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Morocco: Model for Islam
Offbeat  (tags: Morocco, Islam, culture, government, safety, society, unusual )

Sabina
- 28 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Today, Moroccans proudly highlight their multiple and composite identity: Amazigh, Arab, Islamic, Jewish, African, Andalusian and Mediterranean -- and their age-old openness and acceptance of the "other."
US Supreme Court Could Decide If Fish Should Be Performing Pedicures
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, fish, pedicures, government, high court, odd )

Jean
- 38 days ago - thedodo.com
Last week, the Arizona Supreme Court refused to consider a spa owner's appeal to overturn the state's ban on so-called fish pedicures -- so now she wants to take her case to the highest court in the country.
Daffy Duck for President   video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, funny, goodnews, government, humans, interesting, off-beat, odd, unusual, pictures, photos, humor, news )

M Away
- 48 days ago - youtube.com
Election Day tomorrow...Here is what I think!
This Is Funny and Creative and Far Too True.   video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, animals, bizarre, business, culture, environment, government, humor, off-beat, protection, women, unusual )

Gene
- 48 days ago - youtube.com
This young man has created quite a wonderful parody with more truth than one can bear almost. 42 million views so maybe you've already seen it. If not, it is quite entertaining in a quite satiric way.
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON T
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, dishonesty, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, economy, ethics, elections, freedoms, propaganda, republicans, u.s., usa, obama, healthcare, government, lies, med )

Leopold
- 50 days ago - stop-ttip.org
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON TTIP/TAFTA/CETA(!)(!)(!)
England's Top 10 Trees Shortlisted for 'Tree of the Year'
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, government, trees, pictures )

Zora
- 56 days ago - theguardian.com
A tree where Robin Hood hid and Isaac Newton's apple tree are among candidates picked by the Woodland Trust for England's first tree of the year, to be voted by the public
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
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Jessica
- 58 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
Secret Service Dogs Bravely Stop White House Fence-Jumper
Offbeat  (tags: Security Dogs, protection, government )

Jean
- 58 days ago - thedodo.com
Shortly after Dominic Adesanya, a 23-year-old man from Maryland, leapt over security fences and began to dash toward the White House on Wednesday evening, he was met by two of the Secret Service's furriest colleagues (more)
Headgear Caps Divisions in Myanmar Parliament
Offbeat  (tags: asia, government, politics, Myanmer, parliament, dress code )

Naoko
- 67 days ago - the-japan-news.com
The only question opposition lawmaker U Win Htein asked the parliament last session was for permission to remove his silk turban, saying it was causing him headaches and hair loss.
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
- 69 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,
TAKE ACTION: We Want President Rule in Haryana - Naresh Kadian
Offbeat  (tags: environment, ethics, government, society, performance )

Naresh
- 71 days ago - change.org
Present Govt. of Haryana lost confidence, hence Animal Welfare Party demand President Rule and asked their supporter to cast their votes for BJP - Abhishek Kadian and Miss Sukanya Kadian, OIPA - Indian People for Animals.
Petitioning Grooveshark.Com Remove All Music/Profiles Of: Gary Glitter, Jonathan King and Rolf Harris - Now!
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, culture, crime, dishonesty, ethics, family, government, politics, society, safety, sadness, transportation, violence, world, abuse, corporate, ethics, environment, money, society, humans, culture, environment, ethics, b )

Wendy
- 89 days ago - change.org
Why? Obviously, because it is totally unacceptable to offer music by the above individuals - all convicted pedophiles - for "commercial and promotional" purposes - or in fact for any reason at all.
Soviet Union Lingers in Heart of Tokyo
Offbeat  (tags: politics, government, world, Russia, Ukraine, Tokyo )

Naoko
- 91 days ago - the-japan-news.com
The former geopolitical entity, dissolved in 1991, still nominally owns real estate, such as its embassy and other offices, in prime Tokyo locations because Ukraine, the second-most populated republic of the former Soviet Union, has been opposing the tran
Hamas and Fatah Fighting Over Gaza Funds
Offbeat  (tags: Fatah, Hamas, terrorist, terrorism, finances, Gaza, crime, culture, government, safety, society, world )

Ge
- 91 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
"Armed robbery in broad daylight." -- Palestinians, after Hamas "seized" $750,000 from Gaza bank. Fatah accused Hamas of "squandering" $700 million of financial aid earmarked for the Palestinian victims of war.
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 101 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
 

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