Oddly Enough Features
Gettysburg wax museum selling historical figures
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his "Gettysburg Address."...
Fortune cookie turns Bronx woman into millionaire
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 75-year-old New York woman found her fortune in a cookie....
Cookbook returned to library after 21-plus years
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- More than two decades after a cookbook was checked out of a Kansas library, it's just now been returned....
Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
BEIRUT (AP) -- Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement....
16th-century manual shows 'rocket cat' weaponry
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- You're a 16th-century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman. What's a guy looking for a tactical edge to do?...
Wake up and smell the bacon ... with a bacon app
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?...
LaughFest organizers claim new sunglasses record
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night....
Obama economists: Rosier picture if budget passed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A divided Congress in an election year is not likely to heed that call....
German court: implants no impediment to police job
BERLIN (AP) -- A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit's breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force....
NY Times prints Northup correction 161 years later
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Times has printed a correction for misspelling 161 years ago the name of a black man who was sold into slavery and whose memoirs were turned into the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years a Slave."...
Pittsburgh is one of six cities selected to receive funds and technical assistance from the national Green Lanes Project to create five miles of protected bike lanes. These lanes would place curbs, planters, and posts to separate traffic from the bike lanes. This is being done to encourage more people to ride their bikes in the city.
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