Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:35:47 -0400She fell critically ill after drinking tea from a Chinatown herbalist.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:03:56 -0400Welcome back to another Offbeat, where we’ve collected the top five strangest news reports of the week as chosen by the tenured professors at the Ryan Lochte School for Kids Who Can’t Crime Good.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:07:04 -0400
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:57:39 -0400Welcome back to The Offbeat, where we’ve just replaced our team of weird-news researchers with a crateful of absinthe-addicted marmots.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:27:50 -0400
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:52:42 -0400Welcome back to another edition of the week in weird, where we announce the strangest events to hit the wires hours before we air the footage of the actual competition.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:44:01 -0400
Fri, 5 Aug 2016 10:03:01 -0400Hey there and welcome to another week of The Offbeat, where we here at Offbeat Central, a co-op vegan pedal-powered co-working space in a repurposed downtown loft, bring you the week’s news of the strange, the weird and the latest from Florida.
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:01:47 -0400This week: British hippies, 'Pokemon Go,' election monkey business, students prank Google with Harambe, cooking urine
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:02:21 -0400
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:03:49 -0400Welcome back to another edition of The Offbeat, where our crew of disgraced former Trump speechwriters labors in a swamp-cooled shed somewhere near Tonopah to bring you the week’s weirdest news stories. Think of it as a breath mint for your brain.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:42:52 -0400
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:48:02 -0400Every week, the crew of the satellite station in geosynchronous orbit over Gilbert monitors Earth communications for the weirdest news. Here are this week’s top picks, including a synthetic kiester, beaver attacks and Colorado’s mystery bear.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:17:29 -0400
Fri, 8 Jul 2016 10:01:21 -0400Hey there and welcome to another artisanal, organic, gluten-free helping of your week in weird news. This week we have all-you-can-eat kale; why you can’t believe everything you read; the tale of the sleepy, sleepy wide receiver; and more.
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 13:36:41 -0400It’s been another busy week here at The Offbeat HQ, where our minions -- genetically engineered to have computer-mouse hands, a superior sense of absurdity and the ability to subsist on nothing but Mountain Dew and beef jerky -- have narrowed down yo
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:01:02 -0400Welcome back to The Offbeat, an experiment into the outer limits of human endurance run by Hydra scientists and executives of the Monsanto Corp.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:47:44 -0400
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:25:40 -0400In this week's report: A 1,000-pound family-minded bird, a man apparently jonesing for tamales, and proof hobbits existed
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:45:58 -0400Welcome back to The Offbeat, your home for the week’s weirdest news as curated and illustrated by a community of cloistered monks living in a seaside cave.
Thu, 9 Jun 2016 15:10:47 -0400
Fri, 3 Jun 2016 10:03:02 -0400Happy Friday from the Offbeat, where our staff of 50 trained squirrels tirelessly scours the internets to bring you the stories most likely to be read by Paula Poundstone on the next episode of NPR’s “Wait, Wait …
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Fri, 27 May 2016 10:01:34 -0400It’s Friday. Which means that not only have you been counting the minutes to quitting time since your alarm went off, it’s also time for our weekly roundup of some of the oddest news to hit the wires this week.
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Fri, 20 May 2016 12:59:18 -0400Here at The Offbeat, we scan the headlines 24/7 to bring you a little something special on Fridays.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:24:36 -0500Fire officials say Phantom was stuck in the tub for 25 minutes with her feet in the air after suddenly falling.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:16:35 -0500Survival of the fittest is a phrase that rules the animal kingdom, meaning that even a creature as majestic as a baby humpback whale is prey for a stronger species. This video, captured at the Revill
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:13:29 -0500A wildlife photographer set up a GoPro camera in her backyard and captured two burrowing owls who appear to have a dance-off after she leaves the house. Jen Markham (@jenmarkham) has the video.
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:14:04 -0500Occasionally, doctors and parents get a shock during seemingly routine births. Researchers recently highlighted one unusual case from 2010, in which a newborn girl in China came into the world "pregna
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:14:59 -0500You Won't Believe Some Of The Crazy Things People Have Tried To Carry On Planes
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:53:46 -0500An unlucky snowboarder slipped while on the the slopes in the Horseshoe Bowl at the Breckenridge Ski Resort, Colorado, causing him to go board-first into another skier.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:06:55 -0500An elevator shaft withstood a more than 2-ton explosive punch meant to implode a Las Vegas hotel, and crews now are planning a little more work to finish the job. Most of the 12-story Clarion casino-h
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:50:47 -0500A young woman that goes by the Twitter handle @Cellla was axed from a job at a pizza place in Texas before her first day. Why? She tweeted "Ew I start this (expletive) job tomorrow" on Feb. 6 at 11:43 p.m., according to multiple news organizations.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:07:15 -0500A harbour seal near Victoria put on a show when it attacked a giant octopus in B.C.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:10:01 -0500The actor, a star in his native Mexico, talks about making his first romantic comedy.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:06:06 -0500"I find it disturbing how marginalized women are in the director’s chair," the actor says.
Fri, 3 Feb 2017 08:48:13 -0500The 19-year-old actor talks about the making of "The Space Between Us."
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:24:34 -0500The actor found success by making more personal choices.