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Malis Desert Elephants Face Extinction Within Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, extinction, Mali, Islam, Muslims, poaching, funding, americans, crime, ethics, government, protection, wildlife )

Gemma
- 1 hour ago - focusingonwildlife.com
Poachers have taken advantage of the chaos from a growing Islamist insurgency and other unrest in the lawless north to step up ivory trafficking ~ a trade that the United Nations says funds militants.
Lebanese Detain Alleged Israeli Spy
Offbeat  (tags: Israel, Israeli spy, vulture, Lebanon, animals, funny, wildlife )

Gemma
- 18 hours ago - israel21c.org
Wild griffon vulture with homing device from Tel Aviv University is latest animal to be suspected of espionage.
German Cannibal Who Ate His Gay Lover Describes His Gruesome Meal of Human Rump Steak With Sprouts
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, humans, cannibalism, things that don't go with sprouts )

Louise
- 16 hours ago - news.com.au
A German cannibal who famously ate his gay lover has described the moment he tucked into a meal of human flesh. Ironically, he is reported to have become a vegetarian while in prison.
Why Expat Americans Are Giving Up Their Passports
Offbeat  (tags: Expats, Passport, Tax Return, Business, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
How does it feel to give up your nationality, to renounce the country you were born in, potentially forfeiting the chance to ever return?
I-Wonder: How Does My Memory Measure Up?
Offbeat  (tags: Human Brain, Human Memory )

Ray
- 17 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Exploring the human hard drive, Whether itâEUR(TM)s remembering our route to work, finding the keys we just put down or making sure that birthday card is posted, we all rely on our memories every day.
The Vocabularist: When Is a Theory 'Just a Theory'?
Offbeat  (tags: Words, Vocabularist )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A Lancashire headmistress attracted fury with a tweet in which she said "evolution is not a fact; that's why it's called a theory".
Do Dogs Lose Baby Teeth?
Offbeat  (tags: puppy teeth, off-beat, pets, dogs, interesting, news )

Hanna
- 15 hours ago - pethealthnetwork.com
Now that you have a new puppy you will be continually amazed by the changes that present themselves developmentally and physically every day. Your new puppy is not yet fully developed and, in fact, development will continue for the next several months.
We Want the Dead to Fill the Streets: Palestinian Band Praises Bus Bombings
Offbeat  (tags: Music, video, band, Palestinian terrorists, Palestinian terrorism, incitement, crime, culture, ethics, protection, safety, society )

Gemma
- 50 minutes ago - thetower.org
A Palestinian band praised bus bombings and called for the resumption of suicide attacks against Israelis in a music video published online on Sunday.
Family Recreates Favorite Photo As Moving Tribute To Dying Dog
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, photos, pets )

Angie
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
It is a bittersweet reality that humans usually outlive their hounds, but this family faced the inevitable with grace and made sure their memories of their pup will live on forever via a touching tribute.
Pet Fox Adorably Fails At Trying To Attack Bed
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, animals )

Angie
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
Juniper the pet fox was recently caught on video pouncing on a bed and then trying to dig through it, perhaps thinking the white sheet was a blanket of snow.
Justice for 4-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Set on Fire
Offbeat  (tags: Justice for 4-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Se )

Peter
- 5 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Target: Ken Paxton, Attorney General of Texas! Goal: Demand the maximum penalty for those charged with allegedly setting a child on fire.
   

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