Off Beat News

Jordan Macgillivary
When two of his classmates changed schools at the end of Grade 10, Jordan Macgillivary knew he would be the only member of class of 2017 at Advocate District School in Advocate Harbour, N.S. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
CBC Offbeat News
Glow in the dark toonie
The world's first glow-in-the-dark coin is lighting up Canadians' pocket change and making headlines internationally. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
CBC Offbeat News
Zola
The Dallas Zoo is sharing video of a gorilla that officials say has a passion for splashing. Zola is a 14-year-old Western lowland gorilla who was first seen on a viral video years ago while he lived at the Calgary Zoo. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
CBC Offbeat News
It's the edible tarantula high season for street vendors, tourists and locals in CambIodia. Jayson Mansaray reports. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Reuters Oddly Enough Videos
poutines
A Canadian expat has taken to the pages of Boston Magazine to decry what he sees as the city's "poutine problem" [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
CBC Offbeat News
mi-sourtoe
A thief who made off with a human toe that is used in an infamous cocktail served by a Dawson City bar has mailed it back, Yukon RCMP say. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
CBC Offbeat News
Three colonies of Italian honeybees made themselves at home on the North Lawn of the United Nations headquarters as part of the U.N.'s ongoing greening and conservation effort. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Reuters Oddly Enough Videos
Ashrita Furman, who holds more Guinness Records than anyone, marches his way into another with the longest walk with a running lawnmower balanced on his chin. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Reuters Oddly Enough Videos
Ice cocktails look like simple popsicles but contain 11 percent alcohol, and its makers hope they can achieve a breakthrough with their product as temperatures in Germany are expected to remain high over the summer. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Reuters Oddly Enough Videos
OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - A beach in Belgium has been transformed into a giant sandy gallery, featuring larger-than-life super heroes, cartoon characters and Cinderella's castle, for one of the world's biggest sand-sculpture festivals. [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Reuters Oddly Enough News

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