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Do Crows Learn From Their Dead?
Offbeat  (tags: birds, intelligence, death, social experiments )

- 3 days ago -
Crows appear to be extraordinarily intelligent and social birds who appear to pay attention to and learn from crows who have died.
You May Call It Fate, I Called Her Karma
Offbeat  (tags: Bikers Against BSL, Karma, sick baby girl, puppy, Juvenile Lymphoma, death )

- 3 days ago -
On June 30, 2006 at around 9pm, I died for approximately 3-6 minutes. I had been in a motorcycle accident earlier that day, and the ER doctors were resetting my left shoulder that had been severely dislocated in the accident.
Grandson of Atomic Bomb Crewman Writes of Hibakusha Horrors
Offbeat  (tags: war, usa, asia, death, hibakusha, hiroshima )

- 5 days ago -
Beser's grandfather, Jacob, was an army lieutenant and radar specialist who became the only man in the world to fly on both of the B-29s carrying the "Little Boy" and "Fat Man" atomic bombs.
Petition #3 (U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY): Overrule New Jersey's Decision to Reinstate the Use of Leghold Traps
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, fur, trapping, leghold traps, raccoons, opossums, beavers, otters, cats, suffering, pain, death, NJ )

- 11 days ago -
Does this look "humane" to you? No matter how the New Jersey Fish and Game Council (FGC), New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) and the New Jersey Fur Harvesters sugarcoat it, a rose by any other name...
China, Panda Killers to Face Trial
Offbeat  (tags: panda, death )

- 11 days ago -
Hunting pandas can lead to a 10 year sentence, or in what the Chinese government calls "grave circumstances", life imprisonment or even a death sentence can be applied.
BREAKING NEWS: Best-Selling Author Jackie Collins Has Died at 77 After Secretly Battling Breast Cancer
Offbeat  (tags: Jackie Collins, death, orbituary, sad news, writer )

- 16 days ago -
Jackie Collins has died aged 77 after a long battle with breast cancer.
Stroll Through History / Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki / For Whom the Bell in A-Bomb Site Tolls
Offbeat  (tags: war, asia, death, Urakami Cathedral, Nagasaki, suffering, sacred site )

- 42 days ago -
Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki city is a sacred place for Christianity in Japan. The size of the stately cathedral with its two towers and its congregation of about 7,000 people are both the largest in Japan. In addition, its history of suffering gives it
For Some Yellowstone Bison, the Roaming Ends at the Slaughterhouse
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, rescued, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, destruction, conservation, environm )

- 43 days ago -
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. âEUR" Even for a park with a history of unhappy encounters between people and wildlife, 2015 is shaping up as an eventful year for Yellowstone and its bison.
As Violence Worsens in Yemen, War Crimes Alleged on Both Sides of Conflict
Offbeat  (tags: activists, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, murder, politics, rights, sadness, women, world, violence, war, violence, world, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', asia, children, conflict, corr )

- 46 days ago -
Violence in Yemen has taken a turn for the worse, with human rights advocates voicing concern that war crimes are allegedly under way on both sides of the conflict, leaving scores of women and children among the civilians trapped in the crossfire.
Save Oki the Lonely Deer From Being Shot!
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, death, endangered, rescued, protection, killing, killed, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, slaughter, ethics, habitat, conservation, animals, endangered, environment, nature, wildlife, protection, envir )

- 47 days ago -
Do not let Wokingham Borough Council kill Oki the lonely deer to protect an allotment! Please sign this petition.
Justice for Woman Found Dead in Police Custody
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, death, ethics, government, women, news, humans, police )

- 76 days ago -
Justice for woman found death in police custody.
Prince Saud Al-Faisal, the Saudi Who Was Washington's Wisest Ally
Offbeat  (tags: Saud al-Faisal, death, Saudi, world, diplomacy, government, politics, news, sad news )

Carrie No
- 87 days ago -
The kingdom has lost a steadiest diplomat, and its most clever problem-solver. Saudi Prince Saud al-Faisal bin Abd Al Aziz Al Saud, died early Friday at age 75. He was a dignified, calm voice advocating his country's interests, & his touch will be missed
Nobel Prize Committee: Award Sir Nicholas Winton the Nobel Peace Prize
Offbeat  (tags: humans, protection, activists, children, culture, death, education, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, movies, rights, safety, society, travel, world, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, interesting, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, world, ch )

- 96 days ago -
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 -
Slain Israeli Athletes To Finally Be Recognized By Olympic Committee, Decades After Munich Massacre
Offbeat  (tags: Olympics, Munich massacre, Islam, Muslims, terrorists, terrorism, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, violence )

- 131 days ago -
In time for the Rio Olympics in the summer of 2016, a first-ever IOC-supported official memorial telling the story of the Munich Massacre will be erected in Munich, on the grounds of the Olympic stadium.
American Youths Inspired By A-Bomb Survivor's Lecture
Offbeat  (tags: war, death, asia, usa, atomic bomb, survivor, concern )

- 157 days ago -
NEW YORK - Some 140 American youths attended a lecture by a Japanese atomic bomb survivor at a college here on April 29, showing deep concern about her experience in Hiroshima 70 years ago.

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