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10 Fascinating Facts About The Human Skeleton - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: human, bones )

- 106 days ago -
The skeleton might seem less dynamic than many of the human body's other organ systems. Yet, the skeleton has many remarkable physical attributes that help it to support the human body as well as some truly remarkable biochemical attributes
Age of 'Hobbit' Species Revised
Offbeat  (tags: Human, species, the Hobbit )

- 210 days ago -
The diminutive human species nicknamed "the Hobbit" is older than previously recognised, scientists now say.
Listen to the Hilarious Moment An Excited Goat Sounds Like He Has a HUMAN Voice
Offbeat  (tags: goat, video, funny, human, noises )

- 271 days ago -
Petting zoo visitors were sent into fits of laughter when they came across a very chatty goat.
The Tale of the Dog Behind the 'Kiss of Life' Discovery
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Health Care, Human, Animal, cardiac arrests, kiss of life )

- 396 days ago -
There are about 30,000 cardiac arrests every year in the UK and ten times that number in the US. It is one of the most common ways to die.
Spanish Town Council Votes Overwhelmingly in Favour of Defining Pets as 'Non-Human Residents'
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, human, rights, cats, dogs, good news )

- 462 days ago -
If the Magna Carta marked the birth of human rights, today we may have reached its apotheosis. In Spain, or at least in one Spanish town, politicians have just voted overwhelmingly in favour of creating what are effectively human rights for dogs and cats.
Aye Aye Captain!
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, human, caring, sailing, India, Hyderabad, Monsoon Regatta, Suheim Sheikh, underpriviledged, opportunities, sport, Rashmi Oberoi, The Citizen )

- 519 days ago -
Suheim's prime focus is on under-privileged children and his goal is of having them represent India at international championships.
Derek (Video)   video
Offbeat  (tags: musical savant, Derek Paravicini, interesting, performance, off-beat, human, communication, music, piano, blind )

- 603 days ago -
Lesley Stahl profiles British musical savant Derek Paravicini, whose computer-like memory for music is matched by his creative abilities to play it in any style.
The Pitiful Little Piggy Born With Terrible Deformities Including âEUR~a Face Like a Human's'
Offbeat  (tags: pig, born, human, face, china, sad news )

- 625 days ago -
The pitiful little piggy born with terrible deformities including âEUR~a face like a human's': Animal dies days after birth
The Dog Who Thinks He's a Human: Rupert the Whippet Poses Running a Bath in His Dressing Gown
Offbeat  (tags: Whippet, dog, rupert, human, pictures )

- 628 days ago -
Meet Rupert the whippet who loves nothing better than dressing up and posing for the camera.
Ellen DeGeneres Puts Spotlight On Pizza Parlor's Mission To Feed The Homeless A Slice At A Time WATCH THE VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: Philadelphia, Rosa's 1$ Pizza slices, homeless, support, post-its, practical generosity, caring, human, offbeat, GOOD NEWS, Ellen DeGeneres )

- 646 days ago -
A customer walked into Rosa's Fresh Pizza nine months ago and asked to buy a slice a pizza for a homeless person outside. Mason quickly agreed to help the customer with the gesture, he put the customer's free slice offer on a post-it note (Read more)
How Faecal Transplantation Is Gaining Credibility
Offbeat  (tags: Health Bacteria, Biology, Disease, Hospital, Human, body )

- 682 days ago -
Many find the idea of faecal, or poo transplants disgusting. However a growing body of evidence suggests this could be a lifesaver, as Bryn Nelson reports.
Early Sign of Yellow Fever Could Lead to New Treatment
Offbeat  (tags: Health Care, Human, Animals, Testing, science, US scientists yellow fever, WHO )

- 696 days ago -
Picking up early signs of yellow fever, an infectious disease which can be fatal, could lead to a new treatment and better diagnosis, a study said.
Almost 36m People Live in Modern Slavery - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Human, Human Rights, Global Slavery, forced labour, debt bondage, trafficking, sexual exploitation, servile marriage, force marriage, Walk Free )

- 709 days ago -
Nearly 36 million people worldwide, or 0.5% of the world's population, live as slaves, a survey by anti-slavery campaign group Walk Free says.
Little Free Libraries Show Some Novel Charm
Offbeat  (tags: human, off-beat, good news, sharing, books, novel, Little Free Libraries, LFL, interesting, imaginative, Seattle )

- 777 days ago -
LFL - "take a book, return a book" gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. Kodiak, Alaska, has one. So does Tirana, the capital of Albania. And in Seattle, they're getting as thick on the ground as Starbucks, with 131
Tim's Place: Where Breakfast, Lunch and HUGS Are Served! (To Balance All the BAD News!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: good news, heart-warming, restaurant, hugs, Down Syndrome, human, caring )

- 829 days ago -
Tim Harris owns his own restaurant -- where hugs are on the menu! The sign says, "Tim's Place: Breakfast, lunch and hugs!" He is, we are told, the only restaurant owner with Down Syndrome. Tim says, "We serve breakfast lunch and hugs: hugs are the best "

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