AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:46:35 -0500 New Hampshire lake is Lower 48's only ice runway Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:15:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/28/US--Ice.Runway/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Ice.Runway c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:276e ALTON, N.H. (AP) — Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes. Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:44:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/28/AK--Blind.Dog.Found/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AK--Blind.Dog.Found c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2737 FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner. Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:31:37 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/27/EU-ODD--Dress.of.Many.Colors/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD--Dress.of.Many.Colors c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:207e It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white? 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:17:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/27/US-ODD--Llamas.On.The.Loose/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Llamas.On.The.Loose c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1f1a PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media. Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:58:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/27/US--Hole.in.Road-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Hole.in.Road-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1f8b PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it. Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:09:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/26/EU--Netherlands-Aggressive.Owl/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU--Netherlands-Aggressive.Owl c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:18ae PURMEREND, Netherlands (AP) — The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out of the sky, sinking its talons into them and gouging their flesh. Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:38:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/27/US-XGR--Driving.Bills/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-XGR--Driving.Bills c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:21c3 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:58:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/26/US-ODD--Alarming.Art/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Alarming.Art c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1b60 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning. Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:23:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/28/CAR--NASCAR-Stolen.Car/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_CAR--NASCAR-Stolen.Car c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:261d HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot. New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:59:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/26/AF--Namibia-Tongue-Twister/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AF--Namibia-Tongue-Twister c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:17b9 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A linguistic storm is brewing in coastal Luderitz, where some residents of the Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami#nus. Toronto police stumped by mysterious tunnel Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:49:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/24/CN--Canada.Mystery.Tunnel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_CN--Canada.Mystery.Tunnel c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:abf TORONTO (AP) — Police are asking for the public's help in trying to determine who built a mysterious underground tunnel near York University in Toronto. Refracted rays from Nutella jar blamed for UK house fire Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:05:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/25/EU-ODD--Britain-Nutella.Jar.Fire/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD--Britain-Nutella.Jar.Fire c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:10a1 LONDON (AP) — London's firefighters say sun rays refracted by a Nutella jar likely caused a house fire. Dude, where's my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:58:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/27/CAR-Stolen-NASCAR-Car/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_CAR-Stolen-NASCAR-Car c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:207f HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke. Woman knocked out in Seattle "drive-by egging" Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:27:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/26/US-ODD-Drive-By.Egging/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Drive-By.Egging c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1b61 SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say a woman was knocked unconscious when she was pelted by an egg in a so-called drive-by egging. $150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:58:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/26/US--People-Lupita.Nyong_o/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--People-Lupita.Nyong_o c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1999 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The theft of a $150,000 pearl-covered gown worn by Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars doesn't surprise Hollywood stylists who have personally experienced the seedy side of red carpet fashion. Police: Bus aide stole lunch money, food from preschoolers Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:59:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/25/US--Stealing.Lunch.Money/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Stealing.Lunch.Money c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:10a2 MILVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus aide has been charged with stealing lunch money and bagged lunches from preschoolers in New Jersey. 2 men accused of parachuting 200 feet from crane get tickets Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:28:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/25/US--Boulder.Parachuting.Stunt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Boulder.Parachuting.Stunt c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:112b BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police have ticketed two men accused of climbing a 200-foot crane in downtown Boulder, Colorado, at night and parachuting to the street below. 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:07:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/26/US-ODD--Llamas.On.The.Loose/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Llamas.On.The.Loose c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1a3b PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media. Rescued sea turtle flown from Oregon to California Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:56:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/25/US-Rescued-Sea-Turtle/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Rescued-Sea-Turtle c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:ca8 NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — A sea turtle that was rescued from frigid Northwest waters and treated at the Oregon Coast Aquarium has caught a ride back to California on a Coast Guard training flight. Floating strip club's latest trouble: Human waste disposal Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:29:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/02/24/US--Strip.Club-Human.Waste/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Strip.Club-Human.Waste c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:be6 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Almost from the moment a converted crabbing boat became a floating strip club off the shore of an Alaska island, it's been beset by legal tangles over safety rules and liquor laws. Now there are allegations that it's been dumping human waste into a harbor.