START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

Offbeat

Officials Had to Use A Snowplow to Reclaim a Bridge in Iowa Swarmed By Mayflies
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, odd, insects, environment, unusual )

Connie
- 1 hour ago - smithsonianmag.com
Mayflies can be messy...at least they do not bite!
Can People Learn to Curb Their Chocolate Cravings?
Offbeat  (tags: chocolate, cravings, addiction )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - bbc.co.uk
Can you really cut your cravings for chocolate by pretending to eat it? Michael Mosley has been finding out.
Earth: Seven Reason To Love Lions
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Lions )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - bbc.com
Lions are big. Lions are impressive. Lions are also threatened by hunters and habitat loss. So here are seven reasons why we should celebrate their existence.
I-Wonder:What Does It Take to Unearth a Footballing Genius?
Offbeat  (tags: sport, football /Soccer, footballing genius )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
"I think I have found you a genius." This was the simple telegram sent by Belfast-based scout Bob Bishop to Manchester United manager Matt Busby after watching a 15-year-old George Best play.
Super Hero the Hydro Cat Uses His Powers to Keep Going
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, catster's Monday Miracle, hydrocephalus, Super Hero, awesome-pawsome pics )

Barb
- 3 hours ago - catster.com
Born with hydrocephalus, Super Hero defies the odds by celebrating his second birthday.
The Daily Cute: Swing Into August
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures )

Christeen
- 4 hours ago - parade.com
More cuteness.
Is This the Ghost of Anne Boleyn? Visitor to Beheaded Queen's Childhood Home Spots Ghoulish Hand in a Castle Corridor
Offbeat  (tags: Anne Boleyn, ghost, castle, hever, kent, england, uk, history, haunted, paeranormal )

Scooby
- 4 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A tourist who visited the childhood home of beheaded queen Anne Boleyn has captured a creepy image of what he claims is her ghost stalking the corridors.
5 Yr. Old Girl Saves Mother and Baby Brother After Horrific Car Crash
Offbeat  (tags: children, humans, health, safety, bravery, problem-solving )

Dianne
- 4 hours ago - metronews.ca
Lexi, a 5 yr. old girl, climbed a 40 ft. embankment in bare feet, to save the lives of her mother and brother. Her Mom had nodded off at the wheel before the car went over the edge and smashed into a tree.
Slideshow
Offbeat  (tags: pictures )

Donna
- 7 hours ago - 9and10news.com
Just a few of the pictures from storms that hit all around us on 8-2-2015. Pretty intense but some very cool cloud formations, no tornados just severe thunderstorms.
Alan Parsons ~ If You Believe   video
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, society, environment, goodnews )

MmAWAY
- 18 hours ago - youtu.be
Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Me
Alan Parsons: Siren Song Thought I   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, unusual, society, humans )

MmAWAY
- 18 hours ago - youtu.be
Thought I did this before!
Obama's Clean Energy Plan Expected to Boost Renewables
Offbeat  (tags: clean energy, Politics, Obama's Plan, energy, CO2emissions, pollution, protection, destruction, ecosystems, nature )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Over six hundred coal fired power stations across the US face restrictions under White House plans
Nightmare Scenario - Waking Up Under Anaesthesia
Offbeat  (tags: Health Care, Operations, Anaesthesia, Hospitals, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The vast majority of patients who have general anaesthetics in hospital do so without a problem.
Sugar: Can We Trust Industry?
Offbeat  (tags: sugar, diet, nutrition, health, food )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Imagine a kilo of sugar - the large bag that you might buy in a supermarket.It's a lot, isn't it? But that's exactly how much sugar the average adult consumes in a fortnight. Teenagers have even more.
BBC Play:Whose Lion Is It Anyway?
Offbeat  (tags: lion, quiz, symbolise strength )

Ray
- 1 day ago - play.bbc.co.uk
Lions have come to symbolise strength and power. This makes them a favoured element of sporting emblems, particularly in football. How many of these lions can you identify?
Cilla Black, Singer and TV Star, Dies in Spain Aged 72
Offbeat  (tags: entertainment, TV host, Singer, Cilla Black, Liverpool, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Cilla Black performing Anyone Who Had a Heart in 1969,Singer and TV star Cilla Black, who enjoyed a 50-year showbusiness career, has died aged 72, her agent has said.
JapanâEUR(TM)s âEUR~SacredâEUR(TM) Rice Farmers Brace for Pacific Trade DealâEUR(TM)s Death Sentence
Offbeat  (tags: society, world, ethics )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
In small wet rice fields, or suiden, across Japan, farmers don rubber boots to slosh through the fields and check their plantings. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in tropical Hawaii, negotiators are in the final stages of talks on the Trans-Pacific
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in Offbeat

1. John Pierce   40 notes,
  100% popular

2. Patty Kappmeyer   23 notes,
  100% popular

3. Anna Roga   10 notes,
  100% popular

4. donna m.   8 notes,
  100% popular

5. Ingo Schreiner   8 notes,
  100% popular

6. Evelyn B.   7 notes,
  100% popular

7. Miriam O.   6 notes,
  100% popular

8. VĂ©ronique L.   6 notes,
  100% popular

9. Laurel B.   6 notes,
  100% popular

10. Teresa W.   5 notes,
  100% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae C. 690
Natasha Salgado on holidays 585
Darren Woolsey 376
Nancy W. 206
Ljiljana Milic 195

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.
site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!