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29 Photos Prove Getting Older Doesn't Mean Getting Less Badass.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, fun, senior citizens, New York, aging, style, pictures, elderly )

- 13 hours ago -
New York City seniors are all dressed up and ready to shut down some myths about what it means to grow up. And just a heads-up, they're gonna make your selfies look like total amateur hour while they're at it.
Tell the DOJ: Investigate the Terrorist Attacks on Planned Parenthood
Offbeat  (tags: terrorist attack, planned parenthood clinic, colorado )

- 7 hours ago -
Three people are dead after a terrorist invaded a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and held patients and staff hostage for five hours. After turning himself in, the killer ranted against Planned Parenthood to police.
A Beautiful Dog on Death Row Gets a Second Chance at Life
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures, news )

- 9 hours ago -
Kudos to this angel and everyone who gives an animal a second chance.
Attenborough: 'Solar Energy Should Undercut Oil'
Offbeat  (tags: Solar energy, Oil, Environment, Attenborough )

- 15 hours ago -
Sir David Attenborough is attending the UN climate conference in Paris.He is working with the Global Apollo Programme,
New Global Climate Deal Could Hit Alaska Drilling
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska drilling., global climate deal, environment )

- 15 hours ago -
Alaska is seeking to boost on-shore drilling in the wake of Shell's decision to abandon the Arctic, but there is significant political opposition.
Republicans Bristle at Criticism of Planned Parenthood Rhetoric
Offbeat  (tags: Republicans, shooting, Colorado Planned Parenthood, USA )

- 8 hours ago -
Republican presidential hopefuls have denounced the Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting, but they dismiss allegations from the left that their recent condemnations of the nation's largest abortion provider may have provoked the attack.
BBC 100 Women: The Fearless Nun Inside 'Hell on Earth'
Offbeat  (tags: fearless nun, prison, hell on earth, Venezuela )

- 8 hours ago -
For more than 17 years, a Catholic nun named Neyda Rojas has been serving God in a place that many describe as hell on earth - a Venezuelan prison.
Turn a Black and White Photo Into Color Using Your Mind
Offbeat  (tags: humans, interesting )

- 7 hours ago -
The BBC ran a four part series called Colour: The Spectrum of Science. Part of what makes color interesting is that it only exists in our mindâEUR(TM)s eye.
Ken Livingstone: Tony Blair to Blame for 7/7 Bombings
Offbeat  (tags: Ken Livingstone, Blair, 7/7 Bombings )

- 1 day ago -
Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has been criticised for suggesting Tony Blair was to blame for the deaths of 52 people in the 7 July London bombings.
A Legacy of Fry-Ups and Red Postboxes
Offbeat  (tags: Formercolony, British legacy, Commonwealth Nations )

- 1 day ago -
The Queen has spent the past few days in Malta, where she opened a summit for the leaders of Commonwealth nations. She has soft spot for the place where she lived in the 1950s, when it was a colony.
NI Abortion Law 'Breaches Human Rights'
Offbeat  (tags: Court., Court Ruling, Abortion law, Human Rights, NI, UK )

- 18 hours ago -
Abortion legislation in Northern Ireland is in breach of human rights law, the Belfast High Court has ruled.
Laquan McDonald Case: Obama 'Disturbed' By Dashcam Video
Offbeat  (tags: Dashcam video, Disturbing, President, Chicago, USA )

- 18 hours ago -
President Barack Obama has said he is "deeply disturbed" by a police video that shows a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times in Chicago.
800 Rescue Dogs And Cats Sent To New States So They Can Find Forever Homes
Offbeat  (tags: rescue, dogs, cats )

- 11 hours ago -
Some 800 dogs and cats from California animal shelters have something to be thankful for this holiday season, a free ride to other states where they have a better chance of finding homes.
Viewpoint: 'Why I Chose to Have An Abortion'
Offbeat  (tags: Facts and figures, Abortion, DOH, USA, UK )

- 8 hours ago -
Many people have certain expectations about the circumstances that lead women to have an abortion. Here one woman who already happily had two children talks about her decision.
Australia Muslims 'Face High Level of Racism'
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Muslims, racism )

- 8 hours ago -
A new survey has suggested that Muslims in Australia experience racism at three times the national average.
Best Friends Develop OGO, the Hands-Free, All-Terrain Wheelchair
Offbeat  (tags: design, goodnews, humans, interesting, performance, technology )

- 3 hours ago -
An amazing thing happened when an inventor and his best friend, an athletically-inclined paraplegic, got together and decided to make getting around a bit easier. They came up with and tested a completely hands-free wheelchair. For Kevin Halsall
Cat Found on Roadside Surprises Humans With His True Fluff
Offbeat  (tags: cat, rescued, fluffy )

- 9 hours ago -
They didnâEUR(TM)t know this little kitten found on the side of the road would turn out to be a majestic fluffy cat. Meet Sir Silas and his journey from homeless to happy!
Cats and Their Human Meet An Unexpected Visitor, a Wild Fox!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, fox )

- 9 hours ago -
Two cats had an unexpected visitor âEUR" a wild fox who decided to stop by the familyâEUR(TM)s yard where the cats and their human met it face to face for the first time.
Woman Amazed to See a SEAL Clamber Onto Her ROOF Using Nothing But His Flippers After She Found It on Her Doorstep
Offbeat  (tags: seal, new zealand, house, roof, rescued )

- 1 hour ago -
A woman helped to guide a seal from harmâEUR(TM)s way after the sea mammal got stuck on her roof.

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