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Mystery of superglued udders grips farm show

Mystery of superglued udders grips farm show | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
For 155 years, farmers from all over the country have brought their dairy cattle to the Great Yorkshire Show in the hope of winning a prized rosette for Daisy.
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Study shows lemurs use communal latrines as information exchange centers

Study shows lemurs use communal latrines as information exchange centers | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Emily loves Justin - Stop global warming - Two more weeks till I graduate!: The exchange of information in public toilets is widespread. It also occurs in the world of white-footed sportive lemurs. Only instead of writing on the walls, they use scent-marks in order to communicate with their own kind.. ...
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Talking parrot missing for 4 years found, now speaks Spanish

Talking parrot missing for 4 years found, now speaks Spanish | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
When Nigel vanished four years ago, he spoke with a cultivated British accent.Little is known about where the African grey parrot went, what he did — or who he was with — in those missing years. But when he was reunited with his o
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Même les perroquets peuvent apprendre une langue...!

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First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study

First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Southampton University scientists have found evidence that awareness can continue for at least several minutes after clinical death which was previously thought impossible
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Satanic panic: how British agents stoked supernatural fears in Troubles

Satanic panic: how British agents stoked supernatural fears in Troubles | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Stories about black masses leaked to press in effort to link paramilitary attacks to the paranormal, study reveals
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Meanwhile in Germany, cows are wearing nappies

Meanwhile in Germany, cows are wearing nappies | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A German cow farmer has staged the opposite of a dirty protest after being told that EU directives mean he cannot use manure on his steep Alpine land.
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Being Curious Can Boost Your Memory

Being Curious Can Boost Your Memory | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Everyone knows it's easier to learn about a topic you're curious about. Now, a new study reveals what's going on in the brain during that process.
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Monopoly money used to pay for €6 million jewels

Monopoly money used to pay for €6 million jewels | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A Greek jeweller was left empty-handed and red-faced after selling over €6 million ($7.5 million) worth of jewels to two con men who paid him with a suitcase
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US reroutes flights in attempt to avoid walrus stampede

US reroutes flights in attempt to avoid walrus stampede | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
An estimated 35,000 of the animals were spotted as summer sea ice fell to its sixth lowest in the satellite record
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Archaeologists Believe They Found Dracula's Dungeon

Archaeologists Believe They Found Dracula's Dungeon | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The dungeon believed to have held Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for the blood-thirsty character, was recently discovered in Turkey
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Climate Change Could Alter Human Male-Female Ratio

Climate Change Could Alter Human Male-Female Ratio | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Climate change could affect the ratio of human males to human females that are born in some countries, a new study from Japan suggests.
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Who's your daddy? Mice nest together to confuse paternity and reduce infanticide

Who's your daddy? Mice nest together to confuse paternity and reduce infanticide | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
It is a cruel world out there, particularly for young animals born into social groups where infanticide occurs. This dark side of evolution is revealed when adults – often males – kill offspring to promote…
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China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern

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China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern
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Spanish village swaps bulls for giant polystyrene balls

Spanish village swaps bulls for giant polystyrene balls | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Residents of a Madrid village have changed their annual running of the bulls to a similar event with giant 125-kilo (275 pounds) polystyrene balls, a move anima
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Google's camel Street View of the UAE desert

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Most images for Google Street View are collected with a car, but for the first time, the task was given to an animal – a 10-year-old camel named Raffia.
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Hitler and Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman have one huge thing in common...

Hitler and Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman have one huge thing in common... | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Last year, newly published letters written by Nobel prize winner Heinrich Böll appeared to confirm that Nazi troops took crystal methamphetamines in order to stay awake and motivated, despite the desperate conditions they faced on the front line.
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Comedy club uses facial recognition to charge by the laugh

Comedy club uses facial recognition to charge by the laugh | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Paying a cover at a comedy club may become a thing of the past.
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Scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into articles - The Local

Scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into articles - The Local | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Five Swedish scientists have confessed that they have been quoting Bob Dylan lyrics in research articles and are running a wager on who can squeeze the most in
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Scientists ready to test lab-grown penises on men

Scientists ready to test lab-grown penises on men | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Research aims to develop organs to help patients who have injuries or congenital abnormalities
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Giant flesh-eating leech filmed swallowing huge earthworm like spaghetti - Telegraph

Giant flesh-eating leech filmed swallowing huge earthworm like spaghetti  - Telegraph | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
For the first time a giant, 50cm long, leech has been filmed swallowing a huge blue earthworm in the forests of Borneo for new BBC documentary Wonders of the Monsoon
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New Particle Is Both Matter and Antimatter

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Researchers see signature of “Majorana particles” inside superconducting iron
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Hot air balloon pilot flies underground to set world record

Hot air balloon pilot flies underground to set world record | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
An Australian hot air balloon pilot succeeded in flying a balloon deep underground a cave in Croatia, a feat he believes is a world first.
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Glowing dog food blamed on sea bugs

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The explanation for the mysterious glowing dog tucker may come from below the waves.
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It turns out that cowbells make cows miserable

It turns out that cowbells make cows miserable | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A field of cowbell-equipped-cows may create a soothing soundscape of wind and chimes, but what’s soothing to us doesn’t translate to the cows. Though Christopher Walken and internet humor from over 14 years ago require [...]
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