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In Pictures: Nude Donald Trump Statues Amuse Crowds
Offbeat  (tags: Inpictures, Republican Candidate, Statues, USA )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Images from the US, where naked statues of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have proved to be a hit with passers-by.
Pictures of the Day: 23 August 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 23 August 2016 )

Giana
- 19 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Interesting photos.
Rio Olympics 2016: Spectacular Closing Ceremony as Olympic Flag Goes to Tokyo
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, Rio Olympics, Closing Ceremony )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo.
14 Dogs in Photo Booths
Offbeat  (tags: awesome-pawsome silly, adorable, doggy pics! )

Barb
- 9 hours ago - mom.me
''Wait, is this thing on? I'm not ready!"
âEUR~HeroâEUR(TM) Dog Dies Saving Baby Girl From House Fire VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: hero dog, saving baby girl, firefighters, Baltimore City, animals, children, dogs, humans, pets, pictures )

Lone
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Firefighters from Baltimore City Fire Department arrived on the scene to find fire and smoke billowing from the house. They entered the burning building and found Viviana in her room âEUR" where Polo the dog was covering the infant with his body.
Olivia Lazer Photoshops Her DogâEUR(TM)s Face Onto Pop Culture Icons, and ItâEUR(TM)s Wonderfully Weird
Offbeat  (tags: photographer, photoshops, dogs, famous faces, silly pictures )

Barb
- 9 hours ago - dogster.com
The Seattle photographer's Shiba Inu takes over classic photos of Beyonce, Indiana Jones, David Bowie, and others.
Behind the Scenes at Connecticut's Biggest Baby Bird Nursery
Offbeat  (tags: animals, baby birds, nursery )

Anna
- 4 hours ago - audubon.org
ItâEUR(TM)s feeding time, all the time, at Sharon AudubonâEUR(TM)s animal-rehab hospital.
10 Foods That Exist Because Of Ancient Genetic Engineering - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: Genetic Engineering, ancient )

Nelson
- 1 day ago - listverse.com
most of humanity's crops were already genetically modified thousands of years ago. In almost all cases, our favorite fruits and vegetables were engineered to be fundamentally different from their wild ancestors.
Body Paint and Illusions Reveal the 'Fairy Tale World of Nature'
Offbeat  (tags: Body paint, illusions, fairy tale world of nature )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Self-taught artist Johannes Stoetter uses body paint to transform humans into animals. He told the BBC about the message behind his work
I-Wonder: Could You Hack It as a Medieval Monk?
Offbeat  (tags: Medieval England and Wales, Monks, Rule of St Benedict. p )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Monks in medieval England and Wales had a hard life, and few had it harder than those who faithfully followed the Rule of St Benedict.
'Bagpipe Lung' Warning for Wind Musicians
Offbeat  (tags: Warning. Heallth, Lung Condition, Musical instruments )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, UK doctors warn in the journal Thorax.
The Bumper Bake Off Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: Quiz. British Bake Off, UK )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - play.bbc.co.uk
As The Great British Bake Off returns for Series 7, take a look back and see if you can remember the soggy bottoms and star bakers that got a nation of baking fans talking.
Grooving in the Right Direction Using Motors Driven Backward
Offbeat  (tags: technology, engineering, design, unusual )

Rob
- 21 hours ago - newatlas.com
Stepper motors driven backward produce an alternating current, University of Maryland senior Josh Sheldon decided to turn the resulting wave-forms into audible sounds.
1,500-Year-Old Tomb Found in China With Incredible Golden Jewelry | Ancient Origins
Offbeat  (tags: Tomb.China, jewelry )

Nelson
- 14 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A 1,500-year-old tomb unearthed in China was found to contain spectacular golden jewelry inlaid with gemstones and amethysts and a 5,000 bead necklace.
Ramen Is Displacing Tobacco as Most Popular US Prison Currency, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news, odd, Noodles, Prison, closet Pasterfarianism, Flying Spaghetti Monster not involved, Ramen )

Louise
- 13 hours ago - theguardian.com
Cost-cutting measures by private facilities have led to subpar food quality and fewer meals, making noodles a commodity that trades well above its value.
34 Kg Philippines Pearl Is the World's Biggest Ever Found!
Offbeat  (tags: Philippines, Pearl, Fisherman, Biggest Ever Found )

Derek
- 10 hours ago - bbc.in
The pearl is 61cm (2ft) wide and 30cm long and, if confirmed, will easily beat the current record holder, the Pearl of Lao Tzu, which weighs 6.4kg.
11-Year-Old Boy Works Miracles With His Very Own Animal Shelter
Offbeat  (tags: young boy, philippines, Happy Animals Club, awesome-pawsome pics )

Barb
- 9 hours ago - honesttopaws.com
You donâEUR(TM)t need to be an adult to make a difference in the world, as proven by one incredible young boy from the Philippines. An 11-year-old named Ken started his own animal shelter, the Happy Animals Club, when he was just eight, and heâEUR(TM)s since
Guinness Is the Color of Stout With Ears Like An Airplane
Offbeat  (tags: rescued black cat, guinness, ears, awesome-pawsome kitty, pics )

Barb
- 8 hours ago - catster.com
The handsome black cat, rescued in a London winter, sometimes also wears mouse ears.
Catch and Release: The Mission to Save the California Condor
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, california condors, catch and release )

Anna
- 4 hours ago - audubon.org
To protect North AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest bird, Chris Parish and his crew must trap and treat the scavengers for lead poisoning.
1,075-Year-Old Bosnian Pine Among EuropeâEUR(TM)s Oldest Known Living Trees | Biology | Sci-News.Com
Offbeat  (tags: pine tree, oldest, Europe )

Nelson
- 1 day ago - sci-news.com
"It is one of more than a dozen individuals of millennial age, living in a treeline forest high in the Pindos Mountains."
10 Impostors Who Died For Their Deceptive Ways - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: people, impostors, death )

Nelson
- 13 hours ago - listverse.com
It takes a certain amount of bravado to claim to be someone else. Sometimes, it just does not seem to work out as planned. Although some impostors get away easily, others continue down their less than honorable paths and die for their deceptions.
   

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