Oddly Enough Headlines

Sat, Feb 28 2015

Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscar gown returned by thief via TMZ

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LOS ANGELES - The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday by the thief, who tipped off celebrity news site TMZ.com after learning the pearls on the dress were fake, according to officials and the website.

Fri, Feb 27 2015

Oregon sheriff investigates case of 'stolen' log cabin

PORTLAND, Ore. - Sheriff’s deputies in Oregon are investigating the peculiar case of a log cabin that was reported stolen only to be found two days later less than a mile from where it was taken, authorities said Friday.

27 Feb 2015

Dude, where's my race car?

- NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil was left without a ride for this weekend's race after his orange stock car was stolen from a motel parking lot early Friday, forcing him to drop out of the event.

Oddly Enough, Sports 27 Feb 2015

Seattle woman knocked unconscious in drive-by egg throwing incident

SEATTLE - Seattle police searched on Friday for a vandal who hurled an egg at a woman standing outside a local bar, striking her in the head and knocking her unconscious in an apparently random drive-by attack, officials said.

27 Feb 2015

Today's dialectic: Is that dress white or is it blue?

- Cyberspace was being consumed by an acute philosophical debate on Friday over a picture of a dress many claim is obviously white and gold but others argue just as trenchantly is black and blue. | Video

Tech, Oddly Enough 27 Feb 2015

Circus acrobat reported missing in Atlanta has been found

- An acrobat reported missing in Atlanta by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has been found, a production company said on Friday.

U.S., Oddly Enough 27 Feb 2015

Thu, Feb 26 2015

Authorities in Arizona chase down two llamas on the loose

- Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix on a long chase on Thursday as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed from television news helicopters.

Oddly Enough, U.S. 26 Feb 2015

Stone Age Britons imported wheat in shock sign of sophistication

OSLO - Stone Age Britons imported wheat about 8,000 years ago in a surprising sign of sophistication for primitive hunter-gatherers long viewed as isolated from European agriculture, a study showed on Thursday.

Science, Oddly Enough 26 Feb 2015

At least eight linked to theft, beating death of emu in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - Eight people have either been arrested or cited by police for their roles in stealing an emu in a rural Texas town and beating it to death, the Comanche County Sheriff's Department said on Thursday.

26 Feb 2015

NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James Bond

NEW YORK - A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday.

26 Feb 2015
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.