.

Woman with skull on stick leads Sacramento police to body

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:00am

It sounds like a Halloween prank but Sacramento police say it was all too real.

Move along, Bozo: Mississippi county bans clowns for now

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:00pm

A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween.

Nearly $10K in cash left in shopping cart returned to owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:41am

Nearly $10,000 in cash a restaurant owner left in a shopping cart at an upstate New York store has been returned thanks to a couple who found the money.

Australian officials fly to Paris to discuss saving money

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 7:11pm

Australia's foreign department, searching for ways to shrink its spending, flew 23 bureaucrats business class from Canberra to Paris to attend a three-day conference and discuss ways to save money, officials said Thursday.

Minnesota couple celebrates wedding by posing with puppies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 5:31pm

A Minnesota couple celebrated their wedding day by posing with puppies.

Police: Bandit with taste for fancy cookies, espresso nabbed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 3:40pm

Police say a bandit with a taste for espresso and fancy cookies has been nabbed because he asked an officer for directions to a Connecticut pastry shop.

Video shows tussle over naked Hillary Clinton statue in NYC

Jake Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 1:01pm

A statue of a topless, hoofed Hillary Clinton appeared outside a subway station Tuesday, prompting a tussle after one woman purposely knocked it down and sat on it to prevent others from picking it back up.

If schoolkids had a say, Hillary Clinton would be president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 8:41am

While most grown-ups are a few weeks away from heading to the polls, more than 150,000 of the nation's schoolchildren have already voted on who they want to be president.

Spain: Town may fine church over 'noisy' bells

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 4:00am

A small Spanish town is considering fining a medieval church 16,000 euros ($17,500) because its bells are "too noisy."

Thief of Advil gets jail for his 12th shoplifting conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 1:01pm

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed for stealing a $4.49 bottle of Advil because it was the 12th time he's been convicted of shoplifting.

Battle over school toilet paper breaks out in Spanish town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 9:40am

A row over a public's school's toilet paper supply has broken out in a Spanish town, prompting local officials to step in.

Small plane's wing strikes woman after landing in Slovenia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 8:10am

Slovenian police say a 66-year-old female pedestrian required hospital treatment after being hit by the wing of a small plane which was taxiing at an airport.