November 29, 2012 12:00 PM
SEATTLE - Right in time for the holidays, the Seattle-based specialty foods company J&D's Foods has just released a limited supply of bacon scented shaving cream. Seriously.
The company only produced 2,500 jars of the pork scented lather which retails at www.BaconShavingCream.com for $14.99, shipping included. J&D's has a... more »
January 14, 2011 8:48 AM
ROSCOMMON, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan woman has put her own spin on Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" by making a replica out of laundry lint.
Laura Bell of Roscommon collected lint from her dryer and fashioned it into a 14-foot-long, 4-foot tall reproduction of the Italian... more »
June 10, 2010 1:16 PM
A curious raccoon dropped into a TV newsroom in Flint, Michigan Thursday during the morning news.
The morning show team heard some noise coming from behind the set and quickly found the source was "Rusty" the raccoon.
Rusty made his way in through an open garage door.
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April 10, 2010 11:10 AM
African penguins have adopted a chick that had trouble hatching, then wasn't being cared for by its biological parents at another Colorado zoo. Officials at the Denver Zoo, the chick's new home, say it's doing well. The baby African penguin emerged from its shell at the Pueblo Zoo on March... more »
March 19, 2010 3:30 PM
30 Rock was a lucky number for a Manhattan woman who lost her engagement-ring diamond inside NBC's famed Saturday Night Live studios.
Bree Candee and her husband were attending a SNL rehearsal last weekend celebrating her birthday. After leaving 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the couple continued celebrations at a Midtown... more »
February 1, 2010 11:23 AM
A woman's quest to bring extreme hugging to the Winter X Games has fallen short. Dagny McKinley of Steamboat Springs tried Thursday to set a Guinness world record for most hugs in a 24-hour period. The writer and dogsledding guide needed to hug 5,001 people at the entrance of the... more »
January 30, 2010 10:01 AM
If it's Jan. 26, then the Westminster Fire crews are probably out delivering babies. For the second year in a row, Westminster Fire delivered a baby on that date after getting a call that a woman was in labor at a house at 3:53 a.m. Tuesday. Fire officials say crews... more »
January 11, 2010 10:19 AM
Hundreds of New Yorkers rode the city's subway trains in their underwear on Sunday. They stripped down to their undies for the ninth annual No Pants Subway Ride. The idea is to act like nothing unusual is going on.
Participants met up at six locations throughout the city. They... more »
December 29, 2009 11:47 AM
Sir Isaac Newton’s law of motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The government's karmic asset relief program, or "Karp," used that law to provide a lift to our nation's sagging psyche after a down year. Their happy-tizer machine measures the bad in our... more »
November 17, 2009 11:20 AM
If an ordinary hotel stay is just too boring for you, a French hotel is giving visitors the chance to see what it's like to be a hamster. For a little under $150 a night, a hotel in Nantes can hook you up with a room complete with hamster costumes,... more »
November 17, 2009 11:12 AM
Hundreds of rotting deer carcasses in a southwestern Pennsylvania yard are causing a stink among the neighbors. Randy Good of North Buffalo Township has a contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to remove the animal carcasses from roads in five counties.
Good says he has been picking up... more »
November 14, 2009 10:35 AM
A Colombian cooking school has concocted a "love dessert" made with passion fruit - and Viagra.
Student chefs at the state culinary school in Quindio province wouldn't give the complete ingredients but say it contains the active ingredient in Viagra.
The pudding-like dessert is garnished with whipped cream... more »
November 13, 2009 1:43 PM
In Medina, Ohio, the police department is now developing their own long list of Facebook friends.
Officer Sara Lynn is the department's Facebook webmaster.
She has lots of pictures to share.
No vacation pictures here, these are all mug shots.
Everybody featured is wanted by the... more »
November 8, 2009 10:50 AM
A Brazilian bricklayer reportedly killed in a car crash shocked his mourning family by showing up alive at his funeral.
Relatives of Ademir Jorge Goncalves, 59, had identified him as the victim of a Sunday night car crash in Parana state in southern Brazil, police said.
As is... more »
October 24, 2009 12:26 PM
Olive and Mochi are pugs with a passion for fashion. No wonder Halloween is their favorite time of year.
They've been dressed up as geisha girls, surfer girls and even pieces of sushi over the years. They may not understand the tradition, but "pugs understand positive energy," explains dog... more »
October 22, 2009 11:26 AM
A 25-year-old convenience store clerk pocketed a customer's $1 million winning lottery ticket, claimed the prize and skipped town, possibly back to his native Nepal, authorities said.
Pankaj Joshi took 67-year-old Willis Willis' winning Mega Millions megaplier ticket after Willis asked Joshi in May to check whether any of... more »
October 2, 2009 3:57 PM
How often do we hear something that is anonymous yet ubiquitous? We buy it. We wear it. We eat it, but we don't really see it.
"It's definitely a new twist, portraits for the 21st century."
Scott Blake does.
For more than a decade he's taken black... more »
September 9, 2009 11:12 AM
A robbery suspect was arrested when he returned to the scene of the crime to ask the victim out on a date, police said.
Columbus police allege that Stephfon Bennett, 20, was among three men who robbed a couple late Sunday. Sgt. Sean Laird said the woman recognized Bennett... more »