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A Beautiful Letter From Father to His Little Girl
Offbeat  (tags: children, letter, Little Girl, heartwarming, father )

B
- 1 day ago - ba-bamail.com
This beautiful letter came from the heart. And like its point of origin, so is its target, hitting my own heart and bringing tears to my eyes. This is what every girl should know about her father, and I'm glad this one has it in writing!
Home Depot Employees Help Build Wheelchair for Paralyzed Dog
Offbeat  (tags: home depot, wheelchair, paralyzed dog, new tampa, floridaanimals, dogs, ethics, humans, pets, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Wally the rat terrier has a new wheelchair, thanks to kind employees at a New Tampa, Florida, Home Depot.
Things You Need to Know About Artificial Turfs Before Getting One In Your Playground
Offbeat  (tags: commercial playground equipment, daycare playground equipment, church playground equipment, outdoor playground equipment, school playground equipment )

Jason
- 17 hours ago - ezinearticles.com
Artificial turf is a ground surface that, with the help of synthetic fibers, is made to look like grass and is now commonly used in most sports arenas as a substitute for natural grass.
Having Fun With Funny Animals.
Offbeat  (tags: funny, animals, humor, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
If there's a better way to start your day than with a bunch of funny animal shenanigans, I still haven't found it.
Doggie Wants Its Toy Back
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, funny, cat )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
In our adorable moment of the day, this little pup wants his toy back, but the mean cat won't give, what can a poor pup do? This whole thing is very frustrating!
Dogs Annoying Cats With Their Friendship.
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dogs, friendship, animals, funny, humor, off-beat, pets )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
Dogs aren't always about rivalry with cats, and as they find themselves often living with them, will usually resort to play and asking of a friendship.
Sir Walter Raleigh's Country Manor Where Elizabeth I Once Stayed as His Guest Goes on the Market for £1.35million
Offbeat  (tags: sir walter raleigh, queen elzabeth I, manor, for sale, history )

Marie
- 11 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
First lived in more than two centuries before William the Conqueror set foot on British soil, this ancient house is believed to be the longest continually inhabited home in the south of England.
Kitten Slide (Cat Funnies)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, funny, pets, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - coolestone.com
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London's Busiest Street 'Most Polluted Place on Earth'
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, UK )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
London's Oxford Street is not only the busiest shopping street in Europe, it's also the most polluted place on Earth, according to new research recently published by UK scientists.
Cute Video of Family Pet Dog and Rescue Cub Playing Hide-and-Seek
Offbeat  (tags: fox, cub, barney, dog, best friends, rescued, video, playing, cute )

Marie
- 11 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Fox cub Forrest was found apparently abandoned in a puddle this year He was adopted by a family, who have a pet dog named Barney.
What's Cuter Than a Panda on a Slide? 4 of Them
Offbeat  (tags: pandas, playtime, cubs, slide, video )

Marie
- 11 hours ago - mnn.com
At China's Chengdu Panda Base, a nonprofit panda breeding and research facility, giant pandas don't just receive quality care -- they also get plenty of quality playtime.
Watch Grizzly Bear Drama Unfold on Live Webcams
Offbeat  (tags: live web cam, grizzly bears, salmon, brooks camp, alaska )

Marie
- 10 hours ago - explore.org
It's been a busy month at Brooks Camp in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve, one of the top grizzly bear-viewing destinations, and viewers can view much of the action live, thanks to a series of live, high-definition webcams.
1 Mn Gallons of Oil-Drilling Byproducts Leaked Into N. Dakota Drinking Water
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A North Dakota pipeline has hemorrhaged about 1 million gallons of oil-drilling saltwater into the ground of a native Indian reservation, with some of the byproduct suspected to have leaked into a lake that provides drinking water.
When the Last of the Great Auks Died, It Was By the Crush of a Fisherman's Boot Read More: Http://Www.Smithsonianmag.Com/ Smith
Offbeat  (tags: birds, wildlife, culture, photos, environment, off-beat )

Connie
- 1 day ago - smithsonianmag.com
Birds once plentiful and abundant, are the subject of a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum
News Flush: Japanese Toilet Exhibition Making a Splash
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, technology, Japan, toilets, exhibition, high-tech )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - japantoday.com
In a country known for its high-tech 'smart loos', a Japanese exhibition dedicated to what gets flushed down them and featuring a giant toilet slide is making a splash in Tokyo.
The Time When Child Abuse Wasn't Dealt With Properly
Offbeat  (tags: Abuse, Children, National Archives, UK )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A major inquiry has been launched into how historical allegations of child abuse were handled. The UK's National Archives contain some appalling examples of abuse at children's homes and approved schools from decades past.
'US Allies Begin to Question Value of Relationships With Washington'
Offbeat  (tags: Banking, Conflict, Economy, Europe, Finance, Germany, Human rights, Intelligence, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
The alliance of countries that have lock-stepped and marched behind the US for so long is falling apart now, and the situation with US spying on Germany only confirms this trend, Caleb Maupin from International Action Center told RT.
US Rights Groups Condemn NSA Spying, Religious Slurs Against Muslim-Americans
Offbeat  (tags: Hacking, Human rights, Intelligence, Law, Obama, Politics, Robert Bridge, SciTech, Security, Snowden, USA )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
Following reports on the FBI and NSA's targeting of Muslim-Americans, an alliance of 44 civil rights groups has sent a letter to President Obama, while the NSA faces criticism over racial slurs.
2 Planes Almost Collide at Barcelona Airport   video
Offbeat  (tags: world, unusual )

Alexandra
- 15 hours ago - youtube.com
A UTair Boeing 767-300 (VQ-BSX) operating flight UT5187 from Moscow was preparing for landing on Runway 02 when an Airbus A340-300 (LV-FPV) of the Aerolíneas Argentinas crossed the runway as it received clearance for take off.
Blackwater Awarded Over $1bn From State Dept. Since Threat on Investigator's Life
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Africa, Hillary Clinton, Iraq, Obama, Politics, Security, Shooting, USA, Violence, War )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - rt.com
The US State Department has allocated more than a billion dollars in contracts to the security firm Blackwater and its later manifestations since a top official for the company threatened a government investigator's life in 2007.
Live Export Lorry Turned Away From Port of Ramsgate
Offbeat  (tags: Live animals, declined, ram share, cruelty, turned away, RSPCA, live transport )

Marie
- 4 hours ago - thanetgazette.co.uk
A LORRY carrying live sheep was turned away from the Port of Ramsgate today due to concerns for the welfare of animals on board.
Don't Let Corporations Sue Governments
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, corruption, crime, abuse, americans, freedoms, government, law, politics, rights, society, safety, usa, world, culture, law, risks, warning, disease, prevention, protection, safety, society, business, GeneticEngineering, sustainable )

Marco
- 1 day ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
The Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a secretive trade deal between the EU and the US. If it goes through, corporations would be able to sue governments for putting people over profit. Write in to a consultation set up by the EU now...
Norway Archaeologists Find 8,000-Year-Old Skull
Offbeat  (tags: Archaelogy, Norway, Skull, Stokke, Vestfold, Stone Age )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thelocal.no
"Archaeologists have found what could be an 8,000 year old human skull in Stokke in Vestfold. The finding could help explain how it was to live in the Stone Age."
Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourer
Emergency Phone and Internet Data Laws to Be Passed
Offbeat  (tags: Laws, Politics, Internet data, Phone, Police, Security, UK )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Emergency powers to ensure police and security services can continue to access phone and internet records are being rushed through Parliament.
War on Terror Vs. Spying on EU: 'US Can't Have It Both Ways'
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, Human rights, Information Technology, Intelligence, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
On the one hand the NSA wants all the allies to work with them on the global war on terror, but on the other hand they still want the "old days" when they could spy on other countries with impunity, former MI5 agent Annie Machon told RT.
'Obama Administration Has No Intention of Downsizing Its EU Espionage'
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Germany, Human rights, Information Technology, Intelligence, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
The NSA Snowden affair did a lot of damage, but the new spying scandals are making winning affection for the US a major question for any government that tries to defend that special relationship, publicist and author William Engdahl told RT.
Konkurs Advokatfirmaer Kan Ikke HæVde Fremtidige Overskud Fra Kunder, Court Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Robert T Abney & Associates Bankruptcy L, Commercial Law )

Zackary
- 1 hour ago - lawfirmmemphis.com
Robert T Abney & Associates Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Law - En New York domstol har løst en lang ulmende spørgsmål om, hvad der sker, når advokatfirmaer sprænge.
 

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