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Kind Woman Confronts Twitter Racist With Love
Offbeat  (tags: children, child, education, ethics, family, GoodNews, goodnews, humans, internet, women, humans, interesting, society, Body-Mind-Spirit )

James
- 4 days ago - thedailywh.at
Woman gives anonymous racist words of kindness and encouragement.
Fox News Terrorist Expert Calls Everyone in Birmingham UK a Muslim
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Wendy
- 14 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Steven Emerson later apologises for error as Twitter rounds on his view of Islam in Britain under the hashtag #FoxNewsFacts
A MUST READ**A Plea To The Rescue Community By Whitney Horne
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, animals, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, killed, cruelty, dogs, endangered, animaladvocates, animalrights, investigation, pets, healthcare, disease, prevention, safety, medicine, treatment, risks, americans )

Kelly
- 19 days ago - facebook.com
A MUST READ IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN RESCUE. In the past few years, I've noticed a major change in rescue with the increase of the popularity of social media. Cross posting and transporting have become rampant with rescues getting flooded
Hundreds of Police Racism Complaints Lodged, But Few Officers Sacked
Offbeat  (tags: Intelligence, Internet, Law, Opposition, Police, Science, Security, UK, Violence, War )

Ray
- 25 days ago - rt.com
Hundreds of police officers accused of racism in official complaints over the past five years have not been sacked from their jobs, a new investigation has found.
Year of Love: Heart-Shaped Emoji Named 'Word of the Year'
Offbeat  (tags: History, Internet, Mass media, Social networks )

Ray
- 26 days ago - rt.com
For the first time ever the most used word of the year is actually not a word - it's a graphic symbol. The heart-shaped emoji topped an annual survey by the Global Language Monitor, having appeared billions of times a day around the world.
Republicans Plan to Push Back Against Net Neutrality in 2015
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Human rights, Internet, Law, Mass media, Obama, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 27 days ago - rt.com
Republicans in Congress say they plan to oppose any efforts by the Federal Communications Commission to install net-neutrality rules that demand internet service providers treat all online traffic equally.
Cops Crack Down on Anti-Police Internet Threats
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Internet, Police, Social networks, USA )

Ray
- 31 days ago - rt.com
Anti-police social media postings have spawned a wave of arrests across the United States in recent days, after the double murder of two New York Police Department officers on Saturday was revealed to be predated by an ominous internet threat.
Muslim Charities Lose Govt Grants, Accused of âEUR~ExtremistâEUR(TM) Links
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Internet, Police, Politics, Protest, Social networks, Terrorism, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 37 days ago - rt.com
Two Muslim charities have lost their government grants following allegations of links to Islamic extremist activities.
WHY PRIVACY MATTERS
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, internet, society, safety, freedoms )

Monka
- 44 days ago - ted.com
Why you need to care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything you need to hide."
Anti-Social Network: Health Risks of Love-Hate Friends
Offbeat  (tags: technology, friendship, health, internet, Anti-social network )

Ray
- 56 days ago - bbc.com
Around half of our acquaintances may be "frenemies" - and they could have a surprising impact on your psychology and physical well-being, says David Robson.
#YesAllWomen: NYC Actress Walks 10 Hrs to Study Street Harassment, Gets Over 100 Catcalls
Offbeat  (tags: Hate crimes, Human rights, Internet, Sex, Social networks, USA )

Ray
- 90 days ago - rt.com
A young woman silently walked around New York City for 10 hours, secretly videoing the catcalls, street harassment and creepy men she encountered. She experienced an instance of verbal harassment at least once every six minutes for nearly half the day.
Internet Trolls Face Up to Two Years in Jail Under New Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Trolls, Internet, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 99 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Internet trolls could face up to two years in jail under new laws, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said.
The Death of the Weekly Supermarket Shop
Offbeat  (tags: business, Internet, Shopping )

Ray
- 112 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"I tend to avoid the big stores as there's so much choice and they're very busy," says Gaynor Francis, a 37-year-old working mum of two. She does an online shop once a month, which she supplements with weekly top-up shops,
14 Facts That Prove Animals Are Winning
Offbeat  (tags: GREAT NEWS, education, activists, safety, internet, law, media, news, humans, interesting, GoodNews, rescued, conservation, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalcruelty, prevention, Body-Mind-Spirit, CoolStuff, environment, pictures, pets )

Kelly
- 202 days ago - peta.org
I looked at the page and it is so incredibly encouraging. Please keep and share with your friends and read when feeling, "WHY AM I DOING THIS ????" or "AM I EVEN DOING ANY GOOD" or "DO SIGNING PETITIONS EVEN WORK" lastly "DO TWEETSTORMS REALLY WORK".
Oxford Dictionaries: Demise of the Printed Editions?
Offbeat  (tags: Digital Age, Internet, Technology, Oxford English Dictionary, OUP )

Ray
- 219 days ago - bbc.co.uk
TV show Countdown has announced that its "Dictionary Corner" will use the online version of the Oxford Dictionary of English instead of the printed version. Does this spell the beginning of the end of the printed dictionary in the digital age?
 

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