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Ryzhik the Siberian Cat Who Refuses to Be Defeated By Frostbite
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, goodnews, interesting )

Marty
- 39 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The pet lost all four paws in January in -40C cold in Tomsk but video shows him walking again with artificial titanium limbs. Ryzhik was found with all paws so badly frostbitten and with gangrene developing so fast, that there was no other option....
Terror Attack at the Giza Pyramids Injures 16
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, terrorism, crime, ethics )

Marty
- 60 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In Egypt, security sources have announced a suspected bomb attack on a tourist bus near the world-famous Giza pyramids. Initial reports indicate that 16 people were hurt in the attack, but that their injuries are believed to be relatively minor....
âEUR~Air BearâEUR(TM) Helicopter Rescue for Beast Who Floated on Ice 700km Too Far SouthâEUR~Air BearâEUR(TM) Helicopter Rescue for Beast Who
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, goodnews, interesting )

Marty
- 87 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Forlorn polar bear named Umka turned up at a Russian police station as if pleading for help: now he is back where he belongs. A major rescue operation by the Emergencies Ministry has seen lost Umka successfully returned to the wild....
Rare Siberian Saker Falcon Illegally Caught and Sold for $42,000 to An UAE Buyer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection )

Marty
- 222 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Saker Falcons of the Altai subspecies are known for their beauty and greatly appreciated by falconers; their population in Russia was nearly wiped out by poachers...
Worlds Oldest Known Spider Dies In Australia At The Age Of 43
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, discovery, history, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, spiders, study, unusual, wildlife, world )

Caree
- 445 days ago - cnet.com
The female trapdoor spider known as Number 16 passed away in Australia, leaving scientists who'd been studying her feeling "miserable" about her death. "To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed us -
Camels Disqualified From Saudi Beauty Pageant Over Botox Injections
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, bizarre, odd )

Marty
- 537 days ago - theepochtimes.com
The dromedaries paraded down a dusty racetrack as judges rated the size of their lips, cheeks, heads and knees. Crowds of men watched from the bleachers, hooting when the camel representing their own tribe loped down the track...
âEUR~WeâEUR(TM)re BackâEUR(TM) - Woolly Mammoths Reappear in Siberia
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, unusual )

Marty
- 567 days ago - siberiantimes.com
These remarkable creatures are made almost entirely of snow, the larger one standing three metres tall, the baby one and a half metres...
Ancient Coptic Tombstone Found In Egypt's Avenue Of Sphinxes
Offbeat  (tags: Coptic Tombstone, Egypt, Avenue of the Spinxes, Ancient, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 632 days ago - livescience.com
Archaeologists unearthed an ancient Coptic tombstone during a dig Sunday (Oct. 22), according to Egypt's antiquities ministry. The tombstone is decorated with a cross and Coptic inscriptions that were carved onto a limestone block.
Egyptian Pharaoh Statue of Ramses II Is 'Big Discovery'
Offbeat  (tags: Big Discovery, Archaeology, Ancient, Egyptian Pharaoh, Egypt )


- 857 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have said a figure found submerged in water in a Cairo neighbourhood may depict Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.
Listen to This Male Snow Leopard's Love Song in the Eastern Sayan Mountains
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, animals, interesting, wildlife, unusual )

Marty
- 885 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Spotted by a camera trap in the Republic of Buryatia, this snow leopard has debunked the no roar theory about snow leopards, says a leading Russian authority on the wild animals....
10 Ancient Megalith Monuments With Unsolved Purposes - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: monuments, ancient, unknown origin )

Nelson
- 1111 days ago - listverse.com
Historic monuments made of stone have been standing for millennia
Italy Unearths Huge Roman Barracks During Rome Metro Dig
Offbeat  (tags: Metro dig, Unearthed, Ancient, Archaeology, Roman barracks, Italy, Europe )


- 1158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Excavation work for a new metro line in Rome has unearthed a huge Roman barracks from the 2nd Century AD when Emperor Hadrian was in power.
Video of Mother Helping Panda Cub Climb His First Tree Goes Viral (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cute, wildlife )

Marty
- 1250 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A young panda has achieved a milestone accomplishment. The SmithsonianâEUR(TM)s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute posted to Facebook on Monday that, âEURoeAfter several attempts this morning, âEURª#âEUR?BeiBeiâEUR¬ climbed up a tree!
Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Cambridgeshire Are Britain's 'Pompeii'
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology )


- 1283 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have uncovered Britain's "Pompeii" after discovering the "best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found" in the country.
King Tutankhamun's Tomb: Evidence Grows for Hidden Chamber
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, hidden chamber, King Tutankhamun's tomb )


- 1327 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Egyptian officials now say they are "90% sure" that there is a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
 

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