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Blood Moon Rising
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, superstitions, myths, legends, omens, lunar eclipse, blood moon, moon, sun, earth, Mars, Rashmi Oberoi )

- 330 days ago -
The globe has witnessed the longest celestial event of the 21st century. Lunar eclipses have fascinated cultures across the globe, and inspired several striking myths and legends, many of which portray the event as an omen
Pets and Newborns: Myths You Shouldn't Believe
Offbeat  (tags: pets, newborns, myths )

- 464 days ago -
When youâEUR(TM)re a new parent, it can seem like everyone has advice. From how to feed your baby to how to put her to sleep, there are plenty of opinions out thereâEUR"and many of them sound a little suspect.
Black Panther Black Cat Adoption Trend Dispels a Common Myth
Offbeat  (tags: black cats, myths, adoptions )

- 470 days ago -
Since the premiere of Black Panther, the internet has grown obsessed with the idea that people now really love black cats.
14 Legends About Cats From Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: cats, legends, world, internet, obsessed, myths, animals, bizarre, news, unusual, society )

- 608 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s not just the internet thatâEUR(TM)s obsessed with cats. Since time immemorial, civilizations across the world have been devising myths about these curious creatures,
Living With Elephants: Dispelling Myths, Setting Standards and Changing Attitudes
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, thailand, myths, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 691 days ago -
The threat is that not many people in those markets actually care about animal welfare. The lower income from low paid tourists will only force the camp to work the elephants harder to earn the same amount of money. It is destructive.
Cats Aren't Evil: 5 Feline Myths That Just Aren't True
Offbeat  (tags: cats, myths, felines )

- 1376 days ago -
Why do our feline companions get such a bad rap?
Admiring Autism: Busting 'Autism Myths' With a Camera
Offbeat  (tags: autistic, health, myths, autism, camera. )

- 1883 days ago -
Sara Dunn said her son (Pictured) is a "sensory seeker" who needs to touch everything around him, Since her young son was diagnosed as autistic, Sara Dunn has been attempting to help "challenge the myths surrounding autism" with a camera.
Year of the Snake: 8 Freaky Facts About Serpents | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: serpents, snakes, chinese calendar, off-beat, unusual, culture, myths )

- 2331 days ago -
Whether playing the resident trickster in the Garden of Eden, curling around the head of Medusa, or taking the blame for the death of Cleopatra, snakes have a history of slithering in and staking their spot in our myths -- and in our minds.
10 Animal Myths Debunked
Offbeat  (tags: animals, myths, exprressions, truths, interesting )

- 2601 days ago -
Have you ever wondered where some animal sayings come from? Do elephants ever forget? Can you teach an old dog new tricks? Read on to find out which animal myths are fact or fiction.
White Paper Seeks Ban on Reintroduction of Captive Carnivores
Offbeat  (tags: myths, reintroduction, wilderness, human raised tiger leopard cubs, documentation, captive carnivores )

- 2783 days ago -
The romance of raising orphaned tiger or leopard cubs in captivity and 'returning them to nature' is apparently irresistible to many NGOs, activists and officials.
Tomato Myths Still Sow Many Seeds Of Confusion
Offbeat  (tags: tomato, myths, idintity crisis, fruit, vegetable, misconceptions, tariffs, U.S. Supreme Court, freshly picked, Heirloom Tomato Festival, interesting, nutrition, food )

- 2867 days ago -
There's the whole identity crisis thing - is it a fruit or a vegetable? And don't get us started on the tuh-MAY-to, tuh-MAH-to thing. It's enough to drive enyone ba-NAY-nas.
Coyotes Dogged By Unwarranted Fear
Offbeat  (tags: coyotes, myths, survivors, wild animals, maglined, protection, ecosystems )

- 2944 days ago -
But veteran trapper Vernon Yates of Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc., in Seminole, said much of the recent concern about coyotes is "hyped-up BS." People are "freaking out because of what animal control is telling them," he said, claiming the
Coyotes: The Many Mysteries Behind The Howl
Offbeat  (tags: mystery, history, myths, coyotes, beautiful, mysterious, wild survivors )

- 2969 days ago -
With a chorus of howls and yips wild enough to fill a vast night sky, the coyote has ignited the imagination of one culture after another. In many American Indian mythologies, it is celebrated as the Trickster, a figure by turns godlike, idiotic and
Understanding the Wolf
Offbeat  (tags: understanding, studies, habits, wolves, maglined, myths )

- 3363 days ago -
I'm standing a few metres away from a huge grey wolf; it's about two-metres long from nose to tail, and just under a metre high. Still in its heavy winter coat, the adult wolf - at 110 pounds (empty) - easily out-weighs most domestic dog species.
Wolves Continue to Divide and Polarize
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, hunters, advocats, myths, history, humans, wild animals, protection )

- 3410 days ago -
Wolves have laid tracks across human front pages since the Romans mythologized about Romulus and Remus's wolf-mother 3,000 years ago. In art, they've bared bloody fangs at Red Riding Hood and stood watch over the children of blond Indian maidens in

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