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  • Giant Hippo Floats Down Thames River

    Giant Hippo Floats Down Thames River

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:08:53 GMT
    "Hippopo Thames" is making his way through London's Thames River.
    "Hippopo Thames" is making his way through London's Thames River.
  • 2014 MN State Fair Draws Record Crowd

    2014 MN State Fair Draws Record Crowd

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:56:42 GMT
    Fair officials announced today the Great Minnesota Get-Together attracted 1,824,830 visitors during its 12-day run that ended Sunday.
    Fair officials announced today the Great Minnesota Get-Together attracted 1,824,830 visitors during its 12-day run that ended Sunday.
  • California Man Says "Brown Grass is Sexy"

    California Man Says "Brown Grass is Sexy"

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:57:30 GMT
    It's a drought in California and one homeowner is making quite the statement about his water conservation. 'Brown grass is sexy' reads a sign in Ryan Lundquist's yard.
    It's a drought in California and one homeowner is making quite the statement about his water conservation. 'Brown grass is sexy' reads a sign in Ryan Lundquist's yard.
  • Musicians Gather for Mariachi Festival in Mexico

    Musicians Gather for Mariachi Festival in Mexico

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:19:32 GMT
    Musicians from across the globe gathered in Mexico to showcase their skills on Sunday.
    Musicians from across the globe gathered in Mexico to showcase their skills on Sunday.
  • Sandcastle competition

    Sandcastle competition

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:00:16 GMT
    Many of us built them as a kid, but probably not as good as this. Elaborate sandcastles were carved recently in the State of California as part of a competition.
    Many of us built them as a kid, but probably not as good as this. Elaborate sandcastles were carved recently in the State of California as part of a competition.

  • Unicycle festival in New York

    Unicycle festival in New York

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:48:50 GMT
    Just one wheel was all that was needed for several people in New York this weekend. It's all part of a three-day unicycle festival.
    Just one wheel was all that was needed for several people in New York this weekend. It's all part of a three-day unicycle festival.
  • Facebook Unites Adoptive Parents with a Baby

    Facebook Unites Adoptive Parents with a Baby

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:57:54 GMT
    After six years of trying to have a baby with no success, Andy and Libby Ortmann turned to Facebook.
    After six years of trying to have a baby with no success, Andy and Libby Ortmann turned to Facebook.
  • Shearing the World's Woolliest Sheep

    Shearing the World's Woolliest Sheep

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:43:23 GMT
    The sheep just missing the record for heaviest wool after being shorn for the first time in Midlands. The wool weighing 52 pounds.
    The sheep just missing the record for heaviest wool after being shorn for the first time in Midlands. The wool weighing 52 pounds.
  • Rebuilt Humpty Dumpty makes His Return

    Rebuilt Humpty Dumpty makes His Return

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:52:09 GMT
    Less than two months after his great fall off the wall at the Enchanted Forest in Salem, the iconic statue is back in its rightful spot thanks to the efforts of the 84–year–old artist who made the original.
    Less than two months after his great fall off the wall at the Enchanted Forest in Salem, the iconic statue is back in its rightful spot thanks to the efforts of the 84–year–old artist who made the original.
  • Spain's Annual Festival is Ripe With Fun

    Spain's Annual Festival is Ripe With Fun

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:43:57 GMT
    La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year.
    La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year.
  • Massachusetts DOT Puts On Accent

    Massachusetts DOT Puts On Accent

    Massachusetts DOT Puts On Accent

    Friday, May 23 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-05-24 01:00:13 GMT
    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation was apparently having some fun with a gentle reminder to Friday morning commuters.Highway signs around Boston incorporated the local vernacular into their safe driving message.The first page of the signs read, "Changing lanes?"They were followed by, "Use yah blinkah."
    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation was apparently having some fun with a gentle reminder to Friday morning commuters.Highway signs around Boston incorporated the local vernacular into their safe driving message.The first page of the signs read, "Changing lanes?"They were followed by, "Use yah blinkah."