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Tiger at Texas sanctuary declared world’s oldest by Guinness World Records

A tiger living at a Texas sanctuary was declared by Guinness World Records as the oldest living tiger in captivity at the age of 25 years and 319 days old. Guinness World Records said Bengali, a tiger that came to the Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in Tyler in 2000, was confirmed to be the oldest […]

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Kitten rescued from car undercarriage after running onto highway

A kitten spotted running in the middle lane of a New Jersey highway was rescued from inside the undercarriage of a car that stopped to help the feline. The Plainsboro Township Police Department said a woman was driving on Route 1 when a kitten darted out into the lane ahead of her. The woman stopped […]

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Woman finds card containing $500, tracks down owners

A Connecticut woman who found a card containing $500 on the ground enlisted the help of a friend’s mother to track down the owners. Gabrielle Perry, 23, said she was going out to dinner with friends in South Norwalk when she spotted an enveloped card on the ground in the parking lot of the Maritime […]

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San Francisco tenants get $475,000 buyout to leave luxury unit

A wealthy San Francisco couple notched a record nearly half-million-dollar buyout to vacate their luxury apartment of three decades, an indication of what some landlords are willing to pay for tenants to give up their longtime home in a city with strict rent control and soaring market rents. The $475,000 buyout is considered to be […]

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She always knew she had a big mouth. Now Guinness says it’s the biggest.

TikTok is full of users with big mouths, but one star on the social media platform just proved hers is quite literally the largest. Guinness World Records confirmed that Samantha Ramsdell, 31, of Norwalk, Connecticut, is the record holder for the world’s largest mouth gape for a female. Her “mouth gape” measures 6.56 centimeters, or […]

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FedEx driver arrested after crash leads to police chase in Solano County

A FedEx driver was arrested Friday after allegedly crashing into a vehicle in Vacaville and later leading Fairfield police on a vehicle chase into Cordelia, authorities said. Around 2:20 p.m., a witness saw a FedEx truck traveling recklessly at Alamo Drive and Merchant Street, Vacaville police Lt. Aaron Dahl said. The witness then saw the […]

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Environmentalists alarmed as 2 lakes in Argentina turn pink

Two lakes in a far-flung coastal region of Patagonia, in Argentina, have turned fluorescent pink, as of yet unexplained phenomena that local environmentalists fear could be harmful and caused by industrial contamination. The lakes, located near an industrial park on the outskirts of the Argentine city of Trelew, sprawl across a dusty, desert-like plain and […]