Painting a cow to look something like a zebra has been found to reduce fly bites by 50%. Researchers believe painting stripes on to cattle is a world-first and could become an environmentally friendly
New Zealand police embarked on what may be the world’s slowest chase while attempting to stop a man fleeing them on a mobility scooter. The slow-motion pursuit took place on Wednesday in the small town
A common species of urban lichen is being promoted as a natural alternative to Viagra, much to the concern of scientists Botanists in New Zealand are warning the public not to consume lichen growing on
A security researcher by the name of Droogie decided to mess with the Automatic License Plate Reader systems that issue traffic fines, securing the vanity plate "NULL," part for fun and part in the hope
A raccoon got stuck in a storm grate. Ten firefighters in Newton, Massachusetts, worked to get it out.
"It was quite the operation," said a tweet from the fire department. Firefighters in Massachusetts, along with backup responders, spent two hours Thursday freeing a raccoon that had gotten stuck in a grate.
When visiting hours ended at a prison outside Rio de Janeiro, a young woman made her way toward the exit before guards took a second look and pulled her aside. Turns out she wasn't a woman at all – but
A Minnesota toddler drove himself to the county fair in his toy tractor. Police found him at the Tilt-A-Whirl
Authorities in Minnesota found a 2-year-old boy who went missing Thursday after taking his toy tractor for a joyride. Lynn Allen told ABC News that she’d promised her son Kenneth that he could go to the
The flightless birds were found huddling near the grills under the shop, where it was warm “Waddling vagrants” in the form of two little blue penguins have been released by police after they were detained
Creativity is good. Knowing that there are spelling rules is even better. "There is no 'P' in hamster." This is not a controversial statement. Any dictionary will agree with it. Any pet store will too.
US Christian group condemns Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s story as ‘making satanism appear normal’ – but petition wrong company More than 20,000 Christians have signed a petition calling for the cancellation
Authorities deem Costa del Sol tourist attraction unsafe after complaints A long, steep slide linking two streets in a southern Spanish town has been closed pending safety checks a day after it opened
As experts fear for its survival, Tufjord residents told not to feed beluga so that it can learn to forage A beluga whale that may – or may not – have been trained to spy for Russia appears to have defected
On Wednesday, heads of cities in Saskatchewan, Canada, and southern Norway signed a compact that concluded their spirited standoff — over a moose statue. The two cities, Moose Jaw and Stor-Elvdal, were
Burger King’s Swedish operation revamps its menus to feature sandwiches categorized as ‘Not Big Mac’s’, with such names as ‘Anything but a Big Mac’ and ‘Burger Big Mac Wished It Was’ After McDonald’s its