AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:45:14 -0400 The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:32:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/19/AS--Japan-Black.Burger/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AS--Japan-Black.Burger c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3d41 TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:42:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-Ig-Nobels/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Ig-Nobels c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4024 BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center. Winners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:42:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US--Ig.Nobels-List/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Ig.Nobels-List c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4023 The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine: Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:16:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US--Dog_s.Westward.Journey/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Dog_s.Westward.Journey c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-41ef PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania. 46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:18:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-Stolen-Jag-Reunion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Stolen-Jag-Reunion c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4491 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love. Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:11:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US-ODD--Skunk.Stuck-Beer.Can/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Skunk.Stuck-Beer.Can c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4b11 OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio. Police: Lonely man made repeated 911 calls Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:47:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-ODD-Lonely-911-Calls/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Lonely-911-Calls c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-43cf HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lonely and wanted paramedics to show up. Leaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:24:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-ODD--Leaked.Lime.Juice/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Leaked.Lime.Juice c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-42e9 KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the island that is home to the Ketchikan, Alaska, airport. Police: Video shows man used banana to rob store Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:28:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US--Robbery.With.Banana/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Robbery.With.Banana c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4797 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place. Police: Man caused $14K damage by doing doughnuts Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:29:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-ODD--Doughnut.Dare/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Doughnut.Dare c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-43ba BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man caused more than $14,000 damage to several other vehicles when he took a dare to do a "doughnut" with his pickup truck in a bar parking lot. Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat diners Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:03:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US-ODD--Drive-Thru.Generosity/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Drive-Thru.Generosity c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-49f7 ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant. Missing driver says he woke up in field of donkeys Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:11:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US--Field.of.Donkeys-Rollover/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Field.of.Donkeys-Rollover c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4ad6 ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys. Hearses to parade through Hell (Michigan) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:27:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-ODD--Hearses.from.Hell/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Hearses.from.Hell c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-443d HELL, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of Michigan hearse enthusiasts will show off their casket-carrying cars during a parade through Hell. Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:30:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/18/US-Dog_s-Westward-Journey/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Dog_s-Westward-Journey c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-44b9 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away. Michigan woman holds off thief, then gives birth Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:21:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US-Pregnant-Woman-Mugged/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Pregnant-Woman-Mugged c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4bca FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot. Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:15:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US--McGraw-Portland/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--McGraw-Portland c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-495c PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either. Florida woman flies plane on 90th birthday Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:10:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/US-ODD--90-Year-Old.Pilot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--90-Year-Old.Pilot c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4bef PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman celebrated her 90th birthday by flying a four-seat Cessna. Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:50:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/16/AS--New.Zealand-Colossal.Squid/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AS--New.Zealand-Colossal.Squid c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-528b WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:56:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/15/US-Exotic-Dancers-Church/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Exotic-Dancers-Church c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-5ac1 COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud. Man apologizes for drug-filled football toss Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:59:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/17/MI--ODD-Prison.Football.Toss/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_MI--ODD-Prison.Football.Toss c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4a81 JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard.