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Hundreds Of Deer Mysteriously Jumping To Their Deaths Off Idaho Bridge

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Idaho wildlife officials are puzzled as to why hundreds of deer have jumped off a bridge to their deaths.
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Accountant seeks to prove he is Princess Margaret's secret son

Accountant seeks to prove he is Princess Margaret's secret son | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Robert Brown, who believes Princess Margaret hid a pregnancy in 1955, is fighting for access to documents relating to her will...
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Charles Darwin received more than 4000 votes in last week's US election

ATHENS, Ga. -- Charles Darwin, the 19th-century naturalist who laid the foundations for evolutionary theory, received more than 4,000 write-in votes in Athens-Clarke County in balloting for the 10th Congressional District seat retained Tuesday by...
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Nobody Knows What Causes Namibian Fairy Circles

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A study based on satellite images of African grasslands describes the circles’ life span, but the reasons for them are still unknown.
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Australian firefighters put out fire with raw sewage

Australian firefighters put out fire with raw sewage | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A RURAL Fire Service investigation is under way after untreated water from a sewage plant was dumped on volunteer firefighters battling a blaze on the mid-north coast.
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Council installs massive air freshner to counter landfill stench

Council installs massive air freshner to counter landfill stench | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Borders Council acted after a raft of complaints from locals over the smell coming from the nearby Easter Langlee dump.
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Tokelau becomes the first country to meet all its power needs with solar

Tokelau becomes the first country to meet all its power needs with solar | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Tokelau in the South Pacific becomes the first territory able to meet all its electricity needs with solar power, officials say.
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Record chalk-line attempt foiled by art critic policeman

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Set a brief to 'break a world record', first year Goldsmith's design student Liz Baldwin attempted to draw a mile-long unbroken chalk line through London in the fastest time.

 

 

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Theory of everything says universe is a transformer

Theory of everything says universe is a transformer | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Oxford visionary David Deutsch has posted a glimpse of his long-awaited theory for why the universe is just so – possibly spawning a new branch of...
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1400-year-old vampire skeleton discovered in Britain

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A 1400-year-old vampire skeleton with metal spikes through its shoulders, heart and ankles, has been discovered in Britain, a new report has claimed.
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Idaho scientist seeks to launch aerial Bigfoot search with blimp

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An Idaho scientist shrugging off skeptical fellow scholars in his quest for evidence of Bigfoot has turned his sights skyward, with plans to float a blimp over the U.S. mountain West in search of the mythic, ape-like creature.
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Intelligent People Drink More Alcohol

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More intelligent people are more likely to binge drink and get drunk...
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Man sells wife to buy liquor

CHANDURTHI, KARIMNAGAR: A Gulf returnee allegedly sold his wife for Rs 6,000 to a broker in Korutla mandal of Karimnagar district. The incident came to light here on Monday after police booked a...
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Brazil aims to clone endangered animals

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Eight threatened animal species, including jaguars and maned wolves, are the target of a cloning project in South America...
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Strange, meat-eating sea sponge found in deep ocean

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Recently discovered Harp Sponge is a deep sea carnivore with some unusual eating (and mating) habits...
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Drunk Driver Arrested Twice at Exactly the Same Time

Drunk Driver Arrested Twice at Exactly the Same Time | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The end of daylight saving time caused a unique situation in Urbana on Sunday morning. Police there arrested a man twice in one day, but at the same exact time.
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Edible deodorants soon to be available in the UK

Edible deodorants soon to be available in the UK | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
It's not just Barack Obama who's coming up smelling of roses - eat 'body fragrancing functional candy' and you could too...
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Wrens Teach Eggs To Sing

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Parent wrens sing food passwords to unhatched chicks to avoid having to feed imposters...
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Arabica coffee could be extinct in the wild within 70 years

Arabica coffee could be extinct in the wild within 70 years | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Climate change alone could lead to the extinction of wild Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) well before the end of this century.
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Researchers Turn Animal Ears Into Bio-Batteries

Researchers Turn Animal Ears Into Bio-Batteries | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
The line between man and machine--or at least mammal and machine--grows blurrier still.
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Superman's Home Planet Krypton "Found"

Superman's Home Planet Krypton "Found" | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson helped DC Comics choose the planet, which is 27.1 light-years from Earth...
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Cambridge scientists send mobile phone into orbit to see if 'anyone could hear you scream'

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A team of scientists from Cambridge University are inviting members of the public to upload videos of themselves screaming to YouTube so they can play them back in space and see what happens.
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100-year-old volcanic ash causes haze over Alaska

100-year-old volcanic ash causes haze over Alaska | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
A smoggy haze that hung over Kodiak Island in Alaska last week was caused by the wind-blown ash of a volcanic eruption that took place over 100 years...
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Rarest Whale Seen for First Time in History, but Not at Sea

Rarest Whale Seen for First Time in History, but Not at Sea | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
In another example of how little we know about the natural world, scientists recently got their first up-close glimpse at the rare and elusive spade-toothed beaked ...
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Humans learn to sense like a rat, with ”whiskers”

Humans learn to sense like a rat, with ”whiskers” | No Such Thing As The News | Scoop.it
Weizmann Institute researchers attached plastic “whiskers” to the fingers of blindfolded volunteers and asked them to carry out a location task...
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