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Offbeat Fat camps offer pudgy pets a way to slim down Fat camps offer pudgy pets a way to slim down (Photo Gallery)
It's not just a people problem: Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering "pawlates," ''doga" and "Barko Polo," doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man's best friend.
Offbeat For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included
A businessman looking to invest more time in his traveling concession business is seeking a buyer for his rural, southeastern South Dakota town - for the price of $400,000.
Offbeat Opening of world's tallest water slide delayed Opening of world's tallest water slide delayed
With nearly half of its season already in the books, a water park in Kansas has been forced to delay the opening of the world's tallest water slide for the third time and hasn't set a new date for its debut.
Offbeat Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole (Photo Gallery)
A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it - and may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back inside the hole.
Offbeat Buy a vowel? Couple flown to Grenada, not Granada Buy a vowel? Couple flown to Grenada, not Granada
A District of Columbia couple has sued British Airways, saying the airline ruined their vacation by booking them tickets to the Caribbean island of Grenada instead of Granada, Spain.