Weird Wide Web
Couples who met online are happier and healthier than their traditional counterparts, study says
Researchers from the University of Chicago, Harvard and Gestalt Research found that there has been a profound shift in how people meet their partners.
'Right Boot,' abused pet alligator, is rescued from Ohio basement (VIDEO)
Facebook video exposed gator cruelty in Ohio.
Bristol Airport seeks owners of antique teddy bear
Staff at Bristol Airport appealed for help on Tuesday to find the owners of an antique teddy bear named Glyn that was left behind in the departures lounge last year.
Amazing sheepdogs protect little penguins in Australia (VIDEO)
The canine bodyguards introduced to the island in 2006 have been so effective at their job that the penguin population has soared from 10 to about 200.
David Attenborough to undergo urgent heart surgery, cancel Australia tour
Veteran British natural history broadcaster Sir David Attenborough must undergo urgent surgery to have a pacemaker fitted.
Rare Sumatran elephants found dead in Indonesia, with WWF accusing poachers
Two critically-endangered Sumatran elephants have been found dead in Indonesia's Tesso Nilo national park, with environmentalists accusing poachers of poisoning them.
Prague zoo evacuated amid Europe floods
Tigers and lions were among the animals evacuated from Prague's zoo overnight as flooding threatened the historic Czech capital.
Morgue fridge for sale on eBay
The giant, "used" morgue fridge from New York's Office of General Services has drawn $2,000 in bids on eBay.
Llama on the loose tramples Florida police, gets tased (VIDEO)
Police used a taser to subdue the rogue llama after he busted out of his fenced in yard.
Teen who built nuclear reactor for state science fair is disqualified
Farnsworth, 18, made headlines in his hometown Newcastle, Wyo. after he recently achieved nuclear fusion.
Australian police charge Indonesian man who forced son, 8, to eat chili with torture
The man's lawyer said he was shocked to discover such discipline was illegal in Australia, and blamed the arrest on a "cultural clash."
Hot pink slug adds to Australia's lengthy list of creepy animals
The giant hot pink slug was discovered by a park ranger on Mount Kaputar in New South Wales.
Ape feet found in 1 in 13 people
Ape-like flexible feet are found in some people, a stark contrast to the rigid feet that most people have.
Venezuela running out of wine and bread for Holy Communion
Venezuela church officials said Friday that food shortages and foreign exchange restrictions have led to a lack of altar wine and wheat to make wafers for Holy Communion.
Florida man donates 100 gallons of blood
Harold Mendenhall began donating blood for 35 years ago after his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Hands-free Whopper holder debuts in Puerto Rico
Burger King gave 50 customers a hands-free Whopper holder to celebrate its anniversary in Puerto Rico.
Ikea monkey saga continues with court case, abuse allegations dropped
The sanctuary where Darwin the monkey is being held outside the city has dropped allegations that his former owner Yasmin Nakhuda abused him.
Women underestimate sexual partners, while men exaggerate, says study
Researchers at the University of Ohio found that both men and women lie about their sexual experiences.
Union ends 10-year strike at Chicago’s Congress Plaza Hotel
The strike is believed to be the longest-lasting hotel strike in the world.
Nuking a killer asteroid is the best way to protect Earth
The giant rock on a collision course with our planet would be intercepted by an aircraft carrying a nuclear weapon.
Skulls of dogs likely made into meatballs found in Thailand garbage dump
The skulls were found while firefighters put out a blaze at the rural dump.
Infant rescued from sewer pipe in China, provoking worldwide outrage and sympathy (VIDEO)
The baby boy was bruised and in poor health after apparently being flushed down the toilet by its mother.
Russians closer to cloning woolly mammoth with latest find
Russian scientists poke ancient woolly mammoth, blood gushes out.
Frightened ants may lead the way to smarter mass evacuation, researchers say (VIDEO)
Freaked-out ants are being studied for exit strategies.
Thieves steal van with 12 bodies inside as a bonus
Judge sentences three thieves to prison for stealing vans, one loaded with coffins headed to a crematorium.
Russian makes record-breaking BASE jump off Mt Everest (VIDEO)
Valery Rozov makes the world's highest ever BASE jump from over 23,000 feet, reaching speeds of upwards of 125 miles per hour.
World's oldest Torah scroll found mislabeled in college library
The University of Bologna has found the world's oldest Torah scroll in the library.
Australian jogger nearly mauled to death by bulldogs
A paramedic described the injuries to a jogger mauled by dogs in Sydney as the worst he'd seen, with the man's heart exposed by open wounds.
Australian bikie charged with a vicious attack on lifeguard at a Gold Coast beach
The attack was apparently provoked by the lifesaver's refusal to allow the bikie's girlfriend to walk her dog through a patrolled area on the beach.
Passenger tries to open emergency exit on flight during plane's descent
A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon was arrested Monday after trying to open an emergency exit during the plane's descent.
Romania has the world’s biggest flag
Romanians in the village of Clinceni have set a new Guinness World Record with their enormous flag.