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The Many Uses of Cat Tongues
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, cat tongues, cleaning, hurts )

Barb
- 27 days ago - catster.com
Cat tongues aren't just for eating and drinking water (and even how they drink is fascinating!). Here are the cool ways your cat uses his tongue.
Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes   video
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, humans, society, loss, off-beat )

MmAway
- 21 days ago - youtu.be
Anyone having a loss this did help me. Still does.
90-Year-Old Czech Grandma Turns Small Village Into Her Art Gallery By Hand-Painting Flowers On Its Houses
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, goodnews, humans, pictures, unusual )

Katka
- 15 days ago - boredpanda.com
One 90-year-old resident of Louka, Czech Republic, spends every spring and summer adorning window and door frames with majestic designs.
VIDEO: Plenty of Snuggles for Passengers on JapanâEUR(TM)s First Cat Train
Offbeat  (tags: japan, cat train, passengers, animals, cats, culture, interesting, unusual, photos, society, world )

Lone
- 28 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
About 30 adoptable cats roamed freely on the train, raising awareness of the problem of stray cat culling in Japan and encouraging riders to consider bringing a feline friend or two into their homes.
What Fear Teaches Us....An Article About Becoming The Change 9/23/2017
Offbeat  (tags: TED Talk, Fear, parables, examples, proverbs, video, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual )

Fiona
- 29 days ago - dailygood.org
Powerful TED talk video by Karen Thompson Walker (with text beneath) on site. Through in the talk, we understand this German proverb: Fear makes the wolf bigger. Please note, comment, forward.
Four-Footed Help in Post-Hurricane Clean-Up (VIDEO)   video
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Puerto Rico, hurricane damage, clean-up, dog )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - facebook.com
Here's a dog who wants to do his share!
Fabulous Friday The 13th Supestition List
Offbeat  (tags: friday 13th, Superstitions, Sun Times, London, Everywhere, World, bizarre, culture, funny, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 9 days ago - thesun.co.uk
Considering Friday the 13th as unlucky dates back for hundreds of years, with the tradition said to have begun in the Middle Ages or even Biblical times. Here is the fabulous big list of all actions to avoid.
Should Endangered Languages Be Preserved
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Languages, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Cantalan, Bengali, culture, health, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual )

Fiona
- 10 days ago - aeon.co
2010 saw the death of Boa Senior, the last living speaker of Aka-Bo, a tribal language native to the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. I am trying ot learn an endangered language spoken by only 80,000 people.
Toronto Bank Branch Closed After Raccoon Family Moves in, Damages the Place
Offbeat  (tags: racoons, canada, bank, toronto, animals, business, humans, unusual, world )

Lone
- 22 days ago - cbc.ca
Canada's largest bank says a family of raccoons is responsible for shutting down a branch in Toronto's west end.
I Normally DonâEUR(TM)t Care for TV Commercials, But This Is Easily the Best One IâEUR(TM)Ve Ever Seen VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: Commercial, Shangri-La hotels, clip, animals, environment, humans, interesting, unusual, world )

Lone
- 16 days ago - luxurylifenews.com
The story behind this commercial by Shangri-La Hotels is just incredible. The clip starts with a man facing difficult winter conditions in the wilderness somewhere. He looks in serious danger because he is not able to get any warmth
Getting To Cleveland...An Article About Becoming The Change 10/7/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Gratitude, Attitude of Gratitude, Cleveland, Interview, G. K. Chesterton, bizarre, humans, interesting, news, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 15 days ago - dailygood.org
"I think that gratitude is a profound choice. It is not just something that some people do. There is a way to look at life." Seth Godin This article is about how gratitude effects our lives.
Insane Asylums: Are They Really Haunted?
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, interesting, unusual, odd, off-beat )

Annie
- 9 days ago - hubpages.com
"For eight years I was an inmate in a state asylum for the insane. During those years I passed through such unbearable terror that I deteriorated into a wild, frightened creature intent only on survival. And I survived. I was raped by orderlies, gnawed on
The Science Of Curiosity...An Article About Becoming The Change 9/25/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Mario Livio, astrophysicist, Curiosity, Science, Book, society, unusual )

Fiona
- 27 days ago - dailygood.org
Curiosity is a fundamental human trait. Everyone is curious. Site contains interview with Mario Livio, Astrophysicist and Author. We would not be sitting in front of computers if curiosity was not a trait of humans.
Baby Elephant Approaches Man, His Next Move Will Have You Rolling On The Floor VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, animals, humans, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 11 days ago - gladwire.com
This man was sitting on the ground at an elephant sanctuary near Chiang Mai, Thailand, when a baby elephant came right up to him without hesitation.
Why Do Cats Love Trees?   video
Offbeat  (tags: Cat video, About Cats and Trees, Why do cats love trees, animals, bizarre, cats, funny, unusual )

Fiona
- 22 days ago - youtube.com
There will be a cat video on Caturday in Fiona's News. This is the first one. Enjoy. If you can answer the question in the title of the video, from the video, please share with me and other Care 2 members as a comment.
 

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