A San Francisco Bay Area man won $1 million in the California Lottery after buying a winning ticket with money he found at the airport.
Lāna`i Animal Rescue Center ia an open-air cat sanctuary with a purrrr-pulation of some 340 felines.
In a sweaty, dark, clubhouse in northern Finland, people were jerking, jumping and screaming into the early hours Friday while moving their fingers with precision through the air.
A New Jersey elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years says eating breakfast is the reason for his tardiness.
The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring. But don't fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing you've seen floating over sports events all your life will still be there.
This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper."
Don't set your watch by Big Ben. Officials say the famous clock at Britain's Parliament - used by Londoners for decades to check the time - has recently been slow by as much as six seconds.
Step aside re-cyclers, here comes the re-rider! A self-taught woodworker and industrial design student has fashioned a range of guitars out of old skateboards.
This week's heat wave along the Atlantic Seaboard was downright un-bearable -- there was no better way to beat the heat than a dip in the pool.
An international property development company has announced plans for a glass bottom swimming pool suspended between two tall buildings.
The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project - a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" complete with a derelict castle, a dead Cinderella and a Grim Reaper in a bumper car.
Brian Maffit is a photographer with a keen, creative sense of finding amazing images from rather unorthodox angles.
Idaho transportation officials say the mile marker has been replaced with 419.9 signs to curb thieves eager to own a number associated with marijuana enthusiasts.
A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint - and save money.
A 26-year-old cat in Oregon has been named the oldest living cat by Guinness World Records.
A pair of roadside mailboxes that were uniformly bent by a falling signboard during a typhoon earlier this month have become celebrities in Taiwan, drawing steady lines of people to snap photos and inspiring fan merchandise.
A Southeast Portland man thinks a meteor might have caused a mystery fire in his front yard.
Jake's Coffee Box, opened by entrepreneur Jake Hollier, is making a name for itself in the city of Birmingham, England. Why? Because it’s run from a somewhat unusual premise – a traditional British red phone box!
Two tiny Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby joeys have emerged from the pouch at Taronga Zoo in Australia, continuing its successful breeding program for the endangered species.
Los Angeles has been blackballed. The city has completed a program of covering open-air reservoirs with floating "shade balls" to protect water quality.
On July 28, Jia Jia, a famous and beloved panda at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park, turned 37 years old and became a Guinness World Record holder for being the oldest captive panda ever!
Police say dogs trying to get at a box of cupcakes left on top of a stove apparently started a small fire in a central Pennsylvania home.