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The Balinese “Deaf Village” Where Everyone Knows Sign Language

The Balinese “Deaf Village” Where Everyone Knows Sign Language | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In the remote Balinese village of Bengkala every one of the 3,000-odd residents can fluently communicate in kata kolok, a centuries-old sign language, and people with speech and hearing deficiencies are always treated with respect.Read More...
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10 People Who Won The Bet But Lost Their Life

10 People Who Won The Bet But Lost Their Life | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's an odd fact of human nature that some people are willing to risk their life for the sake of winning a stupid bet.
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This Chemist Discovered how to Salvage Useless Photos with a Dash of Radioactivity

This Chemist Discovered how to Salvage Useless Photos with a Dash of Radioactivity | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When NASA hired chemist Barbara Askins to salvage the photos they were getting back from astronauts, they never expected she’d revolutionize how to restore details to underexposed photographs.
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Man Generates Almost No Garbage in Two and a Half Year Trash-Free Experiment

Darshan Karwat, a post-doctorate at the University of Michigan, is making headlines for having maintained an incredibly frugal and sustainable lifestyle during his student years.
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Rich Kids Who Killed Their Parents #3: The Narcissist and His Claw Hammer

Rich Kids Who Killed Their Parents #3: The Narcissist and His Claw Hammer | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Eighteen-year-old Brian Blackwell was so bright his nickname was “Brains.” But that intelligence, which earned him top marks in school, also enabled him to craft an elaborate fantasy world—one he needed his parents’ money to sustain, and one he was...
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Rich Kids Who Killed Their Parents #2: If At First You Don't Succeed, Get a Gun

Rich Kids Who Killed Their Parents #2: If At First You Don't Succeed, Get a Gun | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Last week, we learned about a group of Texas youths who decided killing one young man’s parents was the best get-rich-quick plan.
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The Physicist Who Defied the Temperance Laws of 1905 Berkeley

The Physicist Who Defied the Temperance Laws of 1905 Berkeley | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ludwig Boltzmann is best known as the Austrian physicist who wrote down the statistical formula for entropy, but if the physics thing hadn’t worked out, he would have made an excellent travel writer.
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Russian Tax Collectors to Be Given Money-Scented Soap to Make Them More Enthusiastic about Collecting Taxes

Russian Tax Collectors to Be Given Money-Scented Soap to Make Them More Enthusiastic about Collecting Taxes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In a bid to make Russian tax collectors more interested in their jobs, a local government has come up with a rather bizarre scheme – providing them with money-scented soap!
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8 Inspirational Plus-Size People in Sports

8 Inspirational Plus-Size People in Sports | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Fat shamers always excuse their behavior by saying that overweight people are unhealthy, but that's not necessarily true. Take a look at eight athletes that will change your perception of what is considered fit.
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Chinese Man Builds Shrine to Curse Person Who Smashed His Car Window

Chinese Man Builds Shrine to Curse Person Who Smashed His Car Window | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A car owner in Kunming, southwest China, has come up with an unusual way to punish the vandal who dared smash his car window – he actually set up an elaborate shrine around his car and asked the gods of the underworld to curse him.Read More...
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Allegedly Telepathic Five-Year-Old Gets Tested by Scientists

Allegedly Telepathic Five-Year-Old Gets Tested by Scientists | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Five-year-old Ramses Sanguino is no ordinary child. The boy is being hailed as telepathic after his mother recently posted a video of him apparently reading her mind and reciting numbers that she wrote down without his knowledge.
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'I Thought I Was Crazy': Medical Mystery Solved

'I Thought I Was Crazy': Medical Mystery Solved | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Minnesota woman tortured by the sounds of her own body finally finds a diagnosis and medical help. KBJR's Michelle Lee reports.
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This Japanese Maid Cafe Is Staffed Exclusively by Chubby Girls

This Japanese Maid Cafe Is Staffed Exclusively by Chubby Girls | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
At Shangrila, a newly opened cafe in Akihabara, Tokyo, the waiting staff is made up of well-rounded young women, playfully nicknamed ‘marshmallow girls’. Read More
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Meet the Last Person Ever to Be Publicly Executed Via Guillotine in France

Meet the Last Person Ever to Be Publicly Executed Via Guillotine in France | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
On June 17, 1939, Eugen Weidmann—a slick, handsome 31-year-old German—became the last person to be publicly executed via guillotine in France.
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Former Chinese Millionaire Left Penniless After Pouring All His Fortune into Rescuing Dogs

Former Chinese Millionaire Left Penniless After Pouring All His Fortune into Rescuing Dogs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
At age 29, Wang Yan has earned and lost more money than most people would in a lifetime. He used to be a millionaire businessman with a successful steel factory in Changchun, in China’s Jilin province.
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Syrian Refugee Feeds Berlin Homeless as Way to Give Back to German People

Syrian Refugee Feeds Berlin Homeless as Way to Give Back to German People | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Despite having lost everything, a Syrian refugee is doing his bit to return the kindness extended to him by German locals.
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Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real

Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Entanglement is one of the strangest aspects of quantum mechanics, whereby two subatomic particles can be so closely connected that one can seem to influence the other even across long distances.
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Meet Fray Tormenta, the Wrestling Priest Who Inspired Nacho Libre

It’s a little known fact that Nacho Libre, a character played by Jack Black in the 2006 eponymous movie, is actually based on a legendary real-life Mexican wrestling priest.
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Doppelgangers: 8 Stories of People Who Met Their Unrelated Twins

Doppelgangers: 8 Stories of People Who Met Their Unrelated Twins | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Did you ever dream of having a twin? Maybe there is someone that looks exactly like you living just around the corner. Take a look at these strangers who are total look-alikes.
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Indian Cook Can Dip Hands in Boiling Oil without Pain or Injury

Indian Cook Can Dip Hands in Boiling Oil without Pain or Injury | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Prem Kumar, from New Delhi, India, regularly shocks people with his high tolerance to heat – the man can fry fish with his bare hands, dipping them into and out of a wok of boiling oil.
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Listen To The Real Reason Ian Fleming Began Writing James Bond Novels

Listen To The Real Reason Ian Fleming Began Writing James Bond Novels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ian Fleming didn’t really set out to be a great writer when he first sat down to type what would eventually become Casino Royale—and create the pop culture icon in James Bond that we still experience to this day.
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