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Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:47 PM EDT

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

This cute Twitter video that has gone viral shows a little 2-year-old playing catch with a neighbor's dog over their fence. The dog and child play together every time they're both outside at the same time.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 01:30 PM EDT

Dino Derby: T-Rexes 'Race' at Washington Racetrack

Dino Derby: T-Rexes 'Race' at Washington Racetrack

You haven't seen a derby like this. Racers in T-Rex costumes took a turn on the Emerald Downs racetrack in Auburn, Washington, in a hilarious 10 second sprint caught on cam. 

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

Mattress Firm Hiring 'Snoozetern' to Join Social Media Team

Mattress Firm Hiring 'Snoozetern' to Join Social Media Team

You don’t have to be awake at work as a Mattress Firm intern. The mattress store is hiring a “snoozetern” to help the company’s social media team tease product launches and assist customers in selecting the...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:52 PM EDT

'Zombie' Rat Climbs Out of NYC Bathroom Sink

'Zombie' Rat Climbs Out of NYC Bathroom Sink

A Brooklyn couple experienced firsthand one of New York City’s most disgusting urban legends: a rat came wiggling its way out of their plumbing. Bari Finkel said a rat crawled out of the sink drain in their...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:05 AM EDT

Video Shows Woman Capture, Bag Live Birds in Philly Park

Video Shows Woman Capture, Bag Live Birds in Philly Park

A U.S. park ranger confronted a woman seen snatching birds at a historic square in Philadelphia and placing them alive in plastic bags, and she claimed she released the birds after catching them. Videos posted...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 11:37 PM EDT

Man Wins Grand Prizes on 9 Mass Cash Lottery Tickets

Man Wins Grand Prizes on 9 Mass Cash Lottery Tickets

A Massachusetts man has done the unthinkable and won a total of nine $100,000 grand prizes on tickets he purchased for Monday night's Mass Cash drawing. Robert Lundstedt of Brockton had a strange feeling about...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 09:56 AM EDT

Deforestation Threatens Some of Earth's Natural Cures

Deforestation Threatens Some of Earth's Natural Cures

Amazing medical cures from the Earth’s forests are threatened by deforestation.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:37 AM EDT
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Man Finally Cuts His Nails After 66 Years

A new exhibit opens today at Ripley's Believe It or Not! in New York City with...View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 09:40 AM EDT

Calif. Couple Remodeling Bathroom Uncovers Hidden Message

Calif. Couple Remodeling Bathroom Uncovers Hidden Message

Are there messages just waiting to be uncovered in my home? That's what many are wondering after coming across a tweet that went viral this week posted by San Jose resident Alex Monney. The tweet, which has...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 09:59 PM EDT

Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub

Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub

Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of...

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