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Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:36 AM EDT

NYC Bakery Sends Internet Trolls’ Hate Back on Cakes

NYC Bakery Sends Internet Trolls’ Hate Back on Cakes

A New York bakery is trying a sweet new way to combat internet trolls. Troll Cakes is baking cakes that have the same message trolls use online on their victims. The bakery posts photos of the cakes to its...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 10:13 AM EDT

Swanky San Francisco Street Sells for $90K, Spurring Suit

Swanky San Francisco Street Sells for $90K, Spurring Suit

One of the swankiest streets in San Francisco has been sold to a private real estate agent. That's right: An entire street in the City by the Bay was purchased. And now residents of Presidio Terrace are...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT

Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat

Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat

A van that appeared to have no driver made headlines when it was spotted in Arlington, Virginia, last week. But when News4's Adam Tuss saw the van on Monday and looked inside, he saw that it did have a driver: a...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 10:15 AM EDT

Lost High School Ring 'Keeps Coming Back' to Florida Woman

Lost High School Ring 'Keeps Coming Back' to Florida Woman

A Florida woman says her high school ring "keeps coming back to me." First, Shannon Rose Forester, who lives near Pensacola, lost her class ring when she had a car wreck shortly after graduating from Pace High...

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 05:52 PM EDT

Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Takes Unique Flight Path

Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Takes Unique Flight Path

A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took a unique path as part of an endurance test flight Wednesday. The airline says its passenger jet flew for more than 18 hours and crossed 22 states to form a flight path in the shape...

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 06:57 AM EDT

Peanut Butter Jailbreak Not as Nutty as It Sounds: Attorney

Peanut Butter Jailbreak Not as Nutty as It Sounds: Attorney

Using peanut butter to escape from the Walker County Jail in Alabama isn't as crazy as it sounds. Belinda Ann Weldon, an Alabama attorney familiar with the jail who represents the last of 12 inmates to be...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 10:17 AM EDT

Scientists Discover Funniest Word in English Language

Scientists Discover Funniest Word in English Language

There are some words that you can’t hear without cracking up. Researchers from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom conducted a study to find the funniest word in the English language. Do you...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 09:33 AM EDT

5 Things You Need to Know About the Total Solar Eclipse

5 Things You Need to Know About the Total Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse is going to be visible across parts of the U.S. this August. But what is a total solar eclipse, exactly? When was the last time one happened? What should you look for? Find out all that and...

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 09:18 AM EDT

Man Takes Off Clothes, Does Dishes in Bizarre Home Invasion

Man Takes Off Clothes, Does Dishes in Bizarre Home Invasion

A man allegedly sneaked into a New Jersey home Wednesday, took off his clothes and tried to get into the shower with a woman, then went to the kitchen and started doing dishes, according to the terrified family...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 04:21 PM EDT

Power Tool Needed to Remove Spinner Stuck On Finger

Power Tool Needed to Remove Spinner Stuck On Finger

When an Arizona boy went to the emergency room with a fidget spinner stuck on his finger, E-R doctors needed a little help... from a maintenance man.

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