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10 Cool Places You Are Not Allowed to Visit

10 Cool Places You Are Not Allowed to Visit | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Although most places in the world are accessible to the general public, some places are just full of secret, high tech security or are simply exclusive.
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10 Most Expensive Experiences You Can't Afford

10 Most Expensive Experiences You Can't Afford | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the vacation that spans over 2 years in 150 countries to the credit card that can only be acquired by invitation, check out these 10 experiences most of us will never be wealthy enough to partake in.
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German Town Is Offering Unemployed Alcoholics Beer as an Incentive to Clean the Streets

German Town Is Offering Unemployed Alcoholics Beer as an Incentive to Clean the Streets | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A special project in the town of Essen, Germany, is designed to engage alcoholics and drug addicts in cleaning up the city’s streets, giving them a chance to pick themselves up and rejoin society.
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Think You Know The Solution To This Classic Riddle? Think Again.

Think You Know The Solution To This Classic Riddle? Think Again. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Today's puzzle will be posed in two halves. The first half is a classic riddle – in fact, I suspect many of you will have heard it before.
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10 Lamest Excuses For A Crime

10 Lamest Excuses For A Crime | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Imagine you're a criminal who just got caught. Quick, what's your excuse? "I was looking for members of ISIS." Oh, really?
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This 80 Year Old Man Has Not Taken A Bath In 60 Years. Just Wait Til You See Him... Whoa.

This 80 Year Old Man Has Not Taken A Bath In 60 Years. Just Wait Til You See Him... Whoa. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I'm sure he smells wonderful...
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Saving This Sinking City Will Cost $40 Billion

Saving This Sinking City Will Cost $40 Billion | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Venice? Sure, it's sinking. So is Mexico City, Bangkok, and Ho Chi Minh City. But none of them are being submerged as fast as Jakarta, which is sinking as much as a few inches a year--for comparison's sake, Venice is sinking by .08 inches every year.
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Fund Some Truly Weird Art And Get Some Totally Insane Shwag!

Fund Some Truly Weird Art And Get Some Totally Insane Shwag! | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Last Gasp Books has been putting out and selling completely insane books of underground comics, weird art, and other totally unacceptable cultural artifacts for decades.
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This Artist Uses His Magnifying Glass To Burn Pictures, Not Ants

This Artist Uses His Magnifying Glass To Burn Pictures, Not Ants | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Jordan Mang-osan is a patient guy. This Filipino artist is so patient that he can sit for hours at a time, calmly holding a magnifying glass over a slab of wood so that the sun can burn the slightest little dark spots into the surface.
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Meet the Artist Who Invents the Machines of Steampunkish Fairies

Meet the Artist Who Invents the Machines of Steampunkish Fairies | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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10 Most Bizarre Survey Finds

10 Most Bizarre Survey Finds | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
What do 55% of Americans have in common? They all think they are smarter than the average American, but they ARE the average American, who also thinks that stormy weather "affects" cloud computing and that the Sun goes around the Earth.
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10 Creepy Clowns (And 1 Cool One)

10 Creepy Clowns (And 1 Cool One) | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some are real while others exist only in media, but all of the clowns below (with the exception of one) give us the heebee jeebees. Check out 11 clowns that run that gamut from good to extremely evil.
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This Man Is on a Mission to Have Coffee at Every Starbucks in the World

This Man Is on a Mission to Have Coffee at Every Starbucks in the World | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Winter, a 42-year-old coffee fanatic from Houston, Texas, is on a mission to have coffee at every Starbucks coffee-shop in the world.
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Drinking a Beer Can Save You From Radiation Poisoning

Drinking a Beer Can Save You From Radiation Poisoning | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you've been exposed to a certain type of radiation, you should waste no time getting decontaminated — by having a beer. This is a time-honored way of dealing with tritium contamination, from the early days of Los Alamos to today.
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5 Things I Learned Selling My Used Panties

5 Things I Learned Selling My Used Panties | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Selling dirty underpants online has given a small, creative, and very open-minded cadre of women an opportunity to make a decent living while significantly reducing their laundry bill.
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Here's The Easiest Way To Move Furniture Into A 12th Floor Apartment

Here's The Easiest Way To Move Furniture Into A 12th Floor Apartment | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In South Korea, moving companies rely on what looks like a pretty ingenious technique for moving furniture into high-rise apartments.
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You'll Need A Flexible Key To Open "The Weirdest Lock On Earth"

You'll Need A Flexible Key To Open "The Weirdest Lock On Earth" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's been said there's no such thing as an unpickable lock. That may be true – but this innovative lock assembly just bested one of the Internet's most famous lock-pickers, who calls it "the weirdest lock on Earth."
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9 People Killed By Unexpected Things That Fell From The Sky

9 People Killed By Unexpected Things That Fell From The Sky | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From turtles to a sacrificial goat, take a look at some bizarre things that fell from the sky and fatally wounded people. Watch out!
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Here's How You Build a Beer Pipeline Across a Medieval City

Here's How You Build a Beer Pipeline Across a Medieval City | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Bruges-based De Halve Maan brewery is building an underground pipeline to move beer from its brewery in the city center to its bottling facility a few miles away.
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Philippines-Based Artist Harnesses the Power of the Sun to Create Amazing Pyrography Masterpieces

Philippines-Based Artist Harnesses the Power of the Sun to Create Amazing Pyrography Masterpieces | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Artist Jordan Mang-osan is a master of pyrography – an incredibly rare and beautiful artform that involves decorating slabs of wood with burn marks.
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This Man Is on a Quest to Have Coffee with Each of His 1,088 Facebook Friends

This Man Is on a Quest to Have Coffee with Each of His 1,088 Facebook Friends | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It seems that all it takes to make the news these days is a social media account and a bizarre quest of some sort. Like this Australian man, who is making headlines with his quest to have coffee with all 1,088 of his Facebook friends.
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Italian Village Plagued by Mysterious Fires Has Been Puzzling Scientists for Years

Italian Village Plagued by Mysterious Fires Has Been Puzzling Scientists for Years | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For 10 years, the residents of the Sicilian village of Canneto di Caronia have been utterly spooked by hundreds of mysterious, unexplained fires that seem to erupt out of nowhere.
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10 Murderers Who Changed How We Investigate Murder

10 Murderers Who Changed How We Investigate Murder | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ever since we realized that catching a malefactor wasn't as simple as throwing them in the water to see if they floated, we had to turn to science. And over the years, there have been some homicide cases that really changed things.
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Male Actor Transforms Himself into Female Celebrities Using Makeup and Wigs

Male Actor Transforms Himself into Female Celebrities Using Makeup and Wigs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
31-year-old actor and TV host Paolo Ballesteros specialises in transforming himself into female celebrities from around the world – including Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and more.
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10 Strangest Things To Happen During Surgery

10 Strangest Things To Happen During Surgery | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From a violinist who played Mozart during her own brain operation to a doctor who went to lunch during a kidney procedure, check out these 10 unusual events that occurred while a patient was under the knife.
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