Offbeat News

Offbeat Nixon's back! (At least on Twitter) Nixon's back! (At least on Twitter)
If you believe the media reports, Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81. But the "Nixon" on this Twitter feed has never been more alive, sounding off on everything from the Russians to the Academy Awards
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.