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Have You Seen This? What a 5.9 magnitude earthquake looks like under water

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 15th - 1:43pm

I was never too terribly curious about what an earthquake looked like under water, but now that I've seen it I'm mad I didn't care.

Have You Seen This? Girl Scout sings, dances at doorstep

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Feb 13th - 1:15pm

If a potential customer isn't sure whether or not to buy Girl Scout Cookies, what should a Girl Scout say at the front door? You guessed it: sing a catchy jingle while dancing.

Polar bears invade Russian town; locals delighted but wary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 9:35pm

Russian wildlife specialists are heading for an Arctic archipelago to try to resolve a situation that has both terrified and delighted the locals: the polar bears that moved into a populated area.

Camels found wandering in Arizona yard are back home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 4:47pm

Two camels in southern Arizona are back home after going for an impromptu trek in the desert.

Have You Seen This? Camel hauls car out of snow

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Feb 11th - 4:10pm

With crazy snow storms comes crazy snow-related happenings. And this video is no exception.

Met Museum says it's returning stolen coffin to Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:45pm

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art says it's returning a prized artifact to Egypt after learning it was stolen from the country in 2011.

Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:06pm

Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.

Home investor finds staircase booby-trapped with a knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:58am

A Philadelphia real estate investor says a home he was scoping out came with an unadvertised surprise — a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife.

Nightmare: Man's car stolen while he's asleep in back seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 4:05pm

A man's nap in the back of his car in Delaware turned into a nightmare after the car he was sleeping in was stolen and crashed.

Hungry bear goes for ride after getting stuck on trash truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:00am

Drivers were startled to see a hungry bear that got stuck in the back of garbage truck and took a ride across a stretch of eastern North Carolina.

Cockroaches named after exes to be fed to Texas zoo animals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 6:33am

Not in the Valentine's Day spirit? A Texas zoo has a cockroach that can help.

Couple named 'breeder of year' face animal cruelty charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:06am

A New Hampshire couple honored as a "Breeder of the Year" by the American Kennel Club faces an animal cruelty charge.

Indictment: Man left caged pit bull to drown in rising tide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 5:25am

A man accused of leaving a young pit bull mix to drown in a cage at water's edge in a rising tide last summer has been indicted on animal cruelty charges.

Russia teen refits car, gets shoutout from Elon Musk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 4:03am

A Russian teenager has refitted his car to drive it backward, and got a shoutout from Tesla's CEO Elon Musk. But this didn't stop the police from stripping him of the car registration.

Volunteer discovers $4,000 inside donated book in Phoenix

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 11:51am

Thousands of dollars found inside a donated book has been returned to the former owner.

Haunted by jeers, town rethinks teen trick-or-treat penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 9:31am

A Virginia city's penalty of jail time for teenage trick-or-treaters has scared up some ridicule and a possible policy change.

Man who dumped tuna in woods pleads guilty, gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 8:11am

A Massachusetts man authorities say caught a tuna out of season and then dumped the headless, 400-pound carcass in the woods has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to related charges.

Police: Pot smokers find caged tiger in abandoned house

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 4:35am

Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger.

Not a rom-com: Mom scouting date for son draws campus ire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 11th - 10:25am

It's almost Valentine's Day, and at Towson University in Maryland a mother has been trying so hard to find a date for her son that police are concerned.

Troopers: Teen arrested for taking control of Alaska flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 10th - 10:22pm

A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he briefly took control of a small plane during a short commercial flight over western Alaska, authorities said.