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Woman eats more than her own body weight in tomato ketchup every year

Woman eats more than her own body weight in tomato ketchup every year | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Melissa Ibbitson, 19, from Lincoln, eats the condiment with every meal, getting through three bottles a week and picking up sachets wherever she can.
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AI resurrector lets people Skype their dead relatives

AI resurrector lets people Skype their dead relatives | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
By trawling traces of their online activity, Eterni.me wants to reconstruct people's personalities with an artificially intelligent version that friends and family can 'chat' to after they're gone.
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Single woman seeking part-time lover?

Single woman seeking part-time lover? | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Part Time Love is a new dating website that serves daters looking to see their honey only occasionally. But it's not a hook-up site, says creator Helen Croydon.
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9 ways Facebook changed how we talk

9 ways Facebook changed how we talk | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Facebook has contributed numerous terms to the language of modern life, from "unfriend" to "overshare."
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Escape advertising through the power of chewing

Escape advertising through the power of chewing | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Eating popcorn makes you insensitive to advertising in cinemas, as “oral interference” disrupts our ability to learn brand names, claim researchers at the University of Cologne.
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World’s smelliest man has gone 38 years without bathing

World’s smelliest man has gone 38 years without bathing | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Kailash Singh, 66, says he won't bathe or cut his hair until he has a son Kailash Singh works all day tending cattle in heat that sometimes reaches 47 C, but at the end of the day he doesn't shower … Continue reading →...
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Why does your voice sound different on a recording?

Why does your voice sound different on a recording? | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
No one likes listening to themselves, but why? It’s because when you speak you hear yourself in two different ways.
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Ten words to cut from your writing

Ten words to cut from your writing | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need--such as the 10 included in this post
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Experience: I've eaten only crisps for the past 10 years

Experience: I've eaten only crisps for the past 10 years | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Debbie Taylor: 'When my son was five, I bought a packet of barbecue-flavoured crisps and that was it: I was in love'
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Experience: I own a Back To The Future car

Experience: I own a Back To The Future car | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Ernest Cline: 'This was like no car I'd ever seen before. It was love at first sight'
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How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Different cultures qualify feedback differently.
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Stretching the Advanced Learners' English

A 2000 DELTA session in which I addressed some of the most common problems faced by teachers of advanced students.
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What Brazil Can Teach The World About Living Well

What Brazil Can Teach The World About Living Well | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness?
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South Korean woman makes £5,600 a month streaming herself eating

South Korean woman makes £5,600 a month streaming herself eating | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Park Seo-yeon, 34, from Seoul, has been able to quit her day job at a consultancy firm and instead focus all her energy on her daily meals on camera.
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Montreal man victim of Kijiji scam

Montreal man victim of Kijiji scam | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Through a series of elaborate emails, a scammer managed to gain the trust, sympathy and $1,500 from Yemi Houemavo, who had posted an ad looking for a roommate on Kijiji, a popular classifieds website.
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WHOA! Man Successfully Sues Wife Over Ugly Children

WHOA! Man Successfully Sues Wife Over Ugly Children | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
A Chinese man divorced and then sued his ex-wife for giving birth to what he called an extremely ugly baby girl, the Irish Times reported. Initially, Jian Feng accused his wife of infidelity, so su...
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Can you learn a language from watching foreign films? - Telegraph

Can you learn a language from watching foreign films? - Telegraph | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Starting with a few Flemish swear words, Anne Billson attempts to pick up another tongue from her adventures in foreign cinema
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Last night a mix tape saved my life

Last night a mix tape saved my life | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
The cassette is 40 years old. And it's still going strong. James Paul looks back at the little plastic gadget that first let us make our own compilations, record from the radio and take tunes with us wherever we went.
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Experience: My husband died on our honeymoon

Experience: My husband died on our honeymoon | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
Sophie Day: 'We ended up taking a boat trip at the last minute. We thought we'd regret it if we didn't'
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Q&A: Jackie Chan

Q&A: Jackie Chan | ARTICLES FOR THE CLASSROOM | Scoop.it
'Michael Jackson called me once. I didn't get to speak to him'
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