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Instagram to Carry Abuse Warning for Koala and Tiger Selfies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, photos, protection, government )

Cher
- 5 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A grinning selfie with an exotic wild animal has become a rite of passage for many travellers, with tens of thousands posted across social media every year.
Bipartisan Group of Former FERC Commissioners Rejects Energy SecretaryâEUR(TM)s Bid to Help Coal Plants By Steven Mufson October 19
Offbeat  (tags: environment, business, protection, safety, society, government, health )

Ruth
- 23 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Eight former members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission âEUR" including five former chairmen âEUR" have filed a letter with the commission opposing PerryâEUR(TM)s proposal that would give coal and nuclear plants credit for resilience so that they..."
Organ Donation Opt-Out Plan: What Do People Waiting for Transplants Think?
Offbeat  (tags: Organ donation, Gift of Life, Opt-out Plan, Government, NHS, UK )

Ray
- 60 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At home, Julie Bartlett has her bags packed and people on standby to drive her to hospital, just in case she receives a phone call saying doctors have a heart that is a match for her.
LA Charges 3 Men in âEUR~BarbaricâEUR(TM) Ivory Trade
Offbeat  (tags: LA, ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, Black Market, california, animals, environment, government, humans, crime, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 94 days ago - dailynews.com
âEURoeThese cases exemplify the mission of our Wildlife Trafficking Unit and demonstrate that black market trafficking of wildlife in California will not be tolerated. "
US Military Plans To Send Malware Back To Hackers
Offbeat  (tags: Hackers, Malware, Military, Government, americans, bizarre, crime, culture, design, funny, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 110 days ago - ibtimes.com
Well, this may be good news....military geeks doing something computer users, might enjoy. This is a a new approach to discourage hackers. Interesting video on site. Please note, comment, forward.
Monopoly Was Invented To Show The Evil Of Capitalism
Offbeat  (tags: Monopoly, Board Game, Evil, Capitalism, High Rent, Buy, bizarre, business, children, crime, culture, ethics, government, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pictures, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 114 days ago - aeon.co
" Buy land âEUR" they arenâEUR(TM)t making it any more,âEUR(TM) quipped Mark Twain. ItâEUR(TM)s a maxim that would certainly serve you well in a game of Monopoly. The game taught children to buy property, build hotels, and charge high rent.
Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona...........Ecosystem, Terrain And History Of A Place In The American West
Offbeat  (tags: Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona, USA, History, Flora, Wildlife, Ecosystem, americans, animals, environment, government, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 129 days ago - desertusa.com
Image = Tombstone of Little Robe, son of Geronimo In depth examination of a place in the American Western desert: the vegetation, animals, present condition and past events. Please note, comment and forward.
Future of B.C.'s Grizzly Trophy Hunt Uncertain as Fall Hunt Approaches
Offbeat  (tags: Grizzly bears, NDP, hunting, trophy hunting, fall hunt, animals, environment, government, society, world )

Lone
- 132 days ago - cbc.ca
NDP promised to end the controversial hunt, but few details on how and when the ban would be implemented
The Lesson of the $300,000 Bobcat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, ethics, government, interesting, protection, wildlife )

Kathy
- 144 days ago - anthropocenemagazine.org
What is a bobcat worth? There's a few ways of thinking about that question. One answer, of course, is that a bobcat's value is intrinsic, their lives not something to signify with a price tag. Fair enough. But for the sake of discussion, and because...
Trump's In Trouble, But These Ducks in D.C. Are What Really Matter
Offbeat  (tags: ducks, ramp, government, video )

Barb
- 208 days ago - msn.com
The government has built a special ramp for ducks in D.C, but one congressman says it's a waste of tax dollars. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) explains.
Watchtowers, Drones and a Toxic Moat: The Designs for Trump's Border Wall
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, government, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual )

Kathy
- 244 days ago - theguardian.com
Monorails, shipping containers and nuclear waste dumps are just some of the ways that US construction companies have interpreted Donald Trump's call for an "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful wall" to march 2,000 miles across the...
Rogue Twitter Accounts Fight to Preserve the Voice of Government Science
Offbeat  (tags: activists, government, interesting, safety, technology )

Kathy
- 267 days ago - theintercept.com
In early November, shortly after Donald Trump was elected president, a career scientist working for the federal Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management began having muted conversations with colleagues about what the new presidential administration
What Should We Do About a Mentally Ill President?
Offbeat  (tags: americans, ethics, government, safety, society )

Kathy
- 269 days ago - hightowerlowdown.org
It's time to state the obvious: The President of the United States is deranged. I don't mean he's merely idiosyncratic, nor do I say this as a political jab. I mean that Donald J. Trump literally is mentally ill.
Why Do We Still Have Daylight Saving Time?
Offbeat  (tags: business, daylight saving time, government, humans, interesting, world )

Kathy
- 275 days ago - thedailybeast.com
2017 marks the 101st anniversary of Daylight Saving Time; Here's why everything you thought you knew about DST is wrong.

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RosemaryR
- 283 days ago - nipmucconnections.com
SOURCE âEUR" Inside Energy The hourlong documentary will air on public television stations around the country in the coming months.
 

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