North Dakota retired engineer George Loegering has found a rare spinning disk of ice in the Sheyenne River, a weather phenomenon experts say likely was caused by cold, dense air, and an eddy in the river. (Nov. 26)
Residents of a remote Bosnian village have been left dumbfounded after a sinkhole formed two weeks ago and swallowed their local pond. Experts say drying underground water currents or soil drainage changes could be the culprit. (Nov. 26)
This week you can wish happy Thanksgiving and happy birthday to Happy Thanksgiving. If that sentence didn't make much sense, it's probably because you don't know Happy Thanksgiving Reynolds, a family physician from Minneapolis, who was born 43 years ago in late November. "I was the child of hippies," Reynolds ...
A robot dog that listens to commands and an Elmo that hugs, are among the finalists for 'Toy of the Year.' (Nov. 25)
At about 17 stories tall, a water slide opening this spring in Kansas is being touted as a new world record-holder for the tallest and fastest of its kind. (Nov. 22)
New York's elaborate seasonal window displays are being unveiled. The Macy's Christmas windows display a little boy's journey through an enchanted forest on Christmas Eve and includes an interactive element where spectators can manipulate s...
Christmas is not a holiday in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and its palm trees outnumber pines, but the country still set a world record with its holiday spirit. One of the country's largest shopping malls arranged a publicity stunt involving 852 schoolchildren dressed in green and red hoodies to break the ...
A population of roving turkeys on Staten Island has become a mess-making, traffic-stopping scourge to residents like Mary Jane Froese. Despite state efforts to round up the birds, the turkeys are hanging tough. (Nov. 21)
A Nebraska man was reunited Wednesday with his now-vintage motorcycle stolen nearly 50 years earlier. Donald DeVault laid eyes on his 1953 Triumph Tiger 100 for the first time in 46 years. (Nov. 20)
Not many rock groups get discovered after they disband. Even fewer achieve multiple comebacks spread across three decades. But that's what happened to Dot Semprini, lead singer of The Shaggs, and now, the Dot Wiggin Band. (Nov. 20)