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Lost class ring returned to New York man after 63 years

A New York woman cleaning out her parents’ home after their deaths discovered a class ring and was able to track down the man who lost it 63 years earlier. Mary Jo Orzech of Brockport said she was cleaning out her parents’ home in Lackawanna last year when she found the Lackawanna High School class […]

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Contractor finds seven kittens, nine cats inside wall of vacant home

A Philadelphia contractor who was taking down a wall at an abandoned home when a kitten fell out ended up rescuing nine cats and seven kittens from the inside the wall. Philadelphia Animal Care and Control said in a Facebook post that the contractor was taking down a wall at a vacant home where meowing […]

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Lightning strikes car on Florida highway, leaves gouge in road

A lightning strike on a car traversing a Florida highway caused damage to the vehicle and the road — but not the driver. The Florida Highway Patrol said lightning struck a Nissan Rogue traveling westbound Monday morning in Interstate 75 in Broward County. The lightning strike about 11:20 a.m. caused damage to the vehicle’s antenna […]

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Idaho men break Guinness record for behind-the-back disc catches

A pair of Idaho men who lost the Guinness World Record for most behind-the-back flying disc catches in 1 minute reclaimed their title with 67 catches. David Rush, who has broken more than 150 Guinness World Records to promote STEM education, initially teamed with Mike Beacham to break the record with 51 catches, but their […]

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Banned U.S. Olympian blames pork burrito for positive steroid test

Shelby Houlihan, a former Olympian and American track record holder, says a tainted pork burrito is the reason behind her positive steroid test result and recent four-year ban from competition. Houlihan wrote a long message about the ban Monday on Instagram. She had received a letter from the Athletics Integrity Unit on Jan. 14, informing […]

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Deputies wrangle loose kangaroo in Texas neighborhood

Authorities in Texas said a kangaroo spotted hopping loose through a neighborhood was safely captured and returned to its owner. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to the North Exchange area of Boerne on Tuesday morning when residents reported a small kangaroo hopping loose. Deputies were able to capture the kangaroo with help […]

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Indian boy, 9, hula-hoops up stairs, breaks Guinness record

A 9-year-old Indian boy became a Guinness World Record holder when he climbed 50 stairs in 18.28 seconds while hula-hooping. Aadhav Sugumar of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, climbed the 50 stairs at the Kumaran Kundram Temple at Hastinapuram Main Road in Chromepet while keeping a hula hoop in motion around his body to break the record […]