Alarmed by the number of Russians who have been killed while taking photos of themselves with smartphones, Russian police have started a new campaign called "Safe Selfies."
A South Dakota centenarian taking part in this year's National Senior Games is playing to win.
A 15-year-old high school student visiting Boston's Museum of Science has uncovered a math error in the golden ratio at a 34-year-old exhibit.
When Dave Reynolds hurt himself in the bathroom one night, he decided that no one should ever have to go through the same ordeal.
A 15-year-old Michigan girl said there was nothing special about the way she spit a cherry pit Saturday.
Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Those were some of the alternate-universe products at this week's 61st annual Fancy Food Show.
So it went Thursday at an Independence Day festival in Utah, where officials said a pig-shaped hot-air balloon descended quickly to the ground after hitting a Wyoming cowboy-themed entry.
A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.
Shakespeare said a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. In fact, many kinds of roses today have little fragrance. But a new discovery might change that.
There is a peculiar tradition among the people of Australia’s Northern Territory of dressing up termite mounds to make them look more distinctive, or at least more humorous.
Ownership of secret recipes and ingredients from an Ohio restaurant made famous on the TV series "M-A-S-H" is at the center of a legal dispute between a grandson of the original owner and the current ownership group.
Did you hear the one about Bob Hope, Rodney Dangerfield and Andy Kauffman performing on the same stage?
Bikinis, Texas, is no more. The privately owned town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith, the name it had before it was bought by an Austin restaurateur whose chain requires waitresses to wear bikinis.
A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left him a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.
Commuters in London were treated to a delightfully colorful surprise Monday morning when the London Bridge was turned into a rainbow pathway stretching 300 meters across the Thames River.
The provocative dance that gained global fame thanks to an attention-grabbing performance by Miley Cyrus has been admitted to the venerable Oxford English Dictionary - and lexicographers say its origins go back almost 200 years.
Parents and children settled into their seats for a new animated Disney film got a quick jolt when a horror movie came on the southwest Ohio screen instead.
A pink flamingo in Brazil has gotten a new leg to stand on - an artificial one.
Newlyweds from Cape Cod are planning to buy a house, pay off student loans and buy a truck after winning $15 million on an instant scratch-off ticket.
A local man's sign -- warning of a speed trap -- has been dubbed illegal and could end up costing him $138.
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat - at least not for long.
Lovers of mud got down right dirty Saturday at this year's Dirty Dash Boise near Avimor off Highway 55.
They say that everyone has a double somewhere, and now it seems that even animals have their doubles too. Meet Zappa, a 15-year-old Italian Greyhound who, with his tongue, has a remarkable likeness to Sid the Sloth of Ice Age the movie.
Now you can tote around a pop-up hotel room no matter where you are in the world, thanks to Austrian design firm Juust's new Travelbox.
The wait was on the long side for the pizza -- 18 hours -- but this was an extraordinary pie: 1.59545 kilometers, or nearly a mile long.
If you happen to be a motor enthusiast with a soft-spot for 'extreme off-road recreation', here's some great news for you. The world's first luxury tank - the Ripsaw EV2 Extreme Luxury Tank can be yours.
After experimenting with candy and toothpaste paintings, Mexican-born artist Cristiam Ramos is now working with preserved butterflies. He spends several hours poring over each wing, painstakingly decorating them with detailed replicas of classical paintings.
Every Friday at 8:40 a.m., forecaster Aaron Perlman gives you a singing forecast. This week's singing forecast is called "Run Away," because it's so hot.
One Utah university is giving students glued to their cellphones a place to call their own: a designated lane for texting while walking.
A person in a costume has been walking around town holding a sign offering free hugs, and that has some people freaked out.