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London Buses Are Now Powered By Coffee
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, news, culture, science, good news, technology, London, protection, society, off-beat, pictures )

Connie
- 1 day ago - cntraveler.com
It takes 2.55 million cups of coffee to create enough biofuel to run a bus for one year, according to bio-bean.
Cloud Lamp Erupts Into a Frenzied Lightning Storm Every Time Donald Trump Tweets
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, funny, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - inhabitat.com
French artist Parse/Error has created an ingenious lamp that erupts into a miniature lightning storm whenever Donald Trump tweets. The lamp is connected to Donald Trump's Twitter account, and it reacts in real time to his infamous "tweet storms" with...
Birds And Saints Don't Collect...An Article About Becoming The Change 11/8/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Larry Brilliant, TED talks, Awakin Circle, Dalai Lama, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 14 days ago - dailygood.org
This article recounts a conversation with Larry Brilliant. "It's been my good fortune to be acquainted with ServiceSpace's weekly Awakin Circle. The original circle began almost 20 years ago and has inspired many others around the world."
The 59 U.S. National Parks, In Photos
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, americans, environment, news, interesting, photos, pictures, usa, culture )

Connie
- 14 days ago - cntraveler.com
Some gorgeous places to enjoy.
Dogs Don't Sleep Well After Stressful Days Just Like Humans
Offbeat  (tags: Sleep Study, Dog Sleep Study, Dog Stress, animals, bizarre, culture, dogs, funny, health, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 28 days ago - ibtimes.com
Dogs lose sleep over things that happen during their day, just like humans do, a new study suggests. When researchers played with dogs and did other activities the pooches were known to enjoy, the dogsâEUR(TM) sleep was different.
Ancient Coptic Tombstone Found In Egypt's Avenue Of Sphinxes
Offbeat  (tags: Coptic Tombstone, Egypt, Avenue of the Spinxes, Ancient, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 30 days ago - livescience.com
Archaeologists unearthed an ancient Coptic tombstone during a dig Sunday (Oct. 22), according to Egypt's antiquities ministry. The tombstone is decorated with a cross and Coptic inscriptions that were carved onto a limestone block.
Wisdom Of The Animals....An Article About Becoming The Change 10/24/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Steve Karlin, Wildlife, Wildlife Educator, Wisdom, Animals, Forest, California, Northern California, culture, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, safety, unusual, usa, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 30 days ago - dailygood.org
The article is based on a conversation with Wildlife Educator Steve Karlin. In 1980, Steve Karlin, a former National Parks Service ranger, founded Wildlife Associates, dedicated to educating people about animals and the environment.
Best City Parks in the World
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, photos, animals, travel, parks, environment, culture, interesting, society, world, off-beat )

Connie
- 32 days ago - cntraveler.com
There are some interesting places here.
Snakes And Strawberries.....An Article About Becoming The Change 10/15/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, Strawberries, Alanda Greene, Garden, Harmony, animals, culture, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, safety, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 38 days ago - dailygood.org
ALANDA GREENE notes the effect a change makes to the dynamics in her garden, We need to be of the decisions we make, and their effect on the Earth. This is an article about mindful decisions.
Fabulous Friday The 13th Supestition List
Offbeat  (tags: friday 13th, Superstitions, Sun Times, London, Everywhere, World, bizarre, culture, funny, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 40 days ago - thesun.co.uk
Considering Friday the 13th as unlucky dates back for hundreds of years, with the tradition said to have begun in the Middle Ages or even Biblical times. Here is the fabulous big list of all actions to avoid.
Should Endangered Languages Be Preserved
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Languages, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Cantalan, Bengali, culture, health, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual )

Fiona
- 42 days ago - aeon.co
2010 saw the death of Boa Senior, the last living speaker of Aka-Bo, a tribal language native to the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. I am trying ot learn an endangered language spoken by only 80,000 people.
French Lessons...An Article About Becoming The Change 10/9/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Tracy Cochrane, Basho, Enlightenment, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 44 days ago - dailygood.org
Article by Tracy Cochran: "One morning last October, I experienced a moment of grace. It happened as I was walking my black Labrador retriever, Shadow, on one of those warm autumn days."
90-Year-Old Czech Grandma Turns Small Village Into Her Art Gallery By Hand-Painting Flowers On Its Houses
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, goodnews, humans, pictures, unusual )

Katka
- 47 days ago - boredpanda.com
One 90-year-old resident of Louka, Czech Republic, spends every spring and summer adorning window and door frames with majestic designs.
To Honor The Sacred...An Article About Becoming The Change 10/5/2017
Offbeat  (tags: David Ulrich, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Photography, Poetry, Sacred Places, WWII, Hawaii, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, unusual )

Fiona
- 48 days ago - dailygood.org
This article is base on the nature photograph of David Ulrich. What is the meaning of sacred placesâEUR"in the context of our lives and creative pursuits? Ironic photograph on site.
 

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