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Offbeat Famous white cobra finally gets name: Adhira Famous white cobra finally gets name: Adhira
A white monocled cobra that briefly became a national celebrity after it roamed a Southern California neighborhood for several days in September now has a new name.
Offbeat Hasbro to replace phallic Play-Doh toy Hasbro to replace phallic Play-Doh toy (Photo Gallery)
It was an embarrassing Christmas for Nivea Cabrera after she was accused by her fiance's mother of giving her 5-year-old granddaughter a sex toy. A mortified Carbrera asked the child where she got the penis-shaped plastic cylinder.
Offbeat South Korean to drop Sony film in North by balloon South Korean to drop Sony film in North by balloon
A South Korean activist said Wednesday that he will launch balloons carrying DVDs of Sony's "The Interview" toward North Korea to try to break down a personality cult built around dictator Kim Jong Un.