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Dr. Karen Becker: The Weird, Wonderful Ways Your Pet Shows Love for You

Dr. Karen Becker: The Weird, Wonderful Ways Your Pet Shows Love for You | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
The behavior of the companion animals we share our lives with is at times fascinating, frequently entertaining, and sometimes downright puzzling. Here are a few examples of how the furry love of your life shows affection.
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Ever wondered why your dog or cat does some of the strange things he or she does? Well it may be a sign of affection towards you. This article explains some of the different ways dogs and cats show their love towards you. Some examples for cats include "bunting" which is rubbing or bumping their head against you, "rolling" or when your cat rolls around on the ground in front of you along with more. For dogs it includes cuddling, following you around, licking you and more. 

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7 Strangest Sporting Championships | Listly List

Here's a list of the 7 strangest sports championships. Feel free to add more! | World Annual Cheese Rolling Festival; Cooper's Hill, Gloucestershire, England., The World Toe Wrestling Championships: Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England., The Yorkshire Pudding Boat Race: Brawby, North Yorkshire, England., The World Mosquito Killing Championship: Pelkosenniemi, Finland., The World Bog Snorkeling Championships: Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales., El Colacho (Baby Jumping Festival): Castrillo de Murcia, Spain., and
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My 24 hours with a virtual girlfriend in China

My 24 hours with a virtual girlfriend in China | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
When I first came across a "virtual lover" service on e-commerce site Taobao, China's version of Amazon, I thought it was hype.
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Darma Is a Smart Cushion for Your Smart Ass

Darma Is a Smart Cushion for Your Smart Ass | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Move over wearables, Darma wants “sittables” to be the new trend as it prepares to launch its smart cushion for your office chair. The device monitors your sitting position, heartbeat,... Keep reading →
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Action Movies Have Weird Effect On Your Eating, New Study Shows

Action Movies Have Weird Effect On Your Eating, New Study Shows | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Are thrillers making us fat?

One thing's for certain -- new research shows that the snack bowl sees a lot more action when TV viewers watch action movies than when they watch other kinds of programming.

For a study just published in the Journa...
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Customer Reached Into Drive-Thru Window And Groped Taco Bell Worker, Cops Charge

No, it's never fun serving burritos at 2 AM on a Saturday.read more
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The World’s 25 Weirdest Drinking Customs [Infographic] | The Roosevelts

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Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
All that's missing is the beard. An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat.
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New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

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QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.
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A Plane Diverted After Two Adults Got in a Fight Over a Reclining Seat

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A fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, which prevents the person in front from reclining.
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Man Fakes Death To Avoid Wedding

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August 15 would have been Alex Lancaster's wedding day -- if her fiancee hadn't faked his own death.

Lancaster, 23, of the United Kingdom, reportedly met Tucker Blandford, also 23, in August 2012, when she was attending college in Connecticut. The...
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Pilot Lands Plane After Prosthetic Arm Falls Off Controls

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"His prosthetic limb became detached from the yoke clamp, depriving him of control of the aircraft," a safety report said. No one was injured.
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Best Infographics | Michael Sandberg's Data Visualization Blog

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Posts about Best Infographics written by Michael
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Bionic Bra automatically boosts and loosens to keep your breasts in place

Bionic Bra automatically boosts and loosens to keep your breasts in place | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Hey ladies. Let's have a bit of girl talk. Specifically, let's talk about boobs. Both you and I know that shopping for bras is a pain. They almost never
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Absurd Creature of the Week: The Wasp That Lays Eggs Inside Caterpillars and Turns Them Into Slaves | WIRED

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Wasp That Lays Eggs Inside Caterpillars and Turns Them Into Slaves | WIRED | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Few parasitoids are more bizarre or disturbing than the wasps of the genus Glyptapanteles, whose females inject their eggs into living caterpillars. Once inside, the larvae mature, feeding on the caterpillar’s body fluids before gnawing through its skin en masse and emerging into the light of day. And despite the trauma, not only does the caterpillar survive---initially at least---but the larvae proceed to mind-control it, turning their host into a bodyguard that protects them as they s
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The 5 Weirdest Things the FBI Director Said in His First Interview

The 5 Weirdest Things the FBI Director Said in His First Interview | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
FBI Director James Comey said the Internet is "the most dangerous parking lot imaginable," and that Chinese hackers are like "drunk burglars."
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Demented Shampoo Ad From Japan Has Everyone Screaming, Including Viewers

Demented Shampoo Ad From Japan Has Everyone Screaming, Including Viewers | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
When you think about all the people you need to appease in life, it can get pretty hairy. Your parents, your friends, your significant other, your boss, your co-workers—it's rough. Well, here's a commercial that sympathizes, and presents a unique solution.
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The Weirdest Eating Patterns Of Each U.S. State

The Weirdest Eating Patterns Of Each U.S. State | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Louisiana does love its crawdads. But does the cheesesteak crown belong to New Jersey?!?
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Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it — after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
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A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Lisset Rendon, 23, was bitten in her left shoulder before she could struggle out of the crocodile's jaws, after she and Alejandro Jimenez, 26, jumped into a canal, Jorge Pino, a spokesman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
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To see life's oddities, you have to vist an odd place — a museum in an ... - Public Radio International

To see life's oddities, you have to vist an odd place — a museum in an ... - Public Radio International | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Public Radio InternationalTo see life's oddities, you have to vist an odd place — a museum in an ...Public Radio InternationalThe “baby mop” is part of the Mmuseumm's collection of unique inventions that have US patent-pending status.
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Meet 10 People Who Say They've Been Abducted By Aliens

Meet 10 People Who Say They've Been Abducted By Aliens | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
UFOs have supposedly picked up these people.
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The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real | TechCrunch

The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real  | TechCrunch | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
The other day, as I sat on the couch with a dead iPhone resting on my belly, I found myself wondering why my phone is constantly out of battery. And I had a..
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No More Hovering: Now Women Can Pee Like Men With This Pretty Paper Funnel

No More Hovering: Now Women Can Pee Like Men With This Pretty Paper Funnel | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
"This is something you wouldn't be embarrassed to take out of your purse."
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