Nice try but no potato for New Zealand couple’s giant find
A New Zealand couple who believed they had dug up the world’s largest potato in the garden of their small farm near Hamilton have had their dreams turned to mash after Guinness World Records wrote to say that scientific testing had found it wasn’t, in fact, a potato after all.
Woman dubbed ‘serial stowaway’ gets 3 years in prison for sneaking onto flights
A 70-year-old woman with a history of slipping past security at airports around the U.S. and sneaking onto flights has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for trespassing at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in 2019.
Snowing spiders? The building rainy pattern in Australia can trigger a flood of arachnids
While it can sound like something out of a horror movie, in Australia the transition from late summer to fall can trigger what is known to the locals as spider season. It’s kind of like our lovebug or mosquito season but is a little different.
Most ‘Havana syndrome’ cases not linked to US adversary, CIA says
U_S_ officials say the CIA believes it's unlikely that Russia or another foreign adversary is using microwaves or other forms of directed energy to attack hundreds of American diplomats and intelligence officers who attribute their brain injuries and other symptoms to what's come to be known as “Havana syndrome.”.
Family finds, returns nearly $1 million in cash found in middle of road
CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. One Virginia family made a strange discovery over the weekend after they thought they had picked up two bags of trash from the road. The Schantz family was on a drive Saturday afternoon, weaving through back country Central Virginia roads, when they came across some goats and pre-made storage sheds. Little did the family know, they were driving around for hours with nearly a million dollars in cold cash. "They found out that they'd been riding around all day with almost a million dollars in the truck," Caroline County Sheriff's Office Major Scott Moser said. "To have someone so honest and to give that million dollars back is exceptional on their part, Moser said.