Two Brazilian parachutists jumped from a 46-story skyscraper in the heart of Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city, this week after slipping past security, Globo news site G1 reported Saturday.
A Siamese fighting fish sporting the red, white and blue stripes of the Thai flag has been sold for 53,500 baht (US$1,500) -- a massive price tag for the tiny, inch-long pet.
A 63-year-old Maryland woman survived an attack by a black bear by punching it, and when that didn't work, she played dead, her husband said Thursday at the hospital where she's recovering.
The NCAA is honoring the former Boston College baseball captain who inspired people around the world to dump buckets of ice water over their heads to raise millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's Disease research.
What's in a name? For three New York City apartment buildings, it's no longer "Trump."
The world's earliest-known complete stone inscription of the Ten Commandments, described as a "national treasure" of Israel, sold at auction in Beverly Hills for $850,000.
Members of a New York City synagogue have sifted through 300 tons of garbage at an upstate landfill in an unsuccessful search for a religious item that fell into a trash can.
Size doesn't matter at the Icelandic Phallological Museum, home to the world's largest collection of penises -- an eye-watering array of specimens carefully collected from hundreds of different animals.
Oxford dictionary editors have chosen their word of the year: "post-truth," a term sometimes used to describe the current political climate.
A New York school district paid an 11-year-old child advocate $6,500 plus expenses for serving as keynote speaker for staff and hosting a student workshop last week.