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Kids 'hide talents from bullies'

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Research suggests children are hiding their talents and skills in school for fear of being bullied.
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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : Child doctors improve Indigenous health where governments have failed

NACCHO Aboriginal Health : Child doctors improve Indigenous health where governments have failed | this curious life | Scoop.it
Rhonda-Lee Lardner, 8, is learning about hygiene, traditional and bush medicine as part of the Dhalayi doctor program at St Joseph's Primary School in Kempsey. Photos by: Peter Rae These ambassador...
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Louis Le Prince, who shot the world's first film in Leeds - BBC News

Louis Le Prince, who shot the world's first film in Leeds - BBC News | this curious life | Scoop.it
A new documentary argues that the first film was shot in Leeds in 1888 - but that its maker disappeared before he could claim his place in cinema history.
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Talking camel a star performer at outback show

Talking camel a star performer at outback show | this curious life | Scoop.it
A talking camel is the star performer at an outback show in Gundaroo, New South Wales.
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WHO says insecticide lindane causes cancer - BBC News

WHO says insecticide lindane causes cancer - BBC News | this curious life | Scoop.it
The insecticide lindane causes cancer in humans, says the WHO after conducting a review.
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20 bizarre new ICD-10 codes

20 bizarre new ICD-10 codes | this curious life | Scoop.it
The ICD-10 code set, scheduled to go live on Oct. 1, 2015, brings with it thousands of new codes for medical practices nationwide. And while some will b
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Absurd Creature of the Week: Forget the Platypus. The Echidna Is the True Champ of Weird | WIRED

Absurd Creature of the Week: Forget the Platypus. The Echidna Is the True Champ of Weird | WIRED | this curious life | Scoop.it
These nocturnal creatures lay eggs like reptiles and detect electrical fields like sharks. And of course the males have four-headed penises.
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Mystery of 'severed finger' solved

Mystery of 'severed finger' solved | this curious life | Scoop.it
A sea squirt that sparked a forensic examination due to its gruesome severed finger appearance has been cleaned up at its new home inside a Darwin museum.
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These charts show the animals most likely to kill you this summer

These charts show the animals most likely to kill you this summer | this curious life | Scoop.it
Are you afraid of sharks? You should be, what with their insatiable appetite and 15 rows of serrated teeth and the way they lurk in that murky area just offshore where you can't see the bottom and you can't move quickly and, oh God, did something just brush up against my leg?
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Breaking: Teens Are Not Killing The English Language

Breaking: Teens Are Not Killing The English Language | this curious life | Scoop.it
A subhead from a 1997 LA Times article on teens experimenting with a brand new language reads, “Technology: Messages made from numerals are popular nationwide.”

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The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life

The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life | this curious life | Scoop.it
Education should be an act of liberation
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'Education should be an act of liberation' & everyone should read Alice Miller

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Murdoch's sons to become CEO, co-chair at 21st Century Fox

Murdoch's sons to become CEO, co-chair at 21st Century Fox | this curious life | Scoop.it
Rupert Murdoch will soon hand over the reins of the media dynasty that began with his father's Australian newspaper nearly a century ago to his sons. The specific timing of the handoff of 21st Century Fox is unclear. But…
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How to Succeed Without Self-Promoting

How to Succeed Without Self-Promoting | this curious life | Scoop.it
Case studies that show how to succeed in business as an introvert without having to self-promote.
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Cheap blood test reveals every virus you've ever been exposed to

Cheap blood test reveals every virus you've ever been exposed to | this curious life | Scoop.it
Your blood keeps track of every virus you meet. Now a test can detect them all, perhaps exposing hidden infections or the causes of confusing conditions
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Yasmin pill risk: stroke victim joins class action against drug company Bayer

Yasmin pill risk: stroke victim joins class action against drug company Bayer | this curious life | Scoop.it
"I was terrified I would always be this way. The pill needs to come with a much higher warning."
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Jason Beghe: The TV Tough Guy Who Took on Scientology

Jason Beghe: The TV Tough Guy Who Took on Scientology | this curious life | Scoop.it
The 'Chicago P.D.' star used to be a poster boy for the church — when he left, things got ugly
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Red Centre emu thinks it is a horse

Red Centre emu thinks it is a horse | this curious life | Scoop.it
A Red Centre emu has taken up residence with police horses in Alice Springs, enjoying the 'equine lifestyle'.
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'Organs-on-chips' wins design award - BBC News

'Organs-on-chips' wins design award - BBC News | this curious life | Scoop.it
Silicon chips that mimic the function of living human organs win the Design of the Year award from the Design Museum in London.
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At the end of the Wallander era, Nordic Noir has come into its own

At the end of the Wallander era, Nordic Noir has come into its own | this curious life | Scoop.it
Nordic Noir fans are currently indulging in a prolonged festival of Scandinavian culture. The SBS and the ABC are both broadcasting Wallander, the Swedish and British television series based on crime novelist…
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Russia is questioning whether the moon landings actually happened

Russia is questioning whether the moon landings actually happened | this curious life | Scoop.it
The increasingly tense relationship between the United States and Russia might be about to face a new challenge: a Russian investigation into American moon landings.
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General relativity explains why Schrodinger's cat is alive

General relativity explains why Schrodinger's cat is alive | this curious life | Scoop.it
General relativity theory can explain why one of the spooky properties of quantum mechanics works at the subatomic scale, but not in everyday life, say scientists
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WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: News - Top Stories - Pope's Stance Leaks; Calls for Urgent Action on Environment

VATICAN CITY AP -- A draft copy of Pope Francis' eagerly awaited encyclical on the environment calls
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Elective C-Section Could Risk Kids' Long-Term Health

Calls for guidelines to note risks of childhood diseases after cesarean delivery
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Why Are Baby Boomers So Eager to Criticize Millennials?

Why Are Baby Boomers So Eager to Criticize Millennials? | this curious life | Scoop.it
Though today's generation of college students and recent graduates are often portrayed as self-centered, careerist and politically dispassionate, they are really just adapting to the world they live in today.
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I remember watching 'The Day After' and weeping inconsolably intermittently for weeks despite being Generation Jones (keeping up with the Joneses) - somewhere between Baby Boomers and Gen X. Physical protest was activism then - now it's social media based. Context is everything.

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Takeaways From Matthew Weiner's

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Takeaways From Matthew Weiner

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"See if 'I'll show them' can become your motto."  

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Who are the Mediterranean's migrants? - BBC News

Who are the Mediterranean's migrants? - BBC News | this curious life | Scoop.it
Four migrant families describe how and why they made the long, dangerous journey from the Middle East and Africa to Europe.
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