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Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 06:36 PM EDT

Fireball Lighting Florida Sky Was Chinese Space Junk

Fireball Lighting Florida Sky Was Chinese Space Junk

Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky. The American Meteor Society reported...

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 08:29 PM EDT

Delaware's Secret: Mystery Bras Spotted on Utility Poles

Delaware's Secret: Mystery Bras Spotted on Utility Poles

It's not quite Victoria's Secret, but it's still a mystery for a few Delaware communities. Bras of all colors and sizes have been found wrapped around utility poles in front of homes and businesses along Route...

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 09:46 AM EDT

Huge Dinosaur Surprises Commuters on Trip From NJ to Philly

Huge Dinosaur Surprises Commuters on Trip From NJ to Philly

A "prehistoric" wide load is taking over the morning commute between South Jersey and Philadelphia during the Wednesday morning commute.

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 02:29 AM EDT

Calif.'s Scamp the Tramp Wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Calif.'s Scamp the Tramp Wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he's won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest. Owner Yvonne Morones...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 12:31 PM EDT

Swimmer's Ear? Prosthetic Ear Found on Beach Near Tampa Bay

Swimmer's Ear? Prosthetic Ear Found on Beach Near Tampa Bay

In one of the weirdest lost and found stories you will read today, one Florida police department is looking for whoever happened to be at a beach in the Tampa Bay area this past weekend and lost their prosthetic...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Man Says He Was Deceived When He Bought Tiny Strip of Land

Man Says He Was Deceived When He Bought Tiny Strip of Land

A South Florida man thought he snagged a deal when he paid $9,100 in an online auction for what he thought was a villa. What he got was a 1-foot-by-100-foot strip of land. The land, valued at only $50,...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:17 PM EDT

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

A dune formation found on Mars would seem — without knowing the story of dunes, lava and wind behind it — highly illogical. Many fans of the show "Star Trek" are noting one particular dune "footprint" looks...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:54 AM EDT

The Craziest Food Heists

Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food...View gallery

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Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

There are six levels of driver assistance technology recognized by federal highway safety authorities, ranging from a driver performing all the tasks to full automation — the vehicle can do everything under all...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 04:17 AM EDT

Blue Lobster Found in Cape Cod Restaurant Shipment

Blue Lobster Found in Cape Cod Restaurant Shipment

A Cape Cod restaurant saw a rare sight Monday when it received a brilliantly blue lobster during a shipment. Nathan Nickerson, owner of Arnold's Lobster and Clam Bar in Eastham, received the colorful crustacean...

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