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RIP Walter Eagle Tail
Offbeat  (tags: Walter Eagle Tail, hot dog eating contest, 4th of July, South Dakota, tragedy )

- 10 hours ago -
A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death.
After Car Stalls, Driver Finds Giant Snake Under the Hood
Offbeat  (tags: car, stalling, hood, giant snake, python )

- 9 hours ago -
A woman's car suddenly stalled. A good Samaritan pulled over to help, but when he opened the hood of the car he didn't find a dead battery. Instead, he found a very much living 9-foot, 20-pound python..
DogTV Keeps Man's Best Friend Entertained
Offbeat  (tags: Dog TV, animals, culture, dogs, environment, humans, pets, society )

- 5 hours ago -
Feeling guilty for leaving your pups home alone? If so, then Dog TV may be the solution for you.
Toronto Zoo Sloth Joins Pantheon of World Cup Animal Oracles
Offbeat  (tags: World Cup, toronto, sloth, animal oracles )

- 1 day ago -
In these times of great consequence, when the pride of nations hangs in the balance and nothing can be counted as certain, where do we turn for comfort, for a glimmer of a hint of how it will end? To Bob the Sloth, of course.
The World's Wackiest Hotels
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, photos, unusual, travel, world, culture, off-beat )

- 1 day ago -
some strange places to sleep!
This Man Saved 669 Lives In The Holocaust
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews )

- 4 hours ago -
We need more shares of stories that show the miracles worked through the milk of human kindness. Be the miracle!
Salvation Army
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews )

- 1 day ago -
Go to
Gardening: Join Sir David Attenborough in the Big Butterfly Count
Offbeat  (tags: butterflies, Sir David Attenborough, gardening, meadow, butterfly count )

- 8 hours ago -
In the run-up to the world's largest butterfly survey, Butterfly Conservation president Sir David Attenborough reflects on how important these creatures are to our gardens and wildlife.
Top 10 Islands in Europe
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, travel, Europe, photos, pictures, islands )

- 2 hours ago -
Readers Choice Awards
The Mystery of India's Unrecorded Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Deaths, Unrecorded, WHO, India )

- 8 hours ago -
There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's thought half are not registered - so there is a lot of missing information about what people die of.
Chicago Police: Gun Laws Blamed for Weekend Killings
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Laws, USA )

- 7 hours ago -
Chicago's police chief has blamed weak gun laws after a string of shootings over the holiday weekend that killed at least nine and injured dozens.

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