Odd Side

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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The Odd Side – November 15, 2016

Aussie Police Search Yields a Baby Koala SYDNEY (AP) – Australian police have made an unusual find while searching the bag of a woman who was being arrested: a baby…

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The Odd Side – November 8, 2016

Document: Dog Tuxedo Bought With Arkansas County Credit Card HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) – A former county employee in Arkansas has been arrested after prosecutors accused her of using a…

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The Odd Side – November 1, 2016

Artist Mows Giant Trump Portrait in Italian Cornfield MILAN (AP) – An Italian land artist has used his tractor to transform a field near the Italian city of Verona into…

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The Odd Side – September 26, 2016

Elephant Seal Sets Record by Swimming Farthest West SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Researchers with the University of California, Santa Cruz say an elephant seal has set a record by…

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The Odd Side – September 20, 2016

Binary Bandit? Someone Stealing Ones, Zeros From Homes& PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia police are “addressing” an unusual crime spree: Someone is stealing the ones and zeroes from addresses mounted on…

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The Odd Side – September 13, 2016

Study: Five-Second Rule Too Generous for Fallen Food NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) – It might be time to reconsider the five-second rule when thinking about eating food that has fallen…

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