Alligators poke noses out from under ice to survive cold

Alligators poke noses out from under ice to survive cold Jan. 9 (UPI) — A North Carolina rescue group posted a video showing the unusual way their their alligators survive in icy conditions. The Shallotte River Swamp Park in Ocean Isle Beach posted a video to Facebook and YouTube showing… Continue reading

Miami Museum of Ice Cream fined $1,000 for plastic sprinkles

Miami Museum of Ice Cream fined $1,000 for plastic sprinkles Jan. 4 (UPI) — The City of Miami Beach fined the Museum of Ice Cream Thursday, claiming its plastic sprinkles present an environmental hazard. Guests at the pop-up museum can take photos in a pool filled with tiny plastic sprinkles,… Continue reading

'Free hot dog' on vehicle's bumper perplexes Texas deputy

'Free hot dog' on vehicle's bumper perplexes Texas deputy Jan. 2 (UPI) — A Texas sheriff’s office shared the tale of a baffled deputy who pulled over a vehicle with a “free hot dog” resting on its rear bumper and a sign advertising it as such. The Brown County Sheriff’s… Continue reading

Mexico tourist bus crash caused by negligence and speed, official says

Mexico tourist bus crash caused by negligence and speed, official says CANCUN, Mexico — Driver negligence and speed likely caused a bus crash in southern Mexico that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, one Canadian and a Mexican tour guide as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins,… Continue reading

Swedish roofs can handle Santa's sleigh – if he's careful

Swedish roofs can handle Santa's sleigh – if he's careful STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s houses should be able to cope when Santa and his sleigh land on their snowy roofs this Christmas – as long as he doesn’t try to deliver too many presents in one go. The portly Father… Continue reading