"After 8 years, an old mattress becomes a heavy weight, from pounds of dead skin, gallons of sweat, and millions of dust mites that accumulate inside it!" So claims an ad for the concerned Mattress Firm — your salvation is, of course, to purchase a fresh, unsoiled mattress from them. But is this true? Do our …
BRUSSELS — What police force would start playing along with a practical joke when the capital is facing its highest state of alert and its most-wanted fugitive is still on the run? Right! This is surreal Belgium.
OCALA — Doctors say a Central Florida laborer impaled by a piece of rebar from a concrete block is lucky to be alive after the object narrowly missed his vital organs.
From afar, Botswana's diamond mines look like barren construction sites sunk into rocky hills. At their base, hulking excavation machines turn over what appear to be nothing more than piles of dirt.
BOSTON — A professional dancer who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing says American Airlines lost her luggage, which included her prosthetic leg.
Kangaroos can no longer feel smug about their flatulence. Traditionally, it has been thought that the animals produce unusually low amounts of methane when they pass gas. Since livestock farts (I'm looking at you, cows) make up a lot of our global greenhouse gas emissions, that would make kangaroos potential lifesavers …
PHOENIX — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.
HARLAN, Ky. — The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking enough havoc in Kentucky that a police department announced a joke warrant for the popular Frozen character's arrest.
LANTANA — Vanilla Ice has been charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home that is in foreclosure in Florida.
BOSTON — New England's winter blast is serious business, but there's been no shortage of shenanigans.