Oddities

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, of Germany, switches the standing markers to place Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, second and himself first at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix auto race in Montreal, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 6:22 pm
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was red with rage at being stripped of a much-needed win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. So the four-time Formula One world champion took matters into his own hands — literally. After getting out of his car with his helmet still on and stomping back to his...
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In this Friday, June 7, 2019, photo provided by Alicia Jessop, a seagull takes a bit of Jessop's lobster roll in York, Maine. Jessop wanted to snap the perfect picture Friday of her lobster roll from Fox’s Lobster House before she took a bite. She says she was focused on framing the sandwich with the picturesque Nubble Lighthouse in the background when she felt something rustle her hand. She quickly realized a seagull had knocked it out of her hand and was already eating it. (Alicia Jessop/@rulingsports via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn't realize it would be one she'd never forget. The 34-year-old Pepperdine University professor planned to finally visit New England, hitting some of the last seven states she'd never been to, and try her first-ever lobster roll...
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June 07, 2019 - 1:17 pm
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead. The homeowner called Lufkin police early Thursday after she heard glass breaking. The woman hid in a closet and realized she had left her weapon in the...
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June 07, 2019 - 8:43 am
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead. The homeowner called Lufkin police early Thursday after she heard glass breaking. The woman hid in a closet and realized she had left her weapon in the...
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This March 16, 2019 photo provided by Animal Adventure Park shows April the Giraffe with her new male calf on in Harpursville, N.Y. There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled worldwide YouTube audiences with two livestreamed pregnancies and births. Jordan Patch, owner of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, says Thursday, June 6, 2019 that 17-year-old April will start contraceptives Friday and retire from the park’s breeding program. (Animal Adventure Park via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 6:25 pm
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled viewers worldwide with two livestreamed pregnancies and births. Jordan Patch of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, says Thursday that 17-year-old April will start contraceptives on Friday and...
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June 05, 2019 - 6:08 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Indiana company is raising the ire of its neighbors in the Buckeye State with its marketing of an unscented Ohio candle with the description, "Not much to see. Not much to do." The candle is being sold online by Fort Wayne company Simple Nature. Cleveland.com reports Ohio state...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2019 file photo, an 8.5 million pound boulder rests next to Colorado State Highway 145 after falling from nearly 1,000 feet from the nearby ridge and destroying the pavement between Cortez and Telluride, Colo. The state has decided to keep the boulder where it is and re-route the highway around it, saving about $200,000 in blasting costs (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP, File)
June 05, 2019 - 4:30 pm
DENVER (AP) — A boulder the size of a house that tumbled across and gouged a southwestern Colorado state highway last month will stay put. State officials plan to rebuild the highway next to it, saving taxpayers money and possibly creating a tourist attraction. Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2019 file photo, an 8.5 million pound boulder rests next to Colorado State Highway 145 after falling from nearly 1,000 feet from the nearby ridge and destroying the pavement between Cortez and Telluride, Colo. The state has decided to keep the boulder where it is and re-route the highway around it, saving about $200,000 in blasting costs (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP, File)
June 05, 2019 - 12:34 pm
DENVER (AP) — A boulder the size of a house that crashed onto a southwestern Colorado state highway last month will stay put. State officials plan to reroute the highway around it — saving taxpayers money and possibly creating a tourist attraction. Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said Tuesday that...
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In this Tuesday evening, June 4, 2019 photo, a glider, flown by a local business owner, crashed into a house on Golden Hill Avenue while making its approach to Danbury Airport, in Danbury, Conn. Officials say the pilot sustained minor injuries. (H John Voorhees III/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 11:47 am
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A battery-powered glider crashed into the roof of a Connecticut home, injuring the pilot and scaring a mother and her two children who were watching TV. Neighbors described hearing a small explosion when the aircraft hit the home in Danbury Tuesday night and became partially...
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June 05, 2019 - 7:31 am
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — A police department in Louisiana is reminding people that it's there to serve, just not handle customer service complaints about Taco Bell. The Slidell Police Department posted on Facebook Monday that someone called to complain that a local Taco Bell had run out of "both hard...
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