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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 06:58 AM EDT

Mexican City of Guadalajara to Allow Sex in Public

Mexican City of Guadalajara to Allow Sex in Public

The authorities of the city of Guadalajara, considered to be one of the most conservative cities in Mexico, approved a law that allows sexual relations in public view, unless there's a public complaint....

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:11 AM EDT

Woman a Self-Appointed ‘Bachelorette’ in NYC Tinder Scam

Woman a Self-Appointed ‘Bachelorette’ in NYC Tinder Scam

Although she wasn’t handing out any roses, one woman in NYC managed to trick dozens of men into competing for a chance to date her in a stunt that became her very own version of “The Bachelorette.” According to...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 08:55 AM EDT

'Baaaaaad Boys': 2 Goats Roam Tracks of NYC Subway

'Baaaaaad Boys': 2 Goats Roam Tracks of NYC Subway

Two goats were spotted roaming on the above-ground N tracks near Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn Monday, and after about an hour, the MTA said it had to reroute trains on the line so cops could safely catch...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 06:04 AM EDT

Bright Red Outdoor Urinals Pop Up in Paris

Bright Red Outdoor Urinals Pop Up in Paris

The City of Lights has debuted an especially flashy new way to curtail public urination: bright red eco-toilets for those on the go. Industrial designer Faltazi created the waterless urinal, called "Uritrotto...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 10:54 AM EDT

Deputies Reel in Women Stranded on Waterborne Unicorn

Deputies Reel in Women Stranded on Waterborne Unicorn

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff's deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff's Office spotted a group of five women on a...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:21 AM EDT

Men Buy 69 Hard Drives in Fla., Return Boxes Full of Play-Doh

Men Buy 69 Hard Drives in Fla., Return Boxes Full of Play-Doh

Employees at Target stores across Florida opened 69 newly returned boxes of external hard drives only to find the pricy items had been replaced with Play-Doh. Polk County Sheriff's officials say Jose Rivera...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 01:51 PM EDT

'Disbelief': Family Reunited With Missing Cat After 7 Years

'Disbelief': Family Reunited With Missing Cat After 7 Years

A Massachusetts family has been reunited with their cat seven years after the furry feline went missing. “It was disbelief...even a couple of days later it was still disbelief that this cat was found and back...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 08:36 AM EDT

Giant Lobster Named After Bon Jovi

Giant Lobster Named After Bon Jovi

There's Bon Jovi the rock star and then there's Bon Jovi the rock lobster.

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

Bigfoot Lumbers Into Virginia Congressional Race

Bigfoot Lumbers Into Virginia Congressional Race

Bigfoot is now a campaign issue in a Virginia race for U.S. Congress. Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn took to Twitter on Sunday to accuse her Republican opponent Denver Riggleman of being a “devotee of...

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 02:48 PM EDT

'Dirty Socks' Odor Sickens Travelers on Flight From NYC

'Dirty Socks' Odor Sickens Travelers on Flight From NYC

A flight from NYC to Florida had to be diverted to South Carolina because some passengers aboard complained of burning throats and chest pains after a potential hazmat situation from an unknown substance that...

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