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Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 08:11 PM EDT

'Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers

'Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers

Move aside, Paul the Octopus, there's a new psychic animal on the scene. Achilles the cat, who lives at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, is set to pick World Cup winners and losers. To predict...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 06:20 AM EDT

Cow Rescued After Getting Stuck in Md. Swimming Pool

Cow Rescued After Getting Stuck in Md. Swimming Pool

Firefighters in Davidsonville, Maryland, helped a cow get moo-ving after the bovine got stuck in a swimming pool. The cow fell into a swimming pool on the 3800 block of Birdsville Road just after 9 p.m....

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 01:08 AM EDT

Realty Sign Lost During Superstorm Sandy Ends Up in France

Realty Sign Lost During Superstorm Sandy Ends Up in France

A New Jersey realty company says that one of its advertisements lost during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 has been found washed up on a French beach. Diane Turton Realtors, a company headquartered in Point Pleasant...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 09:07 PM EDT

1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead

1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead

One of four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo and created a traffic jam on the nearby Schuylkill Expressway was found dead Thursday afternoon. The peacocks were spotted around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 04:57 AM EDT

Man Climbs Into Dunkin' Donuts Window, and Right Back Out

Man Climbs Into Dunkin' Donuts Window, and Right Back Out

Perhaps they ran out of Boston Cremes. A man has been apprehended for climbing into the drive-through window of a Massachusetts Dunkin' Donuts, then promptly climbing right back out. Police say they responded...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 04:08 PM EDT

Service Dog Gives Birth While Waiting to Board Flight

Service Dog Gives Birth While Waiting to Board Flight

Eleanor Rigby, a two-year-old golden retriever service dog, went into labor and gave birth to eight puppies while waiting with her owner at the Tampa International Airport.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 02:26 PM EDT

Pregnant Cat Has Hilarious Reaction to Seeing 1st Ultrasound

It's expected to be super excited when you find out you're pregnant. That's just...View gallery

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:42 AM EDT

Legend of Loch Ness Monster Will Be Tested With DNA Samples

Legend of Loch Ness Monster Will Be Tested With DNA Samples

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths. But now the legend of "Nessie" may...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 05:42 PM EDT

Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old Son From His Parents' Home

Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old Son From His Parents' Home

In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to have him ejected. Michael Rotondo told...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 08:29 PM EDT

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night....

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