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9 Things You May Not Know About the Declaration of Independence
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, americans, culture, government, holiday, holiday celebration, 4th of July, declaration of independence )

Denise
- 10 hours ago - history.com
Did you know the 4th of July is NOT our nation's birthday? Independence was formally declared on July 2nd and the Declaration of Independence was actually signed (by most delegates anyway) on August 2! These and more little known facts.
Massachusetts Police Department Warns Residents Not to Drunkenly Chase Bears With Hatchets
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, unusual, society, humans, culture, americans, bizarre )

Michael
- 17 hours ago - nydailynews.com
If you see a bear with a hatchet, definitely don't chase it, as bears are notorious for protecting their possessions.
Nobel Prize Committee: Award Sir Nicholas Winton the Nobel Peace Prize
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Wendy
- 18 hours ago - change.org
In 1939 a British man, Sir Nicholas Winton, saved 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia, which was under occupation by Nazi Germany. While risking his own life he organized train transports--Read more on the petition page -
Five Reasons To Be Kind
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Betsy
- 3 days ago - dailygood.org
In a dominant paradigm weighted towards self-interest and self-orientation, we must make a special effort to question our mode of being. Can we afford to be narrowly self-focused? Please note, comment and forward.
Israeli School Unites Muslim, Jewish and Christian Students WIth Cerebral Palsy
Offbeat  (tags: Israel, school, disabilities, inclusion, education, children, culture, ethics, society )

Penny
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In the Tel Aviv suburb of Zahala, about 150 students study at the ONN School for Special Education. The school is special in that most of the children who attend, have cerebral palsy and other degenerative diseases while others have secondary disabilit
Sweden: Muslim Gets Community Service for Brutal Rape of 12-Year Old
Offbeat  (tags: weden, rape, girl, child, Islam, Muslims, crime, culture, protection, safety, society, women, law )

Penny
- 4 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
Somali immigrant brutally raped 12~year~old girl, sentenced to 180 hours community service
Amazon Tribe Creates 500-Page Traditional Medicine Encyclopedia
Offbeat  (tags: culture, unusual, Amazon tribe, traditional medicine encyclopedia )

Teresa
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Matsés have only printed their encyclopedia in their native language to ensure that the medicinal knowledge is not stolen by corporations or researchers as has happened in the past. Instead, the encyclopedia is meant as a guide
Poll Of U.S. Muslims Reveals Ominous Levels Of Support For Islamic Supremacists Doctrine Of Shariah, Jihad
Offbeat  (tags: poll, Islam, Islamists, Muslims, americans, culture, ethics, government )

Penny
- 7 days ago - israpundit.org
According to a new nationwide online survey of 600 Muslims living in the United States, significant minorities embrace supremacist notions that could pose a threat to Americas security and its constitutional form of government.
In Honor of Pope Francis, Scientists Declare Angels Real
Offbeat  (tags: humor, society, culture )

John
- 10 days ago - funnyordie.com
Ijn the past we would never have thought to consider what is clearly a made-up phenomenon is real.
An Absolutely Stunning Photo Series
Offbeat  (tags: photp series, beauty, animals, culture, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures )

Lone
- 16 days ago - ba-bamail.com
In a quick glance, you are immediately flooded with a sense of beauty and awe. They speak volumes, and add to our treasure chest of beautiful and amazing things our eye has witnessed.
Websurfer Exposes Staged Photo of Israeli Soldier Pointing Gun at Palestinian Youth
Offbeat  (tags: Palestinians, fraud, crime, culture, ethics, pictures, safety, society, Muslims, Islam, taqiyya, lies, propaganda )

Penny
- 21 days ago - algemeiner.com
A photo circulating on Facebook that purports to show an IDF soldier aiming his rifle at the neck of a Palestinian youth is apparently staged
Muslim Imam in Tennessee PREACHES Jews & Christians Are Filthy, Their Lives & Property Can Be Taken in Jihad By Muslims in Ameri
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, society, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 21 days ago - teapartycrusaders.com
Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi, a Memphis Imam based in Tennessee, preaches openly about what Islam truly is. He makes no bones about thinking that anyone other than a Muslim doesnâEUR(TM)t deserve anything and are less than Muslims.
Flowers That Don't Look Like Flowers At All...
Offbeat  (tags: flowers, beautiful, culture, environment, interesting, photos, pictures, unusual )

Lone
- 24 days ago - ba-bamail.com
The flowers below all have two things in common: They're beautiful, and they remind the human eye of something else entirely.
 

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