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Ernest Hemingway Once Told F. Scott Fitzgerald to "Kiss My Ass"

Ernest Hemingway Once Told F. Scott Fitzgerald to "Kiss My Ass" | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Remember in Midnight in Paris when Gil Pender, traveling back to  1920s Paris, wanted Ernest Hemingway to read his novel? Well, here's why Gil should be thankful that Gertrude Stein wound up readin...
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Severe El Niño stunted Peruvian children's height

Severe El Niño stunted Peruvian children's height | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Children born during or shortly after the 1997 El Niño, which saw 16 times more rain in northern Peru than usual, are shorter than they should be
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UK's first 'poo bus' hits the road

UK's first 'poo bus' hits the road | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Britain’s first ‘Bio-Bus’ powered entirely by human and food waste takes to the streets between Bath and Bristol
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Drunk birds sober up in Environment Yukon holding tank

Drunk birds sober up in Environment Yukon holding tank | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Birds in Yukon are getting tipsy on fermented berries, so Environment Yukon has set up an avian drunk tank where they can sober up safely.
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Cool climbing: meet the men who scale giant icebergs

Cool climbing: meet the men who scale giant icebergs | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Extraordinary footage of two Slovenian climbers scaling giant icebergs in Greenland has been published online
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Paddington Bear creator's shock as film is deemed 'unsuitable for young children'

Paddington Bear creator's shock as film is deemed 'unsuitable for young children' | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The creator of Paddington Bear has told of his shock after the film version of the adventure book was deemed unsuitable for young children. 
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Screaming chess nerd makes chump of police

Screaming chess nerd makes chump of police | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Police in Oslo who responded to an emergency call after hearing screams from an apartment were shocked to find the howls belonged to a lone chess player displeased with his performance during a game.
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Genitalia wiped out of some Turkish school books

Genitalia wiped out of some Turkish school books | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Turkey’s sixth graders now see cute animals instead of human genitalia in their school books on science, stirring a fresh culture clash debate
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Real-Life 'Unicorn' Found; Deer Has Extremely Rare Deformity

Real-Life 'Unicorn' Found; Deer Has Extremely Rare Deformity | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A roe deer shot by a hunter in Slovenia has a single antler that makes it look exactly like a unicorn.
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The man who can hear Wi-Fi wherever he walks - health - 12 November 2014 - New Scientist

The man who can hear Wi-Fi wherever he walks - health - 12 November 2014 - New Scientist | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Frank Swain has been going deaf since his 20s. Now he has hacked his hearing so he can listen in to the data that surrounds us
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'ISIS' chocolates decides to change company name after sales slump

'ISIS' chocolates decides to change company name after sales slump | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Belgium chocolate maker "ISIS" has been forced to change its name to "Libeert" after the company's sales were hit due to the name's association with the Islamic State terrorist group
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CORONA: School's erroneous phone call scares parents

CORONA: School's erroneous phone call scares parents | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
News: CORONA: School's erroneous phone call scares parents | school, parents, call, error, reichardt, corona, john, adams, drew, tapia
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The best whisky in the world is not from where you'd expect

The best whisky in the world is not from where you'd expect | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Scottish distilleries are in shock after a Japanese single malt was named the best whisky in the world.
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Mysterious Roman God Baffles Experts

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A relief of a mysterious, unknown god has been unearthed at an ancient Roman temple in southeastern Turkey.
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Never-Before-Seen Particles Discovered at Swiss Collider

Never-Before-Seen Particles Discovered at Swiss Collider | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Two new subatomic particles have popped up at the world's largest atom smasher. The never-before-seen particles could help physicists glean key information about the building blocks of matter in the universe.
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Parallel Worlds Could Explain Wacky Quantum World

Parallel Worlds Could Explain Wacky Quantum World | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A new theory that interactions between parallel universes could explain all quantum behavior is gaining traction among physicists.
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San Francisco names Frida the chihuahua mayor for the day

San Francisco names Frida the chihuahua mayor for the day | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Dog’s owner pays $5,000 for the privilege as part of campaign to support city’s animal shelter
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London Olympics borough is the most physically inactive in England

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Nearly 40% of people in Newham take no exercise at all, suggesting Games failed to inspire people to take part in sport
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Westminster cancels autumn: Worker seen pulling leaves from the trees

Westminster cancels autumn: Worker seen pulling leaves from the trees | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Westminster authorities are accused of wasting money on pointless task as a woman is seen stripping the trees of Westminster
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Newfound Mega-Storms on Uranus Pose Planetary Puzzle

Newfound Mega-Storms on Uranus Pose Planetary Puzzle | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Stormy weather has stirred up the typically calm clouds of Uranus, report surprised scientists.
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Daan Roosegaarde's glowing Van Gogh cycle path to open

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Daan Roosegaarde's cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent Van Gogh's painting The Starry Night, officially opens in Nuenen this evening.
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Italians face ban from kissing police officers

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Kissing Italian police officers could soon be banned as part of a slew of potential new rules designed to keep citizens and the police force safe.
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Thief distracts staff by squirting her breast milk - The Local

Thief distracts staff by squirting her breast milk - The Local | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A mother in central Germany came up with an unusual tactic to allegedly steal from a pharmacy on Monday.
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Beer truck accident sparks village party

Beer truck accident sparks village party | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The accident happened late Thursday night on the bypass that connects Lucknow to Delhi. Locals rescued the truck driver and his brother, who received minor injuries, before turning to the cargo.
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