Six Flags is welcoming visitors back to the Texas Giant. Want a ride?
Two months after a woman fell to her death from a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas, the amusement park is reopening its 153-foot-high New Texas Giant coaster this weekend.
But will visitors to Six Flags line up for the ride? Would you?
Three "resiient commuities" have already been chosen.
NEW YORK (AP) — The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is launching a seedling program based on the Survivor Tree, a pear tree pulled from the World Trade Center rubble after 9/11.
The museum says seedlings from the tree will be sent to what it calls "resilient communities" that embody "the spirit of the Survivor Tree."
Three communities have been selected for the inaugural launch.
"You can't make it up," one firefighter said.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters chiseled a hole through bricks early Tuesday to rescue a man who had gotten himself stuck inside a 20-inch wide chimney space at a Washington home that had been converted to apartments.
The young man was not hurt and was not suspected of a crime, but it's unclear why he apparently climbed into the unused chimney, Tacoma Battalion Chief Dyre Fudge said.
The vehicle was used for an underwater scene in a 1977 Bond flick.
LONDON (AP) — A car that transformed into a submarine in the James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" has been sold at a London auction for 550,000 pounds ($865,000).
The distinctively-shaped white Lotus Esprit, designed for an underwater scene in the 1977 film starring Roger Moore, was sold at RM Auctions on Monday.
Survey finds most believe Syria's conflict is not our concern.
As President Barack Obama and Congress weigh military action against Syria for allegedly deploying chemical weapons, a poll reveals that Americans who oppose action believe that events in Syria are not the United States’ concern.
The poll conducted by Gallup surveyed 1,021 residents in all 50 states last week and found that 51 percent oppose action while 36 percent favor military involvement to reduce Syria’s ability to use chemical weapons.
A Cleveland judge sentenced Richard Dameron to a public shaming.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who threatened officers in Cleveland is making a court-ordered public apology by standing near a police station with a sign describing himself as an idiot.
A judge had ordered 58-year-old Richard Dameron to stand outside a local police station with a sign bearing an apology. He began the vigil Monday and must stand outside for three hours each day for the rest of the week.
Science attempts to explain what feels like a wrinkle in time.
You know the feeling. For a split second, your mind tells you that you’ve experienced this precise moment before — despite the fact that every moment is truly brand new.
Numerous theories have been floated to explain the phenomenon of déjà vu, ranging from primordial memory recall to a glitch in the Matrix.
In a new TEDEducation animation, educator Michael Molina boils modern science’s best guesses about déjà vu down to a few hypotheses.
Feline is in, iron is out.
Monopoly boards with the new cat token are now being shipped. After 78 years traveling around the Monopoly board, the game’s tiny iron playing piece is being retired. Taking its place, by popular vote, will be a cat token.
The Hasbro gaming company made the decision following a month-long voting campaign conducted online earlier this year.