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Rats Plague Louvre Museum Gardens
Offbeat  (tags: culture, unusual )

Alexandra
- 14 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
According to the newspaper Le Monde, the rat population of central Paris is estimated to number up to six million, about three for every resident, not including the suburbs which are home to millions more.
10 Dog Breeds That Shed the Most and Least
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, dogs, environment, humans, pets, society, heat )

Lone
- 20 hours ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
We're now well within the dog days of summer, and that got us thinking about how our furry friends handle the heat. It also made us wonder how the owners of those dogs handle the falling fur.
6 Everyday Actions And Why We Do Them
Offbeat  (tags: origination of actions, interesting, culture, society, sneezing bless, handshake )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Where did the handshake,thumbs up, sneeze bless, clinking glasses, applause and high five originate?
The Colours Only God Could Create ...
Offbeat  (tags: colours, animals, culture, off-beat, photos, pictures )

Lone
- 14 days ago - beartales.me
Just incredible and beautiful. I was sent this in an email and had to share with you. Thanks to all the talented photographers for these wonderful images ...
DogTV Keeps Man's Best Friend Entertained
Offbeat  (tags: Dog TV, animals, culture, dogs, environment, humans, pets, society )

Lone
- 16 days ago - abc7.com
Feeling guilty for leaving your pups home alone? If so, then Dog TV may be the solution for you.
Hidden Miriacals of the Hidden World
Offbeat  (tags: arts, film, Unseen world, culture, environment, humans, pictures, society )

Lone
- 17 days ago - coolestone.com
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye.
When the Last of the Great Auks Died, It Was By the Crush of a Fisherman's Boot Read More: Http://Www.Smithsonianmag.Com/ Smith
Offbeat  (tags: birds, wildlife, culture, photos, environment, off-beat )

Connie
- 18 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Birds once plentiful and abundant, are the subject of a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum
Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places
Offbeat  (tags: culture, interesting, photos, pictures, travel, world, off-beat )

Connie
- 19 days ago - cntraveler.com
A ship graveyard in Mauritania, a picturesque 16th century Italian village, a once-grand train station--we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.
Washington Woman Eating Only Pet Food for An Entire Month
Offbeat  (tags: pet food, bizarre, culture, food, health, humans, pets, society, unusual )

Lone
- 21 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
"You would be surprised how tasty dog and cat food can be when it's made right,"
11 Places That Should Be World Heritage Sites
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, travel, world, culture, interesting, news )

Connie
- 24 days ago - cntraveler.com
Close to 800 sites are cultural, and sadly, 46 of the 1,007 (a recently updated list) are in danger of disappearing. Here are 11 natural and manmade wonders that we think should have made the cut.
Chicago - Quincy Carry-on Pet Pilot Program
Offbeat  (tags: pet pilot, chicago quincy, trains, animals, culture, dogs, goodnews, news, off-beat, pets, safety, society )

Lone
- 26 days ago - amtrak.com
If you're traveling between Chicago and Quincy on the Carl Sandburg Trains 381 and 382 or the Illinois Zephyr Trains 380 and 383, you can now take your pet along.
An Abandoned Mall in Bangkok Has Been Overtaken By Fish
Offbeat  (tags: environment, culture, interesting, off-beat )

Shaheen
- 28 days ago - theverge.com
to see such a sterile place once designed to entice throngs of shoppers into its doors, now so completely devoid of any human life, dilapidated and darkened with time. It's basically the very definition of post-apocalyptic.
Zack's Shack: Utah Boy's Lemonade Stand Sends Wheelchairs to Developing Countries
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Lone
- 29 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Eleven-year-old Zack Francom's lemonade stands are changing lives. Since 2010, the Provo, Utah, boy has been selling cookies and lemonade at his annual Zack's Shack to buy wheelchairs for people in developing countries.
Please Can You Demand That David Cameron Puts Our Bees Before Syngenta's Profits?
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Wendy
- 32 days ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
"If the government approves Syngenta's kneejerk and cynical application then the public are bound to question whether ministers are too close to the agrochemical companies and too distant from the ecology that feeds us.".
 

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