Spiders surround us every day. According to research, on average there are about 131 spiders per square meter.
The Oregon Zoo wants the public to vote on the names of two new otter pups born four weeks ago.
A driver who ran out of gas and called for help is charged with felony grand theft after he stole a deputy's squad car, law enforcement officials said.
Fairfax County police are looking for a woman who they say impersonated a Target employee to steal $40,000 worth of iPhones, The Associated Press reports.
A suburban Cleveland 4-year-old was saved by her front door after a giant gust of wind lifted her off her feet.
An online video that has gone viral imagines "Sesame Street" character Elmo being laid off due to the Trump administration's new budget cuts.
In a stark reminder that the world's population of bees is plummeting, Cheerios pulled its mascot, Buzz the Bee off the box of Honey Nut Cheerios.
Wildlife officials are warning residents of moose behaving badly.
A Texas man helped a goldfish with a bladder disease by building it a custom "wheelchair."
At Friday's annual Cruft's dog show in the United Kingdom, it was Olly the Jack Russell terrier who stole the show.
If you're looking for the perfect place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year, WalletHub has some suggestions.
Some U.S. states are banning plastic bags. Others are banning bans for the sake of business.
Google is in the No. 1 spot of top places to work, according to Fortune's 20th annual list.
Pi Day is actually about the awesome mathematical integer 3.14, but today has slowly morphed over the years into a day of deals, food or otherwise.
Police in Hillsboro, Oregon, chased a man over 10 miles on a stolen street sweeper Sunday morning, Hillsboro Patch reports.
Musician Jimmy Buffett has announced his plans to open a string of retirement homes with a Margaritaville theme by 2018, Forbes reports.
Locals refer to the roadside attraction as "Pierre the Pantsless Voyageur." But now he's missing more than that.
Every November, a turkey is pardoned by the president. Now, Louisiana is putting its spin on the tradition with the first-ever pardoning of the crawfish, WGNO TV reports.
Call her a hungry, hungry tortoise.
A Massachusetts man took a video of a flock of turkeys circling a dead cat Thursday and the internet quickly jumped to conclusions.
An upstate New York pregnant giraffe has gone viral thanks to a number of notable circumstances.
A Minnesota sheriff's deputy was out looking for a cow in the roadway near Mora, or 70 miles north of St. Paul, when he hit the cow with his squad car, Twincities.com reports.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Many people give up something the Lenten season. Openbible.info is tracking what people on Twitter are giving up, here's a look at the top 10.
A mouse flying from London to San Francisco delayed the flight for four hours in order for the human passengers to board a new plane.