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Have You Seen This? Skier pulls double backflip to avoid injury at Deer Valley

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:15pm

During a competition at Deer Valley, a skier pulled a double backflip, but he didn't do it to look cool — he did it to avoid getting seriously injured.

Emojis on license plates? LOL it's about to be a thing in Australia

Alex Stambaugh, CNN  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:02am

Emojis already light up text messages, social media, advertisements, even a movie. Now they're about to hit Australian roads.

Authorities remove cougar from tree outside California home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:09pm

Firefighters have rescued a very big cat — a mountain lion — from a tree outside a home in the Southern California desert.

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.

Faeroes to close for tourists due to maintenance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:22am

The Faeroe Islands, an 18-island archipelago midway between Iceland and Scotland, is closing for tourists for a weekend in April — unless they want to help locals keep the rocky isles clean and unspoiled.

Dog shoots man: German court rules owner not fit for license

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:53am

A German court has ruled that a dog owner isn't fit to carry a firearms license after his dog shot him with a rifle.

Man's shooting range wedding proposal was right on target

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:25am

A New Jersey couple is planning on giving marriage a shot after a man surprised his girlfriend by proposing at an indoor shooting range.

Burglar crashes car into Oklahoma adult novelty store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:18am

Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are searching for a man who crashed his car into the glass doors of an adult novelty shop, then ran inside and stole lingerie and sex toys.

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.