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Brine Firm Sues Over Biblical Fracking Billboard
Offbeat  (tags: Fracking, biblicall billboard, lawsuit, free speech )

- 1 day ago -
An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on free-speech grounds.
Adopt A Cockroach In Honor Of Your Worthless Ex
Offbeat  (tags: ex, adopt, cockroach, scorpion, zoo, valentine's day )

- 21 hours ago -
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.
New York Snowstorm: Big Apple Braced for Biggest Blizzard in 100 Years
Offbeat  (tags: New York snowstorm )

- 8 hours ago -
Mayor Bill de Blasio has told New Yorkers that the snowstorm "will most likely be one of the largest blizzards in the history of New York City
American Sniper Film 'Behind Rise in Anti-Muslim Threats'
Offbeat  (tags: Arab-American civil rights, American Sniper, anti-Muslim threats' )

- 1 day ago -
The release of the film American Sniper has led to an increase in threats against Muslims in the US, according to an Arab-American civil rights group.
Animal Tracks: Jan. 20 -26
Offbeat  (tags: Animal Tracks: Jan. 20 -26 )

- 4 hours ago -
Beautiful photos.
First-Person Clip Shows Oklahoma Cop Chasing, Gunning Down Suspect (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: shooting, blackman, cops )

- 1 day ago -
Oklahoma police have released an extremely graphic body-camera video showing an officer chasing and shooting down a black man suspected of making gun threats. The first-person clip was meant to justify the copâEUR(TM)s actions, but raised controversy.
Diver Gets Encased in Whale Feces While Swimming Off Coast of Dominica
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, unusual, wildlife, environment, whales, oceans, divers, off-beat, performance, pictures, world )

- 1 day ago -
Keri Wilk and three other divers were completely surrounded by the excrement during their swim. Unfortunately for Wilk, he only uses goggles and a snorkel, which meant that some of the waste got into his eyes and mouth. 'I was soaked in it from head to to
Photo Highlights of the Day - Monday 26 January 2015
Offbeat  (tags: world, off-beat, interesting, news, pictures )

- 18 hours ago -
The GuardianâEUR(TM)s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world.
Budweiser Releases Teasers of 'Lost Dog' Super Bowl Commercial.. and It Won't Leave a Dry Eye in the House
Offbeat  (tags: super bowl, budweiser, clydesdale horse, puppy, commercial )

- 16 hours ago -
The uplifting Budweiser commercial portraying the lost dog and its Clydesdale horse friend was played during the Super Bowl. Now the beer company is doing the same again - and teasers from the newest installment give the impression it could be a tearjerke
Sarah Palin Stumbles, Others Rise on Iowa Stage
Offbeat  (tags: Palin, Politics, USA )

- 14 hours ago -
The Sarah Palin surge may be over before it really began. The former Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential nominee made headlines last week when she said she had a "servant's
Sick of Insensitive Questions About Your Adopted Kids? This Pastor Has An Answer
Offbeat  (tags: People, adoption, rudeness, racial diversity, off-beat, funny, video )

- 12 hours ago -
People tempted to blurt out a comment about an adopted child may want to think about breast augmentation first . That is the advice Jesse Butterworth, who was sick of many of the questions about his adopted daughter, recorded in this funny video.
Monsanto Agrochemicals Cause Genetic Damage in Soybean Workers âEUR" Study
Offbeat  (tags: healthconditions, pollution, humans, wildlife, risks, warning, GeneticEngineering, health )

- 14 hours ago -
Soybean workers exposed to the agrochemicals like glyphosate, the main component in MonsantoâEUR(TM)s âEUR~RoundupâEUR(TM) herbicide and other biocides, suffer from elevated DNA and cell damage. The exposed group exhibited an elevated level of cellular apoptosis,
Dementia 'Linked' to Common Over-the-Counter Drugs
Offbeat  (tags: health, medication, drugs, dementia )

- 15 hours ago -
A study has linked commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.
Clare's Law: 1,300 Domestic Abuse I Made
Offbeat  (tags: domestic disclosures, violence, abuse, clare's Law )

- 15 hours ago -
A scheme allowing people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been used more than 1,300 times in less than a year.
Pictures of the Day: 27 January 2015
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 27 January 2015 )

- 2 hours ago -
Interesting photos.
William Gillette: Five Ways He Transformed How Sherlock Holmes Looks and Talks
Offbeat  (tags: Sherlock Holmes, William Gillette: )

- 13 hours ago -
A 1916 silent movie featuring Sherlock Holmes - long presumed lost - is due to have its premiere in Paris. It stars a man who changed the way we see Conan Doyle's famous sleuth forever.
A Message to Every Intern - But Also About Life
Offbeat  (tags: intern, working, learning, humans, interesting, business, labor, society, culture, interesting )

- 11 hours ago -
From one of my favorite organic advocates, the Rodale Institute, a message on what to take away as an intern when first looking for work. I found it also a good summary of what you can learn in life, no matter your age or occupation, if you will.
A Comic Father: What I'Ve Learned About Life From My Daughter's Drawings
Offbeat  (tags: Funny, comics, daughter, father, inspiration, growing up, children, humans, interesting, pictures )

- 11 hours ago -
Very cute and funny expose on what a young daughter's project in school taught her dad about how children see their parents. I could totally relate!

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