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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
Updated: 9 hours ago
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
Updated: 9 hours ago

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
Updated: 10 hours ago
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 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach
Updated: 10 hours ago
University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

The University of New Hampshire has acknowledged that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef's table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake
Updated: 12 hours ago
NJ Weedman: Officials 'exaggerated big-time' in pot charges

NJ Weedman: Officials 'exaggerated big-time' in pot charges

A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities "exaggerated big-time" in charging him with distributing pot
Published: 04/29/16

Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to what his attorney called a "crime of stupidity": burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole that linked his basement to the neighbor's
Published: 04/29/16
Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac in downtown Boston are stopping people in their tracks and sparking conversations
Published: 04/29/16
Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead

Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead

Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean
Published: 04/28/16
Marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman arrested again, for pot

Marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman arrested again, for pot

A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple
Published: 04/28/16