Odd Side

Odd Side – August 20, 2019

Malaysia Detains 2 Indians, Seizes 5,255 Turtles SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) – Malaysia authorities have arrested two Indians and seized over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport.…

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Odd Side – August 13, 2019

Mom: Toddler Hurt in Ride on Atlanta Airport Conveyor Belt ATLANTA (AP) – A woman says her 2-year-old son jumped onto a conveyor belt at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in…

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Odd Side – August 6, 2019

Lift Those Knees: Babies Crawl to the Lithuanian Finish Line VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) – In Lithuania, the rat-race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red…

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Odd Side – July 30, 2019

Australian Finds Message in a Bottle Written 50 Years Ago CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – A fisherman said he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found…

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Odd Side – July 23, 2019

Sweet Spot: Officer Craving Ice Cream Nabs Gun Suspect NEW YORK (AP) – A police officer’s craving for cake batter ice cream put him and his colleagues in the right…

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Odd Side – July 16, 2019

Beagles Sniff Out Snails in Luggage at Atlanta Airport ATLANTA (AP) – Two dogs, part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s “beagle brigade,” sniffed out two Giant African Snails…

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Odd Side – July 9, 2019

Georgia Sheriff Steps in After 140 People Skipped Jury Duty DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) – A Georgia sheriff says he had to get involved when nearly three-fourths of people summoned for…

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Odd Side – July 2, 2019

19 Pacifiers Removed From Stomach of Dog That Swallowed Them BOSTON (AP) – A Boston veterinary hospital got quite a surprise recently when a family brought in their bulldog after…

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Odd Side – June 25, 2019

Metal Turtle Sculpture at Boston Playground Burns Children BOSTON (AP) – Boston authorities have covered a new turtle sculpture at a playground after several parents complained that the bronze model…

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Odd Side – June 18, 2019

Road Closes When Bee Boxes Fall Off University Truck PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a…

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Odd Side – June 4, 2019

Snake Turns Up in Washing Machine Smelling ‘Like Downy’ EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) – An escaped pet snake that apparently slithered into a suburban Chicago family’s washing machine ended up smelling…

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Odd Side – May 28, 2019

Massachusetts Town to Fine People Who Pilfer Beach Rocks WESTPORT, Mass. (AP) – A Massachusetts town is sick of homeowners and businesses raiding its beaches for free landscaping materials. So…

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Odd Side – May 21, 2019

Thai Oil Rig Workers Rescue Dog Swimming 135 Miles Offshore BANGKOK (AP) – A dog found swimming more than 135 miles from shore by workers on an oil rig crew…

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Odd Side – May 14, 2019

Watching Ice Melt? Residents Compete to Guess Time of Thaw WEST DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) – It’s officially spring in one northeastern Vermont community, where people bought tickets to guess when…

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Odd Side – May 7, 2019

Firefighter Recruitment Ad Touts ‘Low Pay, Cool Helmet’ CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in…

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Odd Side – April 30, 2019

Bad Idea: Pouring Gas on Wet Ballfield, Setting It On Fire RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Authorities say it could cost over $50,000 to repair a Connecticut baseball diamond where somebody…

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Odd Side – April 9, 2019

Squirrels Are Damaging Some Maple Syrup Operations DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) – Maple syrup producers have more than the weather to worry about. Frenetic squirrels are chomping on equipment, crimping the…

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Odd Side – April 2, 2019

Knitting With a Repurpose: Woman Makes Suit of Plastic Bags GREECE, N.Y. (AP) – Rosa Ferrigno’s new suit takes recycling to an extreme — she knitted it from more than…

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Odd Side – March 26, 2019

Lost Rings Returned to Boston Couple BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two rings lost in the snow at a Connecticut highway rest stop nearly month ago have been found and returned…

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Odd Side – March 19, 2019

Rare Sea Creature Washes Ashore in Southern California SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) – A 7-foot sea creature that washed ashore in Southern California has been identified as a hoodwinker sunfish,…

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