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Interesting stories from around the web not necessarily relating to the tech world. Art, Natural History, Archeology, Paranormal; Advertising, Conspiracy theory's, Humor and anything else that grabs me.
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Dylan Young Racing - Official Website

Dylan Young Racing - Official Website | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
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Anyone fancy buying their own race car? Well sponsoring one anyway..Dylan is an up and coming Aussie driver looking to break into F1. Anyone petrol heads out there who are interested let me know and I will make the introduction. 

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Explosive Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes

Explosive Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes began his career as an artist by doodling away in Moleskein notebooks and sharing the results online. Rosane's imagination runs wild in his composite images of cartoony characters that morph into familiar faces of animals and pop-culture
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Some very cool art here.

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Artist Maps Out a Transit System for Westeros

Artist Maps Out a Transit System for Westeros | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Graphic designer Michael Tyznik has created a map that will show you how to get from King's Landing to Winterfell and anywhere in between.
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GOT Fans - How cool is this?

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What Happens When A Photographer Takes The Same Photo From A Different Angle

What Happens When A Photographer Takes The Same Photo From A Different Angle | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it

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This is really cool..Iconic world landmarks photo's taken from different angles.

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Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones

Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
The question of just how an ancient civilization--without the help of modern technology--moved the 2.5 ton stones that made up their famed pyramids has long plagued Egyptologists and mechanical engineers alike. But now, a team from the University of Amsterdam believes they've figured it out, even though the solution was staring them in the face all along.
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Fascinating story, its surprising it has taken Archaeologists so long to work it out considering the Hieroglyphic images documenting the  period. Sometimes the simplest things can be the solution to long standing problems / puzzles. 

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19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Some images define history: an early snapshot of the Statue of Liberty; Neil Armstrong first setting foot on the moon; a defiant man standing before a tank in Tiananmen Square; the Beatles walking down Abbey Road. But the other angles are rarely seen: the Statue of Liberty under construction in France, for example; or the [...]
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Some great historical images here that you have likely not seen before. Always interesting to see things from a different perspective.

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Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
It's no secret that the world's population is on the move, but it's rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in today's Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years. The study was conducted by three...
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An interesting look at global migration and movement around the globe.

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3D Drawings by Ramon Bruin

3D Drawings by Ramon Bruin | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
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I think these are really cool, this artist often uses multiple sheets of paper to create the feeling of 3D - his work is fantastic. 

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HUVr - The Future has arrived.

HUVr - The Future has arrived. | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
What's your style? We have four different options to choose from and more on the way! Pick the board that fits your personality!
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Back to the Future's Hoverboards have arrived, or have they? Real or Fake?? If real this is awesome , if fake an elaborate (and cool) hoax. Check out the video.

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anthropocene: google maps reinterpreted as persian rugs

anthropocene: google maps reinterpreted as persian rugs | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
measuring over two meters in length, each image is composited from thousands of thumbnails extracted as screen grabs from google maps.

Via Yohai Barak, Paula Silva
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Artist Transforms Ordinary Objects with Bright Colored Beads

Artist Transforms Ordinary Objects with Bright Colored Beads | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Artist Jan Huling from New York takes a dolls, toys or statues, and meticulously transforms them with vibrant patterns of beads. Huling explains, “In each of
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Some very interesting and eye catching Art from New York artist Jan Huling.

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30 Things Turning 30 in 2014

30 Things Turning 30 in 2014 | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Happy 30th birthday, 1984! If you're turning 30 this year, you're in good company—here are 30 things that share your birth year.
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Sad that I remember all of these things far to well.

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Chuck Norris one ups Van Damme's Volvo truck ad with airplanes—and CGI

Remember Jean-Claude Van Damme's split between two Volvo trucks, the ad that wasn't computer generated but an actual stunt? Well, Chuck Norris splitting between to Lockheed C-5 Galaxy with a squad of special forces on top of his hat is CGI.
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I see your Van Damme and raise you a Chuck.

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How to Create Your Own Japanese-Style Bathroom

How to Create Your Own Japanese-Style Bathroom | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Is your bathroom a Zen and tranquil space? If not, consider following this guide to achieve a Japanese-style bathroom. It's guaranteed to add a calm, relaxing element to your busy home.
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Loving this, some great bathroom inspiration here.


Did you know that the idea for Clinch came during and after the renovation of a bathroom where every single element was sourced online? 

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Forty Portraits in Forty Years

Forty Portraits in Forty Years | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
The Brown sisters have been photographed every year since 1975. The latest image in the series is published here for the first time.
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Worth a look, the same sisters photographed each year for 40 years.

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60 Rare Photos of historical identities

60 Rare Photos of historical identities | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
And more than a few are hilarious!
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These photos are pretty cool.

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What The Nerdiest Chart of Sci-Fi Ships Says About Our Dreams of Space - But Not Simpler | DiscoverMagazine.com

What The Nerdiest Chart of Sci-Fi Ships Says About Our Dreams of Space - But Not Simpler | DiscoverMagazine.com | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
German artist Dirk Löchel has created what sci-fi lovers previously could only dream of as they tirelessly scoured wikis and forums—the single greatest cha
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It take a dedicated Artist nerd to compile the ultimate chat of Sc-Fi space craft to scale! Need to zoom in on this one but a seriously cool chart - I want one!

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A Ranking Of The Deadliest Animals In The World

A Ranking Of The Deadliest Animals In The World | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
What animal is the most dangerous to humans in the world? Is it snakes? No. Sharks? Not even close. Other humans? Getting warmer, but not quite.
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Interesting when you see it like this, makes the Shark cull in WA look even more stupid. 

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Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
When a team of scientists in Finland asked people to map out where they felt different emotions on their bodies, it found that the results were surprisingly consistent, even across cultures. Find out more:
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These heat maps of human emotions are quite fascinating. 

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The Star Wars Bet With Spielberg That Cost George Lucas $40 Million

The Star Wars Bet With Spielberg That Cost George Lucas $40 Million | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Star Wars has made creator George Lucas a lot of money over the year. But in 1977, he made a bet with fellow director Steven Spielberg that has wound up costing him over $40,00,000 so far, and all of it going directly into Spielberg's pocket.
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Not a bad bet to win, Close Encounters V Star Wars, which would be bigger. Winner landed $40 Mill and growing...

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This Is Why You Should Never Trust People On The Internet....Hilarious

This Is Why You Should Never Trust People On The Internet....Hilarious | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
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Monday funnies, this really made me laugh....

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Embracing Potholes by Turning Them Into Hilarious Imaginative Scenes

Embracing Potholes by Turning Them Into Hilarious Imaginative Scenes | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Photographers Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca took to the streets and to the edge of insanity to find new uses for those annoying potholes.
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Clever series of photographs finding alternative uses for potholes!

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World's Coolest Playgrounds Give Kids a Taste of the Surreal | Wired Design | Wired.com

World's Coolest Playgrounds Give Kids a Taste of the Surreal | Wired Design | Wired.com | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Kids like to make believe, but public playgrounds rarely cater to that desire.
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This stuff is really cool, surrealism for kids to enjoy - would be good to see more of this around.

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Will you check this scoop? Thank you so much. http://sco.lt/5okJ17 It's for my research project.
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Google Research releases Music Timeline, a visualization of artists and genres over the decades

Google Research releases Music Timeline, a visualization of artists and genres over the decades | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Google today released a new spiffy page called Music Timeline. The visualization tool uses aggregated data from Google Play Music to show how artists and genres have gained and dropped ...
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Weekend fun! This is very cool. Well worth taking a look at it more closely at http://research.google.com/bigpicture/music/

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Use A Hot Spoon To Relieve Itchy Insect Bites

Use A Hot Spoon To Relieve Itchy Insect Bites | Interesting stories from around the web. | Scoop.it
Tis the season for annoying insect bites, but a surprisingly simple remedy exists that can eliminate all of the itch within minutes.
All you have to d...
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Well there you go, a great holiday tip!

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