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LOOK: Well That's One Way To Show You're Single...

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Ever get tired of seeing those stick-figure family decals on the back of minivans?
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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

Donald Thomas's curator insight, August 30, 2014 8:07 AM

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Iranian Designers Create Salt Restaurant That Filters Polluted Urban Air

Iranian Designers Create Salt Restaurant That Filters Polluted Urban Air | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The aptly named Salt Restaurant in Shiraz, southern Iran, is completely made of salt. The walls, bar, tables and chairs are entirely made of the white mineral; even the stairs have a smooth, salty coating.
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This Huge BMX Park Is Hidden 100 Feet Underground In an Abandoned Mine 

This Huge BMX Park Is Hidden 100 Feet Underground In an Abandoned Mine  | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Right now, indoor BMX parks are all the rage in cities across America. But obviously, these parks are limited by the size of the buildings they inhabit. How to overcome that constraint?
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7 Drugs That Used To Be Legal

7 Drugs That Used To Be Legal | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
RT @Fact: Drug addiction is a huge problem throughout the world and these 7 drugs were actually once legal!... http://t.co/DIJYR8b1qb
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9 Of The Laziest Criminals Ever

9 Of The Laziest Criminals Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
They often get caught because they aren't willing to put too much effort into their crimes – here are nine of the most indolent lawbreakers we could find.
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Student Turns Her Exam Notes into a Unique Recreation of Van Gogh’s Starry Night

Student Turns Her Exam Notes into a Unique Recreation of Van Gogh’s Starry Night | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Anthropology sophomore Van Truong recently combined art and biology in an effort to ace her final exam in December.
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13 Knock off Dresses From Hell

13 Knock off Dresses From Hell | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You want a designer dress but not the designer price tag, so what do you do? You order a knock off. Sometimes, however, your dream dress ends up being your worst nightmare. Check out these examples.
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Guy Quits Office Job to Become Professional Zombie

Guy Quits Office Job to Become Professional Zombie | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When 26-year-old Alex Noble realied that his job in finance was taking the life out of him, he decided to quit and pursue a career with the undead.
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The World's Largest Herd of White Deer Lives in New York

The World's Largest Herd of White Deer Lives in New York | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
An odd series of events led to Seneca, New York playing host to the world's largest herd of white deer. There's actually an evolutionary reason why one particular set of genes for these unusual deer came to be favored in Seneca.
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11 Facts About Shoes That Will Knock Your Socks Off

11 Facts About Shoes That Will Knock Your Socks Off | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This is for all the shoe-obsessed people out there....
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ATLAS, The Pentagon's Humanoid Robot, Just Got A Major Upgrade

ATLAS, The Pentagon's Humanoid Robot, Just Got A Major Upgrade | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tremble at the sight of the new and improved ATLAS. Redesigned for DARPA by Boston Dynamics, this robot is now stronger, more energy efficient, more dextrous, and quieter than its clunky predecessor.
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​9 Gods The Ancient Romans Didn't Just Steal From The Greeks

​9 Gods The Ancient Romans Didn't Just Steal From The Greeks | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We know that the ancient Greeks had a massively entertaining sets of gods and goddesses . So it's no wonder that when Rome conquered Greece, they replaced their own dull pantheon with renamed versions of Zeus, Athena, and the others.
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Japanese Company Fills Offices with Cats to Help Employees Unwind and Improve Productivity

Japanese Company Fills Offices with Cats to Help Employees Unwind and Improve Productivity | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In a cramped city like Tokyo, where owning a pet is a luxury and most apartments have strict no-pets policies, it’s hard for cat lovers to spend quality time with their favorite animals.
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Strange Creature Washes Up On Santa Barbara Beach

Strange Creature Washes Up On Santa Barbara Beach | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
What is this beach beast?

On Tuesday, KEYT Senior Reporter John Palminteri was walking on a Santa Barbara beach doing a story on the fallout from a recent storm when he stumbled upon this:





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This is the amazing town of Epecuén.

This is the amazing town of Epecuén. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This is the amazing town of Epecuén . Once a booming resort city, it was drowned in 10 metres of water for 25 years after the dam protecting the town was destroyed.
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Warsaw’s Keret House – World’s Narrowest Home Is Just 1.2 Meters Wide

Warsaw’s Keret House – World’s Narrowest Home Is Just 1.2 Meters Wide | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Wedged into the narrow space between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland, the Keret House is considered the narrowest home in the world.
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The 25th Anniversary Icehotel Features An Ice Movie Theatre

The 25th Anniversary Icehotel Features An Ice Movie Theatre | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This year marks the 25th anniversary of crazy Swedes building an entire hotel out of ice each fall.
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Only in Japan – The LED-Illuminated Upskirt Skirt

Only in Japan – The LED-Illuminated Upskirt Skirt | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Japanese designer Kiyoyuki Amano has combined fashion and technology to create futuristic short skirts that illuminate the wearer’s thighs.
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The Place Where Bridges Are Grown Instead of Built

The Place Where Bridges Are Grown Instead of Built | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Do you know where the most sustainable foot bridges are? No, not in Germany, Costa Rica or the Nordic states, which are the greenest countries according to the GGEI (Global Green Economy Index) 2014, but in the Meghalaya state of northeastern India.
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Chinese Woman Who Has Adopted 39 Handicapped Children Gets Punished by Government

Chinese Woman Who Has Adopted 39 Handicapped Children Gets Punished by Government | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Kindness is not always rewarded, as proven by Chinese officials who are punishing a 65-year-old woman for taking in abandoned children with physical and mental disabilities.
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An 86-year-old woman has been living on cruise ships for a decade

An 86-year-old woman has been living on cruise ships for a decade | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Meet Mama Lee. Mama Lee is 86-years-old, enjoys ballroom dancing, and has been a full-time resident of a cruise ship for the past ten years. It costs her about $164,000 a year, but it really sounds like she's loving her permanent vacation.
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I think this is a dream for most Cruise Addicts. Would you do this if you could afford such a lifestyle?

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Handimals – Italian Artist Can Turn His Hands into Incredibly Realistic Animals

Handimals – Italian Artist Can Turn His Hands into Incredibly Realistic Animals | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Award-winning Italian artist Guido Daniele has an exceptional talent – he can transform human hands into ‘handimals’, hyper-realistic animal portraits.
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A Visit to the Forgotten Volcano That Once Turned Europe Dark | WIRED

A Visit to the Forgotten Volcano That Once Turned Europe Dark | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The following is excerpted from Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe (Pegasus Books, 2015).
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15 Funny Sports Quotes

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“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father” –Greg Norman

And all of his other parents he failed to mention.

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Meet Philly Jesus – The Former Drug Addict Who Became a “Walking Billboard for the King of Kings”

Meet Philly Jesus – The Former Drug Addict Who Became a “Walking Billboard for the King of Kings” | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Once a heroin addict, young Michael Grant managed to turn his life around and become Philly Jesus, one of Philadelphia’s most iconic characters.
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The Greatest Inventions That Everybody Forgets Exist

The Greatest Inventions That Everybody Forgets Exist | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Quick, what are the most important technologies in the world right now? If your first thought was something like the computer or cellphone, we get it.
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