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CERN proves The Force exists, Albert Hall outraged at Beatles 'holes' slur

LONDON - From a supermarket putting in trampolines for customers to reach the top shelf to prestigious CERN saying it has proved The Force exists, Wednesday brought April Fool's spoofs a-plenty.

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Daughter bests father in feud at Japan shareholder's meeting

TOKYO - A rare family feud erupted in a Japanese shareholders meeting on Friday, when the chief executive of Otsuka Kagu Ltd defeated her father's attempt to oust her, vowing to push ahead with her plan to take the furniture retailer more mass-market.

27 Mar 2015

North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes

SEOUL - French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday, even as much of the population outside the capital struggles to feed itself.

25 Mar 2015

Heave, ho: Elephants rescue 18-wheeler stranded on Louisiana road

NEW ORLEANS - When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue.

U.S., 25 Mar 2015

Missing in Missouri: two Bactrian camels

- The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday.

25 Mar 2015