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Couple visit Disneyland every day for a year.

Couple visit Disneyland every day for a year. | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Entertainment: A Disneyland day every day for this couple | reitz, day, disneyland, mickesh, jobs, started, year, friends, every, time
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Einstein's E=MC2 May Breakdown in Outer Space

Einstein's E=MC2 May Breakdown in Outer Space | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona physicist Andrei Lebed has stirred the physics community with an intriguing idea yet to be tested experimentally: The world's most iconic equation, Albert Einstein's E=mc2, may be correct or not depending on where you are in...
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Chinese Men Compete in “Frozen for 24 Hours” Contest

From Sunday to Monday, four contestants in Changsha City of China’s Hunan province put their minds and bodies to the test.
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New Florida law lets motorists flash headlights to warn other drivers of speed traps ahead

New Florida law lets motorists flash headlights to warn other drivers of speed traps ahead | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Flashing your headlights to alert oncoming drivers that police are lurking on the roadside ahead will no longer be illegal in Florida, though a lawyer who has represented ticketed motorists says a new law legalizing the...
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Solo Pop Stars Are Twice As Likely To Die Young As Those In Bands

Solo Pop Stars Are Twice As Likely To Die Young As Those In Bands | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Rock stars and pop idols are well known for their propensity to live hard, die young, and leave behind a grotesquely booze-swollen corpse.
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Inject Rhino Horns With Poison, That'll Stop Poachers

In South Africa, conservationists have had to come up with new and more innovative ways to prevent poachers from killing the local rhinoceros for their
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The Bible is surprise bestseller in Norway

The Bible is surprise bestseller in Norway | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
New translation jostles for position with EL James, Jo Nesbø and Ken Follett to become one of the year's top 15 bestsellers
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EcoAlert: Strong Link Between Climate Change and Volcanic Eruptions Discovered

EcoAlert: Strong Link Between Climate Change and Volcanic Eruptions Discovered | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
It has long been known that volcanic activity can cause short-term variations in climate.
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Man upset with his wife remains perched on tree since March

It may sound unbelievable but a young man in Varanasi district is so upset with his wife that he ...
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Toward a pill to enable celiac patients to eat foods containing gluten

Toward a pill to enable celiac patients to eat foods containing gluten | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Scientists are reporting an advance toward development of a pill that could become celiac disease's counterpart to the lactase pills that people with lactose intolerance can take to eat dairy products without risking digestive upsets.
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Australian harvests grapes in the nude

Australian harvests grapes in the nude | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
ECCENTRIC Queensland winemaker Mike Hayes will harvest some of his grapes in the nude during a full moon to revive an ancient winemaking ritual.
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Archaeology: ‘Temple of Poseidon’ found in Bulgaria’s Sozopol

Archaeology: ‘Temple of Poseidon’ found in Bulgaria’s Sozopol | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
One of the buildings excavated in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol appears to have been a temple to Poseidon, going by the discovery of a large and relatively well-preserved altar to the Greek god.
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Icelandic girl fights for right to her own name

Icelandic girl fights for right to her own name | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old is suing the Icelandic state for the right to legally use the name given to her by her mother. The problem? Blaer, which means light breeze in Icelandic, is not on a list approved by the government.
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Breast Milk Contains Over 700 Bacteria Species

Breast Milk Contains Over 700 Bacteria Species | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered that breast milk contains more species of bacteria than originally expected.
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'Tsunami bomb' tested off New Zealand coast

'Tsunami bomb' tested off New Zealand coast | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The United States and New Zealand conducted secret tests of a "tsunami bomb" designed to destroy coastal cities by using underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves.
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Indonesian city bans women from straddling motorbikes

Indonesian city bans women from straddling motorbikes | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A city in Indonesia's Aceh province has banned women from straddling male drivers on motorbikes after officials deemed the position "improper".
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Man suffered sprouts 'overdose'

Man suffered sprouts 'overdose' | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A man from Ayrshire had to be hospitalised after eating too many Brussels sprouts last Christmas, it has emerged.
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Eva Sjöström's comment, December 31, 2012 3:47 PM
Never!!
Jeremy Cherfas's curator insight, January 2, 2013 2:59 AM

Hardly seems credible.

Chris Mallon's comment, February 10, 2013 8:28 AM
ONE brussel sprout is too many
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A Brand New Bee Was Just Named After Sheldon From ‘The Big Bang Theory’

A Brand New Bee Was Just Named After Sheldon From ‘The Big Bang Theory’ | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Andre Nemesio and his team just named a brand new orchid bee Euglossa bazinga, after the catch phrase used by Sheldon Cooper on the television show, The Big Bang
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Randy Treibel's comment, December 28, 2012 2:13 AM
I can see it now. It will buzz around me going "Randy... Randy....Randy..."
Chris Mallon's comment, February 10, 2013 8:28 AM
knock knock knock, penny, knock knock knock, penny
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Around two queries a week to UK poisons service concern . . . snakebites

Snakebite injuries account for around two phone queries every week to the UK National Poisons Information Service, a newly published audit finds.
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Man found dead standing up in his kitchen

Man found dead standing up in his kitchen | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A coroner has described a man's death as 'bizarre' after he was found dead standing up in his kitchen.
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Bird Removed From Zoo Display For Hurling Expletives at Guests

Bird Removed From Zoo Display For Hurling Expletives at Guests | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
While there's no indication that the seemingly disgruntled zoo animal really had any clue what it was saying, it's hard not to imagine a life in captivity would inspire such sentiments.
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Scientists debunk the IQ myth: Intelligent people not surprised.

Scientists debunk the IQ myth: Intelligent people not surprised. | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
After conducting the largest online intelligence study on record, scientists concluded that the notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient or IQ by a singular, standardized test is highly misleading.
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The Scientific Reason Why Reindeer Have Red Noses

The Scientific Reason Why Reindeer Have Red Noses | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Some reindeer really do have red noses, a result of densely packed blood vessels near the skin's surface
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Cary Prater's curator insight, December 29, 2012 2:29 PM

Well, of course there are red-nosed reindeer. Ask Rudolph!

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Holiday spices often abused for cheap highs, says toxicologist

Cinnamon, nutmeg and even marshmallows are being intentionally abused in risky behavior, says a toxicologist. Once folly for teenagers, pre-teens are now copying what they see from Internet videos with dangerous results.
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