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Rooftop Agriculture – Chinese Farmer Turns House Roof into Fertile Farmland

Rooftop Agriculture – Chinese Farmer Turns House Roof into Fertile Farmland | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The curious case of the Chinese Rooftop strikes again!
First, there was the eccentric businessman who built a mountain-villa on the roof of a Beijing apartment building. Then there was that mysterious temple built on a Chinese skyscraper.
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Moronic Ghost Hunters Burn Historic Louisiana Plantation to the Ground

Moronic Ghost Hunters Burn Historic Louisiana Plantation to the Ground | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
As if paranormal investigators didn't have a hard enough time already, what with never being able to prove the existence of ghosts on any of their tv shows, now a group of them have destroyed a rich piece of Louisiana history by setting fire to a...
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Underwater hotel room in Zanzibar lets you sleep with the fishes

Underwater hotel room in Zanzibar lets you sleep with the fishes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's not as elaborate as the proposed Poseidon Undersea Resorts, but the Underwater Room off Pemba Island in the Zanzibar Archipelago is open for business, and gives visitors an opportunity to watch the reef fish swim by their bedroom windows.
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Slum-Like African Resort Gives Rich Tourists a Taste of Hard Life

Slum-Like African Resort Gives Rich Tourists a Taste of Hard Life | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A Shanty is a small hut made out of old corrugated iron sheets or other waterproof material. It is a place of dwelling for the poor, often lacking in basic amenities like electricity or running water.
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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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Arborsculpture – The Art of Turning Young Trees into Living Works of Art

Arborsculpture – The Art of Turning Young Trees into Living Works of Art | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Who said you need to chop the wood off trees to make sculptures? Arbosculpture is an art form that makes use of living trees to make wonderful creations.
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Singaporean Man is Crazy About Dolls, Has 9,000 of Them

Singaporean Man is Crazy About Dolls, Has 9,000 of Them | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Jian Yang, a 33-year-old man from Singapore, has enough dolls to open a museum or at least a super awesome girls’ playhouse.
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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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Woman Marries Ferris Wheel She Has Loved for Decades

Woman Marries Ferris Wheel She Has Loved for Decades | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Love knows no limits for, a woman from Florida who married Bruce the Skydiver, an amusement park ride similar to a Ferris-wheel. Although the state of Florida doesn’t even allow same-sex marriages between humans, Linda married the steel ride last...
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10 Surprising and Unusual Things Shaped like a Guitar

10 Surprising and Unusual Things Shaped like a Guitar | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Occasionally, a guitar is not really a guitar. Sometimes it is a boat or a coffin or even a man-made forest. Check out these unexpected and surreal guitar-shaped objects that are only masquerading as musical instruments.
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San Francisco's flying car, circa 1920

San Francisco's flying car, circa 1920 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This 1920 photo was taken at the corner of Hoffman and 23rd St., in San Francisco's Noe Valley, on what looks like a rather foggy day. Clearly, geeks in San Fran have been trying to build flying cars for a pretty long time.
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Lynda Slattery's curator insight, November 21, 2013 9:22 PM

We now have the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, I know which century I am glad I was born in!  Hey it is Friday, lighten up!!! 

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The Trashed Remains of Abandoned Disney Projects

The Trashed Remains of Abandoned Disney Projects | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We've had galleries of abandoned amusement parks and toy factories, but nothing matches the sad splendor of abandoned Disney parks.
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10 Billioniares Who Lost Billions

10 Billioniares Who Lost Billions | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some lost it all, while some bounced back. Check out these 10 billionaires who lost more money in the blink of an eye than any of us will ever have in a lifetime.
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Paranormal investigators come to Haven—and actually prove useful

Paranormal investigators come to Haven—and actually prove useful | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It was probably only a matter of time before a reality TV show crew showed up in Haven. But these paranormal investigators prove to be quite competent—which may not be a good thing for the denizens of Maine's weirdest little town.
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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
Click here to read more... (Men have lost the DNA code that once made human penises spiny! --> http://t.co/D80PWjRETk)
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10 of the Craziest Doctor Who Stories That Almost Happened

10 of the Craziest Doctor Who Stories That Almost Happened | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Over the years, the Doctor has experienced numerous lives and incredible adventures ranging from the tragic to the sublime. But what about all the rejected stories? What about the things that were too risky or strange, even for Doctor Who?
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Rare Magic Card Sells For $27,000

Rare Magic Card Sells For $27,000 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Time to start going through your old Magic card collection. Or paying a little extra attention next time you're at a garage sale.
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These Mega-Sculptures Are the Biggest in the World

These Mega-Sculptures Are the Biggest in the World | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
They're the very definition of monumental. These sculptures are the most enormous you'll ever see in the world. They're both insane and utterly magnificent.
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9 Unbelievable Pieces of Art that Actually Sold

9 Unbelievable Pieces of Art that Actually Sold | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From a $4 million photograph to canned poop, check out some of the most unbelievable things that people bought as art.
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Mystery of rotating Egyptian statue solved

Mystery of rotating Egyptian statue solved | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Expert finds vibrations from traffic and visitors makes 4,000-year-old artefact turn while concealed in glass box (Mystery of rotating Egyptian statue solved http://t.co/HCkTidPGFI)...
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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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What?  Those are not it's eyes?!?

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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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Modern humans are still carrying Neanderthal viruses

Modern humans are still carrying Neanderthal viruses | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Neanderthals and Denisovans may be long gone, but their viruses continue to live on inside our bodies. The geneticists who discovered these ancient viruses aren't sure if they're bad for us, but they could make us more susceptible to certain cancers.
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You Could Be the Proud Owner of These 19th-Century British Tunnels

You Could Be the Proud Owner of These 19th-Century British Tunnels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Sure, this 2,000 square-foot, no-windows, no-view property is a bit of a fixer-upper. But think of the Halloween parties you could throw down here!
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Google Delivers Giant Packs of Toilet Paper, Just in Time for the Holidays

Google Delivers Giant Packs of Toilet Paper, Just in Time for the Holidays | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Google's stated aim is to bring you all the world's information. Now it will also bring you 30 rolls of toilet paper. Amazon beware.
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