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Big tip? Customer leaves $1 million in restaurant

Police were looking for the owner of a suitcase "full of money" that was left at a restaurant on Tuesday...
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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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Possible new curriculum...

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

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This Device Was One of the Most Amusing Failures in Physics

This Device Was One of the Most Amusing Failures in Physics | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A little perpetual motion device called the Feynman-Smoluchowski Rachet, also known as the Brownian Ratchet, was an early attempt at defying the laws of thermodynamics. It failed, but it was an entertaining failure.
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Homeless New Yorkers Are Living Inside the Manhattan Bridge

Homeless New Yorkers Are Living Inside the Manhattan Bridge | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We've all heard of the lengths to which NYC's homeless have gone to find shelter, from living in abandoned factories to building whole encampments inside subway tunnels.
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10 Weirdest Trading Card Sets

10 Weirdest Trading Card Sets | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Collectible cards have been around in some form for about 125 years. Here at 10 of the strangest ever released. Collect 'em all!
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These Abandoned, Half-Demolished Towers Look Too Pretty to Destroy

These Abandoned, Half-Demolished Towers Look Too Pretty to Destroy | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This colorful scene isn't a view of a new luxury loft. It's Rabot Towers, an abandoned public housing project in Ghent, Belgium.
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Iceland has a penis museum

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'Satnav' footwear that will help you find your way home

'Satnav' footwear that will help you find your way home | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A new gadget you can wear in your shoes uses a Bluetooth link to connect to the mapping system on your mobile phone, sending discreet vibrations to your feet telling you which way to go ('Satnav' footwear that will help you find your way home
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NASA Is Planting A Veggie Garden In Space

NASA Is Planting A Veggie Garden In Space | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's spring planting season and NASA is getting in on the action with a vegetable garden bound for the International Space Station.
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And Now, A Giraffe Eating An Impala Skull

And Now, A Giraffe Eating An Impala Skull | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From time to time, wild giraffes have been known to nom on the bones of other animals. The behavior is called osteophagia, and it's... well... actually kind of common among ruminants, as Jason Goldman explains below.
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Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1,000-year-old historic find

(Reuters) - For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota.
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The Many Creepy Experiments That Involved Staring At People

The Many Creepy Experiments That Involved Staring At People | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Do you like being stared at? Neither does anyone else. We know that for sure, because psychologists have done many experiments on the subject — many, many creepy experiments.
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Clever chimps at Kansas City Zoo make brief break to freedom

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - Seven chimpanzees used an improvised ladder from a tree to scale a wall and briefly escape their enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, a zoo official said.
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These Weird Jobs No Longer Exist

These Weird Jobs No Longer Exist | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In the opening scene of Frozen, burly ice cutters sing a burly song about ice cutting. But, since the advent of refrigeration technology, ice cutters are no longer needed.
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12 Most Shocking Confessions from the Whisper App

Do you have a secret? There's an app for that. From drugs and cheating, to love and hate, take a look at some of the juiciest confessions shared via Whisper.
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The Mysterious "Accidental Mummies" of Medieval Siberia

The Mysterious "Accidental Mummies" of Medieval Siberia | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Russian archaeologists are once again digging at Zeleniy Yar, a remote excavation site near the Arctic circle.
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Napoleon's penis could be worth about 100,000 dollars today

Napoleon's penis could be worth about 100,000 dollars today | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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A Pyramid in the Middle of Nowhere Built To Track the End of the World

A Pyramid in the Middle of Nowhere Built To Track the End of the World | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A huge pyramid in the middle of nowhere tracking the end of the world on radar, just an abstract geometric shape beneath the sky without a human being in sight: it could be the opening scene of an apocalyptic science fiction film, but it's just the...
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The Musical Forest

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Argentina's fertile agricultural region in Pampas is a patchwork of farm fields, with one notable exception. In the center of the image (and magnified inset) is a cypress and eucalyptus forest shaped into a guitar.
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Taiwan's 'funny sex' restaurant has breast-shaped bowls and erotic furniture!

Taiwan's 'funny sex' restaurant has breast-shaped bowls and erotic furniture! | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Taiwan's 'funny sex' restaurant has breast-shaped bowls and erotic furniture!
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15 Amazingly Cool 3D Tattoos

15 Amazingly Cool 3D Tattoos | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Blends of special ink, shading and intricate attention to detail come into play as tattoo art evolves yet again. Check out these 15 hyperrealistic 3D tattoos.
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Allowing Flushing Brides and Grooms to Marry

Wastewater Treatment Plant Allowing Flushing Brides and Grooms to Marry | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Here’s the proper venue to kiss the bride — and cover her nose.The Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Center near Seattle, Wash., is welcoming couples to tie the knot or celebrate their nuptials at their facility.
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Did You Know UPS Trucks Only Make Right Turns?

Did You Know UPS Trucks Only Make Right Turns? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Turns out left turns are not only riskier, they also waste gas. So UPS – optimization-obsessed logistics company that it is – got rid of them.
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These Jet Black Tomatoes May Look Weird but They’re Great for Your Health

These Jet Black Tomatoes May Look Weird but They’re Great for Your Health | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The ‘Indigo Rose’ is a new, strangely-colored variety of tomato. The fruit is jet black on the outside and juicy purple-red on the inside.
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The Ancient Greeks Invented Kevlar a Over 2 Millennia Ago

The Ancient Greeks Invented Kevlar a Over 2 Millennia Ago | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In 356-323 B.C. Alexander the Great of Macedon conquered almost the entire known world by military force. Surprisingly, not much is known about how he did it!

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9 Strange Public Sex Accidents

9 Strange Public Sex Accidents | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Having sex in a public place can be bad for you. Look what happened to these people and consider yourself warned.
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Best Job Ever: Lucky Guy Getting Paid $93,000 to Have as Much Fun as Possible in Six Months

Best Job Ever: Lucky Guy Getting Paid $93,000 to Have as Much Fun as Possible in Six Months | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most people need to save up before they get to travel and have fun. But for this lucky Californian, things are the other way round – he gets paid to do all that and more.
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