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Things You Didn't Know About Reindeer

Things You Didn't Know About Reindeer | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
HELSINKI (AP) — Reindeer are featured on Christmas cards and in movies worldwide this time of year, galloping across the sky with Santa's sleigh in tow.
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What word originated in the year of your birth?

What word originated in the year of your birth? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Oxford English Dictionary has a fun little web toy that lets you see a word that was first used during the year of your birth. What's your birthday word?
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The growing evidence that plants can think and communicate

The growing evidence that plants can think and communicate | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Though plants have no brains, scientists have uncovered evidence that they do release chemicals that allow them to "communicate" with each other and animals. There is even evidence that plants can spread their messages over a vast region.
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The cursed coffee experiment!

The cursed coffee experiment! | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
After hearing about so many historical experiments that disregard patients' rights, it does me good to finally find that one - regarding the effects of coffee - proved fatal for everyone but the patients.
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Your oldest living relative is a jelly, not a sponge.

Your oldest living relative is a jelly, not a sponge. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Your oldest living relative is a jelly, not a sponge. An active debate among zoologists as to which ancient creature is the first true animal was just settled after an analysis of the comb jelly genome.
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Scientists Create Candy That Doesn’t Cause Cavities

Scientists Create Candy That Doesn’t Cause Cavities | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Dentists have always warned us that too much candy will cause cavities. But all that could be a thing of the past, thanks to a new experiment by scientists from the Berlin biotechnology firm, OrganoBalance.
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First scientific paper to be released in Elvish, Dwarvish and English

First scientific paper to be released in Elvish, Dwarvish and English | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
University of Bristol climate scientist Dan Lunt, writing under the name Radagast the Brown, released a paper today where he used powerful supercomputers to model the climate of Middle Earth.
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Say What? The Clicking languages of South Africa

Say What? The Clicking languages of South Africa | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I had heard of African names with clicks before, like ǂXóõ, ǂHõã and !Kung, but I thought they were limited to just a few words. Now, after some research, I’ve realized that clicks are used quite extensively in many South African languages.
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This New Polymer Regenerates Large Parts of Itself, Like Lizards Do

This New Polymer Regenerates Large Parts of Itself, Like Lizards Do | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Call it whatever you want—the Wolverine plastic, the Terminator material, the Doctor Who ingredient—but this new regenerating polymer is amazing.
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LOOK: Mysterious Arctic Sea Monster Found

LOOK: Mysterious Arctic Sea Monster Found | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A university researcher in Canada claims he knows the identity of a mysterious sea creature that was recovered by a fishing boat in the Arctic Ocean.
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Men have lost the DNA code that once made human penises spiny!

Men have lost the DNA code that once made human penises spiny! | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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No matter how good your recall is, you still have false memories

No matter how good your recall is, you still have false memories | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
There is a condition known as Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, in which people can remember every detail of what they did years ago. In a sense, these people have the best memories on Earth.
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The Pacific Barreleye Fish and Its Weird See-Through Head

The Pacific Barreleye Fish and Its Weird See-Through Head | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Pacific Barreleye fish gets its name from large eyes that are literally shaped like barrels, topped with beautiful green lenses. Also known as the Macropinna microstoma, its head is completely transparent, filled with fluid.
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The Mind-Boggling Bird Suicide Phenomenon of Jatinga

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Jatinga is a small village located in Assam, a state in northeastern India. The village is lush green and scenic, surrounded by serene mountains. But that’s not what it’s famous for.
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Crows could be the key to understanding alien intelligence

Crows could be the key to understanding alien intelligence | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Crows are among the planet's most intelligent animals, teaching their young to use tools for foraging and banding together to fight off intruders.
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A chart that sums up who had sex with whom during the Pleistocene

A chart that sums up who had sex with whom during the Pleistocene | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Call it the Pleistocene hanky panky chart. Now that scientists have sequenced a complete Neanderthal genome, we have more evidence than ever that early Homo sapiens had children with Neanderthals and Denisovans tens of thousands of years ago.
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Scientists discover second DNA code - Unexplained Mysteries

Scientists discover second DNA code - Unexplained Mysteries | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The breakthrough was made as part of a project funded by the US National Human Genome Research Institute. (Scientists discover second DNA code:
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Interesting Facts About Nipples

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Nipples are one thing that all humans have in common. We've all got them chilling out on our chests, but how much do we really know a... (Hilarious Nipple Facts Everyone NEEDS to Know!
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'Super' cockroach that can survive freezing temperatures spotted for the first time in the US - Telegraph

'Super' cockroach that can survive freezing temperatures spotted for the first time in the US - Telegraph | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A species of cockroach that can withstand extreme temperatures has been spotted for the first time in the United States ('Super' cockroach that can survive freezing temperatures spotted for the first time in the US
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These genetically-modified bees make concrete instead of honey

These genetically-modified bees make concrete instead of honey | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Imagine a world where 3D printers aren't just machines, but are part of our natural environment.
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WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In our hectic, mile-a-minute existences, it's easy to forget just how amazing our world truly is.
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The one myth about cats that's actually true

The one myth about cats that's actually true | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most of us know at least one cat myth. Maybe it has to do with the width of their whiskers, or their purported ability to steal breath from a baby. Most of these myths are crap. But clipnosis? Clipnosis, it turns out, is a real thing.
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Super Gross Things In Your Food

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Sure you want to put that into your mouth? (20 Grossiest Ingredients You Eat Everyday - http://t.co/bAeRmJ7ii4)
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There is a deep sea creature that can't do anything but have sex!

There is a deep sea creature that can't do anything but have sex! | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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Thanksgiving mystery: why are turkeys not getting fat?

Thanksgiving mystery: why are turkeys not getting fat? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Butterball apparently has a big mystery on its hands: The company says it doesn't know why some of its turkeys wouldn't plump up in time for Thanksgiving this year.
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