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Prepare for a surfeit of Oddities, nitpicking and confidence related excuses to be presented in his defense when he performs poorly again.
If you've been to or walked past Pike Brewing lately, you've likely noticed the in-progress construction on the street level floor of the space.
Austin, Texas -- An Austin Art teacher is bringing her creative passion into her own home in east Austin. She turned it into a museum, the only home in Austin and one of the few remaining in the country.
Then check out hail Dark Aesthetic in Covington, Kentucky, which boasts one of the region's most bizarre collections of Oddities, music and more. "When people walk into our store, we get two reactions," said Neil Higginbothan, co-owner of Hail Dark ...
We've covered the new releases and concept cars in great detail already, but here's one car we missed, and a few oddballs that gave this year's smaller show some colour and light.
Nearly a year after a policeman ticketed Edin Mehic for loudly belching next to him, the Vienna bartender has won his appeal. Mehic was fined 70 euros ($75) for a sonorous post-kebab burp next to the officer at an amusement park.
YEADON, Pa. (AP) - police are trying to determine who shipped 10 pounds of marijuana from California to a pastor in the Philadelphia suburbs.
From now on I'll confine the rest of my old-time Oddities to Herald readers who know The Herald would never knowingly publish an untruth.
ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) - Warming up your car in the driveway might be a Michigan winter tradition, but a judge says it's not legal in a Detroit suburb if no one's behind the wheel.
Williamson County Clerk Amanda Barnes, center, watches as Tammy O'Daniell-Howell shakes the hand of Bryan Reikena after O'Daniell-Howell won the coin toss to win the election for Colp Village, Ill.
Looking at the schedule now, there are some Oddities in the slate of games. These are not necessarily competitive advantages or disadvantages, though they could prove to be once the season actually begins, but are rather just some strange things that ...
Ocean Oddities: Oh Fuk! Radioactive Contamination Found In US Waves. Part Two: If by sea; seaborne radiation from Fukushima reaches West Coast, but is it a danger?
Inspired by her grandfather who had been tumbling - turning rough rocks into shiny gems - since Lundberg was a little girl, the 27-year-old launched Odyssey & Oddities in 2015. "My grandfather is starting to show my mom and I how to do it," she says.
Stan Vanuytrecht, a former artillery officer and surveyor, has won the competition and been "hired" as the new, unpaid hermit of Saalfelden, Austria.
Inspired by her grandfather who had been tumbling - turning rough rocks into shiny gems - since Lundberg was a little girl, the 27-year-old launched Odyssey & Oddities in 2015. "My grandfather is starting to show my mom and I how to do it," she says.
Which guarantees a steady supply of enjoyable Oddities such as A Rose In The Twilight. We use oddity purely in the positive sense, as although the gameplay has some familiar elements A Rose In The Twilight is a very distinctive game in most other respects.
Omar Khadr watches as his lawyer Dennis Edney speaks to media after his bail conditions hearing in Edmonton on Friday, September 11, 2015.
Omar Khadr watches as his lawyer Dennis Edney speaks to media after his bail conditions hearing in Edmonton on Friday, September 11, 2015.
In the name of learning something new, I tested our boundaries this week, vowing to try something new from every menu I encountered.
The unaffiliated bar is set to open May 20 thanks to owner Zach Neil, and is reportedly planning to be filled not only with memorabilia from Burton's films, but Oddities like old medical tools and vintage weirdness. The bar will take over space inside ...
TORONTO - Omar Khadr's official criminal record in Canada contains Oddities and errors that are at odds with how the federal government viewed him on his return from the notorious prison on the United States naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Omar Khadr watches as his lawyer Dennis Edney speaks to media after his bail conditions hearing in Edmonton on Friday, September 11, 2015.
The crowd will also get a thorough education on some of the world's premiere Oddities, but they might not remember the details the next morning, said one organizer.
But this column really isn't about the oddity of why my wife married me. It's about the Oddities that surround "the odds.
Philadelphia (AP) - A horse that got loose and blocked traffic at a Philadelphia intersection has been corralled by police using carrots.
At least temporarily. The release of airborne radiation had been quelled, but a new threat emerged, radioactive water washing into the sea.
MICANOPY, Fla. (AP) - Visitors to a state park in Florida got a dramatic glimpse at the wild kingdom when a wild horse attacked an alligator.
A California Chick-fil-A franchise is waiting for its cows to come home after thieves absconded with three mascot costumes from a storage shed earlier this week.
... at my place - can you recommend someone? Nabo Widget icon. powered by nabo. See your ad here. The Royal Easter Show always has a few sights to see, and some more eye raising than others.
LYNN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has a ready answer when asked for his 2-cents worth: He presents a check he got from the government.
Any Radiohead listener has their favorite album, and only a few other bands match the level of intensity that fans have towards their favorite record.
As could be expected, results for big-ticket items on the April 4 ballot received most of the attention. But two items farther down the ballot raised questions, if not an eyebrow or two.
FILE - This Friday, March 21, 2014, file photo, shows a Wendy's restaurant in Providence, R.I. A Nevada teen's joke twitter campaign to win a year of free chicken nuggets from Wendy's may become the platform's most retweeted post of all time.
Harwich Antique Center is a multi-dealer/consignor center that sells, consigns and buys antiques, primitives and vintage items. Specialties include Nautical items, Military items, Coins, Furniture, Oddities, Jewelry, Advertising items, Lighting, Fine ...
Worcester, Mass. (AP) - A worker at a Massachusetts hotel got a slithery surprise while cleaning a room - a 5-foot ball python left in a drawer.
workers install white pine siding on the new $64.2 milllion Bell Museum of Natural History, under construction in St. Paul, Minn. on Thursday, March 30, 2017.
Welcome to This Day in Pop culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other Oddities in pop culture!
Someone should put a "Flamin' Hot Cheeto Roll" on dry ice and fly it to Japan for Jiro Ono from Jiro Dreams of Sushi just to record his reaction.
No nation on earth has yet recognized the breakaway country, but it considers itself to be the legal successor of the short-lived Somali State of June 1960.
DERIDDER, La. - A local police union in Louisiana is raffling off a grand prize that has shocked some: the use of a stun gun on one of its officers.
The Saturday, April 8, 2017 photo provided by the police in Dachau shows a convertible car that was hit by a flush of liquid manure in Altomuenster near Munich, southern Germany.
St. Paul, Minn. - Conservators in charge of cleaning and restoring the Bell Museum of Natural History's taxidermy dioramas have uncovered multiple hidden artifacts while preparing for the museum's move to the University of Minnesota's campus in St. Paul.
Bell Museum Reveals Oddities Amid Move. Conservators in charge of cleaning and restoring the Bell Museum of Natural History's taxidermy dioramas have uncovered multiple hidden artifacts while preparing for the museum's move to the University of ...
On an island full of Oddities, it can take a lot to make a splash. But 40 years after a pair of flamingos touched down in Newfoundland, one of the birds is still the talk of the town.
THE irregular pattern of snowfall in Murree and the wider Galiyat area is yet another sign that, slowly and perhaps irreversibly, our climate is changing.
George loved collecting antiques, Oddities and anything with a story behind it. He found great joy in gardening, household projects, junking and spending time with his grandsons.
Welcome to This Day in Pop culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other Oddities in pop culture!
THE irregular pattern of snowfall in Murree and the wider Galiyat area is yet another sign that, slowly and perhaps irreversibly, our climate is changing.
This episode of our audio journey into Macon-area police report Oddities includes the story of a pooping dog; a woman who went nuts at a gas mart; and a man named Rubber Leg.


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