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Japanese Tourists Flock to See Hachi, the Cat With Lucky Eyebrows
Offbeat  (tags: odd, off-beat )

- 333 days ago -
Hachi, described in the Mainichi newspaper as an employee of the shop in Mito, Ibaraki prefecture, sports two black markings above her eyes that resemble the kanji character for the number eight, considered a harbinger of good luck in Japan.
My Life in His Paws: We'Ve All Heard of Devoted Dogs. But the Tale of Ted, the Four-Legged Housekeeper and Bodyguard Who Saves H
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humans, interesting, goodnews, odd, health, safety, pets )

Hanna May
- 337 days ago -
Waking in the middle of the night, IâEUR(TM)m horrified to realise I canâEUR(TM)t breathe or move. My throat is contracting and I canâEUR(TM)t shout for help. IâEUR(TM)m scared witless. I know I donâEUR(TM)t have much time left.
Why Do Dogs Turn Around Multiple Times Before Lying Down?
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, dogs, off-beat, odd, interesting )

Hanna May
- 338 days ago -
IâEUR(TM)ve had dogs my entire lifeâEUR¦ small, large, purebred, mixed breed, rescues, male and female. While they all have a variety of personalities and behaviors, there is one thing every dog has done without any trainingâEUR¦ turned around many times
A Handmade Palace of Pebbles
Offbeat  (tags: design, coolstuff, interesting, unusual, bizarre, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures )

Hanna May
- 338 days ago -
When French postman Ferdinand Cheval walked his route, he would collect pebbles and put them in his wheelbarrow, taking them home with him.
Wolf Species Have âEUR~Howling DialectsâEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: howling, wolves, odd, interesting, wildlife, news )

Hanna May
- 341 days ago -
Largest quantitative study of howling, and first to use machine learning, defines different howl types and finds that wolves use these types more or less depending on their species, resembling a howling dialect. Researchers say findings could help
8 Times Dogs And Cats Saved Lives Like It Was No Big Deal
Offbeat  (tags: safety, off-beat, odd, animals, pets, interesting, news, unusual )

Hanna May
- 342 days ago -
8 Stories of pets saving their owners.
VIDEO: Man Captures Video of Lightning Strike Mere Feet Away
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, odd, bizarre, lightning, lake, frightening, safety )

- 345 days ago -
That is just too darn close for comfort!
Horrified Cabbies Pick Up 'GHOST PASSENGERS' in Area Devastated By 2011 Japan Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, ghosts, March 2011 earthquake, ghost passenger, Phantom Fare, Ishinomaki Japan, odd, off-beat )

- 347 days ago -
There is still a strong belief in ghosts in Japan. At least seven taxi drivers in Ishinomaki, north-east Japan, have reported experiencing a 'phantom fare' in the wake of the devastating 2011 tsunami and earthquake
Smart Pig Solves Block Puzzle In Under One Minute (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: PIGS, animals, bizarre, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, unusual )

Hanna May
- 348 days ago -
Moritz, an extraordinary pig from Germany, solves a block puzzle in under a minute, making you rethink everything you think you know about pigs and your own puzzle-solving panache!
10 Times Your Dog Said I Love You And You Totally Missed It
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, humans, photos, funny )

Hanna May
- 351 days ago -
Have you ever wondered if some simple little act has a deeper meaning that you may be missing? Here are ten attempts your dog made at expressing his love, but sadly, you didnâEUR(TM)t notice. Poor pup
Tanu the Hybrid Raccoon-Dog Captures Hearts as Internet Sensation
Offbeat  (tags: raccoon, internet, unusual, interesting, off-beat, odd, animals, bizarre, humor, photos, wildlife )

Hanna May
- 354 days ago -
Goodbye Grumpy Cat - your paws have been relegated back to the kitty box right now, because Tanu has taken over the Internet. According to WgnTv, an alleged rarely seen cross breed animal between a dog and a raccoon has viewers following the quirky
Bloodhound Accidentally Runs Entire Half Marathon & Raises Money For Children
Offbeat  (tags: dog, unusual, interesting, off-beat, odd, pets, bizarre, funny, humor, news )

Hanna May
- 354 days ago -
With a population of around 400, Elkmont, Alabama doesnâEUR(TM)t exactly have many strangers. Most neighbors are quite familiar with one another, and many are acquainted with Ludivine the Bloodhound, who frequently makes her rounds through the town.
This Tree Church Is Spectacular
Offbeat  (tags: environment, trees, humans, habitat, unusual, pictures, odd, off-beat, bizarre, interesting )

Hanna May
- 355 days ago -
I have no doubt in my mind that this church, made entirely out of living trees, is unlike anything you've ever seen before. This inspiring structure was created by Barry Cox, combining the two things he loves most - trees and church.
100-Year-Old Miami Woman Wakes Up With Exotic Animal Resting on Her Chest
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, odd, off-beat, humans, animals, wildlife, interesting, news, pictures )

Hanna May
- 355 days ago -
The woman screamed out in terror as the frightened animal ran away and hid in the attic of the home, According to Carlos Aquaras, he received a panicky call at 2:00 a.m. from his mother-in-law and rushed over to her home. A live-in caregiver answered

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