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

- 39 days ago -
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 )

- 59 days ago -
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 )

- 86 days ago -
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
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- 222 days ago -
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...
Thousands Want To Drink Red Liquid From The Granite Sarcophagus In Egypt
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, bizarre, odd, ick )

- 359 days ago -
Earlier this month, archaeologists found a granite sarcophagus and a marble bust in a tomb during excavation work on private land in Sidi Gaber, Alexandria, Egypt....
Camels Disqualified From Saudi Beauty Pageant Over Botox Injections
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, bizarre, odd )

- 537 days ago -
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
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- 567 days ago -
These remarkable creatures are made almost entirely of snow, the larger one standing three metres tall, the baby one and a half metres...
Australia Human History 'Rewritten By Rock Find'
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Aboriginal people, Australia )

- 727 days ago -
Archaeologists have found the first evidence to suggest that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years.
Egyptian Pharaoh Statue of Ramses II Is 'Big Discovery'
Offbeat  (tags: Big Discovery, Archaeology, Ancient, Egyptian Pharaoh, Egypt )

- 857 days ago -
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 )

- 884 days ago -
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....
'Britain's Pompeii' to Be 'Backfilled'
Offbeat  (tags: Backfilled, Archaeology, Bronze Age village, UK )

- 1096 days ago -
The site of a Bronze Age village dubbed "Britain's Pompeii" is poised to be backfilled and returned to quarry use.
10 Archaeological Finds That Alter History - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: history, archaeology, finds )

- 1096 days ago -
New discoveries are made all the time that change the way we regard events and cultures of our past. Just in the last few years, many archaeological finds provided us with new perspectives on established chapters of history.
Queen Nefertiti, Stonehenge and Nazca Lines: Five Greatest Unsolved Archaeological Mysteries
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, mysteries, history, Queen Nefertiti, strange, Stonehenge, archaeology )

- 1096 days ago -
From indecipherable inscriptions to towering monuments constructed thousands of years ago, ancient finds continue to puzzle and capture our imagination. Here are five of the greatest archaeological mysteries we are yet to solve.
Grisly Evidence of Neanderthal Cannibalism Uncovered in a Belgian Cave - The Washington Post
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, bones, cannibalism, Neanderthal )

- 1104 days ago -
The bones bore unmistakable signs of butchery
Hoard of Hasmonean Period Silver Coins Unearthed in Israel | Archaeology | Sci-News.Com
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, coins, 125 BC )

- 1104 days ago -
This cache may have belonged to a Jew who hid his money in the hope of returning and collecting it.

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