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Australia Dust Storm Turns Sky Over Sydney Deadly Red
Offbeat  (tags: australia, dust storms, sydney, red dust, weather )

- 3069 days ago -
An outback dust storm has swept across eastern Australia, shrouding Sydney in a dramatic red glow. It's also been wreaking havoc, disrupting transport and placing health authorities on alert for widespread respiratory illness. International flights
Wallabies Getting High in Poppy Fields
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Australia, wallaby, bizarre, odd, unusual, environment, wildlife )

- 3161 days ago -
AUSTRALIA. Tasmanian wallabies are forcing their way into poppy paddocks and getting "high as a kite".
Stoned Wallabies Creating Crop Circles - Telegraph
Offbeat  (tags: animals, farms, opium, agriculture, australia, crop circles )

- 3156 days ago -
Wallabies have been creating crop circles in Australia after getting as "high as a kite" from eating legally grown opium poppy fields.
Baby Pythons Escape During Flight in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Stimsons pythons, snakes, plane, Qantas )

- 3228 days ago -
MELBOURNE, Australia - Four baby Stimson's Pythons escaped from a container aboard a passenger plane in Australia, leading to a search that forced the cancellation of two flights, the airline said Thursday.
Tasmania's Wombat Poo Paper a Hit
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, wombat poo, paper, animals, financial crisis )

- 3228 days ago -
Wombat droppings are helping an industrial city in Australia fight the effects of the global financial crisis.
Terra Preta De Indio
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, CO2emissions, nature, unusual )

- 3226 days ago -
"What we do in the next two to three years will determine our future. This is the defining moment."
6 Old Wives' Tales Busted!--Wise Answers to Old Wives' Tales
Offbeat  (tags: safety, society, study, treatment, prevention, women, research, interesting, healthcare, health, environment, ethics, food, Body-Mind-Spirit, culture, unusual, off-beat, bizarre, odd, culture )

- 3226 days ago -
Can cracking your knuckles cause arthritis? Does reading in low light hurt your eyes? When you drop food on the floor, can you eat it if you follow the "5-second rule?" We asked the experts to give us the facts behind the most popular (and persistent) he
Welcome to Adelaide, Home of the Grotty Hindley St McDonalds - Australia
Offbeat  (tags: australia, sa, south australia, adelaide, mcdonalds, filth, garbage, trash, gross )

- 3230 days ago -
ADELAIDE has found itself in the international spotlight this week - not for our fine wine or weird murders, but for a filthy McDonald's on the city's nightclub strip. Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have now reeled at a video taken at the McDon
Speak, Fragrance
Offbeat  (tags: animals, unusual )

- 3242 days ago -
What is your favourite fragrance and what does it say to, or about you?
Whatever Floats Your Duck
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, goodnews, amusing )

- 3242 days ago -
Wildlife gardening is a bit of an oxymoron. Who's to say that wildlife always prefers wilderness? (second article on page)
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