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Twisted Torment on Twitter

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Bizarre "beauty treatments" 1930s
Freezing freckles off w/carbon dioxide pic.twitter.com/1TgYgOKZjE
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The 50 Greatest Robots in Pop Culture History 25-1

The 50 Greatest Robots in Pop Culture History 25-1 | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Technology has never been able to move as quickly as the imagination of storytellers and the history of every medium is loaded with a roster of wonderfully conceived robots of all shapes, sizes and functions.

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Facebook's organic reach over and out, what's next for brands? - Marketing Interactive

Facebook's organic reach over and out, what's next for brands? - Marketing Interactive | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
How should brands approach Facebook now that its organic reach is almost close to nil?
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Switch to Instagram!....

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Bizarre crimes of 2014 highlight the odd, wacky side of law

Bizarre crimes of 2014 highlight the odd, wacky side of law | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Alleged criminals found new, and weird, ways to get in trouble with the law during 2014 - some of which made us laugh, cringe or cry.

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Fantastically Wrong: The Bizarre Mirages That Once Scared the Bejesus Out of Sailors | WIRED

Fantastically Wrong: The Bizarre Mirages That Once Scared the Bejesus Out of Sailors | WIRED | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Jesuit priests aren’t especially known for their heavy drug use, but it would seem that Father Domenico Giardina was tripping pretty hard on August 14, 1643.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Why do we have so many words for yes and no?

Why do we have so many words for yes and no? | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
A linguistic investigation into yup, yep, nah, and nope

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....Then add MAYBE to the mix and ti really gets crazy....

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Michael DeForge on Structureless Stories, Insomnia and Christmas - Paste Magazine

Michael DeForge on Structureless Stories, Insomnia and Christmas - Paste Magazine | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Michael DeForge had a tremendous 2014.
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16 Bizarre Things That People Do In Asia That Will Make You Fall Off Your Seat

16 Bizarre Things That People Do In Asia That Will Make You Fall Off Your Seat | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
It's a Joke, Right...? O_o

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Hmmmmmm......

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26 Weird Things Everyone Did As Kids

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60 Short But Bizarre Words We Should All Use More

60 Short But Bizarre Words We Should All Use More | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
But not all big words are a foot and a half long -- or (to use a big word for that) sesquipedalian. Thousands are relatively short -- if not downright stubby -- and include even one-syllable words....
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These 40 Alien-Like Creatures Actually Live On Earth. I Can't Believe #3 Is Real!

These 40 Alien-Like Creatures Actually Live On Earth. I Can't Believe #3 Is Real! | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
How have I never seen these before?
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11 Bizarre Christmas List Requests From Kids Around The World

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As moms and dads (and Santa Claus) know too well, kids' Christmas wish lists can be goldmines of wacky, insane, and just plain bizarre gift requests.

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10 Bizarre Buildings and Their Fascinating Histories

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Iconic buildings such as the Flatiron Building and the Empire State Building are revered for their historical and cultural significance.

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Why We're Looking for Alien Life on Moons, Not Just Planets | WIRED

Why We're Looking for Alien Life on Moons, Not Just Planets | WIRED | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Think “moon” and you probably envision a desolate, cratered landscape, maybe with an American flag and some old astronaut footprints. Earth’s moon is no place for living things. But that isn’t necessarily true for every moon.
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Business Lessons to Learn from Cartoon Characters

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Nothing in this world is meaningless, and business lessons can be learnt from the strangest of places. So be prepared to see how some iconic cartoon characters can teach a thing or two about successful entrepreneurship.

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The Hilarious, Embarrassing, And Bizarre Questions People Asked Librarians Before Google Existed

The Hilarious, Embarrassing, And Bizarre Questions People Asked Librarians Before Google Existed | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Here Are Some Of The Hilarious, Embarassing, And Bizarre Questions People Had To Ask Librarians Before Google Existed
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"Can you get cooties from kissing?"

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The Long and Fascinating History of Quotation Marks - Slate Magazine (blog)

The Long and Fascinating History of Quotation Marks - Slate Magazine (blog) | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
The punctuation mark is a storied character. Its family tree extends all the way back to the second century BC, when its earliest ancestor sprang into being at the ancient Library of Alexandria.
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"See how far they have come"

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Iconic Symbols Of Famous People Inserted Into Their Names By Patrik Svensson

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People are famous, but their signatures usually aren’t. Patric Svensson, a Swedish illustrator, aims to fix that by combining famous people’s names with icons of their fame. Some of these are really great and could serve as actual signatures.

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Scientists Drill Through Antarctic Ice Shelf And Discover Bizarre ‘Lost World’

Scientists Drill Through Antarctic Ice Shelf And Discover Bizarre ‘Lost World’ | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
A “lost world” never seen or touched by mankind before has been discovered by a group of scientists using a hot-water drill and underwater robotic vehicles to

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I am always feeling left out when I read about people discovering new worlds. I want to discover a new world. I just have to figure out how to do it at a coffee shop and with a laptop. 

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An artist is drawing one new Star Wars comic per day in 2015

An artist is drawing one new Star Wars comic per day in 2015 | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
New Year’s resolutions can be a tricky thing. For some, it can mean going through life-altering behavioral changes in order to improve oneself. For others, it can manifest as painfully recreating scenes from a beloved film every day.
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The Walking Dead Comic Artist Inks Charlie Hebdo Tribute - Undead Walking

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The deaths of 12 people in Paris, France at the office of weekly satirical news magazine Charlie Hebdo has hit the world hard.  After releasing a cartoon depicting the prophet Mohammed, the offices were the target of an attack by terrorist forces.
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22 Really Weird And Annoying Things Runners Do

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Say things like “an easy 10 miler.” It’s a lie; 10 miles is never easy.

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Dr. Lisa Gonzales's curator insight, January 11, 2015 1:27 AM

In some situations, a ten miler IS easy!

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11 Incredibly Bizarre Jobs That Are Now Extinct. #10 Is So Creepy

11 Incredibly Bizarre Jobs That Are Now Extinct. #10 Is So Creepy | OddBasement.com | Scoop.it
Your Daily Dose of Amazing

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Savvy Alley's curator insight, January 12, 2015 1:52 AM

Old times, old times :)

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67 Bizarre But Useful Words You Should Start Using Immediately

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In vocabulary, English is the richest modern language.

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The Best Books of 2014 - The New Yorker

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Rebecca Mead, Teju Cole, and other New Yorker contributors name their favorite books of the year.

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