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Daily Cute: Bulldog's Unconditional Love of Watermelon   video
Offbeat  (tags: funny dog, awesome-pawsome video )

Barb
- 1 hour ago - youtube.com
If only we all loved our fruits and vegetables this much! Watch this overexcited pup give a very clear message: I do not care about manners; I just care about watermelon.
Big Ginger Kitty Shows Tiny Ginger Kitten How to Play Like a Ginger
Offbeat  (tags: cats, gingers, pets, play )

Jeri
- 12 hours ago - lovemeow.com
Helios the ginger kitty is teaching a tiny ginger kitten, Athena, how to play like a real ginger.
Election 2015; Vote With Your Heart, UKIP's Nigel Farage Tells Voters
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Nigel Farage, UKIP )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has urged people to "vote with your heart" and support the party on Thursday. In a two-page advert in the Daily Telegraph, he said no party would win an outright majority, which presented an "opportunity to vote for change".
80 Year Old Graduates From College With Honors Alongside Two Of Her Grandchildren
Offbeat  (tags: education )

Angie
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rosa Salgado graduated this past weekend from Miami Dade College in Florida with an associate of arts degree in education. The 80 years old received her diploma along with two of her grandchildren.
Boy George Presents - Club Cullture
Offbeat  (tags: music, dj, boy george, video, music )

Scooby
- 2 hours ago - mixcloud.com
enjoy
Lilikoi The Piglet Is Living The Dream On the Most Beautiful Island in Hawaii
Offbeat  (tags: spoiled, happy, pig )

Angie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
She's a 5-month-old piglet who lives on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, arguably one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Her human, Allon Amitai, an emergency physician, adopted her from a farm in Southern California soon after Lilikoi turned 8 weeks o
Scottish Awakening Could Decide England's Election Fate
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, England Election Fate, Scotland, UK )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The sign was one of many held up by the dozens of protesters on hand to greet Labour supporters as they arrived in Glasgow for a Friday night speech by party leader Ed Miliband.
How Many Staff Does the NHS Need?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Health, Healthcare, NHS, UK )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
When the NHS was created in 1948 there were 144,000 members of staff. In less than seven decades that figure has risen tenfold to 1.4 million across the UK. But with all the political parties promising more health workers in the coming years,
Nepal Quake: Why Are Some Tremors So Deadly?
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disasters, Earthquakes )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
On 1 April, 2014, a Magnitude 8.2 earthquake rocked northern Chile. Six people died, 2,500 homes were damaged and 80,000 people were displaced. Just over one year later,
Programmer Spiridonov's Head Transplant: 10 Amazing Facts
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, bizarre, technology )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - rbth.com
Last week, the media exploded with reports that neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero is ready to transplant a body to a different patientâEUR(TM)s living head. Russian programmer Valery Spiridonov has become the leading candidate for the operation. RBTH spoke
BBC Consumer: Insurance Nightmares: We Thought We Were Covered
Offbeat  (tags: Insurance policies, Financial Ombudsman Service, Contract Law, Court, Law Society, Solicitors, Consumer Rights, CAB )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
All insurance policies have conditions under which they will or won't pay out. Here are some common pitfalls to watch out for in health, travel, home and pet insurance.
EU Holds Its Breath Ahead of UK Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, UK, EU, Europe )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Have you ever been at a social gathering where you suddenly throw out a question that leads to an uncomfortably long silence?, You know, everyone turns away from you, looking rather awkward, and then tries to change the subject?
This Kitten Has a Permanent Concerned Look. Meet Gary the Kitty!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, kittens, markings )

Jeri
- 12 hours ago - lovemeow.com
Little Gary the kitten has a permanent concerned look. He was born with distinct markings that look like a pair of eyebrows.
Turkey: Roman Mosaics 'Ruined' in Botched Restoration
Offbeat  (tags: Roman mosaics, botched restoration, Turkey )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Mehmet Daskapan says "unforgivable errors" were made during restoration work, A number of valuable Roman mosaics have been badly damaged during botched restoration work at a museum in southern Turkey, it's reported.
Muscular Dystrophy Association Ends Jerry Lewis Telethon After 61 Years
Offbeat  (tags: mda telethon, jerry lewis )

Angie
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) said Friday it will end its long-standing Labor Day telethon, aired on the ABC network, to focus on more digital fundraising efforts after the success of last year's ALS Ice Bucket challenge.
60 Percent Of Large Herbivores May Go Extinct Thanks To Humans
Offbeat  (tags: animal extinction )

Angie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Thanks in part to poaching and habitat loss, 60 percent of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to a new report published in the journal Science Advances.
Fisherman Catches Piranha On Arkansas Lake: I About Messed My Pants!
Offbeat  (tags: piranhas )

Angie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A fish caught in Arkansas Lake Bentonville last Friday is in fact a piranha, state officials confirmed. He said there are various species that are dumped in the state's lakes from time to time.
URGENT: CATS ON DEATH ROW NYC ACC LIST FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 6TH
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, crime, ethics, humans, pets, URGENT, ADOPT, FOSTER, SAVE, DEATH ROW, NYC ACC, PLEDGE, FOREVER FAMILY )

Rosemary
- 1 hour ago - nyccats.urgentpodr.org
RUBIX CUBE, YOYO, SMOREO KITTY, KATE SPADE ARE ON THE EUTH LIST TO BE DESTROYED AT NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 6TH. THEIR PURRFECT LIVES ARE TOO PRECIOUS TO BE TAKEN FROM THEM THIS WAY. PLEASE SHARE WITH EVERYONE TO SAVE THEM. IMAGINE = LOVE = FOREVER FAMILY
Cats Vs. Dogs: 13 ADORABLE Pet Selfies, But Which Animal Is the Most Photogenic?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dogs, selfies )

Jeri
- 12 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
Is your pet as cute as this lot?
16 Cats Who Totally Sum Up Going Back to Work After a Bank Holiday
Offbeat  (tags: cats, photos, pictures )

Jeri
- 12 hours ago - irishexaminer.com
The first day back at work after a glorious prolonged bank holiday weekend is always a struggle. No matter how much sleep you got or how many hours of sofa-bound lounging you indulged in, thereâEUR(TM)s never enough time in the weekend to prepare you
Momma Cat Gives Her Kitten a Power Wash. You Can't Escape It!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, kittens, bathing, video )

Jeri
- 11 hours ago - lovemeow.com
This is what a kitty power wash looks like. You canâEUR(TM)t escape it!
New York State Senator Who's Allergic to Cats Introduces Bill to Ban Declawing Them
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, protection, declawing )

Jeri
- 11 hours ago - nymag.com
Cat declawing is a heinous and cruel practice that mean people who don't want their fancy furniture ruined engage in; now New York may become the first state to ban it.
UK Election: Why the World Is Watching
Offbeat  (tags: government, UK, election )

Sandra
- 1 day ago - cnbc.com
It's an election that refuses to play by the rules. The U.K. goes to the polls on May 7 and pollsters are still scrabbling for a reliable forecast âEUR" in fact, the calls about "how difficult it is to call" have fast become the cliché of the campaign.
The Corliss Group Latest Tech Review: Online Banking Taking Hold in US and UK, But Security Still a Concern
Offbeat  (tags: The Corliss Group, Latest Tech, Review )

Kalil
- 1 day ago - itproportal.com
Consumers in the U.S. and the UK are increasingly adopting mobile and online banking, according to a 2014 survey by Cognitive Biometrics Firm BioCatch.
Our Long-Term Economic Plan for Britain
Offbeat  (tags: (not) Conservatives, interactive, humour, campaigning )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - longtermplan.org.uk
Click your nearest city to find out what the Conservatives are doing for you ... Well - click on any city other than London!! British humour ....
Revisiting the 19th Century's Cat-Painting Renaissance
Offbeat  (tags: cats, art, paintings, auction )

Jeri
- 11 hours ago - vulture.com
A clutch of canvases on display at Bonhams auction house in advance of its May 6 sale of 19th-century European paintings should look very familiar to viewers today. The works feature languid felines and frolicking kittens engaged in activities like
 

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