Neighbors form human chain for rare rescue of Australian black swans found on Long Island

A rare summer sighting helped rescue two abandoned black swans.  Two Australian black swans were found in Southold, New York, when local Long Island residents formed a human chain to…

Private island featured on Netflix’s ‘World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals’ listed for sale

Brown Harris Stevens CEO Bess Freedman weighs in on home prices soaring as supply shrinks and demand peaks. A private island listed for sale off Hilton Head, South Carolina, may…

Deadly duo behind Long Island woman’s decapitation allegedly prayed to an ‘alligator god’ before arrest: doc

Major Scott Champagne of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office was determined to learn the identity of the severed head that was found in the Everglades. It was 2007 when officials…

Olympic travel a big challenge for some Pacific Island teams

Famous athletes in sports like tennis and golf heading to the Tokyo Olympics will probably arrive in Japan at the front of the plane. It’s a style to which the…

Dr. Marc Siegel: Iceland and coronavirus – island a haven from politics of fear, even as delta variant spreads

As of July 1, Iceland is removing all COVID restrictions, despite the emergence of the highly transmissible delta variant throughout Europe and on into the United States. If it seems…

Boy Scout bitten by shark near Catalina Island

A 15-year-old Boy Scout was bitten by a shark Wednesday while kayaking near Catalina Island. The incident was reported around 7:15 a.m., near Parson’s Landing, according to lifeguards with the…

8-foot-snake mistaken for garden hose by Long Island homeowner

Garden hoses usually don’t slither. A massive snake was captured after it was spotted in the driveway of a Long Island home. According to reports, the homeowner initially thought the…

Millionaire couple found dead in pool on Thailand’s Death Island

A notorious island in Thailand that has historically been an idyllic vacation spot, but which in recent years has been the site of numerous mysterious deaths, had claimed another pair…

Long Island Aquarium offers overnight stay with shark dive, champagne dinner

You can get a chance to sleep with the fish — and live to talk about it the next day.  Mattress brand Beautyrest is giving someone the chance to spend…

Explorers say they got on Jeffrey Epstein’s private island

An urban explorer claims in a set of new videos that he managed to infiltrate convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Virgin Islands. According to The Daily…