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Rare British Guiana Stamp Sets Record at New York Auction
Offbeat  (tags: Auction, Sotheby's, Stamp, British Guiana, New York, USA )

Ray
- 95 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A very rare 19th Century postage stamp from a former British colony in South America has sold for a record $9.5m (£5.6m) at auction in New York. It took only two minutes for the British Guiana one-cent magenta stamp to be sold to an anonymous bidder,
Ruins on New York's Abandoned Island Reclaimed By Nature
Offbeat  (tags: Ruins, Nature, Abandoned island, New York, USA )

Ray
- 123 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It's one of New York's best kept secrets. Lying in plain sight of the city is an island which no one has inhabited for more than 50 years.
Going Down To The River   video
Offbeat  (tags: Doug Seegers, musician, homeless, Nashville, Magnus Carlson, Jill Johnson, New York, talented, Sweden )

Dandelion
- 192 days ago - youtube.com
Doug Seegers is a homeless street musician born in New York who lives in Nashville. A truly talented musician that deserves to get a roof over his head. Help him become famous by spreading the word and purchasing the song he wrote. The link is below.
Sapling From Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree Soon To Come To 9/11 Memorial
Offbeat  (tags: anne frank, chestnut tree, sapling, new york, 9/11 memorial, interesting )

Tamara
- 545 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
One of the saplings from the chestnut tree that stood as a symbol of hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam will soon have a permanent home at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site.
Pictures: Arrival of 2012 Around the World!
Offbeat  (tags: New Years, London, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney, worldinteresting, culture, humans, pictures, photos, world, performance )

Lindsey
- 994 days ago - bbc.co.uk
From Sydney to Hong Kong, New York to London, check out the wonderful pictures of the world welcoming the new year. PHOTOS.
New York City From Lego Bricks
Offbeat  (tags: art, lego, amazing, new york, pictures, video, youtube )

Nikola
- 1340 days ago - bored-night.com
Model of New York City built from Legos at Legoland California in Carlsbad, CA.
Kidnapped Baby Carlina White Reunited With Parents 23 Years Later
Offbeat  (tags: : bridgeport connecticut, carl tyson, carlina renae white, carlina white, georgia, harlem hospital, joy white, kidnapped baby reunited with parents, national news, nejdra nance, new york, new york city, news, news and politics )

Judy
- 1341 days ago - aolnews.com
A 23-year-old woman who was snatched from a New York City hospital as a 3-week-old infant has been reunited with her parents after tracking down baby pictures of herself on a missing children's website.
Giant Solar Peace Sign Sculpture Made From of 80 Metal Oil Barrels
Offbeat  (tags: New York, Art, Go Green )

Ben
- 1362 days ago - inhabitat.com
Far out! This giant solar peace sign made of 80 metal oil barrels is bringing eco art to a groovy new level. Artist Fred George designed the sculpture to "sound a global alarm of our crisis of consumption" and call attention to our need for greener...
Happy Meal 'Has No Mould After 6 Months'
Offbeat  (tags: mcdonalds, happy meal, mould, new york, months, burger, fries )

Merissa
- 1438 days ago - news.ninemsn.com.au
A New York woman who purchased a McDonalds Happy Meal six months ago says the uneaten burger and fries are in as good shape as they were the day she bought them.
Two NYC Carriage Horses Free at Last
Offbeat  (tags: new york, horse advocates, two carriage horses, retired, sanctuary )

Simone
- 1485 days ago - all-creatures.org
Free at Last: On Saturday, August 28, 2010 we received word that two NYC carriage horses have been retired and are now happily residing at a sanctuary in Suffolk County. We want to express our appreciation to everyone who played a part in this joyous
NYC Couple: Cops Have Wrong Address -- Again
Offbeat  (tags: New York, police, 50 times, wrong address )

Tonya
- 1646 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
An elderly Brooklyn couple say they're tired of hearing the phrase, "Police! Open up!"
Call Girl Natalia:
Offbeat  (tags: prostitute, 2000 a hour, high class escort, New York )

Lone
- 1652 days ago - bild.de
Some people work for $2,000 dollars a month. Natalie McLennan earned that in one hour as a high class escort in New York.
The Skyline, Where Eagles Roam
Offbeat  (tags: bald eagles, sighting, wildlife, nesting, new york, skyline, wild animals )

Simone
- 1653 days ago - nytimes.com
Most strikingly, perhaps, bald eagles -- those powerful symbols of American strength and solitude -- have been making forays into Manhattan, that isle of iniquity off America's eastern shore. They make their winter nests up the Hudson River, then
Teen Drove Into Ditch, Vanished as Parents Searched
Offbeat  (tags: teen, missing, New York, police )

Tonya
- 1707 days ago - cnn.com
It was the last day of classes, and Brandon Swanson, a 19-year-old freshman at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, was celebrating with his friends
Spanish Anti-Bullfighting Protestors Strip Off in New York
Offbeat  (tags: spanish anti bullfighintg, protestors, stripping, naked, new york, bull torture )

Simone
- 1744 days ago - typicallyspanish.com
Members of 'Equanimal' held a demonstration by the famous bull on Wall Street Spanish anti-bullfighting activists have held a demonstration by the famous Charging Bull statue on Wall Street said to represent financial prosperity in New York .
 

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