Fri, 23 Sep 2016 03:22:15 -0400CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientific research into how polyester pants affect the sex life of rats, what it's like for a human to live like a badger and how different the world looks when viewed through your legs was honored at this year's Ig Nobel spoof awards.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:12:58 -0400Forest department officials on Saturday (September 24) promised strict action after a python attacked a man when a group was trying to click a photo with it.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:52:17 -0400SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco's city attorney on Tuesday issued a subpoena to the developers of a luxury condominium high-rise that is tilting and has sunk more than a foot (30 cm), to determine if structural issues were appropriately conveyed to purchasers.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:06:08 -0400SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One acquired an exotic addition to its list of wildlife hazards on Saturday after a large monitor lizard wandered onto the Singapore Grand Prix circuit during final practice.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 21:26:48 -0400A video uploaded to social media in early September shows an enthusiastic traffic warden brightening up the evening commute for drivers in Pretoria (South Africa).
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:21:27 -0400(Reuters) - An Indiana man who police say mailed dead skunks and a raccoon to a man chosen over him as school basketball coach has been arrested on stalking, animal cruelty and other charges, police said on Wednesday.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:38:38 -0400(Reuters) - This year's World Black Pudding Throwing Championships, a more than 100-year-old tournament centered around hurling blood sausage, was won by the first thrower.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:43:14 -0400NEW YORK (Reuters) - To be clothed, or not to be clothed? That was a no-brainer for members of an all-female cast in Brooklyn who stripped down to celebrate their freedom of expression in a nude version of Shakespeare in the park.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:34:02 -0400AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A man who failed to stop when pulling into a rooftop spot of a nine-story parking garage in Austin, rammed through protection wires and avoided a deadly fall when one wire wrapped around an axle, leaving the car dangling on the building's side on Friday.