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Memory of the Camps
Offbeat  (tags: world, allied forces, holocaust, death camps, jews )

- 1 day ago -
Sixty years ago, in the spring of 1945, Allied forces liberating Europe found evidence of atrocities which have tortured the world's conscience ever since.
Prosecute Bolivian Woman That Hanged Dog, Threw Stones at It Until It Passed Away! Please Sign Petition
Offbeat  (tags: woman hangs dog )

- 16 hours ago -
Sign the petition today, share this campaign and make it go viral on social media. Urge the authorities to prosecute this woman as soon as possible and teach her a lesson she will never forget!
Full Penalty for Colorado Breeder That Dumped Dog With Snout Taped Shut! Please Sign
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, dog breeder )

- 16 hours ago -
We, the undersigned, strongly feel that this heartless man should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. No one should be allowed to treat an animal like this.
Max Penalty for Florida Mother That Starved Her Dog Until It Passed Away! Please Sign Petition
Offbeat  (tags: dog starved to death )

- 16 hours ago -
Please sign petition to urge the authorities to apply the maximum penalty available under current laws, in addition to a ban on owning, having custody, or being in the company of animals in accordance with the relevant legislation.
Justice for Georgia Cat SHOT By Neighbor for Allegedly Spreading Fleas! Please Sign Petition
Offbeat  (tags: cat shot )

- 16 hours ago -
Please support the owner in his quest to bring justice to his beloved cat! Rooks had no right to do this and should thus receive a harsh punishment for his deeds! Urge the Georgia judicial system to prosecute this man to the fullest extent of the law by s
Fire UK Postal Worker That Told Blind Man to Leave Service Dog Outside or He Will Be Refused Service!
Offbeat  (tags: blind, guide dogs )

- 1 day ago -
We, the undersigned, feel that what happened to Mr. Roberts is unacceptable. More awareness on this issue is mandatory. We therefore ask the Post Office to have the heartless employee fired, as well as issue a written apology to Mr. Roberts.
Fire Florida Shelter Employee That Euthanized Pregnant Dog BY MISTAKE! Please Sign Petition
Offbeat  (tags: dog euthanized by mistake )

- 16 hours ago -
We, the undersigned, strongly feel that this is not enough. No matter how good the employee was, this mistake cannot go unpunished. Rosie and her puppies are gone due to negligence and someone needs to pay the price for this! The reckless employee needs t
Norway Is Raining Earthworms
Offbeat  (tags: Earthworms )

- 13 hours ago -
It may sound crazy, but it is true: Earthworms have been raining over southern Norway this week.
Photo Highlights of the Day - Thursday 16 April 2015
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, news, world )

- 13 hours ago -
A selection of the best photographs from around the world.
Man Is Squashed Into the Mud By Rampaging Elephant After Angering It Near His Village in India
Offbeat  (tags: India, elephant, squashed, man, angry, village )

- 11 hours ago -
This is the terrifying moment a rampaging elephant charged at a man and squashed him into the mud after invading his village in India.
Adorable Orphaned Kittens Wiggle Their Ears While Bottle Feeding (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, cuteness )

- 9 hours ago -
These particular kitties like to wiggle their teeny tiny ears when eating as if to show their utter and complete contentment. Goodness, these little babes are going to grow up to be some extremely adorable cats. Good luck, little ones!
Disgruntled Couple Awarded $240,000 From Neighbor in DOG BARKING Lawsuit After Claiming the Tibetan Mastiffs Caused Them a Decad
Offbeat  (tags: barking dogs, lawsuit )

- 1 day ago -
A couple in Oregon have been awarded $240,000 compensation for more than a decade of disquiet. Dale and Debra Krein of Rogue River filed a suit in 2012 against their neighbors and their giant Tibetan mastiffs.
Divers Recover $65m of Silver Coins From Ship Sunk By U Boat
Offbeat  (tags: coins recovered )

- 1 day ago -
The salvage team recovered the silver coins from the SS City of Cairo, which was sunk by a German submarine in November 1942, en route from Bombay to England. The ship was carrying 100 tonnes of silver coins, which belonged to the Treasury.
The German Vet
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, culture, funny, goodnews, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures, safety, society, world )

- 10 hours ago -
Here is a great story without a word being said apart from the very end. It is a story conveyed in photos, that tells of great heroism, but be sure to check out the description of what happened after down below - it's hilarious!
Being Overweight 'Reduces Dementia Risk'
Offbeat  (tags: health, humans, dementia, weight )

- 1 day ago -
Being overweight cuts the risk of dementia, according to the largest and most precise investigation into the relationship. The researchers admit they were surprised by the findings, which run contrary to current health advice.
San Antonio Chef Ticketed $2,000 for Feeding the Homeless
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, feeding homeless )

- 1 day ago -
Though she has been running the "Chow Train" for years, local police recently slammed Cheever with a ticket carrying a fine of up to $2,000 because she brought prepared meals to the feeding location in a pick-up truck, take-out style.
The Strange Afterlife of Einstein's Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Einstein, scholarly research )

- 2 hours ago -
Einstein's death 60 years ago was just the start of a strange journey for the most prized part of his anatomy, his brain. Stored in jars and on slides, it is still inspiring awe and scholarly research.
Election 2015: What Does a Billion Pounds Actually Buy the Nation?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Spending, Politics, UK )

- 1 day ago -
Billions are the basic unit of general election pledges. But it can be hard to comprehend such vast sums. So what does £1bn of public spending really mean?
Preston Sharoe Green Hospital Negligence Siblings Awarded £13m
Offbeat  (tags: health, government, children, negligent, Cerebral Palsy )

- 1 day ago -
Two siblings left brain damaged from birth have been awarded multimillion-pound payouts in "unprecedented" clinical negligence cases.
The Vocabularist: Where Did Word 'Manifesto' Come From?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Vocabularist, Manifesto )

- 1 day ago -
The week's election-speak has been dominated by the word "manifesto" - whose final "o" echoes the romance and grandeur of Italy, where it was borrowed from, says Trevor Timpson.
National Park Week Starts April 18. All Nat'L Parks Are Waiving the Entrance Fees for Weekend
Offbeat  (tags: National Park week )

- 1 day ago -
The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week starting Saturday, April 18. All national parks including heavyweights like Yosemite, Glacier and Acadia are waiving entrance fees for the weekend to encourage everyone to get out there and find
Election 2015: Farage Turns on Debate Audience
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, TV Debate, Nigel Farage )

- 1 day ago -
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has accused those attending the BBC's election debate of being a "left-wing audience" before suggesting "the real audience are sitting at home".
Election 2015: Farage Says Labour Spending Cuts 'Peanuts'
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, TV Debate, UKIP, Labour )

- 1 day ago -
UKIP leader Nigel Farage challenged Labour leader Ed Miliband to spell out where his party would implement cuts in order to reduce the deficit, in the BBC election debate.
Election Debate: Miliband and Sturgeon in Debate Clash
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, TV Debate, Labour, SNP )

- 1 day ago -
Ed Miliband has sought to distance himself from the SNP during a heated exchange at the BBC's leaders' debate.
BBC Debate: 'The Voice From Northern Ireland Was Missing'
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, TV Debate, Missing Voice, Northern Ireland )

- 1 day ago -
North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds said the voice of Northern Ireland MPs had been missing from a televised debate between party leaders.
Election 2015: We'Ll Lose Votes to UKIP, Say Loony Party
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Loony Party )

- 1 day ago -
The Official Monster Raving Loony Party is losing votes to UKIP, leader Alan "Howling Laud" Hope has said.
What If No-One Wins the Election?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Hung Parliament, Game )

- 1 day ago -
What happens after the election if there is a hung parliament? Which parties might agree to work together and who may hold the balance of power? Who could build a majority of 326 votes in the house? Play our game to find out.
Dementia 'Halted in Mice Brains'
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, Brain, Health, Dementia )

- 23 hours ago -
Tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug has prevented mice developing dementia, a study shows.

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