Start A Petition

Offbeat

Incredibly Intricate Gold Bug With Mechanical Wings Carved Onto Silver Dollars
Offbeat  (tags: history, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

Marty
- 4 days ago - thevintagenews.com
The art of the hobo nickel, the 18th century practice of carving unusual images into small, low-denomination coins, is arguably more popular than ever. This intricate art form involves inscribing images by hand into coins and other....
A Tragically Beautiful Video Captures Parisians Singing Hymns as They Watch Notre Dame Burn.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, France, architecture, history, buildings, Notre Dame, unusual, fire )

Robert
- 9 days ago - upworthy.com
Even those of us who are not Catholic and who have never visited Paris can feel this loss, as Notre Dame has been a fixture in human architecture and culture for centuries.
11 Forgotten But Important Moments in Women's History
Offbeat  (tags: history, women, computers, teaching, education, politics, voting )

Freya
- 51 days ago - mentalfloss.com
There is a wealth of lesser-known yet incredibly important moments in women's history that you might not know about.
The History of the World According to Cats
Offbeat  (tags: history, cats, interesting, off-beat, cartoon, video )

Heather
- 103 days ago - welovecatsandkittens.com
In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters, so how did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks?
Yokozuna, Controversies and a Dump Truck: A Sumo History - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: sumo, history, humans, environment )

Cher
- 133 days ago - theguardian.com
The origins of sumo date back 2,000 years and it was from the 17th century that saw its rise as a spectator sport. However, viewing figures and homegrown participants have declined over the past two decades with the sport also under the spotlight due
Historic Photographer of the Year Awards - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, history, environment, humans )

Cher
- 148 days ago - theguardian.com
The Historic Photographer of the Year awards celebrate historic places and cultural sites across the globe, from national treasures to hidden gems. Entries were judged on originality, composition and technical proficiency as well as the story that
A Few Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Thanksgiving
Offbeat  (tags: history, Thanksgiving, humans, environment )

Cher
- 156 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The pilgrims stole from graves, the Wampanoag were devastated by disease, and the peace between them was political.
We Remember the Great War, While Palestinians Live It
Offbeat  (tags: history, Great War, Ottoman empire, Armistice, British rule, Battle of the Marne, Balfour Declaration, Palestine )

Fly
- 157 days ago - counterpunch.org
Not just the waterfalls of poppies and the familiar names Mons, the Somme, Ypres, Verdun, but the almost total silence about all those who died in the First World War ..
11 Ways the Oriental Deserves a Standing Ovation
Offbeat  (tags: oreiental cat, siamese cats, history, pics, interesting )

Barb
- 170 days ago - catster.com
What's the history of the Oriental cat? Are they related to the Siamese? Is the Oriental good with families? Let's find out.
The History of Cats - Cats in the Ancient World
Offbeat  (tags: cats, history, ancient world )

Jeri
- 258 days ago - catster.com
You'd be surprised at the key roles cats played throughout ancient history and mythology. Let's look at the history of cats in the ancient world.
Adept British Astrologer, Pam Gregory, Discusses August Transits And Solar Eclipse   video
Offbeat  (tags: Astrology, August 2018, astronomy, history, Partial Solar Eclipse, Transits, personal effects, political effects, planetary effects, nature, facts, culture, video, world, unusual, humans, interesting )

Fiona
- 268 days ago - youtube.com
Pam Gregory has a handle on the potential traps...and deadends portended in August 2018.....with brilliance and compassion, she leads us to live from the heart courageously during this period.
This Day In History, July 15, 1799, Rosetta Stone Found In Egyptian Village   video
Offbeat  (tags: video, discovery of Rosetta Stone, Napoleon, Lenoard Nemoy, Magic, History, Military History, this day in history, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos )

Fiona
- 283 days ago - youtube.com
This is a very long video... but it covers the discovery of the Rosetta Stone during Napolean's Expedition to Egypt. The beginning of the video, covering Napolean's purpose is very interesting. Can you guess who the moderator is from his voice?
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
- 360 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 -
10 of the Biggest Cat Lovers of All Time, Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: cat lovers, history, famous people )

Jeri
- 402 days ago - cheatsheet.com
Certain cats are famous in their own right, but some of the people weâEUR(TM)ve read about in the history books were huge at lovers.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with history

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Animae C 80 popular stories

2. Katie F 71 popular stories

3. Christeen A 71 popular stories

4. Ljiljana Milic 65 popular stories

5. Anne M 64 popular stories

6. Pat B 63 popular stories

7. Marianne R 62 popular stories

8. Mary T 60 popular stories

9. Anne M 57 popular stories

10. DaleLovesOttawa O 47 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





New to Care2? Start Here.