Recent audio recordings reveal that giraffes, thought to be largely silent, actually hum to one another at night.
Amy Schumer’s first book of essays, tentatively titled The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, is due in fall 2016.
Starbucks’ new app enables users to order before they get to the store.
Netflix is bringing back cult-hit U.K. sci-fi series Black Mirror for 12 new episodes.
Jia Jia, one of the world’s oldest pandas, celebrated his 30th birthday with a cake made of ice.
Nicki Minaj will produce and appear in an ABC family comedy series based on her life growing up in Queens, N.Y.
Mad Men’s Jon Hamm will cameo on SpongeBob SquarePants; he’ll voice ad exec Don Grouper.
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A Costco shopper was arrested for punching a 78-year-old man over Nutella.
Sarah Jessica Parker said a movie producer once sent her a treadmill because he was concerned she wasn’t in good enough shape.
A passenger on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was detained and fined after he tried to open the plane door, mistaking it for the bathroom door.
A 100-lb. (45 kg) pumpkin (above) was allegedly sawed off its stem and stolen from a South Dakota home; it was valued at $200.
Burger King Spain is giving away bottles of “Whopper Wine,” aged in flame-grilled barrels.
Supermodel Gisele Bündchen is releasing a coffee-table book that will cost $700.
This appears in the October 12, 2015 issue of TIME.