London police have arrested a 25-year-old man after he allegedly climbed over a wall and entered the royal stables at Buckingham Palace.
Counting nose hairs in cadavers, repurposing dead spiders and explaining why scientists lick rocks, are among the winning achievements in this year’s Ig Nobels, the prize for humorous scientific feats.
An Arizona man called a snake removal company after seeing what he thought were three rattlesnakes lurking in the garage of his Mesa home. He was wrong.
Authorities say a Vermont armed robbery suspect who eluded capture in the past week in a vehicle, on a stolen bike, on foot and in a stolen sailboat has been arrested after he was spotted in a kayak on a river.
China’s Great Wall has been pierced by Genghis Khan, the Manchus, and now, allegedly, a couple of construction workers named Zheng and Wang who wanted a shortcut.
A fancy-looking French angelfish that was found one day with a funny float has its buoyancy back after taking some time out of its tropical trappings to get a CT scan at the Denver Zoo.
A car driving with a bull in it was pulled over in northeast Nebraska’s biggest city, but don’t worry, he didn’t steer. Norfolk Police Capt.
Some 15,000 people, including many tourists, have pasted each other with tomatoes in Spain’s annual “Tomatina” street battle in the eastern town of Buñol.
The smell of marijuana has become a stink at the U.S. Open. One court in particular is notorious for smelling, as one player put it, “like Snoop Dogg’s living room.”
A group of hunters have captured the longest alligator ever to be recorded in Mississippi. The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says four state residents harvested a male alligator Saturday in west Mississippi’s Sunflower River.
A Chicago television news crew has been robbed at gunpoint while they were reporting on a string of robberies.
A neurosurgeon investigating a woman’s mystery symptoms in an Australian hospital has plucked a3-inch wriggling worm from the patient’s brain.
The U.S. Open is a no-drone zone. The New York Police Department warned Monday on the Grand Slam event’s opening day that it has a zero-tolerance policy toward drones buzzing the tournament, and any seen hovering over Flushing Meadows will be taken out immediately.
Intrepid athletes have donned snorkels and slithered through slime during the World Bog Snorkeling Championships in Britain.
Hundreds of riders in various states of dress -- or undress – are riding through some of Philadelphia’s main streets for the 14th Philly Naked Bike Ride.
Mystery hunters have converged on a Scottish lake to look for signs of the mythical Loch Ness Monster.
A hot air balloon made an emergency landing on a highway median in Vermont after becoming stalled in flight.
Former North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer has learned a lesson about locking his vehicle. He was hosting a Fargo radio show when police called asking if he owned a 2020 GMC Yukon.
Staff at London Zoo have been getting the measure of giant gorillas, plump penguins and skinny stick insects at the annual animal weigh-in.
Norway is rebuilding a dilapidated reindeer fence along its border with Russia in the Arctic to stop the animals from wandering into the neighboring country.
A new study suggests that deep-sea “hot tubs” may help octopus eggs hatch faster. Octopus usually live solitary lives.
A track for live horse racing in suburban Seattle turned prehistoric over the weekend as more than 200 people ran down the track cloaked in inflatable Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur costumes.
Officials say a New Jersey power outage a week ago was due to an unlikely culprit — a fish. Sayreville police say a fish was found on a transformer after the Aug. 12 outage, and they suspect a bird dropped it.