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Huge mastiff named world's ugliest dog

Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound (57-kg) Neapolitan mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. She was a favorite of the Northern ...

/ Jun 10, 2017

Naked Florida man damages patrol car after fleeing crash

Authorities say a Florida man got out of his car after a crash, stripped off his clothes, walked away from the scene and then damaged a door of the responding deputy’s patrol car. Marion County Sheriff’s officials said in a statement that 18-year-old Andrew ...

Sweden's Museum of Failure displays flops

/ Jun 7, 2017

Sweden's Museum of Failure displays flops

Green Heinz ketchup? Fat-free Pringles? Colgate frozen lasagna? You don’t need to be an expert to know these products weren’t successful. Which is why these creations, with dozens of others, feature in the new Museum of Failure, a wacky parade of rejected products from ...

Peacock smashes up Los Angeles liquor store

/ Jun 7, 2017

Peacock smashes up Los Angeles liquor store

A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. Without a peep, the peahen strutted into the open door of the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia on Monday. Store manager and college senior Rani Ghanem said he ...

Unique reef fish 'kisses' take sting out of coral diet

/ Jun 6, 2017

Unique reef fish 'kisses' take sting out of coral diet

Featuring slime and suction, a kiss from a tubelip wrasse — a colorful reef fish — is no one’s idea of romance. But it is perfectly suited for eating a hazardous diet using one of the animal kingdom’s most unique feeding strategies. Scientists on ...

/ Apr 29, 2017

In Virginia, the bizarre mystery of abducted and shaved cats

Police and townsfolk in Waynesboro, Virginia, are trying to figure out why someone is abducting and shaving pet cats. Since December, at least seven cats have suddenly shown up at their homes with shaved belly, groin and leg areas, Waynesboro Police Captain Kelly Walker ...

Brazilian street artist paints 'biggest' ever mural

/ Apr 14, 2017

Brazilian street artist paints 'biggest' ever mural

Many painters struggle to get their work viewed but Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra won’t have a problem — his most recent work is billed as the biggest in the world. The prolific Kobra takes as his canvas the external walls of the Cacau ...