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Turkish Man Wears Copper Wire Cage on His Head to Quit Smoking

Turkish Man Wears Copper Wire Cage on His Head to Quit Smoking | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The things people will put themselves through to give up smoking. Case in point İbrahim Yücel, a 42-year-old smoker from Kütahya, Turkey who recently decided to wear a locked metal cage over his head to fight his addiction.
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Malaysian Artist Makes Celebrity Portraits from Scribbles

Malaysian Artist Makes Celebrity Portraits from Scribbles | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For the average illustrator, scribbling isn’t the best way to create realistic-looking portraits. But then again, Vince Low isn’t your average illustrator.
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Remains of New York woman missing for 28 years found in wall

Remains of New York woman missing for 28 years found in wall | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The remains of a New York schoolteacher who disappeared nearly 28 years ago have been discovered hidden in a false basement wall in the house where she lived with her husband, police said on Tuesday.
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Beautiful bird sculptures made entirely of typewriter parts

Beautiful bird sculptures made entirely of typewriter parts | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Oakland-based artist Jeremy Mayer has an impressive knack for recycling typewriters into marvelous anatomical sculptures.

 

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The plot to kill Einstein

The plot to kill Einstein | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Let's say that you found out that someone was conspiring to kill the most celebrated scientist of the twentieth century. What exactly would the penalty for that be? Whatever you're thinking, you're wrong.
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Elderly Hong Kong Man Finds Out He Is a Woman

Elderly Hong Kong Man Finds Out He Is a Woman | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In what may be one of the most surprising diagnosis in medical history, a 66-year-old Vietnam-born Chinese man was found to be a woman after all.

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Naked News: Nude Man Busts Into Fashion Show

Naked News: Nude Man Busts Into Fashion Show | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's this summer's hot new look: Nothing at all.Actually, this naked man on the Dolce & Gabbana runway isn't showing off a new line of non-clothes. He's streaking... or maybe even protesting.

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Quantum tunneling allows "impossible" molecules to form in space

Quantum tunneling allows "impossible" molecules to form in space | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The extreme cold of space should make chemical reactions next to impossible, particularly those involving the formation of complex molecules.

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And now, a galaxy that looks just like a dolphin

And now, a galaxy that looks just like a dolphin | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Well, if we're being technical, this galaxy actually takes its nickname from another cetacean. Once a spiral galaxy much like our own, NGC 2936 was twisted all out of shape by its behemoth neighbor. The result?

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Meet the Man Who Decodes the Ancient Secrets of Alchemy

Meet the Man Who Decodes the Ancient Secrets of Alchemy | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Even the most amazing accomplishments of modern-day science will never be able to hold a candle to the impossible powers promised by alchemy.
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8 Suicide Survivors Who Got Another Chance at Life

8 Suicide Survivors Who Got Another Chance at Life | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
About one suicide is committed every 40 seconds somewhere in the world, but some people are fortunate enough to receive a second chance at life. Check out eight amazing stories about people who came back from their darkest moment.

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What Lies Beneath: Epic Scenes From NYC's Magnificent Underground Tunnels

What Lies Beneath: Epic Scenes From NYC's Magnificent Underground Tunnels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
While most photographers jostle to document life on street level, Patrick Cashin alone gets to capture everything going on beneath NYC's surface.

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Lock-picking cockatoos prove yet again that birds are freakin’ smart

Lock-picking cockatoos prove yet again that birds are freakin’ smart | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A group of Goffin's cockatoos just impressed the hell out of researchers from Oxford after they picked their way through a series of five complex locks to reach a reward.
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8 Unique UFO Shaped Buildings

8 Unique UFO Shaped Buildings | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
8 Unique UFO Shaped Buildings:
Photos include the Flying Saucer House in Chattanooga, and the Chemosphere Hou... http://t.co/4ZQ5xNJDk8
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9 Controversial Rituals Still Practiced Today

9 Controversial Rituals Still Practiced Today | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From eating dead people's ashes to cannibalism. Believe it or not, these rituals are still being practised today. Check out some of the most controversial rituals from around the world!
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Top 10 Dumbest Evil Geniuses Of All Time

Top 10 Dumbest Evil Geniuses Of All Time | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Attention evil geniuses! Do you know the ten terrible mistakes that can doom your brilliantest imbroglios to bitter failure? Study the examples of the ten most moronic super-geniuses of all time, and avoid their dreadful fates!
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What the Quack? Australia’s Amazing Flying Duck Orchid

What the Quack? Australia’s Amazing Flying Duck Orchid | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Just like the Monkey Orchid we posted about a few weeks ago gets its name from its remarkable resemblance to a smiling monkey, the Flying Duck Orchid got its name for looking like a tiny duck with its head and beak held high and wings swept back.
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Artist Spends Years Working on Just One of His Incredibly Detailed Drawings

Artist Spends Years Working on Just One of His Incredibly Detailed Drawings | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The pen-and-ink drawings of Manabu Ikeda are enormous in both size and detail.

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Doctor Who engagement photoshoot is seriously spot-on fantastic

Doctor Who engagement photoshoot is seriously spot-on fantastic | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We've seen plenty of fantastic science fiction wedding revelry lately, but this Doctor Who engagement photo session (including a TARDIS built by the bride's father) floors us with its style. The whole thing is really quite lovely.

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This Is What It Feels Like to Pass Through A Singularity

This Is What It Feels Like to Pass Through A Singularity | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The government has an automated system to track your movements and monitor who your friends are. Our news comes from remote-controlled "drone reporters." There's a device in your pocket that can produce a sex partner for you at the touch of a button.

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Madagascar's Bizarre Solution For Their Tortoise Extinction Problem

Madagascar's Bizarre Solution For Their Tortoise Extinction Problem | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From Crystal Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor: Two millennia ago, millions of giant tortoises roamed Madagascar, an island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa that is rich in species found nowhere else on Earth.

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8 Strangest Banknotes

8 Strangest Banknotes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From banknotes created for WWII Concentration Camps, to Zimbabwe's 100 trillion dollars notes, meet some of the weirdest bills ever printed.
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Scientists use plastic wrap to make a wall "sonically invisible"

Scientists use plastic wrap to make a wall "sonically invisible" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Just when you thought you needed a lot of money to do physics experiments, along comes a team of scientists in Japan and Korea making a wall sonically invisible with plastic wrap.

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You Can Explore the Ghost Island That Inspired Skyfall on Street View

You Can Explore the Ghost Island That Inspired Skyfall on Street View | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If this view looks familiar, it's because it was the inspiration for the Javier Bardem's cyberterrorist HQ in Skyfall. Now, you can explore the real-life island on Street View.

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