Today's Top Odd News Story

Thanks but no: UK queen turns down 'Oldie of the Year' title

Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch Learn More


More Top Odd Stories

Police answering 4-year-old's call confirm his toys are cool

An emergency call made by a 4-year-old New Zealand boy asking for police to come over and check out his toys prompted a real-life callout and confirmation from an officer that the toys were, indeed, pretty cool More »


Arizona police and local ranchers help catch a roaming bull

No bull: Tucson police had to respond Tuesday morning to reports of a bull roaming a neighborhood near an elementary school More »


Street musician stunned by John Legend as she sings his hit

A street musician who performed a rendition of John Legend’s hit “All of Me” in Boston over the weekend had one particularly appreciative audience member — John Legend himself More »


Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

Israeli archaeologists say a scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country's Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders More »


Artist recruits 300 for nude photo near Dead Sea in Israel

Some 300 male and female volunteers have stripped naked and donned white body paint for an artistic installation near the Dead Sea More »


More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home

Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under people’s homes More »


Hail, Mary! High school's halftime show is a drag pageant

A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a “drag ball” runway at halftime with a mix of students and faculty members parading in gowns, wigs and makeup, and a big crowd in rainbow colors More »


Removing the %&*@ from Maine's vanity plates will take time

A Maine law banning obscene license plates goes into effect Monday, but getting the foul language off the roads and highways won't happen overnight More »


Large African cat captured after escape in Detroit suburb

An animal recovery group says a large cat native to Africa that escaped from its suburban Detroit home was captured after spending several hours on the lam More »


News, Photo and Web Search