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Massachusetts Police Department Warns Residents Not to Drunkenly Chase Bears With Hatchets
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, unusual, society, humans, culture, americans, bizarre )

- 1 day ago -
If you see a bear with a hatchet, definitely don't chase it, as bears are notorious for protecting their possessions.
Nobel Prize Committee: Award Sir Nicholas Winton the Nobel Peace Prize
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- 1 day ago -
In 1939 a British man, Sir Nicholas Winton, saved 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia, which was under occupation by Nazi Germany. While risking his own life he organized train transports--Read more on the petition page -
Five Reasons To Be Kind
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, ethics, goodnews, humans, protection, unusual )

- 3 days ago -
In a dominant paradigm weighted towards self-interest and self-orientation, we must make a special effort to question our mode of being. Can we afford to be narrowly self-focused? Please note, comment and forward.
This Man's Girlfriend Wanted Him to Get Rid of His Dog on Craiglist -Here's the Ad He Posted
Offbeat  (tags: bonding, dogs, loved, ad, humans, craiglist )

- 3 days ago -
There are few relationships stronger than that of a dog and their guardian. Anyone who has experienced the joys of sharing their life with a dog knows that nothing can possibly compare to the unconditional love found in this bond.
Want To Live Longer? - Avoid These 15 Tiny Creatures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, health, humans, interesting, safety, wildlife, world )

- 4 days ago -
These 15 Tiny Animals Can Totally Kill You ! Some can kill you within a fraction of minute and some can make you ill for a lifetime.... Featured story with Pics on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Shabani: The Making of a Metrosexual Gorilla
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Humans, love attractions )

- 7 days ago -
Since March, Japanese women have been swooning over a gorilla called Shabani in the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens. It's not the first time Japanese popular culture has fallen in love with a large inarticulate creature (see Godzilla).
Affectionate Kitty Won't Let His Human Listen to Music
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, humans )

- 8 days ago -
This kitty is trying the head rubbing technique to distract his human from listening to music. I think it is working :).
Mother and Baby Survive Colombia Jungle Plane Crash
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- 8 days ago -
A young mother and her baby have been found alive five days after their plane crashed in the jungle of western Colombia. A Colombian Air Force chief described their survival as "a miracle"....
Kitty Found His Human Mom When She Was Pregnant. Now He and the Little Baby Are Inseparable!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, humans, bond )

- 9 days ago -
A tabby kitten found his human mom when she was 5 months pregnant. Now months later, the kitty and his little human sister are inseparable.
This Man Is Overjoyed When a Stray Kitten HeâEUR(TM)s Been Feeding Finally Lets Him Pet Her!
Offbeat  (tags: stray cats, humans )

- 9 days ago -
This little ginger girl found her way into a yard of a shop. Boss said we can feed her so she stays here. I named her Abigail. She also goes by Applejack since our supply guy feed her from a applejacks bowl one day
Surrendered Labrador Retriever Watches for Owner's Return
Offbeat  (tags: news, dogs, humans, pets )

- 11 days ago -
Unfortunately, Momo will not see the face that he is desperately longing to see because he was surrendered to the Carson Animal Control facility in Gardena, California, on Sunday.
Pet Parent Is Frantic - Incredible Hero Saves Dying Dog
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, goodnews, health, humans, pets, safety )

- 13 days ago -
Amazing clip captures event that took place in 2011.The very simple technique this 'Hero' uses could save your pet's life one day.Must Watch and Share 3 minute video !... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.

Offbeat  (tags: world, unusual, interesting, humans, scientific study, Conspiracy Theorists, psychology, belief systems )

- 13 days ago -
I was so happy to finally see a study done on the psychology of conspiracy beliefs. It goes through the importance of belief systems in the acceptance or rejection of âEUR~conspiracy theories.âEUR(TM)
Father and Son
Offbeat  (tags: father and son, justice, wrongfully convicted, government, family, humans )

- 14 days ago -
Michael Morton with his son Eric and his grandaughter Christine, who is named after Michael's wife and Eric's mother. Michael was wrongfully convicted of his wife's murder and served nearly 25 years in prison. With the help of the Innocence Project...
BBC - Earth - The Giant Cow That Swam the Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: dugong, manatee, extinct, habitat, conservation, humans, endangered )

- 14 days ago -
Stellar's sea cow, what was the cause of their extinction? Dugongs are known to have existed in the past, with at least 19 different genera. Will dugong or manatee be next?

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