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No App for This: Croc Gulps Phone, Starts Ringing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, humor, unusual, safety, protection )

- 2675 days ago -
Officials at a Ukrainian aquarium could not believe their 14-yr old crocodile swallowed a Nokia phone until it rang! I wonder if the ring tone was 867-5209/Jenny(Ukraine version, of course)!
Charlie Sheen Was Rushed To The Hospital After Partying
Offbeat  (tags: charlie sheen, hospital, partying )

- 2675 days ago -
Charlie Sheen, who was hospitalized after partying until wee hours with women, suffered from a hiatal hernia in his stomach that caused horrible pain.
Dating Strategies for Pet Owners | Blogs About Dogs, Cats and Pets | Petside.Com
Offbeat  (tags: petowners, dating tips, fun, match making )

- 2675 days ago -
Sophisticated pet owners are investing their time, money and energy into themed-speeding dating, auditioning for reality dating shows and hiring dating coaches.
Spider Builds Life-Sized Replicas of Itself to Escape Predators
Offbeat  (tags: spiders, life style decoys, predators, survival, clever )

- 3244 days ago -
A species of spider has proved the ultimate escape artist by building full-sized decoys of itself to distract predators. It could help explain why many arachnids decorate their nests with bizarre ornaments such as prey remains, despite this making their
'Slumdog' Kids Visit Hong Kong for Charity Show
Offbeat  (tags: Slumdog Millionaire, kids, visit, Hong Kong, charity fundraiser )

- 3277 days ago -
The child stars of the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" traded the shanties of Mumbai for Hong Kong's skyscrapers Friday as they arrived for a charity fundraising performance.
Trampling Out the Vineyard
Offbeat  (tags: grapes, wine, winery, stomping grapes, wine production )

- 3495 days ago -
A great story of one woman's experience picking and then stomping grapes at a small winery where the ancient, rapidly-dying-out art is still practiced.
Gnome at Last: Stolen Garden Elf Is Returned After a 7-Month Adventure Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, off-beat, world, pictures, photos, bizarre, culture, arts, funny, odd )

- 3574 days ago -
He's been swimming with turtles off the Great Barrier Reef, scaled a glacier in New Zealand and toured the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat.
The Heaviest Man In The World Visit The Beach
Offbeat  (tags: Manuel Uribe Garza, heaviest man, medical, fat, lose weight, bizarre )

- 3573 days ago -
Manuel was able to visit the beach but it was quite difficult.
Child Murder Which Gripped Nation
Offbeat  (tags: 2008, americans, animals, arts, bizarre, business, cars, children, crime, culture, custom, design, environment, ethics, food, funny, goodnews, government, health, humans, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures, police, safe )

- 3592 days ago -
After Kate Summerscale's book The Suspicions of Mr Whicher won BBC Four's Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction, BBC News looks into the infamous killing examined in her account.
Donald Martin, 26: Attacked By Guards
Offbeat  (tags: death, jail, civil rights, attack, guards )

- 3599 days ago -
Donald Martin Jr., 26, an aspiring hip-hop artist from the South Side, had been in the jail for several months before a run-in with guards in March 2006. Martin was tapping on the wall of a holding cell. A guard ordered him to stop, and
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