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US Election: Why Does the US Have Such Low Voter Turnout?
Offbeat  (tags: US Election, Voting, Turnout, Americans, USA )

- 11 hours ago -
After a long campaign, it's less than two weeks before millions of Americans cast their votes. But turnout could be as low as 50%. Why do so few people vote?
Pictures of the Day: 28 October 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 28 October 2016 )

- 4 hours ago -
Posting for Giana while she's away.
Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Smashed Up
Offbeat  (tags: Trump, Walk of Fame Star, Hollywood, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been smashed to pieces with a sledgehammer.
Halloween Can Be a Truly Frightful Time of Year for Cats
Offbeat  (tags: cats, halloween, animals, culture, humans, society )

- 18 hours ago -
It is safest to keep cats indoors all year round, but on Halloween, the chances that a cat will be abducted, injured or killed are even higher. Here are some tips to keep your furry friends, both cats and dogs, safe during the Halloween season
How to Make the Perfect Jaffa Cakes | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Baking, British Cooking, British Food, Felicity Cloake )

- 11 hours ago -
If you're up for it, have a go. The mass-market version of this quintessentially British treat is quite hard and dry, but you can make your own lighter, fluffier base and top with as much jelly and chocolate as you like
The Great British Bake Off Reaches Record Audience
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Programme, Baking, UK )

- 11 hours ago -
The final of The Great British Bake Off, gave the show its highest overnight audience ever. An average of 14 million people tuned in to BBC One to watch Candice Brown be crowned the winner.
Iain Duncan Smith Urges PM to Reverse Universal Credit Cuts
Offbeat  (tags: Welfare Benefits, Cuts, Universal Credit, Politics, UKent )

- 11 hours ago -
Theresa May is being urged to reverse cuts to Universal Credit by ex-Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith.
Rare 19th Century Photographs of Shanghai
Offbeat  (tags: In pictures, Rare 19th century, Shanghai )

- 11 hours ago -
Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work
Ireland Takes Major Step Towards Nationwide Fracking Ban
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news )

- 57 minutes ago -
Way to go Ireland.
Why Are California Farmers Irrigating Crops With Oil Wastewater?
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news )

- 56 minutes ago -
Totally irresponsible.
13-Year-Old Wins Top Prize: Makes Wind Energy Device That Costs Just $5
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news )

- 54 minutes ago -
Congratulations to you all.
Wake Up Ohio Lawmakers and Unfreeze Your Renewable Energy Standards
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news )

- 55 minutes ago -
Get with the program Ohio.

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