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The Word You See First Reveals Your Dominant Personality Trait
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat )

- 1 day ago -
This quick, neat little quiz can tell you a lot about yourself! Click on the first slide to reveal the four different words you will be studying.
The Corpse Flower Blooms In Two US Locations, Watched By Thousands
Offbeat  (tags: Corpse Flower, Rare, Two Places, US, unusual, pictures, photos, interesting, americans, design, odd, off-beat )

- 11 hours ago -
The corpse flower, best know for its terrible smell, is blooming in two locations in the U.S. But you might not want to stop and smell this flower. Please note, comment, forward.
What Is the Oldest Tree in the World | Worlds Oldest Tree
Offbeat  (tags: trees, oldest )

- 15 hours ago -
Until 2013, the oldest individual tree in the world was Methuselah, a 4,845-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) in the White Mountains of California.
New Zealand Aims to Become Predator-Free By 2050
Offbeat  (tags: Non-Native predators, Indigenous wildlife, New Zealand )

- 21 hours ago -
New Zealand has set a goal of eradicating all non-native predators within 35 years in order to protect the country's indigenous wildlife.
How a Tiny Kitten Inspired a Successful Cat-Collar Business
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- 8 hours ago -
Shana Freimark was adopted by a kitten, and soon she had launched Sweet Pickles Designs.
7 Doggy Before-And-Afters That Will Make Your Heart Squirm
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- 9 hours ago -
When your dog is the most important thing in your home, itâEUR(TM)s crucial to keep him or her groomed in tip-top shape. For inspiration, take these dramatically cute photos from L.A.-based animal photographer Grace Chon.
RUSSIA UPDATE: Tiger Filippa Healthy, Nourished, Learning Skills to Survive in the Wild
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- 1 day ago -
Over the last six months she has flourished in her large enclosure, learning how to survive throughout the winter and eventually hunting on her own.
Lava Pictures From 'Smiling' Hawaiian Kilauea Volcano Eruption
Offbeat  (tags: Kilauea Volcano, Lava pictures, Hawaii )

- 1 day ago -
The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be "smiling"
Viruses Are Dominant Driver of Human Evolution, Researchers Say | Biology | Sci-News.Com
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- 1 day ago -
When an environmental change occurs, species are able to adapt in response due to mutations in their DNA. Although these mutations occur randomly, by chance some of them make the organism better suited to their new environment
Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, NOAA, marine, mystery, purple sea orb, pics )

- 8 hours ago -
"Have a look at that dark purple blob on the left, there." With those words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus uncovered a marine mystery: a small purple orb tucked halfway under a rock off the coast of California.
Rape Victims Suffer 'Flashbacks' During Childbirth
Offbeat  (tags: Child Birth, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Flashback, UK )

- 1 day ago -
For many victims of rape and sexual assault, giving birth can trigger frightening, graphic memories of their attack.
San Diego Policeman Shot Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, San Diego, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A police officer has died and another remains in hospital after both were shot in the US city of San Diego.
North Carolina 'Discriminatory' Voter ID Law Overturned
Offbeat  (tags: ID law, Overturned, Appeal Court, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A US appeals court has overturned a controversial North Carolina law that requires voters to show identification before casting their ballots.
Facial Reconstruction Made of Bronze Age Woman 'Ava'
Offbeat  (tags: Reconstruction, Face, Woman, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK )

- 21 hours ago -
A facial reconstruction has been made of a young woman who died more than 3,700 years ago.
Pokemon Go Players Become Unusual Heroes For The Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Pokemon Go, Animals, Dogs, Cats, Chickens, Safety, Health, Help, Rescue, protection, wildlife, unusual, world )

- 10 hours ago -
Pokémon GoâEUR"the app that has hoards of people roaming streets, parks and public spaces looking for imaginary PokémonâEUR"turns out to be beneficial for animals. Please note, comment and forward this unusual story.
Chinese Anger at Lady Gaga-Dalai Lama Meeting
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, news, lady gaga, Dalai Lama, china, government, humans, censorship, culture )

- 10 hours ago -
Her social media posts about meeting with the Tibetan spiritual leader on Sunday have led to online speculation over whether she will still be allowed...
Iowa Bets Big on Wind Power | TakePart
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- 8 hours ago -
Way to go Iowa.

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