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Philippine town mourns largest captive crocodile

Posted: 02/11/2013 - A southern Philippine town plans to hold funeral rites for the world's largest saltwater crocodile and then preserve its remains in a museum to keep tourists coming

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Swedish ice pole-sitting contest has 6 winners

Posted: 02/11/2013 - Two women and four men shared the 20,000-kronor prize ($3,100) for remaining on 8.25-foot-tall (2.5-meter) blocks of ice during the 48-hour contest, which ended Saturday.

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Stella! Ornery dog leads to $1M Idaho lottery win

Posted: 02/11/2013 - A group of blue collar University of Utah workers will split $1 million in lottery winnings thanks to a set of keys left in a truck and an ornery little dog named "Stella."

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Giant bill for fixing Rowan Atkinson's McLaren

Updated: 02/08/2013 - Everyone who's had a fender bender knows the cost of repairs is going up. But few cars can be as costly to fix as "Mr. Bean" actor Rowan Atkinson's rare McLaren F1.

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Ohio school cancels prom over water balloon fight

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Principal Sharon Johnson says staff found out and tried to prevent it. She made announcements the day of the planned prank, warning students the prom would be canceled if they had the balloon fight.

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London 'Micrarium' aims to showcase tiny animals

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Jack Ashby, who is in charge of the Grant Museum of Zoology in central London, said Thursday he is trying to give dragonfly nymphs, tortoise mites, and sea spiders the attention they deserve.

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150-foot asteroid will buzz Earth, no need to duck

Updated: 02/08/2013 - A 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth next week, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known flyby for an object of this size.

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Pianist's music fails to put tortoises in the mood

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Galapagos tortoises at London's zoo lumbered around impassively as famous French pianist Richard Clayderman serenaded them with music from his latest album, "Romantique," on Thursday.

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Raccoons make home atop Wash. construction crane

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Workers using a tower crane to build a 304-unit apartment complex in Seattle have run into a complication: two raccoons climbed 150 feet up the crane and made a home behind the crane's cab.

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Camel OK after enclosure escape, clipped by van

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Officials believe a camel that escaped its enclosure twice Tuesday before being clipped by a minivan probably just wanted to be around some other animals.

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Pa. mistrial declared when prosthetic eye pops out

Updated: 02/07/2013 - An assault trial over a fight that cost a man his left eye ended in a mistrial Wednesday when his prosthetic eye popped out as he was testifying, startling jurors.

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Conn. couple named 'longest married' in US

Posted: 02/07/2013 - John and Ann Betar weren't supposed to get married. Her father had arranged for her to wed another man, but she and John fled Bridgeport and eloped in New York.

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Tired in Vienna? Nap for a price at new studio

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Tucked behind a Gothic church and surrounded by Renaissance-era houses, a new studio is offering deal-makers, movers and shakers and foot-sore tourists respite at a price: a half-hour power nap for 11 euros ($15).

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Stewie, the world's longest cat, dies in Nevada

Posted: 02/06/2013 - Stewie was surrounded by family when he succumbed to a yearlong battle with cancer Monday evening at his Reno home, owner Robin Hendrickson said Tuesday. He was 8.

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Stolen giant cookie sculpture recovered in Germany

Posted: 02/06/2013 - Spokeswoman Jacobe Heers says the 20-kilogram (44 pound) gilded sculpture was found Tuesday morning outside a university. It was hanging from the neck of a horse sculpture with a red ribbon.

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