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Whoa! - Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat and Never Has Been Company Insists
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, design, funny, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, world, bizarre, children, business, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Caree
- 10 hours ago - news.msn.com
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas isn't a
Animal Photobombs
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Lone
- 5 days ago - flickr.com
sometimes the funniest photobombers are our unsuspecting furry friends. Enjoy the best of Flickr animal photobombs alongside punny captions
Cow Spotted Riding in a Tiny Car
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, culture, funny, humans, society, unusual, cow, tiny car, Kazakhstan car )

Lone
- 5 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
VIDEO - This viral video from Kazakhstan shows a rickety green car transporting a cow in the back seat!
Video Incredible Moment Firefighters Perform Mouth-to-Mouth CPR on a Koala
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Lone
- 6 days ago - abc7.com
Chances are you've had to learn about CPR or mouth-to-mouth resuscitation during a work orientation or health class. But did you ever think you'd need to practice it on a koala?
Weird and Wacky Facts About All 50 States - Video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, funny, humans, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, USA )

Caree
- 6 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Do you know which state features mashed potato wrestling matches? How about the state where you're never more than 6 miles from a lake? Find out if they're yours.
36 Random Animal Facts That May Surprise You
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Cal
- 8 days ago - mnn.com
From immortal jellyfish and death-defying tardigrades to proposing penguins and voting bovines, here are three dozen randomly interesting facts about our planet's impressive array of animal life
May You All Dive in to Life!   video
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Mm
- 14 days ago - youtube.com
I take my lead from some of those of you on Care2 you delight me and keep me going! So many smiles! So much Hope...So much work! We do a TON! SWAK
Harvest 40 Different Fruits From This One Tree
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, environment, ethics, food, humans, interesting )

Frans
- 15 days ago - industrytap.com
Imagine one fruit tree in your backyard that produces 40 varieties of fruit. The picture above is a representation of what a fully blossomed "Tree of Forty Fruits" will look like. It is being created by Syracuse University professor Sam Van Aken...
Victorian Strangeness: The Great Balloon Riot of 1864
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Marty
- 19 days ago - bbc.com
Europe's largest balloon festival is staged this weekend in Bristol. We trust there'll be no repeat of the scenes in Leicester in 1864. Author Jeremy Clay tells the little-known tale of Britain's balloon riot.
Politician Proposes Giving Newlyweds Pierced Condoms
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Naoko
- 40 days ago - japantoday.com
TOKYO -- A Japanese politician in Aichi Prefecture has landed himself in hot water after suggesting that deliberately punctured condoms be distributed to married couples to counter the country's dwindling birth rate, local media reported on Friday.
Woman Catches South American Pacu Fish In Michigan Lake
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Marty
- 43 days ago - opposingviews.com
A Detroit woman was fishing with her husband when she reeled in what turned out to be a South American Pacu fish. -
Three Boeing 737 Fuselages Spotted In a Montana River......
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Frans
- 48 days ago - industrytap.com
A Montana Rail Link train recently derailed while traveling at 31 mph, which led to three Boeing 737 fuselages eventually sliding into Montana's Clark Ford River...
Washington Woman Eating Only Pet Food for An Entire Month
Offbeat  (tags: pet food, bizarre, culture, food, health, humans, pets, society, unusual )

Lone
- 51 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
"You would be surprised how tasty dog and cat food can be when it's made right,"
Rumors Swirl After Girls Mysteriously Collapse at Fukuoka School
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, Japan, girls, collapsed )

Naoko
- 56 days ago - japantoday.com
The Internet is exploding after a succession of high school girls in Fukuoka Prefecture disturbingly collapsed during school hours on Monday. Students who were at the scene took to their Twitter accounts to post updates as the bizarre spectacle unfolded.
 

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