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Nation of Animal Lovers? UK's Shame as 50,000 Pet Dogs Dumped in One Year
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, animals, abandoned, uk, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
ALMOST 50,000 pet dogs are being dumped by owners in Britain every year âEUR" with healthy animals being exterminated every TWO hours by agencies who are struggling to cope.
Supersized Animals Make You Feel Small Photos
Offbeat  (tags: animals, huge, photos )

- 1 day ago -
The Matrix - Our Reality In Question
Offbeat  (tags: simulation theory, The Matrix - Our Reality In Question )

- 1 day ago -
The Matrix - Our Reality In Question
Loneliness and the Risk of Fraudulent Mail
Offbeat  (tags: Money scam, fraudulent, Action Fraud, Crime, fraud victims )

- 23 hours ago -
Action Fraud recorded a 9% increase in fraud offences last year, It was the number of letters which her aunt was receiving that first made Penny Eggebrecht suspicious.
On This Day1995: OJ Simpson Verdict: 'Not Guilty'
Offbeat  (tags: Criminal Trial, Murder Trial, Unanimous Decision, Not Guilty, USA )

- 23 hours ago -
OJ Simpson has been found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman.
I-Wonder:How Do You Avoid Food Poisoning?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, food poisoning, food safety, hygiene )

- 1 day ago -
Should you worry?, With one million of us in the UK getting a bout of food poisoning annually, it seems we are right to be careful about what we eat.
Sepp Blatter: Coca-Cola and McDonald's Say Fifa Boss Must Go
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, FIFA President, Coca-Cola McDonald's, criminal investigation. )

- 1 day ago -
Coca-Cola and McDonald's have called for Sepp Blatter to step down immediately as Fifa president.
Michigan Farmers Discover Woolly Mammoth Skeleton
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, animal, uncovered, farmers, Michigan, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.
Secret World: Blood of Eden
Offbeat  (tags: Music Video, Peter Gabriel, Paula Cole, Blood of Eden, Secret World, Spirit, Poetry, Lyrics, world )

- 22 hours ago -
Peter Gabriel and Paula Cole music video: Blood of Eden. (An inspirational photo in relation, as well.) ~^~
Scientists Planning to Clone UK's Only Giant Panda to Save Them From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: panda, uk, clone, scientists, animals, pictures, news )

- 5 hours ago -
Scientists are planning to clone the only giant pandas in the UK in a bid to save them from extinction.
Live Like a Supermodel: Natalia Vodianova's Country Pile Goes on Sale
Offbeat  (tags: super model, russian, water mill, for sale, sussex, england, uk )

- 5 hours ago -
The 18th-century converted watermill, in Selham, West Sussex, is on the market for £3million.
Dog Threatened With Euthanasia Invokes 'Stand Your Ground' Defence!
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humans, provoked, law, defence, safety, unusual )

- 1 day ago -
Finally, a justifiable use for this law.
Obama: Russia Strikes 'Strengthen IS'
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, air strikes, IS, US President Obama, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Russian air strikes in support of Syrian President Assad are strengthening Islamic State, US President Obama says
Did the Ghost of a Grey Lady Sabotage My Marriage?
Offbeat  (tags: Ghost, grey lady, Sussex, monks, haunted )

- 1 day ago -
Beside me, I felt my mother-in-law jump in alarm. She grabbed my arm. 'Did you see that?' I knew I'd seen something, but what?
Oregon Shooting: The Mass Killing 'Contagion Effect'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Oregon, community college campus, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A sheriff investigating the deadly shooting in Roseburg, Oregon has said he will not speak the name of the gunman. But when it comes to copycat crimes, naming killers may be less important than the extent of the news coverage.
Oregon Shooting: Gunman Killed Himself
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Gunman, Gun Violencen, Oregon, USA )

- 20 hours ago -
The gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage at a college in the US state Oregon then killed himself as police arrived, officials have said.
Late Last Year, a Very Unusual Bundle Fell Out of a Tree in Rosie Kemp's Backyard: A Month-Old Raccoon.
Offbeat  (tags: Pumpkin, racoon, dogs, rescued, cute, video )

- 19 hours ago -
Late last year, a very unusual bundle fell out of a tree in Rosie Kemp's backyard: a month-old raccoon.
A Point of View: Can Your Name Shape Your Personality?
Offbeat  (tags: your name, your personality )

- 7 hours ago -
Does what we're called have any bearing on who we are? Writer Will Self echoes Juliet's famous question, and attempts an examination of self (and Self)
Man Sentenced to 28 Years in Jail for Dismembering Dogs in Depraved Videos
Offbeat  (tags: Man, jailed, Reno, tortured, dogs, videos )

- 51 minutes ago -
The 25-year-old from Reno was jailed on seven counts, involving animal torture.
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

- 1 day ago -
Deep in the heart of Africa lies the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, a forest along the banks of the Osun river in Yoruba land of Nigeria. It is a gigantic art exhibition sustained by spiritual culture, the last of hundreds of sacred forests
Migrant Invasion Halts Channel Tunnel Trains
Offbeat  (tags: migrant crisis, Calais, crime, Illegal immigrants, france, uk )

- 1 day ago -
Police said the large and co-ordinated group stormed the Calais terminal just before midnight and services were immediately shut for safety reasons.
Truth About the Rabble Bringing Fear to Our Streets Working Class Warriors? No Middle Class Spongers and So Called Academics
Offbeat  (tags: anarchists, london, uk )

- 1 day ago -
Age has not mellowed university graduate Ian Bone. He may now be a 68-year-old grandfather, but he is full of burning resentment. Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich while claiming benefits funded by their taxes.
On This Day1952: Tea Rationing to End
Offbeat  (tags: Post War Britain, Tea Rationing )

- 23 hours ago -
News of the end of tea rationing means Britons will soon be able to enjoy unlimited "cuppas" for the first time in 12 years.
On This Day1944: Poles Surrender After Warsaw Uprising
Offbeat  (tags: Warsaw uprising, Poland Surrender, Nazi Germany, WW2 )

- 23 hours ago -
The Germans have crushed a rebellion in Warsaw led by the Polish Home Army.
How to Make the Perfect Custard Tart | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Recipes, Baking, Felicity Cloake, British Food )

- 22 hours ago -
She makes it sound so easy, Not to be confused with the Portuguese or French versions, this silky dessert in a crisp crust is a British classic. But should the pastry be enriched with sugar âEUR" and should your custard be made with cream or milk?
Anglo-Saxon House in West Stow to Be Pulled Down
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Property, Construction, Techniques. )

- 12 hours ago -
An Anglo-Saxon-style house is to be dismantled so archaeologists can try to learn more about 5th-7th Century construction techniques.
Beautiful Moment Lioness Is Reunited With Man Who Raised Her as a Cub
Offbeat  (tags: lioness, humans, Big Cats, off beat )

- 9 hours ago -
Kiara, named after the Lion King character, gives her former adoptive dad a huge hug and the pair then wrestle on the floor
What Do Maps Reveal About Ourselves
Offbeat  (tags: Culture, State of the Art, Art History, Ordnance Survey Map )

- 6 hours ago -
Cartography has produced beautiful works of art âEUR" but are they as objective as we think? Alastair Sooke explores the unreliable history of map-making.
Downfall of the House of York: Bulldozers Raze Andrew and Fergie's Derelict Mansion
Offbeat  (tags: mansion, uk, england, south york, demolished, windsor park, queen, gift )

- 5 hours ago -
It was the wedding present from the Queen that fell into rack and ruin
Grandson of Willie Whitelaw Is Embroiled in Row With Locals in His Picturesque Yorkshire Village Over Dried-Up Duck Pond Where B
Offbeat  (tags: Ducks, geese, pond, Yorkshire, UK, willy Whitehall )

- 4 hours ago -
The grandson of former Conservative party deputy leader Willie Whitelaw is embroiled in a row over a duck pond.

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