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News: Offbeat

Russian jeweler tries to tap zeitgeist with coronavirus-shaped pendants

Thursday  12:01,   02 april 2020

Russian jeweler tries to tap zeitgeist with coronavirus-shaped pendantsWhen the first microscopic images of the coronavirus emerged a few months ago, Dr. Vorobev, a jewelry firm based in Kostroma, a city around 300 kilometers (186 miles) northeast... >>>

Quarantine love story goes viral: How these New Yorkers are dating during the pandemic

Thursday  11:58,   02 april 2020

Quarantine love story goes viral: How these New Yorkers are dating during the pandemic >>>

13 Amazing Homeschooling Tips, Straight From Teachers

Wednesday  19:06,   01 april 2020

To keep you from feeling overwhelmed, these homeschooling tips from actual teachers will help you and your children make the most out of the... >>>

Meet the highest mouse on Earth

Wednesday  19:06,   01 april 2020

Meet the highest mouse on EarthThese elevations are not what you’d call a livable situation for pretty much anyone. That is unless you are a teensy weensy Phyllotis xanthopygus, the yellow-rumped leaf-eared... >>>

Entire street joins together for 'socially-distant' dancing

Wednesday  19:06,   01 april 2020

Entire street joins together for 'socially-distant' dancingVideo shows people living on the road in Frodsham demonstrating their best moves after venturing out of their front doors for the bout of communal activity to... >>>

‘Forgotten’ Nazi camp on British soil revealed by archaeologists

Wednesday  04:12,   01 april 2020

‘Forgotten’ Nazi camp on British soil revealed by archaeologistsAerial photogrammetry of the Sylt camp taken in 2017 reveal how little of the camp remains visible above ground. A memorial plaque (marked A) was installed by a camp survior in... >>>

Extroverts (and introverts, too) face quarantine challenges

Wednesday  04:11,   01 april 2020

Extroverts (and introverts, too) face quarantine challengesWithin days, Vicktery Zimmerman had figured out how to connect with friends and family even as she and her husband shelter in place at their Chicago... >>>

Why Are Sloths So Slow?

Tuesday  19:29,   31 march 2020

Why Are Sloths So... >>>

21 superhero movies you need to watch in your lifetime

Monday  17:24,   30 march 2020

"Superman," "Wonder Woman," "Black Panther," "Chronicle" — here are 21 superhero movies every movie lover absolutely needs to... >>>

Couple run Dubai balcony marathon to beat coronavirus blues

Monday  17:21,   30 march 2020

Couple run Dubai balcony marathon to beat coronavirus bluesA man walks past on a nearly empty Tokyo street amid snowfall during the first weekend after Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike urged Tokyo residents to stay indoors in a bid to keep the COVID-19... >>>

Surprise Discovery Reveals Neanderthals Loved Seafood And Were Excellent Fisherpeople

Monday  17:21,   30 march 2020

Surprise Discovery Reveals Neanderthals Loved Seafood And Were Excellent FisherpeopleNeanderthals were apparently much more partial to seafood than previously thought: new research shows that Neanderthal communities living in Portugal during the... >>>

8 meal-prep mistakes you're probably making and how to avoid them

Monday  04:10,   30 march 2020

From failing to plan ahead to using the wrong containers, here are some things you're doing wrong when you meal prep and how to fix... >>>

More people are applying for foster pets amid outbreak

Sunday  04:15,   29 march 2020

Social distancing can be lonely, but many Americans found the perfect solution — fostering a pet in need.Best Friends Animal Society, a nationwide nonprofit that operates adoption centers across the country, has experienced a "surge" of foster... >>>

Mindfulness aids wellbeing at all ages

Sunday  04:15,   29 march 2020

Mindfulness aids wellbeing at all agesHealthy ageing experts at Flinders University in Australia have conducted an online community survey of over 620 participants aged between 18 and 86... >>>

Eiffel Tower says "Merci" to health workers fighting virus

Sunday  04:15,   29 march 2020

Eiffel Tower says "Merci" to health workers fighting virusPeople, wearing face masks as a preventive measure, wait to cross a road in Bangkok, Thailand, on March... >>>