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Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Los Angeles Port to Join Tall Ships Festival - Video
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Caree
- 117 days ago - ph.news.yahoo.com
Sure to bring a smile to your day..The giant bathtub toy at six-stories tall - the largest in the world, is part of an art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Since 2007, the gigantic duckie has called at ports and harbors across the globe.
VIDEO - Playful Beluga Whale Teases Kids
Offbeat  (tags: beluga whale, kids, mammal, animals, children, culture, humans, off-beat, society )

Lone
- 118 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Watch their brilliant reaction as the mischievous mammal then turns his back on the pair, pretending to have forgotten about them, only to turn around and startle them again and again
Gentle Giant Tibetan Mastiff Plays With Little Girl
Offbeat  (tags: Tibetan Mastiff, girls, animals, children, dogs, humans, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 119 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Tibetan Mastiffs might look huge but they do get along well with kids! This two-year-old Tibetan Mastiff, named Simba, is a gentle giant and is best friends with his little owner Weiwei.
Big Tobacco Fuming: Philip Morris Threatens to Sue Over Plain Cigarette Packaging
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 125 days ago - rt.com
Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes.
VIDEO - Adorable Dog Desperately Tries to Save Fish, Melts Hearts in the Process
Offbeat  (tags: fish, animals, children, dogs, humans, off-beat, pets, protection, safety, society )

Lone
- 125 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A dog discovered fish lying on the pavement. Desperate to revive them, the dog with "a heart of gold" frantically started splashing them with the water from nearby puddles. Plus OTHER VIDEOS
Puppy Leads Rescuers to 3-Year-Old Girl Lost in Siberian Forest for 11 Days
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, dogs, pets, photos, society, world )

Lone
- 126 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Thanks to her faithful puppy, 3-year-old Karina Chikitova is now safe and sound after surviving on wild berries and river water for 11 days in a Siberian forest.
The Man Who Helped Save 50 Million Lives
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Health, kitchen cupboard, Children, Dr Norbert Hirschhorn )

Ray
- 131 days ago - bbc.co.uk
1983: A three-month old Egyptian boy came into a rehydration centre having been been sick with diarrhoea for the past two days; he is obviously dehydrated with sunken eyes and is too weak to even hold his head up
Selling Lemons for Sweet Cause
Offbeat  (tags: TARIKU Brammall, plight of brown bears in Romania, Best friend Tom Hemmings, sister Zahara, activists, children, safety, family, interesting, news, philanthropy, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, suffering, wildlife, conservatio )

Kelly
- 133 days ago - examiner.com.au
The big-hearted five-year-old sells the fruit to free bears kept in captivity in Romania via UK charity World Animal Protection. Since starting his venture last year, he has raised enough money to free one bear.
Rescue Rainbow Bridge
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, women, men, culture, pets, protection, wildlife )

Ruth
- 133 days ago - novareinna.com
' "I think I like rescuers," said the recent arrival. "So does God," was the reply. --Author Unknown--'
The Truth About Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Offbeat  (tags: staffies, are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, a friend for life, activists, child, children, family, media, murder, sadness, safety, police, law, dishonesty, dogs, animalwelfare, endangered, animalrights, protection, pets, rescued, sadness, su )

Kelly
- 143 days ago - globalanimal.org
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are often targeted as dangerous and are 'statistically' rated as one of the highest biters/attackers. But as you can see in the video above, Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, and a friend
In Grief There Is Joy and Love
Offbeat  (tags: children, goodnews, humans, photos, technology, photoshop )

Lynn
- 152 days ago - globalnews.ca
A grieving Ohio father asked strangers to Photoshop a picture of his baby daughter who passed away at six weeks old, and the response was heart-warming.
12 Reasons Why Every Child Should Have A DOG
Offbeat  (tags: children, animals, dogs, pets, good reasoning )

B
- 152 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Many like to say that a dog is a man's best friend. But it is far more accurate to say that a dog is a child's best friend. If your children or grandchildren are begging you to get a dog, you may want to consider what an amazing impact it will have
Sexual Abuse Rampant in British Overseas Territory, Report Covered-Up
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Police, Politics, Scandal, Sex, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 154 days ago - rt.com
Child sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual exploitation are rife on the British overseas territory of St. Helena, according to a charity group's report which was suppressed.
Woman Searches the Globe to Find Dog's Favorite Toy
Offbeat  (tags: FEEL GOOD STORY, a moms love, football, largest four-legged child, dogs, GoodNews, pets, humans, children, family, funny, CoolStuff, healthy, shopping, world )

Kelly
- 156 days ago - care2.com
THIS IS BABY WITH HIS TOY~Mr. D, who is our largest four-legged child, is totally obsessed with a dolphin-shaped squeaky toy that we found at a local Walmart. Mr. D played for hours every day with Dolphin, throwing it into the air and catching it
Happy Birthday to All Babies   video
Offbeat  (tags: children, funny )

Alexandra
- 156 days ago - youtube.com
She is adorable and quite happy about her birthday cake. BUT - I just see another future promising fat person well on her way to diabetes and heart disease...

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