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Bolivia's 'Death Dolls' Send Grave Warning

Bolivia's 'Death Dolls' Send Grave Warning | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
EL ALTO, Bolivia -- A sinister warning dangles above the burned-out hulk of a minibus in this sprawling sister city to Bolivia's capital: A faded effigy tied to a power line as if it had been hanged.
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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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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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The Eerie Ruins of 11 Abandoned Hotels

The Eerie Ruins of 11 Abandoned Hotels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tourism is a funny thing. Sometimes hot spots are hot, prompting opportunistic developers to build. And sometimes they're not.
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The World's 9 Most Haunted Bodies of Water

The World's 9 Most Haunted Bodies of Water | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ghost ships, watery pianos, vengeful spirits, shipwrecks, killer seaweed, and voodoo... haunted bodies of water come in all kinds and configurations. There's nothing scarier than water that's out to get you.
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Artist Will Tattoo Anyone’s Name on Her Body for $10

Artist Will Tattoo Anyone’s Name on Her Body for $10 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A Los Angeles artist is on a mission to cover her entire body with tattoos. She’s offering herself up as a human billboard by tattooing people’s names and designs all over her body, for as low as $10.
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The Sunken Town Where You Can Walk On Water

The Sunken Town Where You Can Walk On Water | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This takes "walking on water" to an astonishingly real-life level.

In Italy's Lake Resia, near the borders of Austria and Switzerland, a lone bell tower shoots up from the perfect, blue-green water. It's the only visible remnant of Graun...
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Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I guess you have to make your own fun at work, even when work is 20 stories off the ground on the skeleton of a future skyscraper. But these photos of construction workers enjoying their breaks and photo-ops high in the air are simply terrifying.
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When Facts Threaten Our Beliefs, We Resort To Bullshit Rationalizations

When Facts Threaten Our Beliefs, We Resort To Bullshit Rationalizations | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Facts are great, except when they undermine our worldview. As a new study shows, when confronted with factual challenges, we often retreat by presenting weak explanations that are difficult — if not impossible — to disprove.
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Excavations at Amphipolis in Greece have uncovered five intriguing skeletons.

Excavations at Amphipolis in Greece have uncovered five intriguing skeletons. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Excavations at Amphipolis in Greece have uncovered five intriguing skeletons. An elderly woman, a newborn child, a cremated corpse, and two middle-aged men were among another 550 bone fragments found in a lavish tomb dating back to the Alexander era.
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Ghosts Come Free With Purchase Of This Medieval Castle

Ghosts Come Free With Purchase Of This Medieval Castle | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you have a spare $429,000, a love of history, a burning desire to live in the northernmost region of England, and don't mind sharing your abode with a ghostly woman (and, according to some reports, a phantom hound), step right this way.
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This Girl Paints Disney Characters Dead On. But Its WHERE She Paints That'll Floor You

This Girl Paints Disney Characters Dead On. But Its WHERE She Paints That'll Floor You | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Laura Jenkinson is a London-based artist who has taken her talents to a whole new medium: her face.
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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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At This Chinese Restaurant Good-Looking People Eat for Free

At This Chinese Restaurant Good-Looking People Eat for Free | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Who needs money when you have a pretty face, right?. At Jeju Island, a Korean eatery in Zhengzhou city, China, people are allowed to dine at no charge if they happen to be among the five most beautiful patrons of the day.
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This Book Literally Disappears 24 Hours After You Start It

This Book Literally Disappears 24 Hours After You Start It | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
How many books have you been “meaning to read”? Personally I’ve avoided contact with the third of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels since Christmas (I know it’ll be all-consuming) and am ashamed to admit I don’t e...
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First ever self-destruct novel launched by James Patterson - Telegraph

First ever self-destruct novel launched by James Patterson - Telegraph | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
One reader will be given just 24 hours to read Private Vegas before it self-destructs
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Notorious British Serial Killer Still Alive But Probably Going Blind

Notorious British Serial Killer Still Alive But Probably Going Blind | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The serial killer known as the "Yorkshire Ripper" can add "is probably going blind" to his list of health ailments.
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The 10 Weirdest Programming Languages | Tutorialzine

The 10 Weirdest Programming Languages | Tutorialzine | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Programming languages are supposed to be easy to use and learn. They should give you structure and allow you to solve real problems. Not the 10 languages in this list.
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23 Celebrity Photos Taken Before They Died…

23 Celebrity Photos Taken Before They Died… | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Life is fleeting—this is a heart breaking fact.



And there are many incredible people in the world whose lives get cut much shorter than they should. Inspirational, beautiful people who don't get nearly enough time on this Earth.
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The Spectacular Art of Painting With Soap Bubbles 

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If you don't know how they're made, Jiří Georg Dokoupil's paintings might look like microscope photos of phosphorescent deep-sea hydrozoa, or maybe computer-generated cartoon characters.
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Indian Man Finally Gets Fired after Skipping Work for 24 Years

Indian Man Finally Gets Fired after Skipping Work for 24 Years | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
An employee of India’s Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has been found guilty of ‘wilful absence of duty’ – believe it or not – for the past 24 years! Assistant executive engineer A.K.
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