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I love all things quirky but especially when combined with a dash of genius! Help me share the beautiful quirky genius in this world!
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Scientists are from Mars, the public is from Earth | Bad Astronomy

Scientists are from Mars, the public is from Earth | Bad Astronomy | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
The American Geophysical Union blog has a link up to a very interesting table, and I feel strongly enough about this topic that I want to share it with you.
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Star Light, People Bright | Bad Astronomy

Star Light, People Bright | Bad Astronomy | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
I love unusual photographs. Sure, the advent of digital imagery has made it a lot easier folks to play with photographs, manipulate them, make them surprise or delight us.
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The more Facebook friends you have, the bigger your brain is | SmartPlanet

The more Facebook friends you have, the bigger your brain is | SmartPlanet | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Scientists use brain scans to reveal find out how social network popularity is linked to brain size.
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Man orders size 14.5 slipper and gets size 1,450 after 'mistranslation in China' - Telegraph

Man orders size 14.5 slipper and gets size 1,450 after 'mistranslation in China' - Telegraph | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
A man who ordered a special size 14.5 slipper to fit his oversized foot was
sent a size 1,450 after the Chinese manufacturers failed to spot a decimal
point in his order. (RT @a_bloxham: Surprise!
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Virgin Galactic spaceport dedicated | Bad Astronomy

Virgin Galactic spaceport dedicated | Bad Astronomy | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
On Monday, billionaire space advocate Richard Branson and New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez dedicated a new building devoted to commercial access to sub-orbital space: Spaceport America.
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Mystics, Sages, Saints and Gurus

Mystics, Sages, Saints and Gurus | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
The Psychophysiological Principle states:
Any experience that you have, you have only while you are having a specific brain wave pattern. If your brain wave patterns change then your experience will change.
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Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are [Official Video]

Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are [Official Video] | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Website: www.brunomars.com Directed by Ethan Lader Inspired by the artwork of Erika Iris Simmons.
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Strange & quirky places to sleep in Europe

Strange & quirky places to sleep in Europe | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Ever get tired of staying in the same types? Sick of seeing the same Thomas Kinkade watercolours hanging over your bed in yet another hotel room?
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Villains: Livia Drusilla, the Evil Empress

Villains: Livia Drusilla, the Evil Empress | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
By Stephanie DrayPowerful women got a bad rap in ancient history. This was especially the case for Rome’s first empress, Livia Drusilla, the wife of Augustus Caesar.
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Google Earth: 1 Billion Downloads and So Many Uses in the Classroom

Google Earth: 1 Billion Downloads and So Many Uses in the Classroom | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Google Earth was one of the very first pieces of software that I began to create educational resources with.
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TEDx Talk: What we learned from 5 million books

TEDx Talk: What we learned from 5 million books | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
I discovered the Google Ngram Viewer from this TED Talk by Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel who are both fellows at Harvard University and Visiting Faculty at Google.
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Chinese Rush Hour: Chaos, Traffic and…Yoga

Chinese Rush Hour: Chaos, Traffic and…Yoga | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Commuting passersby on a busy road in the middle of Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, were astonished by the sight of a man practicing yoga in the middle of (Chinese Rush Hour: Chaos, Traffic and…Yoga
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Quirky properties around the world: would you live in a house like this? - Telegraph

Quirky properties around the world: would you live in a house like this? - Telegraph | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Quirky properties around the world: would you live in a house like this? (Quirky properties around the world: would you live in a house like this?
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Top sheets and blankets that have fitted corners on bottom end so they do not pull out at night when you sleep.

Top sheets and blankets that have fitted corners on bottom end so they do not pull out at night when you sleep. | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
This item changes an item that we all use and makes it better. The top sheet of a sheet set and blankets all pull out of the end of the bed as we toss and turn at night.
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The lusts of Leonardo da Vinci

The lusts of Leonardo da Vinci | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
He was almost certainly gay, but Leonardo da Vinci's most powerful portraits were of women.
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Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius (35 Pics) - StumbleUpon

Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius (35 Pics) http://t.co/b281szZL...
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One in every 17 Twin Cities area bridges is structurally deficient - TwinCities.com

One in every 17 Twin Cities area bridges is structurally deficient - TwinCities.com | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it

The Twin Cities region has 154 "structurally deficient" bridges that 1.8 million vehicles cross every day, according to a report being released today.
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Life and Works of TD Lingo

Life and Works of TD Lingo | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
TDA Lingo. One of the Greatest Geniuses in History
The ability of persons to control their amygdala and experience limitless frontal lobes pleasure responses was proven by a 30 year controlled study by brain and behavior researcher T.D.A.
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A lesson learnt from swimming with dolphins

A lesson learnt from swimming with dolphins | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
There’s a hot debate these days about getting into the sea to swim with dolphins. Some say it is wrong, that these intelligent mammals should be left alone.  Others say they love us playing with them and that it does no harm.
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10,000 Young People: Designing the Future

10,000 Young People: Designing the Future | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Ever wondered what 10,000 young people could do to solve some of the world’s greatest problems? That’s what NoTosh is wanting to find out this month as we help reinvent the world’s most important ICT event, ITU Telecom World 11.
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Reflections of a garden designer on leaving Japan

Reflections of a garden designer on leaving Japan | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
The 2011 Gardening World Cup was held at Huis Ten Bosch in Japan and created a real buzz in the world of horticulture, not least because of its theme of PEACE, following Japan’s double tragedies of earthquake and tsunami.
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A History of Teaching and Learning from 500 Billion Words

A History of Teaching and Learning from 500 Billion Words | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
 

 
By analysing over 500 billion words the Google Books Ngram Viewer allows you to compare the history of terminology and language from approximately 5 million digitised books.
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BBC Dimensions: exploring the human scale of events and places in history

BBC Dimensions: exploring the human scale of events and places in history | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Dimensions is an experimental project from the BBC that allows you to compare the scale of different types of events with something that we can all recognise. There are two parts of the project “How many really?
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