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United Front: Breasts Without the Airbrush
Offbeat  (tags: women, world, society, interesting )

Marty
- 11 days ago - theguardian.com
The shocking thing about Laura Dodsworth's pictures of 100 women's breasts isn't the flesh on show, or the many shapes and sizes, but the realisation that images of unairbrushed, non-uniform breasts seem to be so rare. "We see images of breasts everywhere
Sanctions Can Give a Major Boost to Reindeer Meat Industry in Siberia
Offbeat  (tags: government, interesting, society )

Marty
- 26 days ago - siberiantimes.com
With US and European meat disappearing from supermarkets in Russia, there is an opportunity for domestic producers to fill gaps in the market.
Dolphin Adopts Calf of Another Species
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, wildlife )

Marty
- 28 days ago - grindtv.com
Bottlenose dolphin is spotted caring for and even nursing baby common dolphin off New Zealand, in a rare case of cross-species adoption
Robin Williams Dead -- Commits Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: humans, unusual, news, society, sad, actor )

Marty
- 37 days ago - tmz.com
According to the Marin County Sheriff's Office ... authorities found William's body inside his home. They say he was found unresponsive.
Investigate the 2012 Death of Mr. Darren Rainey - Petition
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, humans, crime, society, police, abuse )

Marty
- 39 days ago - change.org
On June 23, 2012 Darren Rainey, a 50-year-old mentally ill state prison inmate in Miami-Dade County, died after guards responded to his defecating in his cell by locking him into a 180-degree shower for two hours--at which point his skin was separating
Victorian Strangeness: The Great Balloon Riot of 1864
Offbeat  (tags: history, bizarre, odd, humans )

Marty
- 39 days ago - bbc.com
Europe's largest balloon festival is staged this weekend in Bristol. We trust there'll be no repeat of the scenes in Leicester in 1864. Author Jeremy Clay tells the little-known tale of Britain's balloon riot.
Large Crater Appears at the 'End of the World'
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, unusual )

Marty
- 54 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The striking puncture in the earth is believed to be up to 80 metres wide but its depth is not estimated yet. A scientific team has been sent to investigate the hole and is due to arrive at the scene on Wednesday.
China 'Admits' Trading in Tiger Skins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, ethics, environment )

Marty
- 58 days ago - bbc.com
China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species.
The Cornish Beaches Where Lego Keeps Washing Up
Offbeat  (tags: odd, environment, interesting )

Marty
- 58 days ago - bbc.com
A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and t
Yellowstone's Roads Just Melted
Offbeat  (tags: environment, unusual, interesting )

Marty
- 60 days ago - disinfo.com
Severe melting roads in Yellowstone National Park causes road closures. The park sits on a volcano caldera (a depression in the ground created by the collapse of land after a volcanic eruption)
 
 
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