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Drone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show

Drone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show

Hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony didn't stop performing at a California music festival when a drone buzzed up and smacked a group member in the face
Updated: 11 hours ago

Al Capone letter showing his soft side sells for $62,000

An intimate letter gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts for $62,500
Published: 09/26/16

Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage

Austrian customs officials are used to finding unusual items in travelers' luggage
Published: 09/26/16

Forever with Fido: NY to allow people to be buried with pets

New York state will now allow pet owners to be buried with the cremated remains of their pet
Published: 09/26/16
Snake wrapped around armrest halts Japanese 'bullet' train

Snake wrapped around armrest halts Japanese 'bullet' train

A passenger spotted a snake curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese Shinkansen "bullet" train, forcing the train to make an unscheduled stop
Published: 09/26/16

Deputies: Woman tried to run over man in casino parking spat

A woman is facing charges after authorities said she tried to run over a man stemming from a dispute over an Albuquerque casino parking spot
Published: 09/26/16
MIT's flea market specializes in rare, obscure electronics

MIT's flea market specializes in rare, obscure electronics

Once a month in the summer, a small parking lot on MIT's campus transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offerings
Published: 09/25/16
Swooping, gliding over the Alps at free-flight festival

Swooping, gliding over the Alps at free-flight festival

In wild costumes, wingsuits and even home-made flying machines, thousands of people are gliding through the French Alps in the world's oldest free-flight festival
Published: 09/25/16

Alaska council to vote on cat leash law

Cats will need leashes just like dogs under a proposal before a council in Alaska
Published: 09/24/16
Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower blooms in New Hampshire

Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower blooms in New Hampshire

A flower that got its name from its putrid smell is in bloom at Dartmouth College for the first time since 2011
Published: 09/24/16