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Sport Scientist Loses 24 Pounds in 24 Hours, Proves Rapid Weight Loss Is Possible

Sport Scientist Loses 24 Pounds in 24 Hours, Proves Rapid Weight Loss Is Possible | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ross Edgeley may become everyone’s new best friend after he recently demonstrated that gaining weight doesn’t have everything to do with fat.
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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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Zeezee's comment, May 29, 2013 3:12 AM
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Possible new curriculum...

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

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A Field Guide To Unusual (And Hilarious) Harry Potter Patronuses

A Field Guide To Unusual (And Hilarious) Harry Potter Patronuses | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Not everyone can have a Patronus that's steeped in romance or a longing for the father they never knew. Some wizards have Patronuses that are steeped in pop culture, awesomely frightening, or just plain silly.
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The Rotating Building Where the Offices of the Future Will Be Tested

The Rotating Building Where the Offices of the Future Will Be Tested | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
High up in the hills of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory sit four square, blue buildings you'd be forgiven for finding nondescript. Inside, they're decorated with drab gray carpet familiar to any cubicle worker.
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A Rare Tour of the Long-Secret Russian Town Where Cosmonauts Are Born

A Rare Tour of the Long-Secret Russian Town Where Cosmonauts Are Born | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you went looking for Zvezdny Gorodok, aka Star City, on a map in the 1960s, you'd have no luck.
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Stuck in Time – Meet the Man Who Lives Like It’s 1946

Stuck in Time – Meet the Man Who Lives Like It’s 1946 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
35-year-old Ben Sansum doesn’t isn’t very impressed with high-tech gadgets, modern appliances or the internet. Instead, he prefers the old-world charm of the 1940s.
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Drool In Envy Over Some of the World's Largest Books

Drool In Envy Over Some of the World's Largest Books | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you love books as a physical object, just imagine burying your nose between the pages of these beauties, massive atlases, photobooks, and tributes to the written word.
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15 Funniest Grad Caps

15 Funniest Grad Caps | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Take a look at some of the most creative and hilarious cap decorations.
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The Indian Strongman Village Where All the Men Train to Become Bouncers

The Indian Strongman Village Where All the Men Train to Become Bouncers | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For centuries, farming was the main source of income for the people of Asola-Fatehpur Beri, twin villages in northern India.
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Electrifying: Giant futuristic 'Tesla Tower' in abandoned woods near Moscow (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Electrifying: Giant futuristic 'Tesla Tower' in abandoned woods near Moscow (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
No, it’s not an alien colony, a time machine, or even a Russian version of America’s ionospheric HAARP program. But in a forest near Moscow, this Soviet-era “lightning machine” has a capacity arguably equal to Russia’s entire electricity output.
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Woman Eats Dog Food for a Month to Prove It Is Just as Nutritious as Human Food

Woman Eats Dog Food for a Month to Prove It Is Just as Nutritious as Human Food | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A pet store owner in Richland, Washington, is putting herself in her clients’ shoes (or paws, if you will) for a whole month.
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This Cozy Log Cabin in the Swiss Alps Is Completely Made of Concrete

This Cozy Log Cabin in the Swiss Alps Is Completely Made of Concrete | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you didn't know know better, you'd think the Refugi Liepthaus in the Alps was just another quaint log cabin from afar. But if you get close, you'll realize that those ridges on the walls are not logs but a beautiful brutalist exterior.
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​The Secret Messages That Fooled The Inquisition

​The Secret Messages That Fooled The Inquisition | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Giovanni della Porta was an Italian polymath and scientist back in the 1500s, when agents of the Inquisition were locking people up, including his friends.
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Un photomaton qui distribue d étranges photos

Un photomaton qui distribue d étranges photos | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Désireux de se faire tirer le portrait, des personnes vont se rendre à un appareil automatique. Mais elles vont se retrouver avec des clichés auxquels elles ne s’attendaient pas du tout!
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​13 Tips For Surviving A Night In A Cabin In The Woods

​13 Tips For Surviving A Night In A Cabin In The Woods | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
So you've decided to spend a night in a cabin in the woods! You fool. You might as well sacrifice yourself to Satan and save yourself some time and effort.
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This Abandoned Warehouse Is Full of Live Jellyfish

This Abandoned Warehouse Is Full of Live Jellyfish | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you find yourself wandering around Liverpool in the middle of the night, you might be surprised to happen upon a warehouse with a glowing blue door. Inside, you'll see countless live jellyfish floating peacefully in the unlikely setting.
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Journey into the Dystopian World of Abandoned Soviet Submarine Bases

Journey into the Dystopian World of Abandoned Soviet Submarine Bases | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You've entered an enormous building scoured by ocean tides and haunted by hulking machines, slowly rusting away. It looks like the set for a post-apocalyptic movie, but it's actually a real-life Soviet submarine base, left over from the Cold War.
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Cryptozoologist raising funds to study Lovelock Cave Giants

Cryptozoologist raising funds to study Lovelock Cave Giants | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Despite my colleague Chris Cox’s article the other day (see A Bad Day for Bigfoot), I remain optimistic that there will be some proof of an unknown, living, upright-walking primate found — eventually.
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Teqball – An Awesome Combination of Football and Table Tennis

Teqball – An Awesome Combination of Football and Table Tennis | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
What do you get when you combine Table Tennis and Football, and throw in a dash of technology? The answer is Teqball, an addictive new sport that’s becoming more popular every day.
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10 Most Extreme Method Actors

10 Most Extreme Method Actors | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
How far will some actors go to get into character? Meet 10 intense artists who push themselves to the limit to add depth and realism to the characters they portray.
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World’s Fastest Talking Woman Speaks 11 Words Per Second, Can Read ‘Three Little Pigs’ Story in 15 Seconds

World’s Fastest Talking Woman Speaks 11 Words Per Second, Can Read ‘Three Little Pigs’ Story in 15 Seconds | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
‘Motor mouth’ Fran Capo is a fast talker – the woman can churn out over 600 words a minute, or 11 words per second! At such high speeds, you might not always be able to understand what she’s saying.
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12 Funny Photos of Grammar Nazis Correcting Mistakes

12 Funny Photos of Grammar Nazis Correcting Mistakes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Take a look at some of the most annoying, funny or inappropriate vigilante proofreaders out there.
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Man with Real Balls of Steel Works Out by Hitting his Crotch with Hard Objects

Man with Real Balls of Steel Works Out by Hitting his Crotch with Hard Objects | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
While most elderly men go to the park for a leisurely stroll, retired railway worker Zhou Chengli prefers a more ‘hardcore’ workout.
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The Haunted, Alien Hotspot, Dimensional Portal Forest of Hoia-Baciu

The Haunted, Alien Hotspot, Dimensional Portal Forest of Hoia-Baciu | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Right off the bat, I’ve got to give full credit to a website called “Travel Creepster”. You gotta give props for that as a concept.
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Full-Sized Baroque Roman Fountain Sculpted from Cardboard

Full-Sized Baroque Roman Fountain Sculpted from Cardboard | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Artist James Grashow decided to embrace the inevitable destruction of all artworks by creating an epic cardboard sculpture called "Corrugated Fountain."Read more on MAKE
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Chinese Financial Regulator Works Himself to Death, Gets Praised by Chinese Authorities as an ‘Example to Everyone’

Chinese Financial Regulator Works Himself to Death, Gets Praised by Chinese Authorities as an ‘Example to Everyone’ | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When Chinese banking regulator Li Jianhua sat down to work on the night of April 22, he probably had no idea that he was writing his last report. The 48-year-old simply collapsed the next morning, having overworked himself through the night.
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That Time a Newspaper Published a Guide to Hunting Dinosaurs

That Time a Newspaper Published a Guide to Hunting Dinosaurs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
What would happen if the gargantuan creatures of Earth's prehistoric past came back to life? And, more important, how would they provide good sport for hunters?
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