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'Strange Sex' Features Woman With 102ZZZ Breasts

'Strange Sex' Features Woman With 102ZZZ Breasts | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
TLC's "Strange Sex" (returns with Season 3 on Sunday, July 15 at 10 p.m. ET) is featuring the woman with the world's largest breasts.
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Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is the 'Greatest Risk We Face as a Civilization'

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is the 'Greatest Risk We Face as a Civilization' | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Tesla CEO called for strong, pre-emptive government regulation of A.I.
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DNA Analysis Suggests Cats Chose to Be Domesticated

DNA Analysis Suggests Cats Chose to Be Domesticated | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
According to an extensive DNA analysis of cat genes the domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice; once in the Near East and then in Egypt. The study suggests that cats lived for thousands of years alongside humans before they were eventually domesticated.
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The psychological benefits – and trappings – of nostalgia

The psychological benefits – and trappings – of nostalgia | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
There are two types of nostalgia. One promotes resilience and personal growth, while the other can lead to an obsessive quest to escape the present.
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Why you really shouldn’t declaw your cat—and what to do instead

Why you really shouldn’t declaw your cat—and what to do instead | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Declawing a cat can lead to much bigger problems than scratched furniture. Read on.
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Men and Dogs: What's Behind Our 26,000-Year Partnership?

Men and Dogs: What's Behind Our 26,000-Year Partnership? | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Humans and dogs have been relying on one another for more than 26,000 years. Here's how it all began.
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The Wild Horses of Namib Desert

The Wild Horses of Namib Desert | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The sparsely vegetated plains around Garub on the eastern fringe of the Namib Desert is no paradise. The land is barren, the climate dr
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Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say - BBC News

Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say - BBC News | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
A caterpillar that munches on plastic bags could hold the key to tackling plastic waste, say scientists.
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The 'Tick Apocalypse' Is Coming, and It’s Bringing These 6 Diseases

The 'Tick Apocalypse' Is Coming, and It’s Bringing These 6 Diseases | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
It’s going to be even harder to avoid the little buggers this year.
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The surprising truth about why we sleep and how much we need

The surprising truth about why we sleep and how much we need | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Despite fears of technology eating into our nap, we may be slumbering for longer than ever before and we may have misunderstood what sleep is for.
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Postcards from a Seaside Village of Upturned Boat Homes

Postcards from a Seaside Village of Upturned Boat Homes | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
There's a sleepy seaside village in France with a small fishing port, a population of less than 3,000 and some very peculiar-looking houses. At a moment's glance, they could almost appear to be an unfortunate pod of beached orcas, but look again carefully at those unusual roofs. Yes, those are boats
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Profiling Is Perfectly Reasonable. In Fact, We All Do It.

Profiling Is Perfectly Reasonable. In Fact, We All Do It. | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Profiling simply means acting logically in accordance with basic statistics.
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Why Do We Think Outhouses All Had Crescent Moons in Their Doors?

Why Do We Think Outhouses All Had Crescent Moons in Their Doors? | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The classic symbol of an outdoor toilet was probably just made up.
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The Wild Burros of Oatman, Arizona

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Positioned in the ancient part of old Route 66, in the US state of Arizona, Oatman is full of wild burros —an old Spanish term which mean
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174 Lawmakers Advocating $15 Minimum Wage Hire Unpaid Interns

174 Lawmakers Advocating $15 Minimum Wage Hire Unpaid Interns | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The Congressional Progressive Caucus recently introduced legislation to more than double the minimum wage.
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Column: The only conquerors of inequality are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Column: The only conquerors of inequality are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Walter Scheidel argues that economic inequality is not only inevitable, but that whenever inequality has been reduced, the reasons forcing inequality down have been nothing short of horrific.
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Rama’s Bridge: A Bridge Built By Monkeys

In the great Indian epic of Ramayana, penned several thousand years ago, author Valmiki speaks of a bridge over the ocean connecting Indi
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Why exercise might be our best weapon against Alzheimer's

Why exercise might be our best weapon against Alzheimer's | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
My grandfather, Abbas Jebelli, was not one for self-gratification.
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De Poezenboot: Amsterdam’s Cat Boat

De Poezenboot: Amsterdam’s Cat Boat | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
A city with over one hundred kilometers of canals, it’s no surprise that Amsterdam is full of houseboats. However, one such boat in th
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7 Jobs Intelligent Robots Will Take First (Some Will Surprise You)

7 Jobs Intelligent Robots Will Take First (Some Will Surprise You) | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
We have all read the predictions that intelligent robots are going to take many of our jobs, but which ones will go first. Here is an unexpected and somewhat surprising list of jobs that AI enabled robots and intelligent algorithms have firmly in their sight.
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Hard Data Shows This Soft Skill Will Make You 35 Percent More Persuasive

Storytelling in business presentations is more likely to move audiences to action.
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38 Fantastic Photos Capture Street Scenes of London during the 1930s

38 Fantastic Photos Capture Street Scenes of London during the 1930s | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Here is a fantastic photo collection that shows street scenes of London in the 1930s. A milk bar in Bear Street, central London, 1936
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This Is The Antidote For Digital Narcissism – The Coffeelicious

This Is The Antidote For Digital Narcissism – The Coffeelicious | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
I saw a guy walk into a street sign recently. It was hysterical. He was holding up his smart phone, intently talking to it. I’m pretty sure he was filming himself. After he crashed into the sign, he…
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Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world

Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom says we need industrial agriculture to feed the world. Not so, says geologist David Montgomery: Practices that focus on creating healthy soil can transform agriculture.
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How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Economic mobility to rival Denmark’s, but without big government. Can the rest of the U.S. emulate Utah's success?
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Why ‘Hillbillies’ Don’t Do Networking

Why ‘Hillbillies’ Don’t Do Networking | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Working class Americans used to be linked by work, family, and church, but those links are fraying. Meanwhile, financial elites are more interconnected than ever.
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