Chinese bowl found at garage sale fetches over $2.2 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 1,000-year-old Chinese bowl that was bought for a few dollars at a garage sale in New York state sold for more than $2.2 million at auction on Tuesday.

London museum cancels heavy metal gig, fearing noise damage

LONDON (Reuters) - London's famed Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has canceled an experimental concert by extreme metal band Napalm Death, fearing the noise level could damage the 104-year-old building.

Would-be thieves camped out above Toronto-area bank

TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto-area police say they have foiled a Hollywood-style heist, arresting five men they say camped out in vacant office space above a bank branch and, under cover of night, cut through a thick concrete ceiling to gain access to the vault below.

Yoko Ono tweets against guns showing Lennon's bloody glasses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yoko Ono has taken up arms against gun violence with a raft of Twitter postings, including a photograph of blood-stained glasses apparently worn by John Lennon when he was shot and killed more than 30 years ago.

Manual to "goblinproofing" chicken coops named Oddest Book Title

LONDON (Reuters) - A book offering advice on how to protect chicken coops from goblins has won the Oddest Book Title of the Year award, organizers of the contest said on Friday.


Dear the internet: local news is on to you.

After an intense hail storm in Brookshire, TX, just west of Houston, reporters from KPRC Local 2 News went out to get some reactions. They ended up with a viral-ready one in an interview with resident Michelle Clark, heretofore known as "Kabooyow Lady".

Mom Allegedly Asks 7-Year-Old To Pepper Spray Store Employees

UPPER DARBY, Pa. -- Police say a Philadelphia-area woman returned to a dollar store where she'd been banned and pepper-sprayed employees who tried to escort her out before giving the can to her 7-year-old daughter and asking her to continue the fight.

LOOK: Creepy Cat Skin Rug Earns BIG Bucks Online


A bidding war for a large cat skin rug ended Tuesday when the feline sold for $955.

Andrew Lancaster, a taxidermist in New Zealand, found the dead, male cat on the side of a road when driving home in February, reported.

Here's What Happens When Cops Catch You Shake Weighting (VIDEO)

"Officer, it's just a Shake Weight" isn't the worst excuse we've heard from public masturbators caught by cops on the street.

Luckily, these guys are really using a Shake Weight near officers, which makes for some hilarious video.

Martha Stewart Pops Her Own Zits?

Martha Stewart has saved our behinds (literally!) when we spilled wine on our parents' couch, needed help throwing a last-minute dinner party and weren't quite sure how long to slow-cook a pot roast. But the homemaking goddess knows quite a lot about beauty.


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