Weird Wide Web
Boy Scout leaders in big trouble for toppling ancient rocks
Utah Boy Scout leaders say they destroyed an ancient rock formation to protect kids, but may face the wrath of the legal system.
Giant chunk of Russian meteor found in lake (VIDEO)
A 1,200-pound chunk of the meteor that streaked across the Russian skies of Chelyabinsk earlier this year was discovered by divers in Lake Chebarkul.
Enormous oarfish sighted off California coast
The huge — and rare — fish resembles a dragon, and has been little studied by science.
Germany: Husband accidentally leaves wife behind while on honeymoon, doesn't realize for hours
Wife to local press: "My first reaction was, ‘is he daft’?"
Lady problems: world's strangest laws applied to women
Guess where women aren't legally allowed to drive while wearing a 'housecoat.'
International hockey player caught in UK grocery store onion scam
A former international hockey player has been caught abusing UK self-scan grocery stores, passing off avocados for onions.
Vladimir Putin to battle zombies in upcoming video game
A new video game for iOS and Android will see the Russian leader battle the undead led by Rasputin.
Louisiana pastor shot and killed at church while preaching
The shooter fled the scene, but turned himself in to police minutes later.
Carla Bruni forgets the lyrics to her song at Alzheimer's concert (VIDEO)
Bruni paused for an instant, admitting she had made a mistake, and then recommenced her performance.
Bee O’Brien, jobless and starving, reportedly tries to set British employment center on fire for jail food
Well, that's one way to do it.
Chinese doctors grow replacement nose on patient's forehead (VIDEO)
A Chinese man injured in a car accident is to receive a replacement nose — one grown from tissue taken from his ribs, and nurtured on his forehead.
Apple Maps directs drivers to cross Alaska airport runway
Alaska's Fairbanks International Airport had to close one of its runways because Apple Maps was directing drivers to cross the aircraft access route.
Two British men sentenced for bizarre Oompa Loompa attack
A prosecutor noted the irony that the two were dressed as "peaceable characters" from the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when they started a fight.
West Hollywood becomes first US city to ban selling fur
The 'humane capital of the United States' has previously passed ordinances banning the declawing of cats and regulating how chickens are caged.
Japan porn dealers deliver illicit catalogue to police
Six men were arrested for possessing obscene material with the intent to sell it in the city of Osaka.
Australian flight grounded by miniature snake
Passengers on a flight to Tokyo from Sydney were grounded overnight after a tiny snake was found on the aircraft prior to boarding.
How to get served quicker at a bar, revealed
German researchers say just stand near the bartender, face him or her and stare.
Sheriff's deputy in Georgia caught selling marijuana to undercover agent
Drug and firearms charges filed against badly-behaved Georgia sheriff's deputy, caught selling weed out of his squad car.
Australia: Man walks in front of speeding train – and survives (VIDEO)
The 20-year-old man cheated death after walking into the path of a train in Brisbane.
New York state home housed 850 snakes
Animal control officer turned snake breeder's home is raided in Long Island — and authorities turn up a whopping 850 serpents.
Baby Messiah can keep his name, judge rules
A judge ruled on Wednesday that baby Messiah, from Tennessee, can keep his name, after a lower court ruled in August that it be changed to Martin.
New species of legless lizard discovered at LAX
Four previously unknown species of snakelike creatures known as legless lizards were discovered at several different sites in California, including a sand dune near LAX.
In Sweden, it’s now ‘OK’ to masturbate in public
A Swedish court acquitted a man for masturbating on a Stockholm beach because he was not 'pleasuring himself towards a specific person.'
Donors raise $100,000 for homeless man who turned in bag containing $42K
Glen James, who lives in a shelter in Boston, found the bag at a shopping mall.
Hillary Clinton gets her own wine (VIDEO)
Clinton Vineyards (no relation) in New York has re-released its Victory White wine in an attempt to generate excitement for a possible presidential run by Hillary Clinton.
'Terminator' plastic world's first self-healing polymer (VIDEO)
Can regenerating cyborgs — a la 'Terminator' — be far behind?
Creepster Northampton clown stares down British town
Clown freakishly similar to a character in Stephen King’s 1990 film 'It' stands on street corners.
Iran mulls sending Persian cat to space
Iranian space-cadets are thinking of sending a fluffy Persian cat into orbit, to the horror of animal rights groups.
Philosophical argument leads to shooting in Russia
Two men were waiting to buy beer at a store when they began discussing Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason."
Ikea monkey Darwin staying in zoo, Toronto judge rules
Darwin the Japanese macaque appeared in a Toronto Ikea dressed in shearling coat and diapers last December.
'Siberian Mowgli' found after 16 years in the wilderness (VIDEO)
The 20-year-old man dubbed the "Siberian Mowgli" emerged from a remote forest near the town of Belokurikha and told authorities he had lived there for the past 16 years.