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7 Unique Valentine's Day Traditions

7 Unique Valentine's Day Traditions | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most countries celebrate Valentine's Day the same way as in the US. Let's take a look at some love traditions that are a bit different.
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Weird Tales: 101 Weird, Strange, and Supernatural Stories Vol. 6

Weird Tales: 101 Weird, Strange, and Supernatural Stories Vol. 6 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
WEIRD TALES Volume 6 contains 101 stories of horror, hauntings, the occult, the supernatural, the strange, and the outlandish.
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Une boutique de ski en France s'amuse avec Street View

Une boutique de ski en France s'amuse avec Street View | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Dans le cadre de Google Maps Business Photo (les visites de boutiques façon Street View), les employés d'une boutique à Besançon se sont amusés à prendre des poses plus loufoques les unes que les autres.
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R2D2 en talons aiguilles

R2D2 en talons aiguilles | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Apparemment, les fans de Star Wars ont plus d’un tour dans leur sac ! Cette fois, c’est un certain Mikeasaurus qui a eu l’idée de créer une paire d’escarpins des plus originales. Les chaussures ont tout bonnement des airs de R2D2 jusqu’aux talons.
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Russian alcohol crackdown topples monument to vodka

Russian alcohol crackdown topples monument to vodka | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian monument to a bottle of vodka has been toppled over fears that it could be seen as an illegal advert for the country's favorite tipple.
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Poor Asians living in cages

Hong Kong is experiencing a housing crisis so severe that many of the city's poor are being forced to live in tiny metal cages stacked on top of each…
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South African skateboarder faces dangerous driving arrest

South African skateboarder faces dangerous driving arrest | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - One of South Africa's top skateboarders is facing arrest over a video posted on YouTube of him careering down a Cape Town street at a professed 110 km/h (68 mph) to set off a speed camera, city officials said on Thursday.
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Rubber chickens, diapers suggested for China's holiday travel

Rubber chickens, diapers suggested for China's holiday travel | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
HAINING, China (Reuters) - A luggage trolley that converts into a seat and a pole with pads that props up sleepy passengers are just a couple of the gadgets intrepid Chinese have devised to help make their annual New Year train trips home a little...
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Canadian prime minister moonlights as author with ice hockey book

Canadian prime minister moonlights as author with ice hockey book | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper, an avid hockey fan, has juggled running the Canadian government with 15-minute daily writing sessions to finish a book on the history of ice hockey.
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Catalan Artist Folds Table Napkins into Awe-Inspiring Masterpieces

Catalan Artist Folds Table Napkins into Awe-Inspiring Masterpieces | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 You might have seen napkins folded into impressive shapes at some fancy dinner, but they probably look like child’s play compared to the masterpieces created by Catalan artist Joan Sallas.
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Pisco the Therapy Llama

Pisco the Therapy Llama | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Terminally ill patients in a Colorado are getting an unexpected visitor: a 13-year-old llama pal. See our photos of Pisco the Therapy Llama.
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Reports of lake monster spark skepticism

Reports of lake monster spark skepticism | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For centuries, strange reports of a large, underwater creature have come from people living near the remote Lake Labynkyr in Siberia.
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Eye doctor offers beer and cocktails to patients before exams

A New York optometrist has devised a somewhat unorthodox method for helping patients to relax before their eye exam: get 'em liquored up. That's right,…
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Cat survives 35-minute cycle in washing machine

Cat survives 35-minute cycle in washing machine | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Daryl Humdy of Oakland has been awarded a prize by VPI Pet Insurance after his Siberian Forest cat, Natasha, accidentally went through an entire wash cycle that lasted 35 minutes.
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Turkey: Doctors report discovery of real-life vampire

An unnamed 23-year-old married man in Turkey is being described by doctors as a real-life vampire. In the case report, released February 8, doctors…
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Refusée par la Maison Blanche, l'Etoile de la Mort arrive sur Kickstarter

Refusée par la Maison Blanche, l'Etoile de la Mort arrive sur Kickstarter | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Après avoir été refusé par la Maison Blanche, le projet de construction d’Étoile Noire refait surface, sur le site de crowdfunding Kickstarter cette fois.
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Self-Taught Amateur Artist Paints with Ground Coffee and a Pinch of Sand

Self-Taught Amateur Artist Paints with Ground Coffee and a Pinch of Sand | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 Alexander Wald works as a plumber in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, but in his spare time he likes to exercise his artistic talents by painting with unusual mediums like ground coffee and sand.
Painting with coffee is not exactly unheard of.
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Hong Kong snake kings a dying breed

Hong Kong snake kings a dying breed | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Hong Kong (Reuters) - When a king cobra lunges at Chau Ka-ling as the door to its wooden cage falls open in her busy Hong Kong restaurant, she just laughs, then pulls it gently into her arms.
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German dumpster divers get connected to wage war on food waste

German dumpster divers get connected to wage war on food waste | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
BERLIN (Reuters) - Just past midnight behind a Berlin supermarket, two youngsters with flashlights strapped to their woolen hats sift through trash cans for food that is still edible, load their bikes with bread, vegetables and chocolate Santas and...
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Canadian pens erotic answer to "Fifty Shades" as a dare

Canadian pens erotic answer to "Fifty Shades" as a dare | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Reuters) - Canadian novelist Lisa Gabriele never felt she was especially good at writing sex scenes, but when an editor dared her to write an erotic novel to rival the wildly popular global hit "Fifty Shades of Grey," she took up the...
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Chinese Grandma Spends All Her Life Savings Taking Care of Stray Dogs and Cats

Chinese Grandma Spends All Her Life Savings Taking Care of Stray Dogs and Cats | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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Grandma Bai, a 64-year-old animal lover from Chongqing, China, has spent the last 15 years taking care of stray dogs and cats, and has exhausted all her life savings in the process.
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Singing Korean airmen score a hit with love, snow and "Les Mis"

Singing Korean airmen score a hit with love, snow and "Les Mis" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean military conscripts may have dreamed a dream of defending the homeland, but their life is one of snow shovelling and thwarted love - at least in a parody of "Les Miserables" starring real airmen that has become an...
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Extreme Mountain Unicycling Is as Crazy as It Sounds

Extreme Mountain Unicycling Is as Crazy as It Sounds | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 As if coming down the side of a mountain on two wheels wasn’t hard enough, thrill-seekers have come up with an even crazier sport – extreme mountain unicycling. Saying this sport is dangerous and difficult is probably a huge understatement.
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Living with Wolves – The Amazing Story of Werner Freund

Living with Wolves – The Amazing Story of Werner Freund | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 79-year-old Werner Freund has a unique gift. The ex-paratrooper and now wolf-researcher from Germany can get along with wolves so well, it’s almost like he’s a member of their pack.
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