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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.