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Offbeat  (tags: QUIZ, Which animal best understands you, off-beat, funny, goodnews, humor, interesting, pictures, world, animals, CoolStuff, study, Quiz unusual )

- 692 days ago -
Take funny personality test: Which animal best understands you, deep down?
Monsanto: Stop Ignoring Roundup's Dangers
Offbeat  (tags: environment, investigation, study, climate change )

- 892 days ago -
Monsanto has lied over and over and said that the product is perfectly safe. Yet independent research has found the chemical is creating herbicide-resistant superweeds, making a species of butterfly extinct, and disrupting normal human body functions.
Video: Jon Stewart Eviscerates Republicans' Logic During Gun Violence Hearings
Offbeat  (tags: safety, risks, research, protection, society, study, prevention, health, constitution, americans, usa, performance, humor, news )

- 1026 days ago -
Stewart revisits Wednesday's four-hour carnival of conservative contradictions.
Video:There Might Be Starving People In Africa, But What About The Cold People In Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, politics, world, usa, society, Refugees&Relief, food, death, diet, nutrition, safety, science, risks, study, prevention, protection, unusual, arts, performance, interesting, off-beat, children, cultur )

- 1085 days ago -
You've probably seen those commercials on TV around the holidays that ask for donations to developing nations-- they inundate you with sad, starving children in hopeless conditions. This video turns that angle of charity guilt-sploitation on its head & m
Picture of Cute Animals Help People Concentrate
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, dogs, research, study, discovery, concentration, Hiroshima University )

- 1155 days ago -
Looking at pitctures of cute animals helps people concentrate, researchers at Hiroshima University have discovered.
NASA to Cooperate in Va. Bird Study - UPI.Com
Offbeat  (tags: investigation, birds, study, interesting, news, unusual )

- 1263 days ago -
NASA says it is joining with The Nature Conservancy in a study of global rainfall and its effects on migratory bird habitats on the Eastern Shore of Virginia
What Do Killer Whales Eat in the Arctic?
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, world, science, nature, oceans, healthconditions, habitat, environment, animals, endangered, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animals, conservation, environment, endangered, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife, whales, protection, study, science, scient )

- 1395 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Jan. 29, 2012) -- Killer whales (Orcinus orca) are the top marine predator, wherever they are found, and seem to eat everything from schools of small fish to large baleen whales, over twice their own size. The increase in hunting territories
Birds Have to Learn Nest-Building
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, study, nest, learn )

- 1518 days ago -
Nest-building by birds is not an instinctive skill but rather something they learn and improve upon with experience, Scottish researchers say.
Hot Sun in Saudi Arabian Desert to Test Limits of Solar Power
Offbeat  (tags: energy, study, environment, solar power, Saudi Arabia, limit, Japan, University of Tokyo, test, Sharp Corp. )

- 1597 days ago -
Can solar cells powered by the sun of the Saudi Arabian desert take the place of a nuclear power plant? That's what the University of Tokyo and Sharp Corp. hope to learn with the construction of an experimental solar power system in the kingdom.
Peace Corps Volunteers Made the First Interactive CD on Kenyan Sign Language
Offbeat  (tags: Peace Corps, sign language, Kenyan Sign Language, KSL, interactive CD, fun, study )

- 1653 days ago -
This is fun ! Please visit the link and see for it yourself. I wish there's the one for Japanese Sign Language learners like myself...
Human Studies Might Benefit Zoo Animals
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, humans, education, health, humans, news, goodnews, study, research, scientists, interesting, humans, health, discovery, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, goodnews, GoodNews, humans, habitat, wildanimals, health, humans, animals, interesting )

- 1694 days ago -
Research on third shift workers is helping zoo's better care for their nocternal primate's.
The Mystery of Flavorless Airplane Food Solved
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, air travel, airplanes, food, study, technology )

- 1733 days ago -
Scientists decided to study why food served on airplanes seems to flavorless and hit upon one consistent issue: the noise levels....
Bonobos Are Smarter Than You Think
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, habitat, wildanimals, interesting, research, scientists, study, funny, off-beat, unusual )

- 1742 days ago -
Can these animals actually understand English?
Offbeat  (tags: research, science, interesting, society, news, education, animals, animalwelfare, environment, GoodNews, suffering, humans, society, discovery, research, study, scientists, wildlife, humans, interesting, society, news )

- 1771 days ago -
Scientists are seeing evidence of higher mental abilities in a wider range of animals.

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