Offbeat News

  • Anderson's emotional speech on past sexual abuse

     While launching The Pamela Anderson Foundation at the Cannes Film Festival, the star gives an emotional speech about the childhood sexual abuse that she suffered.

  • Survivors, Families Dedicate 9/11 Museum

     Politicians, survivors and families of the victims of the 9/11 terror attack gathered in New York Thursday to commemorate the opening of the 9/11 memorial museum.

  • Dolly Parton Not Slowing Down After 50 Years

     At 68, Dolly Parton shows no sign of slowing down in her career with a new album, "Blue Smoke," and a new world tour.

  • Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case

    U.S. safety regulators have fined General Motors $35 million for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches that are linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • Experiment: soil's impact on flooding

     We put soils to the test. Which type is most susceptible to flooding? Well check it out old school style, with a science class experiment.

  • Toddler-proof your iPhone or iPad

     Tips, tricks and general advice for parents with Apple-based tablets or smartphones and inexhaustibly curious kids. Learn more by watching the video below.

  • The keepers of 9/11

     As the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens, its chief curator and officials at other New York institutions describe how they selected the objects by which future generations will remember Sept.

  • Teen scoops 3-foot carp from flooded street

     An Ohio teenager is reeling in attention for a big catch after he spotted a 3-foot carp swimming in receding floodwaters on his street and scooped it into his arms as his family caught the catch on video.

  • Smokey the Bear's Birthday

     'Only you can prevent forest fires,' Smokey the Bear's Birthday is coming up! Learn more about this story by watching the video below.

  • Philly bloodmobile gets canine contributions

     Everyone knows about bloodmobiles for humans. But a bloodmobile for dogs? The University of Pennsylvania's veterinary school operates one that collects blood from pets around Philadelphia.