Offbeat

College student starts business recycling dorm fridges

A college student appalled at the dorm furnishings his roommates were leaving behind his freshman year has started a booming business recycling mini refrigerators
Published: 05/01/16

Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue

Workers renovating a 100-year-old performance venue in Cincinnati have discovered human remains
Published: 05/01/16

Christmas CD, medical bracelets, more found in beach cleanup

Thousands of volunteers have swept across dozens of Jersey Shore beaches as part of an environmental group's cleanup program
Published: 04/30/16

Texas HS softball team loses title on final out that wasn't

A Texas high school softball team lost a district championship game by celebrating too soon while three runs scored after an umpire called a runner safe when the team thought it had gotten the final out
Published: 04/30/16

1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix

More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb
Published: 04/30/16
Wee-lief! Dogs get airport bathrooms of their own

Wee-lief! Dogs get airport bathrooms of their own

Dogs and other animals now have a bathroom of their own at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport
Published: 04/30/16
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

It literally was a whale of a job but crews have finished removing the estimated 60,000-pound carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach
Published: 04/30/16

Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dad

A New Jersey mall Easter bunny who got into a scuffle with a father last month has had a criminal charge against him downgraded
Published: 04/29/16
Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized _ temporarily _ by a weasel
Published: 04/29/16

Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective

A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to those who are feeling discouraged
Published: 04/29/16