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The Wondrous Strange
Tracking the unusual, the eclectic, the interesting side of life !
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Dentist Wants To Use Tooth DNA To Clone John Lennon, Raise as His Son

Dentist Wants To Use Tooth DNA To Clone John Lennon, Raise as His Son | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Dr. Michael Zuk is the owner of a molar from dead Beatles star and says it would be simple to use tooth's DNA to clone him anew !

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Diamond the size of Earth discovered in space

Diamond the size of Earth discovered in space | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Astronomers have identified what might be one of the strangest stars in our galaxy: an incredibly cold, ancient and faint white dwarf that has crystallized into a diamond the size of Earth

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Alien life exists and could be found within 20 years, astronomers tell Congress

Alien life exists and could be found within 20 years, astronomers tell Congress | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Two of the world's preeminent extraterrestrial astronomers have told US Congress that there is almost certainly alien life out there in the universe.

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Only known chimp war reveals how societies splinter - Amazing research

Only known chimp war reveals how societies splinter - Amazing research | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The four-year war that shattered a chimp society in the 1970s shows similarities between the ways chimpanzee and human societies break down

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Artists Etch Microscopic Castles on Individual Grains of Sand

Artists Etch Microscopic Castles on Individual Grains of Sand | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Artist Vik Muniz teamed up with MIT researcher Marcel Coelho to create something completely unique 

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World's Oldest Lunar Calendar Found In Serbia? Carved Tusk Features 28 Markings

World's Oldest Lunar Calendar Found In Serbia? Carved Tusk Features 28 Markings | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Archaeologists speculate that the unusually decorated wild boar tusk could have helped with planting of crops or even planning a family

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Human Punching Bag Earns a Living by Getting Punched in the Stomach

Human Punching Bag Earns a Living by Getting Punched in the Stomach | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

48-year-old Xie Shuiping, from China, has earned the nickname 'human punching bag', after it was reported he makes a living by letting people punch him in the stomach for a fee

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Scientists find a winning strategy for rock-paper-scissors

Scientists find a winning strategy for rock-paper-scissors | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A new study applies statistics, probability, and psychology to RPS.

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Mite Overtakes Cheetah To Become World's Fastest Land Animal !

Mite Overtakes Cheetah To Become World's Fastest Land Animal ! | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Researchers used film to determine the world's fastest land animal, which is not a cheetah or roadrunner, but a mite no larger than a sesame seed. 

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Dumb bank robber leaves behind his demand note - including his name on the back!

Dumb bank robber leaves behind his demand note - including his name on the back! | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

As bank robbers go, this guy was no pro.

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Booksellers claim to have found Shakespeare's annotated dictionary

Booksellers claim to have found Shakespeare's annotated dictionary | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

If it's real, it's the literary find of the century. New York antiquarian booksellers Daniel Wechsler and George Koppelman believe they have found William Shakespeare's annotated dictionary.

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The Aquatic Perambulator - A Device That Lets You Take Your Fish for a Walk!

The Aquatic Perambulator - A Device That Lets You Take Your Fish for a Walk! | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

An English steel worker spent years designing a device that would allow him to take his pet fish for a walk. It's called an Aquatic Perambulator.

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25 Dead Cats Found Hanging in NYC

25 Dead Cats Found Hanging in NYC | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Macabre find made by public workers in woodland in  Yonkers suburb of New York City

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Tiny, Beating Hearts Grown In A Laboratory

Tiny, Beating Hearts Grown In A Laboratory | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Miniature human hearts that beat of their own accord have been grown in a lab

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Was There A Ghost On The Pitch At The German Football Cup Final?

Was There A Ghost On The Pitch At The German Football Cup Final? | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A shadowy form appears to run across the pitch at this point in the game, judge for yourself ! (VIDEO)

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New York Man Sues City For More Money Than Exists On Earth

New York Man Sues City For More Money Than Exists On Earth | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Anton Purisima is seeking more money than exists on the planet in a long list of complaints.

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Z Machines - Japan's Totally Robotic Band

Z Machines - Japan's Totally Robotic Band | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Z Machines are a unique Japanese band made up of three robots able to play guitar, drums and keyboards better than any human musician

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Lost Egyptian City Found Underwater After 1200 Years

Lost Egyptian City Found Underwater After 1200 Years | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The ancient Egyptian port of Heracleion was mentioned in classical texts but remained undiscovered for millenia

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Scientists Reveal Extraordinary Sonic Properties of Stonehenge

Scientists Reveal Extraordinary Sonic Properties of Stonehenge | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Researchers may have cracked the mystery of why the builders of Stonehenge chose these particular type of stones and hauled them all the way from Wales to Salisbury Plain

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Why Octopuses Don't Tie Themselves in Knots-Scientists Solve Long Time Puzzle Of Non-Entanglement!

Why Octopuses Don't Tie Themselves in Knots-Scientists Solve Long Time Puzzle Of Non-Entanglement! | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The secret may lie in chemical cues in their skin

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Chinese Company Builds Ten Houses In One Day Using 3D Printing

Chinese Company Builds Ten Houses In One Day Using 3D Printing | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A Chinese company harnessed 3D-printing technology to build 10 one-storey houses in a day

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'Zonkey' Born at Mexico Zoo, Baby the Offspring of Zebra and Donkey

'Zonkey' Born at Mexico Zoo, Baby the Offspring of Zebra and Donkey | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A rare zonkey - the cross of a zebra and donkey - was born April 21 at Mexico's Reynosa Zoo.

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Slain wife haunts killer husband in his dreams, forces him to confess

Slain wife haunts killer husband in his dreams, forces him to confess | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it
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Thai man could no longer take the  nightly visitations to his dream state, admits killing his wife

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Chinese Man Has Horn Growing Out of His Neck

Chinese Man Has Horn Growing Out of His Neck | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Li Zhibing, a 62-year-old man from China, has been living with a weird horn growing from the side of his neck, for the last 30 years.

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World’s First Model Airplane Built Centuries Before Actual Airplanes?

World’s First Model Airplane Built Centuries Before Actual Airplanes? | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Model from ancient civilisation appears to be of a working aircraft, could explain Nazca Lines?

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