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Witch burning in New Guinea

Witch burning in New Guinea | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Charges were brought against Janet Ware and Andrew Watea in Papua, New Guinea on Monday for the horrendous murder of a woman who was set on fire after…
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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, 2014 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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14 Goofy Gadgets You Might Find in Pawn Shops in 2050 | WIRED

14 Goofy Gadgets You Might Find in Pawn Shops in 2050 | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
These products don’t exist, at least not yet.
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Farmer Uses Flying Drone, Careful Feed-Truck Driving To Create "Cow Art"

Farmer Uses Flying Drone, Careful Feed-Truck Driving To Create "Cow Art" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
"We have happy cows in Kansas," notes farmer and YouTube star Derek Klingenberg.
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10 Most Outrageous Bills

10 Most Outrageous Bills | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We've all opened the mail and were handed an unexpected bill, but these bills for outrageous sums or claims are really out there…
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10 Weirdest Projects That George Lucas Has Been Involved With

10 Weirdest Projects That George Lucas Has Been Involved With | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This past weekend, George Lucas released his fairytale musical fever dream , Strange Magic. A movie in which fairies sing ELO and Lady Gaga for 99 minutes. But that wasn't the only bizarre venture that Lucas has tried to develop.
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10 Craziest Drone Stories

10 Craziest Drone Stories | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, pilotless aircraft are here to stay. With that in mind, let's take a lighter look at some of the most unusual stories about drones we've found.
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Secret message found inside WW2 bullet is the end to a very funny story

Secret message found inside WW2 bullet is the end to a very funny story | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
August, 13, 1944. The British 8th Army occupies Florence. The Allies finally break out of Normandy. Meanwhile, somewhere in the south of Tuscany, a soldier writes this encrypted message and hides it inside a bullet.
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Time capsule house: Urban explorer discovers home where time stood still -

Time capsule house: Urban explorer discovers home where time stood still  - | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Old photos remain hanging on walls and an early-20th century gramophone stays untouched in the ‘time capsule’ home
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Celebrity Portraits Made Entirely Out of Emoji | WIRED

Celebrity Portraits Made Entirely Out of Emoji | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Rapper Yung Jake makes some impressive celebrity portraits...with emoji.
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In This Small Alaskan Town Everyone Lives under the Same Roof

In This Small Alaskan Town Everyone Lives under the Same Roof | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most of the 200-odd residents of the Alaskan town of Whittier all live in the same 14-story condominium – Begich Towers – located on the edge of town.
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Roundup of the Weirdest New Stories in 2014

Roundup of the Weirdest New Stories in 2014 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From a triple-breasted woman to weird-looking creatures, 2014 has some pretty bizarre hoaxes that made it colorful all year round. Which stories took the top spots?
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The building that refused to be demolished in Crimea

The building that refused to be demolished in Crimea | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The demolition of a building through a controlled explosion usually brings together hundreds of people willing to become witnesses of a scene that is often spectacular. Internet platforms like YouTube are filled with videos that give proof of this.
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9 Unbelievable Things Found While Hiking

9 Unbelievable Things Found While Hiking | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the rifle left propped up against a tree for over a century to the pot farm located in a city park, check out these 9 unusual finds people made while out walking.
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9 Shortest Marriages Ever

9 Shortest Marriages Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Kim Kardashian's marriage to Kris Humphries lasted just 72 days, but that short-lived union has nothing on the couples on our list. Check out the unbelievable stories behind 9 of the shortest marriages we've come across.
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These Awesome Guitars Were Made With A 3D Printer

These Awesome Guitars Were Made With A 3D Printer | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
ODD Guitars is a company in New Zealand that makes guitars using Selective Laser Sintering.
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Weird News: Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

Weird News: Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt"
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26 funny, rude and ridiculous shop names that will brighten your day

26 funny, rude and ridiculous shop names that will brighten your day | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Make a cuppa, grab a bickie, and prepare to have a good old lol.

Some companies take their business incredibly seriously, while others, well others just like to have a bit of a laugh.

And it’s those businesses, putting humour first, to whom we’d like to doff our communal cap today.

From clever puns, to the rude, crude and lost in translation, these shop names prove that the world of commerce doesn’t have to be dull.

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Thirsty Women Drinks a Ton of Gasoline

Thirsty Women Drinks a Ton of Gasoline | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This 46 year-old wacky Chinese lady has a hobby of drinking gasoline and eating pesticide. In the last 10 years she drank almost a ton of gasoline. When sh
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The Forgotten 13th Avenue That New York City Built and Then Destroyed 

The Forgotten 13th Avenue That New York City Built and Then Destroyed  | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Yesterday we looked at the great "fattening" of New York and all the parts that are built on what basically amounts to trash.
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Modes of Transport Converted Into Hotel Accommodations

Modes of Transport Converted Into Hotel Accommodations | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
How do you like to sleep in a Porsche bed, or stay inside a refurbished 727, or make an antique caboose as your holiday home, or find shelter inside a furnished caravan? It’s all possible.
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Bizarre crimes of 2014 highlight the odd, wacky side of law

Bizarre crimes of 2014 highlight the odd, wacky side of law | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Alleged criminals found new, and weird, ways to get in trouble with the law during 2014 - some of which made us laugh, cringe or cry.
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Badass Ukrainian Grandmother Nicknamed “The Punisher” Trains Alongside Army Cadets

Badass Ukrainian Grandmother Nicknamed “The Punisher” Trains Alongside Army Cadets | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
68-year-old Ekaterina Bilyik is fondly known as ‘The Punisher’ in her home town of Zhidaev, Ukraine.
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How To Write Perfect Sentences No One Understands

How To Write Perfect Sentences No One Understands | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I didn't mean to kill him. I didn't mean to kill him. I didn't mean to kill him. I didn't mean to kill him. I didn't mean to kill him. Which one of these did I mean?
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Hilarious Vintage Posters Illustrate The Etiquette Of Movie-Going In 1912

Hilarious Vintage Posters Illustrate The Etiquette Of Movie-Going In 1912 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
"Ladies, kindly remove your hats." "Please don't forget your umbrella or other parcels."

These are some of the friendly reminders you would receive if attending your local movie theater in the year 1912.
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