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Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 03:36 AM PST

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

When is a groundhog a tortoise? It sounds like it might be a riddle from a whimsical storybook or some age-old philosophical question, the kind of brainteaser that makes us ponder the nature of animalia,...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 08:15 AM PST

German Researchers Claim Discovery of Nazi Sub Off Azores

German Researchers Claim Discovery of Nazi Sub Off Azores

German researchers say they have found a Nazi-era submarine that sunk in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. The Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation says the wreck of U-581 was found last September at a depth...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 12:55 PM PST

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project that is being likened to a Tinder dating app for...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 09:04 AM PST

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

A Portland woman rushed to the emergency room after her pet snake became stuck in her gauged earlobe.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 06:23 AM PST

Florida's Manatees Predict Different Super Bowl 51 Winner

Florida's Manatees Predict Different Super Bowl 51 Winner

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium resident manatees Buffett and Hugh have been predicting the winner of the Super Bowl since 2008. Americans will bet $4.7 billion on Super Bowl 51 between the New England...

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 06:23 AM PST

Ohio Teen Zaps Cop with Stun Gun to Fulfill Bucket-List Wish

Ohio Teen Zaps Cop with Stun Gun to Fulfill Bucket-List Wish

Police in central Ohio have helped a teenage leukemia patient cross off a bucket-list item that was seriously shocking: She wanted to use a stun gun on someone. Sixteen-year-old Alyssa Elkins got to do that...

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 03:45 AM PST
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Photos Show Cat's Amazing Transformation After Rescue

The cat named Sinbad was found in terrible condition by utilities workers in a...View gallery

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Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 05:01 PM PST

This Dutch Ad For a Pregnancy Test Has One Glaring Problem

This Dutch Ad For a Pregnancy Test Has One Glaring Problem

The look of surprise and excitement on the faces of this couple in an advertisement for a pregnancy test would make sense if not for one bumpy issue. The ad by the Dutch company Predictor shows a happy couple...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 05:08 PM PST

Friends, Legislators Fight to Save NY Family's Support Pig

Friends, Legislators Fight to Save NY Family's Support Pig

Wilbur is at the heart of conflict again, except this time he's not in a barnyard watching over "Charlotte's Web", he's on Staten Island. Reporters crowded the backyard of Cristy Matteo's Hylan Boulevard...

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 03:18 AM PST

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's education secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming, may need guns to fend off bears, but the school says that's not the case.

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