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Muslim Prof. Says Islamic Immigration 'Threatens West'
Offbeat  (tags: Canadians, Islam, Muslims, immigration, crime, culture, government, safety, society, protection )

- 616 days ago -
The MacDonald-Laurier Institute and the Globe and Mail held a public conference recently on the phenomenon of Muslim immigration to the West, which debated whether or not the influx is bringing a culture of violence to Canada and other Western countri
Exquisite Honeycomb Sculptures Explore the Relationship Between Humans and Bees
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- 622 days ago -
Canadian artist Aganetha Dyck collaborates with bees to create sculptures that explore the relationship between humans & pollinators. With the use of special apiaries, Dyck gives object to bees for them to sculpt on. The work's final form is dependent on
The World's Most Expensive Parking Spaces
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- 628 days ago -
The costs of owning a car are not lost on any driver. There is the gas. There is the insurance. There is the maintenance. And then there is, inevitably, the lightening of your wallet. Parking, of course, is nothing to sneeze at, but ...
Chicago Bans Hat Pins and Ugly People
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- 639 days ago -
In 1911, the city fathers of Chicago passed a few interesting ordinances to make the place a better city, sort of.
Music - Just Click on Your Favorites!
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- 646 days ago -
Enjoy the songs you love!
Beg Bugs Ruling the World
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- 646 days ago -
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.
Is Peecycling the Wave of the Future? Instead of Waste, Free Fertilizer for Farmers
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- 649 days ago -
We all sort of cringe at the thought of using our own urine or manure for fertilizer, but the reality is that much of the cost of human waste disposal comes from trying to separate out the nitrogen & phosphorus & that's a waste, since farms need it.
Berlin International Film Festival - 64. Berlinale Opened on 6 Feb. 2014
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- 656 days ago -
The film industry at the Berlinale The Berlin International Film Festival is a source of inspiration in the global film community: film programmes, workshops, panel discussions, joint projects with other social and cultural actors -
More People Than Ever Have Access To Clean Energy - The New Age of Energy Campaign By Jacob SandryOctober 21, 2013
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- 657 days ago -
'In the U.S. a growing number of states have begun to adopt "shared renewables" laws that allow for community supported renewable energy projects or "solar gardens...."
Skinny Jeans Nearly Ruined America's Currency System
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- 660 days ago -
Dollar bills pass through our hands all the time, but we rarely stop to think about where the money comes from. In the late 1800s, when a single currency system was established, the bills were sustainably produced from waste fabric from the fashion indust
Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

- 662 days ago -
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
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- 663 days ago -
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Explosive "Time to Say Goodby"   video
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, business, government, humans, design, environment, society, technology, unusual, culture, world )

- 665 days ago -
Progress??? Couldn't believe I caught this with Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli singing.
A German Retirement Community Did A Calendar Where Seniors Amazingly Re-Created Famous Movie Scenes
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, family, culture, ethics, performance, photos, pictures, world, interesting )

- 669 days ago -
The Contilia Retirement Group in Essen, Germany, made what is probably the best calendar ever with a few of their seniors.
Imagine a World Without Guns
Offbeat  (tags: music, instruments, guns, wonderful, concept, culture )

- 673 days ago -
It might not be the most beautiful piece of music, but what these musicians are trying to achieve arguably is.

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