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'Disaster Tourism' Industry Spends Big to Pretend Human Misery Is Fun
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, weird, vacation, disaster tourism )

- 677 days ago -
If there was ever something so offbeat "disaster tourism"...the idea of re-creating disasters for vacation offbeat.....except their other story about "Poverty Porn" vacations which we've seen discussed elsewhere on care2.
Naked Mole Rat Named 'Vertebrate of the Year'
Offbeat  (tags: naked mole rat, award, humans, weird, unusual )

- 693 days ago -
Famed as the world's longest-living rodent, the wrinkly faced naked mole rat has won Science Magazine's Vertebrate of the Year award, confirming that the contest is based on more than just looks.
A Holiday Crime Buffet
Offbeat  (tags: Thanksgiving, crime, people, society, culture, weird )

- 724 days ago -
Really crazy things people did on Thanksgiving!
Dog "Liberty" Brings Home Human Leg
Offbeat  (tags: dog, human leg, Washington, weird, bizarre )

- 743 days ago -
The search is on for more human remains on the Nisqually Reservation in Washington State after a dog brought a severed human leg back home to his 93-year-old master on November 6, 2013. Fearing arrest, the man hid it from police for three days.
Alien-Like Creature Actually a Toad With a Big Appetite
Offbeat  (tags: animals, toads, bats, Peru, strange, weird )

- 793 days ago -
Park ranger in Peru captures rare and comical image showing a cane toad after a bat had flown into its mouth, leaving only the wings and tail visible
Frog Sitting On A Bench Like A Human (FUNNY VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: frog, sitting, human, funny, weird, bizarre, unusual, wildlife, funny, animals, odd, off-beat )

- 1310 days ago -
The video of this bullfrog sitting on a bench like a human has become one of the most shared and viewed videos on YouTube in recent days, perhaps because ... well, because, just look at this thing.
"Breading Cats" Is the Lastest Web Photo Fad
Offbeat  (tags: cats, breading, bread, strange, weird, funny, animals, bizarre, humor, interesting, off-beat, odd, pets, photos, pictures, unusual )

- 1388 days ago -
I think this is kind of bizarre, and not that funny...but it is interesting. Meet breading - the latest Internet fad that's part LOLcats, part baked goods. It's simple: Cat owners poke a hole into a slice of bread and push their pet's head through it.
Pet Plastic Surgery Gains Popularity
Offbeat  (tags: plastic surgery, insurance companies, payouts, pets, cosmetic surgery, weird, bizarre )

- 1554 days ago -
Ever consider putting your pet under the knife? From silicone testicles to nose jobs, cosmetic surgery for pets is on the rise in some regions of the world.
New Chinese Trend Involves Dyeing Dogs to Look Like Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: weird, dogs, dyed colors, dyed resembling wild animals, chinese trend )

- 1599 days ago -
A recent development in China involves taking ordinary dogs and dyeing their fur to make them resemble wild animals. For example, chow chows have dyed black and white to resemble pandas, while retrievers have been dyed to resemble tiger
The Weirdest Things People Are Willing To Bet On
Offbeat  (tags: weird, offbeat, entertainment, people )

- 1634 days ago -
Would you believe there are infinite ways for you to win money at sporting events? You can bet on everything, from what happens at half-time to the performers' outfits.
Man Tries to Take Pony on Train
Offbeat  (tags: north wales, train lines, tickets, pony, boarding, weird )

- 1653 days ago -
The commuter arrived at the station in North Wales and tried to buy a ticket for himself and the animal for the 7.02pm service from Wrexham to Holyhead
Disturbing Fairy Tale Black and White Photos
Offbeat  (tags: weird, bizarre, photosarts )

- 1709 days ago -
There are disturbing images and suggestions of the 'gruesome nature behind fairy tales' in this artist's work. I am posting what I consider to be the least disturbing of her photographs from the exhibit titled "Fairy Tale
Photos of Some Incredible Situations
Offbeat  (tags: photos, world, fun, weird, amazing )

- 1747 days ago -
Live everyday with enjoyment.
10 Really Weird Ways People Use Facebook
Offbeat  (tags: Facebook, Weird, Internet, Online, Social Networking )

- 1829 days ago -
There are 10 really weird ways people use Facebook today, that may shock and already annoy you.

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