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12 Funniest Findings in Google Translate

12 Funniest Findings in Google Translate | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Look what people found while using the most popular translator in the world.
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12 of the Best Parents Ever

12 of the Best Parents Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Educating a child is no easy task. Let's applaud these parents for being creative, whether failing or not.
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Italian Artist Turns River Stones into Life-Like Works of Art

Italian Artist Turns River Stones into Life-Like Works of Art | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 River rocks may not seem very interesting to you, but once you see what Italian rock painter Ernestina Gallina can do with them, I’ll bet you’ll see them in a new light.
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The Mammoth Book of Weird But True

The Mammoth Book of Weird But True | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A giant humorous collection of funny news stories, whacky phenomena, hilarious blunders and gaffes—over 1000 extraordinary cases from around the world. Who needs urban legends, when these are all true?
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Designer Covers $500,000 Gold Ring with a Piece of His Own Skin

Designer Covers $500,000 Gold Ring with a Piece of His Own Skin | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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The Forget Me Knot gold ring created by Icelandic fashion designer Sruli Recht is not your usual piece of luxury jewelry. The artist had a strip of his own skin surgically removed and mounted on a 24-karat-gold band.
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Brazilian Company Offers Fake Facebook Girlfriends for $20

Brazilian Company Offers Fake Facebook Girlfriends for $20 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Do you want to make your ex-girlfriend by hooking up with a hot chick on Facebook? Are your parents pressuring you to go out and get a date? Are you tired of being teased about not having a girlfriend?

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Benjamin Shine Creates Incredible Portraits with Tulle

Benjamin Shine Creates Incredible Portraits with Tulle | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most people use tulle netting to create dresses, but artist Benjamin Shine folds and presses the fabric with a clothes iron to create beautiful portraits (Artist Creates Hauntingly Realistic Portraits with Tulle Netting
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14 of the Most Bizarre Fast Food Reviews on YouTube

14 of the Most Bizarre Fast Food Reviews on YouTube | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We have our own history of weird food reviews, but man, we've got nothing on YouTube. Here are 14 of the weirdest we could find, but let us know if we've missed any standouts.
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With an air kiss or empty hug, Te'oing is Twitter craze

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Manti Te'o, the Notre Dame linebacker entangled in a girlfriend hoax that gives a whole new meaning to the term "air kiss," is inspiring a new fad racing through social media: Te'oing.
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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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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

Weird Interview Questions | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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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10 Oddest Woman Only/Man Only Services

10 Oddest Woman Only/Man Only Services | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It used to be that men and women were only separated in the bathroom. Nowadays, a variety of services cater to separate sexes – here are some of the most unusual.
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10 Commonly Used Expressions and Their Bizarre Origins

10 Commonly Used Expressions and Their Bizarre Origins | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We all use these sayings in our every day vocabulary without really knowing where they came from or how the meaning has changed over the years. Some of them are odd, and some are very funny. Here's a top ten of the most commonly used expressions.
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French Company Offers Thrill-Seekers the Chance to Be Kidnapped

French Company Offers Thrill-Seekers the Chance to Be Kidnapped | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

A basic abduction package in France will cost you about $1,300. No, not the ransom, but actually getting yourself kidnapped.

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Man run over by van with dog behind the wheel

Man run over by van with dog behind the wheel | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A Florida man has died after a dog jumped into a van and pushed the accelerator, causing the vehicle to strike the man as he opened a gate outside of his home, authorities said.
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Couple glues 60,000 pennies to bedroom floor

Couple glues 60,000 pennies to bedroom floor | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ryan Lange and Emily Belden were looking for inspiration while deciding how to renovate their room. That inspiration finally came from a quick glance at a jar of change.
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Minor dog bite causes woman to lose limbs

Doctors were initially baffled by the extreme reaction that 48-year-old Texas mom Robin Sullins had to a minor dog bite. According to Fox News ,...
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The Unique Way This 77 Year Old Stays Fit

The Unique Way This 77 Year Old Stays Fit | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
There are a number of post 50s out there who put younger bodies to shame with their chiseled physiques and youthful features. Guinness World Record holder Ernestine Shepherd lifted her way to fitness, as did bodybuilder Jim Morris.
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ENORMOUS WALL OF SAND HITS AUSTRALIAN COAST

ENORMOUS WALL OF SAND HITS AUSTRALIAN COAST | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Brett Martin, a tugboat worker, captured this amazing photograph of the incoming dust tsunami.
Check out these amazing photos coming out of Australia today.
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Canada put "wrong" maple leaf on new Canadian dollar 20 bill: expert

Canada put "wrong" maple leaf on new Canadian dollar 20 bill: expert | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada has barked up the wrong maple tree with its new plastic banknotes, using a foreign Norway maple leaf as the emblem on the notes instead of the sugar maple that the country has on its national flag, an...
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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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Abigail Humphries's comment, September 19, 2013 10:02 AM
Tibetan Sand Mandalas are so impressive.