Oddly Enough Headlines

Sat, Apr 18 2015

Replica retraces voyage of French warship sent to help American rebels

ROCHEFORT, France - A replica of the warship that carried France's Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two nations. | Video

18 Apr 2015

Fri, Apr 17 2015

Remote corner of Bosnia to declare itself 'Town of Twins'


BUZIM, Bosnia - When Nedzib Vucelj's wife Emira gave birth to twins at the height of the Bosnian war, it was impossible to buy a suitable baby stroller: their hometown of Buzim was surrounded by rival armies.

17 Apr 2015

Thu, Apr 16 2015

No sex please, just cutesy flirting and strawberries for China's online hostesses


BEIJING - In China's online hostessing world, men find virtual company and the women can find riches. | Video

Tech, Oddly Enough 16 Apr 2015

Snap, crackle, pop - study reveals secret behind knuckle-cracking


- Some people like the sound of knuckle-cracking and others loathe it, but for years there has been disagreement among scientists about what actually causes it.

16 Apr 2015

Wed, Apr 15 2015

Wolverine tranquilized at New Jersey airport after chewing through cage

NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities at Newark International Airport in New Jersey tranquilized a wolverine who was enroute from Norway to an Alaskan wildlife centre on Wednesday after discovering the wild animal had chewed through his metal carrier.

15 Apr 2015

Japan artist on trial over vagina art says fighting for free expression


TOKYO - A Japanese artist on trial for obscenity after making objects modelled on her vagina said on Wednesday that there was nothing wrong with her artwork and her arrest showed how far Japan was behind the West in terms of sexual equality.

Oddly Enough, Japan 15 Apr 2015

Extreme fishing - 'Tiger' hunting in hippo and croc country

KOMATIPOORT, South Africa - You know the fishing is "not run of the mill" when your guide points to the path you're on and says "those are hippo tracks".

15 Apr 2015

Tue, Apr 14 2015

Celebrity mountain lion leaves refuge under L.A. house


LOS ANGELES - A mountain lion with his own Facebook fan page that triggered a media storm by hiding in the crawl space under a Los Angeles house has left its urban refuge, wildlife officials said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough, Tennis 14 Apr 2015

Plane leaves Seattle with napping airport worker stuck in cargo

SEATTLE - A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said.

14 Apr 2015

Fri, Apr 10 2015

Tennessee woman awakens from months-long coma, learns she gave birth

- A Tennessee woman awakened this week from a four-month-long coma that doctors had feared would be permanent and learned that she had given birth to a baby boy, according to her family.

10 Apr 2015