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Offbeat Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13 Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13
A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl, they said they'd be shocked if their streak is broken.
Offbeat Ha-ha! Finland comic win's world's funniest competition Ha-ha! Finland comic win's world's funniest competition
The winner of the Funniest Person in the World competition is a brown-haired, slightly rotund stand-up comic from Finland who boasts he has hit on the perfect solution to the planet's international monetary woes.
Offbeat Dancing priests become Internet sensation Dancing priests become Internet sensation (Photo Gallery)
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.
Offbeat Photos show Idaho ghost town Photos show Idaho ghost town (Photo Gallery)
There's not much left of Florence, Idaho -- a ghost town in Idaho County. Florence was settled in 1861 after gold was discovered in the area, about 14 air miles northeast of Riggins.
Offbeat Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent contest Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent contest
The city of Pittsburgh has "won" Gawker.com's ugliest accent tournament, besting the other finalist — Scranton — in a reader's poll with more than 54 percent of the vote.
Offbeat Drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar Drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar
One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell.