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Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 08:30 PM PST

'I Guess It’s Called Getting Biked': Dallas Family Gets Pranked on Christmas

'I Guess It’s Called Getting Biked': Dallas Family Gets Pranked on Christmas

You've probably heard of front lawns being filled with flamingos or trees getting toilet-papered. But one Dallas family is dealing with a different kind of prank. The Hale family woke up Christmas morning...

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 06:46 AM PST

Sticker Shock: Woman Stunned by $284 Billion Electric Bill

Sticker Shock: Woman Stunned by $284 Billion Electric Bill

A Pennsylvania woman says she went online to check her electric bill and was stunned at the amount — more than $284 billion. The Erie Times-News reports that Mary Horomanski said her eyes "just about popped...

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 04:20 PM PST

Carnage, Covfefe: 2017 Was an 'Unpresidented' Year in Words

Carnage, Covfefe: 2017 Was an 'Unpresidented' Year in Words

This year brought political scandals, gaffes and feuds, and plenty of them sent people to the dictionary in droves as words like dotard and covfefe hit the news. NBC News talked about the best words made famous...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 06:34 AM PST

Och Aye! All Residents of 1 Conn. Town Get Scottish Land

Och Aye! All Residents of 1 Conn. Town Get Scottish Land

Residents of the rural town of Scotland, Connecticut, are becoming lords and ladies in the United Kingdom country of the same name. The Scottish land preservation company Highland Titles said Tuesday it's...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 06:56 PM PST

Scuba-Diving Santa Claus Delights Children in San Francisco

Scuba-Diving Santa Claus Delights Children in San Francisco

Santa Claus doesn't just sit at shopping malls in snow-challenged San Francisco: He also goes scuba diving. The California Academy of Sciences launched its annual Scuba Santa show Tuesday with about 100...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 06:09 PM PST

Multi-million Dollar San Diego Company Chooses Ugliest Christmas Sweaters of 2017

Multi-million Dollar San Diego Company Chooses Ugliest Christmas Sweaters of 2017

When Evan Mendelsohn co-founded Tipsy Elves, a San Diego based company that designs ugly Christmas sweaters and other apparel, he never thought that one day the company would have sales reaching $50 million.

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 07:14 AM PST

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

A 5-year-old Mississippi boy called 911 to report that the Grinch was trying to steal Christmas. The Clarion Ledger reports that it happened Saturday in the Jackson suburb of Byram. An officer went to TyLon...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 04:30 AM PST

End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene

End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene

A ghoulish holiday tradition outside of Cincinnati will soon come to a close after an Ohio man said he won't put up his "zombie Nativity" scene after this year. Sycamore Township's Jasen Dixon said he...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:34 AM PST

Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life

Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life

People are wondering if a newly discovered, weirdly oblong asteroid being called Oumuamua is just a space rock or really an alien spacecraft, NBC News Mach reported. The interstellar object was spotted about a...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 05:35 AM PST

Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

Twice in one morning, a cow had to be corralled after escaping from a live nativity scene in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood. By the end of the morning Stormy the cow was out a job. Stormy darted from the...

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