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Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 02:34 PM EDT

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

One intrepid reporter from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, decided to take on Bull City Burger’s Exotic Meats Month challenge by eating a burger garnished with an oven-roasted tarantula.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 12:06 PM EDT

Video Shows 'Cold-Blooded Murderer' Befriending Fla. Victim: Police

Video Shows 'Cold-Blooded Murderer' Befriending Fla. Victim: Police

Newly released surveillance video shows a woman in a Florida bar smiling and talking with a fellow patron whom police say she later killed so she could steal her identity. The video released by the Lee...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 08:39 AM EDT

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

The mummified carcass of a monkey found in the air ducts of a century-old downtown Minneapolis department store has triggered a mystery. The monkey quickly had his own Twitter account, the state's governor...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 08:19 AM EDT

Should Heinz Bring 'Mayochup' to US? Company Asks Twitter

Should Heinz Bring 'Mayochup' to US? Company Asks Twitter

“Pass the Mayochup” could soon be a thing – if Twitter says so.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 06:16 AM EDT

Chagall Stolen From NYC Apartment Is Recovered After 30 Years

Chagall Stolen From NYC Apartment Is Recovered After 30 Years

A Chagall painting stolen from a Manhattan couple's home nearly 30 years ago is finally being returned to the family, the FBI says. The 1911 Marc Chagall painting, "Othello and Desdemona," was recovered last...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 10:53 AM EDT

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

A report of a tiger running amok in the streets of Manhattan briefly caused a social media frenzy early Thursday, as reporters scrambled to find photos of the ferocious feline and warn civilians to stay out...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 11:05 AM EDT

Fla. Woman Offers Car for Entire Stock of Necco Wafers

Fla. Woman Offers Car for Entire Stock of Necco Wafers

A Florida woman really loves Necco Wafers, the colorful candies made by a Massachusetts-based company that is currently at risk of shutting down. The Boston Globe reports 23-year-old Katie Samuels reached...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 09:55 AM EDT

Police: Man Says He Robbed Bank to Impress Taylor Swift

Police: Man Says He Robbed Bank to Impress Taylor Swift

Police say a Connecticut man with a crush on singer Taylor Swift robbed a bank and then went to the pop star's Rhode Island mansion where he threw cash over a fence in an attempt to impress her.

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 10:29 AM EDT

Oldest Man Likes Soaking in Japan Hot Springs, Eating Sweets

Oldest Man Likes Soaking in Japan Hot Springs, Eating Sweets

Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan's hot springs for many years — probably longer than most people. The supercentenarian, whose family has run a hot springs inn for four generations, was...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 09:26 AM EDT

Baseball Bats to Remind Teachers to Fight Back in Shooting

Baseball Bats to Remind Teachers to Fight Back in Shooting

A Pennsylvania school district has given its teachers small wooden baseball bats as a reminder to fight a school shooter with any weapon available should other options fail.

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