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Toy Vey: The Rabbi Selling Kosher Vibrators
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, orthodox )

- 1 day ago -
Within ultra-Orthodox Jewish culture, physical contact between unmarried men and women is forbidden, as is viewing sexually suggestive imagery of any kind. A ban on pornography is a given, but even a VictoriaâEUR(TM)s Secret catalog is off limits for devout
Help Us Choose the Cover for the 2016 âEUR~RescuedâEUR(TM) Calendar!
Offbeat  (tags: cover, rescue 2016 calendar, peta, animals, culture, design, humans, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures, society, unusual, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Each year, PETA's popular "Rescued" calendar features animals who got a second chance at life, thanks to the work of PETA and our international affiliates as well as compassionate people like you.
Syria Air Strikes: Children Died' in US Air Strike
Offbeat  (tags: Children, US air strike, Syria )

- 1 day ago -
A US air strike on Syria last year probably killed two children, officials say - the first admission of civilian casualties in the campaign.
Parrot Tries to Befriend Cat, Fails Miserably (Videos & Texts)
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- 2 hours ago -
This poor parrot just wants to play! Unfortunately, his tactic is all wrong. This pesky parrot keeps prodding his target, clearly annoying the poor kitten. Clearly uninterested in any form of friendship, this cat effectively ends their bonding
Earth: British Wildlife: Playful Fox Cubs Begin To Eemerge
Offbeat  (tags: British Wildlife, Spring, Foxes, Fox Cubs )

- 1 day ago -
Spring heralds the sights and sounds of young foxes, but before long they are independent and preparing for the rigours of the approaching winter
Germanwings: Lufthansa Pilots May Get Spot Health Checks
Offbeat  (tags: health checks, Pilot, Germamwings, Lufthansa )

- 1 day ago -
The German airline Lufthansa is considering random medical checks for pilots, to help prevent any future disaster like the Germanwings crash that killed 150 people.
Spice: The Dangerous Alternative to Cannabis
Offbeat  (tags: designer drug, spice, health, alternative to cannabis )

- 1 day ago -
The designer drug Spice has been blamed for five university students being admitted to hospital, two of whom were left in a critical condition. But what is it and why is it so popular?
Eurovision 2015: Can the Australians Take on Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Eurovision, Australia, Europe )

- 1 day ago -
Despite very definitely not being a part of Europe, Australia takes to the stage at this year's Eurovision Song Contest final on Saturday night.
Pickles Throughout History
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, pictures, odd, food, pickles, history, off-beat )

- 14 hours ago -
an interesting article
You Grab a Hammer and a Chisel
Offbeat  (tags: human spirit, environment, ethics, safety, unusual, Dashrath Manjhi, India )

- 11 hours ago -
They told him it was impossible. It took him a hammer, a chisel, and 22 years to prove them wrong.
In Pictures: Celebrating Tremendous Turtles for #WorldTurtleDay
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- 32 minutes ago -
We love turtles and Saturday's World Turtle Day is a great excuse to fish out all our amazing photos of these fabulous creatures that have been around for about 200 million years.
Finland Instructs Nearly a Million Military Reservists
Offbeat  (tags: Military, Combat, Reservists, Finland, Europe )

- 1 day ago -
Finland has sent letters to nearly a million reservists to collect their contact details and remind them of their duties in case of combat, a defence ministry spokesman said.
Cameron 'Confident' of Getting Better Deal for UK in Europe
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- 1 day ago -
David Cameron has said he is confident he can get a better deal for the UK in Europe but admitted it "won't be easy".
Dog Loses Eyes to Glaucoma, 'Younger Siblings' Take on Role of Guide Animals
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, goodnews, pets )

- 23 hours ago -
After a vet tech's 10-year-old dog lost both eyes to glaucoma, her two younger pets stepped up to act as guides to the injured animal.
Bird Photography By John & Fish
Offbeat  (tags: birds, animals, photographing, beauty, nature, taiwan, arts, culture, humans, off-beat, photos, pictures, world, unusual )

- 2 hours ago -
This brother and sister duo have been photographing birds since 2006. Amazed by the beauty of nature, they began taking pictures of the birds of Taiwan
Rescued &Amp; Returned : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures, news )

- 2 hours ago -
All rescued and returned.
CDC Map Reveals "Most Distinctive" Cause Of Death State By State
Offbeat  (tags: Death, Mortality, Cause of Death, CDC, Centers for Disease Control, Map, Statistics )

- 1 day ago -
Your geography can have a big impact on how you bite the dust.

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