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Indian scientists express doubt over meteorite death attribution

NEW DELHI Indian scientists have expressed doubt that a man in the southern state of Tamil Nadu was the first person to have been confirmed killed by a meteorite strike, as the state's top official has declared.

Science, Oddly Enough 11:10am GMT

Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on video

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A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said. | Video

Tue, Feb 9 2016

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

A Florida fast food restaurant got a customer it wasn't expecting when a live alligator was tossed through a drive-thru window by a patron.

09 Feb 2016

Mon, Feb 8 2016

Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

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MILWAUKEE A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records.

08 Feb 2016

Scientists investigate suspected meteorite death in southern India

CHENNAI Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years.

Oddly Enough, Science 08 Feb 2016

Sun, Feb 7 2016

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

07 Feb 2016

Sat, Feb 6 2016

In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

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CHICAGO Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish, donut-type dessert that's taking the high-end dessert market by storm.

Oddly Enough, Life 06 Feb 2016

Mon, Feb 8 2016

Leopard found in school grounds in India

A leopard was seen strolling on the grounds of a school in India's southern Karnataka state on Sunday, with closed-circuit television footage showing video of the animal on the premises. | Video

08 Feb 2016

Fri, Feb 5 2016

Ohio police and perhaps 'Man with the Yellow Hat' on lookout for monkey

CLEVELAND In an escape worthy of popular cartoon monkey "Curious George," police in Minerva Park, Ohio, have alerted the public to a simian on the loose.

05 Feb 2016

Mon, Feb 8 2016

Sparrow defies nature and joins Japanese family

FUKAYA, Japan - - A sparrow has set up home with an elderly couple in Fukaya, in Japan's Saitama prefecture, becoming the newest member of their family. | Video

08 Feb 2016