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Crossrail: Who Wants to Work in a Tunnel?
Offbeat  (tags: Tunnels, Crossrail, Transport, London, UK )

Ray
- 2 minutes ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The £16bn Crossrail project has dug out many miles of tunnels beneath London's streets. The company has taken on thousands of unemployed people and even created a special academy to train them - but who wants a job that takes you underground?
The Horrific Hollywood Behind the Curtain [Video]
Offbeat  (tags: hollywood, crime, cover-up, evil, awareness, understanding, humans, children, crime, culture, arts, protection, world )

Evelyn
- 20 minutes ago - starshipearththebigpicture.com
Many of us have probably wondered why more savvy Hollywood folks donâEUR(TM)t spill the beans about what goes on in Tinsel Town with respect to the Illuminati and their satanic cult. I believe this video explains a lot...
See The Deer? Watch What She Does With the Dog! (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, friends, deer, dog, playing, frisky, cute video )

Angela
- 24 minutes ago - littlebudha.com
This deer thinks sheâEUR(TM)s a dog and runs with the Golden Retriever whenever they go for a walk âEUR" so it can be assumed this deer is domesticated. On this particular day, she was feeling a little frisky. I mean, a lot frisky!
Republican Candidates Descend on Iowa(But Unfortunately Don't Stay Any Longer Than They Have to)
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humor, humans, funny, odd, off-beat, bizarre, unintelligent design )

Wild
- 1 hour ago - newyorker.com
DES MOINES (The Borowitz Report)âEUR"Republican Presidential candidates descended on Iowa over the weekend, giving Iowans a rare opportunity to evaluate all thirty thousand hopefuls in one place.
Poachers Threaten Existence of Venus Flytraps in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, crime, threatened plant, Venus Flytrap )

Angela
- 2 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Four men caught skulking around a nature preserve in North Carolina earlier this month have learned all about a new state law: It's now a felony to pick a Venus flytrap in the wild. The men, ages 22 to 49, were caught with 970 of the plants and earned the
Project Blue Book: US Air Force UFO Documents Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: UFO documents, UFO investigations, Project Blue Book )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Amateur historian John Greenewald has spent nearly two decades requesting declassified information from the US government regarding UFOs.
Photo Highlights of the Day - Tuesday 27 December 2015
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, photos, pictures, off-beat, news )

Zora
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
A selection of the best photographs from around the world, including the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Viking festival on the Shetland Isles, and a polar bear taking the Tube
Auschwitz 70th Anniversary: Survivors Warn of New Crimes
Offbeat  (tags: new crimes, ww2, Holocaust, Auschwitz )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Auschwitz survivors have urged the world not to allow a repeat of the crimes of the Holocaust as they mark 70 years since the camp's liberation.
Cloud Bursting Service Claims to Guarantee a Rain-Free Wedding Day
Offbeat  (tags: rain, rain-free, cloud seeding, weather )

Beatrice
- 3 hours ago - gwob.com
A company is now claiming to resolve anxiety about rain on a wedding day âEUR" by bursting any clouds that threaten to ruin the ceremony. According to The Telegraph, for 100,000 British pounds, couples can rest easy knowing that their wedding will be
Iraq Inquiry: Chilcot to Face MPs Over Delays to Report
Offbeat  (tags: general election, iraq inquiry, mp's, politics, uk )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The head of the Iraq Inquiry is to be questioned by MPs next month about why its official report will not be published before the general election.
Holocaust Memorial Centre Announced as UK Marks Auschwitz Anniversary
Offbeat  (tags: Auschwitz, ww2, Holocaust, memorial and education centre, UK )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A new Holocaust memorial and education centre in the UK is to receive £50m from the government, Chancellor George Osborne has announced.
Families and Poor 'Hit Hardest By Tax and Spend Changes'
Offbeat  (tags: welfare benefits, poorer household, children, spending cuts, politics, UK )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.
Quorn, Going Vegan
Offbeat  (tags: quorn, going vegan )


- 5 hours ago - quorn.us
Quorn Foods is proud to introduce its first all-vegan product. The new Vegan Burger is egg-free, but still loaded with flavor and nutrition just like all of your favorite Quorn products.
This Rabbit Delivers Beer. What Can Your Pet Do? (Cute Video)
Offbeat  (tags: rabbit, cute video, tricks, trained, funny, humor, pets, unusual )

Angela
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
There is no denying rabbits are awesome, but one man has miraculously found a way to make an already fantastic creature even better. ThatâEUR(TM)s right, he trained his girlfriendâEUR(TM)s pet rabbit to deliver beer.
Jail Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino for 26 Years, Say Prosecutors
Offbeat  (tags: death, Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, shipwreck )

Angela
- 8 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
alian prosecutors have called for Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner, to serve 26 years and three months in jail for the 2012 shipwreck which left 32 people dead.
4 Types Of Multidimensional Beings...
Offbeat  (tags: world, humans, awakenning, truth, remembering you, freedoms, society )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - disclose.tv
January 26, 2015 - All beings are multi-dimensional including humans. Our problem is that we have forgotten our multi-dimensional nature and have been disconnected from much of ourselves. The variety of beings out there which you will become aware of..
A Comic Father: What I'Ve Learned About Life From My Daughter's Drawings
Offbeat  (tags: Funny, comics, daughter, father, inspiration, growing up, children, humans, interesting, pictures )

Kamia
- 21 hours ago - slate.com
Very cute and funny expose on what a young daughter's project in school taught her dad about how children see their parents. I could totally relate!
A Message to Every Intern - But Also About Life
Offbeat  (tags: intern, working, learning, humans, interesting, business, labor, society, culture, interesting )

Kamia
- 21 hours ago - mariasfarmcountrykitchen.com
From one of my favorite organic advocates, the Rodale Institute, a message on what to take away as an intern when first looking for work. I found it also a good summary of what you can learn in life, no matter your age or occupation, if you will.
Sick of Insensitive Questions About Your Adopted Kids? This Pastor Has An Answer
Offbeat  (tags: People, adoption, rudeness, racial diversity, off-beat, funny, video )

Kamia
- 21 hours ago - today.com
People tempted to blurt out a comment about an adopted child may want to think about breast augmentation first . That is the advice Jesse Butterworth, who was sick of many of the questions about his adopted daughter, recorded in this funny video.
William Gillette: Five Ways He Transformed How Sherlock Holmes Looks and Talks
Offbeat  (tags: Sherlock Holmes, William Gillette: )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A 1916 silent movie featuring Sherlock Holmes - long presumed lost - is due to have its premiere in Paris. It stars a man who changed the way we see Conan Doyle's famous sleuth forever.
Monsanto Agrochemicals Cause Genetic Damage in Soybean Workers âEUR" Study
Offbeat  (tags: healthconditions, pollution, humans, wildlife, risks, warning, GeneticEngineering, health )

Wade
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
Soybean workers exposed to the agrochemicals like glyphosate, the main component in MonsantoâEUR(TM)s âEUR~RoundupâEUR(TM) herbicide and other biocides, suffer from elevated DNA and cell damage. The exposed group exhibited an elevated level of cellular apoptosis,
Sarah Palin Stumbles, Others Rise on Iowa Stage
Offbeat  (tags: Palin, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The Sarah Palin surge may be over before it really began. The former Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential nominee made headlines last week when she said she had a "servant's
Clare's Law: 1,300 Domestic Abuse I Made
Offbeat  (tags: domestic disclosures, violence, abuse, clare's Law )

Ray
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A scheme allowing people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been used more than 1,300 times in less than a year.
Dementia 'Linked' to Common Over-the-Counter Drugs
Offbeat  (tags: health, medication, drugs, dementia )

Ray
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A study has linked commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.
Adopt A Cockroach In Honor Of Your Worthless Ex
Offbeat  (tags: ex, adopt, cockroach, scorpion, zoo, valentine's day )

Angela
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.
First-Person Clip Shows Oklahoma Cop Chasing, Gunning Down Suspect (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: shooting, blackman, cops )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Oklahoma police have released an extremely graphic body-camera video showing an officer chasing and shooting down a black man suspected of making gun threats. The first-person clip was meant to justify the copâEUR(TM)s actions, but raised controversy.
American Sniper Film 'Behind Rise in Anti-Muslim Threats'
Offbeat  (tags: Arab-American civil rights, American Sniper, anti-Muslim threats' )

Ray
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The release of the film American Sniper has led to an increase in threats against Muslims in the US, according to an Arab-American civil rights group.
Diver Gets Encased in Whale Feces While Swimming Off Coast of Dominica
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, unusual, wildlife, environment, whales, oceans, divers, off-beat, performance, pictures, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Keri Wilk and three other divers were completely surrounded by the excrement during their swim. Unfortunately for Wilk, he only uses goggles and a snorkel, which meant that some of the waste got into his eyes and mouth. 'I was soaked in it from head to to
 

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