Odd Side

The Odd Side – January 15, 2018

Outdoor Center Warns Skiers Of Dive-Bombing Owl NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine (AP) – Officials at a Maine outdoor center are warning skiers to watch out for an “aggressive dive-bombing” owl that…

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The Odd Side – January 9, 2018

Rare U.S. Coins Sell for Pretty Penny at Auction in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – When is a penny worth $300,000? When it’s one of the first copper coins struck…

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The Odd Side – January 2, 2018

Navy Rediscovers Captured Flags Hidden for Nearly 100 Years ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – The curator of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum wasn’t exactly sure what would be found: records indicated…

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The Odd Side – December 26, 2017

Wild Truffle Grows on Paris Rooftop, In Scientific Mystery PARIS (AP) – Urban scientists and Paris foodies are getting excited about a bizarre discovery atop a hotel near the Eiffel…

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The Odd Side – December 19, 2017

Grizzly Crime Solved: Candy Factory’s Stolen Bear Found ABILENE, Kan. (AP) – Police say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside…

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The Odd Side – December 12, 2017

Florida Police Department Running Out of Citations MIAMI (AP) – The Miami Herald reports that Miami-Dade County police officers are rationing the paper tickets they issue as the department awaits…

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The Odd Side – December 5, 2017

Time to Celebrate — Earmuffs PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Earmuffs are all the rage on at least one day of the year. With the arrival of winter, the town of…

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The Odd Side – November 28, 2017

Newborn, Mother and Grandmother All Share Birthday PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey family won’t have trouble remembering three generations of birthdays. A newborn, his mother and grandmother were…

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The Odd Side – November 21, 2017

Zoo Throwing Farewell Party for Beloved Gorilla BOSTON (AP) – A Boston zoo is holding a farewell party for a beloved gorilla that’s heading to another zoo in New Orleans…

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The Odd Side – November 14, 2017

City Clerk Searching for Owner Of Dentures Left at Polls PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A city clerk in Maine is looking for the owner of a set of dentures left…

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The Odd Side – November 7, 2017

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims Two Lottery Prizes on Same Day RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – She knows how to pick a winner. Local media report that Kimberly Morris of…

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The Odd Side – October 31, 2017

To Learn How to Say New Zealand Leader’s Name, Just Call WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – When an Australian journalist wanted to find out how to correctly pronounce the name…

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The Odd Side – October 23, 2017

Police Video Shows Large Bear Peering Into Shop Windows KINGS BEACH, Calif. (AP) – A very large bear-about-town was spotted peering into shop windows in a California tourist community on…

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The Odd Side – September 26, 2017

Corn Maze Marks 100th Anniversary of Women Voting In New York SCOTTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) – An upstate New York farm is marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the…

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The Odd Side – September 20, 2017

Vermont Police Seek Panda-Costume Wearing Theft Suspect WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) – A Vermont police department is asking for help identifying a suspect wearing a panda costume believed to have stolen…

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The Odd Side – September 12, 2017

Sheep Get Loose, Dodge Traffic in Alaska’s Biggest City ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Bears and moose are a common sight on Alaska roadways, but drivers in the state’s largest city…

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The Odd Side – September 5, 2017

‘Suspect Apprehended!’ Police Nab 6-foot Miami Beach Python MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – A 6-foot Burmese python slithered near a popular Miami Beach mall, scaring the crowd outside a convenience…

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The Odd Side – August 29, 2017

Bourbon, Pizzas and Now Spaghetti Sauce Cover Arkansas Roads CAMDEN, Ark. (AP) – It’s a smorgasbord on Arkansas highways, with the third food spill in as many weeks. A truck…

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The Odd Side – August 22, 2017

Men Say They’ve Set Record for Traversing Boston’s Subway REVERE, Mass. (AP) – Two Boston-area residents say they’ve set the world record for traveling to every stop on the city’s…

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The Odd Side – August 15, 2017

Cleaning Caper: Intruder Cleans Apartment, Takes Nothing ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – A Virginia man returned home from a trip and found that his apartment had been broken into — and…

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