Oddities

It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Where there's smoke, there's fire.

SEATTLE - Seattle police say a woman was knocked unconscious when she was pelted by an egg in a so-called drive-by egging.

Detective Patrick Michaud says the egg hit the woman right behind the ear an

SUN CITY, Ariz.

LONDON - London's firefighters say sun rays refracted by a Nutella jar likely caused a house fire.

The city's fire brigade says investigators believe the glass jar — which had been emptied of the haz

BUDAPEST, Hungary - If "king for a day" sounds too majestic, a small Hungarian village will let you become deputy mayor for a few days.

The village of Megyer, population 18, has put itself up for ren

AUSTELL, Ga.

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, Mass.

HARLAN, Ky.

BUCHAREST, Romania - A former Romanian tourism minister in detention on corruption charges has asked to be allowed to wallpaper and paint her cell walls.

Marius Stribulea, lawyer to Elena Udrea, said