Top 5 at 5: Offbeat stories
Each day, we bring you a list of Top 5 stories. Sometimes they're the most read stories of the day, other times we focus on a specific region or category.
Today, we bring you the top five most viewed stories from the Offbeat news section.
- Steakhouse server sacked after revealing Peyton Manning tip
A server at a North Carolina steakhouse was fired after posting a photo of the credit clip slip from one of his customers. The customer? Former Indianapolis Colt Peyton Manning. The tip? A whopping $200 US.
- Penguins march down the aisle for passengers mid-flight
"Is anyone here allergic to penguins?" That was the question passengers on Delta Flight 486 heard from their pilot, before being treated to an appearance by some very special guests this past Wednesday.
- Snowboarding Opossum becomes internet darling
A pint-sized snowboarder at a Pennsylvania ski resort has been turning heads on the slopes, and online. But Ratatouille the opossum isn't the first furry internet sensation.
- Angry Birds go to outer space
U.S. astronaut Don Pettit made some models of Angry Birds figures aboard the International Space Station and had a little fun with the ultra-popular app and computer game's main characters.
- 100-year-old speeder gets off with warning
Age has its benefits in the Victoria-area suburb of Saanich, B.C., and a perfect driving record doesn't hurt, either.
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