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Send a Mother's Day Note Write a Note to a Homebound Elderly New Yorker
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, politics, weather, healthconditions, humans, government, activists, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, health, interesting, internet, media, politics, philanthropy, news, sadness, safety, society, women )

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write a note about citymeals: With support , --we deliver meals to more than 18,000 of our most vulnerable neighbors throughout the city. Many recipients are isolated, women & G.Mothers, send a smile & a meal write a note xx
Mumbai Driver Runs Over Sleeping Dog in Front of Police Officer Who Does Nothing! Act Now! Please Sign
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- 1 day ago -
Police have absolutely no excuse for not taking action! Please sign the petition and urge the authorities to do their job and hold this man accountable for his action! Regardless of the social status is, no one is above the law!
This Creepy Video Of An Octopus Chasing A Crab Will Chill Your Soul
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- 1 day ago -
The crab puts up a good fight, zigging and zagging across the surface of the water. But the octopus eerily shape-shifts after its prey. As an Imgur user put it, "resistance is futile."
George The Cat Stands On Two Legs Like A Little Human
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- 1 day ago -
George is a cat who just really likes to stand on two legs. Redditor Egzo shared a photo of his pet on Wednesday to the Aww subreddit, showing the kitty standing up like a human.
Lancet Medical Journal Accused of âEUR~Hate SpeechâEUR(TM) on Israeli Aggression in Gaza
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- 1 day ago -
A venerable British medical journal has been targeted by 500 doctors worldwide over its coverage of the humanitarian crisis caused by the Israel-Palestine conflict. It has been BritainâEUR(TM)s most trusted medical journal for almost two hundred years.
Thousands Honor Soldiers on 100th Year of Gallipoli Battle
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- 22 hours ago -
World leaders gather with the descendants of the fighters in Gallipoli, the memories of one of the most harrowing campaigns of the 20th century have come surging back to life.
Wily Coyote Captured Outside Cafe After Manhattan Police Chase
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- 17 hours ago -
Police captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a residential area of lower Manhattan on Saturday, the latest in a series of coyote sightings in New York City, where an increasing number of the predators are making their home.
Jockey Cracks Up Crowd When His Pants Drop In Mid Race Malfunction
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- 1 day ago -
Blake Shinn eked out a second place finish by the, ahem, seat of his pants on Thursday.
Dog Tied To Truck, Dragged 4 Miles Before Being Thrown In Ditch (GRAPHIC)
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- 1 day ago -
The founder of an animal rescue center said she is suffering "sleepless hours" after dealing with the tragic case of a dog horrifically injured and left to die in a ditch.
Election 2015 -Reality Check: Is Giving Voters Sausage Rolls Illegal?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Corruption, Treating, Electors, Law, Police, Electoral Commission )

- 17 hours ago -
The humble sausage roll has potentially landed a UKIP candidate in hot water as he is to be questioned by police over allegations he has tried to influence voters by giving away the pastries at a party event. Kim Rose,
DESPICABLE: Obama Denies the Armenian Holocaust
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- 1 day ago -
The great thing about history, and truth, is that it is immutable and although we try to revise it âEUR" that truth stands. A most horrific moment in our world history but how many remember, or recognize it? Not our president.
Sea Lion Pup Waddles Away From Water, Gets Ride Back to Sea
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- 1 day ago -
Mendocino County sheriff's deputies patrolling Highway 1, just south of Fort Bragg, spotted an animal moving slowly in dense fog Sunday. They discovered the animal was a sea lion pup weighing about 20 pounds with a tag attached to its front flipper.
Food Waste Campaigners Set Up Kitchen in Calais Migrant Camps
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Food, Health, Human rights, Immigration, UK )

- 1 day ago -
A Bristol-based charity that serves unwanted and waste food to the community will set up a mobile kitchen in Calais to provide for migrants living in makeshift camps.
In Pictures: 25 Years of Hubble
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- 1 day ago -
The space shuttle Discovery carried the US-European Hubble Space Telescope (HST) into orbit on 24 April 1990, opening a new era in the history of astronomy.
Hubble Issues 25th Birthday Image
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- 1 day ago -
The Hubble Space Telescope has celebrated its silver anniversary with a picture featuring a spectacular vista of young stars blazing across a dense cloud of gas and dust.
Hubble Finds 'Best Evidence' for Ganymede Subsurface Ocean
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- 1 day ago -
There is further, compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean of water beneath its icy crust.
New Mass Extinction Event Identified By Geologists
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- 1 day ago -
Over the past 450 million years, life on Earth has been devastated by five mass extinction events that are widely recognised by geologists.
Election 2015: UK Good Enough to Go It Alone - Farage
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- 20 hours ago -
UK businesses should not fear leaving the EU, UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said, as he accused politicians of a "lack of self confidence" in Britain.
Dog That Looks Like Steve Buscemi Highlights The Problem With Famous Pets
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- 16 hours ago -
A Los Angeles rescue dog has skyrocketed to Internet fame due to what some claim is a resemblance to actor Steve Buscemi.
Sade - Sweetest Taboo
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- 12 hours ago -
Sea Turtle Photobombs Vacation Picture
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- 1 day ago -
A green sea turtle photobombed Diovani de Jesus' group picture while he was on vacation on Apo Island, in the Philippines earlier this month, according to a caption from Caters, a news agency based in the United Kingdom.
Chile's Volcanic Lightshow
Offbeat  (tags: Chile, vulcano eruption, ash, lava, off-beat, pictures, unusual, world )

- 1 day ago -
For the first time in 42 years, ChileâEUR(TM)s Calbuco volcano has erupted into life, spewing tons of ash and lava.
Have You Ever Noticed Animals Eat Funny?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, funny, interesting, off-beat, pets )

- 23 hours ago -
VIDEO Animals do a lot of things funny, but what's mostly on their mind, and which will incur a host of funny and bizarre beahaviors we humans find both hilarious and adorable. Here's for that smile that's already creeping on your face, enjoy!
Election 2015: Row Over Second Independence Referendum Warning
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Scotland, SNP, Independence, Referendum, Politics, UK )

- 20 hours ago -
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said the SNP have a "chilling" plan for a second referendum on independence.
Election 2015: Farage 'Used Tone to Get Noticed'
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Nigel Farage, UKIP )

- 20 hours ago -
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has admitted the tone he has used on issues including immigration and HIV was designed to "get noticed".
Election 2015 -Reality Check: How Has Public Sector Pay Changed?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, public sector pay, Lib-Dem's, Politics, UK )

- 18 hours ago -
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has been talking about public sector pay. He has said that pay should rise at least by inflation for the two years from 2016 and then above inflation once the deficit has been dealt with.
Election 2015 -Reality Check: Do Parties Keep Manifesto Pledges?
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- 18 hours ago -
After a week of manifesto launches, it feels like a good time to look at the track record of new governments implementing their pre-election pledges.

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