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Weird Marijuana Facts

Weird Marijuana Facts | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It used to be patriotic to grow pot and it helped the U.S. fight the nazis. Oh, and you might know two of the most famous hemp farmers of all: George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
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This is one of my news digests. If you like my editorial choices, there are more to be found by clicking on the "dear reader" link, and on my name above.
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Ted Browne's curator insight, February 5, 8:58 PM

Possible new curriculum...

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Looking forward to having a go at some of the projects on here

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7 Crosswalk Signals You Won't Mind Waiting For

7 Crosswalk Signals You Won't Mind Waiting For | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Anything that brings more attention to pedestrians is good for cities—it helps walkers feel protected, slows cars down, and makes everyone more aware of their surroundings.
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Two Dudes Prove How Easy It Is to Hack ATMs for Free Cash | WIRED

Two Dudes Prove How Easy It Is to Hack ATMs for Free Cash | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When a small-time Tennessee restaurateur named Khaled Abdel Fattah was running short of cash he went to an ATM. Actually, according to federal prosecutors, he went to a lot of them.
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How To Make Diamonds Out Of Peanut Butter

How To Make Diamonds Out Of Peanut Butter | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Diamonds are not rare. Relative to other gemstones, they're actually pretty common . Scientists have even found ways to make them in the lab from all manner of carbon-containing matter. Like carbon dioxide, or various foodstuffs.
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The 8 Most Mysterious Disappearances of All Time

The 8 Most Mysterious Disappearances of All Time | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most disappearances can be explained, but every year there are a handful of people who seem to just drop off the face of the Earth, as if they were erased from the fabric of the universe.
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The Time Travelers Hidden In Thrift Store Paintings

The Time Travelers Hidden In Thrift Store Paintings | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We've mentioned a love for altered thrift store paintings before , and now we have a set that integrates science fiction travelers into the bland pastoral scenes.
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The Odd and Mesmerizing Aerial Photos of Klaus Leidorf

The Odd and Mesmerizing Aerial Photos of Klaus Leidorf | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Aerial archeologist Klaus Leidorf began taking these gorgeous, minimalist photos in 1989, while flying his own Cessna 172. He's brilliant at capturing how odd our world looks when you get a different perspective on it from the air.
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Oscar, the Nursing Home Cat Who Can Sense Death Coming

Oscar, the Nursing Home Cat Who Can Sense Death Coming | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Meet Oscar, a cat with a supernatural ability to feel when people are about to die. In over 50 documented cases, Oscar, who lives in a nursing home , has curled up beside patients in their final hours, seeing them through to the ‘other side’.
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These amazing nudes are the smallest sculptures ever made [NSFW]

These amazing nudes are the smallest sculptures ever made [NSFW] | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
These sculptures by London-based artist Jonty Hurwitz are so small that are impossible to see with the naked eye. They are smaller than a hair and a bit bigger that a human sperm but, despite their size, the level of detail is just insane.
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LAS IMAGENES MAS SORPRENDENTES DEL MUNDO - YouTube

Cancion Pirates of the caribbean remix Autor: DJ Tiesto TODAS LAS IMAGENES FUERON SACADAS DE GOOGLE Y OTRAS PAGINAS
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Hatebeak – A Death Metal Band Whose Lead Vocalist Was a Parrot

Hatebeak – A Death Metal Band Whose Lead Vocalist Was a Parrot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I suppose nothing complements the loudness of heavy metal better than ear-bleeding screeches. And when those sounds come from a bird instead of a human, it’s bound to make an impression.
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Two Australian Friends Turn Their Van into Free Laundry Service for the Homeless

Two Australian Friends Turn Their Van into Free Laundry Service for the Homeless | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Fresh, clean laundry is one of the most comforting things in life, but unfortunately not everyone has access to it. A couple of engineering students from Brisbane are trying to change that.
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NASA is Paying This Guy $18,000 to Lie in Bed for Three Months

NASA is Paying This Guy $18,000 to Lie in Bed for Three Months | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When Andrew Iwanicki lost his job in August, he probably expected to be spending a lot of time in bed. Little did he know that he’d actually be paid to do it.
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The XKCD Guide to the Universe's Most Bizarre Physics

The XKCD Guide to the Universe's Most Bizarre Physics | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Randall Munroe is the author of What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, published in September.
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What Cities Would Look Like if Lit Only by the Stars

What Cities Would Look Like if Lit Only by the Stars | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
With every passing day, increasing light and air pollution from growing cities diminishes our ability to observe the cosmos.
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10 Murder Houses People Still Live In

10 Murder Houses People Still Live In | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The ten houses on this list are still standing and have just one thing in common – all are grisly (and in many instances, famous) murder sites. While some are occupied, others are available for purchase.
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These Larvae Glow in the Dark, Then Eat You

These Larvae Glow in the Dark, Then Eat You | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Well, they'll only eat you if you're a tasty insect. A few years ago, wildlife photographer Jeff Cremer was traipsing about the Peruvian rainforest when he noticed some glowing green dots scattered in the dirt.
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For Sale: The Original Batmobile You Never Knew Existed

For Sale: The Original Batmobile You Never Knew Existed | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most people think that that real-life Batmobiles started with the famous George Barris-customized Lincoln Futura that starred in the camp-tacular 1960s Batman TV series.
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Artist Paints Famous Landmarks with Bicycle Tire Tracks

Artist Paints Famous Landmarks with Bicycle Tire Tracks | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Thomas Yang’s art is simple, minimal, and brilliant. The Singapore-based designer/illustrator couples his artistic talent with his passion for cycling to produce ‘bike print illustrations’ of world famous landmarks with bicycle tire tracks.
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Eating This Wild Herb Can Allegedly Stave Off Hunger and Thirst for Several Days

Eating This Wild Herb Can Allegedly Stave Off Hunger and Thirst for Several Days | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A centuries-old slimming remedy is all set to make a comeback after evidence of its use was discovered in old manuscripts during an archaeological dig.
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20 Remarkable Hyper Realistic Paintings That You'll Want on Your Wall

20 Remarkable Hyper Realistic Paintings That You'll Want on Your Wall | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
These exquisite artworks by Omar Ortiz show astonishing levels of detail.
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Indian Temple Has 600 Barbers Shaving 20,000 Heads a Day

Indian Temple Has 600 Barbers Shaving 20,000 Heads a Day | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Seshachalam Hills in Southern India are home to one of the nation’s most popular pilgrimage destinations – the town of Tirumala.
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Bizarre Condition Causes Woman to Grow Fingernails instead of Hair

Bizarre Condition Causes Woman to Grow Fingernails instead of Hair | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Since 2009, 32-year-old Shanyna Isom has been suffering from a mysterious skin condition that causes fingernails to grow out of the hair follicles all over her body.
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"Nazis contre nazis": quand l'extrême droite manifeste contre elle-même sans le savoir

"Nazis contre nazis": quand l'extrême droite manifeste contre elle-même sans le savoir | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Cela faisait 25 ans que la petite ville de Wunsiedel, en Allemagne, subissait la manifestation annuelle d'anciens néo-nazis dans ses rues. Impuissants jusqu'alors, les habitants ont trouvé une méthode géniale pour lutter contre les militants d'extrême-droite... avec leur aide.
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What Online Dating Profiles Would Look Like If People Were Honest

What Online Dating Profiles Would Look Like If People Were Honest | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Honesty is the best policy when it comes to most things. Writing an online dating profile is probably not one those things.
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