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Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears and that handling crocodiles can influence gambling decisions are among this year's recipients of the Ig Nobel, the prize for absurd scientific achievement
Published: 09/15/17

French city to send misspelled Montpelier jerseys to Vermont

Vermont's capital city is saying merci to France for a spelling error on some soccer jerseys
Published: 09/14/17

Tied down with late budget, lawmakers warned to keep on ties

After two months of futile efforts to complete a budget, Pennsylvania lawmakers have turned their attention to what they should be wearing to the fight over state finances
Published: 09/14/17
SpaceX bloopers video: 'How NOT to land an orbital rocket'

SpaceX bloopers video: 'How NOT to land an orbital rocket'

SpaceX put together a bloopers video showing "How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster."
Published: 09/14/17
Tall tail: Record-setting cats share home near Detroit

Tall tail: Record-setting cats share home near Detroit

Here's a very tall tail: A suburban Detroit couple's two house cats hold the Guinness World Records marks for tallest and longest tail
Published: 09/14/17
Injured hawk 'Harvey' that gained online popularity released

Injured hawk 'Harvey' that gained online popularity released

Injured hawk that sought refuge in a Houston taxicab before Harvey made landfall returned to the wild
Published: 09/14/17
Grave humor: House next to cemetery has 'quiet neighbors'

Grave humor: House next to cemetery has 'quiet neighbors'

A Michigan real estate agent selling a house next to a cemetery is promoting it with a sign that says 'quiet neighbors'
Published: 09/13/17
Goodbye Cassini: Saturn spacecraft gets funny opera send-off

Goodbye Cassini: Saturn spacecraft gets funny opera send-off

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting a grand but hilarious opera send-off
Published: 09/13/17

Pathologist suspected of drunken driving toted human organs

Central Indiana authorities say a pathologist arrested on suspicion of drunken driving had human organs and tissues in his truck when he was pulled over along a rural highway
Published: 09/13/17
Hunky cops photo prompts Facebook users to ask for arrests

Hunky cops photo prompts Facebook users to ask for arrests

A group selfie from some Florida police officers has caused a social media stir, prompting some Facebook users to inquire about their marital status and others to ask to be arrested
Published: 09/13/17