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Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 09:14 AM EDT

New 'Soundwave' Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

New 'Soundwave' Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

What if tattoos could talk? That's what Nate Siggard, CEO and founder of Skin Motion, is trying to do with his soundwave tattoo app. It works like this: users can upload sounds and voices to the app, creating...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:12 PM EDT

Shocking Video Shows Sea Lion Snatch Girl From Pier

Shocking Video Shows Sea Lion Snatch Girl From Pier

A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast. It happened Saturday in Richmond, a Vancouver suburb. University student...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:28 PM EDT

Sheriff: DUI Suspect Hit 'Don't Drink and Drive' Patrol Cruiser

Sheriff: DUI Suspect Hit 'Don't Drink and Drive' Patrol Cruiser

A 63-year-old Florida man was arrested for driving under the influence after he allegedly damaged a newly unveiled "Don't Drink and Drive" patrol car in a crash.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 06:03 PM EDT

$15 Flea Market Ring Turns Out to Be 26-Carat Diamond

$15 Flea Market Ring Turns Out to Be 26-Carat Diamond

Some people have all the luck. Consider the person who dropped about 10 pounds (about $15) around 30 years ago on what was thought to be a piece of costume jewelry — it turned out to be a 26.27 carat white...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 07:34 PM EDT

‘T-Rex’ Spooks Horses on City Street

‘T-Rex’ Spooks Horses on City Street

A person in a Tyrannosaurus Rex costume allegedly growled at a pair of horses pulling a carriage in Charleston, South Carolina. The horses were frightened and caused the carriage to jackknife, injuring the...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:16 AM EDT

Thailand's Chunky Monkey on Diet After Gorging on Junk Food

Thailand's Chunky Monkey on Diet After Gorging on Junk Food

A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables. Wildlife officials caught...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 03:11 PM EDT

The Hottest Haircut Around

The Hottest Haircut Around

A barber in Cairo, Egypt, is using fire to style and straighten his clients' hair.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 09:11 AM EDT

Man Sues Woman for $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad Date

Man Sues Woman for $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad Date

A Round Rock man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he said she texted through the film and left him at the theater. Brandon Vezmar filed the claim for $17.31 last...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 09:38 AM EDT

SUV Sinks Into Beach as Man Tries to Take Photos of It

SUV Sinks Into Beach as Man Tries to Take Photos of It

A man trying to take scenic photos of his SUV by the Jersey Shore ended up trying to dig the vehicle out after it started sinking into the water-logged sand, officials said. State Park Police responded to a...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:55 AM EDT

Thief Steals Nearly 700 Parking Meters

Thief Steals Nearly 700 Parking Meters

Nearly 700 parking meters have been stolen from downtown Stockton, California, over the past year. "We don't understand why they're down here because they're not making that much money," Stockton...

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NBC CT/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park
NBC CT/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park
Start the summer on a lifesaving note by donating blood at the NBC Connecticut Blood Drive on Thursday, June 22 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home of the Yard Goats! Read more
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