A trove of more than 1,400 tobacco cards featuring a slew of Hall of Famers like Cy Young and Ty Cobb - the legacy of a teenage smoker whose family hung onto a collection that dates to 1909 - is going up for auction.
There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Police say an armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by.
Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world?
A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.
The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.
Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all.
Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.
The owner of a North Dakota coffee shop is flattered his decision to operate the business on the honor system garnered international attention earlier this summer, but those who equate it to the goodness of all humanity might want to help themselves to a decaf K-Cup.
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
A moose on the loose in the eastern German city of Dresden evaded capture before getting stuck inside an office building, tantalizingly close to the canteen.
Always searching for new applications for her crochet practice, renowned artist Olek recently traveled to the Caribbean for an underwater installation in Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
A Bakersfield shop owner hits it big by buying a document signed by President Abraham Lincoln.
A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees.
A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
A Boise man's trail camera has captured a coyote family growing up in southeast Boise. Courtesy photo.
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love.
Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job.
A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.
He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow. A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a hitchhiking journey to the Pacific coast.
A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.
In London, artists Victor Ivanov and Lewis G recently caused a stir when they wandered around the capital city covered in raw chicken skin outfits.
In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation.
A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub.
A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.
A New York woman is charged with stealing 800 Lego sets worth almost $60,000 and trying to sell them on eBay.
Los Angeles is considering turning voting ballots into lottery tickets.
The Colorado mountain town of Montezuma is suing its 61 registered voters in an effort to sort out the results of an April election that the lawsuit says was filled with errors.
A psychology professor decided to study for the first time whether the human emotion of jealousy really happens in dogs. The nine-month study published in July in the science journal PLOS ONE hints that it could be possible.
A 12-year-old Morris girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair, then sold it at auction for a whopping $100,000 — shattering last year's fair record of $62,000.
Police in New York are on the hunt for a prolific bank robber who wears many hats.