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9 Real People Who May Have Inspired Fairy Tales

9 Real People Who May Have Inspired Fairy Tales | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Fairy tales and folklore come from a variety of sources, changing as they are told and retold. And some of these tales have been inspired by real historical figures, whose lives either formed the genesis of the story or altered it along the way.
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Biochemist Patrick Brown has developed a veggie burger that "bleeds" like real meat.

Biochemist Patrick Brown has developed a veggie burger that "bleeds" like real meat. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Biochemist Patrick Brown has developed a veggie burger that "bleeds" like real meat. The secret ingredient is heme, a molecule that comes from the roots of nitrogen-fixing plants but has the iron-tinged character of hemoglobin.
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German Farmer Puts Cow in Diapers in Protest at Manure Regulations

German Farmer Puts Cow in Diapers in Protest at Manure Regulations | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
MAINZ, Germany - Two cows wore extra-large custom-made diapers as a German farmer staged a protest against European Union rules this week. Regulations forbid...
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An Arizona highway has used the metric system since the 80s

An Arizona highway has used the metric system since the 80s | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Who doesn't like a math pop quiz when driving down to the Mexican border? If you turn onto Interstate 19, which runs 63 miles (101 kilometers) from Tucson, Arizona, down to Mexico, the road signs suddenly change to metric units.
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The Incredibly Bizarre World Of Animated Soviet Propaganda Films

The Incredibly Bizarre World Of Animated Soviet Propaganda Films | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
After the Soviet Union formed, the new country's first animated film was a 1924 piece of propaganda films. From then until well into the 1970s, animated propaganda thrived in the USSR, offering a rare insight into the republic.
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The 10 Scariest Urban Legends on the Internet to Bring a Shiver to Your Spine

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Watch a Japanese Pop Star Hologram's Performance on Letterman

Watch a Japanese Pop Star Hologram's Performance on Letterman | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Last night, David Letterman's musical guest was an enormously popular Japanese pop star who has opened for Lady Gaga and racked up an estimated 88 million views on YouTube. She performed her song "Sharing the World." She is also a hologram.
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This spinning chocolate cake hides the most awesomest visual trick

This spinning chocolate cake hides the most awesomest visual trick | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I'll admit it, I was a doubter. When I saw this chocolate cake, I couldn't imagine it ever blowing my mind. Even when it started spinning, I didn't see what the hoopla was all about.
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Wife Carrying: She Ain't Heavy, She's My Lover ...

Wife Carrying: She Ain't Heavy, She's My Lover ... | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Forget the threshold: For a true test of commitment, haul your bride over a 278-yard obstacle course at the North American Wife Carrying Championship.
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600-Year-Old Manuscripts Look So Much Better As Gifs

600-Year-Old Manuscripts Look So Much Better As Gifs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This is how early modern manuscripts were meant to look. Especially when you consider that gifs are from the internet equivalent of the Middle Ages.
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11 Amazing Science Fair Projects

11 Amazing Science Fair Projects | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Science fair projects are thought to be the dominion of vinegar and baking soda volcanoes, but some kids take things far above and beyond. Here are 11 of the most impressive science fair projects ever.
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Awesome Pixelated Portraits Made with Thousands of Expertly Arranged Paint Swatches

Awesome Pixelated Portraits Made with Thousands of Expertly Arranged Paint Swatches | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Peter Combe is a San Francisco-based visual artist who specializes in creating three-dimensional artwork using nothing but paint swatches, hand-punched into small disks.
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This Ghostly Town Spent 25 Years Underwater Before Resurfacing

This Ghostly Town Spent 25 Years Underwater Before Resurfacing | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
At one time, Epecuén was a booming resort city: a grand town on a beautiful lake, attracting vacationers from all over Argentina in the 1920s with its revitalizing salt waters. There were hotels, nightclubs, and restaurants.
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Can You Refrain From Picturing A Pink Elephant?

Can You Refrain From Picturing A Pink Elephant? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Scientists seem to think that, if told to picture an elephant, you will always, on some level, obediently picture an elephant. But asking people to picture a pink elephant is a different matter... maybe.
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Hairstylist Spends over 150 Hours Covering Her Car in Human Hair, Sets World Record

Hairstylist Spends over 150 Hours Covering Her Car in Human Hair, Sets World Record | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We’ve seen people cover their cars with the weirdest stuff – right from dentures to swarovski crystals. But this one is a first – an Italian hairstylist chose to pay tribute to her profession by covering her car in human hair.
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How Toad Licking Gets You High (And Then Kills You)

How Toad Licking Gets You High (And Then Kills You) | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Toad licking has long been recognized as a stupid, risky way to try to get high. But do you know the biochemistry that determines how stupid and risky it actually, and how high you could get. Let's squeeze some toads.
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What the Hell Is This Animal and Why Is It Moving Like That?

What the Hell Is This Animal and Why Is It Moving Like That? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's like some kind of Cthulhu Mythos creature. And it's real.
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8 Strangest Things Done By Evil Dictators

8 Strangest Things Done By Evil Dictators | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
There's nothing funny about the reign of terror these brutal dictators caused, but you have to admit some things they did were quite odd…
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Talented Artist Creates Incredible Optical Illusions on Wood

Talented Artist Creates Incredible Optical Illusions on Wood | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Singaporean artist Ivan Hoo is an ace at creating optical illusions. Using pastels and pencils on wood, he illustrates highly realistic objects such as spilled cola, cracked eggs, broken vases and crumpled paper.
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The Stray Dogs That Became Soviet Space Heroes

The Stray Dogs That Became Soviet Space Heroes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
These stray dogs, plucked from the streets of the USSR, were the first creatures to reach orbit, enduring inhumane tests and then either perishing in space or finding themselves the adored darlings of the Motherland when they returned home.
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Camel Helps Expand Google Street View to Desert

Camel Helps Expand Google Street View to Desert | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Google strapped a camera onto a camel to capture a unique perspective of Liwa Desert.
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10 Unbelievable Kisses

10 Unbelievable Kisses | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Kisses can run anywhere from mind-blowing to extremely awkward. Checkout these 10 unusual salutations to smooching.
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Anomalous Events That Can Shake One’s Skepticism to the Core

Anomalous Events That Can Shake One’s Skepticism to the Core | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I just witnessed an event so mysterious that it shook my skepticism
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Chickens are getting bigger.

Chickens are getting bigger. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Chickens are getting bigger. A lot bigger. A new study charts the growth of the bird to almost 5 times its size from less than 50 years ago.
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Did You Know Deep-Fried Maple Leaves Are Actually a Popular Snack in Japan?

Did You Know Deep-Fried Maple Leaves Are Actually a Popular Snack in Japan? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
They say everything tastes better deep fried, but who’d have ever guessed that also applies to maple leaves? Well, the dish is real – it’s called Maple Tempura and it’s a fall delicacy in Japan.
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