Well, junkie may be a bit extreme, but I really do like to get a good dosage of the odd news every couple of days. (Personally, I get my fix from the Yahoo! Odd News page - primarily b/c it's easy for me to get to from my Yahoo mail accounts).
I don't know what exactly brings me to get my odd news fix, but I do find it highly entertaining and more uplifting than reading the regular news (and less annoying than all those gossip/tabloid stuff).
I dont know how long Yahoo! keeps it's odd news articles but here are a couple of my favorites: