Inky the octopus waited until it was dark and the staff had gone home from the National Aquarium of New Zealand before making his move.
Police say a goat apparently needed a caffeine fix when it wandered into a Starbucks in the U.S. state of California.
A Utah family's dog is recovering after surviving a 90-meter fall.
The men rescued in this tale of three castaways were not named Tom Hanks, or Gilligan, or Robinson Crusoe. Though they might as well have been.
There was too much sun, swimming, eating and zooming about in Jaguars and private helicopters, but Instagram diva Toast the dog took the Hamptons last summer and lived to write about it.
Six endangered newborn Pakistani Urials stolen from their mother have been recovered, officials said Thursday, in a case that has left a pair of local policemen accused of kidnapping them feeling rather sheepish.
Somber-looking executives at a Japanese frozen dessert maker have appeared in a national television advert to apologize for raising the cost of a popular ice cream -- by 9 U.S. cents.
Film fans in China hoping to watch controversial Hong Kong movie "Ten Years" have apparently given a little-known U.S. rom-com with the same title an unintentional boost as they mistakenly downloaded it instead.
Thousands of people turned out Saturday for festivities celebrating the opening of the new State Route 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington -- so many that the state Department of Transportation declared the event "at capacity" and halted buses that had been expected to shuttle additional people to the structure.
A four-door hatchback Pope Francis used while visiting New York in September has fetched US$300,000 at auction, said the website that held the sale.