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Hemeroplanes Triptolemus – The Creepy Snake That’s Actually a Harmless Caterpillar

Hemeroplanes Triptolemus – The Creepy Snake That’s Actually a Harmless Caterpillar | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Looking at a photo of Hemeroplanes triptolemus, nine out of ten people would swear it’s a snake. But look closer, and you’ll realize there’s something peculiar about it – the body is unusually short and ends abruptly with a large reptilian head.
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8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't . Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this means they can shed light on some of the basic questions of existence.
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Fish Learn To Use Tools, So Let's Rethink the Definition of Tool Use

Fish Learn To Use Tools, So Let's Rethink the Definition of Tool Use | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When you think of Atlantic cod, you probably think of a strip of fish, battered and fried. But new research suggests that the fish might be able to use tools, and that might cause us to rethink how we evaluate tool use in other animals.
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A Ranking Of The Deadliest Animals In The World

A Ranking Of The Deadliest Animals In The World | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
What animal is the most dangerous to humans in the world? Is it snakes? No. Sharks? Not even close. Other humans? Getting warmer, but not quite.
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A Strange New Mineral Has Been Discovered in Australia

A Strange New Mineral Has Been Discovered in Australia | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's purple, translucent and goes by "putnisite." Discovered in Western Australia, putnisite contains the unusual elemental combination of strontium, calcium, chromium, sulphur, carbon, oxygen and hydrogen and is notable for its dissimilarity from...
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half of your penis length is inside your body

half of your penis length is inside your body | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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At Last, We Know What Those Mysterious, Undersea "Bio-Duck" Noises Are

At Last, We Know What Those Mysterious, Undersea "Bio-Duck" Noises Are | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The "bio-duck" noise is a mysterious sound that submarine operators and scientists have been hearing in Antarctic waters since the 1960s. Nobody was sure what generated the repeated, quack-like pulsing sound — until now.
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This Beautiful Jewelry Is a Secret Drug Science Joke

This Beautiful Jewelry Is a Secret Drug Science Joke | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Much as we love the present trend of sticking drug-molecules on everything from coffee mugs to t-shirts, we crave something new.
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Korean Plastic Surgeries Have Gotten So Extreme Surgeons Are Issuing Special Certificates to Prove People Are Who They Say They Are

Korean Plastic Surgeries Have Gotten So Extreme Surgeons Are Issuing Special Certificates to Prove People Are Who They Say They Are | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
South Korean plastic surgeons are among the best in the world. In fact they’re so good that people from other countries like China and Japan are actually having trouble getting back home.
That’s sounds really crazy, but it’s true.
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Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City

Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Rome have unearthed a massive section of the ancient port city of Ostia, shedding new light on the city's historical significance.
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All The Scientific Reasons Caffeine Is The Best Drug Ever

All The Scientific Reasons Caffeine Is The Best Drug Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you require more than a few cups of coffee, sodas or energy drinks every morning into to join both consciousness and civilization, then take a couple of minutes to learn how caffeine works in your brain.
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The Land of Twins – Brazilian Town Has 1,000 Percent Higher Multiple Birth Rate Than Global Average

The Land of Twins – Brazilian Town Has 1,000 Percent Higher Multiple Birth Rate Than Global Average | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Cândido Godói, a small town in Southern Brazil, has fondly been nicknamed: ‘Twin Land’. As the name suggests, a phenomenal number of twins are born in the remote town each year – 10% of pregnancies result in multiple births.
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Black and Blond – The Origin of Blonde Afros in Melanesia

Black and Blond – The Origin of Blonde Afros in Melanesia | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
About a quarter of the Melanesian population in the Solomon Islands archipelago has an extremely unusual trait – dark skin with blond hair.
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Why Do Your Tea Leaves Move To The Middle Of The Cup?

Why Do Your Tea Leaves Move To The Middle Of The Cup? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Swirl water in a cup, and the water will move to the outer edge of the cup. Sometimes, when you swirl hard enough, it will actually start "climbing" the walls of the cup, as the water collects at the outer edge.
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The Ten Most Bizarre Theories About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct

The Ten Most Bizarre Theories About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
One fact that paleontologists have always agreed upon is that the dinosaurs are all dead. Beyond that, there's been plenty of room for disagreement—especially concerning the cause of the giant reptiles' extinction.
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A Marmoset Never Forgets

A Marmoset Never Forgets | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Scientists studying social learning in animals have shown how easy it can be to introduce a new behavior into a group and watch it spread from individual to individual.
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The brain has an automatic penis maintenance function

The brain has an automatic penis maintenance function | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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Medieval Manuscripts Depict The Taxonomy Of Dragons

Medieval Manuscripts Depict The Taxonomy Of Dragons | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The British Library is commemorating St. George's Day with an extraordinary gallery of dragon illustrations culled from its digitized medieval manuscript collection.
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Get Ready for Palcohol, the Powdered Alcohol You Can Sprinkle in Drinks and on Food

Get Ready for Palcohol, the Powdered Alcohol You Can Sprinkle in Drinks and on Food | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Palcohol – powdered alcohol – is a new American product that can be sprinkled on all sorts of dishes and drinks.
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Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown by a Balloon and a Minivan

Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown by a Balloon and a Minivan | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you don't already know why a helium balloon tethered to the floor of a minivan has the power to make your jaw drop, you're going to want to see this. Seriously – set aside five minutes of your time, have a seat and watch.
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84 year science experiment finally sees results after years of nothing

Since 1930, there has been a science experiment that basically does nothing. Seriously. Scientists watch as a solid—that's actually a liquid 230 billion times more viscous than water—drips down a glass container.
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Researchers have discovered 500 million-year-old fossilized embryos.

Researchers have discovered 500 million-year-old fossilized embryos. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered 500 million-year-old fossilized embryos. Dating back to the Cambrian Explosion, they emerged during a time when most phyla of marine invertebrates first appeared.
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What Is Science's Most Intriguing Unanswered Question?

What Is Science's Most Intriguing Unanswered Question? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Part of the appeal of science is finding the answers to some of our most long-standing questions, but just as motivating are the questions it hasn't yet answered. Today we want to know what is the most fascinating unanswered question in science.
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​Can You Control Your Metabolism With Your Mind?

​Can You Control Your Metabolism With Your Mind? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Well... maybe. In this intriguing video piece, NPR's Alix Spiegel discusses the work of Columbia psychologist Alia Crum, whose research suggests that food labels have a placebo effect on the way our bodies respond to food and experience hunger.
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The Whispering Wall of the Barossa Reservoir and Its Amazing Parabola Sound Effect

The Whispering Wall of the Barossa Reservoir and Its Amazing Parabola Sound Effect | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When the Whispering Wall was built over a 100 years ago, no one had a clue about its amazing acoustic properties. The concrete dam was constructed by about 400 workers over the South Parra River in Barossa Valley between 1899 and 1902.
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