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Rats Plague Louvre Museum Gardens
Offbeat  (tags: culture, unusual )

- 23 hours ago -
According to the newspaper Le Monde, the rat population of central Paris is estimated to number up to six million, about three for every resident, not including the suburbs which are home to millions more.
Saving Cute Baby Sloths
Offbeat  (tags: animals - cute little sloths, rescue )

- 1 day ago -
Slow down and watch some caring people help these adorable critters!
Sharks Added to the Endangered Species List for the First Time Ever
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, hammerhead sharks, endangered, marine life, sad news, species )

- 21 hours ago -
Thousands of years of existence have made the sharks one of the most successful animals on the planet, until now. Two species of hammerhead sharks were added to the The World Conservation Union's Red List as an endangered species earlier this month.
MPs Bicker Over IPCC Report on Causes of Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, climate-change, IPCC, report, UK )

- 9 hours ago -
MPs have endorsed the findings of a UN climate panel that says humans are the dominant cause of global warming.
The Prisoners of War Who Grew 33,000 Lettuces
Offbeat  (tags: ww1, food, POW )

- 9 hours ago -
When thousands of British men were interned in Germany at the start of World War One, they rolled up their sleeves and made the best of it. In their prison camp on the River Spree in Berlin,
Let's Talk: Do You Let Your Cats Eat at the Dinner Table?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, off-beat, interesting, funny, cats, dinner, eating )

- 21 hours ago -
We let our cat Ghosty sit with us but then we got a kitten; will I ever have a peaceful meal again?
Walk Free
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, humans, survey, Walk Free )

- 1 day ago -
SURVEY - to help end modern slavery within our generation
Beauty Queen: How I Survived Teen Domestic Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: domestic, violence, abuse, teenagers )

- 1 day ago -
Not enough attention is given to teenagers at risk of domestic violence, a beauty queen who suffered abuse has told Newsbeat.
8 Ways I'M EXACTLY Like My Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, society, off-beat, funny, humor, cats )

- 21 hours ago -
Do cat lovers take on the traits of their cats? I know I share a lot of qualities with my cats.
Simple Ways to Be a Role Model for Your Child
Offbeat  (tags: children, parents, good tips )

- 1 day ago -
Raising a respectful, patient, responsible, and hardworking child is every parent's dream. Here are a few simple ways to be a role model for your child
Killer Whales Gobble Japanese Whaling Crew
Offbeat  (tags: Japanese, whaling fleet, crew, eaten, gobbled, alive, killer whales )

- 6 hours ago -
A pod of killer whales had reportedly attacked the Japanese whaling crew aboard MV Nisshin Maru with one crew being gobbled down alive.
So, My Cat Is Teaching My Baby How to Be a Cat
Offbeat  (tags: children, off-beat, humor, funny, cats, cats' behavior )

- 21 hours ago -
We should have known something devious was going on, but we were much too distracted by the cuteness of the whole matter.
Pictures of the Day: 29 July 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 29 July 2014 )

- 5 hours ago -
Good photos.
12 Annoying Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humans, society, baby powder )

- 1 day ago -
If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full potential.
Hitchbot, the Hitchhiking Robot, Bums 1st Ride
Offbeat  (tags: hitchhiking robot, hitchbotanada, robot, hitchhiker, canada, culture, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country relying on the kindness of strangers to get its first ride.
Torrential Rain and Flash Flooding Cause Travel Chaos
Offbeat  (tags: weather, London, hailstorm )

- 23 hours ago -
Homes were evacuated and people left stranded in their cars as lightning, hail, heavy rain and flash flooding hit east and south-east England.
Greenpeace Dresses Up Cats to Help Save Tigers From Extinction - International Tiger Day
Offbeat  (tags: international tiger day, greenpeace, cats, dressed up, tigers, video )

- 6 hours ago -
Greenpeace has launched a campaign featuring a dozen playful cats to mark today as International Tiger Day.
I Wish I Could "Freeze" My Cats in These 6 Positions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, off-beat, funny, pets, cats' behavior )

- 21 hours ago -
If I had magical powers I'd hold my cats in these poses so I could kiss, huff, and examine at will.
Perils of the English Countryside
Offbeat  (tags: country-life, countryside, England, UK )

- 20 hours ago -
Most people would be wary of crossing a large snorting bull in a field but, every year, scores of people are injured or even killed by other animals in the English countryside.
China at Risk From Syria Spillover
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, government, humans, news, world, war, ethics, government )

- 19 hours ago -
By Bai Tiantian Source:Global Times Published: 2014-7-29 0:33:01 Islamic extremists from China have reached out to the Middle East and some may have been involved in terror activities in Syria and Iraq, China's special envoy for the Middle East said Mond
Toronto Police Receive Several UFO Reports, Object Remains Unexplained
Offbeat  (tags: UFO sightings, Toronto, police, humans, society )

- 21 hours ago -
Toronto Police confirmed that they received several UFO reports on Saturday, and that the object was not a police drone. Some officers working the late shift saw the mysterious lights on the way to work.
Secret Old Irish Prayers and Blessings for Your Friends and Family
Offbeat  (tags: )

- 7 hours ago -
For all Care2 members :):)
Dog Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, quiz )

- 2 hours ago -
How well do you know Man´s best Friend ?????
Cameron Outlines Immigration Curbs 'to Put Britain First'
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Immigration, Law, Politics, UK )

- 1 hour ago -
The UK is to halve to three months the time EU migrants without realistic job prospects can claim benefits.
UK Commits to Major NATO Military Exercise in Poland
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, Arms, Army, Conflict, Meeting, Military, Missile defense, NATO, Planes, Politics, Sanctions, Security, UK, Vehicles, War )

- 1 hour ago -
A UK battle group will take part in a major military training exercise with other NATO forces to "reassure" allies in Eastern Europe during a period of heightened regional tensions, the Foreign Office has announced.
What This Amazing Dog Has Done Every Night For 3 Years Will Break Your Heart. - FaithTap
Offbeat  (tags: animals, selfless dog, heartwarming video )

- 20 minutes ago -
Walking four miles every night in dangerous traffic, this 'junkyard mutt' shows a heart of gold like you have never seen before. Her instinct to take care of others and the lengths she goes through to do it is an incredible lesson of love for us all.

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