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Hot Car Deaths: The Children Left Behind
Offbeat  (tags: Parked Cars, Children, Health, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Every few days in the US, there are local media reports about young children dying from heatstroke, or being rescued, after being left to bake in parked cars. Why does it happen so often?
Argentina Polar Bear 'Too Old' for Canada Move
Offbeat  (tags: Polar Bear, Argentina, Canada )

- 1 day ago -
An elderly "depressed" polar bear is to stay in Argentina despite a petition to fly him to Canada.
The Week in Wildlife - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, pictures, wildlife, off-beat, world )

- 10 hours ago -
Antarctic fur seals, flamingos and hedgehogs are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world
Hawaii's Spectacular Ocean Waves - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, pictures, photos, sea, Hawaii )

- 10 hours ago -
Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him
Honey Nut Cheerios - Buzz Meets Grumpy Cat - Must Bee The Honey   video
Offbeat  (tags: funny, buzz bee, grumpy cat, honey nut commercial, cute )

- 5 hours ago -
One of the most iconic meme characters, Grumpy Cat, sits on the couch in the living room. Buzz, the Cheerios Honey Bee, zooms across the room, but comes to an abrupt stop when he sees the cat. "Oh hey there!" The cat seems less than amused. "Eh, you're
Another Botched Execution? Arizona Inmate Took 2 Hours to Die
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Human rights, Law, Scandal, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer ordered a full review of the execution of Joseph Wood. The death row inmate remained alive, gasping for breath, for nearly two hours after the state began the execution.
Global Decline of Wildlife Linked to Child Slavery
Offbeat  (tags: Child-slavery, human trafficking, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
New research suggests the global decline in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.
Rick Perry Orders Dallas Cowboys to Mexican Border
Offbeat  (tags: humor, funny, off-beat, wildlife, culture, bizarre, protection, women )

- 9 hours ago -
DALLAS (The Borowitz Report)--In his boldest move yet to address the immigration crisis, on Thursday Texas Governor Rick Perry dispatched the Dallas Cowboys to the United States' border with Mexico.
The Marine Mammal Center : Three Blind Pinnipeds: Treating Blindness in Seals and Sea Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting )

- 4 hours ago -
Thank you Marine Mammal Center for your dedication.
NYPD May Face Another Chokehold Scandal After Disturbing Video Surfaces
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Politics, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The New York Police Department is looking into another altercation involving one of its officers placing an individual in a chokehold, following a similar incident last week that left one man dead.
Isis 'Orders Female Genital Mutilation' for Women in Mosul
Offbeat  (tags: militant Islamist, genital mutilation, women, girls, UN )

- 1 day ago -
The UN says militant Islamist group Isis has ordered all women and girls in Mosul, northern Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM).
Sufferin' Succotash! Manitoba Neighbourhood Looks for Cat Stuck in Bird Feeder
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, safety, society, cat, birdfeeder, Brandon )

- 20 hours ago -
A ginger-and-white feline nicknamed Butterscotch has been spotted numerous times with a small bird feeder stuck on its head in a Brandon, Man., neighbourhood.
Beyonce Launches New Fragrance | Chicago Citizens Newspaper | Premier African American Weekly
Offbeat  (tags: fragrance, women )

- 17 hours ago -
Queen Bey owned 2013 and now she's taking her superstar dominance into 2014. According to reports, Mrs. Platinum-In-Less-Than-A-WeeK is prepping for the February release of her new fragrance, RISE.
Paranormal Activity: Police Force Gets 71 Ghost Busting Calls in Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Law, Police, Psychology, Science, Space, UK )

- 1 day ago -
Zombies, witches and ghosts have been reported to an English police force 71 times over the past three years. There were also 19 calls to the force about UFO sightings.
When Time Stood Still
Offbeat  (tags: Hiroshima, Japan )

- 1 day ago -
'When time stood still' is an immersive story told through text, images and video, best viewed on an up-to-date browser. It is based on conversations between Akiko Mikamo and her father, Shinji - published in her book, Rising from the Ashes.
Target Offers 10% Discount After Credit Card Hack
Offbeat  (tags: Discount )

- 15 hours ago -
A day after Target announced that forty million of its customers had their credit and debit card data breached, the retailer announced a 10% discount for all shoppers at its stores this Saturday and Sunday.

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