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  Mother Duck, Brood Waddle Through School   (Associated Press)
  • A mother duck and her brood got a brief tour of a middle school as teachers and students herded them from their courtyard nest to a nearby creek.
  •   Marathon Runner Seeks Man She Kissed on a Dare   (Associated Press)
  • A woman who ran the Boston Marathon is looking for the man she kissed on a dare.
  •   Man Cut Hole in Storage Unit Roof, Stole 35 Guitars   (Associated Press)
  • A man is accused of stealing enough musical equipment to outfit quite a few bands.
  •   Man, 73, Punches 300-Pound Bear to Defend His Dog   (UPI)
  • A 73-year-old man who punched a 300-pound bear that appeared to be attacking his dog said he would do it again to protect his beloved pets.
  •   Mom Has Misbehaving 10-Year-Old 'Arrested'   (UPI)
  • A mother had her misbehaving 10-year-old son "arrested" by police and posted pictures of him in handcuffs online, where they quickly went viral.
  •   91-Year-Old Woman Gets Ticket for Rocking Chair Noise   (UPI)
  • A lawyer says police overreacted when they issued a $122 ticket to a 91-year-old woman for making too much noise with her rocking chair.
  •   Woman Lights Man's Fuel Tank on Fire at Gas Station   (UPI)
  • Security cameras recorded the moment a woman set a man's fuel tank on fire when he refused to give her a cigarette.
  •   Man Sues Hospital After His Leg Found in the Garbage   (Reuters)
  • A man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with his name tag still on it.
  •   Man Who Fled Arrest Found Hiding 50 Feet Up Tree   (Associated Press)
  • Police say a man they were tracking after he took off following a traffic stop was found hiding 50 feet up in a tree.
  •   Man Stuffed $300 Bribe Into City Worker's Pants   (Associated Press)
  • A man is facing a bribery charge after he stuffed $300 into a city worker's pants during a property reassessment.
  •   Town Rolls Dice to Decide Next Mayor   (Associated Press)
  • An old statute says certain elections can be determined by a high card draw or a roll of the dice.
  •   Man Hangs Up on the Pope, Twice   (Sky News)
  • The Pope, who often contacts strangers who write to him or whose problems he hears about, was calling to offer his sympathy as Mr Rabuffi was ill.
  •   Graffiti Artist Uses Drone to Tag Kendall Jenner Billboard   (UPI)
  • A graffiti artist shared video of his successful attempt to spray paint over Kendall Jenner's face on a prominent billboard.
  •   Man Banned from Using Vending Machines for Five Years   (UPI)
  • A man caught stealing coins from a parking meter was banned from using vending machines or any other coin-operated devices until 2020.
  •   Waitress Receives $3,000 Tip   (UPI)
  • The diner, who asked only to be identified as Mike, left the nearly 6,800 percent tip on his $43.50 tab for the waitress who had frequently served him at the restaurant.
  •   Family Finds Pirate Treasure in Attic   (UPI)
  • A pair of siblings said they made a bizarre discovery in their grandparents' attic — a box containing coins, a treasure map and a mummified hand.
  •   Two Arrested for Stealing Hundreds in Meat Products   (Associated Press)
  • A man and woman have been arrested after police say they stole more than $300 worth of meat from a grocery store.
  •   Woman Finds Wild Turkey In Her Bathroom   (Associated Press)
  • A woman thought a pipe burst when she returned home to find water pouring from her garage ceiling. But the culprit turned out to be an unusual houseguest that dropped in.
  •   School Says No Cookies in Lunch   (Associated Press)
  • A 4-year-old came home from school disappointed, with untouched Oreos and a note from her teacher.
  •   YouTuber Pours Molten Aluminum Into a Watermelon   (UPI)
  • A YouTube user who dumped molten aluminum into a hole in a watermelon was shocked when the experiment created a piece of "art" rather than an explosion.
  •   Justice Pursues Jobless Father of 3 Beyond the Grave   (Associated Press)
  • A court has convicted a dead man of stealing electricity from a power utility, giving him a six-month suspended jail sentence.
  •   Tattoos Can Cause Apple Watches to Malfunction   (Sky News)
  • Early adopters of the new Apple Watch have found that the device malfunctions when worn by people with wrist tattoos.
  •   School Tour of Bank Inadvertently Trips Alarm   (Associated Press)
  • Police officers who responded to what they thought was a robbery of a bank found a school tour instead.
  •   Brewers Tasked With Turning Sewage Into Suds   (Associated Press)
  • In the upcoming Pure Water Brew Challenge, a wastewater treatment operator has asked home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and the key, not-so-secret ingredient: treated sewer water.
  •   Police Feeding Suspect Bananas to Recover Stolen Necklace   (UPI)
  • A theft suspect is being fed a banana diet to help him pass a stolen necklace spotted in an X-ray image of his body.
  •   Italy Opens Museo Della Merda — the Museum of Poop   (UPI)
  • The latest museum to dump knowledge on Italy is the Museo Della Merda, a facility dedicated to the study of human and animal feces.
  •   Injured 90-Year-Old Tortoise Gets a Set of Wheels   (UPI)
  • A 90-year-old tortoise injured by a rat is now scooting around on a pair of wheels thanks to its owner's engineer son.
  •   Clean Up Your Unsightly Yard With a Rentable Goat   (Mental Floss)
  • When the goats are done, the professional will remove the fence and animals from your property.
  •   State Park Visitor Goes Home With 3.69-Carat Diamond   (UPI)
  • The Crater of Diamonds State Park announced a visitor discovered a 3.69-carat diamond, the largest found at the park this year.
  •   Patron Creates 'Big Max' 3.8-Pound Burger   (UPI)
  • A man using a "Create Your Taste" McDonald's kiosk created the largest possible burger.
  •   Wind Blows Train Cars Off Bridge   (UPI)
  • A video camera was rolling when strong winds blew several shipping containers and train cars off an elevated bridge.
  •   Professor Fails Entire Class for Bad Behavior   (UPI)
  • The professor failed his entire class after losing patience with their bad behavior and academic dishonesty.
  •   Alligator Attacks Trainer During Demonstration   (UPI)
  • A trainer was not seriously injured when he was attacked on camera during a demonstration.
  •   Burnt Macaroni and Cheese Forces Evacuation   (Associated Press)
  • Somebody's lunch burned in a microwave behind the Senate Chambers. The smoke prompted an evacuation of the entire building.
  •   Lost in the Woods, Sisters Survived on Girl Scout Cookies   (UPI)
  • Two sisters lost in the woods for nearly two weeks survived on Girl Scout cookies, cheese puffs, and snow.
  •   Pink Concert Did Not Harm Girl   (UPI)
  • A judge has ruled that a mother's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert is not "bad parenting."
  •   Quacking Duck Ringtone Helps Firefighter Rescue Ducklings   (Associated Press)
  • Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain.
  •   Lawn Mower Shoots Wire Up Man's Nose   (Associated Press)
  • A man is lucky to be alive after a lawn mower shot a 3 1/2-inch metal wire up his nose and into his head.
  •   Sex Club Vows to Become a Church   (Associated Press)
  • A swingers club has undergone a conversion — it says it's now a church — in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school.
  •   Owner Spots Stolen Truck in Rear Vew Mirror   (Associated Press)
  • A man driving to work suddenly noticed his stolen pickup truck following him.
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