It’s not the Planet of the Apes quite yet, Caeser. Not according to the highest court of New York at least. It was announced Tuesday that a radical animal rights group seeking “legal personhood” for chimpanzees won’t get an appeals hearing. The Court of Appeals, without comment Tuesday, declined to hear the appeal by The […]
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Whoa mamma – Officials say a baby girl was successfully delivered in the backseat of an Uber car parked at the mouth of the Lincoln Tunnel! The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the tunnel, says the birthing process began around 5:15 p.m. Monday while the baby’s 32-year-old mother was riding […]
Check before you dig! According to the Associated Press, the Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard. Police say the Lower Township man was digging behind his West Bates Avenue home when he discovered the explosive […]
Jeez, we all love a summer cook-out, but could you at least wait until after work? An airline passenger recently snapped this photo of Delta employees grilling on the tarmac next to a waiting airplane.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. Brother Joseph Byron was recently relaxing atop the Portsmouth Abbey School’s wind turbine — as he often does — when a drone zoomed in. Video […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man won $1 million in the California Lottery after buying a winning ticket with money he found at the airport. The California Lottery said Sunday that Hubert Tang had not bought a lottery ticket in 10 years. When he found a $20 bill on the street […]
Celebrate your purchase of this lovely four-bedroom Victorian with some fava beans and a nice Chianti. The Pennsylvania house that was used as the home of psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film “The Silence of the Lambs” is up for sale. The production crew took six weeks to turn the 3-story house into […]
Talk about sleeping on the job! Police in Pennsylvania say officers found a couple asleep in a garage with the light on after a homeowner reported a burglary. New Castle police tell the New Castle News (http://bit.ly/1MKLvZB) that they found the couple early Saturday, shortly after the homeowner called them. Police say the homeowner had […]
Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just that question. The 20th Air Guitar World Championships kicked off Thursday with 30 “dark horses” hoping to be among eight advancing to Friday’s final, […]