A man dressed who was apparently trying to provoke reports of a Bigfoot sighting in northwestern Montana was struck by two cars and killed, authorities said.
The man was wearing a military-style "Ghillie suit" consisting of strips of camouflage fabric and was standing in the right-hand lane of a highway south of Kalispell on Sunday night when he was hit by the first car, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. A second car hit the man as he lay in the roadway, authorities said.Full Story
Three rare Australian coins including the most famous example of the nation's first coin the "Holey Dollar" have fetched Aus$880,000 (U.S. $911,000) at auction.
The coin known as the "Hannibal Head" Holey Dollar -- created in New South Wales state in 1813 from an 1810 Silver Dollar minted at the Lima Mint in Peru -- sold for Aus$410,000, an auction record for a coin of its type.Full Story
More than 200 people were bitten by dogs every day last year in India's commercial capital Mumbai, up 50 percent in four years due to a surging population of strays, a report said Monday.
The number of bites recorded since 2001 is 650,000, and last year's average of 221 a day up was up by 50 percent from 2007, according to data from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), published in the Mumbai Mirror.Full Story
Taiwan's environmental minister is calling on the island's men to sit down when they urinate in order to keep toilets clean, drawing a mixed reaction from the public.
Stephen Shen, head of the Environmental Protection Administration, said Monday he himself had adopted the habit, and suggested other men follow suit so toilet seats will be ready for the next user.Full Story
Baghdad's embattled residents can finally get their milkshakes, chili-cheese dogs and buckets of crispy fried chicken. Original recipe or extra spicy, of course.
A wave of new American-style restaurants is spreading across the Iraqi capital, enticing customers hungry for alternatives to traditional offerings like lamb kebabs and fire-roasted carp.Full Story
A city in China still holds the bikini parade record after a failed attempt in Maryland.
Organizers of Saturday's effort in Ocean City to take the title from Huludao City in China fell short. Only about 325 women turned out under rainy skies. Brad Hoffman, who organized the parade for the North Ocean City Business Alliance, blamed the rain for the poor turnout.Full Story
Women from the Let's Save Togo coalition called Sunday on all females in the country to refrain from sex for a week to force Togolese men into backing the group during their demonstrations.
Let's Save Togo is an umbrella organization of nine civil society groups and seven opposition parties and movements that has rallied to demand political reforms ahead of parliamentary elections due in October.Full Story
This is Sarah Palin like you've never seen her before. Or not. Lisa Ann is a porn star, and has made it big impersonating America's would-be vice president since 2008.
From adult films to faux press conferences at strip clubs, her career has soared thanks to the Tea Party favorite, a notable absentee from the 2012 convention line-up set to crown Mitt Romney the Republican presidential nominee in Tampa, Florida.Full Story
A construction worker was bitten by a crocodile during a toilet break in a river in Malaysian Borneo, but fought off the huge reptile and escaped with his life.
Pai punched the two-meter (6.5-foot) crocodile in the eye after it bit him just above his right buttock, and despite being in incredible pain and soaked in blood managed to summon help, reports said Saturday.Full Story
It was cold and dark, and people clutching lanterns in the moonlight gave a spooky cast to Peru's oldest cemetery, now Lima's oddball hit with locals and tourists.
"It is scary. But we're into it," said a teenage girl clinging to her boyfriend as they walked through darkness and silence interrupted only by visitors' footsteps.Full Story