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What Vikings Knew About The Sky That You Don't

What Vikings Knew About The Sky That You Don't | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The sky above us is more complicated than it looks. As the sun moves across the sky, it creates a complicated pattern of polarized light. The Vikings could even use this phenomenon to navigate (so do bees, for the record).
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What the Hell Is This Animal and Why Is It Moving Like That?

What the Hell Is This Animal and Why Is It Moving Like That? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's like some kind of Cthulhu Mythos creature. And it's real.
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Invasion of voracious bullfrogs in Montana

Invasion of voracious bullfrogs in Montana | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
An invasion of American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything — including each other — is spreading downstream along Montana's Yellowstone River and poses a potential threat to native frogs, government scientists said Thursday.
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Giant, Worm-Slurping Leech Filmed For The First Time

Giant, Worm-Slurping Leech Filmed For The First Time | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For the first time, filmmakers in the forests of Borneo's Mount Kinabalu have documented the so-repulsive-it's-captivating behavior of a large, red, worm-guzzling predator.
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A Bite From This Tiny Tick Can Turn You into a Vegetarian

A Bite From This Tiny Tick Can Turn You into a Vegetarian | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The tiny Lone Star tick can succeed where countless health experts and diet planners have failed – this bug has the power to put people off red meat! The tick isn’t vegetarian itself, but it sure can turn you into one for life.
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Before Wasps Enslaved Caterpillars, They Enslaved a Virus

Before Wasps Enslaved Caterpillars, They Enslaved a Virus | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Every day we get more proof that wasps are the most terrifying creatures on the planet. Not only do they mind-control caterpillars and inject them with their wasp babies, they also managed to enslave a virus to do their dirty work for them.
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The Most Absurd Creatures on Earth, From Satanic Geckos to Fairy Armadillos | Science | WIRED

The Most Absurd Creatures on Earth, From Satanic Geckos to Fairy Armadillos | Science | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Well, here we are. Absurd Creature of the Week made it one year without getting canceled. It seems like just yesterday when I awkwardly asked WIRED’s resident GIF expert to make one of a pearlfish swimming up a sea cucumber’s bum.
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Bizarre Sea Creatures Force Scientists To Create New Category Of Life

Bizarre Sea Creatures Force Scientists To Create New Category Of Life | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Marine biologists have identified two new species of sea-dwelling, mushroom-shaped creatures that don't belong to any known taxonomic classification. Say hello to a completely new genus: Dendrogramma.
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Weirdest worm ever? Clawed creature finds its family tree - Fox News

Weirdest worm ever? Clawed creature finds its family tree - Fox News | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Fox NewsWeirdest worm ever? Clawed creature finds its family tree Fox News According to a new study of the creatures' odd claws, Hallucigenia sparsa is the ancestor of modern-day velvet worms, which are strange, sluglike creatures with...
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The Real Plant That Sounds Like a Harry Potter Prank

The Real Plant That Sounds Like a Harry Potter Prank | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If Neville Longbottom ever turned evil, and decided to use his botanical powers to advance his wicked agenda, this is the plant he would use. Dumbcane will take away your power of speech, and then it will kill you.
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California community stumped by mystery animal caught on videotape

California community stumped by mystery animal caught on videotape | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Officials in a Southern California city are trying to identify an animal caught in grainy black-and-white video footage moving quietly through a residential neighborhood, saying the beast does not appear to be a dog or a...
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Lothario Guinea Pig Infiltrates Female Enclosure, Sires Around 400

Lothario Guinea Pig Infiltrates Female Enclosure, Sires Around 400 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Hatton Country Word animal park in Warwickshire, England is about to face something of a population boom, after a male guinea pig escaped the male-only enclosure, found his way to the female pen, and made The Rounds.
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Chimps Are Better at Strategic Reasoning Than Humans Are

Chimps Are Better at Strategic Reasoning Than Humans Are | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Imagine that your boss wants you to work, but you'd rather watch cat videos. Your best strategy is to learn your boss's patterns so that you'll appear hard at work only when she's watching.
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Terrifyingly Brilliant Spider Creates Stunningly Advanced Web

Terrifyingly Brilliant Spider Creates Stunningly Advanced Web | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A European garden spider recently stumbled upon a rather amazing solution to a serious problem. It wanted to weave its web across the top of a garage, but the angle of the roof was too shallow for anchoring.
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Chickens are getting bigger.

Chickens are getting bigger. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Chickens are getting bigger. A lot bigger. A new study charts the growth of the bird to almost 5 times its size from less than 50 years ago.
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Mysterious Green Balls Wash Up on Australian Beach - NBC News

Mysterious Green Balls Wash Up on Australian Beach - NBC News | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Hundreds of tennis ball-sized spongy green spheres have been washing up on Sydney beaches. Some scientists think they are a rare form of algae that usually r...
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This Bizarre "Aragonite Flower" Grows from the Damp Ceilings of Caves

This Bizarre "Aragonite Flower" Grows from the Damp Ceilings of Caves | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It looks like an alien flower, but this spiny tentacle is actually a geological formation. The most awe-inspiring specimens are found in Brazil's limestone cave Caverna da Torrinha.
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10 Strange Natural Defense Mechanisms

10 Strange Natural Defense Mechanisms | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
All living things would do pretty much anything to survive and to insure the lives of their offspring. Check out these 10 unique ways animals (and humans) defend themselves from potential dangers.
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Why Are Some Animals So Weird Looking? - Huffington Post UK

Why Are Some Animals So Weird Looking? - Huffington Post UK | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Why Are Some Animals So Weird Looking?
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The oddly named, Aye aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) native to the biodiversity hub of Madagascar is equally as strange in its appearance, but there is method in its madness.
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The Woodpecker's Guide to Avoiding Head Injuries

The Woodpecker's Guide to Avoiding Head Injuries | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
How do woodpeckers repeatedly hammer their heads into tree trunks without suffering brain damage? Their skull superpowers are made possible by everything from their unique brains, to their hammering techniques.
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Strange and beautiful animals that you probably never heard of.

Strange and beautiful animals that you probably never heard of. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Creatures you Probably Didn't Know Exist. Our amazing planet. (Strange and beautiful animals that you probably never heard of.
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Fata Morganas Make Fantastic Castles Appear Over the Ocean

Fata Morganas Make Fantastic Castles Appear Over the Ocean | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In past centuries, sailors were sometimes surprised to see upside-down ships sailing in the sky, or elaborate castles built on the ocean. When they turned towards them, these apparitions vanished.
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The 10 Cutest Animal Flash Mobs in the World

The 10 Cutest Animal Flash Mobs in the World | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Come with me to a world where huge swarms of animals don't have to be terrifying! Some animals get exponentially cuter as they get together in bigger and bigger groups.
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7 Signs That Humans Are Domestic Animals

7 Signs That Humans Are Domestic Animals | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of years ago, humans were wild animals. Our ancestors roamed the land in search of food by day, and huddled together for safety by night. But then something changed.
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