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'The Hobbit' Anniversary: What Inspired J.R.R. Tolkien's Iconic Book?
Offbeat  (tags: Hobbit, Tolkien, Birthday! )

David
- 6 hours ago - newsweek.com
80 years ago, 21 Sept 1937, The Hobbit was first published.......
What If You Were An Oak Tree?
Offbeat  (tags: quiz, oak tree, environment, humans, society )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - natureconservancy.ca
Quiz
The 15 Most Peaceful Countries in the World âEUR" In Honor of International Peace Day
Offbeat  (tags: peaceful countries, international peace day, nations, news, world, humans )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - globalcitizen.org
September 21st is celebrated around the world as International Peace Day. Amidst a turbulent year of conflict and rising international tensions, today marks a time when people across all nations can come together in support of humanityâEUR(TM)s ultimate goal
Rescue Cat Grew Up With This Boy, and When His New Sister Was Born...   video
Offbeat  (tags: street cat, rescued, boy, girl, family cat, awesome-pawsome kitty video! )

Barb
- 11 hours ago - youtube.com
This looks like another "aww" video, I know. But if you follow the channel you know that's it's not about the "aww" - it can't be. there is a story behind the cuteness of it all, so thanks for reading this.
Hurricane Leaves 15 Dead in Dominica - PM
Offbeat  (tags: Hurricane, Dominica, Caribbean )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
At least 15 dead and 20 missing on Dominica after Hurricane Maria, the Caribbean island's prime minister says
Sea Turtles Appear to Be Bouncing Back Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, world, protection, populations, animals, environment, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - nytimes.com
with adequate protection, even small populations of turtles have a chance of survival.
Singapore Airport Worker Swapped Hundreds Of Luggage Tags On Passengers Bags.
Offbeat  (tags: Singapore Airport, Passengers, Luggage Tags, Airport Worker, Baggage Handler )

Derek
- 15 hours ago - l.facebook.com
The airport handles 70,000 bags a day, according to its website, and flew nearly 59 million passengers to 380 destinations in 2016.
The Artist Who Never Spoke....An Article About Becoming The Change 9/21/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Artist, Unusual Artist, Artist With Down Syndrone, Mute Artist, culture, interesting, pictures, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 16 hours ago - dailygood.org
Judith ScottâEUR(TM)s sculptures look like oversized cocoons or nests. They begin with regular objects -- a chair, a wire hanger, an umbrella, or even a shopping cart. Judith had Down Syndrome and could not speak.
Mexico Earthquake as It Struck
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Mother Nature, Mexico )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 220 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. Residents describe the moment the earthquake struck.
Mexico Quake: Where Buildings Collapsed
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Destruction, Mexico )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Rescue workers are searching for survivors after a devastating earthquake hit central Mexico killing more than 220 people. The 7.1 magnitude quake brought down dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City,including a school, leaving many children dead
Europol and Brexit: Will UK Retain Access to EU Intelligence Sharing?
Offbeat  (tags: Europol, Brexit, Intelligence Sharing, UK, EU )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK government's "future partnership" paper made a strong case for "a bespoke relationship with Europol" after the UK leaves the European Union.
   

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