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Intriguing Lost Cities Around the World - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, technology, unusual, world )

Caree
- 3 days ago - msn.com
War, weather, cosmic intervention or simply a case of purpose served...nothing lasts forever. These cities may be lost, but you can find them today and get a fascinating glimpse into a time that is long gone. Discover the intrigue of these ten ancient
Cats Teach Robots How To Land On Their Feet With Grace - See Clips
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, cats, design, technology, interesting )

Jean
- 6 days ago - thedodo.com
When Georgia Tech robotics experts wanted to design robots that could survive a fall, they looked to the internet's favorite animal, who happens to be one of nature's most graceful acrobats: the cat.
These 12 Cats Cannot Contain Their Love For Boxes - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, design, funny, humans, humor, off-beat, pets, performance, pictures, unusual )

Caree
- 8 days ago - msn.com
Cats totally dig boxes - not only are they cozy, but seeking out small spaces is actually a natural instinct for cats (it's reminiscent of what they do while stalking prey). These particular cats are especially into their cardboard fortresses, and they...
Prepare for Movember Moustache Madness With 11 Hairy Facts
Offbeat  (tags: mustache, world, bizarre, culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures, society, unusual )

Frank
- 30 days ago - mirror.co.uk
As you ditch the razer in readiness for a hairy Movember, 11 things you never knew about the humble moustache
Is This the Worst Story Ever Told on 'Jeopardy'?
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, americans, ethics, funny, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, performance, society, technology, world, protection )

Susan
- 38 days ago - tv.yahoo.com
Dan Tran, a PhD student living in Boston, was a contestant on Monday night's episode of "Jeopardy," and he told a story that many are claiming is the worst story ever told by a contestant on the long-running game show
Go Aboard A Fleet Of Military Ghost Ships Decaying Off The Coast Of San Francisco - Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: americans, design, environment, government, health, humans, oceans, odd, photos, pictures, pollution, protection, world )

Caree
- 40 days ago - msn.com
Since 1946, the United States' government has maintained fleets of various "mothballed" ships, which can be readied and used in case of a crisis. Today, 10 ships remain, rusting in the California sun, leaving toxic chemicals in the water. Because of this,
Tokyo's Tiny Capsules of Architectural Flair
Offbeat  (tags: world, fashion, off-beat, design, architecture, Japan, capsules, home )

Naoko
- 50 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A bed, fold-out desk and even a bathroom unit are squeezed into the boxes, which have a floor space of just 10 sq. meters.
Charge Yourself: Solar-Powered Charging Stations To Recharge Our Phones And Minds
Offbeat  (tags: environment, technology, design, Israel, solar operated rechargers )

Beth
- 53 days ago - nocamels.com
I had a bit of a difficult time deciding in which category to put this article. Tech? Environment? This nifty Israeli-made re-charging station, available to anyone in the public where these are is a wonderful way to keep technology we depend on working.
Mysterious Fake Cellphone Towers Found in US - Appear to Be Either Tapping Calls or Reading Text
Offbeat  (tags: americans, business, design, ethics, government, news, odd, protection, safety, technology )

Caree
- 79 days ago - t.money.msn.com
Seventeen fake cellphone towers were discovered across the U.S. last week. Rather than offering you cellphone service, the towers appear to be connecting to nearby phones, bypassing their encryption, and either tapping calls or reading texts. 17 bogus...
Claude Ponti's Sleepy Chick Topiary Is Possibly the Cutest Thing Ever Created
Offbeat  (tags: arts, design, funny, humor, interesting, off-beat, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 86 days ago - inhabitat.com
In what may be the most adorable exhibit in the history of art, Claude Ponti's Sleeping Bird Topiary can be seen by those lucky people living in or visiting Nantes, France. Located in the city's botanical garden, Jardin des Plantes, the French artist's-->
Whoa! - Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat and Never Has Been Company Insists
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, design, funny, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, world, bizarre, children, business, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Caree
- 87 days ago - news.msn.com
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas isn't a
Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Los Angeles Port to Join Tall Ships Festival - Video
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Caree
- 92 days ago - ph.news.yahoo.com
Sure to bring a smile to your day..The giant bathtub toy at six-stories tall - the largest in the world, is part of an art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Since 2007, the gigantic duckie has called at ports and harbors across the globe.
Engineers Without Degrees - Birds at Work
Offbeat  (tags: birds, nests, animals, design, environment, pictures, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 109 days ago - guyaneseonline.wordpress.com
I think we should be happy when someone says we have a bird brain -
 

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