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Offbeat

How Did the Turtle Cross the Road? With Your Help
Offbeat  (tags: Turtle, cross, road, help, snapping turtle, roads, cars, danger )

Marie
- 100 days ago - mnn.com
If you see a turtle trying to cross the road, it most likely needs your assistance. Here are some tips on how you can get the turtle safely on its way.
Man Wrestles 7-Foot Shark Ashore - Video
Offbeat  (tags: video, shark Mass., beach, man, danger, release )

Giana
- 376 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Elliot Sudal, 24, dragged the shark onto Nantucket, Mass., beach before releasing it back into water.
Extreme Photo of the Week
Offbeat  (tags: photos, extreme, danger, humans, sport, world, culture, interesting )

Giana
- 474 days ago - adventure.nationalgeographic.com
Climbing Red Dihedral, Eldorado Canyon, Colorado - photos.
UN Council Calls for LRA Ivory Poaching Investigation (DR Congo)
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, danger, cruelty, habitat )

Jill
- 580 days ago - savetheelephants.org
UNITED NATIONS - The UN Security Council has demanded an investigation into reports that Lord's Resistance Army rebels are killing elephants for ivory to raise cash.
Danger ! Nuclear Waste ! Keep Out - Forever !
Offbeat  (tags: danger, radioactive substances, neclear waste, 100, 000 years from now, future, keep out, Michael Madsen, Into Eternity, spent fuel rod, filmmaker, destruction, conservation, environment )

Naoko
- 918 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
What if we needed to leave a message for people 100,000 years from now? What if there was some terrible danger from which we wanted to protect people in 102,012? Could we do it?
Lion Cub Rescued By Mother
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, news, off-beat, unusual, wildlife, lion, lioness, lion cub, danger, rescue, mother love )

Ge
- 1033 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
There's nothing quite like a mother's love. Even when you're talking about lions. Jean-Francois Lagrot snapped these incredible shots of a lioness rescuing her struggling cub, who seems to be holding on for dear life. The perilous position of the yo
Terrifying Moment Before Tsunami Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: March 11, danger, tsunami, terrifying moment, lifeboat, Great East Japan Earthquake, school, evacuation, lucky, Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture )

Naoko
- 1068 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
As the tsunami waters rose around him, one boy desperately stayed afloat clinging to his evacuation helmet. A refrigerator with no door floated past so he climbed inside, and survived by staying in his "lifeboat" until the danger eventually passed.
Teacher Pin Down Knife-Wielding Man With Two-Pronged 'Man-Catcher'
Offbeat  (tags: catched, sasumata, man-catcher, police, illegal, knife, danger, elementary school, Aichi, Japan, children )

Naoko
- 1132 days ago - japantoday.com
Police on Monday were called to an elementary school in Ichinomiya, Aichi Prefecture, after a man illegally entered the premises carrying a kitchen knife. It is believed the 62-year-old man walked into the school by the open front gate before the >>
Porsche SUV With 3-Year-Old Behind Wheel Slams Into Supermarket
Offbeat  (tags: accident, rammed into a supermarket, 3-yea-old girl, behind the wheel, injured, Osaka, Japan, danger )

Naoko
- 1135 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
OSAKA - A Porsche SUV that apparently had a 3-year-old girl behind the wheel tammed into a supermarket here and left a woman injured after suddenly moving in reverse, police said.
N-Crisis A Battle For Workers' Wives
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, danger, health risks, workers, wives, emotions, worry, nuclear crisis, hero, safety )

Naoko
- 1202 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
Desperately worried but determined to support their husbands, the wives of workers at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant struggle with their emotions as they wait for their husbands to return from work that is endangering their lives.
Two Missing TEPCO Workers Found Dead
Offbeat  (tags: TEPCO, tepco workers, found dead, young, water leak, tsunami, damage, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, No.4 reactor, water contamination, leak, cooking systems, failure, danger, crippled )

Naoko
- 1210 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Two workers reported missing after the Tohoku quake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant were found dead Wednesday in the basement of the No.4 reactor's turbine building, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday.
Can Quake-Prone Japan Really Coexist With Nuclear Power Plants?
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear power plants, quakes, quake-prone, renewable, danger, Japan, energy, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, environment, garden )

Naoko
- 1233 days ago - asahi.com
The situation is a fresh reminder of the serious latent danger of nuclear power stations ans shatters assurances that nuclear power plants are safe because they are carefully designed.
Sharks in Queensland Floods
Offbeat  (tags: queensland floods, bull sharks, floodwater, danger, interesting, environment, humans, unusual )

Sally Ann
- 1290 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
Councillor Paul Tully from the Ipswich suburb, located to the west of Brisbane, said local man Steve Bateman had spotted a shark swimming around shops this morning.
Saving The Coleman's Coralroot
Offbeat  (tags: endangered species, orchid, danger, extinction, threatened, suriving population )

Merissa
- 1413 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Coleman's coralroot is a beautiful orchid found at only three sites in the Sky Islands of Arizona, with one population in the Dragoon Mountains and two in the Santa Ritas.
Racial Violence Changes US Student and His School
Offbeat  (tags: violence, change, high school, US, immigrant, poor, abuse, philadelphia, racial violence, Asians, Vietnam, Dec.3, danger, hate, heal, crime )

Naoko
- 1417 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Duong Nghe Ly cannot wait to begin his senior year at South Philadelphia High School. A day of violence there last year changed his life, and he wants to learn if his school has been transformed as well.
 

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