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Escaped Flamingo Avoids Capture, Outwits Zealous Zoo Workers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, flamingo, Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaido, Japan, escaped, risks, fear, concern, lake )

- 1143 days ago -
Staff in charge of animal breeding at the Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, are having many sleepless nights this summer due to concern for a greater flamingo that escaped from the zoo on July 18.
Local Officials Saying No To Restarting Nuclear Reactors
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear crisis, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, nuclear reactors, No, local governments, Japan, fear, safety, safety standards, risks, TEPCO, KEPCO, Yonden, Kyuden, summer, electricity )

- 1582 days ago -
By the time summer temperatures peak in August across Japan, only 14 of the nation's 54 nuclear reactors will be churning out electricity to cope with demand, due to the effects of the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
Medical Institutions, Shelters Reluctant to Accept Those Evacuated From Near Nuke Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, radiation, fear, refused, shelters, medical institutions, shock, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evacuated, treatment, concern )

- 1657 days ago -
Some medical institutions are refusing to treat patients who have been evacuated from areas near a quake- and tsunami-hit nuclear power plant unless they show certificates that they have not been exposed to radiation.
Remember, Life Is Good
Offbeat  (tags: life, gratitude, Hiroshima no Pika, Toshi Maruki, hiroshima, compassion, Morris Gleitzman, Holocaust, books, fear, pictures, children )

- 1793 days ago -
This morning I read 'Hiroshima no Pika' by Toshi Maruki and thanked the universe that I was suffering from a viral infection that would pass in time, and not the lasting and devastating effects of radiation sickness.
Answering Beck and Call? Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Head to the Mall.
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, Washington, rally, comedy, John Stewart, Stephen Colbert, sanity, fear, Glenn Beck )

- 1850 days ago -
Comedy Central will stage the Mother of All Marketing Stunts on the Mall here in Washington -- oh wait, Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck already did that.
Elephants Are Terrified Of Ants - VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: studies, african elephants, fear, ants, interesting )

- 1864 days ago -
The legend is that a mouse can freak out elephants, but the truth is that their worst enemy is much smaller: ants. Elephants are scared of ants. That's what Jacob Goheen and Todd Palmer have discovered in Africa's sub-Saharian savannah.
Dutch Teen Sets Sail in Secrecy on Solo World Trip
Offbeat  (tags: youngest, solo world trip, Dutch girl, 14-year-old, media, attention, guardianship, child protection, fear, Dutch court )

- 1877 days ago -
A 14-year-old Dutch sailor departed in secrecy from Dibraltar Saturday on her quest to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world - avoiding the media because, her manager said, she didn't want attention.
Love and Fear
Offbeat  (tags: love, fear, resoluition )

- 1888 days ago -
I have come to learn that there are only two REAL emotions. Love and fear. Love is simple. Love is love. Fear on the other hand encompasses all other negative emotions. Hate, jealousy, envy, worry, and anger, are all really fear.
Few Care for the Undocumented With Breast Cancer
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women, health, immigrant, fear, deportation, Breast cancer, culture, society )

- 2037 days ago -
Undocumented women with breast cancer in Arizona depend on community clinics and sliding scale fees to get services. For many, financial barriers and fear of deportation delay or prevent treatment, echoing problems nationwide.
Official Photo Released By BLM Brings Controversy to Photographer Kurt Golgart
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, advocates, protests, BLM, photographer, fear, horses tired, controversy )

- 2108 days ago -
If the removal of thousands of horses from the Calico Mountain Complex hasn't been contentious enough, the official release of photographs from the Bureau of Land Management in a recent New York Times article has created even more criticism from horse
Spiders V Conkers -- Are Arachnids Really Scared of Horse Chestnuts?
Offbeat  (tags: spiders, conkers, fear, frightened, studies )

- 2199 days ago -
With an autumn invasion of spiders imminent, one of Britain's most prestigious academic institutions has decided to get to the bottom of an age old mystery: are they really scared of conkers?
Beware of the, Er... Kitten: Terrified Postmen Threaten to Boycott House After Attack By Baby Cat
Offbeat  (tags: young kitten, english home, postman, refusal, fear, bizarre )

- 2305 days ago -
Swiping playfully at the camera, it's hard to imagine she could be a danger to anything - except, perhaps, her favourite toy mouse. But to postmen, Illy the kitten might as well be a snarling rottweiler. They say that the six-month-old moggie once
Fears of a Dem Crackdown Lead to Boom in Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: clueless people, fear, americans, children, culture, freedoms, government, interesting, news, rights, sadness, society, sports, violence, usa, bizarre, odd )

- 2529 days ago -
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. � When 10-year-old Austin Smith heard Barack Obama had been elected president, he had one question: Does this mean I won't get a new gun for Christmas?
Horror Art
Offbeat  (tags: arts, fantasy, horror, drawings, fear )

- 2535 days ago -
Interesting arts collection inspired by childrens fantasy fears, bad dreams and nightmares
Fritz Springmeier - Mind Control And Programed Lies
Offbeat  (tags: Fritz, Springmeier, Program, Lies, Control, Fear, Secret, Consciousness, Mind, Reality, 2012, Illuminati, government, unusual, society )

- 2555 days ago -
Fritz Springmeier, who has been imprisoned for "planning to rob banks", is one of the number one illuminati researchers in the world. He is in the class of Alan Watt, who got much of his information from Fritz. The fact that he was framed

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