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Ghost Photographed in Champions League game

Ghost Photographed in Champions League game | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it

During a football game of the Champions League's agenda, contest between the teams Porto (Portugal) and Paris Saint Germain (France), that finished with result of 1-0 for Porto, the cameras that recorded the celebration of the goal scored by the colombian James Rodríguez , captured the presence of a ghost among the fans who celebrated in the stands.

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Couple annoyed by aliens

A couple reportedly called police four times within a seven-hour period last week insisting that alien-like creatures had invaded their Elliot Drive home, noting the situation was creating havoc in their lives.
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Dog Poisoned And Buried Alive - Back From Dead

Dog Poisoned And Buried Alive - Back From Dead | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A Jack Russell terrier left "completely cold" and "barely breathing" survives after a passer-by spots the ground moving.
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The Shape Of A Man's Urine Stream Can Diagnose Prostate Problems

The Shape Of A Man's Urine Stream Can Diagnose Prostate Problems | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Researchers in the UK have found that the shape of a man’s urine stream...
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'Robin Hood' couple using cannabis farm profits for Kenyan children

'Robin Hood' couple using cannabis farm profits for Kenyan children | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A middle class "Robin Hood" couple have been jailed for three years for running a cannabis factory in their farmhouse, using profits to help sick and poor children in Kenya.
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Hill to be turned into large breast

Hill to be turned into large breast | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A Wiltshire hill is to be transformed into a giant illuminated breast to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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First planet found in star system next door

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Astronomers have spotted an Earth-sized planet in the neighbouring Alpha Centauri system – but it's no haven for life...
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Electric shock underpants could stop bedsores

Electric shock underpants could stop bedsores | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Underwear which gives off electric shocks could spare half a million hospital patients from developing painful and potentally life-threatening bedsores every year, scientists claim.
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Damien Hirst condemned for killing 9,000 butterflies in Tate show

Damien Hirst condemned for killing 9,000 butterflies in Tate show | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The artist Damien Hirst has come under fire after it emerged that more than 9,000 butterflies died as part of an art work in his latest exhibition.
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Listening to People Complain Drains Intelligence, Researchers Complain

Listening to People Complain Drains Intelligence, Researchers Complain | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it

Nobody likes listen to people complain. No matter how empathetic you try to be, there’s always that little voice in your head that’s saying; “So why are you telling me?” and/or “Why don’t you just go and do something about it?”

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Ukraine’s Anime Girl and Real Barbie Meet Face to Eerie Face

Ukraine’s Anime Girl and Real Barbie Meet Face to Eerie Face | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Two girls from the Ukraine have made a splash around the world with their unusual aesthetic choices.
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'Holy Spring' causes outbreak of diarrhoea

'Holy Spring' causes outbreak of  diarrhoea | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it

Thousands of disciples seeking a cure from a so called holy spring said to cure any illness got to the bottom of its miraculous powers - when it gave them all diarrhoea.

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4 Billion Year Old, Extremely Valuable Meteorite Used By Family As Doorstop

4 Billion Year Old, Extremely Valuable Meteorite Used By Family As Doorstop | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The rock is nothing much to look at: 33 pounds and oval shaped. If you didn't know its history, you probably wouldn't be surprised that Donna Lewis's family used it as a doorstop, later parking it in the front garden.
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Yorkshire housewife 'raised by monkeys in jungle'

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The story of a Yorkshire housewife who spent five years in her childhood living with a colony of capuchin monkeys in Colombia is to be told for the first time in a book and planned television documentary.
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Baby tapir given 'mouth-to-snout'

Baby tapir given 'mouth-to-snout' | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Zoo staff stepped in to save a baby tapir by giving it mouth-to-snout resuscitation.
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2,000-year-old beef found in NW China

2,000-year-old beef found in NW China | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Chinese archaeologists have said that a black substance found in an ancient tomb in northwest China`s Shaanxi Province is a 2,000-year-old portion of beef.
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Oldest dad becomes father again at 96

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KHARKHODA (SONIPAT): Miracles happen and Ramajit Raghav is there to prove it. The farm hand claimed on Monday that he was the oldest person to father a child at the age of 96. What's more, he has...
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Illegal Iron Dumping Spawns Huge Algal Bloom Seen from Space

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A businessman is responsible for what is being called the largest geoengineering experiment.
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Zebra finches sing sloppily when drunk

Zebra finches sing sloppily when drunk | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
After being dosed on alcohol, adult finches change their tune and juveniles may develop simpler songs than usual...
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Mercury Craters Look Like Cookie Monster

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Cookie! A new photo from NASA's Messenger spacecraft looks a lot like Sesame Street's Cookie Monster.
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Planet with four suns discovered

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Astronomers discover a planet - about six times bigger than Earth - whose skies are lit by four different suns, some 5,000 light-years away.
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Ukraine Brings Back Naval Killer Dolphins

Ukraine Brings Back Naval Killer Dolphins | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The Ukrainan navy has restarted special training for dolphins and other animals for military duties including attacking enemy combat swimmers and detecting mines, a military source in the Ukrainian naval port of Sevastopol told RIA Novosti on...
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Chinese zoo tie mechanical tale on a peacock to cash in on tourists.

Chinese zoo tie mechanical tale on a peacock to cash in on tourists. | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it

Cruel zoo officials are under investigation in China after keepers ruffled feathers by telling how they were forced to tie a mechanical tale on a peacock to cash in on tourists.

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Arbuthnot Gruntfuttock's comment, October 15, 2012 10:37 AM
Tale?
Chris Mallon's comment, February 10, 2013 4:09 PM
*Tail not tale...
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Eat chocolate, win the Nobel Prize? (No, but it makes a good story)

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Of all the chocolate research out there, the most unabashed tribute to the dark gold has to be a study just published in one of the world's most prestigious medical journals.Drum...
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