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Man Smuggles Toys (And Joy) Into Syria (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Syria, children, Finland, toy smuggler, Rami Adham, Syrian-Finnish )

- 7 hours ago -
He lives in Finland and risks his life to bring joy to Syrian kids. Meet the toy smuggler of Aleppo. 28 visits in 5 years. Started because his 3-yr old daughter wanted him to take all her toys for the kids (and give her a new Barbie when he came home!)
In The River   video
Offbeat  (tags: In The River, No Dakota Access Pipeline, Protest Song, Raye Zaragoza )

- 23 hours ago -
Protest Song by Raye Zaragoza about the Dakota Access Pipeline.
I Captured The Mysterious Glowing Sea In Japan
Offbeat  (tags: glowing sea, japan, bioluminescent firefly squid, environment, interesting, photos, unusual, world )

- 1 day ago -
This is what happens on the earth. In spring, but not every year, bioluminescent firefly squid illuminate the Toyama Bay, Japan.
Stray Cat Walks Up to Police Meowing for Help and Gives Them the Most Wonderful Thing
Offbeat  (tags: cats, kittens )

- 1 day ago -
A stray cat, who had been wandering around a police station, finally walked up to an officer, meowing for help. But no one expected what the kitty had brought with her.
Kitten Found Stuck in Mud Under Steel Is Saved By Teamwork, What a Difference One Day Makes
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, rescued )

- 1 day ago -
A tiny kitten was found stuck in the mud under a pile of steel on a cold September day. It took a small army of teamwork to get this little boy rushed to the vet.
Rescued Kitty Discovers He Is Loved and Thanks His Human Loudly
Offbeat  (tags: cats, love )

- 1 day ago -
An avid rescuer from Goa, India was doing TNR work for the feral colony there, when she heard the saddest kitty cry.
15+ Un-Bear-Ably Cute Momma Bears Teaching Their Teddy Bears How To Bear | Bored Panda
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures )

- 11 hours ago -
Momma bears teaching their babes how to bear.
White Tigers Stuck In Aquarium Have Not Felt The Sun In 12 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 10 hours ago -
In December 2004, these tigers who were bred in captivity were purchased by an indoor aquarium in Houston, Texas. The dungeon-like conditions that the tigers are forced to endure harm their physical health and psychological well being, and deny them much
Obama to Open African-American Museum in Washington
Offbeat  (tags: Museum, African-American, USA )

- 1 day ago -
US President Barack Obama is due to open a new museum about the African-American experience in Washington DC.
Shocking Pictures: Mum Uses TODDLER to Reserve Parking Space
Offbeat  (tags: shocking pictures, youngster, toddler, parking space, Kuala Lumpur, malaysia, bizarre, children, culture, humans, photos, society, technology, world )

- 1 day ago -
A picture of the youngster was posted online by a social media user named âEUR~Winn TanâEUR(TM), who said he sat there quietly by the roadside in a downtown area of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Woman Stops to Help Mysterious Animal, Discovers It's a Severely Matted Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cats, rescued, matted )

- 1 day ago -
A kind woman found a strange looking animal standing and barely moving in the road. She got out of her car to help, then realized it was a cat.
15 Year Old Rescue Cat Tells His New Family How Grateful He Is With His Adorable Crackly Meow
Offbeat  (tags: cats, abandoned, rescued )

- 1 day ago -
Mr. Kitty was 15 years old when he was abandoned, facing an uncertain fate. This cat with an old man crackly meow always loves to voice his purrsonal opinions. But at the time he just wanted a chance to have someone to love.
Every Single Animal At The Shelter Got Adopted Except This Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelter, adoption )

- 1 day ago -
Every single animal at this shelter found their loving home except this one cat who was waiting in an empty room for someone to take him home.
Did the Vikings Help Bring Cats Around the World?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, vikings, world )

- 1 day ago -
The largest genetic study of cat DNA from specimens from 15,000 years ago to the 18th century suggests that the felines accompanied early mariners on boats, spreading across the world with seafaring civilizations like the Vikings.
Former Lab Chimps Try Watermelon And They REALLY Like It
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 9 hours ago -
Earlier this month, a group of 9 chimpanzees was released from a laboratory and arrived at a retirement sanctuary in Georgia. In the video one chimp begins to cautiously examine the halved watermelon. Once the others get a taste, they devolve into a chor
Lacking 2 Legs, Liza Finds Love and a New Life Nonetheless
Offbeat  (tags: catster's Monday Miracle, 2 legs, love, rescued cat, awesome-pawsome kitty pics )

- 2 hours ago -
"Liza Lou makes do with two," says the owner of a gray tabby born with nubs instead of back legs.
Resident Cat Brings Home a Boyfriend, a Stray Cat, Who Is Asking for Love
Offbeat  (tags: cats, love, strays )

- 1 day ago -
A resident guard cat at a cat sanctuary in Fort Worth, Texas brought home a boyfriend, a stray ginger, who wanted some food and a loving home.
3-Week-Old Kitten Walks Up to Boy in Distress and Becomes His Guardian Angel for Life
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, kids )

- 1 day ago -
A tiny 3-week-old foster kitten walked up to a 7-year-old boy and became his guardian angel for life.
Woman Fights to Save Orphaned Kitten That No Shelter Wants to Keep
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, rescued )

- 1 day ago -
A tiny kitten was brought to a vet clinic by a guy who found her while he was working on a big rig truck.
Woman Runs Into Storm to Save Soaked Kitten Crawling in the Middle of Street
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, rescued, storm )

- 1 day ago -
It was pouring rain when a young woman spotted a tiny kitten completely soaked, struggling and trying to crawl in the middle of the street. She jumped out of her car into the storm to save the kitten.
Changes in Cats' Eating Habits Could Signal Problems
Offbeat  (tags: cats, food, eating habits )

- 1 day ago -
Cats who don't eat, eat too quickly, or guard food may have emotional, mental, or medical trouble.
Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dies at 90
Offbeat  (tags: yogi berra, yogi-isms, rest in peace )

- 20 hours ago -
I am not a huge sports fan, but odd that I had to learn about this from the BBC
Sad Life of Dolphins Captured for Indonesia's Traveling Circuses | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures, news )

- 8 hours ago -
We must get these closed down permanently.
Left at a Shelter By His Family, Paralyzed Rusty Gets Out and Gets Moving
Offbeat  (tags: dogster Miracle Monday, rusty, Eddie's Wheels, foster care mom, awesome-pawsome doggy pics )

- 1 hour ago -
Odie's Place saved him from euthanasia, fitted him with a cart, and now wants to help him heal and find a forever family.
Kitty, Who Was Born With a Special Paw, Fights His Way to a Loving Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, pets )

- 1 day ago -
This kitty was born with a very special paw, but he knows he's perfect! Meet Lobstah!
Feral Kitten Surprises Rescuers How Much He Enjoys His First Bath
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, rescued, bath )

- 1 day ago -
A tiny feral kitten surprised his rescuers how much he enjoyed his first bath, just two hours after he was found. Meet Rupert the kitten.

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