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Taking Your Phone to Bed Might Lead to a Fire.
Offbeat  (tags: phone, bed, fire, girl, texas, sleep, americans, business, children, culture, health, humans, safety, society )

Lone
- 20 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
VIDEO: This is the story of a little girl from Texas and how her phone nearly burned her is her sleep.
Kind Woman Confronts Twitter Racist With Love
Offbeat  (tags: children, child, education, ethics, family, GoodNews, goodnews, humans, internet, women, humans, interesting, society, Body-Mind-Spirit )

James
- 2 days ago - thedailywh.at
Woman gives anonymous racist words of kindness and encouragement.
Abstinence on Rise as Nearly Half of Japanese Report No Sex
Offbeat  (tags: family, children, abstinence, low birthrate, Japan, sex )

Naoko
- 6 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Talk about a low birthrate. Increasing numbers of married couples and others are choosing to go without sex.
Teen Plans to Marry Father, Have Children (Text & Video!!)
Offbeat  (tags: incest, 18 year old girl, her father, marry, children, video, text )

Barb
- 8 days ago - aol.com
An 18-year-old recently revealed to New York Magazine she shares a relationship with her father that many would find too close for comfort. The teen, who chose to remain anonymous, told the magazine she had little to no contact with her father....
Oxford University Press Bans Sausages and Pigs From Children's Books
Offbeat  (tags: Publishers, books, animals, pig, Islam, Muslims, Jews, children, culture, society )

Penny
- 9 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Ban is apparently aimed at avoiding offence among Jews and Muslims Publisher prohibits mentioning anything that 'could be perceived as pork' Oxford wants authors to consider 'cultural differences and sensitivities'
UPDATE** UPDATE Update: Dog Abandoned at Scottish Train Station With Suitcase of His Belongings
Offbeat  (tags: found abandoned, a suitcase of his belongings, The Scottish SPCA, world, news, photos, health, family, food, prevention, risks, safety, treatment, children, activists, family, women )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - care2.com
UPDATE: The person who tied Kai the Shar Pei mix dog to a railing at Ayr Train Station in Scotland has come forward to explain how and why. She was interviewed by the Scottish Daily Mail. THIS IS BABY
15 Uses for Silica Gel Packets
Offbeat  (tags: silica gel packages, useful, absorption, out of reach of children, children, humans, society )

Lone
- 13 days ago - ba-bamail.com
These little bags are so incredibly useful thanks to their powerful moisture absorption abilities. They're great to have around the house, in your car and on the go.
Obama's Free Community College Plan Has $60 Billion Price Tag
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Global economy, Globalization, History, Information Technology, Intelligence, Modernization, USA )

Ray
- 14 days ago - rt.com
President Barack Obama proposed offering two years of community college free of charge to Americans "willing to work for it," and the White House announced Friday the plan would cost $60 billion over 10 years.
BRAC Blog - Yes, Hygiene and School Enrolment Are Directly Proportional
Offbeat  (tags: children, asia, health, bangladesh, sanitation, toilet, education, BRAC )

Naoko
- 15 days ago - blog.brac.net
A study undertaken in Bangladesh revealed an 11 per cent increase in girls' enrolment mainly due to the provision of sanitary toilets
Why Hasn't Japan Banned Child-Porn Comics?
Offbeat  (tags: comics and cartoons, child-porn, children, japan )

Ray
- 18 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Japan's comics and cartoons - known as manga and anime - are a huge cultural industry and famous around the world. But some are shocking, featuring children in sexually explicit scenarios. Why has Japan decided against banning this material?
Looney Tunes Super Stars   video
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, funny, goodnews, odd, off-beat, unusual, humor )

M Away
- 21 days ago - youtube.com
Tweety and Sylvester
How to Raise a Jihadi-Baby
Offbeat  (tags: terrorists, terrorism, ISIS, Islam, Muslims, children, ethics, safety, society, women, world )

Penny
- 21 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Horrifying ISIS guide for mothers instructs them to ban TV to 'protect little ears', tell bedtime stories about fighting and give toddlers weapons training with toy guns
Woman Shopping in Walmart Shot and Killed By Her Toddler
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Crime, Law, Police, Politics, Shooting, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 25 days ago - rt.com
A woman shopping in a Walmart store in northern Idaho was shot and killed by her toddler when he pulled her handgun from her purse and fired it accidentally.
Over 750 American Kids Beaten, Starved or Left Alone Over 6-Yr Period
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Crime, Human rights, Law, Robert Bridge, Violence )

Ray
- 38 days ago - rt.com
At least 786 children in the US died of abuse or neglect at the hands of their parents or care givers, even as child protection agencies were investigating the cases, according to a report by the Associated Press.
 

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