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Would You Take a Blood Bath to Boost Potency, Restore Beauty or Hold Back Ageing?
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, culture )

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In Europe and America, there is a growing market for treatments made from the testosterone-driven blood of Siberian Red Deer from here in the pristine Altai Mountains. Such remedies have been known for centuries in Russia and especially Asian countries.
What Your Body Does in a Day
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- 11 hours ago -
Sometimes you may feel like your body is beginning to creak and fail you on the outside, but do you ever stop to consider the incredible work that is taking place inside of it? ...
Syria Conflict: New 'IS Chemical Attack'
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- 1 day ago -
Islamic State (IS) militants may have used chemical weapons in an attack on a town in northern Syria on Friday.
Kraft Heinz Is Recalling 2 Million Pounds of Bad Bacon
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- 1 day ago -
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said that 2,068,467 pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon may be adulterated because it may spoil before the âEUR~Best When Used ByâEUR(TM) date.
Schoolboy Punched Cheetah As He Fought for His Life | PoC
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, humans, interesting, society, children, arts, family, interesting, rights, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, conservation, endangered, environment, humans, protection, sadness, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals, extinction )

- 1 day ago -
A 10-year-old boy, Aiden Davis, was forced to punch a cheetah in order to force the cat to release him from his jaws. What is surprising is that the cheetah was behind a fence when he grabbed and bit the boy. I donâEUR(TM)t believe his life was not at stake
Fetch - Simon's Cat   video
Offbeat  (tags: simon's cat, animals, arts, culture, design, funny, interesting )

- 11 hours ago -
VIDEO "A playful dog interrupts a cat's down-time."
POLL: 38% Of Dog Owners Love Their Pet More Than Their Partner
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, funny, animals, pets )

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- 10 hours ago -
Nothing comes between dog lovers and their beloved companions. According to a new survey, many Americans would choose their pet over their partner.
Amur Tiger Cub Loses Fight for Life After Illegal Shooting
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Vets failed in a ten-day attempt to save a badly injured Siberian tiger whose plight was reported around the world after she was shot. The animal was the second to be gunned down in recent weeks. Amur tigers are an endangered species.
How Dogs Get Older: A Fascinating and Deeply Touching Photography Project
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, photography, pictures, aged )

- 5 hours ago -
Amanda Jones has dedicated the past 20 years to an incredible photography project which aims to show just how fleeting the lives of our beloved pets are. WeâEUR(TM)ve all had that odd feeling that a lively puppy seems to turn into a fully-grown, wise old dog
Dog Chilling In A Hot Tub Is Ridiculously Content
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- 1 day ago -
Woes and worries? Cuzzie the dog has none. He's way too busy enjoying himself in a hot tub.
Who, What, Why: Why Do Clocks Like Big Ben's Run Slow?
Offbeat  (tags: The Chimes, The Bong, Big Ben, Clocks, Engineering, UK )

- 1 day ago -
The chimes of Big Ben have been out by as much as six seconds. Why do public clocks go wrong, asks Nick Eardley.
How Eating Mangoes or Drinking a Rum and Coke Can Massively Enhance Your Marijuana High
Offbeat  (tags: coolstuff, green, culture, interesting, society, marijuana )

- 1 day ago -
Pot contains a terpene called myrcene. So do some common food items. Putting them together may have a happily synergistic effect.
Dog Credited With Finding Thumb Drive in Jared Fogle Raid
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- 9 hours ago -
An adorable black Labrador named Bear is being credited with sniffing out a hidden thumb drive during a search through the former Subway star's home, helping lead to child porn charges.
Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: Whitney Houston, greatest love, sweet video )

- 7 hours ago -
This has to be one of my favorite songs by Whitney Houston. Very powerful.
Virginia Shooting: Alison Parker's Father in Gun Reform Appeal
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Gun Control, Law, USA )

- 6 hours ago -
The father of Alison Parker, one of two journalists killed live on air, has appealed to US President Barack Obama to push through tougher gun laws.
Walmart to Halt Selling Some Military-Grade Weapons
Offbeat  (tags: Weapons, Guns, business, Walmart, USA )

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US retailer Walmart has announced it will stop selling certain military-grade guns due to low sales.
Obama Targets Lawyer Helping Persecuted Christians
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- 4 hours ago -
Living as a Christian in many parts of Iraq or Syria has become impossible ~ a one-way ticket to martyrdom at the hands of ISIS ~ yet it remains a near~impossible feat for these persecuted religious minorities to find refuge in America.
Islamic State Photos 'Show Palmyra Temple Destruction
Offbeat  (tags: photos 'show, Islamic State, destruction, Historian Dan Cruickshank )

- 1 day ago -
Islamic State (IS) has published images of what appears to be the destruction of the Temple of Baalshamin at the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria.
Gunman Shoots Reporter and Cameraman Dead on Live TV Morning Show
Offbeat  (tags: Gunman, killer, TV, reporter, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A gunman is on the loose after killing two broadcast journalists in a shooting that was captured on live television in Moneta, Virginia early Wednesday morning.
Virginia TV Journalists' Murderer Kills Himself
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- 1 day ago -
A man who shot two journalists on live TV in the US state of Virginia has died after shooting himself, police say.
Freed Bears Feel Grass for the First Time in 20 Years (AOL Featured Video)
Offbeat  (tags: awesome-pawsome bears, animalcruelty, beautiful ending, video )

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After spending 20 years confined to small cages four elderly bears got to finally feel the grass beneath their paws. The bears grew up performing at a roadside zoo in Pennsylvania but when it closed in 1995, and they were forced to live in tiny
JRR Tolkien: 'Dark' Unfinished Tale Kullervo Published
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- 5 hours ago -
A previously unknown story by JRR Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, is being published, more than 40 years after his death.

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