START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Offbeat

Is This The WorldâEUR(TM)s Oldest Joke?
Offbeat  (tags: history, funny, odd )

Marty
- 44 days ago - ancientpages.com
Humor has been a part of our history as long as humanity has existed. Our ancestors most likely appreciated to laugh just as much as we do today....
These Place Names Reveal Britain's Gloriously Eccentric History
Offbeat  (tags: Great Britain, place names, sign posts, history, funny, Anglo Saxon )

Scooby
- 95 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the greatest things about Britain is our collection of bizarre and amusing place names. TheyâEUR(TM)re so good you can read a map for entertainment rather than navigation.
Cash to Splash: The Perfect Country Homes to Get Hitched in Style If Money Is No Object
Offbeat  (tags: Tudor, mansions, history, United Kingdom, grade listed, pictures )

Scooby
- 104 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Have you ever been a guest at a wedding in a glorious venue and wondered what it might be like to live there full time?
On First Time Out With His Metal Detector, Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds £1m Hoard of Ancient Golden Jewellery
Offbeat  (tags: History, gold bangle, Iron Age, metal detecting, Scotland, U.K. )

Scooby
- 104 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
But on his very first outing with the device, he uncovered a £1million hoard of Iron Age jewellery that is ScotlandâEUR(TM)s most important find in a century.
We Struck Gold! Two Amateur Treasure Hunter Friends Discover BritainâEUR(TM)s 'Oldest' Iron Age Bling in a Cow Field in Staffordshire
Offbeat  (tags: Iron Age, history, staffordshire, England, metal detecting, gold )

Scooby
- 104 days ago - google.co.uk
We struck gold! Two amateur treasure hunter friends discover BritainâEUR(TM)s 'oldest' Iron Age bling in a cow field in Staffordshire
Giant 3,000-Year-Old Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II Found Buried in a Cairo Slum Is Hailed as One of the Most Important Discoveries
Offbeat  (tags: Ramses II, pharaoh, egypt, statue, relic, history )

Scooby
- 105 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive 26ft (8 metre) statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum. Researchers say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago
Want to Be King of the Castle? Mansion Where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn Spent Their Honeymoon Goes on Sale
Offbeat  (tags: henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Thornbury castle, Tudor, England, history, King, for sale )

Scooby
- 106 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
e was a man who no doubt insisted on a king-sized bed - and now, the historic mansion where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn spent their honeymoon has been put on the market for £8.5million.
Tanks for the Memories! 16 - Tonne British Army Vehicle Is Taken for a Drive Round the Streets of London
Offbeat  (tags: Army tank, video, london, video, England, United Kingdom, history, transportation )

Scooby
- 107 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A sixteen-tonne former British Army tank left a trail of gobsmacked tourists in its wake as it rolled past some of London's most famous landmarks.
The Secret World of the Knights Templar Revealed: Caverns Used By the Shadowy Warrior Monks 700 Years Ago
Offbeat  (tags: KNIGHTS TEMPLAR, England, tunnels, history, rabbit holes )

Scooby
- 109 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Once used as a ceremonial spot for the followers of a secretive religious sect, these are the underground caves offering safe haven after leaders of the free world brutally dismantled the group's power base
The Lost City of Trellech: Buying a Field on a Hunch - Then Is Proved Spectacularly Right When He Digs It Up to Discover the Rem
Offbeat  (tags: Trellech, Monmouth, U.K., medieval, Normans, lords, land, history )

Scooby
- 170 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A history fan who spent his £32,000 life savings buying a field because he believed there were secrets hidden below the soil has been proved right after unearthing a lost medieval city.
On This Day In History: Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Adopted âEUR" On Dec 10, 1948
Offbeat  (tags: history, world, humans, society )

Marty
- 195 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
The document was drafted by a committee headed by Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the late U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among the committee members were Jacques Maritain (a famous Catholic philosopher) and Charles Malik
Get Lost in These Entrancing Photos of Museum Specimens
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, photos, art, history, museum )

Anna
- 206 days ago - audubon.org
For a recent project, artist Ernest Goh took inspiration from naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace and the Malay Archipelago's rich faunal history.
I-Wonder: 15 Great Black Britons Who Made History
Offbeat  (tags: Great Black Britons, History )

Ray
- 221 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Pioneers and trailblazers, The story of black Britain is the story of Britain itself. For almost two millennia, black people have been born, lived and died here. Theirs is a story of political activism,
Learn About the People Certain Birds Are Named After
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, history )

Anna
- 233 days ago - audubon.org
There is no higher honor on Earth, in my opinion, than having a species named after you. Each individual human life is just a blip on the evolutionary timeline, and so somehow hitching your name to the common name of some living species means
Unveiled: Mary Rose âEUR" the Tudor Warship That Won the First Battle for Brexit âEUR" Will Enthral the Public for Generations to Co
Offbeat  (tags: U.K., Tudor, Mary rose, battle, sea, ship, restoration, history )

Scooby
- 338 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Not far from this very spot on this very day 471 years earlier, Henry VIII stood open-mouthed as the pride of his fleet went into battle against the French.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with History

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Animae C 165 popular stories

2. Carole K 155 popular stories

3. Laura H 151 popular stories

4. Pat B 151 popular stories

5. Christeen A 139 popular stories

6. natasha s 137 popular stories

7. Ljiljana Milic 128 popular stories

8. Kay M 126 popular stories

9. Mary T 114 popular stories

10. Ted W 112 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





New to Care2? Start Here.