Offbeat News

Offbeat 11 animals running for town mayor 11 animals running for town mayor(Video)
Make whatever pun about politics you prefer, the race for mayor of Divide, Colorado, is turning into a real zoo. Even with 11 candidates running for office, not a single one of them is human. Kevin Torres reports a group of animals are running for mayor and they're doing it for a good cause.
Offbeat Million jars of peanut butter dumped in New Mexico Million jars of peanut butter dumped in New Mexico
Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
Offbeat Road rage crash caught on video Road rage crash caught on video(Video)
Sometimes what goes around, comes around. A Florida driver found out the hard way, after he cut off a woman on the road, made a rude gesture towards her and crashed into a pole.
Offbeat Condors to hold hairy back contest Condors to hold hairy back contest(Video)
The Bakersfield Condors are "back" at it with another offbeat promotion. On Friday night, the team is hosting a hairiest-back contest.
Offbeat Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios(Photo Gallery)
The Fox and Hound pub in downtown Philadelphia boasts all the fixings of a standard sports bar: huge TVs, numerous beers on draft and a menu filled with burgers, wings and nachos. So what are all the easels and canvases for?
Offbeat Hasbro asks Facebook fans for their Monopoly rules Hasbro asks Facebook fans for their Monopoly rules
Starting Tuesday through April 3, Facebook fans can debate 10 'house rules' that are on the site. The top rules will make it into the House Rules Edition that will be available in the fall. They'll also be in the classic Monopoly's game guide in 2015, although officially the rules will not change.