An Australian couple had a close encounter with one of the most dangerous birds in the world when a giant flightless cassowary wandered into their home, sending them running for cover.
A runaway chimpanzee in Japan was shot with a tranquilizer gun only to hang precariously from a power line before falling to the ground and surviving in a drama shown live on national television.
From rigid corsets to barely-there nylon briefs, a new exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum explores three centuries of underwear in Europe, focusing on Britain's relationship with its most intimate garments.
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.