Odd Side

The Odd Side – July 25, 2017

New Librarian Finds Live Civil War-Era Shells in Her Office CARLISLE, Mass. (AP) – A Massachusetts librarian on her first day on the job has come across live military shells…

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The Odd Side – July 18, 2017

Would-Be Robber Arrives Early At Banks to Find Doors Locked WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Sometimes the early bird doesn’t get the worm. Police in Iowa are looking for…

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The Odd Side – July 11, 2017

Michigan Trooper Gives Ride, Warning to I-75 Scooter Rider WEST BRANCH, Mich. (AP) – A woman riding a mobility scooter down the shoulder of Interstate 75 in northern Michigan received…

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The Odd Side – July 4, 2017

Texas Fisherman Reels In 45-Year-Old Wallet SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) – A fisherman isn’t telling fish tales when he says he fished a 45-year-old wallet out of a West Texas…

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The Odd Side – June 27, 2017

Genoa Makes Special Airport Waiver for Famed Pesto Sauce ROME (AP) – The Italian port city of Genoa has taken pride in its famed pesto sauce to new heights by…

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The Odd Side – June 20, 2017

Grand Theft Avocado: Three Arrested in $300K California Theft OXNARD, Calif. (AP) – Police are calling it grand theft avocado. Three produce company workers have been arrested in the theft…

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The Odd Side – June 13, 2017

Driven by Hunger: Police Rescue Bear Cub Trapped in Car WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) – Police in a Colorado town rescued a bear cub that got trapped in a car…

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The Odd Side – June 6, 2017

Disgruntled Man Releases Bedbugs in Maine City Office AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The city manager in Augusta, Maine, says the municipal office building had to be sprayed for bedbugs after…

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The Odd Side – May 23, 2017

New Zealand’s Ambitious Plan To Save Birds: Kill Every Rat WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – New Zealand has set itself an ambitious environmental goal: to rid the entire nation of…

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The Odd Side – May 16, 2017

British WWII Veteran, 101, Breaks Skydiving Record LONDON (AP) – A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive. Bryson William Verdun Hayes completed a…

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The Odd Side – May 9, 2017

Komodo Dragon Bites Singaporean Tourist In Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – A Komodo dragon has bitten an overly inquisitive tourist in Indonesia who ignored warnings about getting too close to…

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The Odd Side – May 2, 2017

500 People Get Duplicate Tax Refund Checks, Can Keep Only One PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Five hundred Rhode Island residents have received duplicate tax refund checks totaling $364,000. A state…

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The Odd Side – April 25, 2017

Family of Dead Boy Find Man Posing as Him PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pennsylvania man who assumed the identity of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 has been…

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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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