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Children of Fukushima Battle An Invisible Enemy
Offbeat  (tags: children, safety, health, Fukushima, radiation nuclear plant )

Naoko
- 36 days ago - japantoday.com
Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside--fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives.
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
- 44 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
Kids in India Come Together to Save Tigers! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, rally, tigers, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 53 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Those who weren't dressed in school uniforms sported tiger T-shirts that proclaimed "LEAVE ME ALONE" in bold type. Photographer Steve Winter and I jumped out of the car: We'd come to film this rally. Kids with painted tiger faces roared at us as we
See How Strangers React to Boy Shivering Outside Without a Coat..
Offbeat  (tags: children, ethics )

Suju
- 53 days ago - myfox8.com
When an 11-year-old boy sat at a bus stop without a coat in Norway, hidden cameras captured how strangers reacted when they saw him..
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
- 58 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.
My Gentle Barn: Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope
Offbeat  (tags: children, animals, bonding, healting, friends, kindness )

Simone
- 62 days ago - all-creatures.org
Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens, horses, pigs, cows, rabbits, emus, and more),
Kids Read to Homeless Cats and Everybody Wins
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, cats, goodnews, pets, rescued, society, animals, bizarre, children, interesting, off-beat, pets, unusual )

Gordon
- 64 days ago - halopets.com
helping children with their reading skills also helps these shelter cats !! what a brilliant idea !!
A New Lease of Life: Meet Xander, the Blind Pug Who Now Helps Victims of Child Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Pug, blind, therapy dog, xander, USA, offbeat, children, helps )

Marie
- 71 days ago - independent.co.uk
A blind pug abandoned by his owners when he was 10 months old has been given a new lease of life as a therapy dog.
At Least 1 American Child Is Shot Every Hour - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Children, Health, Medicine, Security, Shooting, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 77 days ago - rt.com
A recent research estimates over 10,000 under-18s were shot in the US in 2009 - at least one third died. While infants are mostly injured due to firearms mishaps, teenagers are most often victims of criminal armed assaults.
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
- 81 days ago - upworthy.com
Adam Mordecai Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different.
8-Year-Old Saves Six People From Fire, Dies Trying to Save Seventh
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Children, USA )

Ray
- 83 days ago - rt.com
An eight-year-old New York boy is being hailed as a hero after saving six people from a mobile home fire, dying as he attempted to save his grandfather.
UK Schools Fingerprinted Over 800K Children, Third Without Parental Consent - Watchdog
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Human rights, Laura Smith, Law, Security, Thabang Motsei, UK )

Ray
- 93 days ago - rt.com
Schools in the UK used biometric technology to gather the fingerprints of over 800,000 pupils between 2012 and 2013, a watchdog has found. In 31 percent of schools, children were roped into giving their fingerprints without parental consent.
 

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