Quirky World

Alaska sled dogs team up, pull tourists’ stuck SUV from snow

Alaska sled dogs team up, pull...

March 16

FAIRBANKS (Alaska) — Nine Alaska sled dogs mushing near a scenic river helped tourists with an SUV that was stuck in the snow, managing to pull it free last weekend.

BBC interview dad: 'My wife deserves a medal'

BBC interview dad: 'My wife deserves...

March 15

SEOUL — The professor who became an incidental internet sensation when his family crashed a live television interview says his wife "deserves a medal" for looking after him and...

Chopper pilot finds two Pacific castaway boats

February 23

MAJURO (Marshall Islands) — A helicopter pilot scanning remote northern Pacific waters for tuna was stunned to find not one but two boats carrying castaways who had been adrift...

Japan killjoys wage war on Valentine's 'conspiracy'

Japan killjoys wage war on Valentine...

February 13

TOKYO — As Japan prepares to celebrate Valentine's Day, a cranky group of protesters have called for an end to public displays of love, claiming it hurts their feelings.