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Texas Executes Man Despite Intellectual Disability, IQ of 67
Offbeat  (tags: execution, disability, Texas, USA )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - rt.com
The state of Texas executed Robert Ladd on Thursday via lethal injection, after the Supreme Court rejected arguments from the American Civil liberties Union (ACLU) that he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
It's Paul Spaniels! Three-Year-Old Cocker Spaniel Bella Becomes An Internet Hit By Performing a New Trick Every Day of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: Tricks, dog, cocker spaniel, offbeat )

Scooby
- 1 hour ago - dailymail.co.uk
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but Bella the cocker spaniel is learning a new one each day for the next year.
Update: Baby Orangutan Tastes Fruit for First Time After Being Rescued From Cruel Owner Who Kept Him Caged in Chicken Coop
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, Orangutan, fruit, chicken coop )

Scooby
- 1 hour ago - dailymail.co.uk
A baby orangutan finally has the strength to sit up and feed himself fruit after being caged in a chicken coop and fed only condensed milk for most of his short life.
âEUR~National Moral DisgraceâEUR(TM): Over 1 in 5 US Children on Food Stamps & Living in Poverty
Offbeat  (tags: children, foodstamps, moral disgrace, living in poverty )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - rt.com
Over 20 percent of US children âEUR' an estimated 16 million youths âEUR' are on food stamps, according to the latest government figures.
Asthma Diagnosis 'May Be Wrong' in One Million UK Adults
Offbeat  (tags: health care, asthma, copd, NICE, DOH, NHS, Asthma UK )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog.
US Supreme Court Delays Executions Amid Drugs Review
Offbeat  (tags: Supreme Court, Execution, delays, Drugs review )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The US Supreme Court has postponed the executions of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in the procedures is cruel.
Dubai Busiest Airport In The World
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, airport, Dubai, London Heathrow )

Angela
- 21 hours ago - dbtechno.com
London Heathrow airport is no longer considered the busiest in the world. After decades as the worldâEUR(TM)s busiest airport that distinction now goes to Dubai International.
Museum's 'Dippy' Dinosaur Makes Way for Blue Whale
Offbeat  (tags: Natural History Museum, blue whale, animals, dinosaur )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the dinosaur and moving in a blue whale.
Police Given New Guidance to Combat Rape 'Myths'
Offbeat  (tags: police, CPS, Rape, new guidance )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Advice to police in England and Wales clarifying the circumstances in which a person can consent to sex has been given by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Eating Your Veggies Just Might Not Be Cruelty Free
Offbeat  (tags: humans, off-beat, vegan, vegetarian, vegetables, interesting, study, unusual, odd )

Kamia
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
New research from the University of Missouri finds that the vegetables in your salad bowl arenâEUR(TM)t exactly happy. They can actually hear themselves being eaten and mount a defense against the attack. So what's a herbivore to do?
Sheep Herded to Create Australian Flag - Very Interesting Video!
Offbeat  (tags: food, sheep, food, farmer, australian flag )

Angela
- 1 day ago - msn.com
An Australian farmer uses the lure of food to herd sheep into the shape of the national flag. Roselle Chen reports.
BudweiserâEUR(TM)s Highly Anticipated and Adorable âEUR~Lost DogâEUR(TM) Super Bowl Ad Has Finally Been Released
Offbeat  (tags: ads, super bowl, puppy, clydesdale, budweiser, 2015 )

Pami
- 1 day ago - ijreview.com
The Super Bowl just wouldnâEUR(TM)t be the same without its iconic commercials,back by popular demand, this rambunctious puppy returns to center stage and sure to steal millions of viewers hearts along the way. One minute video
   

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