For many, the hour without a Facebook was a golden opportunity for a joke — or a marketing pitch — on other social media sites.
Thieves in an SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco and made off with gold nuggets on display.
A hot dog restaurant in North Carolina has a couple of creative options in honor of the Super Bowl.
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.
Authorities say a man's plans to break into a Houston store fell through, after he crashed through the ceiling and landed in front of police.
A New Hampshire woman got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food.
A quote about respect for military veterans that had been attributed to George Washington and displayed prominently at the Deschutes County Courthouse has a new credit: "Unknown."
Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind.
A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at a grocery shop to break a $100 bill for lunch has ended up winning $10 million.
A German court has ruled that a tenant who liked to pee standing up doesn't owe his landlord money for damages apparently caused by splashing, or missing his target altogether.
A video of a bald and burly Delaware police officer lip-syncing and dancing to Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" has now gotten more than 20 million views on YouTube, and a shout-out from the pop princess herself.
Police say a New York man demolished his upstate home without telling his wife he planned to tear it down.
A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.
Now that's a special delivery!