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Share Your Horrifying (and Hilarious!) Pet-Sitting Stories
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, sitting, stories, funny, horrifying, humans )

- 411 days ago -
The Daily Beast wants you to share your horrifyingly hilarious pet-sitting stories! Do it for the dog/cat/fish you were sitting. Or better yet, do it for the animal's owner.
The Story That Brings Forth Your Light ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: teleseminar, Luisah Teish, stories, tragedy, life, story telling, empowerment, art )

- 427 days ago -
A free teleseminar event. Learning the skills of the storyteller helps you to create new guiding myths for your life. It helps you understand how to change the narration - and the destination - of your life path.
DreamKeeper   video
Offbeat  (tags: Native American, American Indian, Legends, stories, movie, powwow )

- 663 days ago -
This is a wonderful movie that brings in many human life issues in a story line that revolves around a family, a Grandfather, son, and grandson. Interspersed are various Nations Native American stories all done with some good computer work. Enjoy! Part 1
20 Most Impressive Instances of Roommate Revenge
Offbeat  (tags: Roommate, Revenge, Humor, stories, instances )

- 1190 days ago -
Not everyone loves their roommate, especially in college, when you may not even be able to choose the person you're living with.Roommate hatred can sometimes get a little out of control, and many roommates decide to take out their revenge................
Top 10 Failed Apocalyptic Predictions
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- 1424 days ago -
This is a list of predictions about the end of the world which, clearly, never came true. For the sake of fairness I have included five predictions based on religious beliefs, and five based on science or pseudo-science.
10 Pulitzer Winners Everyone Should Own
Offbeat  (tags: Classics, Books, Literature, Pulitzer Prize, Stories )

- 1471 days ago -
If you want to bone up on classics from all eras, explore some great stories, or just look smarter when people come over to visit, add these volumes to your bookshelf.
100 Best Travel Books Ever Written
Offbeat  (tags: Travel, Books, Biblio, Stories, Reading )

- 1514 days ago -
Whether you're reading them for school or just for fun, you'll find some great stories in these books. Read on to find the 100 best travel books ever written.
Some of the Most Amazing Dogs in History
Offbeat  (tags: famous dogs, amazing, history, stories, devotion )

- 1604 days ago -
People seem to have always bonded with famous dogs whether they are in a movie or an ad campaign. Some dogs are famous for other reasons that often touch the heart in ways that couldn't be imagined.
Amazing Stories. Shoko Tendo, Growing Up as the Daughter of a Yakuza Mob Boss.
Offbeat  (tags: Off-beat, Women, scape, Yakuza, Japan, past, mafia, tattoo, irezumi, life, stories, violence, mother, children )

- 1667 days ago -
When she was 6, she opened the door to find a gangster dripping blood. He was clutching a box for her dad, which contained the finger he'd just hacked off his own hand. "The man was my dad's underling who'd done something wrong," she says.
Pit Bull Makes Headlines for Tripping Woman
Offbeat  (tags: pit bulls, maligned, tripping woman, headlines, stories, newspaper )

- 1690 days ago -
Earlier this week, The News Courier had the opportunity to print the words "pit bull" and "bite" in the same sentence ... although no one was actually bitten. Here's the story: Donna Wheat was walking her two small dogs who began a Napolean-esque
"My Grandmother Says"....a Story of Snow Leopards
Offbeat  (tags: garndmother, stories, saving, snow leopards, endangered )

- 1717 days ago -
A few years ago after I returned from a trek in the Mustang region of western Nepal with a wonderful guide, Binod Rana, he introduced me to his brother, Dipak. Dipak was doing community work
Dangerous Animals Keep Tourists in Australia on Their Toes
Offbeat  (tags: humour, tourists, australians, australian dangerous animals, stories )

- 1717 days ago -
THE mad bat of the Town of 1770 was the tipping point. Until then I had been successful in reassuring my brother-in-law that he would not be sent back to England's green and pleasant land in a coffin, the victim of an unfortunate encounter with Australia
Animal Magic: The Wildlife Discoveries of 2009 -VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: animal magic, 2009 year, headlines, stories, wildlife, discoveries )

- 1736 days ago -
From a new species of giant rat to ants that took over the world, 2009 was a good year for new animal discoveries. It was a year for all creatures great, with the mating ritual of the humpback whale filmed for the first time and the unearthing of
Readers' Rescue Animal Photos (Slideshow)
Offbeat  (tags: rescue animals, family members, stories, slideshow, love, bonding, kangaroos, adoptions )

- 1747 days ago -
From a female Eastern Grey Kangaroo trapped in a sediment pond saved by a reader in Australia to a giraffe adopted at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, readers sent in photos of their rescue animals. Click through for photos of a cat found in a grocery store;
In the Blogs: Unaccountable Labs, Backyard Chickens, Canada Geese, and More
Offbeat  (tags: animals, blogs, stories, welfare, chickens, geese )

- 1798 days ago -
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