START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


Within Our Reach: Joy
Offbeat  (tags: joy, philosophy, hidden beauty, holiday, 1513 )

- 1956 days ago -
Fra Giovanni Giocondo (c.1435-1515) was a Renaissance pioneer, accomplished as an architect, engineer, antiquary, archaeologist, classical scholar, and Franciscan friar. Today we remember him most for his reassuring letter to Countess Allagia Aldobrandes
Holiday Mail for Heroes Please Take Holiday Action!!!
Offbeat  (tags: American Red Cross, Holiday, mail, heroes, Pitney Bowes, society, GoodNews )

- 1985 days ago -
The holiday season is just around the corner and it's time again to start thinking about being part of the 2011 American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes. For a fifth year, American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes are partnering to ensure all Americans have a
Halloween Party Food Like a Boss
Offbeat  (tags: holiday, food, lifestyle )

- 2016 days ago -
Halloween is upon us, and it's time to put the finishing touches on your party plans. If you're looking for tasty, spooky treats for your guests, use the following recipes to make your Halloween party one they'll never forget!
A Tribute To Native American Veterans
Offbeat  (tags: holiday, memorial day, veterans, USA, native american, american, dedicated, honor, pride, hero )

- 2160 days ago -
This Page Is Dedicated To All American Veterans That Served With Honor And Pride And Those Who Serve Our Country Now With Honor
20 Best Travel Writing Blogs
Offbeat  (tags: Travel Writing, Blogs, Holiday, Vacation )

- 2338 days ago -
The following travel writing blogs are composed by dedicated travelers who are living the dream and documenting their experiences online.
10 Holiday Movies That Make Your Family Seem Normal
Offbeat  (tags: Movies, Holiday, Vacation, Students, Family, Fun )

- 2354 days ago -
The movies below draw from Thanksgiving and Christmas stories and are guaranteed to make you appreciate how normal your family really is.
15 Things You Can Do Over a Summer Break
Offbeat  (tags: Summer Break, Vacation, Holiday, Enjoyment, Fun )

- 2506 days ago -
As we get older and gain more responsibility, it becomes more important to find ways to enjoy ourselves - our sanity depends on it.
25 Cheap Holiday Date Ideas
Offbeat  (tags: Date, Holiday, Relationship, Tips )

- 2670 days ago -
There are still some romantic, simple, and traditional things to do during the holidays that are of little or no cost and only require some minor ingenuity on your part. Here are our top 25 favorite cheap date ideas for the holiday season.
Holiday Mail For Heroes Is Back!
Offbeat  (tags: holiday, christmas, veterans, american service members, holiday mail, american red cross )

- 2718 days ago -
In this season of hope and giving the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes, Inc. have joined forces to invite Americans to "send a touch of home" to United States service members and veterans across the country and abroad. Postmark by Dec. 7Th, 2009.
What If Death Takes Vacation
Offbeat  (tags: Death, holiday, vacation, funny, incredible )

- 3206 days ago -
What if Death takes a vacation?Some very interesting pictures...
Camel Leads Officers on Christmas Eve Chase
Offbeat  (tags: animals, christmas, funny, holiday, humor, off-beat, zoo )

- 3406 days ago -
Thurmont MD - Responding to a 911 call about a camel on the loose around 6:30 p.m., Thurmont Police Officer Daniel Fitzgerald called on another officer and two sheriff's deputies for reinforcement.
Iowa Man Spends Christmas Eve in Septic Tank
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, christmas, funny, holiday, man, off-beat, news, unusual, weird )

- 3408 days ago -
Christmas Eve stunk for Robert Schoff. The 77-year-old Des Moines man got stuck in his septic tank. Schoff's holiday adventure started Monday when he dug a hole & reached inside 2 find a clog. He lost his balance & became wedged in the opening of the tank
Two Arrested in Slaying of Six People in Rural Washington Home
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, deatth, family, murder, killed, investigation, christmas, holiday, humans, news, society )

- 3409 days ago -
CARNATION, Wash. -- Six people, likely three generations of a family, were found dead Wednesday at a rural property east of Seattle, and a law enforcement official said police arrested the property owners' daughter and her boyfriend.
British Man Brutally Murders Wife, Places Corpse Under Christmas Tree
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, husband, homicide, death, wife, brutal, car-crach, fatal, police, surprised, christmas, holiday, humans, man, news )

- 3409 days ago -
Police arriving @ the home of a retired British school teacher 2 tell her that her husband was critically injured in a car crash instead stumbled on a gruesome find -- the woman's battered corpse stuffed among the presents under the couple's Xmas tree.
Cards From Heaven Have Dead Man Talking
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, holiday, christmas, humor )

- 3410 days ago -
Even in death, Chet Fitch is a card. Fitch, known for his sense of humor, died in October at age 88 but gave his friends and family a start recently: Christmas cards, 34 of them, began arriving -- written in his hand with a return address of "Heaven."

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with holiday

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Carole K 160 popular stories

2. Animae C 160 popular stories

3. Mary T 120 popular stories

4. Laura H 117 popular stories

5. natasha s 116 popular stories

6. Christeen A 110 popular stories

7. Pat B 107 popular stories

8. Kay M 95 popular stories

9. Frans Badenhorst 86 popular stories

10. Dawn W 81 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.