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Cats Had Clout Long Before the Internet
Offbeat  (tags: cats, internet, clout )

Jeri
- 10 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
For artists, cats prove to be more than elegant studio companions, but inspirations as well, says a new exhibition
New Drivers Caught Using Phones to Lose Licence
Offbeat  (tags: Transport, Technology, Internet, Law, UK )

Ray
- 82 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Drivers caught using a phone within two years of passing their test will have their licence revoked under new rules in England, Scotland and Wales. Penalties for using a phone at the wheel double from 1 March to six points and a £200 fine.
20 Scientifically-Proven Signs You're Smarter Than Average
Offbeat  (tags: intelligence, drug use, atheism, fidelity, family, Internet )

Freya
- 301 days ago - businessinsider.com
How many of these fit you?
The Internet Black Widow: Is This Canada's Most Dangerous Woman?
Offbeat  (tags: internet, black widow, dangerous woman, Canada )

Ray
- 429 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A woman dubbed the Internet Black Widow was released from prison in Canada on Friday, prompting police to issue a warning to potential victims - elderly men looking for love. What could have earned a sweet-talking 80-year-old such a sinister reputation
Tanu the Hybrid Raccoon-Dog Captures Hearts as Internet Sensation
Offbeat  (tags: raccoon, internet, unusual, interesting, off-beat, odd, animals, bizarre, humor, photos, wildlife )

Hanna May
- 481 days ago - examiner.com
Goodbye Grumpy Cat - your paws have been relegated back to the kitty box right now, because Tanu has taken over the Internet. According to WgnTv, an alleged rarely seen cross breed animal between a dog and a raccoon has viewers following the quirky
How Cats Have Taken Over the Internet World
Offbeat  (tags: cats, internet )

Jeri
- 534 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
So what is it about cats that makes them so special on the net? One, they're extremely smart and two, they really don't give a sh*t about you. Cats are known to domesticate humans using the strongest qualities at their disposal -manipulation and beauty
Crib Notes: How the Internet Works-Video!
Offbeat  (tags: funny, cute, little girl, internet, video )

Barb
- 562 days ago - mom.me
This is just way too cute and hilarious to miss.
AdBlock Plus Secures Another Court Victory in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: Adblock, Court, Law, .Technology, Internet, Germany )

Ray
- 725 days ago - bbc.co.uk
AdBlock Plus has successfully defended itself in court for the second time in five weeks.
Murder Charge for S. Carolina Cop Who Shot Black Man 8 Times in Back (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Crime, FBI, Human rights, Internet, Law, Police, Shooting, USA )

Ray
- 776 days ago - rt.com
North CharlestonâEUR(TM)s mayor announced a state murder charge against white policeman Michael Slager on Tuesday, after a video surfaced showing the officer shooting and killing an unarmed running black man in the back.
I-Wonder; Dreams, Data and Downloads: 20 Years of the BBC on the Web
Offbeat  (tags: internet, BBC online, technology )

Ray
- 778 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Although the BBC has been online for 20 years, the site we know and love today was actually launched in 1997. Before that the BBC Networking Club was an early attempt to put the corporation on the web.
Global Muslim Population to Surpass Christians By 2070 âEUR" Study
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Children, Ecology, Education, Global economy, Globalization, History, Internet, Religion, USA )

Ray
- 780 days ago - rt.com
By 2050, followers of Islam will match those following Christianity, with the number of Muslims surpassing Christians globally by 2070, the Pew Research Center projects, citing current differences in fertility rates, youth populations and conversions.
Hillary Clinton Reportedly Wiped Email Server Clean, DidnâEUR(TM)t Respond to Benghazi Subpoena
Offbeat  (tags: History, Internet, Law, Libya, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 786 days ago - rt.com
The chair of the Republican-led congressional panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to respond to a subpoena for her private server, which she had used for government business.
Who Is Behind the 'Perfect Boyfriend'?
Offbeat  (tags: Internet, dating app, imaginary partner, USA )

Ray
- 786 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Pesky colleagues always asking about your love life? Nosy parents want to know how they can expect to become grandparents if you're not on the dating scene?
Crisis LevelâEUR(TM): Report Says Many Govt. Officials in US Convicted of Child Porn, Sex Abuse Crimes
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Children, Crime, Human rights, Internet, Law, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 794 days ago - rt.com
At least 22 local, state, and federal government officials in the US -- including leading military and police figures -- have been convicted of child pornography and child sex abuse crimes in recent years, according to a new report.
 

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