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3 Oct. 2019
Italian astronaut to watch World Cup match from space
Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash.
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25 Feb. 2020
Watch: Deer crashes through Ohio couple’s house
An Ohio couple were left cleaning up a sizable mess after a deer dashed into their home and crashed into walls and windows while searching for a way out.
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4 Mar. 2020
Checkout clerk’s advice earns Maryland woman $100,000
A Maryland woman said heeding a checkout clerk’s advice paid off when she scored a $100,000 lottery jackpot.
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13 Sep. 2019
Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach knockouts
Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month.
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10 Mar. 2020
Farm fire caused by pedometer-eating pigs
Firefighters in Britain said crews responding to a fire at a farm discovered the flames were caused by pigs eating a pedometer.
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5 Sep. 2019
Just not cricket: Australian charged $68,000 for a beer in Britain
An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk “the most expensive beer in history” after being charged nearly A$100,000 ($68,120) for the tipple.
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6 Sep. 2019
Climbing: Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race
It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski’s feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift.
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14 Sep. 2019
Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace
Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.
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2 Sep. 2019
UK PM Johnson to the rescue: girlfriend adopts a rescue puppy
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, revealed on Monday that they had adopted a rescued Jack Russell puppy.
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27 Feb. 2020
Watch: Venomous snake found hiding behind family’s toaster
An Australian snake catcher shared video of an unusual callout for a highly venomous snake found hiding behind the toaster in a family’s kitchen.
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5 Mar. 2020
Look: Moose rescued after falling through ice of frozen pond
Conservation officers in British Columbia said they enlisted the help of bystanders to rescue a moose that fell though a frozen pond into frigid water.
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2 Mar. 2020
Look: RSPCA officer uses dish soap to free deer from metal gate
An animal rescuer in Britain said she used dish washing liquid to help a deer that found itself wedged between the metal railings of a gate.
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