Odd Side

Odd Side – October 30, 2018

Hawaii Bonsai Tree Stolen After Owner Cared for It for Decades HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii police are trying to find a rare bonsai tree that was stolen from a nursery owner…

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Odd Side – October 16, 2018

Gecko Pocket Dials ‘Bazillion’ Times From Hawaii Seal Hospital HONOLULU (AP) – If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you…

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The Odd Side – October 9, 2018

Rhode Island Man Wins First Prize for 1-Ton Pumpkin TOPSFIELD, Mass. (AP) —A Rhode Island man has won the prize for the heaviest pumpkin at the Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts…

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Odd Side – September 4, 2018

Bomb Technicians Detonate Mine in Puget Sound BROWNSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – Coast Guard and Navy bomb technicians have detonated what they said appeared to be an unidentified mine floating in…

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Odd Side – August 28, 2018

Coast Guard Offering Reward for Info on Buoy Bell Thieves PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Coast Guard is offering a reward for information about brass gongs and bells that have…

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Odd Side – August 21, 2018

Gulp! Georgian Boy Solves Six Rubik’s Cubes Under Water in One Breath TBILISI (Reuters) – An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik’s Cubes under water in one breath on…

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Odd Side – August 14, 2018

School Demolition Crews Unearth 124-Year-Old Time Capsule SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. (AP) – Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts have found a 124-year-old time capsule. The Daily Item…

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The Odd Side – August 7, 2018

New Delhi Robbers Escape With Valuable Commodity: Hair NEW DELHI (AP) – Posing as customers, the three men entered a little New Delhi workshop early one morning. Then one pulled out…

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Pawn Shop Buys Violin for $50, Finds Out It’s Worth $250,000 SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — A violin bought by a Massachusetts pawn shop for $50 has ended up being worth…

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Odd Side – July 24, 2018

Florida Family Allowed to Keep ‘Starry Night’ House Mural (Reuters) – A Florida couple has won a nearly year-long legal battle for their right to cover their house and wall…

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The Odd Side – July 17, 2018

State Board to Consider Changing Mountain’s Made-Up Name WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) – A Vermont state board plans to hear a man’s request to change the name of Mount Ascutney because…

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The Odd Side – July 10, 2018

Burning Bird Falls From Wire In Germany, Torches Dry Field BERLIN (AP) – Police say a burning bird falling from an overhead electric line set fire to a field in…

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Odd Side – July 3, 2018

Omaha Zoo Finds Escaped Parrot Scared by Goodyear Blimp OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A macaw that flew away from Omaha’s zoo after apparently being spooked by the Goodyear blimp has…

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The Odd Side – June 26, 2018

Deputy Fired After Winning Election Offered Temporary Job TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota sheriff’s deputy who was fired by his boss after defeating him in a primary race…

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The Odd Side – June 19, 2018

Texas Man Bitten by Severed Rattlesnake Head Almost Dies CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) – A South Texas man almost died after he was bitten by the head of a rattlesnake…

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The Odd Side – June 12, 2018

Girls Discover World War I Practice Bomb in Michigan Lake ARGENTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Two girls have found what authorities say is a World War I-era practice bomb while…

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The Odd Side – June 5, 2018

Bone Recovered From Shipwreck, Not From Notorious Pirate YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) – A bone fragment recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck is not from infamous pirate Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy…

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The Odd Side – May 29, 2018

Roo-Ting Out Trouble: Rogue S. Carolina Kangaroo Nabbed Again CLARKS HILL, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s most talented escape artist may be a kangaroo. News outlets report that the McCormick…

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Odd Side – May 15, 2018

Hungry Bear Breaks Into California Home, Snacks on Fruit NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) – A hungry bear broke into a California home and snacked on bread and fruit before…

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The Odd Side – May 8, 2018

Carrot-Addicted Kangaroos Hopping Mad at Tourists MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Kangaroos are one of Australia’s biggest tourist draws, but visitors to one park are getting more than they bargained for. Tourists…

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