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How to Install an Escalator on the 101st Floor of America's Tallest Building

How to Install an Escalator on the 101st Floor of America's Tallest Building | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Here we see an escalator being hoisted to the 101st floor of World Trade Center 1. (How did you think they got escalators up that high?) At first glance, the dizzying perspective of this photo will make your brain hurt.
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Possible new curriculum...

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Photographic archive of wacky inventions spanning the last 100 years, in pictures - Telegraph

Photographic archive of wacky inventions spanning the last 100 years, in pictures - Telegraph | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
An archive of weird and wacky innovations has been unearthed by an amateur historian as he trawled through a collection of images spanning the last 100 years.
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Government Robots Will Decide If Your Thai Food Is Authentic

Government Robots Will Decide If Your Thai Food Is Authentic | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Is the food at your neighborhood Thai place authentic? Thailand wants to know.
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Japanese Artist Creates Amazingly Realistic Miniature Dioramas

Japanese Artist Creates Amazingly Realistic Miniature Dioramas | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Satoshi Araki, an artist from Tokyo, creates highly realistic miniature models of towns, vehicles, and a lot of other objects from everyday life.
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Inventor Creates a Math-Infused Bicycle with Seriously Cool Wheels

Inventor Creates a Math-Infused Bicycle with Seriously Cool Wheels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Several years ago, retired military officer Guan Baihua invented what may be the ultimate geometry geek bicycle. The front wheel is a pentagonal curve, and the back wheel is a reuleaux triangle (a triangular curve).
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Restaurant Owner Laced Noodles with Opium to Make Customers Addicted to Them

Restaurant Owner Laced Noodles with Opium to Make Customers Addicted to Them | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In a bid to get customers addicted to his food, a scheming restaurant owner in China resorted to unethical means – he laced his noodles with parts of a poppy plant from which opium is made.
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Wireless Robot Octopus Swims With the Fishes [Video]

Wireless Robot Octopus Swims With the Fishes [Video] | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Robot octopuses can already walk, jet along and even grasp tools. But new advances have these machines swimming faster than ever. And thanks to the addition of soft, fleshy webs, they’re...
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Arizona 'Domes' continue to frighten, fascinate

Arizona 'Domes' continue to frighten, fascinate | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Once a cutting-edge electronics manufacturing plant, the abandoned group of domed structures off Interstate 8 is the center of supernatural rumors.
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10 Selfies Taken Moments Before Death

10 Selfies Taken Moments Before Death | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
These people took selfies to impress their friends online, but sometimes taking selfies can have fatal consequences. (10 Selfies Taken Moments Before Death.
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This Bizarre "Aragonite Flower" Grows from the Damp Ceilings of Caves

This Bizarre "Aragonite Flower" Grows from the Damp Ceilings of Caves | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It looks like an alien flower, but this spiny tentacle is actually a geological formation. The most awe-inspiring specimens are found in Brazil's limestone cave Caverna da Torrinha.
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This Mid-Century Legend Made Sculptural Magic Out Of Plain Paper

This Mid-Century Legend Made Sculptural Magic Out Of Plain Paper | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
There's a whole world of potential in a blank sheet of paper, but few folks can turn something flimsy and flat into 3D magic like Irving Harper. The creative legend—now 98 years-old!
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These 13 People Are Not Twins. What's Even More Unbelievable...They've Never Even Met Til Now.

These 13 People Are Not Twins. What's Even More Unbelievable...They've Never Even Met Til Now. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Now these are some serious dopplegangers. (These 13 People Are Not Twins. What's Even More Unbelievable...They've Never Even Met Til Now.
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This Woman Drove 12 Blocks With A Cop On Her Car

This Woman Drove 12 Blocks With A Cop On Her Car | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Talk about getting carried away. A San Francisco woman faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor hit and run after she allegedly struck a traffic officer who was issuing her a citation, then drove 12 blocks with the man on...
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The Pixar Theory

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Archaeologists Found The Dungeon Where Vlad Dracula Was Imprisoned

Archaeologists Found The Dungeon Where Vlad Dracula Was Imprisoned | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Archaeologists conducting restoration work at Tokat Castle in Northern Turkey say they discovered the dungeons where Wallachian Prince Vlad III—the inspiration for literature's most famous vampire, Dracula—was held captive in the early 15th century.
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The Mathematical Art of Vladimir Bulatov

The Mathematical Art of Vladimir Bulatov | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Vladimir has been making mathematical and geometric art for some time. At 3D printshow we caught up with him and he shares how 3D printing has changed his art work.
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Silly Dog Won't Come Inside Until Owners Open Invisible Door

Silly Dog Won't Come Inside Until Owners Open Invisible Door | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's always good to have a healthy dose of skepticism, but this little pup might have overdone it.

The dog apparently can't believe that a patio door is actually open when it's time to go inside.
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While pumpkin brews may be a modern phenomenon, brewing beer with pumpkins is as old as the US

While pumpkin brews may be a modern phenomenon, brewing beer with pumpkins is as old as the US | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
While the rising tide of pumpkin brews may be a modern phenomenon, brewing beer with pumpkins is as old as the U.S. itself. For colonials, the pumpkin was not used for flavor, but as a source of fermentable sugar.
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Retired Teacher Spends 60 Years Folding over 10,000 Paper Planes of All Shapes and Sizes

Retired Teacher Spends 60 Years Folding over 10,000 Paper Planes of All Shapes and Sizes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Xu Shuquan, a retired primary school teacher from Chengdu city in Sichuan Province, has dedicated the past 60 years to folding paper planes.
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Londoners give up eldest children in public Wi-Fi security horror show

Londoners give up eldest children in public Wi-Fi security horror show | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
F-Secure’s ‘Herod clause’ experiment aims to show the dangers of insecure public hotspot connections.
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Giant, Worm-Slurping Leech Filmed For The First Time

Giant, Worm-Slurping Leech Filmed For The First Time | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For the first time, filmmakers in the forests of Borneo's Mount Kinabalu have documented the so-repulsive-it's-captivating behavior of a large, red, worm-guzzling predator.
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Meet Miracle Mike, the Chicken Who Lived for 18 Months Without His Head

Meet Miracle Mike, the Chicken Who Lived for 18 Months Without His Head | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Mike meet everyone, everyone meet Mike. No, no, don't wave. He can't see, you're just making this awkward. Also known as Miracle Mike, Mike the Headless Chicken was a plump, five-year-old cockerel...
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The Chemistry Of Why Baking Powder Can't Be Used As Baking Soda

The Chemistry Of Why Baking Powder Can't Be Used As Baking Soda | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
They're both white powders. They're both used in baking. Both substances are leavening agents, substances that release gas bubbles and puff up dough so it's fluffy instead of flat. Both have the same look and texture, but they are used differently.
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A Bite From This Tiny Tick Can Turn You into a Vegetarian

A Bite From This Tiny Tick Can Turn You into a Vegetarian | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The tiny Lone Star tick can succeed where countless health experts and diet planners have failed – this bug has the power to put people off red meat! The tick isn’t vegetarian itself, but it sure can turn you into one for life.
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10 Anti-Gay Activists Who Turned Up Gay

10 Anti-Gay Activists Who Turned Up Gay | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the conservative senator who posted nude selfies on Grinder to the anti-gay evangelist who insisted teenage boys call him "daddy," check out these stories of men who didn't practice what they preached.
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15 Awesome Cast Designs

15 Awesome Cast Designs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Check out these incredible ways to look on the bright side of a broken bone.
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