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'Our Innocent Angel': Toddler Killed in Arson Attack.
Offbeat  (tags: children, crime, arson, murder, death )

- 1930 days ago -
A terrified toddler hid as fire raged through her home after a random arson attack because she was too scared to jump to safety, her distraught parents revealed today.
Nigeria 'Child Witch Killer' Held
Offbeat  (tags: africa, children, death, ethics, interesting, humans, society, violence, corruption, crime, children, death, murder, bizarre, odd )

- 1965 days ago -
Police in south-east Nigeria have arrested a man who claimed to have killed 110 child "witches".
Amnesty: Rape Girl, 13, Killed for Adultery
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, cruelty, death, child, rape victim, children, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, humans, interesting, sadness, society, women, violence, world, bizarre )

- 1996 days ago -
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A 13-year-old girl who said she had been raped was stoned to death in Somalia after being accused of adultery by Islamic militants, a human rights group said.
The Morning Before
Offbeat  (tags: bear, husband, illness, death, sadness, omen, unusual, off-beat )

- 2029 days ago -
The morning before John died, I saw a bear. In the ten years we had lived in Maine, we had never seen a bear. We had heard stories, over the years, of neighbors who had seen bears in their yards in the light of early morning.
State To Remove Roadside Memorials (Video)
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- 2040 days ago -
BALTIMORE -- Roadside memorials that have been erected to remember loved ones who've been killed in traffic crashes are being removed across the state due to laws saying they're illegal.
Sudden Death After Arrest May Be New Syndrome
Offbeat  (tags: 2008, bizarre, dead, death, die, heart, government, health, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, police, safety, unusual )

- 2058 days ago -
- Young men who die suddenly after being arrested by the police may be victims of a new syndrome similar to one that kills some wild animals when they are captured, Spanish researchers said on Tuesday.
Dog Guards Owner's Body For 6 Weeks
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, protection, pets, sadness, death )

- 2078 days ago -
GREELEY, Colo. -- A German Shepherd that was reported lost in June has actually been guarding her owner's body for six weeks after the man took his own life in the remote northeast Colorado plains.
The Urantia Book: Life After Death. The Journey of Discovery   video
Offbeat  (tags: Urantia, Jesus, afterlife, soul, mansion worlds, afterlife, vibration, nature of spirit evolution, loved ones, friends, light, eternal, death, adventure, voyage, discovery, GOD )

- 2079 days ago -
A video representing Urantia Book teachings about eternal life after death, including a journey to the many mansions of Heaven, the reality of the resurrection of the soul, personality and mind survival, and the necessity for faith as taught by Jesus.
Police Raid Md. Mayor's Home and Kill His Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, crime, death, dogs, investigation, killed, law, pets, sadness, slaughter, society )

- 2084 days ago -
BERWYN HEIGHTS, Md. - Mayor Cheye Calvo got home from work, saw a package addressed to his wife on the front porch and brought it inside, putting it on a table.
What If Death Takes Vacation
Offbeat  (tags: Death, holiday, vacation, funny, incredible )

- 2106 days ago -
What if Death takes a vacation?Some very interesting pictures...
9/11 Canine Hero to Be Cloned
Offbeat  (tags: americans, ethics, freedoms, government, culture, death, interesting, health, humans, police, rights, society, world, usa, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, pets, law, protection, sadness, suffering, design, GeneticEngineering, research, t )

- 2120 days ago -
<p>A dog that sniffed out survivors from under the rubble of New York's World Trade Center after the 2001 terror strikes is to be cloned, the California-based firm conducting the procedure said...</p>
World's Biggest Coffin
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, photos, unusual, world, bizarre, arts, death )

- 2127 days ago -
Ukrainian undertakers say they have built the world's first death-themed restaurant - in a 65ft long coffin.
George Carlin on Death   video
Offbeat  (tags: funny, religion, heaven, hell, death, humans, society, lies, sadness, culture, off-beat, humor, culture )

- 2129 days ago -
Rest in Peace, George, where ever you are! :0)
Iowa Farmer Makes a Sorrowful Choice
Offbeat  (tags: Iowa, flood, pigs, death, farmer, hogs )

- 2133 days ago -
By the time a friend sped up the lane to Ron Lanz's farm Saturday evening--shouting that the Iowa River levee had blown--Lanz knew he faced a fateful decision: To save his own life, more than 800 of his hogs would have to die.
Beijing Olympic Key Chain Souvenir Cruel to Fish?
Offbeat  (tags: china, abuse, abuse, AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, suffering, animals )

- 2146 days ago -
Amelia of draws our attention to this Beijing Olympic keychain souvenir with a live fish in it:

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