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Teenager Pays $747 for Photo of an Xbox One
A teenager has been left fuming after mistakenly buying a photo of an in-demand computer console online.
Man Learns Driving Tank Harder Than It Looks
Sometimes an owner's manual is not enough. Oregon State Police say that's what a 58-year-old man learned when he tried to drive a 50-ton battle tank up a steep grade near the coastal town of Gold Beach.
Two Stabbed in Fight Over Piece of Pie
A Fairbanks man looking for a piece of pie the day after Thanksgiving has been charged with felony burglary and assault.
Couple Accidentally Receive McDonald's Cash Instead of Food
A Tennessee couple who visited the McDonald's drive-through for some food said they were mistakenly given a bag full of cash instead of a meal.
Stolen Jesus Statue Returned to Toronto Church with Apology
A Toronto church said a stolen statue of a begging Jesus was returned with an apology note saying the theft "seemed like a good idea at the time."
Camera-Craving Cat Pounces on CBC Crew
While out shooting a story about cameras on school buses in Bonnyville, Alta., northeast of Edmonton, a CBC crew caught the interest of a curious cat with a fondness for cameras.
Deliveryman Finds Bomb in Teddy Bear
A North Carolina newspaper deliveryman picked up a teddy bear on a rural road, only to have authorities tell him later a bomb had been stuffed inside.
One Missed Call and 48 Texts from 'Satan'
A Colorado woman woke up to find a missed call from 1-666-666-6666 and 48 texts from "Satan."
Couple Take 'Breaking Bad'-Themed Engagement Photos
A Houston-area couple say they decided to use their shared love for the hit AMC show "Breaking Bad" as an inspiration for their engagement photos.
Prostitute Arrested After Trying to Bring Baby to Work
After a 19-year-old Florida woman tried to take her baby with her while working the streets as a prostitute, she was arrested when the baby’s father called the cops.
Loose Llama Caught After Six Months in Michigan
A Michigan woman said the llama she dubbed Dolly has been captured after nearly six months on the loose in the area around her property.
Santa Claus Groped 18-Year-Old Elf
A 62-year-old Santa Claus at the Hanover Mall in Massachusetts is facing indecent assault and battery charges after he allegedly gave the 18-year-old working with him as his elf photographer a gift she was not very fond of.
Woman Named Happy Thanksgiving Gets Two Holidays in One
A Minneapolis doctor preparing to celebrate her birthday on Thanksgiving Day said her parents, "hippies," named her Happy Thanksgiving Reynolds.
Man Dies After Opening 'Pandora's Box'
(News & Star)
Mystery surrounds the death of a 37-year-old man who collapsed after opening ‘Pandora’s box’.
Couple Gives Back Adopted Son After 9 Years
An Ohio couple who authorities say returned their 9-year-old adopted son to the county after raising him since infancy have been charged with abandoning the child.
Starbucks Loses 'Charbucks' Appeal
Starbucks Corp has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to stop a small, family-owned New Hampshire roaster from selling coffee known as "Charbucks."
Man Charged with Driving BMW Down 'Rocky' Steps
Police have charged a 20-year-old man with reckless endangerment for allegedly driving his car down the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps made famous by the movie "Rocky."
Man Loses Battle to Keep Wife Buried in His Front Yard
An Alabama man has lost his fight to keep his wife buried in the front yard of the home they shared for decades.
Driver's 'Not See' Vanity License Plate Causing Outrage
(KGTV [San Diego])
A San Diego Unified School District bus driver, whose vanity license plate on his car is causing outrage, has been suspended, and the state Department of Motor Vehicles is asking that he surrender the plates.
Wedding Rings Swapped for Chiefs Tickets
A longtime Kansas City Chiefs fan says he swapped six game tickets for a wedding ring set advertised on Craigslist.
Company Fining Woman $3,500 for Negative Online Review
(KUTV [Salt Lake City])
Jen Palmer left a negative review of KlearGear.com on the website RipoffReport.com when she never received an order she had placed. Now, almost five years later, she’s still being asked to pay a fine by KlearGear.com for a whopping $3,500.
Girl Gets '666' as Race Number, Refuses to Run
A Kentucky student refused to run in a cross-country race after being assigned "666" as her race number.
Driver Blames ‘Gorilla’ for Car Crash
A Spokane, Wash., woman who wound up with a totaled car, a broken collarbone and a $550 ticket blames her post-Halloween crash on a person in a gorilla suit who she says jumped in front of her car.
Woman Ran Over Boyfriend Over McDonald's
A Tennessee woman is accused of hitting her boyfriend with his own pickup truck after her refused to stop at McDonald's.
British Store Says Demand 'Huge' for Reindeer Meat
A British supermarket said there is a "huge" demand for reindeer meat during the holidays, despite some protests against "eating Rudolph."
Librarian Says She Was Fired for Reporting Sex Incident
A lawyer for a former assistant librarian in New Mexico said his client lost her job for reporting two city workers found having sex in the children's section.
Teens Take Circus Llama for Late Night Tram Ride
A group of French teenagers arrested for stealing a circus llama said they took the animal for a tram ride as a drunken prank.
Woman Horrified as Spiders Scamper Off Half-Eaten Banana
(The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
A family in southwest London was forced to evacuate their home after a cluster of deadly Brazilian wandering spiders began hatching off a banana about to be consumed by a young mother.
Woman Says She’ll Hand Out ‘Fat Letters’ Instead of Candy on Halloween
([New York] Daily News)
A North Dakota woman is taking it upon herself to school the parents of trick-or-treaters by denying Halloween candy to kids she feels are too chubby.
Marines Shoot Down Story on Obama's Push for 'Girly Hats'
(Stars and Stripes)
The story is sweeping the Internet: President Barack Obama is trying to emasculate male Marines by making them wear a girly cover with their famed dress uniforms.
Walmart Gets Surprise Visit from Alligator
A Walmart store in Florida had a seriously unwanted customer when a six-foot alligator wandered up to the store shortly after midnight.
SpongeBob Headstone Rejected by Cemetery
A Cincinnati cemetery has removed two SpongeBob tombstones worth $26,000 claiming the artwork "does not fit" with the graveyard's guidelines.
Woman Stabbed Boyfriend Because Dog Ate Marijuana
A Florida woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend when his dog ate her marijuana told police the man repeatedly walked into her knife.
Woman Slapped Sleeping Man with Fish
Police in Sweden said they are investigating a man's allegations a woman stole from his apartment and slapped him with a fish while he was sleeping.
Bank Apologizes After Posting Picture of Squirrel's Testicles
A French bank apologized after posting a photo on Facebook of a squirrel caught hanging upside down by his testicles on a bird feeder.
Zombie Ads on British Buses Get Complaints
Britain's Advertising Standards Authority said it is investigating complaints that a zombie picture on the side of a bus is too scary.
Woman Stabs Boyfriend in Eye After He Refuses Group Sex
(WTVJ [Miami, FL])
A Florida woman stabbed her boyfriend in the eye with a knife after he refused to have sex with her and another woman she had brought home from a local club.
Woman to 911: I'm Too Drunk to Get Out of Car
A woman is charged with felony drunken driving after police in Billings, Mont., say she called 911 and said she was too drunk to get out of her vehicle.
Firefighters Urge 'Common Sense' After Penis Freed from Toaster
The London Fire Brigade is asking the public to use some "common sense" after firefighters assisted a man whose penis was stuck in a toaster.
Weatherman Eats Cat Vomit During Live News Broadcast
A Connecticut weatherman has attained international fame by mistaking cat vomit for Grape Nuts and eating it during a live news broadcast.
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