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Photo Highlights of the Day-Thursday 23 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, society, world, interesting, pictures )

Zora
- 1 hour ago - theguardian.com
The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a fire festival in Kyoto, the MOBOS and a giant frying pan in Sydney
Do People Know Where Their Chicken Comes From?
Offbeat  (tags: labelling, food )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Campaigners say chicken meat needs better labelling. How much do people really know about the life of a chicken before it reaches their plate?
Things Cats Do That Would Be Weird If Humans Did Them Read More: Http://Www.Mnn.Com/Family/Pets /Videos/Things-Cats-Do-That-Wo u
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, funny, bizarre, humans, humor, off-beat, society )

Lone
- 6 hours ago - mnn.com
Cats are notorious for knocking objects off tables, coughing up hairballs in the worst possible places, and leaving dead critters as "gifts." It's just what cats do.
Wild Goose Chase Along Highway Saves Actual Goose - Must See Video
Offbeat  (tags: Injured Goose, protection, animals, goodnews, society )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
Wildlife Aid Foundation (WAF) in Surrey received a call from The Highways Agency about a Canada goose who was scampering along a busy highway with what appeared to be an injured wing. Volunteer rescue vet
Lion Cubs Rescued From Life as a Photo Opportunity in Spain  | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, pictures, news )

Christeen
- 2 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Thank you so very much for this rescue.
5 Rescued Fawns Gleefully Bounce Back To Wild Freedom - Cute Video
Offbeat  (tags: Fawns, wildlife, interesting, goodnews )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
Months after being rescued as orphans separated from their mothers, things are finally looking up for these five very bouncy fawns. After careful rehabilitation at the California Wildlife Center (CWC) in Malibu, the deer are now strong, healthy and ready
Tales From the India Office
Offbeat  (tags: British Library, India )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A transgender singer hits stardom in Baghdad. Officials scramble to impose order after a Kuwaiti restaurant is found to be selling cat meat. Gulf royals on an official visit to London are left marooned in a drab south London suburb because of a shortage
Remembering Ben Bradlee
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Watergate, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
No-one took on the aura of the swashbuckling newspaperman with more style than Ben Bradlee, who became one of the great editors. He loved the life, but he was also a man of steel.
Goofy Dinosaur Blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
Offbeat  (tags: science, research, history, discovery, dinosaurs, Mongolia, goofy, interesting )

Naoko
- 13 hours ago - mainichi.jp
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.
How the World Loved the Swastika - Until Hitler Stole It
Offbeat  (tags: swastika, Nazi-Germany, Hitler, WW2, Europe )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. As more evidence emerges of its long pre-Nazi history in Europe,
Tiny Leopard Cub Makes Death-Defying Leap Across River -See Video
Offbeat  (tags: Leopard cub, daring jump, pictures, interesting, wildlife )

Jean
- 3 hours ago - thedodo.com
Like most other animals, baby leopards have to learn everything from mom: hunting, climbing and, most importantly, the subtle art of river-jumping. This young cub is no exception --
Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Dozens of Inmates, Strikes Deal to Avoid Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Education, History, Law, Police, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - rt.com
A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation.
UK Wind Farms Outshine Nuclear Power Output
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Global warming, Nuclear, Politics, SciTech, Science, UK, Weather )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - rt.com
UK wind farms generated more energy than the nation's nuclear power stations on Tuesday thanks to a huge surge in gale-force winds in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo, the National Grid has said.
Prepare for Movember Moustache Madness With 11 Hairy Facts
Offbeat  (tags: mustache, world, bizarre, culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures, society, unusual )

Frank
- 17 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
As you ditch the razer in readiness for a hairy Movember, 11 things you never knew about the humble moustache
What's Lurking in Sweden's Waters?
Offbeat  (tags: Sweden, submarine, Russia, Military )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Sweden's armed forces say they are looking for a submarine spotted in the country's waters not far from Stockholm and speculation has centred on Russia. But the Russians have scoffed at the claims.
Fracking Boom Prompts Oil Industry to Push for Crude Exports
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 1 hour ago - ecowatch.com
A never ending fight for all of us.
Samso: World's Most Inspiring Renewable Energy-Powered Island » EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 1 hour ago - ecowatch.com
Please keep up the good work.
Clean Water, a Smart Investment » EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 1 hour ago - ecowatch.com
Now is definately the time to be concerned about our waterways. We cannot live with water.
'Fracking Loophole' Allows Drilling Companies to Use Unregulated Toxins - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Fracking, Health, USA )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - rt.com
A number of US oil companies are taking advantage of the so-called "Halliburton Loophole" to circumvent federal legislature regulating diesel-based fluids in fracking, instead exploiting the environment with even more toxic chemicals, new report says.
   

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