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This "Silly Walk" Sign At A Crosswalk In Norway Is The Future Of Traffic Management

This "Silly Walk" Sign At A Crosswalk In Norway Is The Future Of Traffic Management | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Swedish art collective Kreativiteket seems to have delighted everybody with this one. (Oh! Let's create one of these at #ACCCA14!
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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...

Dawn Hewitson's curator insight, February 10, 2014 4:43 AM

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

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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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11 Strangest “Flips”

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From the man who consistently give cops the finger to the woman who can turn her butt implant around, check out these 11 weird instances of "flips."
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Fantastically Wrong: The Silly Theory That Almost Kept Darwin From Going on His Famous Voyage

Fantastically Wrong: The Silly Theory That Almost Kept Darwin From Going on His Famous Voyage | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The other day I had what could be considered a bit of an … overreaction.
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The 10 Greatest Tank Battles In Military History

The 10 Greatest Tank Battles In Military History | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ever since the first armored vehicles crawled across the tortured battlescapes of World War I, tanks have become an indelible fixture of land warfare.
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So, Your Car's Engine Roar Might Be Totally Fake

So, Your Car's Engine Roar Might Be Totally Fake | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Do you feel really tough when you rev your engine and peel out of the driveway? Turns out that satisfying roar might all be a lie.

“Fake engine noise has become one of the auto industry’s dirty little secrets,” says the Washingt...
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The Most Ancient and Magnificent Trees From Around the World

The Most Ancient and Magnificent Trees From Around the World | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Bowthorpe Oak is a massively thick, millennium-old tree in Lincolnshire, England that once was rumored to hold three dozen people in its enormous, hollowed-out trunk.
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Perfectly Healthy Man Is Addicted to Wearing Plaster Casts

Perfectly Healthy Man Is Addicted to Wearing Plaster Casts | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Kevin, a 27-year-old man from Chicago, has a very strange hobby – he wears body casts, even though he has no injuries! Kevin has been addicted to  plaster casts for the past 21 years, and he has spent over $50,000 on his bizarre fixation.
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9 Awesome Things To Do on Country Borders

9 Awesome Things To Do on Country Borders | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From playing volleyball between countries to ringing a doorbell in one country and running to the other, check out list of nine fun things to do at a country's border that don't involve high security measures and endless paperwork.
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How An Engineer Outsmarted A Crazy Person With A Fake Inoculation

How An Engineer Outsmarted A Crazy Person With A Fake Inoculation | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You are testing a new technology. One night, as you work, a person with a case of the crazies comes in. They hate your new technology. They think it's making them sick. And they have a gun. What do you do?
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Artist Paints On Old Photographs And Turns Victorians Into Monsters

Artist Paints On Old Photographs And Turns Victorians Into Monsters | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Old-fashioned cabinet cards get a second life in the hands of artist Colin Batty. He paints onto the old photographs, turning their unsmiling subjects into vampires, aliens, sharkmen, and all other manner of bizarre monster.
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A strange world

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People participating in the annual No Pants Subway Ride wait for a subway train in their underwear on Jan. 11 in New York City.
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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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8 Weird Love Experiments

8 Weird Love Experiments | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Why (and how) do we fall in love? Scientists have been conducting love experiments for years and we present you with a list of the strangest.
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This Is The Fish Researchers Found Living Underneath 2,400 Feet Of Ice

This Is The Fish Researchers Found Living Underneath 2,400 Feet Of Ice | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
After drilling down through almost half a mile in solid ice on a glacial shelf in Antarctica, scientists found something surprising. There was something alive swimming in the just over 30 feet of water: this strange, clear fish.
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There's an Awesome Tiny Apartment Hidden Inside This 100-Year-Old Turret

There's an Awesome Tiny Apartment Hidden Inside This 100-Year-Old Turret | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For more than a century, the incredible neoclassical turret that crowns Amsterdam's oldest department store has sat unused.
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The Shockingly Realistic Sculptures of Kazuhiro Tsuji

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We’ve featured a lot of hyper-realistic paintings on OC in the past, but here’s something we haven’t seen very often – unbelievably realistic human busts. These 3D sculptures are so life-like that they could give Madam Tussauds a run for their money.
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Phones4u founder gets green light to build railway around his £10m country pile

Phones4u founder gets green light to build railway around his £10m country pile | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
John Caudwell is granted planning permission to build the 'narrow gauge railway' around his 50-room Jacobean mansion in Stafffordshire
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Can You Crack One Of Car Talk's Toughest Puzzlers?

Can You Crack One Of Car Talk's Toughest Puzzlers? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For years, the radio show Car Talk challenged its listeners with a weekly "Puzzler." According to the show's archives, this is one of the toughest Puzzlers to ever air. Can you solve it?
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An Artist Created a Stop-Motion Short Film Using 1139 Light Paintings

An Artist Created a Stop-Motion Short Film Using 1139 Light Paintings | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Light painting is the process of using light and long exposure photography to create almost electric-looking works of art.
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Weird Diets That Some People Can’t Even Stomach

Weird Diets That Some People Can’t Even Stomach | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Trying to lose weight is a real pain, but trying to maintain weight is even harder. This is probably why some people would resort to any form of diet tricks, no matter how weird, just to stay fit or, for some people, to escape doing exercises.
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Want To Own A Castle? Here's Your Chance.

Want To Own A Castle? Here's Your Chance. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you've ever dreamed of living like royalty, now's your chance... you just have to move to the Midwest.

For some, owning a castle has become a reality since prices have dropped due to the suffering real estate market of the past few years..
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31 Joke Tattoos You Will Never Believe Exist

31 Joke Tattoos You Will Never Believe Exist | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Whether it's using a particular body part in a new and creative way or just making the best of a bad situation, you won't believe some of these tattoos.
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