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Dubai: Pet Taxi 'Beats Public Transport Ban'
Offbeat  (tags: Transport, Animals, Public, Pets Taxi's, Dubai )

Ray
- 222 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A pet taxi service in Dubai is proving a popular way of getting around a ban on animals travelling on public transport, it appears.
Toddler Given $2,500 Ticket For Peeing In Front Yard! (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: police officer, ticketed, three-yr-old, urinating, public, child, video )

Barb
- 769 days ago - aol.com
A three-year-old from Oklahoma didn't want to pee his pants when he had to go, so he dropped them and urinated in his front yard. That's when a police officer in his town drove up and handed his mother a ticket for $2,500.
HSUS Undercover Investigation Reveals Dead Tigers, Safety Threats at Oklahoma's GW Exotic Animal Park
Offbeat  (tags: humane society undercover investigation , GW exotic animal park tiger deaths, dangerous, public )

Simone
- 943 days ago - humanesociety.org
The Humane Society of the United States has released the results of an undercover investigation into an Oklahoma exotic animal park, where an investigator recorded tiger deaths, unwarranted breeding and dangerous incidents involving children and adults
Can You Tell What It Is Made Of?
Offbeat  (tags: art, offbeat, strange, public, sculpture, Amazing )

Nikola
- 1395 days ago - boredborg.com
You won't believe it, but you'll see at the end.
Billboards Hope To Save Horses From Being Slaughtered
Offbeat  (tags: billboad campaign, stop slaughtering horses, awarness, public, cruelty, horse welfare )

Simone
- 1442 days ago - baltimore.cbslocal.com
At least 100,000 horses each year are taken from the United States to be slaughtered. But a local campaign is hoping to change that.
Should Societal Values Be Considered When Placing Animals on the Endangered Species List?
Offbeat  (tags: public, humans, grey wolves, surival, endangered species act, protection )

Simone
- 1470 days ago - treehugger.com
Though the US Fish & Wildlife Service is tasked with placing animals on the Endangered Species List based on "the best scientific and commercial data available" when it comes to the gray wolf in the northern Rockies, important social science data on how
Whale Watching Industry Should Pay Whalers to Stop Whaling
Offbeat  (tags: whale watching, conservationalists, public, protection, whaling )

Simone
- 1559 days ago - wildlifeextra.com.au
Conservationists would save more whales from the harpoon if the whale-watching public and industry were willing to pay a levy that could be used to persuade those countries currently engaged in whaling to stop, says Queensland green economist Associate
The BLM Tries to Lull Calico Mustang Observers Into Complacency
Offbeat  (tags: BLM, liars, horse destroyers, public, mustang observers, complancency )

Simone
- 1701 days ago - examiner.com
For the last 11 days, the BLM has been trying to make it seem that there is nothing we need to know about the captive wild horses form the Calico Mountains who are currently being held in a closed door feedlot in Fallon, Nevada. Day after day, since
BLM's Closed Meeting Stance Fosters Mistrust
Offbeat  (tags: BLM, public land, issues, discussions, conservation groups, wild horses, public, barred, closed meetings, mistrust )

Simone
- 1755 days ago - powelltribune.com
When meetings concern public land issues, it's hard to make an argument for why citizens should be barred from such meetings. Yet over the last few months, that is exactly what U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials have been doing -- trying to argue
More States May Ban Public Release of 911 Calls
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, respect, privacy, 911 calls, ban, public )

Lady
- 1757 days ago - denverpost.com
Because of situations like Casey's, lawmakers in Alabama, Ohio and Wisconsin are deciding whether to bar the public release of 911 calls.Missouri, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wyoming already keep such recordings private. But generally, most states
Naked Man on Rooftop Arrested in Santa Ana
Offbeat  (tags: naked man, masturbating, arrested, rooftop, sexual act, public, crime )

Tonya
- 1784 days ago - ktla.com
Authorities have arrested a man accused of standing naked on a rooftop in Santa Ana and masturbating in front of motorists on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway
Shaming Undermines Justice
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, crime, signs, public, news )

Lone
- 1856 days ago - blogs.usatoday.com
Across the country, judges and prosecutors and jailers are freelancing by imposing their own brands of retributive justice: forcing people to wear humiliating clothing, parade in public and even sleep in doghouses. The punishments are wildly
What We'Ve Lost
Offbeat  (tags: money, government, media, public, banking, finance )

Eduardo
- 2256 days ago - latimes.com
Money, sure, but also trust -- in both the government and the media. It may be the first in which the public's loss of faith in banking and finance was exacerbated by a simultaneous collapse of confidence in both government and the news media.
Wikipedia Founder Used His Website to Dump His Lover - and SHE Used EBay to Get Revenge | the Daily Mail
Offbeat  (tags: relationship, odd, bizarre, public, undignified, wikipedia, jimmy wales, eBay, rachel marsden, clothes, dump )

Ceci
- 2480 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales got a cyber slap in the face after he used his own online encyclopedia site to dump his lover. TV pundit Rachel Marsden responded with the Internet-age equivalent of throwing his clothes out on the street - she put his
Superhero Science? Zombie Studies? Colleges Offer Offbeat Courses
Offbeat  (tags: education, college, university, public, private, offbeat, superhero, superpowers, zombie, garbage )

Jean
- 2598 days ago - foxnews.com
In the hallowed halls of some of America's most elite (and expensive) educational institutions, students are taking classes in subjects like garbage, superpowers, zombies. The offbeat offerings appear on rosters of public, private colleges of all stripes
 

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