Seven people, including government workers, were arrested Saturday in Bangalore, India, on suspicion of being involved in human organ trafficking, police said.
A Florida judge told a defendant this week she should keep what she calls performance art away from busy streets "and everything will start looking up for you."
Prison guards caught a cat carrying a mobile phone and a saw trying to walk through prison gates in north-east Brazil, it has emerged.
I bought this for my son and he spent countless, blissful hours simulating massacres of weddings, funerals, and other family gatherings of brown skinned foreigners!
Two Australian thieves made off with $2,600 after accidentally tunneling into a local KFC instead of their intended target, a jewelry store next door to the restaurant.
Residents and those passing by near Dogwood Hills subdivision on Boyd Creek Highway Sunday afternoon were met with an unusual scene. Dozens of dead birds littered the highway and surrounding fields after falling from the sky. Sgt. Robert Stoffle of t
Brave swimmers in Minnesota, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Chicago rang in the new year Tuesday by jumping into frigid waters.
A Russian woman told police she was robbed by a pair of women who used hypnotism to trick her into handing over $40,000.
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It's said that life can be strange and Lady Luck sometimes has a sense of humor.
Both adages apply to Lillian King who found an old coin buried in the middle of a potato field and walked away with more than a pretty penny.
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The scientists at Brazil’s Embrapa agriculture research agency said this week they have spent two years building a gene library with hundreds of samples from eight native species, including the collared anteater, the bush dog, the black lion tamarin,
"Marauding pack of booze-addled elephants wreak havoc on Indian village." It's a story, or at least a headline, that's surprisingly common.
The mayor of Talkeetna has reigned over the town since he was a kitten. When the people decided that their human candidates were not up to par, they elected Stubbs to be their mayor, meaning that there are at least two people who lost a race to a cat
The Navies of the world have long known how effective the sonar of dolphins and sea lions can be at locating small underwater objects.
While searching the hog enclosure, the family member found Garner's body in several pieces, with a majority of it consumed by the hogs, the district attorney said.
People from all over El Dorado County say they’re hearing loud booms several times a week, but there are many theories on what is causing them.
A gigantic raft of volcanic pumice pebbles has been spotted floating off the coast of New Zealand.
Feel like gas prices are making a dent in your budget? Imagine how Ray Crockett felt when he received a bill for nearly $85,000 after filling his gas tank. Nashville’s News Channel 5 reports that Crockett charged about $30 in gas from a local stat
When the pacu cannot find its normal food—nuts, snails, and vegetation indigenous to the Amazon—it becomes a meat eater. In Papua New Guinea it's called the 'ball-cutter fish' because it attacks male swimmers and fishermen and savagely bites off t
Star Trek has been noted on many occasions throughout the series for seemingly predicting (or perhaps inspiring) the progression of technology.
Five people have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager’s obsessive quest for Apple products.
Noise sounds more like an underground explosion than an earthquake
Bemused curiosity is turning into worry and aggravation for families in a small Wisconsin town longing for peace and quiet after three nights of mysterious booming noises that have sent some residents into the streets
A money-saving plan to heat a swimming pool with energy from the cremation of dead bodies has been backed by a senior Government minister.
Crews renovating an old building get a big surprise when "sacks of gold" rain down from the ceiling.
Maybe the strangest phenomenon of the Jeremy Lin story is the explosion of puns created based on his name.
A patch of Posidonia oceanica, a species of seagrass native to the Mediterranean, has just gotten its DNA sequenced and its age determined--and as it turns out, some parts of this particular patch are up to 200,000 years old.
A California federal court is to decide for the first time in US history whether amusement park animals are protected by the same constitutional rights as humans.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, a Florida judge ruled on Tuesday that a man involved in a scuffle with his wife treat her to an evening at a local bowling alley and a romantic meal at Red Lobster.
Edward, a dentist in Dobbs Ferry New York, loaned his son the money. In return, he was granted 2,000,000 shares of Facebook.