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The Great British Bucket List: The Top 50 UK Experiences That Everyone Should Try at Least Once
Offbeat  (tags: Bucket list, UK, Great Britain, trooping of the guard, experiences )

Marie
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
But the number one British bucket list experience is the simple pleasure of enjoying fish and chips while sat on a pier at a traditional seaside resort.
Televangelist Pat Robertson Wants to Know Why Jews 'Are So Rich'
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, U.S. government, polishing diamonds, Pat Robertson, Rabbi Daniel Lapin, The 700 Club )

Jess
- 20 hours ago - haaretz.com
According to a report in Salon, Lapin explained that Jewish people don't spend their weekends mowing lawns or fixing their cars because they prefer to pay others to do it for them.
Easter 2014: Another Tide (Coincides)
Offbeat  (tags: Easter, Holy Spirit, Revelations, Vision, Faith, Good News )

Wind
- 5 hours ago - seaclearly.wordpress.com
And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. Exodus 14:21
7 Landmarks to Visit Before Climate Change Ruins Them | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news, interesting )

Christeen
- 3 hours ago - takepart.com
There is a lot more work for us to do on this issue.
Proof Pit Bulls Can Be Loving: Adorable Stray Forged Such a Bond With Animal Shelter Workers They'Ve Mounted a Campaign to Find
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bulls, adorable, cute, shelter, rescue, adopt )

Marie
- 2 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Some people think pit bulls have a bad reputation, but a pair of former shelter workers in New York formed such a deep bond with one such stray they're scouring the internet to find him again.
How Did the Turtle Cross the Road? With Your Help
Offbeat  (tags: Turtle, cross, road, help, snapping turtle, roads, cars, danger )

Marie
- 15 hours ago - mnn.com
If you see a turtle trying to cross the road, it most likely needs your assistance. Here are some tips on how you can get the turtle safely on its way.
Could This Electric Car Replace New York's Horse-Drawn Carriages?
Offbeat  (tags: Electric cars, replace, horses, drawn carriages, New York )

Marie
- 14 hours ago - cbsnews.com
Animal rights activists in New York City unveiled on Thursday the antique car replicas that they hope will replace the horse-drawn carriages that have traversed Central Park for generations.
Media Heavyweights Join Fight Against Removing 'Innocence of Muslims' From YouTube
Offbeat  (tags: Clashes, Court, Human rights, Information Technology, Internet, Law, Mass media, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The Washington Post, National Public Radio, and a number of other influential media groups have filed a court brief supporting Google's effort to keep a controversial film online, joining a fight over actors' rights and what constitutes censorship.
Polish MP Artur Debski Finds Job as London Handyman
Offbeat  (tags: Poland, immigration, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A Polish MP is working as a handyman in London as he tries to find out why so many young Poles come to the UK.Artur Debski believes learning from UK strengths can help Poland tackle its "dangerous" emigration problem.
Argentine Zoo Shows Off Adorable White Tiger Cubs
Offbeat  (tags: Adorable, white tiger, cubs, argentine zoo, video )

Marie
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Three-month old white Bengal tiger triplets make their public debut at Buenos Aires Zoo . Elly Park reports.
Navy Charges Fourth Official in Worst Corruption Scandal in Decades
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Corruption, Court, Crime, Intelligence, Law, Military, Navy, Scandal, Security, USA, Vessels )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Officials have arrested and charged a fourth US Navy officer with leaking classified information to a defense contractor in exchange for cash, gifts, and other personal favors.
Gold Bars Removed From Indian Man's Stomach
Offbeat  (tags: Gold Bars, Stomach, businessman, Delhi, India )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Indians traditionally hoard gold in the belief it will bring financial security. Twelve bars of gold have been recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him has said.
Obama Administration Delays Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline Again
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Oil, Resources, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The Obama administration said Friday that it is giving federal agencies more time to assess a proposed trans-national pipeline, likely keeping a decision about the controversial Keystone XL project from being made anytime soon.
Alabama Inmates Plan Strike Against Prison Labor
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Law, Protest, Security, USA )

Ray
- 19 hours ago - rt.com
Inmates in at least one Alabama correctional facility are planning a prison-wide work stoppage that threatens to bring production to a halt over pay and court conditions, according to an inmate who spoke to reporters from his cell.
US Special Ops Forces Committing Suicide in Record Numbers
Offbeat  (tags: Army, USA )

Ray
- 19 hours ago - rt.com
US special forces have been committing suicide at record levels for the last two years, the head of the US Special Operations Command (SOCom) admitted in a speech on Thursday. He blamed the high numbers on the length and difficulty of combat.
Gitmo Judge Presses CIA to Explain Detainee's Treatment at Black Sites, Guantanamo
Offbeat  (tags: Tags CIA, Court, Crime, Guantanamo, Intelligence, Law, Scandal, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A US judge presiding over Guantanamo Bay inmate trials has ordered the CIA to provide information on how a detainee there was treated. The move is a major step toward transparency as legal authorities prepare to prosecute suspected terrorists.
Top 8 Fun Cute Animal Easter Cards
Offbeat  (tags: pets, easter, dogs, cats, bunny )

Vipul
- 1 day ago - ismiledyou.com
A handpicked collection of Easter cards for kids, starring cute Easter bunnies, dogs, cats, chicks, and chocolate eggs!
'Snakes and Ladders' The Exciting New Play That Explores the Dynamics of a Mixed Race Family
Offbeat  (tags: performance, humor, goodnews, culture, pictures, photos, unusual, arts )

W.J.
- 1 day ago - goldenroom.co.uk
In 'Snakes and Ladders' playwright Sarah Naomi Lee brings three Mixed race sisters as they prepare for a family wedding. Fierce Love and Fiercer Rivalries ensue as a stranger arrives and suddenly the sisters aren't so sure of their roles.
Who, What, Why: Why Is Good Friday Called Good Friday?
Offbeat  (tags: Who, What, Why, Good Friday, Crucifixion )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
It is the day when Christians commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion. So why is it called Good Friday? According to the Bible, the son of God was flogged, ordered to carry the cross on which he would be crucified and then put to death.
WWF Snaps #Lastselfie of Endangered Animals
Offbeat  (tags: WWF, endangered, selfies, save, animals )

Marie
- 1 day ago - adweek.com
The animal conservation organization is encouraging users of the photography app to take a picture of its bleak ads and Snapchat it to their friends.
Victorian Strangeness: The Tale of the Lion and the Spa Break
Offbeat  (tags: Circus, Lion, Victorian, Wales )

Ray
- 19 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Saturday, as you'll surely need no reminding, is International Circus Day. Author Jeremy Clay delves into the Victorian newspaper archives to unearth a tale of a travelling menagerie, an escaped lion,
Baby Baboon's Frightening Encounter With Lions Ends With a Heroic Twist
Offbeat  (tags: lioness, baby baboon, baboons, protective, National Geographic, Cat Watch, photos, wildlife, unusual )

Evelyn
- 12 hours ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
One of the most remarkable wildlife interactions that I have come across in my time. The photographs are amazing, but it's the touching behaviour of the animals involved that makes this story so unique.
100 Rarest Birds in the World | EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, news, pictures )

Christeen
- 3 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Beautiful birds.
Govt Moves to Shield 'Whaling Culture'
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, whaling, scientific, changes, government, Japan )

Marie
- 2 hours ago - the-japan-news.com
The government's decision on Friday to continue research whaling in the northwestern Pacific for fiscal 2014 reflects domestic voices demanding that the government protect "Japan's whaling culture," but the decision is likely to trigger stronger protests
Bear Bile Draining: Help Us Call a Halt to This Barbaric Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Bears, moon bears, Bear Bile Farming, cruelty, ban )

Marie
- 47 minutes ago - express.co.uk
The imprisoned bear holds her powerful paw up to the metal bars of her tomb-like cage to greet the visitor peering in. It is a remarkably gentle reaction from an animal being made to suffer the most horrific abuse at the hands of man.
   

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