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Apple Should Repay Ireland 13bn Euros, European Commission Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Ireland, Apple, Ruling, European Commission )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - bbc.co.uk
Ireland should recover up to â,¬13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year investigation, it has concluded that the US firm's Irish tax benefits are illegal.
Why Do Americans Keep Thinking Their Airports Are Under Attack?
Offbeat  (tags: Air Transport, Threatening Terror Attack, USA )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - bbc.co.uk
Frightened travellers fled Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Sunday in the latest case of panic at US airports and other public gathering places. Are Americans getting jumpier about the threat of attack?
10 Curious Automobile-Related Inventions From Bygone Days - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: Automobiles, inventions )

Nelson
- 1 hour ago - listverse.com
today's cars are more or less uniform in terms of their style and features. So it is always fascinating to look back and see what might have been if the more curious automobile-related inventions of yesteryear had actually caught on.
This Glacier in Antarctica âEUR~BleedsâEUR(TM) Red Liquid | New York Post
Offbeat  (tags: Antarctica, glacier, red liquid )

Nelson
- 1 hour ago - nypost.com
What appears to be blood can be seen spilling over the snow in the extreme desert, begging the question: What on Earth happened?
When Bassist Flea Met Koko the Gorilla
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Arts, Animal, Man )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea says meeting Koko the gorilla was an experience he will never forget.
Driver Shocked To Discover Why Trash Bag In Road Was Moving
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 6 hours ago - thedodo.com
The bag was tied off in a knot, so I carefully tore a corner and looked inside," she said. "It was a puppy. And he sure was glad to see me. As soon as I opened it up, and he saw light, he just started wagging his tail. He knew he was OK. I couldn't believ
323 Reindeer Die In A Single Moment When Lightning Strikes
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 6 hours ago - thedodo.com
Reindeer tend to stay very close to each other in bad weather, so wildlife officials believe a lightning bolt rippling through the herd killed them all at once.
50,000-Year-Old Needle Found in Siberian Cave AND It Was Not Made By Homo Sapiens | Ancient Origins
Offbeat  (tags: ancient needle, Siberian cave )

Nelson
- 6 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Scientists found the sewing implement - complete with a hole for thread - during the annual summer archeological dig at an Altai Mountains cave widely believed to hold the secrets of man's origins. It appears to be still useable after 50,000 years.
Pictures of the Day: 30 August 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 30 August 2016 )

Giana
- 7 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Wonderful photos.
9-Year-Old Khloe Makes Hundres of Bags For Homeless Women VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: society, homeless, women, 9-year-old, generous )

Adeline
- 12 hours ago - facebook.com
9-year-old Khloe Thompson started Khloe Kares and makes bags full of useful items to give to homeless women.
Jethro Tull ~ Locomotive Breath   video
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, bizarre, unusual, pictures, humans, funny, odd )

MmAway
- 14 hours ago - youtu.be
Most of you will have no clue...Interesting
This Gigantic Flower Carpet in Brussels Is Made of 600,000 Blooms
Offbeat  (tags: culture, interesting, pictures, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 16 hours ago - inhabitat.com
An enormous carpet made of flowers blossomed earlier this month in Brussels Grand Place in Belgium. Filled with images of flowers, birds, and the sea, this 1000-square-meter tapestry was created to celebrate 150 years of friendship between Belgium and
Thank NASA for Making Funded Research Free to All
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, research, scientific data, scientific discovery )

Beth
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
NASA launched a new public website allowing anyone to access 831 research articles that were self-funded by the organization. The scientific data is free & may create technological innovations that could benefit all life on earth.
Colbert Skewers EpiPen Makers and Big Pharma
Offbeat  (tags: allergies, medicine, drugs, Big Pharma, greed, EpiPens, videos, humor )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
Watch the whole video - some unrelated but funny stuff at the end
Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway
Offbeat  (tags: animals, reindeer, lightning )

Nelson
- 23 hours ago - popularmechanics.com
The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in the lightning storm Fr
Zika Propaganda Is a 'Virus of the Mind'
Offbeat  (tags: healthconditions, fabricated hysteria )

Ivonne
- 23 hours ago - naturalnews.com
Zika propaganda is a 'virus of the mind' rooted in fabricated hysteria, government junk science and dark political agendas :
 

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