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Which Season Are You?
Offbeat  (tags: summer, winter, fall, spring, seasons, quiz )

Barb
- 183 days ago - ba-bamail.com
From summer to winter, fall to spring, we divide the natural world because we too are divided. Some of us run cool while others hot. Some find comfort in things that others would find annoying.
How to Light the Night This Summer and Create a Truly Magical Garden
Offbeat  (tags: gardens, summer, lights, great gatsby )

Scooby
- 422 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
ThereâEUR(TM)s a line in The Great Gatsby which seems to capture perfectly a summer garden party. âEUR~In his blue gardens, men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.âEUR(TM)
Wild in the City: Cheeky Chipmunks Gorge on SummerâEUR(TM)s Bounty
Offbeat  (tags: chipmunks, summer, insects, mushrooms, rodent, animals, environment, interesting, off-beat, photos, wildlife )

Lone
- 428 days ago - thestar.com
This time of year, chipmunks can feast on a seasonal smorgasbord including insects, mushrooms and wild berries, but thereâEUR(TM)s a big downside to being a small rodent.
VIDEO - Puppy Pool 'Pawty' Makes Us Wish Summer Could Last Just a Little Longer
Offbeat  (tags: summer, pool party, animals, dogs, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 765 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The dog days of summer might be nearing an end, but that doesn't mean it's time to cancel the pool parties just yet -- or should be say "pool pawties"?
Natural Swimming Holes
Offbeat  (tags: environment, summer, swimming, natural pools, recreation )

Nancy
- 859 days ago - local.msn.com
Whether you're looking to cool off from the summer heat or want to soak up the warmth of mineral hot springs, these natural swimming holes fit the bill. Here are 20 of nature's most inviting places to take a dip.
Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: baby, hot car, parents, suffering, death, video, education, humans, sad, summer )

Giana
- 1129 days ago - trutv.com
This heartwrenching video shows how such a scenario can unfold, and how quickly a small child can lose consciousness and die when left alone in a hot vehicle. And, the film reminds us, it's not just drunks and junkies who are susceptible.
Wolves Munch Watermelons to Beat the Heat: Photos
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, watermelons, summer, hot, beautiful )

Giana
- 1160 days ago - news.discovery.com
Even gray wolves like to cool off in the summer with juicy watermelons, as long as those melons are stuffed with pig ears, cheese and dog biscuits.
What to Do When You See A Dog in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, can die, summer, not fun for them, bake to death, sadness, suffering, protection, pets, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, dogs, rescued, GoodNews, safety, prevention, tr )

Kelly
- 1209 days ago - care2.com
Most of us are all too familiar with the feeling of dread that comes upon us when we pass by the window of a car and realize that a dog has been left inside on a hot day. What should I do? Do I break the window? Do I call the police?
Summer Is When Mother Nature Presents the Fruits of Her Spring Labour
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, photos, summer )

CherAWAY
- 1546 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Buoyed by warm weather and longer spells of sunshine, wildlife is abundant and provides the potential for some great shots
Compete With the Screen: Outdoor Activities for Your Kids This Summer
Offbeat  (tags: children, activities, summer, outdoors, environment )

CherAWAY
- 1554 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Remember the good old days when you used to spend every single summer day running around outdoors? And remember when you used to cringe because your parents mentioned the 'good old days'?
Summer and Freedom
Offbeat  (tags: summer, freedom, rejected dairy calves, dairy industry, rescued, sanctuary )

Simone
- 1843 days ago - all-creatures.org
Two years ago, Freedom and Summer arrived to the sanctuary. They were only a few days old and had already suffered immensely at the hands of humans. As "discards" of the dairy industry, these two male calves were sent to auction at only a few days old.
Local Officials Saying No To Restarting Nuclear Reactors
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear crisis, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, nuclear reactors, No, local governments, Japan, fear, safety, safety standards, risks, TEPCO, KEPCO, Yonden, Kyuden, summer, electricity )

Naoko
- 1932 days ago - asahi.com
By the time summer temperatures peak in August across Japan, only 14 of the nation's 54 nuclear reactors will be churning out electricity to cope with demand, due to the effects of the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
Protect Your Animals - and Yourself This Summer
Offbeat  (tags: summer, heat, hot cars, dogs deaths, suffering, protection )

Simone
- 1938 days ago - animallawcoalition.com
Don't leave your dog in a car on a hot day! How many times have we heard that?
Harvesting and Using Herbs
Offbeat  (tags: herbs, harvesting, using, summer, recipes )

Merissa
- 2225 days ago - nwnews.com
Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy herbs fresh from your garden. Whether you have pots on the deck or a whole backyard, all you need to produce abundant harvests is a few starter plants or packets of seed plants, some soil, adequate water, and . . .
6 Classic Summer Drinks
Offbeat  (tags: summer, drinks, temperature, humidity, coolers, cocktails )

Merissa
- 2229 days ago - mnn.com
As the temperature climbs and the humidity rises, summer coolers and cocktails are a tasty way to defeat the heat.
 

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