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Offbeat Large stuffed tiger atop SUV generates 911 call Large stuffed tiger atop SUV generates 911 call
OK, it is a stuffed tiger - but it's a very large stuffed tiger. And the sight of it lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it was real.
Offbeat In Instagram age, Chili's pays for buns with photo appeal In Instagram age, Chili's pays for buns with photo appeal
Chili's says it's spending about $750,000 a year for an egg wash that gives its burger buns a photogenic glaze. It's part of an effort by the chain to get you to take pictures of its food and post them online.
Offbeat Vandals attack statue of selfie-taking prince Vandals attack statue of selfie-taking prince
A statue erected in a Turkish city of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie with a cellphone has been vandalized amid strong criticism of the artwork.
Offbeat Wild boar visits Hong Kong mall, gets trapped in store Wild boar visits Hong Kong mall, gets trapped in store
Talk about a consumer culture gone wild. A Hong Kong shopping mall received a visit from a ham-fisted customer on Sunday when a wild boar wandered in and got trapped inside a children's clothing store.