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New Global Climate Deal Could Hit Alaska Drilling
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska drilling., global climate deal, environment )

- 50 minutes ago -
Alaska is seeking to boost on-shore drilling in the wake of Shell's decision to abandon the Arctic, but there is significant political opposition.
Woman Amazed to See a SEAL Clamber Onto Her ROOF Using Nothing But His Flippers After She Found It on Her Doorstep
Offbeat  (tags: seal, new zealand, house, roof, rescued )

- 1 hour ago -
A woman helped to guide a seal from harmâEUR(TM)s way after the sea mammal got stuck on her roof.
Laquan McDonald Case: Obama 'Disturbed' By Dashcam Video
Offbeat  (tags: Dashcam video, Disturbing, President, Chicago, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
President Barack Obama has said he is "deeply disturbed" by a police video that shows a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times in Chicago.
A Legacy of Fry-Ups and Red Postboxes
Offbeat  (tags: Formercolony, British legacy, Commonwealth Nations )

- 3 hours ago -
The Queen has spent the past few days in Malta, where she opened a summit for the leaders of Commonwealth nations. She has soft spot for the place where she lived in the 1950s, when it was a colony.
Pictures of the Day: 1 December 2015
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 1 December 2015 )

- 3 hours ago -
Wonderful photos.
Republicans Bristle at Criticism of Planned Parenthood Rhetoric
Offbeat  (tags: Republicans, shooting, Colorado Planned Parenthood, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
Republican presidential hopefuls have denounced the Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting, but they dismiss allegations from the left that their recent condemnations of the nation's largest abortion provider may have provoked the attack.
Best Friends Develop OGO, the Hands-Free, All-Terrain Wheelchair
Offbeat  (tags: design, goodnews, humans, interesting, performance, technology )

- 7 hours ago -
An amazing thing happened when an inventor and his best friend, an athletically-inclined paraplegic, got together and decided to make getting around a bit easier. They came up with and tested a completely hands-free wheelchair. For Kevin Halsall
Cat Found on Roadside Surprises Humans With His True Fluff
Offbeat  (tags: cat, rescued, fluffy )

- 9 hours ago -
They didnâEUR(TM)t know this little kitten found on the side of the road would turn out to be a majestic fluffy cat. Meet Sir Silas and his journey from homeless to happy!
A Beautiful Dog on Death Row Gets a Second Chance at Life
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures, news )

- 9 hours ago -
Kudos to this angel and everyone who gives an animal a second chance.
Cats and Their Human Meet An Unexpected Visitor, a Wild Fox!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, fox )

- 9 hours ago -
Two cats had an unexpected visitor âEUR" a wild fox who decided to stop by the familyâEUR(TM)s yard where the cats and their human met it face to face for the first time.

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