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Construction Company Owner Charged With Dinosaur Print Theft
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, crime, dinosaurs, ethics, humans, odd, police, protection, unusual, world )

Caree
- 38 days ago - nbcnews.com
A Utah man accused of stealing an ancient dinosaur footprint -- from the ground -- faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted. Authorities believe Ehlers, owner of Ehlers Construction, pried a three-toed fossilized Allosaurus footprint from the ground on..
In Honor of the 110th Anniversary of His Birthday: Unusual Info Bits About Doctor Seuss
Offbeat  (tags: Doctor Seuss, The Grinch, americans, arts, children, interesting, off-beat, funny )

Kamia
- 48 days ago - living.msn.com
He almost didn't become the beloved crazy children's book story writer that we know and love today. In honor of his 110th birthday anniversary, this article has information and many links to more info on the inimitable Doctor Seuss
Chicago Bans Hat Pins and Ugly People
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, funny, government, off-beat, police, society, safety, women )

Barry
- 55 days ago - historyweird.com
In 1911, the city fathers of Chicago passed a few interesting ordinances to make the place a better city, sort of.
Beg Bugs Ruling the World
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, business, children, crime, culture, ethics, food, government, health, humans, hypocrisy, news, odd, protection, society, safety, UN, women, world )

Rahman
- 62 days ago - dotsub.com
Pat Condell eloquently speaks out against the fox guarding the henhouse in the UN, with women-hating, terrorism-supporting countries being place in charge of human rights.
Green Chili Karma Blamed for Broncos' Loss (TEXT and VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Americans, Super Bowl, Denver, New Mexico, Green Chili, funny, off-beat, humor )

Carrie
- 74 days ago - krqe.com
They are calling it green chile karma, saying Denver Mayor Michael Hancock cursed the Broncos when he bet Denver's green chile on the game because everyone knows New Mexico is famous for its green chile.
Skinny Jeans Nearly Ruined America's Currency System
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Kathy
- 76 days ago - ecouterre.com
Dollar bills pass through our hands all the time, but we rarely stop to think about where the money comes from. In the late 1800s, when a single currency system was established, the bills were sustainably produced from waste fabric from the fashion indust
The Children Who Went Up In Smoke
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Kit
- 77 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
A tragic Christmas mystery remains unsolved more than 60 years after the disappearance of five young siblings
Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

JL
- 78 days ago - upworthy.com
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, elections, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, corruption, constitution, politics, propaganda, usa, society, culture, americans, protection, interesting, government, health )

JL
- 79 days ago - youtube.com
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Video:We Can't All Be Extroverts. Just Ask This Once Painfully Shy, Famous, Talented Introvert.
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, education, ethics, humans, media, society, sadness, performance, interesting, unusual, safety, arts )

JL
- 85 days ago - upworthy.com
Adam Mordecai Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different.
UN 'Jewish Israel' Show Scrapped After Arabs Complain
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Ge
- 90 days ago - forward.com
UNESCO Planned To Highlight 3,500 Years of Jews in Holy Land. Complaints by Arab states led the United Nation's cultural arm, UNESCO, to cancel the opening of an exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel.
Jason Brown Is Heading For Sochi As America's New Favorite Olympic Figure Skater (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: world, unusual, performance, arts, americans, interesting, news )

JL
- 95 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Video is already going viral for this stupendous performance
Video:These Kids Finally Say What They Really Think About Mom. And Her Reaction? Priceless.
Offbeat  (tags: funny, ethics, culture, children, goodnews, interesting, society, women, americans )

JL
- 100 days ago - upworthy.com
Ray Flores There isn't a single day that I don't question my abilities as a parent. And when these mothers start reflecting on their issues and doubts -- yeah, that struck a nerve. But when their kids start saying what they really think about momma bear?
Tally Of All The People Who Have Ever Died From A Marijuana Overdose
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, funny, humor, interesting, pictures, protection, society )

Kit
- 104 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
With recreational pot now for sale in Colorado and widespread confusion over a recent satirical story that jokingly claimed 37 people had already died of a marijuana overdose, we figured it might be about time to update our weed death count.
50 Life Hacks to Simplify Your World
Offbeat  (tags: arts, americans, bizarre, culture, design, gadgets, pictures, society )

Kit
- 107 days ago - twistedsifter.com
These are so simple that it's surprising we do not already do most of these. The pictures explain themselves.
 

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