New York’s highest court ruled that breast exposure is not considered public lewdness, indecent exposure or disorderly conduct.
Ladies of New York, it’s okay to let the girls loose.
In February, New York City’s 34,000 police officers received a rather unusual memo: For “simply exposing their breasts in public,” women are guilty of no crime, reports The New York Times.
An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a three-wheeled bicycle.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sunset Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home director Wade Lind says he got the idea from bikers and designed the pedal-powered hearse himself. It has an electric motor to give him a little help hauling the casket.
KVAL reports Lind has bicycled five bodies so far and there's a waiting list for the service. The ride and a bamboo casket that looks like a basket costs about $3,500.
Microsoft engineer fluent in Klingon creates translator so "Star Trek" fans can translate fictional alien race’s language into 41 languages.
Big news for "Star Trek" fans! If plan to check out “Star Trek Into the Darkness,” Microsoft’s new Bing search engine may come in handy – it now includes Klingon, the fictional alien race’s language, in its web-based translation services. The Klingon translator will also be available on Bing's Windows Phone application.
The the safe was ripped out of the wall of the Novotel hotel room overnight, officials say.
PARIS (AP) — A French police official says jewelry worth about $1 million has been stolen from a safe in a Cannes hotel room, against the backdrop of the Riviera resort town's film festival.
Cmdr. Bernard Mascarelli, a judicial police spokesman in the nearby city of Nice, said a culprit or culprits ripped the safe out of the wall of the Novotel hotel room overnight where an employee of the Swiss-based watch and jewelry maker Chopard was staying.
In all the photos, taken by New York City artist Arne Svenson from his second-floor apartment, the faces are obscured or not shown.
NEW YORK (AP) — In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window. Another photo shows a couple in bathrobes, their feet touching beneath a table. And there is one of a man, in jeans and a T-shirt, lying on his side as he takes a nap.
Photo: A visitor views the photography of Arne Svenson at the Julie Saul Gallery in New York. Residents of a New York luxury apartment building are upset over the exhibition by Svenson who secretly made their pictures from his window across the street. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
What do you do when 2 candidates get exactly the same number of votes? You flip for it.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Marvic Feraren and Boyet Py both received 3,236 votes for mayor of San Teodoro in Mindoro Oriental province in Monday's elections.
The Elections Commission suggested the two men flip a coin five times each, which is allowed under the country's Election Code to break a tie.
She went for a hamburger, but caught a crook.
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A Washington woman whose SUV was stolen from her apartment complex saw the stolen vehicles hours later — in the drive-thru of the McDonald's restaurant where she works.
The Tri-City Herald reports Virginia Maiden called police Tuesday after seeing her SUV in the drive-thru.
The antebellum dwelling will help millions of Americans get a better understanding of slavery.
EDISTO ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Workers this week carefully dismantled a former slave cabin at Point of Pines Plantation on Edisto Island.
Photo: Workers remove roofing from a slave cabin on Edisto Island, S.C., on May 13. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)
It's being shipped north where it will go on display at the $500 million Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open on the National Mall in Washington in two years.