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Offbeat News

27 February, 2004 11:39 PM

I love a bit of quirky news - here is a selection of CNN's latest:

- Insect dealer makes ants trendy - 'German children are marching to pet shops to follow a pricey new trend for ant-breeding, German insect dealer Martin Sebesta said on Tuesday.'

- $187,500 tag for London car spot - 'A car parking space is for sale in central London for $187,500, fueling a favorite obsession of Britons -- talking about property prices.'

- Woman registers her cows as voters - 'Brenda Gould is in trouble again for registering her cows as voters.'

- Is Martha's Vineyard ready for giant inflatable rat? - 'he rodent control officer on Martha's Vineyard wants to make his services more visible. And he figures you can't miss a 12-foot rat.'

- Online girlfriends sell love to dateless - 'Need a girlfriend but want none of the hassle of actually spending time together? You better act fast if you want to find her on eBay.'

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