slider image
Teacup-sized penguin chicks going to fish school
slider image
“You can be cool and you can be smart”
slider image
Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis writing a book!
slider image
Seal deemed “too friendly” heading to Detroit
slider image
She spent $35,000 searching for her lost dog
slider image
Cat cafe is fun for fans of felines
slider image
Ready to skateboard on a cushion of air?
slider image
No cash for gifts? Share you taste in music instead
slider image
What makes Hellmann’s “real” mayonnaise real?
slider image
Love snow days? They're becoming a thing of the past
What happens after a bear wanders into a drugstore? A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of a drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing her into the wild next year. Police scooped the cub into a shopping basket Sunday at a Rite-Aid store in Ashland. Shoppers took video on their smartphones. The Oregon ... - Posted on October 26, 2014
Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new descriptions for it. They call it goofy and wei... - Posted on October 26, 2014
Meet the young wrestlers of Cuba In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate in the scorching heat of a Havana afternoon. About 20 children are learning to wrestle in a park in Old Havana. When asked why they chose wrestling in baseball-loving Cuba, ... - Posted on October 26, 2014
She can't move her legs, but she rocks the slopes Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation. Like when she rolled down the red carpet at the ESPY Awards or rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Or when she spoke at schools ... - Posted on October 26, 2014
1797 navy ship tours Boston harbor again Old Ironsides is about to enter a three-year restoration project. Built in Boston and launched in October 1797, the USS Constitution or "Old Ironsides" is a ship that was commissioned by the U.S. Navy following the Revolutionary War. Its mission was to protect American merch... - Posted on October 24, 2014
Greeks ring monument with a bread “bagel” Greek bakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki have made a giant "koulouri." It's a ring bread similar to a bagel, and was built around the city's most visible monument, the medieval White Tower. The bread, 540 feet in diameter, weighed 1.35 tons before baking. It is alre... - Posted on October 24, 2014
Robotic device helps bionic groom walk down aisle Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since a boating accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle. Ficarra was able to stand and walk during the wedding ceremony with the help of a battery-powered robotic exoskeleton called an... - Posted on October 24, 2014
Fan returns home run ball, gets bat instead A lifelong San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands last week, the home run ball that sent the Giants to the baseball World Series. Then he gave it back. Frank Burke, who owns a transmission repair business in Oakdale, Calif., said that he wanted the... - Posted on October 24, 2014
Don't expect another winter like last one! If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts and a lack of California rain, there's some good news. A repeat is not expected this year. Mike Halpert of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that the upcoming winter looks pretty average in... - Posted on October 23, 2014
Sherlock Holmes: Man of mystery, or not? Sherlock Holmes is among the most famous Londoners of all time. Many tourists still see the bustling city through his adventures, and seek out his address, 221B Baker Street. It seems a logical deduction that the fictional detective's creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, must have k... - Posted on October 22, 2014
Students give pizza driver $1,200 tip A pizza delivery driver in Marion, Indiana, was shocked to receive a $1,268 tip. It happened right in front of thousands of Indiana Wesleyan University students last week. Keith Newman, Indiana Wesleyan's CEO of Residential Education, was speaking to about 3,000 students at ... - Posted on October 21, 2014
World's tallest cow is taller than most people Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled as their official Guinness World Records photo was taken after the animal was recognized as the world's tallest cow, at 6-foot-4. Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the world's tallest cow. She sought th... - Posted on October 21, 2014
Boyz II Men go back to their high school Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men returned to their roots with a concert at their old stomping grounds, a performing arts high school they attended and remember being just like the TV show "Fame." "You had girls, you know, walking around in their leotards, plie-... - Posted on October 19, 2014
Record-breaking pumpkin weighs more than a car! A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. John Hawkley, 56, grew the winning pumpkin and entered it at this year's Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off in California's Napa Valley. ... - Posted on October 18, 2014