Florida

10.7.19

Florida Woman Obsessed With Columbine Had 24 Pipe Bombs In Her Bedroom

“She had become consumed with the Columbine and Oklahoma killings”

7.18.19

This Florida City Is Playing "Baby Shark" on a Loop to Push Homeless People Out

They're trying to keep people from sleeping at a pavilion that brings in big event fees, primarily related to weddings.

7.11.19

Scientists Reveal Hidden Genetic Processes that Cause Sex Changes in Fish

The bluehead wrasse uses a "best of both worlds" mating strategy that involves morphing from female to male.

7.5.19

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011.

7.3.19

Mixing Poisonous Pufferfish and Cocaine Is a Terrible Idea, Florida Man Learns

Eating the liver of a highly toxic fish is bad. Eating it while on cocaine is worse.

5.19.19

Florida Captures, Kills Giant Lizard That Terrorized Local Community for a Year

The elusive, human-sized reptile was nabbed by wildlife authorities.

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2.1.19

This 'Sinkhole' in Florida Turned Out to Be a Secret Underground Tunnel to a Bank

"I’ve only seen something like this in the movies."

12.25.18

Welcome to Christmas, Florida

Christmas, Florida, sits between Orlando and Cape Canaveral. The yuletide name of the community comes from the Second Seminole War. On December 25th, 1837, more than 2,000 US soldiers built a supply fort for the war. They never saw a day of battle. The...

9.11.18

Scientists Identify the First-Known Omnivorous Shark

The bonnethead shark's diet is about 60 percent seagrass according to new research.

7.19.18

The Insane Saga of the Fake Saudi Prince Who Scammed Miami's Rich and Famous

A career con-artist, Anthony Gignac got busted over and over again, but kept finding new prey in America's capital city of fraud.

7.3.18

Indonesia's Jet-Black Chickens Are the Dark Side of Poultry

The ayam cemani, a prized breed of Indonesian chicken, is the result of a genetic mutation that produces a completely black bird, from beak to bone. Because of their color and supposed magical properties, they can fetch up to $4,000 each.

4.18.18

'Cold-Blooded Killer' Grandma Accused of Murdering Her Husband and Doppelgänger

Police are on a nationwide manhunt for the "armed and dangerous" 56-year-old.

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