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Santa Meets Black Bear On Trail Cam, And Things Don't End Well
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, bear, santa, interesting, pictures )

Jean
- 17 hours ago - thedodo.com
With the holiday season in full swing, there's nary a place free from Christmas music on a loop, nor a nook or cranny that hasn't been filled to the brim with ornamentation. But apparently not everyone is so excited.
Science: What Are the Health Risks of Obesity?
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Health, Health risks, obesity )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of people with obesity in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years. Doctors now say that the condition is reaching 'epidemic' proportions. Why are they so concerned?
Man Armed With Gun and Rubber Chicken Chased Woman While Threatening to EAT Her Alive
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre )


- 11 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
The woman was putting her bins out when the thug approached her with a gun and then chased her to her front door
Brain: Why Exercise Boosts IQ
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Human body, Neuroscience )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
If you want your mind to be sharper, the evidence suggests you should visit the gym. But how can exercising your muscles boost your brain power?
The Goddess Sings   video
Offbeat  (tags: spirituality, women, culture, society, goddess, religion, misogyny )

Yusuf
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Song by Lady Isadora
Neuroscience: âEUR~I Built a Brain Decoder'
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Technology, Brain, Human body, Innovation )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.
America's Wealthiest Families Smash Income Ceiling, Middle-Class Left Far Behind
Offbeat  (tags: Bailout, Crisis, Economy, Finance, Global economy, Globalization, Robert Bridge, USA )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - rt.com
Despite, or because of, the fallout from the 2007 Great Recession, annual earnings between the richest Americans and everybody else have exploded to record levels. Meanwhile middle- and lower-class wealth growth remains stagnant.
Raju to Remain Free!
Offbeat  (tags: abused elephant, rescued, sanctuary, court hearings, free )

Simone
- 4 hours ago - all-creatures.org
When Raju was rescued in July, 2014, his story caught fire and was covered by major news outlets around the world. After 50 years of brutality, and as many as 27 "owners", Raju was finally free.
Al-Sweady Inquiry: UK Army Murder Claims 'Deliberate Lies'
Offbeat  (tags: Iraqi detainees, British Forces, Allegations, murder, torture, deliberate lies, Al-Sweady Inquiry )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Allegations of murder and torture made against British soldiers by Iraqi detainees were "deliberate lies", a five-year public inquiry has ruled.
How Our Future Visions Can Trap Us
Offbeat  (tags: Design, Future, Idea, Innovation )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Our visions of the future are often influenced by science fiction. But are these brave new worlds creating problems for our descendants?
Over 750 American Kids Beaten, Starved or Left Alone Over 6-Yr Period
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Crime, Human rights, Law, Robert Bridge, Violence )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - rt.com
At least 786 children in the US died of abuse or neglect at the hands of their parents or care givers, even as child protection agencies were investigating the cases, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Save the Americans: Costa Rican Animals for the Overworked - ENJOY!   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humor, Costa Rica, Visit Costa Rica, singing animals, overworked Americans, spoof )

Evelyn
- 9 hours ago - youtu.be
Americans leave over 500,000,000 vacation days unused. The problem is real. Forced to work long hours in stressful environments, increasingly estranged from their natural habitat, the American worker grows more endangered every day.
How Our Brains Can Control Our Emotions
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Brain, Neuroscience )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The brain's complicated wiring could help dictate whether we feel happy, angry or sad. Could electrical charges be the answer to help treat mental disorders? (WARNING: Contains mild footage of animal experiments)
The 8 Best 'Lord Of The Rings' Animals And Their Real-Life Twins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, pictures )

Jean
- 17 hours ago - thedodo.com
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the final installment of Peter Jackson's beautiful-if-bloated take on J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, comes out Wednesday. Though most of Tolkien's tales concern furry hobbits, sexy elves and boring humans duking it
Whites the New Minority in America By 2044
Offbeat  (tags: Global economy, Globalization, History, Immigration, Information Technology, Mass media, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - rt.com
New population projections by the US Census Bureau show that whites will become a minority by 2044. The US will be home to a youthful, growing minority population juxtaposed against an aging, slow-growing, and soon to be declining white population.
A Giggle With The Goats   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, funny, goodnews, humor, interesting, off-beat, odd, performance, unusual, wildlife )

M Away
- 5 hours ago - youtube.com
And...and Merry Ho Ho Ho to you too! I certainly kicked up my heels in my chair watching this. This was sent to me from dear Joy and I was a giggle short of a Loud Laugh. Thank you Joy McD! xx
Apple 'Failing to Protect Chinese Factory Workers'
Offbeat  (tags: Apple. Employee's, Slavery, Human Rights, China, Undercover BBC Panorama investigation )

Ray
- 14 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.
An Application With Easy to Understand Interface!
Offbeat  (tags: Free Alarm Clock Software )

Hgsr
- 3 hours ago - code.google.com
I don't hesitate that I would forget what they know with reference to Free Alarm Clock Software. There are several procedures to herd cats. Don't believe us? I feel we all had an understanding of Free Alarm Clock Software until now. I got that straight fr
   

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