Offbeat

Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt

A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank
Published: 08/27/16
Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks from her Pennsylvania home
Published: 08/27/16
Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone.
Published: 08/27/16

UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise
Published: 08/27/16
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners
Published: 08/27/16

Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground

The oldest floating post office in the United States has run aground in New Hampshire
Published: 08/27/16

Video of woman chasing cat on Texas tollway prompts warning

Highway experts say a cat chase on a busy Houston-area toll road should serve as a warning about what not to do when animals get loose in traffic
Published: 08/26/16

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Ultra-marathon runner Dion Leonard has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through a grueling desert race in China
Published: 08/26/16

Handsome cop upstages rock stars in Northern Ireland

Fans in Northern Ireland are keenly awaiting a Belfast music festival featuring Avicii and the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Published: 08/26/16

Woman jostled on NYC subway loses grip on crickets and worms

A woman jostled on a New York City subway train dropped the crickets and worms she was trying to sell, causing some to land on other passengers
Published: 08/26/16