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Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:13am

It's not quite the World Wide Web — but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start.

Dad accused of putting girl in game machine, stealing prizes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:29am

A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes.

Get ready for 'Bongzilla,' selfie frenzy at Vegas pot museum

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:19am

A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets.

Authorities pull globe, not honey pot, from bear cub's head

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:19pm

A bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard plastic globe.

Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:19pm

Yellowstone National Park officials have ticketed a man caught on video wandering close to Old Faithful geyser, where he risked burns from the boiling-hot water that erupts every hour or so.

Have You Seen This? This man might be a Disney princess

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:25pm

A bird is trying to be BFFs with a man, which may make the man an unofficial Disney princess.

Argentina seizes costly film equipment stolen from Hollywood

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 12:04pm

Argentine authorities said Friday that they had seized about $3 million in cameras, lenses and other film equipment stolen in Hollywood and New York.

Six Flags St. Louis offers perks for customer coffin time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:13am

Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.

$18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:51am

Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes.

160-foot-long Italian sandwich is quickly devoured in Maine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:12pm

This was a sub worth diving into.

Plants, but no pants: Florida man gardens in the nude

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:27am

Being in touch with nature is one thing. But gardening au naturel is quite another for some neighbors of a Florida man who's been doing yard work in the nude.

Delaware DMV selfie zones aim to discourage license photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:00am

Delaware's Division of Motor Vehicles has installed "Safe Selfie Zones" at its four locations, to allow newly licensed drivers to share the news — and not their personal details.

Police in New Jersey search for alligator on the loose

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:26am

Police in New Jersey are warning residents about an alligator that's on the loose.

Mountain lion visits Colorado motel but doesn't stay long

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:29pm

A mountain lion has been caught on surveillance camera dashing to the doorstep of a Colorado motel office, venturing toward the open doorway and then wandering away.

Driving lesson ends with car landing in a swimming pool

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:55am

A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool.

Authorities: Empty gas tank foils would-be pharmacy robber

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 6:30am

Robbing a Store 101: Take the money and run — but not before checking your getaway car's gas tank.

Art teacher wears same dress to promote sustainability

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 3:52am

A New Jersey art teacher has pledged to wear the same outfit for 100 days to teach students about sustainability.

Missouri town gets new newspaper, The Uranus Examiner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:21am

Cue the giggling: A small Missouri town has a new newspaper called The Uranus Examiner.

Man gets prison for drunkenly shooting at nonexistent clowns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 7:49am

A Pennsylvania man who admitted he drunkenly fired a shotgun inside his apartment because he feared there were clowns inside could spend the next five years in prison.