Odd Side

The Odd Side – April 4, 2017

Highway Salad: Crash Covers German Autobahn in Vegetables BERLIN (AP) – A stretch of Germany’s autobahn has been partially shut down after a truck carrying 15 tons of vegetables tipped…

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The Odd Side – March 28, 2017

Zoo Plan for Baby Hippo: More Independence, Nix Lap Naps CINCINNATI (AP) – The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100…

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The Odd Side – March 21, 2017

Dallas Woman Goes Out on Limb to Prevent Tree-Trimming DALLAS (AP) – A sixty-seven-year-old Dallas woman climbed a pecan tree on her property to protest a utility company’s plan to…

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The Odd Side – March 14, 2017

No ‘Kid’-Ding: Man to Spend Lottery Win on House, Goat Room CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – A Charlotte man plans to spend his $1 million North Carolina lottery prize on a…

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The Odd Side – March 7, 2017

Teen With CPR Training Saves Toddler BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – Officials say a Tennessee teenager who learned CPR at school used the training to save the life of an unresponsive…

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The Odd Side – February 28, 2017

Iceland’s President Says He Would Not Ban Pineapple Pizza REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) – Iceland’s president’s strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition…

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The Odd Side – February 21, 2017

Cops Warn of Cows ‘Trying to Sell Dairy Products’ After Escape SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people to not open their doors to “any…

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The Odd Side – February 14, 2017

Orange Gator Puzzles Residents HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) – No one seems to know why there’s an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much…

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The Odd Side – February 7, 2017

Colorful Tiles Turn Former San Angelo Firetruck Into Artwork SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) – Some new art in a West Texas park has wheels and was previously used to help…

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The Odd Side – January 31, 2017

Deer Defense! Man Fights Speeding Ticket With Novel Argument NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) – A Massachusetts man fighting a speeding ticket in court had a unique explanation — the officer’s radar…

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The Odd Side – January 24, 2017

Raccoons Recover at California Zoo After Cross-Country Ride OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo. Animal…

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The Odd Side – January 18, 2017

San Francisco Man Returns 100-Year Overdue Library Book SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A book of short stories titled “Forty Minutes Late” has been returned to a San Francisco library —…

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The Odd Side – January 10, 2017

Moo-Ve Over: Michigan City Takes Another’s Ice Cream Record LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) – Moo-ve over: One Michigan city has officially claimed another’s ice cream world record. The Muskegon Chronicle reports…

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The Odd Side – January 3, 2017

Cat Rescue? No, This Time Firefighters Save Drone From Tree BASALT, Colo. (AP) – Firefighters in the western Colorado town of Basalt say they’ve rescued cats from trees before, but…

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The Odd Side – December 27, 2016

Police: Sandwich Links Man to Recent Burglaries in Wyoming CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A half-eaten peanut butter and jelly sandwich found at the scene led Wyoming police to arrest a…

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The Odd Side – December 20, 2016

Alaskans Make Annual Plunge Into Frigid Lake ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – More than a thousand people in Alaska took part in a polar plunge. The fundraiser for Special Olympics Alaska…

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The Odd Side – December 13, 2016

Signs to Mark Eastern And Western Ends of Longest U.S. Road BOSTON (AP) – Signs marking the eastern and western ends of the longest continuous road in the U.S. are…

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The Odd Side – December 6, 2016

Macaw Poses in Man’s Mug Shot After Unlucky Court Appearance PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug…

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The Odd Side – November 29, 2016

Nation of Iceland Wages Name Battle With U.K. Grocer Iceland LONDON (AP) – The island nation of Iceland said Thursday it is taking legal action against British frozen-food chain Iceland…

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The Odd Side – November 22, 2016

Hunt On for Spelling-Challenged Bank Robber in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) – A bank robber dubbed the “spelling bee bandit” because the notes he’s passed to tellers contain the same misspelling…

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