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10 Things Wrong With the MPAA Rating System
Offbeat  (tags: Motion Picture Association, America, Movie, Entertainment, Hollywood )

Nancy
- 1840 days ago - onlinedegreeshub.com
The Motion Picture Association of America's ratings system exists in a paradox: the classifications, originally intended to help parents, have now become a label that has more to do with marketing than responsible film viewing,
How Americans Get to Work
Offbeat  (tags: american, america, usa, people )

Frank
- 2011 days ago - theautoinsurance.com
You don't want to know how much time you waste sitting in traffic every year. Some studies estimate that the average urban commuter spends 46 minutes commuting to and from work each day. And that's just the average: A lot of drivers - and you may be one o
Dolphin Killing in Japan Leads to Protest in L.A. and Other Cities [Updated]
Offbeat  (tags: america, international save japan dolphin days, rallies, protests, international )

Simone
- 2028 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
About 100 people demonstrated Thursday outside the Japanese Consulate in the 300 block of South Grand Avenue in Los Angeles as part of a worldwide protest against the annual slaughter of dolphins in that country.
Some of the Worst Puppy Mills in America
Offbeat  (tags: HSUS, report, misssouri dirty dozen, worst puppy mills, america, suffering neglect, prisons, cruelty )

Simone
- 2039 days ago - humanesociety.org
The HSUS released "Missouri's Dirty Dozen," a report on some of the most deplorable puppy mills in Missouri. These puppy mills were singled out for repeatedly depriving dogs of the basics of humane care like food, shelter, and basic veterinary
A Life Sentence: The Sad and Dangerous Realities of Exotic Animals in Private Hands
Offbeat  (tags: america, life sentence, exotic animals, wild animals, caged, exotic animal trade, cruelty )

Simone
- 2040 days ago - all-creatures.org
Across the United States, millions of exotic animals are kept captive in private homes and in roadside zoos and menageries. The trade in exotic animals is a multi-billion dollar industry, and exotic animals are bred, sold, and traded in large numbers.
American Widows Aid Afghan Widows to Start Small Businesses
Offbeat  (tags: widows, america, afghan, business, 9/11, bomb, attacks )

Merissa
- 2063 days ago - womensrights.change.org
Susan Retik and Patti Quigley were both pregnant when they lost their husbands in the 9/11 attacks. But instead of solely focusing on their own tragic loss, the two American women thought about the existence of other widows in Afghanistan.
The Business of American Vacations
Offbeat  (tags: vacation, america, business vacation, information )

Johnnya
- 2081 days ago - visualeconomics.com
Less and less Americans are taking vacations each year, but there are still enough workers that as many vacation days as they can. Here's a look at those people who can afford to take off, and what they do with that time.
A Detailed Look at Obesity in America
Offbeat  (tags: america, american obesity, obesity in america, weight loss, fitness )

Johnnya
- 2082 days ago - creditloan.com
The average American watches 5 hours of TV per day. Who has time to exercise when there's so much quality programming to be seen?
What American's Love & Hate About The U.S.A
Offbeat  (tags: america, americans, what americans love )

Johnnya
- 2103 days ago - visualeconomics.com
Everyone has an opinion on something, whether it has to do with their political affiliation, age, race or education. Here's a look at Americans and their opinions on different asp
America's 20 Most Notorious Serial Killers
Offbeat  (tags: Serial Killers, Crime, Law, America, US Legal System )

Anna
- 2148 days ago - forensiccolleges.net
Below is a list of 20 of the America's most notorious serial killers; the ones who truly kept us watching our backs and cringing in disgust.
Can Wild Bison Repopulate the Plains?- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: america, american icon, surival, buffalo, bison, roaming, plains, conservation )

Simone
- 2254 days ago - dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com
In the United States, elbow room is the biggest challenge. As wild bison herds in Yellowstone National Park have expanded, they have spilled into nearby grazing lands for cattle, with more than 1,000 of the animals slaughtered in 2008 as a result. In a
H1N1 Flu Virus Confirmed on Mainland in One Dog and Several Cats
Offbeat  (tags: swine flu, experts, baffled, pets, dog, america, unusual )

Simone
- 2325 days ago - examiner.com
Can this happen in Hawaii to our dogs and cats? Is H1N1 a return to the days of the Renaissance and the plagues that killed millions of people? Even with all our modern technology we may not be able to control this virus. The best advice is to be
America,Encased in a Bubble of False Reality,.. Think About It, Stop Killing Helpless, Poor People..   video
Offbeat  (tags: America, Encased in a Bubble of False Reality, Scott Shaubel, Think About It, Stop Killing Helpless, Poor People )

Scott
- 2708 days ago - youtube.com
Walk around those starving homeless Americans,as you go to the BANK,SAVE your Fake Money.It doesnt mean a damn thing.After we die(a lie)our relatives who we worked all of our lives to give it to,will fight for it,squander it.Stop Killing Poor Humans.NOW
Beautiful Cuba
Offbeat  (tags: cuba, america, paradise, russia, castro )

Djole
- 2770 days ago - fun-genius.com
Cuba swings to a different rhythm, and at first it can be hard to get the beat. Opinions are divided on the effect of Castro, 40 years of US blockade and the collapse of the Soviet Union. They have health care, education, food and work but Cubans are stil
Huacachina-The Oasis of America
Offbeat  (tags: Oasis, desert, lake, America, amazing )

Djole
- 2796 days ago - fun-genius.com
This amazing place is built in the middle of the desert, around a small lake. Located in the Ica Province, near the city of Ica, Huacachina is known as the oasis of America

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