Weird Wide Web
Zebra grounded after biting a zookeeper at National Zoo
The zebra will not be on public display as punishment for the incident, which sent the staff member to hospital.
Putin weeps during soft-rock tribute to Russian police (VIDEO)
It was just the latest public display of emotion for the notoriously manly Russian president.
Rare 'Asian unicorn' spotted in Vietnam
The sighting of the saola, often called the 'Asian Unicorn' because humans seldom see the horned creatures, suggests that conservation efforts in Vietnam are making headway.
Crazed commuter headbutts moving cars in Australia (VIDEO)
Drivers in western Australia were horrified when a crazed commuter jumped out of his car and began headbutting other vehicles in an apparent act of road rage.
Sweden and Switzerland launch joint campaign to help Chinese tourists tell them apart
Sweden and Switzerland have launched a joint campaign to help Chinese tourists tell the two countries apart.
Concert pianist Laia Martin on trial for noisy practicing
Spanish concert pianist Laia Martin is on trial and could face more than seven years in jail after a neighbor complained her practicing caused psychological damage.
UK immigration officials bust 'sham' marriage only to discover it's genuine
The Chinese-Italian couple raised suspicions after they had trouble spelling each other's surnames.
British students cause outrage with ‘distasteful’ Twin Towers costumes
The British public and 9/11 victims groups are condemning two British university students for dressing up as the burning Twin Towers for Halloween.
Scientists discover monstrous, flesh-eating platypus
Australia once was home to a bitey platypus species that measured over three feet long, and had a full set of teeth.
New Mexico man sues police over forced enemas, colonoscopy
A man from New Mexico is suing police for allegedly forcing him to undergo an anal cavity search, three enemas and a colonoscopy following a routine traffic stop.
Mulan or Bao Bao? US National Zoo asks public to pick name for giant panda cub (VIDEO)
The public has a choice of five Chinese names for giant panda cub born at US National Zoo.
Bee afraid: Millions of bees swarm Georgia interstate (VIDEO)
Truck crash leads to the release of millions of unhappy bees onto a stretch of Georgia road.
Costumed robbers put a scare into Mexico store
A gang of miscreants dressed as monsters robbed a Mexico City jewelry store on Saturday's "Day of the Dead" celebration.
UK man in Nazi uniform causes uproar in Cambridge supermarket
Customers began complaining and police were called after the self-declared Hitler aficionado began handing out cards to promote his website.
"Crack-O-Lanterns" caught at Montreal airport
Woman is caught with three pumpkins stuffed with cocaine on Halloween by Montreal airport officials.
Russia: Siberian region of Omsk bans Halloween celebrations in schools
Authorities have forbidden schools in the region from celebrating the Western festival.
Reindeer eyes change color in winter
They're the only mammals known to change eye color in response to seasonal changes in light.
Dell users complain Latitude 6430u laptops 'smell of cat urine'
Dell users who bought the computer company's Latitude 6430u Ultrabook have complained that the laptops "smell of cat urine."
Australia's High Court took 6 years to rule a woman can't get comped for sex-related injuries on a business trip
Australian woman, a human relations professional, sued for benefits after hurting herself during motel room sex on business trip.
Indian Communist politician sacked for sleeping in bed of cash (VIDEO)
Indian Communist politician Samar Acharjee thought he was living the dream when he decided to take a nap in a bed of $24,000 in cash, but the rest of the country didn't find his cellphone video so funny.
Cobra snakes babysit Indian baby in video (VIDEO)
Reports suggest the cobras were left with the baby to protect it.
Brazilian surfer rides record wave in Portugal
Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle rode a wave that may have measured as much as 100 feet, a product of powerful storms in Europe.
Britney Spears songs played to scare off Somali pirates
Metro reports that Britney Spears' songs "Oops! I Did It Again" and "One More Time" are used by the merchant navy to scare off Somali pirates along Africa's east coast.
Safari club promotes conservation by killing endangered rhino
The fundraiser, "Save the Black Rhino," includes auctioning off a permit to kill the rhino on a safari in Namibia.
Moose hunter accidentally shoots man on toilet in Norway
The hunter in Norway was taking aim at a moose southeast of Oslo, but missed and accidentally hit a man sitting on the toilet in a nearby cabin.
'Racist' This Africa cigarettes drop the monkey advertising
South Korea's KT&G tobacco company agrees to pull monkey advertising for This Africa cigarettes after complaints.
SpongeBob gravestone for deceased soldier taken down (VIDEO)
Walker served two-year tours Iraq in 2006 and 2010 as a petroleum supply specialist.
Second oarfish washes ashore in California
Another 14-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish has washed ashore in San Diego, the second rare fish to appear in a week.
Czech artist David Cerny flips parliament the bird (PHOTOS)
Czech artist David Cerny flipped parliament the bird by floating a giant purple middle finger statue down Prague's Vltava River, aimed at the government building.
Peanut butter as a deadly weapon in Canada
Kirby Sherick, an employee at an Edmonton grocery store, admitted to having spiked his boss's coffee with peanut butter.
Red-headed children attacked during ‘Kick a Ginger Kid Day’ at UK school
Students in south Yorkshire were beaten after classmates organized a campaign against redheads.