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Rod Taylor, 'The Birds' and 'The Time Machine' Star, Dies at 84
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, news, celebrities, people, Hollywood, Rod Taylor, films, movies, Alfred Hitchcock )

Robert
- 17 days ago - msn.com
Rod Taylor, the Australian-born actor who starred in George Pal's adaptation of H.G. Wells' "The Time Machine" and in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," died Wednesday of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 84.
The People Pushed Out of Ethiopia's Fertile Farmland
Offbeat  (tags: people, culture, society, business, indigenous pastoralists, fertile farmland, politics, swathes of ancestral land, Ethiopian ministries )

Ray
- 20 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The construction of a huge dam in Ethiopia and the introduction of large-scale agricultural businesses has been controversial - finding out what local people think can be hard, but with the help of a bottle of rum nothing is impossible.
World Record for Biggest Nativity Scene Broken in Utah (Video Included!)
Offbeat  (tags: world's largest, nativity scene, animals, people, baby jesus, video )

Barb
- 52 days ago - aol.com
There's a world record for everything, including the world's largest live nativity scene.
He Dropped One Letter In His Name While Applying For Jobs, And The Responses Rolled In
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, names, discrimination, jobs, viewpoints, prejudice, people, jobs, Hispanic, racism, business, careers )

Robert
- 142 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
His name is José Zamora, and he had a routine. During his months-long job search, he says he logged onto his computer every morning and combed the internet for listings, applying to everything he felt qualified for.
World's Oldest Living Man's Secret? Not Having Children, He Says
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, aging, oldest man alive, birthday, celebrations, people )

Robert
- 265 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Alexander Imich, an 111-year-old Polish immigrant and Soviet gulag survivor who lives in Manhattan, became the world's oldest living man last month when the previous record-holder, Arturo Licata, died just days before his 112th birthday.
Watch: Road-Rage Yields Instant Karma Response From Universe
Offbeat  (tags: video, people, road-rage, driving, harassment )

Giana
- 300 days ago - crimelibrary.com
A Florida driver being harassed by an irate man in a truck decided to film the encounter with her phone. The video shows the other driver harassing her, giving her the finger, aggressively cutting her off -- and spectacularly losing control of his vehicle.
A Holiday Crime Buffet
Offbeat  (tags: Thanksgiving, crime, people, society, culture, weird )

Giana
- 421 days ago - trutv.com
Really crazy things people did on Thanksgiving!
13 People Who Have Only Grown More Awesome With Age (PHOTOS and VIDEO CLIPS)
Offbeat  (tags: people, age, bizarre, funny, society, humans, humor, off-beat, news, photos )

Carrie
- 489 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Face it, you're getting older. Don't freak out! Things only get better. These folks are living proof.
Do Cats Choose the People They Live With?
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, pets, cats, people, cat-adoption )

Zora
- 528 days ago - catster.com
My cats entered my life for a higher purpose. How did yours appear? Do they serve a higher purpose?
Meet Paulo Machado, the Man Who Has Lived in Hospital for 45 Years
Offbeat  (tags: brazil, polio, fascinating, strong willed, people, unusual )

Dave
- 539 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Fascinating, personal interest story.....
5 Top Regrets People Have At the End of Their Lives
Offbeat  (tags: humans, news, interesting, people, dying, living, life, spirituality, happiness, love, family, friends, meaning, purpose )

Julia
- 704 days ago - alternet.org
There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives...
15 Famous People Who Mysteriously Disappeared | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: people, missing, strange, unknown, famous, mysterious )

Tamara
- 706 days ago - mnn.com
Though many of them are presumed dead, exactly what happened to these high-profile personalities still remains unknown.
20 Not Normal Uses For Everyday Things
Offbeat  (tags: photos, off-beat, unusual, odd, people, interesting, funny )

Carrie
- 839 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Think of all the possibilities! We tip our hats to those who see things differently. (PHOTOS) MINI. NOT NORMAL (VIDEO)
27 Reasons Why A Billion People Should Not Be Allowed To Use Facebook
Offbeat  (tags: society, world, Facebook, off-beat, funny, people, pictures, culture )

Carrie
- 841 days ago - buzzfeed.com
There are now one billion people on Facebook. It might seem like a good thing, but trust me: it just means more of THIS. HILARIOUS, OFF-BEAT
 

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