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Offbeat  (tags: humor, politicians, strange days, funny, humans, odd, society, unusual, bizarre, culture, wildlife, women, men, transgender, animal, vegetable, mineral rights )

- 1 day ago -
Plunging the future of the 2016 Presidential debates into doubt, Donald J. Trump said on Tuesday morning that he would not participate in the remaining two debates if Hillary Clinton is there.
Life In Captivity, In One Photograph
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 22 hours ago -
The picture presents a striking contrast between the zoo visitors and the orangutan: a moments interest and comedy for the visitors and a lifetime of captivity for the orangutan.
Who, What, Why: Did Donald Trump Use the Word âEUR~BiglyâEUR(TM)?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Debate, Who, What, Why, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The Republican candidate for White House appeared to use an unusual adverb in his debate against Hillary Clinton. Or did he? Jon Kelly investigates.
Dolphin Captured In Hunt Has Lost the Will to Live
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 22 hours ago -
In a recent video, a dolphin floats on the top of a square-shaped sea pen, he looks dead. After a few moments, the dolphin shifts position, he is alive, but barely. The video was taken at the Taiji Whale Museum where cetaceans are kept in tiny, chlorinate
Presidential Debate: Trump Says He Might 'Hit Hillary Harder'
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Debate, USA )

- 1 day ago -
US Republican candidate Donald Trump has said he may hit his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton harder in the next presidential debate, following their first encounter on Monday.
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humor, goodnews )

- 10 hours ago -
September 28th is National Drink Beer Day! Cheers!
US Election: Who Won the First Debate?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Debate, USA )

- 1 day ago -
It was a battle between the lawyer and the salesman, and for the most part the lawyer came out on top.
CITES Species Body Rejects Process for Ivory Sales
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory Trade, Sales, Animals, CITES, Johannesburg )

- 1 day ago -
Delegates at the Cites meeting here in Johannesburg have defeated an attempt to set up a process to resume sales of ivory. Under discussion for eight years, the so-called Decision Making Mechanism was supported by a number of southern African states.
Cat Convinces Flock Of Lambs To Follow Him Everywhere
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 23 hours ago -
Sure, on the surface Steve the orange tabby might look like an ordinary house cat, but to his faithful flock of loyal followers, he is that and so much more. Around here, he pretty much runs the show.
Dog Upset Pet Store Is Closed, Refuses to Leave
Offbeat  (tags: animals, off-beat )

- 21 hours ago -
The pet store is clearly closed, but that won't stop Samo the 5-year-old beagle/lab from leaving it. If it were up to her, they would have waited outside until it opened up again.
Meet Stanley the Bulldog, An Anti-Bullying Advocate With a Cleft Lip
Offbeat  (tags: dogster hero, Stanley, bulldog, anti bullying, children, awesome-pawsome doggy pics )

- 14 hours ago -
The special-needs English Bulldog has become an advocate for acceptance and anti-bullying, especially for children.
Meet Kyle, a Fluffy Cat WhoâEUR(TM)s All Love, âEUR~Stache, and Charm
Offbeat  (tags: catster heroes, animal violence, advocate, violence shelters, awesome-pawsome kitty pics )

- 13 hours ago -
Once a witness to murder, he helps advocate for animal-friendly domestic violence shelters.
Brain Surgery on Aleppo Hospital Floor
Offbeat  (tags: BBC Newsnight, Aleppo hospital, Middle East )

- 4 hours ago -
BBC Newsnight has obtained distressing footage which shows the grim reality inside an Aleppo hospital. John Sweeney's report has upsetting footage and scenes of surgery.
Offbeat  (tags: dads, cats, cool, awesome-pawsome kitty video )

- 16 hours ago -
Real men love cats âEUR¦ I know there's lots of cat guys out there, don't be afraid to show your love for cats, being a cat man is cool :)
Curious George Celebrates 75 Years Of Monkey Business
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, off-beat, Curious George )

- 1 hour ago -
Curious George âEUR" who was originally named Fifi âEUR" turns 75 this year. Despite some dated themes (we're looking at you, Man with the Yellow Hat) George is now a multimillion-dollar franchise
Race to Find Stolen African Penguin
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 18 hours ago -
A desperate search is under way for an endangered African penguin "freed" by activists who may have unwittingly sent the bird to his death. Buddy was born in the park, and has no idea how to survive in the wild. Experts say the penguin could last for just
This Island Lets Tourists Adopt a Dog for a Day
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

- 18 hours ago -
This fantasy can become a reality thanks to the Kauai Humane Society, which allows loving travelers (and locals!) to adopt a dog for the day. The temporary guardians can bring their new furry foster kids to the beach, on hikes, or even to visit nursing ho
14,000-Year-Old Campsite in Argentina Adds to An Archaeological Mystery | Ars Technica
Offbeat  (tags: pre-clovis people )

- 8 hours ago -
For more than a decade, evidence has been piling up that humans colonized the Americas thousands of years before the Clovis people. The Clovis, who are the early ancestors of today's Native Americans
Pictures of the Day: 29 September 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 29 September 2016 )

- 1 hour ago -
Interesting photos.
Presidential Election Debate: All Our Best Material in One Place
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Debate, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The first US presidential debate is over after a frenetic 90 minutes - now it's time to get your breath back. We had teams all across the US, including the venue in Hofstra University, New York, on the night.
Elementary, My Dear: 8 Little-Known Elements
Offbeat  (tags: little known elements, slideshow )

- 9 hours ago -
Unless you're a real science geek, chances are you never knew these eight elements even existed. Nonetheless, many of them form the foundations of modern life

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