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The Amazing Rice Grain Artworks of Chen Forng-Shean

The Amazing Rice Grain Artworks of Chen Forng-Shean | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-Shean uses little things like grains of rice and sand to create awe-inspiring miniature artworks. The self-taught artist spends up to several months in front of a magnifying glass, working on a single piece.

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Abigail Humphries's curator insight, September 19, 2013 10:09 AM

This is seriously impressive.

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Australian outlaw Ned Kelly to be laid to rest, 132 years later

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly to be laid to rest, 132 years later | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The remains of Australia's most famous outlaw, Ned Kelly, are finally to be laid to rest, 132 years after he was hanged for murder.
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Ugly Model Agency Redefines Fashion Business Standards

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Every model agency has strict criteria based on which they select their workforce, and so does the Ugly Models Agency. As the name suggests, of course, you have to be ugly. Well, ‘unusual-looking’, to be more specific.
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Weird Interview Questions

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There are interview questions that are difficult to answer, some that are just typical interview questions, and there are some that are just, well, a bit weird. Glassdoor.com has spent some time going through the more than ...
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Dog Attends Daily Mass at Church Where Dead Owner Used to Go

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Ciccio, a 12-year-old German shepherd, whose owner passed away two months ago, visits the church she used to frequent and where her funeral was celebrated, patiently waiting for her to return.
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The Fattening Farms of Mauritania – Force-Feeding Young Girls in the name of Beauty

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While the whole world is obsessed over getting thin, it seems there are far-flung places in the world today where fat is still considered a thing of beauty. Not in a good way, though.

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Okunoshima Island – Japan’s Rabbit Paradise

Okunoshima Island – Japan’s Rabbit Paradise | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Okunoshima is a small Japanese island, located in the Inland Sea of Japan, in the Hiroshima Prefecture. What’s special about this place is that it is completely crawling with rabbits – a bunny paradise of sorts.

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Recrute-moi Bon Sang ! - Parodie de "Call me Maybe"

MAJ - Mickael a-t'il trouvé un job ? Réponse ici http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leQIi36WccM&feature=youtu.be -------------------------------- Mickaël Rivière...
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Christmas Flash Mob by Journey of Faith at South Bay Galleria - official video - YouTube

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Japan’s “Infidelity Phone” Keeps Extramarital Affairs Private

Japan’s “Infidelity Phone” Keeps Extramarital Affairs Private | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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These days, the world is going crazy over smartphones, but in Japan, people who engage in extramarital relations remain faithful to a seemingly outdated mobile phone which does a great job of keeping their affairs private.
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Meet the Guy Who Built a Train in His Basement

Meet the Guy Who Built a Train in His Basement | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 Canadian Jason Schron loves VIA trains so much that he actually spent four and a half years and $10,000 building his own genuine replica of a 1980s VIA train cart, accurate down to the tiniest details, right in the basement of his home,...
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The Amazing Tree Houses of the Korowai Tribe

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In our part of the world, grown-ups are known to build tree houses for their kids, but there exists a parallel culture on this very planet, where the grown-ups themselves live in tree houses.

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Sci-Fi Speed Dating – Because Geeks Need Love Too

Sci-Fi Speed Dating – Because Geeks Need Love Too | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

It’s hard out there for a geek, especially when it comes to finding a date, but thanks to events like Sci-Fi Speed Dating, comic-book and video game enthusiasts actually have a chance of finding a special someone who shares their interests.

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Woman crashes train into house in Sweden

Woman crashes train into house in Sweden | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A cleaning lady stole a train and drove it off the end of the tracks and smashed into a house in Sweden on Tuesday, injuring only herself in an incident police are investigating.
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Tibetan Sand Mandalas – The Sacred Art of Painting with Colored Sand

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Demolishing sand castles can be great fun. But what if you had spent weeks creating it painstakingly, only to have it destroyed at the end? Heart breaking, isn’t it?
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Tibetan Sand Mandalas are so impressive.
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Neely Steinberg: The Bizarre Dating Rituals of the Nacirema

Neely Steinberg: The Bizarre Dating Rituals of the Nacirema | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In an odd and rather sad twist, many Nacirema women have been known to engage in elaborate chants in which they punish themselves emotionally and mentally by putting themselves down. They sing these songs or chants ...
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Robot Band Compressorhead Puts the “Metal” in Heavy Metal

Robot Band Compressorhead Puts the “Metal” in Heavy Metal | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Compressorhead is not your usual heavy-metal rock group. The band’s three members are all robots, but they’ve proven they can cover hits by rock legends like Motorhead or AC/DC honorably.

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Return of the Invisible Man – New Stunning Camouflage Works by Liu Bolin

Return of the Invisible Man – New Stunning Camouflage Works by Liu Bolin | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Liu Bolin, the man who took the international art world by storm, in 2009, with his incredible ability to merge with the environment, has returned with a new series that makes him even harder to spot.

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Self-Taught Ninja Slices Soda Cans with Plastic Playing Cards

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A man from China’s Hubei Province has recently become an internet celebrity of sorts, after a video of him throwing plastic playing cards at soda cans and actually putting holes in them, went viral.
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Nouveau record au championnat du monde des créneaux

Nouveau record au championnat du monde des créneaux | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Seriez-vous capable d'en faire autant ?
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Nigerian Artisan Covers Car in Woven Raffia Palm Cane to Advertise His Business

Nigerian Artisan Covers Car in Woven Raffia Palm Cane to Advertise His Business | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Ojo Obaniyi, a talented artisan from the Nigerian city of Ibadan has come up with an ingenious way of advertising his raffia palm cane weaving services – he covered the inside and outside of his Volkswagen pickup in the natural material.

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Creepy Spider Dress Protects Wearer’s Personal Space

Creepy Spider Dress Protects Wearer’s Personal Space | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Don’t you hate it when total strangers invade your personal space by getting a little too close for comfort?

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