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Texas Executes Man Despite Intellectual Disability, IQ of 67
Offbeat  (tags: execution, disability, Texas, USA )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - rt.com
The state of Texas executed Robert Ladd on Thursday via lethal injection, after the Supreme Court rejected arguments from the American Civil liberties Union (ACLU) that he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
It's Paul Spaniels! Three-Year-Old Cocker Spaniel Bella Becomes An Internet Hit By Performing a New Trick Every Day of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: Tricks, dog, cocker spaniel, offbeat )

Scooby
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but Bella the cocker spaniel is learning a new one each day for the next year.
Bear Lady' of North Carolina May Have Been Killed By Bear She Was Famous for Feeding as Authorities Find Her Savaged Remains in
Offbeat  (tags: bear lady, bears, death, north carolina )

Angela
- 3 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A woman known as North Carolina's 'Bear Lady' may have been killed by a bear. The remains of Kay Grayson, 67, were found in a well-known bear path just 100 yards from her isolated home in Tyrrell County on Monday.
Asthma Diagnosis 'May Be Wrong' in One Million UK Adults
Offbeat  (tags: health care, asthma, copd, NICE, DOH, NHS, Asthma UK )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog.
Museum's 'Dippy' Dinosaur Makes Way for Blue Whale
Offbeat  (tags: Natural History Museum, blue whale, animals, dinosaur )

Ray
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the dinosaur and moving in a blue whale.
Homeless Man Who Refused To Leave His Dog During Below-Zero Temperatures Gets Shelter For Pup
Offbeat  (tags: good news, homeless man, dog, freezing temperatures )

Angela
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Even in frigid weather conditions, this homeless man wouldn't leave his beloved best friend. On a night when the temperature had dipped below zero, and encouraged Holland to go to an overnight shelter. The 53-year-old, who is fiercely attached to his dog
Police Given New Guidance to Combat Rape 'Myths'
Offbeat  (tags: police, CPS, Rape, new guidance )

Ray
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Advice to police in England and Wales clarifying the circumstances in which a person can consent to sex has been given by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Pictures of the Day: 30 January 2015
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 30 January 2015 )

Giana
- 2 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Wonderful photos.
Dubai Busiest Airport In The World
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, airport, Dubai, London Heathrow )

Angela
- 1 day ago - dbtechno.com
London Heathrow airport is no longer considered the busiest in the world. After decades as the worldâEUR(TM)s busiest airport that distinction now goes to Dubai International.
US Supreme Court Delays Executions Amid Drugs Review
Offbeat  (tags: Supreme Court, Execution, delays, Drugs review )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The US Supreme Court has postponed the executions of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in the procedures is cruel.
Is This Britain's Naughtiest Dog? Spaniel Ralph Has Eaten Wallpaper, Bricks and His Owner's New Floor
Offbeat  (tags: Ralph, dog, naughty, Britain, eats )

Scooby
- 2 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A couple believe they may own Britain's naughtiest dog after the puppy ate its way through wallpaper, bricks and even the family's new kitchen floor.
Typewriter Artist - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, unusual, humans, design, arts )

Rebecca
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
An extraordinary man with a severe disability creates incredible works of art using a typewriter.
Threatened Species Given Lifeline By New Bait Developed to Kill Feral Cats
Offbeat  (tags: Western Australia, bait, poison, feral cats, sad news )

Scooby
- 34 minutes ago - theguardian.com
The West Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife has spent more than 10 years developing baits to appeal to the notoriously fussy palate of cats.
Adventurer Climbs Up Frozen Niagara Falls - WOW Video!
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, Niagara Falls, climber, frozen )

Angela
- 1 hour ago - msn.com
A Canadian climber has become the first person to scale a frozen Niagara Falls. Will Gadd used ice axes and a specially-designed ice hook to climb a 140ft-high (40-metre) gorge of the tourist attraction.
Earn $13,000 a Year Selling Your Feces
Offbeat  (tags: feces, $13, 000 a year, OpenBiome )

Angela
- 1 hour ago - msn.com
You can donate blood, plasma, eggs, and sperm. Why not poop? Yes, your feces are perhaps your greatest untapped monetary resource. Thanks to a nonprofit organization called OpenBiome, you can cash in to the tune of $13,000 a year --
Photo Highlights of the Day - Friday 30 January 2015
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, world, pictures, news )

Zora
- 43 minutes ago - theguardian.com
The GuardianâEUR(TM)s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including speedskating in Austria, the Winston Churchill anniversary, snowfall in Japan, and the conflict in Kashmir
Get to the Point: 5 Fast Facts About Porcupines
Offbeat  (tags: porcupines, facts, behaviour, animals, environment, off-beat, pictures, wildlife )

Lone
- 2 minutes ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
We identify a porcupine in a reader's photo and separate prickly fact from fiction.
   

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