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The Corpse Flower Blooms In Two US Locations, Watched By Thousands
Offbeat  (tags: Corpse Flower, Rare, Two Places, US, unusual, pictures, photos, interesting, americans, design, odd, off-beat )

Fiona
- 25 days ago - ecowatch.com
The corpse flower, best know for its terrible smell, is blooming in two locations in the U.S. But you might not want to stop and smell this flower. Please note, comment, forward.
TTIP: EU-US Trade Deal Faces Major Challenges
Offbeat  (tags: Trade Deals, TTIP, EU, US, UK )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Union and the United States have the outline of a trade agreement, according to a senior EU official.
What You Should Eat in the Southern U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: US, travel, National Geographic, Eating )

Doris
- 144 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Taken from National Geographic's newly published book, Great American Eating Experiences
Microbeads Banned From Beauty Products in the U.S.! Why This Is Awesome for People and Animals
Offbeat  (tags: microbeads, us, good news, environment, animals )

Scooby
- 240 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
n a HUGE win for marine animals and humans alike, President Obama signed an official ban that prohibits the use of plastic microbeads in beauty products! Thanks to this monumental legislation, companies that manufacture shampoo, face wash, and body wash
Muslim Family's Halted Disneyland Trip Is Raised With PM
Offbeat  (tags: British Muslim, Tourist, Banned, US, PM, UK )

Ray
- 245 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Labour MP Stella Creasy has called on the prime minister to challenge the US after a UK Muslim family was barred from boarding a flight to Los Angeles.
A Security Concern Due to Divided Loyalties
Offbeat  (tags: Israel, military, US, Jew, dentist, anti-Semitism, racism )

Penny
- 249 days ago - nydailynews.com
*Divided loyalties* and security concerns are keeping a Queens dentist with family in Israel from offering his services to the military at an upstate, off~base Navy clinic.
British Soldiers Spotted in Washington DC Say They Are There to Save the US From Donald Trump
Offbeat  (tags: us, British military, offbeat, Donald Trump )

Tracy
- 305 days ago - i100.independent.co.uk
Its been 232 years since the end of the American war of independence. Since then, Britain has looked on as its former colony grew to becoming the dominant global superpower.
Israeli Pollution App Entrepreneurs to Be Feted at White House
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, Israel, app, Obama, President, US, environment, government, health, interesting, news, society, technology, unusual, world )

Penny
- 472 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israeli entrepreneurs Ron Korber and Ziv Lautman are to be honored at the White House Monday, when they will be enrolled in the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) program, an exclusive club with fewer than 100 members consist
Obama to Blame for ISIS Rise, Kill Them Like Nazis - Palin
Offbeat  (tags: Terrorism, Politics, US )

Ray
- 542 days ago - rt.com
In an emotional speech before Republican activists, former GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin blamed the Obama administration for the rise of the Islamic State terrorist group in the Middle East.
US Islamic State Hostage Kayla Mueller Confirmed Dead
Offbeat  (tags: US, hostage, Islamic state )

Ray
- 562 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The US has confirmed the death of aid worker Kayla Mueller, who had been held hostage by The US has confirmed the death.
Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.: Report
Offbeat  (tags: weed, marijuana, legalize, fastest growing industry, US, americans, culture, humans, off-beat, interesting, unusual )

Angie
- 577 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry, according to a new report obtained by The Huffington Post.
World Water Day: Droughts Across the Globe
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Water, US, Australia, Pakistan, Kenya. World Water Day )

Ray
- 890 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People around the world will be encouraged to turn their taps off this Saturday to mark World water day. Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas - in the US, Australia, Pakistan and Kenya.
US Destroys Confiscated Ivory Stockpile - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, destruction, US, protection, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 1013 days ago - theguardian.com
The US fish and wildlife service crushes six tonnes of confiscated ivory, dating back to the 1980s
Kabang, Hero Dog Who Lost Her Snout Saving Two Girls, To Be Treated In US Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: hero, dog, Kabang, Phillipines, US, reconstructive surgery, goodnews )

Barb
- 1488 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Thanks to the generosity of animal welfare groups and individual well-wishers, a hero dog from the Philippines whose face was destroyed in a horrific accident earlier this year will soon be flown to the United States for reconstructive surgery.
O Say Can You See (Quiz)
Offbeat  (tags: star spangled banner, music, 1776, quiz, history, us, interesting, off-beat )

Nancy
- 1516 days ago - americanhistory.si.edu
On Wednesday, July 4th, America turns 236 years old. Celebrate with a detailed exploration of one of the greatest symbols of our uniquely American freedom - the Star-Spangled Banner. Learn all about America's most famous flag - the one that inspired our
 

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