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News Oddities (Huffington)
I've Never Stopped Thinking About The Quiznos Spongmonkey Commercials
People on Twitter are remembering the wild-eyed creatures who graced our TVs in 2004 with songs about subs. We talked to their creator and took a look back at their origins.
15 hrs ago | Weird News site

Politician's Press Conference Dogged By Accidental Facebook Cat Filter
Pakistani politico Shaukat Yousafzai may have come up with a novel way to spread his message even further than he intended.
22 hrs ago | Weird News site

Unicyclist completes 180-mile Trek Across Maine
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) Thousands have ridden their bicycles in the three-day Trek Across Maine. But only one participant has accomplished the feat on a single wheel.
1 day ago | AP site

Twitter Users Have Wild Guesses After Trump Store Says 'Something Big Is Coming
Trump critics troll the family store over its upcoming announcement.
1 day ago | Weird News site

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill.
2 days ago | AP site

Former Maine governor has a new job _ tending bar
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's wife won't be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a bartender.
2 days ago | AP site

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards
OREM, Utah (AP) When John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most.
2 days ago | AP site

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards
OREM, Utah (AP) When John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most.
2 days ago | AP site

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards
OREM, Utah (AP) When John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most.
2 days ago | AP site

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards
OREM, Utah (AP) When John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most.
2 days ago | AP site

Man says he was deceived when he bought tiny strip of land
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) A South Florida man thought he snagged a deal when he paid $9,100 in an online auction for what he thought was a villa. What he got was a 1-foot-by-100-foot (0.
3 days ago | AP site

Driver Accused Of Hitting Squad Car While Looking For 'Saved By The Bell' Clip On Phone
Vermont police said Kevin Bacon -- not the actor -- was especially interested in an episode called "Screech's Spaghetti Sauce.
4 days ago | Weird News site

No DUI For Woman Arrested For Driving Toy Truck While Drunk
The South Carolina woman avoided a DUI charge, but was cited for public intoxication..
4 days ago | Weird News site

Thai vets nurture lost baby dugong with milk and sea grass
BANGKOK (AP) A baby dugong, a large ocean mammal, that has developed an attachment to humans after being separated from its mother and getting lost off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that it can one day fend for itself.
4 days ago | AP site

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds
SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there.
5 days ago | AP site

Baby Shark Live' to tour 100 North American cities
LOS ANGELES (AP) "Baby Shark Live" is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall.
5 days ago | AP site

Motorist Tries To Pass Off Obviously Fake License Plate As Legit
The Ventura County Sheriff's Department suspected the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate was fake because it had wobbly letters and numbers and it read "CALIFAS" instead of "CALIFORNIA.
6 days ago | Weird News site

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California
MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig.
6 days ago | AP site

Exotic animals removed from home where alligator escaped
PITTSBURGH (AP) Authorities have seized more than 30 animals many of them exotic from a Pittsburgh home where a 5-foot (1.52-meter)-long alligator escaped last week.
6 days ago | AP site

New Mexico city famous for UFO event trademarks new logo
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) A New Mexico city known for its proximity to arguably the most famous UFO event in the United States has trademark protection for its alien-inspired logo.
6 days ago | AP site