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Scientists claim that Quantum Theory proves consciousness moves to another universe at death -- Sott.net

A book titled Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. The...
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North Dakota coffee shop has no employees, runs entirely on the honor system…and it’s working

North Dakota coffee shop has no employees, runs entirely on the honor system…and it’s working | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
In the town of Valley City, North Dakota, a former bank has been renovated and is now The Vault, a go-to coffee shop for the small community. Of course it has coffee, tea, and a few pastries...otherwise it wouldn't really be a coffee shop. But what it...
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Device exploded in bomber's face after he 'forgot about clocks changing' - Telegraph

Device exploded in bomber's face after he 'forgot about clocks changing' - Telegraph | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Irish bomber blew himself up after device went off too soon 'because he forgot to put his watch forward'
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Woman hides in man's closet for a year

Woman hides in man's closet for a year | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
A homeless woman in Japan managed to sneak into a man’s house and lived undetected in his closet for a year – and was only arrested after he became suspicious when food mysteriously began disappearing. Police found the 58-year-old woman on Thursday, hiding in the top compartment of the man’s closet. They arrested her for […]
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LiveLeak.com - Divers on Body Retrieval Mission Find a LIVE Nigerian cook who survived 3 Days Under Sea in Shipwreck Air Bubble

Cook is found alive while 11 of his mates drowned.
Harrison Okene- Rescued from the sunken vessel Jascon 4 off Nigeria. Saturation divers preformed the task on the 28th May 2013
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Car Mechanic Dreams Up a Tool to Ease Births

Car Mechanic Dreams Up a Tool to Ease Births | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
An Argentine car mechanic adapted a method to retrieve a cork from a wine bottle to develop a device that could be used to save a baby stuck in the birth canal.
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Trees Trap Ants Into Sweet Servitude

Trees Trap Ants Into Sweet Servitude | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Acacia nectar makes ants chemically dependent on the sugar of the same trees that they guard.
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The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia | VICE United States

The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia | VICE United States | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
For a while, the residents of Manitoba Colony thought demons were raping the town’s women. There was no other explanation.
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Second 'sea serpent' in a week washes up in southern California

Second 'sea serpent' in a week washes up in southern California | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Fourteen-feet-long deep-sea oarfish attracts gawkers to beach while rare sabre-tooth whale is found dead further up coast
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'Radiation-eating' Fungi Finding Could Trigger Recalculation Of Earth's Energy Balance And Help Feed Astronauts

'Radiation-eating' Fungi Finding Could Trigger Recalculation Of Earth's Energy Balance And Help Feed Astronauts | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Scientists have long assumed that fungi exist mainly to decompose matter into chemicals that other organisms can then use.
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Lake That Turns Animals to Stone? Not Quite : DNews

Lake That Turns Animals to Stone? Not Quite : DNews | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Lake Natron in Tanzania is one of the most serene lakes in Africa, but it's also the source of some phantasmagorical photographs.
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Osama Bin Laden raid exposed as a complete lie by Pakistani National TV

Osama Bin Laden raid exposed as a complete lie by Pakistani National TV | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Pakistani National TV Reveals That OBama’s Claim To Have Killed Osama Bin Laden Is : “AN AMERICAN HOAX.”
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Glenn Greenwauld has mentioned something about this, and hints have been circulating around the internet for weeks. Possibly this is 100% conspiracy nonsense, possibly our whole story (as filmed in lavish detail and nominated for an Oscar) is a fabrication.

Skip to the end section for an assessment of the evidence. 

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Jack The Ripper Mystery Solved?

Jack The Ripper Mystery Solved? | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
For just over 125 years, the mystery of the Jack the Ripper serial murders has been fodder for books, movies and periodic re-openings of the unsolved cases.
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Giant Hole In Siberia Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads

Giant Hole In Siberia Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
A giant hole has opened up in Siberia, and nobody quite knows why.

The massive hole, which spans about 262 feet in diameter, was spotted recently on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia, commonly known as the "end of the world," The Siberian Ti...
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German man locked up over HVB bank allegations may have been telling truth

German man locked up over HVB bank allegations may have been telling truth | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Gustl Mollath was put in a psychiatric unit for claiming his wife was involved in money-laundering at the Bavarian bank. But seven years on evidence has emerged that could set him free
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German language in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

German language in the United States

Although over 50 million Americans claim German ancestry, which makes them the largest single ethnic group in the country, only around 1.38 million people speak German in the United States. It is the second most spoken language in North Dakota.

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German used to be the second most spoken language, with German newspapers and whole populations only able to speak it, many public schools taught their children entirely in German:

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Exploding Sperm Whale: Faroe Islands Biologist Cuts Open A Dead Whale, Horrific Scene Ensues [VIDEO]

Exploding Sperm Whale: Faroe Islands Biologist Cuts Open A Dead Whale, Horrific Scene Ensues [VIDEO] | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
A beached whale exploded in the Faroe Islands after a marine biologist cut it open. After being dead for two days, the whale was filled with methane that occurred from decomposition.
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Bison is Alberta man's 'best friend'

Bison is Alberta man's 'best friend' | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Jim Sautner talks with CBC's Allison Devereaux about his unusual, and very large, pet.
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You - SlumberWise

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You - SlumberWise | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre.
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10 Vagina Cakes For Baby Showers That Are Disturbing And Awesome

10 Vagina Cakes For Baby Showers That Are Disturbing And Awesome | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Vagina cakes are all-the-rage for baby showers. Here’s 10 awesomely disturbing ones.
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David Owen: Why Do Pandas Have Such Difficulty Breeding in Zoos?

David Owen: Why Do Pandas Have Such Difficulty Breeding in Zoos? | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Tian Tian and Mei Xiang, the pair of giant pandas at the National Zoo, in Washington, D.C., have been together since 2000, but they have produced just two cubs, both by artificial insemination.
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Contrary to Popular Belief, Lake Natron Does Not Instantly Turn Birds To Stone

Contrary to Popular Belief, Lake Natron Does Not Instantly Turn Birds To Stone | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
Sometimes the media does this thing where it takes something incredibly fascinating and turns into a crappy game of telephone, and at the end everybody believes something completely fake.
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Terrifying Lake Turns Birds Into Statues

Terrifying Lake Turns Birds Into Statues | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
A post by Jesse Fernandez.Lake Natron is an insidious trap for the birds of northern Tanzania: The terrifying lake turns to stone all birds that are foolish enough to immerse themselves or unlucky enough to fall into its deceptive water.Volcanic ...
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Sadly, this is a real horror show  --

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It's not the morphine, it's the size of the cage: Rat Park experiment upturns conventional wisdom about addiction

It's not the morphine, it's the size of the cage: Rat Park experiment upturns conventional wisdom about addiction | Stranger Than Fiction | Scoop.it
We all learned this in DARE class. About the rats in a cage who can self-administer morphine who get addicted to the stuff, and then just hit that lever until they die. A seemingly keystone...
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