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Nathan Walsh's Photo-Realistic Paintings of Urban Landscapes | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Nathan Walsh's Photo-Realistic Paintings of Urban Landscapes | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
English painter Nathan Walsh creates incredibly realistic looking paintings of urban landscapes by using photos and complex drawings as reference
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10 Albums Made for Incredibly Strange (And Sometimes Hilarious) Reasons

10 Albums Made for Incredibly Strange (And Sometimes Hilarious) Reasons | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
As you've probably heard, there's a new Lauryn Hill song. It sounds... well, it sounds like it was recorded in a hurry to pay off a tax bill, which is apparently exactly the case (unfortunately, th...
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Snapshots Of Google Earth At Its Most Surreal

Snapshots Of Google Earth At Its Most Surreal | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Google Earth may not be as useful as its sibling service, Google Maps, but it’s immeasurably cooler.
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25 Extremely Bizarre Laws That Don't Make Sense

While most laws are created to protect the interests of society, there are some that are just unexplainable...

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Relativity: Surreal Paintings of Indecision and Uncertainty by Alex Hall | Colossal

Relativity: Surreal Paintings of Indecision and Uncertainty by Alex Hall | Colossal | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
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21 Weird Gifts For Your Weird Mom

21 Weird Gifts For Your Weird Mom | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Mother's Day is one of the biggest gift-buying days of the year, but too many people overthink it, spending too much on wilted flowers, melted chocolates and overpriced meals at crowded chain restaurants.
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Is it me, or are some of those gifts mentioned a bit insulting?

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Weird but true: Shedding of clothes by men can reduce global warming - The Economic Times

Weird but true: Shedding of clothes by men can reduce global warming - The Economic Times | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
When it comes to formal dressing men feel obliged to wear a jacket and a tie, even in the summer warmth of tropical India.
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Mauritius: The Seven Colors Earth, Beautiful and Unusual Natural Phenomena

Mauritius: The Seven Colors Earth, Beautiful and Unusual Natural Phenomena | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
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10 Most Eccentric Millionaires and Billionaires - Listverse

10 Most Eccentric Millionaires and Billionaires - Listverse | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Some of us are charged with ennobling ambitions; they?re called saints. The rest of us just want to be rich. It?s what keeps us at our desks long after b
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13-Second Proof the Sun Is Crazy Powerful

13-Second Proof the Sun Is Crazy Powerful | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
A coronal mass ejection erupted from the sun this week, creating a gigantic rolling wave of fire. NASA caught it all on camera.
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50 Amazing Facts About Earth

50 Amazing Facts About Earth | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Do you know how much material falls onto Earth from space every day? How many different species there are in the ocean? How far the continents move every year
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A Collection of Very Strange Maps

A Collection of Very Strange Maps | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
You've seen city maps, but what about city maps that show where each gang has its headquarters? Or a map of the globe without water? Here are a few of our favorite randomly bizarre maps.
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Bizarre ways to eat less

Bizarre ways to eat less | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Living off baby food and eating with kiddie cutlery are just some of the ridiculous practices women are following to get thin. Kasmin Fernandes tells you more If you think Lady Gaga's fashion...
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More Americans believe in aliens than Bigfoot

More Americans believe in aliens than Bigfoot | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Although it may not be good news for Bigfoot hunters, it may be good news for those who claim to have encountered aliens. According a report by the Times Free P
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The World's Weirdest Restaurants

The World's Weirdest Restaurants | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
The world's weirdest restaurants, from amazingly beautiful to bizarre and wacky.
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There's definitely a few I wouldn't eat at in this list. 

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Strange Things in Nature - Natural Science & Anomalies of the Universe.

Strange Things in Nature - Natural Science & Anomalies of the Universe. | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Nature is amazing, unpredictable, and strange. There are many things in this world that are hard to believe. Here are a few of the st...
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Patterns, Surreal Landscapes Covered in Repeating Patterns

Patterns, Surreal Landscapes Covered in Repeating Patterns | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Repeating patterns cover surreal landscapes in the digitally manipulated photo series "Patterns" by Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak. For more of his work, check out his Behance portfolio. via ...
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Bizarre 6-Inch Skeleton Shown to Be Human - ScienceNOW

Bizarre 6-Inch Skeleton Shown to Be Human - ScienceNOW | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Bizarre 6-Inch Skeleton Shown to Be Human - ScienceNOW
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The Mysterious Tale Of The Extraordinary Vivian Maier

The Mysterious Tale Of The Extraordinary Vivian Maier | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
The history of street photography as we know it, is being rewritten. In 2007 at a local auction house in Chicago, historical hobbyist John Maloof randomly purchased a box of film negatives yet to b...
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Terror in the Thames! | Articles | Features | Fortean Times UK

Terror in the Thames! | Articles | Features | Fortean Times UK | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
As a goose-eating monster lurks in the waters of London's Olympic Park, Neil Arnold considers a long line of beasts spotted in the capital's great river and tributaries FT290 On 14 December 2011, the Daily Mail ran the story of the “...
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14 Veggies You've Probably Never Heard Of

14 Veggies You've Probably Never Heard Of | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: Think you don't like to eat your veggies?
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odditiesoflife: More Fun with Animals There is...

odditiesoflife: More Fun with Animals There is... | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
odditiesoflife: “More Fun with Animals There is something very compelling about vintage animal photos. They depict the consistent love relationship over the decades that most humans have toward...
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Whoops: Woman Accidentally Swallows $5,000 Diamond

Whoops: Woman Accidentally Swallows $5,000 Diamond | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Jackpots come under strange circumstances on occasion, and recently an 80-year-old woman came into a $5,000 windfall, but couldn’t collect her prize immediately, having swallowed it.
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GIANT UFO HEADING TOWARD OUR SUN

GIANT UFO HEADING TOWARD OUR SUN | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Today the NASA/SOHO ipad app reported the sighting of an unusually large, triangular object heading for our sun.
Michael Cornetto's insight:

Apparently this happens frequently - so nothing to panic about it.  Here's what happened one of those other times... http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/space/stories/nasa-debunks-triangular-ufo

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