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Lucky deer saved by driver's quick reflexes
Odd News // 49 minutes ago
Lucky deer saved by driver's quick reflexes
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A lucky deer narrowly evaded deer-saster when a driver managed to slam on the brakes in time to allow the animal to pass by mere inches.
Kansas City theme park planning record-breaking roller coaster
Odd News // 1 hour ago
Kansas City theme park planning record-breaking roller coaster
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A Missouri theme park unveiled plans for the "world's fastest, steepest and tallest" spinning roller coaster for National Roller Coaster Day.
Swiss supermarket introduces mealworm 'Insect Burgers'
Odd News // 1 hour ago
Swiss supermarket introduces mealworm 'Insect Burgers'
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A Swiss supermarket chain announced it will soon start selling an unusual beef substitute -- burger patties made from mealworms.
Lioness' ill-advised hippo hunting attempt almost ends in disaster
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Lioness' ill-advised hippo hunting attempt almost ends in disaster
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A hungry lioness' attempt to sneak up on a tasty-looking hippopotamus in Kenya ended in disaster in a caught-on-camera encounter.
Thousands hope to adopt St. Louis Cardinals 'Rally Cat'
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Thousands hope to adopt St. Louis Cardinals 'Rally Cat'
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Thousands of people and organizations have put in bids to adopt the so-called "Rally Cat" that ran onto the field of a St. Louis Cardinals game.
Man shot in heart by nail gun drives self to hospital
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Man shot in heart by nail gun drives self to hospital
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin man building a house accidentally shot himself in the heart with a nail gun -- and drove himself to the hospital.
China jails 3 pro-democracy activists for unlawful assembly
World News // 3 hours ago
China jails 3 pro-democracy activists for unlawful assembly
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- China has sentenced three pro-democracy former student leaders between six to eight months in prison, which bans them from public office for five years.
Mischievous squirrel steals campers' toilet paper supply
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Mischievous squirrel steals campers' toilet paper supply
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A mischievous squirrel raided a Canadian campsite in search of toilet paper.
Llama jumps electric fence to protect ducks from bear
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Llama jumps electric fence to protect ducks from bear
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Police in New Hampshire responded to a golf course to wrangle a llama that escaped from its nearby home to protect a family of ducks from a bear.
Amid dispute, Saudi Arabia opens border to Qataris for pilgrimage
World News // 5 hours ago
Amid dispute, Saudi Arabia opens border to Qataris for pilgrimage
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's king said he'll open his country's border with Qatar, amid a diplomatic standoff, to allow Hajj pilgrims to enter the Kingdom for a pilgrimage.
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