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Florida Man Kills His Daughter and Her Six Children
Offbeat  (tags: shooting, family, Florida, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police have said.
Murder 'Comes Naturally' to Chimpanzees
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, study, chimpanzees, border control )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A major study suggests that killing among chimpanzees results from normal competition, not human interference.
Borowitz Report(Royal Pain Report)- Queen Accepts Scotland's Apology
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humor, culture )

Wild
- 21 hours ago - newyorker.com
In the aftermath of Scotland's no vote in the referendum on becoming an independent country, Queen Elizabeth II, of Great Britain, took to the airwaves on Friday morning to inform the people of Scotland that she "graciously and wholeheartedly" accepted
Luka Magnotta Trial's Full Jury Selected
Offbeat  (tags: crime, unusual, Luka Magnotta, jury, trial, Jun Lin, murder, kittens, animal abuse )

Dale
- 6 hours ago - cbc.ca
A full jury has been selected for the trial of Luka Magnotta after four new jurors were added today. Magnotta faces multiple charges, including first-degree murder, in connection with the slaying of Concordia University student Jun Lin.
7 of the World's Most Unusual Churches
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, pictures, photos, society, interesting, culture, travel )

Connie
- 1 day ago - cntraveler.com
definitely worth a look
Scottish Referendum: Scotland Votes 'No' to Independence
Offbeat  (tags: independence, Scottish referendum, Great Britain, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence.
Sigmund Freud: The Phrases You Use Without Realising It
Offbeat  (tags: language, words, phrases, Sigmund Freud )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
It's 75 years since the death of Sigmund Freud, and the words and phrases he popularised are deeply ingrained in popular culture and everyday language. How did Freudian jargon become so widespread?
Cape Town Pro-Gay Mosque Opens in South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: gay rightsculture, mosque, Muslim community, South Africa )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A Muslim academic has opened a gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats and fierce criticism from parts of the local Muslim community.
Blood Types
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humor, blood types, conversation, personality, Japan, culture )

Naoko
- 12 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Ah, the ketsueki-gata (blood type) conversation. We've all been there. You're having a chat with Japanese friends or coworkers when someone suddenly wants to know your blood group.
Japanese Researchers' Banana Peel Study Wins Ig Nobel Award
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, discovery, interesting, off-beat, humor )

Naoko
- 11 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
A team of Japanese scientists earned the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for detailing the hazards of stepping on a banana peel in their paper titled "Frictional Coefficient under Banana Skin."
Amazing Self-Driving Stained Glass Car Lets You Sleep on the Way to Work! Read More: This Stained Glass Driver-Less Car Lets Ri
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, interesting, odd, photos, technology, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - inhabitat.com
Ever wish you could hit the snooze button, skip your commute, and arrive at work wonderfully refreshed and ready of the day? That future may not be too far off, as designer Dominic Wilcox has created a spectacular self-driving stained glass car with a--->
FreshAir - A Free Bold Wordpress Theme for Bloggers
Offbeat  (tags: wordpress, free, themes, blog )

Simion
- 1 day ago - herowp.com
FreshAir it's a lightweight wordpress theme, that will run and load very fast, because it was built that way. It's perfect for bloggers, as it has big bold titles so users can easy read through your blog posts.
Obama Nominates Indian-American Richard Verma as Envoy to India
Offbeat  (tags: White House. President Obama, Richard Verma, Indian-American, India )

Ray
- 20 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
US President Barack Obama has named Richard Verma as the next ambassador to India, the first Indian-American to step into that role.
   

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