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Whitney Houston's Daughter Found Unresponsive in Tub
Offbeat  (tags: sadnews, sadness, Bobbi Kristina Houston, dead, bathtub )

- 7 hours ago -
Following breaking news that Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, was found unresponsive in a bathtub on Saturday, a source close to the family tells ET, "It doesn't look good."
Mitt Romney Will Not Run in 2016 Election
Offbeat  (tags: politics, election 2016, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.
Typewriter Artist - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, unusual, humans, design, arts )

- 1 day ago -
An extraordinary man with a severe disability creates incredible works of art using a typewriter.
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, business, crime, police, protection, safety, violence, activists, americans, police, safety, sadness, animalcruelty, dogs, cruelty, death, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, endangered )

- 11 hours ago -
SHARE FAR AND WIDE PLEASE. He goes to rescues to get bait dogs. WE NEED TO CATCH HIM.
I-Wonder: Would Churchill's Depression Disqualify Him as PM Today
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Health, Depression )

- 8 hours ago -
For many people Winston Churchill was the greatest prime minister of all time, yet he was often deeply troubled. He lived with bouts of depression throughout his life.
I-Wonder, How Did a Peace Treaty From 1215 Forge the Freedoms of 2015?
Offbeat  (tags: Magna Carta, UDoHR, Document, King John, British histor )

- 8 hours ago -
Just after the Second World War, former First Lady of the USA Eleanor Roosevelt called the new United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights âEUR~a Magna Carta for all mankind
You Shall Not Pass, Dog!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, cats, felines, funny, humor, pets )

- 7 hours ago -
VIDEO Dogs may be larger than cats. But when it comes to sheer intimidation, dogs don't stand a chance against the average grumpy feline, who will not move out of their way, not let them pass unscathed.
This Is the Moment Those Looking for a Caffeine Fix Had a Startling Brush With a Fox in the Caffe Nero at the BBC's Headquarters
Offbeat  (tags: Fox, bbc, British broadcasting cooperation, London, UK, canteen, video )

- 6 hours ago -
This is the moment those looking for a caffeine fix had a startling brush with a fox in the Caffe Nero at the BBC's headquarters in central London.
Mother of 17yo Denver Girl Slain By Police Demands Independent Autopsy
Offbeat  (tags: police, conflict, shooting, juman rights, children, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The mother of Jessica Hernandez, an unarmed teenager who was fatally shot Monday by Denver police, has called for an independent autopsy to be carried out on her daughterâEUR(TM)s body to counter any potential bias
This Drone Ambulance Is Totally Wild, And Totally Inevitable
Offbeat  (tags: interesting )

- 10 hours ago -
In emergencies, seconds count. An estimated 1,000 "saveable" lives are lost a year because of slow emergency response in the nationâEUR(TM)s biggest cities
Earth: Earth Was a Frozen Snowball When Animals First Evolved
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Snowball Earth )

- 9 hours ago -
715 million years ago the entire planet was encased in snow and ice. This frozen wasteland may have been the birthplace of complex animals
25 Words That Really Aren't. They're Actually Acronyms!
Offbeat  (tags: Acronyms, Words, Linguistics, Unusual, Fun, Off-beat, interesting )

- 5 hours ago -
Here are the stories and meanings behind 25 words, names and titles that you might not have realized actually stand for something.
I-Wonder : Cpuld You Cut Your Food Bill By a Third?
Offbeat  (tags: food, cost of living )

- 5 hours ago -
Food costs have soared since 2007. Prices of meat, bread, cheese and eggs have increased by about one-third, leaving many shoppers feeling sandwiched between rising prices and falling wages.
ICE BlackBox App Lets You Report Animal Abuse to Authorities
Offbeat  (tags: ICE BlackBox app )

- 2 hours ago -
A new app called ICE BlackBox lets you report animal abuse the second you see it.
John Wayne Tribute   video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, goodnews, humans, interesting, performance, pictures, society )

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- 32 minutes ago -
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US Classifies Details of Financial Aid to Afghanistan
Offbeat  (tags: military, conflict, war, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The Pentagon says US spending to help Afghanistan will no longer be made public. Data had been published over the last six years explaining how the $65 billion program had been spent, however this will now cease,
Fracking and Shale Gas Plan Hold-Ups Across the UK
Offbeat  (tags: Fracking, hold-ups, UK )

- 1 day ago -
The government wants to preside over a shale gas revolution but ministers were accused of a U-turn after agreeing to Labour amendments to the Infrastructure Bill, which banned it in national parks.
NYC Asks New Parents If 'Mother Giving Birth' Is Male or Female
Offbeat  (tags: Sex, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A peculiar part of paperwork thatâEUR(TM)s presented to new parents in New York City is raising eyebrows around the Big Apple. The new form, according to recent reports, asks parents to specify if a newbornâEUR(TM)s mother is male or female.
Lego Pompeii Creates Less Pomp and More Yay in the Museum
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, interesting, off-beat, news, society, culture )

- 6 hours ago -
A great way to get children interested in history!
I-Wonder, How Did Henry VIII Use Sex and Power to Secure His Legacy
Offbeat  (tags: Sex, Power, legacy, Henry VIII )

- 6 hours ago -
Henry VIII is one of our most renowned monarchs. He was a larger than life king who established one of the most glittering courts in Europe. However, he was also a spoiled prince used to getting his own way and ruthless when his desires were thwarted.
I-Wonder: How Could You Survive in Tudor England?
Offbeat  (tags: Tudor England )

- 6 hours ago -
Life in Tudor England was hard and you had to be tough and lucky to survive. There was a very high infant mortality rate, around 14% died before their first birthday, and women had a shorter life expectancy than men due to the risks posed by childbirth.
Fatherhood Ruined My Life Plan - and Why It's All Okay
Offbeat  (tags: Lev Grossman, writer, writing, daughter, fatherhood, off-beat, humor, funny, humans, interesting )

- 6 hours ago -
Lev Grossman, acclaimed author, in a funny expose on how becoming a father changed his way of looking at life and shaped the writer he eventually became.
I-Wonder: How Did Mary Queen of Scots Lose One Crown But Gain Another?
Offbeat  (tags: Mary Queen of Scots, House of Stuart (Stewart) )

- 5 hours ago -
Mary, Queen of Scots, is a name from history that we still find intriguing. She was part of the House of Stuart (Stewart), which had ruled Scotland since 1371. But Mary also had ambitions towards the English throne.
Simon De Montfort: The Turning Point for Democracy That Gets Overlooked
Offbeat  (tags: Magna Carta, Westminster, British democratic history )

- 5 hours ago -
In June the world will celebrate 800 years since the issuing of Magna Carta. But 2015 is also the anniversary of another important, and far more radical, milestone in British democratic history, writes Luke Foddy.

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