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This Smart Billboard Coughs If You Smoke Near It
Offbeat  (tags: anti-smoking campaigns, Sweden, Europe, humor, health )

Freya
- 4 days ago - money.cnn.com
When smokers walk by a certain billboard in Stockholm, something strange happens: The billboard coughs at them.
TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT A CHILD FROM SLAVERY (Canadians Only)
Offbeat  (tags: children, crime, environment, ethics, government, protect, humans, health, children, trafficking, supplie chains )

Rosemary
- 5 days ago - nochildforsale.ca
I AM ASKING THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO CREATE LEGISLATION REQUIRING LARGE COMPANIES WHO OPERATE IN CANADA TO PUBLICALLY REPORT ON THEIR EFFORTS TO MONITOR, ADDRESS AND PREVENT CHILD LABOUR IN THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS ON A YEARLY BASIS.
I Changed My Dog's Food, and It Changed Her Life
Offbeat  (tags: americans, animals, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, humans, health, protection, society, safety, technology, pets, dogs )

Patricia
- 17 days ago - popsugar.com
She can't hear very well, she can't see very well, and she has pretty significant arthritis.
Nigerian Customs Stops 2.75 Tons of Potentially Deadly Fake Plastic Rice From Hitting Markets
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, ethics, health, humans, news, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - inhabitat.com
Customs agents in Nigeria recently intercepted nearly three tons of "plastic rice", which could have wreaked havoc on the area population, where real rice is a staple food. The incoming shipment of fake rice was packaged in large bags just as the genuine
Post Election, Constant Trigger
Offbeat  (tags: Society and Culture, Us Politics, White Supreecists, LBGQ+, Health and Wellness, women, abuse, children, education, gayrights, freedoms, violence, safety, protection, health, ethics, culture )

Launi
- 35 days ago - jendaby.wordpress.com
Hate may have wrangled an electoral win in this election, but that doesnâEUR(TM)t mean we give up.
The Facts About Dwarfism in Cats
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dwarfism, breeders, health, short lives, illness, pictures )

Barb
- 69 days ago - catster.com
There are several types of dwarfism in cats; here are problems and challenges dwarf cats face.
Pennsylvania Family of Five Dead in 'Murder-Suicide'
Offbeat  (tags: Domestic Incident, Health, Medication, Murder-Suicide, USA )

Raymond
- 160 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Pennsylvania couple, who struggled to find medication after their young daughter received a heart transplant, have been found dead along with their children in an apparent murder suicide.
101-Year-Old Japanese Aims for More Swim Records
Offbeat  (tags: nutrition, health, interesting, 101-year-old, swimming, world record )

Naoko
- 186 days ago - japantoday.com
Closing in on her 102nd birthday, Mieko Nagaoka has racked up a slew of jaw-dropping world bests in her age bracket after only taking up swimming in her late eighties, but warns she is not done yet.
Tokyo H-Bomb Fallout Museum Turns 40, Keeps Alive Memory of Bikini Atoll Test
Offbeat  (tags: war, usa, humanrights, health, hydrogen bomb, Bikini Atoll, Nuclear weapons )

Naoko
- 223 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A Tokyo museum housing a tuna boat that was coated with radioactive fallout from an American hydrogen bomb test in 1954 is fighting quietly to remind people about the horror of nuclear weapons.
Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast
Offbeat  (tags: design, health, humans, interesting, unusual )

Kathy
- 235 days ago - nwnewsnetwork.org
Friday, a company begins offering scenic tours along Tillamook Bay using pedal-powered contraptions that ride on the rails.
Dog's Mystery Illness Solved By Extern
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, animals, dogs, news, protection, unusual, pets, pictures, health, humans, safety )

Patricia
- 238 days ago - edition.cnn.com
The reason for Ollie's sickness had been found: a tick.
Public Health England: Advice to Eat More Fat 'Irresponsible'
Offbeat  (tags: Foods, Saturated Fats, Health, Public Health England, UK )

Raymond
- 238 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Advice to eat more fat is irresponsible and potentially deadly, Public Health England's chief nutritionist has said.
9 Things You Lose When You're Overly Apologetic
Offbeat  (tags: self esteem, overly apologetic, health, protection, society, women, world )

Barb
- 251 days ago - ba-bamail.com
After thousands of years have passed, giving us plenty of time to master the art of communication, we still canâEUR(TM)t seem to get it quite right just yet. One of the primary constraints in preventing us from mastering it is our evolving social
VIDEO - Dog Missing for 10 Years Reunited With Family
Offbeat  (tags: german shorthaired pointer, missing for 10 years, animals, bizarre, dogs, humans, health, interesting, pets, society )

Lone
- 260 days ago - abc7chicago.com
Charlie, a German Shorthaired Pointer, has been missing for 10 years, according to WKRG-TV. His family reported him stolen in 2006 and they're in shock that he's been found. -
 

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