Strange

Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 11:24 am
LEON VALLEY, Texas (AP) — Two men have confessed to snatching a small shark from a Texas aquarium's interactive touch tank, then whisking it away, wrapping it in a blanket and concealing it in a baby stroller, police say. Miss Helen, the 16-inch-long (40-centimeter-long) gray horn shark, was...
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Tim Jimenez
July 31, 2018 - 9:41 am
EAST GREENVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police are on the lookout for a 7-foot-long snake that slithered away from its home in Montgomery County. The owner of the red tail boa constrictor named Vinnie reported him missing to police Monday, though he said he has been looking for the reptile for three...
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This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin, in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed dolphin near Kauai, Hawaii.
Kimberly A. Wood/Cascadia Research via AP
July 31, 2018 - 7:06 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists are touting the first sighting of a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in the ocean off Hawaii. But don't call it a "wholphin," they say. The melon-headed whale is one of the various species that's called a whale but is technically a dolphin...
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Dreamstime
July 30, 2018 - 3:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Here's a political attack you don't hear every day — or ever: A Virginia congressional candidate says her opponent is unfit for office because he is a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica." Democrat Leslie Cockburn said on Twitter that Republican opponent Denver Riggleman fetishizes the...
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Prison cell
July 27, 2018 - 9:14 pm
By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- Hundreds of Idaho inmates exploited a vulnerability in their personal tablets and gave themselves thousands of dollars in credits used to download music and games and use email, officials said Friday. An investigation showed more than 360 inmates hacked into the JPay...
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This May 12, 2016 image provided by NASA shows the planet Mars.
NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team - STScI/AURA, J. Bell - ASU, M. Wolff - Space Science Institute via AP
July 25, 2018 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet, scientists reported Wednesday. The discovery, based on observations by a European spacecraft, generated excitement from experts. Water is essential to life as we...
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In this Oct. 19, 2017 photo provided by Colin Donihue, an anoles lizard hangs onto a pole during a simulated wind experiment in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Colin Donihue via AP
July 25, 2018 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tropical lizards have a stick-to-itiveness in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame. Now we know why, thanks in part to a high-powered leaf blower. Hurricanes Irma and Maria put a group of little tree-hugging lizards to the test, and scientists were perfectly...
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Alexander Gerst
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, file)
July 21, 2018 - 11:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart. Video posted Saturday by the European Space Agency shows German astronaut Alexander Gerst "dropping in" for a live performance from the...
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Chick-fil-A
Alex Wong / Getty Images
July 21, 2018 - 9:38 am
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — A baby girl is guaranteed food for life — and a job — after her mother gave birth in a Chick-fil-A bathroom. Falon Griffin was having contractions when she and her husband stopped at the fast-food restaurant in San Antonio to drop off their daughters with a family friend...
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The painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla.
AP Photo/John Raoux
July 18, 2018 - 8:28 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mayor apologized Wednesday to a couple fined thousands of dollars for having their home's exterior painted to emulate Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night." The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday that Lubomir...
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