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Offbeat Petition: Strapping iPads to tortoises is cruel Petition: Strapping iPads to tortoises is cruel
A Colorado art museum is standing by an upcoming exhibit featuring three tortoises with iPads mounted on their backs, despite calls from animal-rights activists to call off the exhibit as animal abuse.
Offbeat 5-year-old mayor loses re-election in Minnesota 5-year-old mayor loses re-election in Minnesota
Robert "Bobby" Tufts may have lost his bid for a third consecutive term as mayor of his tiny northern Minnesota tourist town, but the 5-year-old isn't taking it too hard.
Offbeat Yes! Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar Yes! Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar
A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.