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This Day In History, May 29, 1917, US President John F. Kennedy Was Born   video
Offbeat  (tags: video, May 29, 1917, John F. Kennedy Birthday, Mahalia Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Bobby Kennedy, tragedy, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

- 418 days ago -
JFK's death was a tragedy to the were the deaths of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, and Bobby Kennedy. I have selected this song sung by Mahalia Jackson....which expresses the sorrow of these violent deaths so well.
Barbaro Died 10 Years Ago Today. WhatâEUR(TM)s Changed?
Offbeat  (tags: barbaro, sadness, tragedy, racehorse, breakdown, memories, horse welfare )

- 896 days ago -
BarbaroâEUR(TM)s public breakdown, numerous treatments and eventual death should have galvanized horse racing to deal with its equine athletes in a more ethical and compassionate manner. WhatâEUR(TM)s changed? Nothing.
On This Day 1986:Hundreds Gassed in Cameroon Lake Disaster
Offbeat  (tags: Lake disaster, tragedy, Cameroon )

- 1430 days ago -
At least 1,200 people are feared dead in Cameroon, West Africa, after a cloud of lethal gas escaped from a volcanic lake.
RIP Walter Eagle Tail
Offbeat  (tags: Walter Eagle Tail, hot dog eating contest, 4th of July, South Dakota, tragedy )

- 1834 days ago -
A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death.
Prairie Dogs--A Keystone Species Hunted Brutally for Sport
Offbeat  (tags: prairie dogs maglined, slaughtered, endangered, tragedy )

- 2055 days ago -
The other day I was reading up on passenger pigeons and the 19th-century slaughter that rushed a population of billions of birds into extinction over a matter of decades. It reminded me that the same sort of mindless killing happens in the United States
Trouble and Stripes: Why Tigers Could Soon Become Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, humans, greed money, destruction tigers disappearing, australian zoos, controversy, captive breeding )

- 2060 days ago -
TIGERS are on the way out. Their roar may soon be no more. You can dress it up all you like, but that's the likelihood in a world of ever-shrinking habitat and poachers who just can't be stopped.
The Story That Brings Forth Your Light ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: teleseminar, Luisah Teish, stories, tragedy, life, story telling, empowerment, art )

- 2182 days ago -
A free teleseminar event. Learning the skills of the storyteller helps you to create new guiding myths for your life. It helps you understand how to change the narration - and the destination - of your life path.
Rebounding From Adversity: 7 Cities That Have Survived Tragedy | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: cities, tragedy, survived, humans, earthquakes, terroism, violence, interesting )

- 2285 days ago -
Whether at the hands of Mother Nature, terrorism, or a lone gunman, these cities prove the resilience of the human spirit when faced with disaster.
What Happened to the Egyptian Cat Goddess: How a Sacred Ritual Turned Into a Massacre
Offbeat  (tags: history, worshipping, cats, sacrifriced, tragedy, eqyptian cat goddess )

- 2743 days ago -
Ancient Egypt was, to the best of our knowledge, where cats first became household pets. It began when cats made themselves welcome by keeping the storehouses of grain free from rodents. Soon after that, they just moved - as cats have a way of doing.
My "Wallace Hartley" Song- The Violin Player On the Titanic   video
Offbeat  (tags: Titanic, Wallace Hartley, song, music, singing, tragedy, violin, sinking, interesting, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures )

- 2748 days ago -
This April will be the 100th Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Titanic. I thought I would share a song I wrote about the violin player because he was a hero in my eyes. Please leave comments on youtube if you can.(Be nice please) Hope you like it
Beam of Light Halos Fallen Soldier's Pup (NOT Photoshopped!)
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, beam of light halo, fallen soldier, adopted pup, grief )

- 2790 days ago -
In this incredible story, a guardian's connection with his pet seems to go deeper then we think, and makes us question life after death. Hero was rescued by Justin Rollin in Iraq, and only one day after he found her, he was killed.
Tigers - Photo Gallery - Steve Winter Photography
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, photographs, tragedy, habitat, disappearing, beauty, spellbounding beauty, photographs )

- 2801 days ago -
Tigers, magnificent, awesome but disappearing before our eyes. Photos of them by Steve Winter.
Leopards Roam Streets, Terrorize Locals in Mumbai
Offbeat  (tags: humans, invasions, leopards homes, conflicts, tragedy, leopards killed )

- 2853 days ago -
The residents of Mumbai's burgeoning slums were being warned Monday about the growing danger from leopards roaming their streets.But wildlife experts maintain the problem lies with man, not nature.
Wolf Hunts Morally Corrupt
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, massacred, humans, coward humans, morally corrupt, tragedy, lacking morals, wolves, maglined )

- 2880 days ago -
The resumption of wolf hunts in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming illustrates why citizens must continue to oppose such unnecessary and senseless slaughters.
Prominent Wildlife Activist Tragically Murdered in India
Offbeat  (tags: tiger environmentalist, tragedy, crime, murdered, shehla masood, memoriam )

- 2894 days ago -
Prominent wildlife and anti-corruption activist, Shehla Masood, was murdered in cold blood today, just outside her home in Bhopal, India.

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