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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
- 18 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.
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
- 6 hours 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.
Texas Executes Man Despite Intellectual Disability, IQ of 67
Offbeat  (tags: execution, disability, Texas, USA )

Ray
- 6 hours 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.
Museum's 'Dippy' Dinosaur Makes Way for Blue Whale
Offbeat  (tags: Natural History Museum, blue whale, animals, dinosaur )

Ray
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
Asthma Diagnosis 'May Be Wrong' in One Million UK Adults
Offbeat  (tags: health care, asthma, copd, NICE, DOH, NHS, Asthma UK )

Ray
- 18 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.
Bushmeat Crisis in the Amazon: Taste for Endangered Wild Animals in South American Cities Threatens Jungle Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: Brazilian, am on, bushmeat, endangered )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Alarming evidence has revealed that Brazilian city dwellers are regularly dining on endangered animals
Dubai Busiest Airport In The World
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, airport, Dubai, London Heathrow )

Angela
- 1 day 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.
US Supreme Court Delays Executions Amid Drugs Review
Offbeat  (tags: Supreme Court, Execution, delays, Drugs review )

Ray
- 18 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.
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
- 6 hours 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.
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
Animal Photos of the Week: 30 January 2015
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pictures, photos, wildlife, pets )

Cher
- 1 hour ago - telegraph.co.uk
All creatures great and small in our ever popular animal gallery. 30 Jan 2015
The Week in Wildlife âEUR" in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, pictures, photos, wildlife )

Cher
- 52 minutes ago - theguardian.com
A playful baby elephant and an uncomfortably close view of a crocodileâEUR(TM)s jaws are included in this weekâEUR(TM)s round-up of the best images from the natural world
Homeless Man Who Refused To Leave His Dog During Below-Zero Temperatures Gets Shelter For Pup
Offbeat  (tags: good news, homeless man, dog, freezing temperatures )

Angela
- 50 minutes ago - huffingtonpost.com
Even in frigid weather conditions, this homeless man wouldn't leave his beloved best friend. On a night when the temperature had dipped below zero, and encouraged Holland to go to an overnight shelter. The 53-year-old, who is fiercely attached to his dog
Typewriter Artist - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, unusual, humans, design, arts )

Rebecca
- 48 minutes ago - youtube.com
An extraordinary man with a severe disability creates incredible works of art using a typewriter.
Bear Lady' of North Carolina May Have Been Killed By Bear She Was Famous for Feeding as Authorities Find Her Savaged Remains in
Offbeat  (tags: bear lady, bears, death, north carolina )

Angela
- 38 minutes ago - dailymail.co.uk
A woman known as North Carolina's 'Bear Lady' may have been killed by a bear. The remains of Kay Grayson, 67, were found in a well-known bear path just 100 yards from her isolated home in Tyrrell County on Monday.
   

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