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Sexting Teacher Convicted After Sending Students 4,300 Messages

Sexting Teacher Convicted After Sending Students 4,300 Messages | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
On Monday, a former long-term substitute teacher in central Pennsylvania, Michael S. Zack, was sentenced in a felony case after it was discovered that…
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A Food Stamps Program for Pets

A Food Stamps Program for Pets | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
There has been concern, for a long time, over what happens to pets when owners fall on such hard times that they can barely afford to even feed…
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Elderly Couple Exposed Having Sex in Parking Lot

Elderly Couple Exposed Having Sex in Parking Lot | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
According to Digital Spy , police say that an elderly couple in Sonora, CA were cited for having sex in the parking lot of a local restaurant on the…
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Woman Fakes Cancer for Alibi in Teen Sex Case

Woman Fakes Cancer for Alibi in Teen Sex Case | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
According to police, 35-year-old Jennifer Dempsey said that she was too ill from chemotherapy to be guilty of having sex with underaged boys. It may…
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2,600 Live Snakes Found in Shipment Marked 'Fruit'

2,600 Live Snakes Found in Shipment Marked 'Fruit' | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
It may not have been the first time customs workers discovered that a shipment was mislabeled, but discovering 2,600 live reptiles in an air cargo…
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Art critic praises George W. Bush as painter

Art critic praises George W. Bush as painter | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
One of the most interesting things to come out of the hacking and publishing of private Bush family emails, is photos of artwork done by former…
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Turkey: Doctors report discovery of real-life vampire

Turkey: Doctors report discovery of real-life vampire | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
An unnamed 23-year-old married man in Turkey is being described by doctors as a real-life vampire. In the case report, released February 8, doctors…
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Man Bribes Daughter to Quit Facebook

Man Bribes Daughter to Quit Facebook | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Paul Baier of Wellesley, Massachusetts persuaded his 14-year-old daughter Rachel to deactivate her Facebook account for a period of five months by…
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Judge Orders 12-Year-Old To Get A Job

Judge Orders 12-Year-Old To Get A Job | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
A Massachusetts appeals court judge has upheld the decision to dole out an unusual punishment to a 12-year-old: He ordered the boy to get a job, the Boston Globe reports.
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Minor dog bite causes woman to lose limbs

Minor dog bite causes woman to lose limbs | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Doctors were initially baffled by the extreme reaction that 48-year-old Texas mom Robin Sullins had to a minor dog bite. According to Fox News ,...
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One more thing I don't like about dogs!
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Hidden Rembrandt painting discovered under masterpiece

Hidden Rembrandt painting discovered under masterpiece | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered that one of Rembrandts most famous works of art, Old Man in Military Costume, was painted on top of another painting,...
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Bizarre Sex-Slavery Cult Busted on U.S.-Mexico Border

Bizarre Sex-Slavery Cult Busted on U.S.-Mexico Border | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Mexican immigration authorities said Tuesday that a strange cult which allegedly ran a sex-slavery ring among its followers on the U.S. border has been...
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Dog Groomed to Look Like Lion Prompted Call to 911

Dog Groomed to Look Like Lion Prompted Call to 911 | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
A Labradoodle in Virginia named Charles often sparks confusion due to his unusual appearance. Because of the way the dog is shaved, he bears a striking...
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Gynecologist Uses Hidden Camera, Patients May Sue

Gynecologist Uses Hidden Camera, Patients May Sue | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
When it was reported earlier this month that gynecologist Nikita Levy of Johns Hopkins was accused of using a camera pen to secretly videotape patients…
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Trial for cop accused of cannibal plot begins

Trial for cop accused of cannibal plot begins | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
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Man makes home in grave

Man makes home in grave | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
A homeless man in Serbia is seeking shelter in a most unusual place—a cemetery plot. According to International Business Times , 43-year-old former…
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Woman Who Thinks She Has a Hernia, Gives Birth to a Baby Instead

Woman Who Thinks She Has a Hernia, Gives Birth to a Baby Instead | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
When a 44-year-old Michigan woman went to the Allegiance Health facility Friday morning to be tested for a possible hernia, she was beyond surprised to…
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Cat Lives through 35-Minute Washing Machine Cycle

Cat Lives through 35-Minute Washing Machine Cycle | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
It may sound cliche to say that cats have nine lives, but some may think the story of what happened to Natasha, a Siberian Forest cat from Oakland, is…
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Eye doctor offers beer and cocktails to patients before exams

Eye doctor offers beer and cocktails to patients before exams | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
A New York optometrist has devised a somewhat unorthodox method for helping patients to relax before their eye exam: get 'em liquored up. That's right,…
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Poor Asians living in cages

Poor Asians living in cages | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Hong Kong is experiencing a housing crisis so severe that many of the city's poor are being forced to live in tiny metal cages stacked on top of each…
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Human Stem Cells from a 3D Printer?

Human Stem Cells from a 3D Printer? | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
It may sound like something from a futuristic Hollywood sci-fi flick but the fact is, reseachers working on a new study from the University of…
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Cannibalism sparked by famine in North Korea

Cannibalism sparked by famine in North Korea | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
The famine in North Korea is reportedly driving individuals to commit unthinkable acts. According to KSEE 24 News, cannibalism is becoming a problem...
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A Prescription for Cigarettes?

A Prescription for Cigarettes? | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
In Oregon, it may soon be against the law to smoke cigarettes without a prescription. According to Willamette Week , Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland)...
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Japanese Restaurant Serves Dirt

Japanese Restaurant Serves Dirt | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
An expensive French themed Japanese restaurant in Tokyo, Ne Quittez Pas, has taken to serving dirt to its patrons. Yes, there is actually a dirt course...
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Child Uses Cocaine in Science Project

Child Uses Cocaine in Science Project | Strange and Unusual | Scoop.it
Ten-year-old Emma Bartelt may have had an unusual science project but, despite the that fact that an illegal narcotic was part of her entry, it did not...
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