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Poachers in Africa Have a New Enemy: Math | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, news )

- 42 minutes ago -
We need all the help we can get.
Protect Sea Animals From Deadly 'Ghost Gear'
Offbeat  (tags: 5-8th June, PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS THAT DIVE, T THANX, ecosystems, conservation, endangered, healthconditions, pollution, protection, wildlife, world, water, nature, oceans, humans, habitat, environment, safety, sadness, world )

- 3 hours ago -
For this World Oceans Day we need you to buddy up with friends between 5-8th June and find ghost gear at your local beach or dive spot.
TTIP: MEPs in New EU-US Trade Controversy Over Courts
Offbeat  (tags: TTIP, MEP'S, EU, USA )

- 4 hours ago -
Euro MPs have called for transparent and public handling of trade disputes with the US, but they have softened their stance on much-criticised commercial courts.
Why Are MPs Banned From Clapping?
Offbeat  (tags: Rules, Clapping, MP's, House of Commons, UK )

- 5 hours ago -
Britain's Parliament has some pretty bizarre rules - as the new intake of SNP MPs found out when they were given a stern warning for clapping during the Queen's Speech debate. So why is applause banned in the Commons?
Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty After Veto-Override
Offbeat  (tags: death penalty, abolished, Nebraska, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
The US state of Nebraska has abolished the death penalty after a veto-override was passed through its legislature.
Florida to Change Rules on Mentally Ill Prisoners After Reports of Death, Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Health, Human rights, Law, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
Prisons in Florida are to change the way they treat inmates with mental disorders as the result of a settlement with a statewide disability advocacy group.The legal action was prompted by reports of abuse at Dade Correctional Institution.
âEUR<Clinton Foundation Received $50,000-$100,000 in Donations From FIFA
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Scandal, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
FIFA's corruption scandal has cast its shadow over the Clintons. It has emerged that the Clinton Foundation received at least $50,000 and as much as $100,000 from the football governing body.
EPA Wants âEUR~Pesticide-Free ZonesâEUR(TM) to Curb Honeybee Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Animals, Ecology, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
Regulators in the United States are generating a buzz by proposing new rules that would establish temporary pesticide-free zones as part of an effort to reverse the rampant die-off of commercial honeybees.
EPA Unveils New Regulations to Protect US Waters From Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Ecology, Health, Law, Politics, Science, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new rule intended to curb pollution in the nationâEUR(TM)s waterways. ItâEUR(TM)s also meant to clarify just which waters the EPA can regulate inside the United States.
'Hallelujah!' Blair's Resignation as Middle East Peace Envoy Prompts Internet Celebration
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Internet, Middle East, Politics, UN )

- 5 hours ago -
When Tony Blair resigned as Middle East peace envoy for the Quartet group on Wednesday, the internet applauded. From sarcastic tweets to satirical videos, the web rejoiced in his departure and speculated on why he was stepping down.
Live Anthrax Shipped Across States, to S. Korea By Accident âEUR" Pentagon
Offbeat  (tags: Health, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
The Pentagon says that live anthrax was inadvertently shipped across state lines from a military lab in Utah to nine other states and a military base in South Korea. However, a Department of Defense spokesperson says the public is not at risk.
A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop - The Monsanto Years   video
Offbeat  (tags: Promise of the Real, Monsanto, Starbucks, Neil Young, Willie Nelson, anti GMO )

- 6 hours ago -
Neil Young new anti-GMO song and video. The video was recorded with Promise of the Real a band featuring Lukas and Micah Nelson sons of Willie Nelson.
Stupid Pet Experiment: Which Items From the Wastebasket Do My Cats Like Best? | Catster
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, trash, wastebasket, for fun, silly )

- 7 hours ago -
My cats love to steal wastebasket bits; science will show us which items they prefer -- or don't.
5 Tips to Being the Best Possible Cat-Shelter Volunteer
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, volunteers )

- 7 hours ago -
If you're inspired to help cats, consider these things for an effective volunteer experience.
Tiny Kitten Would Like Her Bottle Back. Right Meow.
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, food )

- 7 hours ago -
Has a waiter ever tried to take your plate away before you were done eating, and you were like, "WAIT NO NO NO STOP?" Food is sacred.
You'Ve Never Seen Birds Dance Like This, It's Hilarious! 4374 Views
Offbeat  (tags: birds dancing, birds, mate, dances, animals, bizarre, funny, humor, interesting, off-beat, performance, world, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
Watch these birds try to attract a mate by performing some of the most side-splitting dances you will ever see!
Beauty Without Bunnies: Search for Cruelty-Free Cosmetics, Personal-Care Products, and More
Offbeat  (tags: searchable database of companies, Availability by Country, Companies That Do Test on Animals, Companies Working for Regulatory Change, Frequently Asked Questions, activists, interesting, GoodNews, safety, women, education, family, ethics, animalcruelty )

- 12 hours ago -
Welcome to the searchable database of companies that do and that don't test their products on animals! You can search by company name or browse by product type. There are more than 1,700 cruelty-free companies in our database, including The Body Shop,
Scientists Find That Conspiracy Theorists Will Pretty Much Believe Anything You Tell Them
Offbeat  (tags: Conspiracy Theorists, Social Media, Half-Baked, Urban Legends, Pseudoscience, Quackery )

- 12 hours ago -
"NASA faked the moon landings, HIV was made by the government, and Elvis ain't dead." Believe it or not.
Questionable\Fraudulent Petition Sites
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU SIGN AND SUPPORT, ! animals, protection, sadness, suffering, pets, investigation, activists, safety, dishonesty, corruption, world, ROMAINAN OWNER, interesting, pets )

- 13 hours ago -
*all six of these sites are ran by the same con men who pretend to care for animals but only care about making money with their ads and by harvesting your email and contact info. BEWARE/BE SMART IT DOES INCLUDE VALID SITES
Seal Suffers Horrific Injuries in An Apparent Shark Attack and Is Too Terrified to Get Back in the Water
Offbeat  (tags: Seal, shark, attack, scared, water, Sydney )

- 14 hours ago -
Horrific photographs has emerged of the moment a lone seal seeks shelter after being a victim of a shark attack.

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