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Offbeat Ireland needs shaggy sheep for 'shearing Olympics' Ireland needs shaggy sheep for 'shearing Olympics'
The Irish require at least 6,000 sheep as hosts of this year's Golden Shears World Championships. But they're more than 1,000 short with just weeks to go before an event dubbed "the Olympics of sheep shearing."
Offbeat Police seek man who sucked toes at Wal-Mart Police seek man who sucked toes at Wal-Mart
Police say a man in North Carolina sucked a woman's toes at a Wal-Mart after he convinced her he was a podiatry student and persuaded her to take off her shoes.
Offbeat Police: Man's 'gun' turns out to be a tattoo Police: Man's 'gun' turns out to be a tattoo
Police armed with assault rifles descended on a Maine man's home after members of a tree removal crew he'd told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun.
Offbeat Scrap dealer's bargain turns out to be Faberge egg Scrap dealer's bargain turns out to be Faberge egg
There is good luck, outrageous good fortune - and now there is the case of the scrap metal dealer who found one of the eight missing Faberge imperial eggs at a flea market in the American Midwest.
Offbeat LA temblor sparks social media trend for 'Earthquake Face' LA temblor sparks social media trend for 'Earthquake Face'
Monday morning's 4.4-magntitude earthquake in Los Angeles is not the only thing spurring interest on social media. Anchor Chris Schauble was live on air at KTLA during the quake, and his reaction has the hashtag #EarthquakeFace trending. Watch the video, and you'll understand.