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Anatomy of a Miracle: How Captain Chesley Sullenberger's Skill Saved 155 Lives
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- 1918 days ago -
The last out was Captain Sullenberger after walking twice the length of the cabin to ensure no one was inside ~ too sweet to miss ~
Weird Al' Amish Paradise   video
Offbeat  (tags: Weird, Al's, Amish, Paradise, Music, Video, environment, garden, food, eco-friendly, healthy, sustainable, water )

- 2106 days ago -
I never wear buttons but I do wear a hat...
Before It's Time...
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, endangered, nature, oceans, weather, water, environment )

- 2107 days ago -
However, millions more have been able to see on the Internet ( the moment when the huge ice wall more than 50 meters long collapsed, making a tremendous noise amid shouts and applause from the people present.
Offbeat  (tags: rescue, dog, ice, water )

- 2218 days ago -
A dog is safe and back with its family after falling into Eastman Lake. Tracey the golden retriever was on a walk with her owners when she went out onto the lake and fell through the ice. She was trapped 50-feet from the shore. Her owner called 9-1-1 and
Algae to Blame for Red Rivers in China
Offbeat  (tags: humans, nature, pollution, water, china, health, humans, investigation, news )

- 2246 days ago -
"An algae bloom, not chemical pollution, was to blame for red and foamy water in parts of a major river system in central China, environmental officials said Thursday." (AP)
Let Them Eat Cake, If They Can Find It
Offbeat  (tags: food, walking, healthy, water, unusual, society, off-beat, interesting, news, odd, bizarre, culture, funny, design, custom, humor, usa, humans )

- 2251 days ago -
Maryland, which already has jousting as its official sport, is considering adopting something called the Smith Island Cake as its official dessert. Seriously, you can read about it.Official desserts aren't unusual. Florida has key lime pie, seen in the
Deer Caught 1 1/2 Miles From Shore
Offbeat  (tags: deer, odd, bizarre, ocean, water, nature )

- 2257 days ago -
Two fishermen coming across a deer 1 1/2 miles off the Maryland coast. They pulled the exhausted deer aboard and took him to the nearest shore, where they left him barely able to stand, promising to come kill him on the opening day of hunting season. (Rea
Lawmakers Seek to Redraw Tenn. Border to Access Water
Offbeat  (tags: Lawmakers, ClimateChange, water, environment, politics, law, state )

- 2265 days ago -
A couple of state lawmakers want to annex a piece of Tennessee to get more water for Georgia. State Sen. David Shafer (R-Duluth) and state Rep. Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell) on Wednesday introduced companion resolutions to stake a claim on a one-mile....
New ERA at Hand
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bali, carbonemissions, ClimateChange, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, energy, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, science, water, whales, weather, world, abuse, americans, congress, constitution, cover-up, corruption, health )

- 2312 days ago -
The New ERA is at hand starting in old Euriope. The netherlands and hopping fast to the USA. Please stay reading your own newspapers. First the your newspapers will be surported.
Tap Water Comes Third in Water Test
Offbeat  (tags: water, sommeliers, bizarre, funny, humor, interesting, news, off-beat, unusual, weird )

- 2315 days ago -
In a blind taste test, tap water came third beating some water brands that costs $100 per litre.
Signing and Thinking...   video
Offbeat  (tags: video, humor, humans, safety, petitions, science, water, environment )

- 2320 days ago -
Is Dihydrogen Monoxide hazardous? Do we look like that?....
What If Everybody in the United States Flushed the Toilet at the Same Time?
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, offbeat, toilet, water, sewer, science )

- 2344 days ago -
Nov. 19 was World Toilet Day - Since as far as we could find out -- no one's ever tried it before -- we can't say for certain exactly what would happen. But we can take a pretty good guess: It would be ugly. sewer systems across the country would fail
Conservation International: Season's Greenings Gift Catalog
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, protection, oceans, pollution, habitat, globalwarming, destruction, world, trees, water, whales, gifts.internet )

- 2350 days ago -
When you give your friends and family alternative gifts through Conservation International this holiday season,you help to curb climate change,stop the deforestation of habitats worldwide, save species from extinction ..and you show them you really care>>
Alaska Woman Survives 19 Hours Afloat in Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: oceans, water, humans, risk, women, lucky, shipwreck, drown, fishing )

- 2374 days ago -
A 49-year-old woman held onto a water container to stay afloat for 19 hours until she was rescued from choppy ocean waters just over 1.5 kilometres off Maui. A fishing charter boat spotted her in the water Friday morning and rescued her. Lucky her!
Make Potable Water With a String, Bottle and a Lighter
Offbeat  (tags: survial, wilderness, emergency, water, potable water, thirst )

- 2403 days ago -
DIY MacGyver style emergency survival, for when you are lost in the wilderness, or when everything goes to hell. Lord knows there will still be old bottles around.

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