Oddly Enough Features
Goat on the lam snarls NJ's Pulaski Skyway traffic
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A goat believed to have escaped en route to a slaughterhouse snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in northern New Jersey on Tuesday, leading police on a nearly two-hour chase....
Thailand urged to explore edible insect market
BANGKOK (AP) -- Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating....
Ferris wheel ride world record broken in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days - 384 times, up and around - bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite....
Funeral home has bicycle hearse for 1 last ride
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a three-wheeled bicycle....
Birth of anteater has Conn. zoo staff puzzled
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) -- An anteater has given birth at a Connecticut conservation center, prompting officials there to wonder how the mother conceived....
Alaska man runs onto frozen lake to avoid jail
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Anchorage police say a young man who didn't want to return to jail ran out onto the uncertain ice of an Alaska lake to escape officers armed with an arrest warrant....
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- FBI says 37-year-old man arrested in Spokane, Wash., ricin letter scare....
Denmark's de Forest wins Eurovision song contest
MALMO, Sweden (AP) -- Denmark's Emmelie de Forest has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest with her ethno-inspired flute and drum tune "Only Teardrops," despite tough competition from spectacular stage shows by performers from Azerbaijan and Ukraine....
Aussie minister sorry he 'liked' exposed teen pic
SYDNEY (AP) -- An Australian politician says he has learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he "liked" a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself....
Wash. state woman spots stolen car in drive-thru
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) -- A Washington woman whose car was stolen from her apartment complex saw the stolen SUV hours later - in the drive-thru of the McDonald's restaurant where she works....
Do you support allowing openly gay youth to become members of the Boy Scouts of America? <More Info>
Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America are deciding this week whether to change their long-standing ban on openly gay boys belonging to the organization. The Boy Scouts would keep their ban on gay adult leaders. Some conservatives have denounced the plan, saying the Scouts' tradition would be undermined by the presence of openly gay youth.
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