Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground By AP | Last Updated: 18th January, 2021, 16:27

A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground

Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

Could Kamala Harris wear a sari on inauguration day? Could Kamala Harris wear a sari on inauguration day?

The question has been posed to Harris before -- during her own presidential campaign in 2019


Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured

Nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York, according to an animal protection group


Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat

The European Union’s food safety agency says worms are safe to eat


Indian jeweller plans to buy Rolls-Royce phantom used by Trump Indian jeweller plans to buy Trump's Rolls-Royce phantom

The Rolls-Royce Phantom which was used by President Trump is of a luxury variety that comes with a theater package, starlight headliner, and electronic curtains


Mysterious fish ‘Mayurpankhi’ in Sylhet Market Mysterious fish ‘Mayurpankhi’ in Sylhet Market

‘Mayurpankhi’ fish caught by fisherman is now in the fish market of Sylhet


Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business

The venerable Vermont ice cream company said Monday it’s introducing a line of frozen dog treats


Man sparks outrage as he says 'kids sitting in trolleys should be banned' Man sparks outrage as he says 'kids sitting in trolleys should be banned'

The post quickly amassed more than 1,900 comments with the majority of people disagreeing with him


Film festival wants someone to go to a remote island alone to watch its films Film festival wants someone to go to a remote island alone to watch its films

Being invited to a remote barren island to spend seven days alone may sound like the start of a thriller


Identical twins aren’t perfect clones, research shows Identical twins aren’t perfect clones, research shows

A mutation means an alteration in a sequence of DNA — a tiny change that is not inherently good or bad


Remorseful man returns statue’s stolen sword after 40 years Remorseful man returns statue’s stolen sword after 40 years

 A veteran returned a sword he stole from a statue of a Revolutionary War general 40 years ago


Australian advert of man eating bat sandwich investigated Australian advert of man eating bat sandwich investigated

An advert that shows a man eating a bat sandwich is being investigated by Australia's advertising watchdog


Japan's top sumo wrestler infected with coronavirus Japan's top sumo wrestler infected with coronavirus

Japan's top-ranked sumo wrestler Hakuho has tested positive for coronavirus


1,400-yr-old tomb with white marble bed reveals religious exchanges on Silk Road 1,400-yr-old tomb with white marble bed reveals

Archaeologists have discovered a 1,400-year-old tomb containing a white marble bed in central China


Woman falls down 650-foot cliff moments after proposal Woman falls down 650-foot cliff moments after proposal

This is not the first time that a romantic proposal has gone wrong


Live frog found inside boxed salad greens: 'How did that get in there?' Live frog found inside boxed salad greens: 'How did that get in there?'

A Wisconsin family was making dinner recently when one member noticed a live frog wriggling inside a sealed box


Gingerbread monolith delights San Francisco on Christmas Day Gingerbread monolith delights San Francisco on Christmas Day

In true pop-up art fashion, a nearly 7-foot-tall monolith made of gingerbread mysteriously appeared on a San Francisco hilltop


Sperm donor with 150 kids defends extreme 'natural urge' to father children Sperm donor with 150 kids defends extreme 'natural urge' to father children

Joe Donor, who is currently on a UK 'baby-making' tour, says he has the same biological drive


Over 900-yr-old Buddhist cliff carvings found in north China Over 900-yr-old Buddhist cliff carvings found in north China

A group of Buddhist cliff carvings created during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) have been discovered in…


Huge crocodile drags cheetah into water in horrifying video Huge crocodile drags cheetah into water in horrifying video

Horrifying footage shows the moment a cheetah is dragged into water by a 13-foot crocodile in South Africa


Man dressed as Santa rescued from power lines in California Man dressed as Santa rescued from power lines in California

Santa found himself a little more tied up than usual this time of year


Motorist rescued after 10 hours in car buried by snow plow Motorist rescued after 10 hours in car buried by snow plow

Kevin Kresen of Candor drove off the road in the town of Owego and became plowed in by a truck


Twin sisters born to two different mothers, eight weeks and 750 miles apart Twin sisters born to two different womb

With their identical features and matching dresses, they look every inch like twins


Prague zoo’s month-old Sumatran orangutan finally has a name Prague zoo’s month-old Sumatran orangutan finally has a name

Prague’s zoo said on Wednesday it has finally completed the process of naming a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan baby


Man drops iPhone from plane which survives, records video of fall Man drops iPhone from plane which survives, records video of fall

The filmmaker and environmentalist was flying over a beach in Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, on Friday when he put his iPhone 6S out of the small airplane's window 


Giant 20lbs pet rabbit loves watching Strictly on TV Giant 20lbs pet rabbit loves watching Strictly on TV

Jester the giant rabbit is so big he has his own bedroom in his owner's home. And Lyn Hobson admits her 20lb pet


Man dreams of bizarre 'King's Hand' recipe and makes it in real life Man dreams of bizarre 'King's Hand' recipe

If you are a fan of fantasy/period series 'Game Of Thrones', you would know what a 'King's Hand' means


Three snow leopards test positive for coronavirus Three snow leopards test positive for coronavirus

It's the sixth animal species confirmed to have been infected with the virus after human contact


Precious painting lost at German airport found at dumpster Precious painting lost at German airport found at dumpster

 A surrealist painting worth more than a quarter million euros (dollars) that was forgotten by a businessman 


Mum of twins slammed after tattooing one so she can tell them apart Mum of twins slammed after tattooing one so she can tell them apart

A woman who was struggling to tell her twins apart had one tattooed, leaving her mother-in-law furious


92-year-old man finds college jacket with social media help 92-year-old man finds college jacket with social media help

More than 60 years after Mal Osborn earned a varsity letter jacket from the University of Maine as a track runner


Man discovers his year four school photo has been viral internet meme for years Man discovers his year four school photo has been viral internet meme for years

A man was left shocked when he discovered that a photo of him as an eight-year-old had been turned into a meme


'Magical' monolith appears on Isle of Wight beach in UK 'Magical' monolith appears on Isle of Wight beach in UK

A monolith, similar to those found in the US and Romania in recent days, has mysteriously appeared in Britain


Japanese robotics startup  invents smart mask that translates into eight languages Japanese smart mask can translate into eight languages

In conjunction with an app, the C-Face Smart mask can transcribe dictation, amplify the wearer's voice


Traffic officer 'gobsmacked' after filming ‘UFO’ hovering in skies while on patrol Traffic officer 'gobsmacked' after filming ‘UFO’ hovering in skies while on patrol

A retired cop who claims he witnessed an infamous UFO has spoken out ahead of the 40th anniversary


Wife makes man sell his PS5 because it wasn't an air purifier Wife makes man sell his PS5 because it wasn't an air purifier

If you are ruing about how you have not been able to get your hands on a PlayStation 5 yet, a Taiwanese man was made to sell off his PS5 because it wasn’t an air purifier as his wife expected


NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid

A mysterious object temporarily orbiting Earth is a 54-year-old rocket, not an asteroid after all, astronomers confirmed 


Days after US Desert mystery, another Metal Monolith found in Romania Days after US Desert mystery, another Metal Monolith found in Romania

A metal monolith which mysteriously appeared on a hilltop in northern Romania has sparked curiosity


Singapore approves lab-grown 'chicken' meat Singapore approves lab-grown 'chicken' meat

Singapore has given regulatory approval for the world’s first “clean meat” that does not come from slaughtered animals


Church that was 'essentially a bush' looks unrecognisable after dramatic transformation Church that was 'essentially a bush' looks unrecognisable after dramatic transformation

An 800-year-old church which fell into disrepair after decades of disuse has been given an incredible makeover

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