Recent Oddities Headlines
at 22:54 on August 01, 2015, EDT.
Subway sandwich artists set world record with 1,481 people making sandwiches simultaneously
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Subway's "sandwich artists" cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday.
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at 19:06 on July 30, 2015, EDT.
Houston police catch 2-foot-long cobra at high-rise apartments, aggressive reptile euthanized
HOUSTON - An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Houston has been euthanized.
at 07:25 on July 30, 2015, EDT.
Wandering bird on campus: Turkey causes stir at University of Michigan, shows up in selfies
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A wandering turkey is causing a stir at the University of Michigan.
at 22:27 on July 28, 2015, EDT.
Former 41-pound fat cat in Texas slims down to 19 pounds, gets closer to 'Skinny' name
DALLAS - A former 41-pound (18.6-kilogram) cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.
at 15:58 on July 28, 2015, EDT.
Fugitive, who plays leading role in horror film, arrested in Olympia, Washington
TACOMA, Wash. - A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a Washington state newspaper that ran a story about a low-budget horror movie.
at 23:01 on July 27, 2015, EDT.
DALLAS - A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.
at 16:59 on July 27, 2015, EDT.
Hiker climbs tree in New Jersey woods to escape from coyotes, gets stuck for 5 hours
MANCHESTER, N.J. - A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey has gotten stuck in a tree for nearly five hours.
at 10:26 on July 24, 2015, EDT.
US drunken-driving suspect who fled hospital and jumped into lake sent to trial
LEVITTOWN, Pa. - A U.S. judge said a drunken-driving suspect who ran naked from a hospital and jumped into a lake in Pennsylvania must stand trial for disorderly conduct and other charges.
at 17:17 on July 23, 2015, EDT.
US fisherman catches bright orange lobster; his 2nd rarity since catching albino lobster
RAYMOND, Maine - A lobsterman has caught a rare bright orange lobster, the second time he's pulled an odd-colored crustacean from state waters.
at 15:59 on July 23, 2015, EDT.
Maine fisherman catches bright orange lobster; his 2nd rarity since catching albino lobster
RAYMOND, Maine - A Maine lobsterman has caught a rare bright orange lobster, the second time he's pulled an odd-colored crustacean from state waters.
at 21:41 on July 22, 2015, EDT.
Lost little dog found 400 kilometres away from his home in Manitoba
WINNIPEG - A little dog who somehow escaped from his home in Roblin, Man., would probably have some amazing stories to tell if he could talk.
at 16:30 on July 22, 2015, EDT.
560-pound man biking across US to lose weight getting new wheels in Rhode Island
TIVERTON, R.I. - A 560-pound man biking across the United States to lose weight hit a snag in Rhode Island.
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