A rippled white gourd weighing in at 1,969 pounds took the title Monday for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest.
One couple ran away to get married ... at the Chicago Marathon.
UConn students are trying to use an embarrassing video about macaroni and cheese to raise a little cheddar.
Collecting the feces of an extremely strong, 120kg sea turtle in the open ocean is no simple task. But University of Queensland researchers have developed an ingenious solution, by dressing the turtles in stylish, customized swimsuits.
An Indiana woman says her training in medieval combat helped her corner a home intruder.
Lexus has revealed an origami-inspired car that ditches the sheet metal, glass and plastics for precision-cut cardboard.
FBI agents and police looking for a stash of cash stolen by armored car drivers more than a year ago struck pay dirt and unearthed more than $600,000 in buried booty outside Los Angeles.
When embarking on our travels most of us seek human company but in her search for adventure Mallory Paige decided that dog really is mans, or in this case woman's best friend!
Out of ideas for the perfect six-figure gift? Then today (even more than most other days) is your day with the arrival of the 89th annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book.
A king cobra snake that had been missing was found under a dryer in a garage not far from its owner's home near Orlando.
At first glance you may well think that the owner of this house has been pranked.
Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana.
Stan Herd, a Kansas-based landscape artist, recently completed his very own museum-worthy masterpiece. Only, it can’t be moved because it’s actually made out of plants growing in a field!
It’s not often you see a giant ice-cream flying through the air but that’s exactly what you would've witnessed had you been in Southern Norway recently!
Pope Francis recently visited Philadelphia, and one local pastor was so excited about the papal visit that he built an LEGO model of the Vatican.
MOUNT CARMEL, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer in East Tennessee was suspended for three days for refusing to shoot a skunk that had bitten a child.
Police are seeking a robbery suspect with nice nails.
An emu famous for running wild through New Hampshire for more than a week has been reunited with its owner and returned home safely to Vermont in the back of a Toyota Prius.
A man with an apparent case of arachnophobia caused a fire at a suburban Detroit gas pump by putting a lighter to what he says was a spider near his fuel door.
Maya Donnelly awoke to what sounded like thunder in the early morning hours, but dismissed it as a typical monsoon storm and went back to sleep.
An anarchic amusement park by street artist Banksy that mocked capitalism and consumer culture has brought an economic boom to a faded British seaside town.
Sliced heirloom tomatoes, steamed lobster and house-made burrata greeted Pope Francis on his first night in New York, where a celebrity chef cooking for her second pontiff said her menu was inspired by Francis' humility and simplicity.
Few forms of attire less evoke the grace and beauty of dance than scuba gear. With their heavy tanks of compressed air, hoses, gauges, wetsuits, fins and masks, divers seem more like astronauts than ballerinas.
A tarantula that escaped in the cargo hold of a passenger flight from Maryland's BWI airport to Atlanta grounded the plane before it could take off and sent passengers onto another flight.
A pink diamond the size of a postage stamp is going on the auction block, and it's estimated to bring as much as $28 million.