Odd Side

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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The Odd Side – September 6, 2016

The Benefits of Jogging Slowly (TNS) – According Hiroaki Tanaka, a professor at the Faculty of Sports and Health Science at Fukuoka University in Japan, there may be health benefits…

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The Odd Side – August 30, 2016

GPS Device in Stolen Cigarette Box Leads to Arrest HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects…

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The Odd Side – August 23, 2016

Bee Rescue Mounted After Hospital Breaks Out in Hives LONDON (AP) – It was a sticky situation. A British hospital discovered it had become home to more than 100,000 bees…

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The Odd Side – August 16, 2016

At the Russian Mosquito Festival, the More Bites the Better BEREZNIKI, Russia (AP) – At this weekend’s Russian Mosquito Festival in the town of Berezniki, 9-year-old Irina Ilyukhina won with…

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The Odd Side – August 9, 2016

Chinese Tourist Loses Wallet, Ends Up in Refugee Home BERLIN (AP) – A Chinese tourist who lost his wallet in Germany signed the wrong paperwork and ended up being placed…

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