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Win a UNICEF Trip to Denmark
Offbeat  (tags: unicef trip, denmark, copenhagen, saving children, interesting, society, world, humans )

Lone
- 1 day ago - shop.unicef.ca
Win a trip to visit Copenhagen, Denmark and see your donation at work helping to save childrenâEUR(TM)s lives.
Norway's Capital to Permanently Ban Cars From Its Downtown Area Within 4 Years
Offbeat  (tags: oslo, car-free centre, environment, business, humans, pictures, world )

Lone
- 4 days ago - treehugger.com
"We want to have a car-free centre," Lan Marie Nguyen Berg, lead negotiator for the Green Party in Oslo, told reporters. "We want to make it better for pedestrians, cyclists. It will be better for shops and everyone."
Man Risks His Life to Save a Dog Trapped on a Balcony.
Offbeat  (tags: world, dogs, news )

Pablo
- 9 days ago - msn.com
Man risks his life to save a dog trapped on a balcony. Video man climbed up to the balcony where the dog was trapped and despite the height and danger rescued him. Length video: pure adrenaline 1'40''
VIDEO - Ducks Run to Work on a Vineyard
Offbeat  (tags: ducks, vineyard, south africa, animals, bizarre, culture, environment, humor, unusual, world )

Lone
- 13 days ago - facebook.com
This army of 900 ducks keeps a South African vineyard in pristine condition.
Holy Macaroni: Welcome To The First-Ever Official Pastafarian Wedding
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humans, interesting, off-beat, society, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - kplu.org
The scene: a wedding on a pirate-style ship in New Zealand's Akaroa harbor. The rings: known here as rigatoni, and made of pasta. The happy couple: Pastafarians Toby Ricketts and Marianna Fenn, in full pirate regalia.
The Great Escape Of Inky The Octopus
Offbeat  (tags: Inky, Octopus, New Zealand, Escape, unusual, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 16 days ago - theguardian.com
Staff believe the common New Zealand octopus fled its enclosure when the lid was left ajar and headed to freedom down a pipe that leads to the sea. Inky went home...a great story. Please note, comment, forward.
One Human Family, Food for All   video
Offbeat  (tags: Caritas, sharing, allegory, world, society, humans, hunger, food, humanity )

Evelyn
- 21 days ago - youtu.be
Based on an ancient story about hunger & sharing, the "allegory of the spoons" teaches us that when we struggle to feed only ourselves, everyone goes hungry. But when we focus on our neighbourâEUR(TM)s hunger, we discover there are ways to feed everyone.
Does Any Person Know What Caused This?5/27/2014 -- Colorado 4 MILE LONG Landslide @ FRACKING Operation   video
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, environment, photos, wildlife, world, safety, protection )

Ruth
- 23 days ago - youtu.be
Published on May 26, 2014 Undeniable screenshot proof of the FRACKING INJECTION WELL OPERATION at the Colorado landslide location...(PLS. NEXT POST)and here is proof the area is not only used for fracking, but also for CO2 storage..."WHAT IS THIS?
Sex Is A Coping Mechanism
Offbeat  (tags: Sex, Pleasure, Genetics, Gender, Silliness, technology, women, usa, world )

Fiona
- 25 days ago - portside.org
Ask any biologistâEUR"sex seems like a waste. ItâEUR(TM)s costly: Think of the enormous energy that goes into producing a peacockâEUR(TM)s spectacular fan-shaped tail, Read more about sex for coping purposes only. Please note, comment, forward.
These Are the 5 Most Ethical Places to Visit in the World
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, society, world, culture, environment )

Anne
- 28 days ago - afar.com
"Countries that advocate for human rights, social welfare, and the environmentâEUR"and are beautiful, too." I'm sure there are many other places that could argue their spot in the top 5, but I found this interesting, from AFAR magazine.
Ask Lawmakers to Demand That Wall Street and the Wealthiest Pay Their Fair Share!
Offbeat  (tags: activists, education, children, world, family, ethics )

Julie
- 31 days ago - educationvotes.nea.org
Education Votes engages, recruits and informs activists in the fight for public education, higher education and strengthening the middle class.
Why You Should Wear Crazy Socks, Read A Poem And Plant A Tree Today
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humans, interesting, society, world )

Kathy
- 39 days ago - kplu.org
The world has a seriously busy day today. March 21 isn't just the date of President Obama's historic trip to Cuba, Apple's highly anticipated iPhone event and Matthew Broderick's 53rd birthday.
Around the World in 50 Amazing Gardens - Slide Show
Offbeat  (tags: design, interesting, pictures, world )

Kathy
- 42 days ago - goodhousekeeping.com
From Austria to New Zealand, the globe is full of beautiful blooms and unique landscaping styles..
Happy International Polar Bear Day!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, polar bears, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 62 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
If you didn't love these Arctic bears enough already, weâEUR(TM)re giving you six more reasons to love them. Join us in celebrating polar bears today!
 

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