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Cars Set Alight in Athens as Protesters Take to Streets

5 hours 54 min ago
Police clashed with protesters in Greek capital for first time since Syriza party took power. Unrest came as deal to extend bailout neared completion.

Llamas Lead Arizona Police on Chase Through Phoenix Suburbs

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 14:17
Two escaped llamas lead Phoenix authorities on a two hour chase that ended when the tired animals were lassoed by modern day cowboys.

BBQ Bandit On The Loose in Texas

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 17:34
A burglar has been targeting San Antonio barbecue restaurants, taking meat and beer instead of cash. WOAI's Robert Price reports.

Professional Dumpster Diver Turns Trash Into Treasure

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 14:30
Matt Malone spends his nights in Austin, Texas, uncovering hidden gems in the trash that can be worth hundreds to thousands of dollars.

Fowl Play? Dozens of Birds Go Missing From Sanctuary

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:13
Dozens of birds are missing and feared stolen from a rescue and sanctuary in Washington state, according to NBC affiliate KING5.

Hot Bands Play Cool Instruments at Ice Music Fest

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 07:23
Norwegian composer Terje Isungset came up with the idea for a music festival using instruments made of ice in 2005. Matt Sampson reports on the Norwegian village of Geilo's annual Ice Music Festival.

Alternative Protein? Here's a List of 5 Edible Insects

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:04
With the UN promoting insects as a new sustainable food, GlobalPost looks at five Latin American creepy-crawlies that locals just love to eat.

'Brutal Survival': 1,000 Shiver, Sweat in Sauna Marathon

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 06:52
About 1,000 people braved freezing temperatures and steaming heat as they took part in the sixth annual European Sauna marathon in Estonia on Sunday.

Lawmaker Blames Underwear for 'Brief' Absence During Vote

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:00
A member of Canada's parliament says tight underwear led him to leave his seat during a vote, a brief absence that led another member to challenge his vote.

Convicted Killer's Crocheted Undies Up for Sale

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 09:19
A Florida-based dealer is selling the purported panties belonging to Samantha Bachynski, who is serving a life sentence for a murderous crime spree.

Killer's Crocheted Panties for Sale on 'Murderabilia' Website

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 08:25
A Florida-based "murderabilia" vendor is drawing criticism for selling panties warn by Michigan killer Samantha Bachynski. WEYI's Nicky Zizaza reports.

Missing Clown Found at Home of Sex Offender

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 15:57
It took five years but a piece of Wichita, Kansas memorabilia is finally back on the way home. NBC affiliate KSN explains how Louie, the Clown was found.

Iconic Wichita Clown Found in Sex Offender's Home

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 15:09
Louie the Clown, a mechanized doll that played organ at a shuttered Wichita amusement park, was found at a sex offender's home.

Bone-Chilling Cold Transforms Geyser into Ice Volcano

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:48
Days of subzero temperatures have turned a geyser at New York's Letchworth State Park into a solid cone of ice several feet thick and nearly 50 feet tall with water still spewing out the top.

Roof Avalanche Dumps Snow on Passersby

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:14
Snow falls from building roof onto passersby, sending two to the hospital. NECN's Greg Wayland reports.

A Hawk 'Crashed Through My Bedroom Window'

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 07:20
A Kansas City man was shocked to find a live hawk in his bedroom. KSHB's Shannon Halligan reports.

Robot Feeds Marathon Runners Tomatoes on the Go

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 06:51
The "Wearable Tomato Project," revealed at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon Expo, is a wacky invention designed to feed athletes tomatoes while running.

Hungry? Can't Stop Running? Here's The Answer

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 06:48
Japanese juice maker Kagome on Thursday unveiled the "Tomatan," a hands-free tomato machine that will feature at this weekend's Tokyo marathon.

New York Town Gives Up, Says 'Visit Florida Instead'

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 06:15
New York's Ithaca Visitors Bureau Welcome Center surrenders to winter weather, telling tourists to visit the Florida Keys instead. WETM's Jessica Bard reports not all local businesses are in on the joke.

Parking Lot Mayhem Caught on Camera

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 08:07
A 92-year-old driver slams into several cars in a Wisconsin parking lot after mistaking the vehicle's gas pedal for the brake. WTMJ's Todd Hicks reports.