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Firefighters rescue dog alone inside moving vehicle

Firefighters in Canada came to the rescue of a dog who knocked their owner’s vehicle out of park and took an accidental joyride. The Edmonton Fire Rescue Service in Alberta said a crew was summoned about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday when witnesses reported a dog was alone inside a vehicle that was rolling down Guardian Road. […]

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Message in a bottle travels 250 miles from Kentucky to Tennessee in 30 years

A message in a bottle dropped into a Kentucky river was found 30 years later after floating an estimated 250 miles to Tennessee. Pam Stanfield said her husband, Daniel, and daughter, Skylar Mae, were treasure hunting on the shore of Open Lake, near Ripley, Tenn., after recent flooding when they discovered the bottle with a […]

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Jogger followed by black bear in Wyoming park

A jogger in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park captured video when he caught the attention of a bear that followed him down the trail. Evan Matthews wrote in a YouTube post that he was taking a “casual run” in the park an was about a half mile from his car when he noticed a bear […]

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Turtle crashes through windshield on Florida highway, survives

A turtle crashed through the windshield of a car on a Florida highway and struck a 71-year-old woman in the head — but both the woman and the reptile are expected to be OK. The Port Orange Police Department said a woman called 911 on Wednesday to report she had been driving on Interstate 95 […]

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World’s longest inner tube water slide measures 3,645 feet long

A theme park in Malaysia was awarded a Guinness World Record after installing a water slide measuring 3,645 feet long. The Penang Escape theme park, operated by the SIM Leisure Group, was awarded the Guinness record for the world’s longest inner tube water slide after it opened in the Teluk Bahang rain forest on Penang […]

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$46,000 cash found under floorboards of Massachusetts home

A Massachusetts family hired a professional treasure hunter to investigate decades-old rumors of money hidden in their home — and he found $46,000 under the floorboards. Keith Wille, of Groton, Conn., said he was contacted by a Western Massachusetts family who told him about a rumor of a large sum of money that was concealed […]

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Dove nest takes Texas police SUV out of service

A Texas police SUV is temporary out of service after a dove chose it as the location for her nest and hatched a pair of eggs. The Carrollton Police Department said the SUV was taken off the road March 30 when an officer discovered a mother dove had built a nest and laid a pair […]