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Offbeat Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.
Offbeat Principal: Let students hurl canned food at intruders Principal: Let students hurl canned food at intruders
A middle school principal in eastern Alabama wants to stockpile cans of food such as corn and peas in classrooms so that students could hurl them as weapons in a last-resort confrontation with a school intruder.
Offbeat Trump sues airport for routing planes over ritzy Fla. club Trump sues airport for routing planes over ritzy Fla. club
Donald Trump, no stranger to noisy publicity, is complaining again about the roar of jets in a $100 million lawsuit over air traffic he says is purposely being directed to fly over his ritzy Palm Beach club.
Offbeat China travelers open emergency exits to protest flight delay China travelers open emergency exits to protest flight delay
Upset by a delayed flight, at least two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday.