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Friday, May 18

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iPad dressed in cap and gown stands in for girl at graduation

CBS News / U.S.

An iPad just rolled across a high school graduation stage, decked out in a cap and gown, and the reason why is surprisingly touching.

Thursday, May 17

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Yanny vs. Laurel: What do you hear?

CBS News / SciTech

An online audio clip is puzzling people worldwide. Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel" -- and why do some people hear it differently?

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Here's why you may hear "Yanny" -- and why it's technically "Laurel"

CBS News / SciTech

Twitter data shows 47 percent of people on that site hear "Yanny," and 53 percent hear "Laurel"

04

Suspect used alligator to threaten kidnapped man, police say

CBS News / U.S.

Connecticut police say Isaias Garcia was held on $250,000 bail after pleading not guilty in "outrageous case" in Connecticut

02

Yanny vs. Laurel: What do you hear?

CBS News / SciTech

An online audio clip is puzzling people worldwide. Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel" -- and why do some people hear it differently?

Wednesday, May 16

23

High school basketball star was actually 25-year-old man

CBS News

Authorities say the supposedly 17-year-old was actually 25-year-old Sidney Gilstrap-Portley, looking for a second taste of athletic glory

Tuesday, May 15

Son steals the show by peeing in background of mom's proposal video

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Proposal video goes viral after son drops his pants and starts peeing in the background of mom's romantic moment.

800-pound "goat-antelope" escapes zoo enclosure

CBS News / U.S.

"This one got aggressive and decided to leave," zoo spokeswoman said about the incident that left two injured

03

South Carolina couple wakes up to 7-foot alligator hissing on their front porch

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A South Carolina couple woke up to a cold-blooded guest on their front porch early Monday morning. Charles and Louis Monteith were sleeping when they heard loud banging from an alligator, CBS affiliate WCSC-TV reports.

Family wakes up to 7-foot alligator on front porch

CBS News / U.S.

When Charles cracked open the front door, he said the gator began to hiss and thrash at which point they called North Charleston police

Monday, May 14

23

Boy steals the show in mom's proposal video

CBS News / U.S.

As Kevin Przytula dropped to one knee to propose to his girlfriend, her young son dropped his pants

19

Ryan Reynolds crashes Korean TV show, sings "Tomorrow"

CBS News / Health

Ryan Reynolds surprised audience members on a Korean TV show when he sang "Tomorrow" from the musical "Annie"

After outrage over caged tiger at prom, high school responds

CBS News / U.S.

Florida high school decided to take jungle theme for prom a bit too seriously for some students with caged tiger

04

Caged tiger sparks outrage at Miami high school prom

CBS News / U.S.

Caged animal's presence angered some who called it animal abuse for the sake of entertainment

Friday, May 11

06

Deer family stunned when faced with monster-sized gator

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A large gator was caught on camera crossing a golf course right in front of an unsuspecting family of deer.

Thursday, May 10

21

Goat golf caddies are a real thing -- and they'll carry your clubs on the green

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Whatever floats your goat: A golf course in Oregon is now offering goat caddies that will carry your golf clubs and even your six-pack of beer.

Wednesday, May 9

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You can golf with a goat caddie here

CBS News / Health

These specially trained goats wear custom-designed golf packs, follow golfers as they walk the course and work for peanuts.

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Police investigate missing "Avengers" Iron Man suit

The suit's estimated value is $325,000

18

Moose on the loose walks up to family's window

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A giant moose came knocking at this New Hampshire family's house, and after getting over the shock, they affectionately named their new pal.

11

Algae bloom literally lighting up San Diego waves at night

CBS News / SciTech

Rare natural phenomenon, bioluminescence from red tide, drawing large crowds at shorelines

Tuesday, May 8

22

Video: Deputy fatally shoots groundhog as it crosses road

A video posted to social media shows a Maryland deputy shoot a groundhog as it was trying to cross a road

Monday, May 7

Raccoon family falls through ceiling of Michigan home

CBS News / U.S.

Police say no people or animals were injured in the incident

20

Man mauled to death while trying to take selfie with a bear

CBS News / World

Bystanders "were busy shooting the incident on their mobile phones instead of trying to rescue him"

11

Woman wins $1.2 million on $18 bet that included Kentucky Derby

CBS News / U.S.

Margaret Reid, of Austin, placed pick-five bet in Selma, Texas track; had to choose winners of 5 races in row and derby was fifth

Saturday, May 5

06

Florida woman wakes up with flying cockroach in her ear

CBS News / U.S.

"Feeling a roach in the throes of death, lodged in a very sensitive part of your body, is unlike anything I can adequately explain," she wrote in an essay about the experience

Friday, May 4

03

Human feces found on high school track

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School staff at Holmdel High School have been finding human feces near their track "on a daily basis," police say, and now an unlikely suspect is charged -- Thomas Tramaglini, the superintendent of a nearby school district.

Thursday, May 3

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Money flies out of Brinks armored truck on Indiana highway

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A morning drive to work turned into a mad dash for cash on an Indiana highway. Hundreds of thousands of dollars flew out of a Brinks armored truck when the back door opened on the interstate. CBS affiliate WTTV's Zach Myers reports from…

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Accused serial pooper on high school track is a superintendent

School staff at a New Jersey high school have been finding human feces near their track "on a daily basis"

08

"Extreme cut out" jeans selling for $168 are raising eyebrows

CBS News / U.S.

"Whoever buys these jeans for $168 is out of their mind," said one Instagram user

Wednesday, May 2

01

Agents report unexpected find in duffel bag carried across border

CBS News / U.S.

Three-to-four-month old tiger cub is expected to make full recovery in Brownsville Texas zoo