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Offbeat Million jars of peanut butter dumped in New Mexico Million jars of peanut butter dumped in New Mexico
Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
Offbeat Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios(Photo Gallery)
The Fox and Hound pub in downtown Philadelphia boasts all the fixings of a standard sports bar: huge TVs, numerous beers on draft and a menu filled with burgers, wings and nachos. So what are all the easels and canvases for?
Offbeat Minor-league Durham Bulls to wear R2-D2 jerseys Minor-league Durham Bulls to wear R2-D2 jerseys
The Durham Bulls - the minor-league baseball team made world famous in the 1988 Kevin Costner film "Bull Durham" - are going back to the movies for one game this season.
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."