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News: Offbeat

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... >>>

‘Forgotten’ Nazi camp on British soil revealed by archaeologists

Wednesday  19:06,   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  04:10,   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... >>>

Wild Goats Roam Through an Empty Welsh Town

Tuesday  19:34,   31 march 2020

A small herd of goats has taken to the quiet streets of Llandudno,... >>>

Newspaper deliveryman brings groceries to his older customers on morning route, no extra charge

Tuesday  19:34,   31 march 2020

"I called her up and said, 'Hi, this is Greg, your newspaper guy — I’m at the store, do you need anything?’” said New Jersey Star-Ledger deliveryman Greg Dailey. It took off from there.Then Sandy Driska, 72, who lives in the central New Jersey... >>>

Couple run Dubai balcony marathon to beat coronavirus blues

Tuesday  03:55,   31 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... >>>

Rent strike idea gaining steam during coronavirus crisis

Tuesday  03:55,   31 march 2020

Rent strike idea gaining steam during coronavirus crisisNew York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and St. Louis are among many cities that have temporarily banned evictions, but advocates for the strike are demanding that rent payments be waived, >>>

A LEGO Brick Could Survive In the Ocean for Up to 1300 Years

Monday  17:16,   30 march 2020

A LEGO Brick Could Survive In the Ocean for Up to 1300 YearsIf you needed further confirmation on their durability, science is here to help. New research from the University of Plymouth in the UK published in the journal Environmental Pollution... >>>

21 superhero movies you need to watch in your lifetime

Monday  17:16,   30 march 2020

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

Surprise Discovery Reveals Neanderthals Loved Seafood And Were Excellent Fisherpeople

Monday  17:15,   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... >>>

Eiffel Tower says "Merci" to health workers fighting virus

Monday  04:10,   30 march 2020

Eiffel Tower says "Merci" to health workers fighting virusA 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... >>>

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... >>>

Eat it: Hanoi chef spreads joy with 'Coronaburger'

Saturday  18:01,   28 march 2020

You've got to eat it, to beat it: That's the philosophy of one Hanoi chef who is attempting to boost morale in the Vietnamese capital by selling green, coronavirus-themed burgers. Laughing in the face of the global pandemic, Chef Hoang Tung... >>>

Customer leaves $10,000 tip, anonymously, in Florida restaurant

Saturday  18:01,   28 march 2020

Customer leaves $10,000 tip, anonymously, in Florida restaurantRoss Edlund, the owner of Skillets in Naples, Florida, said on the restaurant's Facebook page on Thursday that the gesture shows there are still "truly fantastic people in the... >>>