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8 Times the 'Helpers' Eased the Pain of Sad Situations in 2015.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, people, helping, 2015, kindness, uplifting, good news )

Robert
- 209 days ago - upworthy.com
There were a lot of helpers in 2015. Here are eight of them that I want to remember because they remind me of the good in the world and inspire me to do my part when I can, no matter how small, to help make the world a better place.
Copenhagen to Quebec: 14 Cities That Do Christmas Best
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, Christmas, holidays, celebrations, December 25th, travel )

Robert
- 212 days ago - cntraveler.com
Even the greatest of Grinches has to admit: These 14 cities, with their sparkle and cheer, can make the heart grow three sizes larger.
Enya - Aniron (Extended)   video
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, music, Enya, ethereal, unusual, winter )

Robert
- 214 days ago - youtube.com
A beautiful song from Enya with winter imagery. Enjoy!
How Drones See Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, weird, unusual, drones, environment, climate change, weather, photography )

Robert
- 223 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Dronstagr.am, a popular social network where photographers and videographers share aerial images, felt dronists had a role to play in highlighting environmental issues with their unique perspective.
Enya - Sumiregusa (Wild Violet)   video
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, music, Enya, beautiful, ethereal, unusual, winter )

Robert
- 236 days ago - youtube.com
A beautiful atmospheric song from her 2005 album Amarantine, with images that fit the season. Enjoy.
29 Photos Prove Getting Older Doesn't Mean Getting Less Badass.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, fun, senior citizens, New York, aging, style, pictures, elderly )

Robert
- 237 days ago - upworthy.com
New York City seniors are all dressed up and ready to shut down some myths about what it means to grow up. And just a heads-up, they're gonna make your selfies look like total amateur hour while they're at it.
This Unusual River of Ice in the Desert Looks Like Fun. But the Reason It's There Isn't So Funny.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, desert, environment, hail, climate change, strange, Middle East )

Robert
- 237 days ago - upworthy.com
The video appears to have first hit YouTube in early November and has been making its rounds on social media. There have been a lot of guesses as to what it is, ranging from a flowing sand dune to a river of quicksand.
For One World War II Veteran, a Day to Give Thanks for âEUR~One More SunriseâEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, Thanksgiving Day, war, 1944, world war 2, Dick Graff, soldier )

Robert
- 240 days ago - washingtonpost.com
On Thanksgiving in 1944, Dick Graff opened his Army-issue mess kit and took comfort in his turkey and mashed potatoes, a welcome respite from the brutal battlefront near Weisweiler, Germany.
British Soldiers Spotted in Washington DC Say They Are There to Save the US From Donald Trump
Offbeat  (tags: us, British military, offbeat, Donald Trump )

Tracy
- 272 days ago - i100.independent.co.uk
Its been 232 years since the end of the American war of independence. Since then, Britain has looked on as its former colony grew to becoming the dominant global superpower.
Autumn Is Gorgeous in England and the U.S., But There's One Big Difference Between the Two. Can You Spot It?
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, weather, Autumn, fall, USA, seasons, England, UK, nature )

Robert
- 279 days ago - upworthy.com
While English autumns may seem like they look exactly like autumn in North America, there's actually one (very) big difference.
It's a Hoot! Heart-Warming Video Shows Baby Owl Splashing Around in a Bird Bath
Offbeat  (tags: owl, bird, bath, video, hoot, offbeat, cute )

Scooby
- 286 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Splashing about in a bird bath - this baby owl looks to be having the time of its life.
Say Cheese! Photographer Captures Amazing Moment Curious Polar Bear Displays Its Razor Sharp Teeth as It Bites His Camera in Can
Offbeat  (tags: canada, polar bear, teeth, camera, pictures, offbeat )

Scooby
- 286 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A hi-tech camera left floating in the sea has recorded the remarkable moment a curious 1,000lb polar bear tried to see if it could be eaten.
Top 10 Facts You Didnt Know About Badgers
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, badgers, interesting, facts )

Tracy
- 290 days ago - express.co.uk
The earliest recorded use of the word badger for the animal was in 1523. Before that it was called a brock or bauson. 
Bear Grilles: Koala Survives Being Hit By Car
Offbeat  (tags: koalas, wildlife, offbeat, lucky, survival )

Tracy
- 296 days ago - news.sky.com
A lucky koala has been dubbed "Bear Grylls" after managing to survive being hit by a car travelling at more than 60mph

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