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The four types of people most likely to murder their families

The four types of people most likely to murder their families | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Since the 1980s, there's been an appreciable rise in people killing their families, and researchers have started to see a pattern.
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9 of the Best Ways to Get Revenge Against Thieves

9 of the Best Ways to Get Revenge Against Thieves | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some people say crime doesn't pay, while others say, "It's pay back time."
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Hallelujah! Just-Add-Water Beer Is Here

Hallelujah! Just-Add-Water Beer Is Here | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Beer is a pain to bring along on hiking trips. It's heavy to carry, especially when you're stocking up for a real rager by the campfire. (Water + Powder = Beer?
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Café offers portraits printed in latte froth -

Café offers portraits printed in latte froth - | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: A café in Taiwan is giving couples the chance to print their portraits in the froth of their lattes using a special printer. The coffee treat is being offered for Chinese Valentine’s Day, which is today.
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Early Humans May Have Ripped Off Neanderthal Technology

Early Humans May Have Ripped Off Neanderthal Technology | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
By the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already made the continent their home.
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Rare Photos of Paris's Mechanical Moving Sidewalks from 1900

Rare Photos of Paris's Mechanical Moving Sidewalks from 1900 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It may not be quite as fast as Elon Musk's plan for the Hyperloop, but back at the turn of the 20th century the moving sidewalk was The Future™!
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Michael Jackson to play alongside John Lennon, Mahatma Gandhi

Michael Jackson to play alongside John Lennon, Mahatma Gandhi | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Michael Jackson will join forces with John Lennon and Mahatma Gandhi after signing for Brazilian Serie B club Atletico Goianiense, the club said in a statement.
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A new scientific explanation for near-death experiences

A new scientific explanation for near-death experiences | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Many people on their deathbeds report seeing a long corridor with a brilliant light at the end of it. Could it be heaven? Probably not.
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Jellyfish used to create glow-in-the-dark bunnies

Jellyfish used to create glow-in-the-dark bunnies | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: University of Hawaii researchers create glow-in-the-dark rabbits. The research may be able to improve human lives. KHNL's Chris Tanaka reports.
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Eccentric Businessman Builds Mountain Villa atop Beijing Apartment Building

Eccentric Businessman Builds Mountain Villa atop Beijing Apartment Building | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Zhang Biqing, a successful Chinese businessman from Beijing, has spent the last six years building a realistic-looking two-story mountain villa atop a high apartment building right in China’s capital city.
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How to walk on water

How to walk on water | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
John W.M. Bush is an applied mathematician at MIT, where he studies how insects stand, paddle, jump and jitter along the surface of water, via what he calls "interfacial biolocomotion." As this video compilation illustrates, the movements and...
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Samsung Invents a Clever Cardboard Printer That Folds Up

Samsung Invents a Clever Cardboard Printer That Folds Up | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Concepts like these mean fewer parts needed, less time spent constructing the product, and ultimately less money spent by the consumer. (Would you buy a printer made of cardboard?
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10 Completely Ridiculous Ways the World Has Ended

10 Completely Ridiculous Ways the World Has Ended | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The end of the world is a scary idea, but the way the world ends isn’t always so terrifying. As it turns out, society could collapse or the planet could get destroyed in a variety of dumb and/or ludicrous ways.
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This is why the ocean is full of dead zones

This is why the ocean is full of dead zones | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Every year, a massive "dead zone" develops in the Gulf of Mexico — a region where algae destroys almost all the oxygen in the ocean. No fish or other life forms can survive there. This year's dead zone is roughly 5,840 square miles (see above map).
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American Family Build Doomsday Castle to Survive the Apocalypse

American Family Build Doomsday Castle to Survive the Apocalypse | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Brent Sr. believes the apocalypse will be triggered by a strong electromagnetic pulse, or an EMP, that will take out the entire power grid, plunging mankind back into the Dark Ages.
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Council workers resurfacing road laid tarmac around car

Council workers resurfacing road laid tarmac around car | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Council workers resurfacing a road laid tarmac around someone's car.
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Meet Dickinson Oppong, the Human Water Fountain

Meet Dickinson Oppong, the Human Water Fountain | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The average stomach has a capacity of one liter, but superhuman Dickinson Oppong, from Ghana, is able to drink up to 4.5 liters in under 90 seconds. Crazier still is his capacity to spit it all back out from his stomach, like a human water fountain.
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Predict the weather the way Darwin did on The Beagle

Predict the weather the way Darwin did on The Beagle | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Charles Darwin’s expedition on The Beagle allowed the naturalist to gather evidence for his theory of evolution. The Beagle's commander, Admiral Robert Fitzroy, also had a theory. He used a special jar to help him predict weather.
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Twogging Will Be The Next Internet Craze

Twogging Will Be The Next Internet Craze | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Twerking has been bouncing across the Internet, inspiring the likes of Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and various animals. (You all ready for #twogging?
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Botched Christ fresco restorer opens new art exhibition in Spain - Telegraph

Botched Christ fresco restorer opens new art exhibition in Spain - Telegraph | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Spanish woman whose botched attempt to restore a fresco of Christ inspired ridicule, was celebrating on Tuesday, as her own exhibition pulled in the crowds.
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Detroit advertised wrong date for upcoming election on billboards

Detroit advertised wrong date for upcoming election on billboards | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
DETROIT (Reuters) - Renting billboards to tout Detroit's upcoming election was a good idea until the wrong date was put on 14 of them over this past weekend, city officials said.
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8 Amazing Things To Know About Breasts

8 Amazing Things To Know About Breasts | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ah, breasts. Has ever a body part been so celebrated in art, in literature and in daily life? (8 awesome facts about boobs http://t.co/pAKnVsM7qc)
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Australian Design Company Creates Tent Sneakers for Campers on the Go

Australian Design Company Creates Tent Sneakers for Campers on the Go | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Recently unveiled by Australian design firm Sibling, the Walking Shelter is a one-person tent stored within a pair of sneakers. The human shelter is neatly packed in a netted compartment covering the footwear and can be used pretty much anywhere.
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These abandoned sea forts have been turned into luxury hotels

These abandoned sea forts have been turned into luxury hotels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Back in the mid-19th century, Britain constructed three Solent forts to protect its most important naval base against attacks from Napoleon III's navy. Now, over 150 years later, they're being turned into luxury island retreats.
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TVTJ's curator insight, September 3, 2013 2:16 AM

This is taking innovation to its best. Taking something old and historic that was used as a naval base against attacks over 150 years ago, and turning it into luxurious hotels. This is one of the best ways to catch people interest and persuade them to stay and see what this kind of concept looks and feels like. It makes most other ordinary hotels seem rather boring and no reason to visit unless its for a business etc. Unfortunately, with the costs it needed to achieve this, the price to stay at these hotels may possibly be rather pricey.

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7 Unluckiest People on Earth

7 Unluckiest People on Earth | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From being struck by two atomic bombs, to having your house hit by five hurricanes. These might be the luckiest, or the unluckiest people on earth; the glass is either half full or half empty, judge for yourself.
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