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Under the weather, literally: More rainfall and bigger storms may lead to more stomach upsets

Under the weather, literally: More rainfall and bigger storms may lead to more stomach upsets | this curious life | Scoop.it
We can blame all sorts of things on the weather. But a stomach bug? It seems unlikely. Yet, scientists say greater quantities of rainfall and bigger storms will lead to more stomach upsets in parts of Europe.
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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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The Insane Story Of A Man Who Was Born A Dwarf And Died A Giant

The Insane Story Of A Man Who Was Born A Dwarf And Died A Giant | this curious life | Scoop.it
The only man like this in history.
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Survival Retreat Consulting - Your Best Choice For The American Redoubt

Survival Retreat Consulting - Your Best Choice For The American Redoubt | this curious life | Scoop.it
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Mysterious Afro-funk legend to be honoured in Sydney

Mysterious Afro-funk legend to be honoured in Sydney | this curious life | Scoop.it
William Onyeabor, a mysterious born-again Christian whose music thrills and baffles, will be honoured at the Sydney Festival.
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Answer to Waltzing Matilda mystery found in Broome

Answer to Waltzing Matilda mystery found in Broome | this curious life | Scoop.it
A mystery in Australia's musical history has been solved with the first recorded singer of Waltzing Matilda tracked to the Kimberley town of Broome.
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Silent, not deadly; how farts cure diseases | Dean Burnett

Silent, not deadly; how farts cure diseases | Dean Burnett | this curious life | Scoop.it
Dean Burnett: Reports of scientists claiming farts cure diseases may be misleading, but if accurate this would have far-reaching consequences
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Why Muslims Love Jesus Too

Why Muslims Love Jesus Too | this curious life | Scoop.it
The virgin birth is mentioned in the...what...gasp...Koran?! It is indeed. So have yourself a merry Muslim Christmas.
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Wendell Berry on Solitude and Why Pride and Despair Are the Two Great Enemies of Creative Work

Wendell Berry on Solitude and Why Pride and Despair Are the Two Great Enemies of Creative Work | this curious life | Scoop.it
"True solitude is found in the wild places, where one is without human obligation. One’s inner voices become audible... In consequence, on
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Chernobyl’s eerie desolation revealed by camera mounted on drone

Chernobyl’s eerie desolation revealed by camera mounted on drone | this curious life | Scoop.it
British documentary maker Danny Cooke’s video Postcards from Pripyat, is first time area has been filmed from the air
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Cyclone Tracy transitions: See how Darwin has been rebuilt 40 years after the devastation - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Cyclone Tracy transitions: See how Darwin has been rebuilt 40 years after the devastation - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | this curious life | Scoop.it
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You won't believe what this stray dog did after being fed a meatball

You won't believe what this stray dog did after being fed a meatball | this curious life | Scoop.it
Scruffy but adorable Arthur refused to leave after being fed a meatball, and found himself climbing hills and wading through mud, forming an unbreakable bond
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London's secret sights: 14 odd attractions you never knew were there - Telegraph

London's secret sights: 14 odd attractions you never knew were there - Telegraph | this curious life | Scoop.it
From the fake houses of Leinster Terrace to the landmark with a nose sticking out of it, here are 14 sights you've probably missed
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Australian doctors transplant first circulatory death human heart

Australian doctors transplant first circulatory death human heart | this curious life | Scoop.it
The St Vincent's Hospital Heart Lung Transplant Unit has carried out the world's first distant procurement of hearts donated after circulatory death (DCD).
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Revealed: the British bank clerk who foiled Hitler’s collaborators

Revealed: the British bank clerk who foiled Hitler’s collaborators | this curious life | Scoop.it
Eric Roberts plucked from obscurity of 15-year career at local bank branch to penetrate Nazi ‘fifth column’ in UK
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Philosophy is for posh, white boys with trust funds' – why are there so few women?

Philosophy is for posh, white boys with trust funds' – why are there so few women? | this curious life | Scoop.it
Over 70% of philosophers in UK universities are men. We speak to academics about how institutions can become more inclusive
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A Vintage Illustrated Love Letter to Books: What They Are, How They’re Made, and Why They Matter to Us

A Vintage Illustrated Love Letter to Books: What They Are, How They’re Made, and Why They Matter to Us | this curious life | Scoop.it
"There is a reason for nearly everything."

Zen monks in 12th-century China bemoaned books as a perilous distraction to be avoided at all
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2015 could be 'year of terrorism', expert says

2015 could be 'year of terrorism', expert says | this curious life | Scoop.it
Governments and security agencies around the world are struggling to contain violent extremism and need to invest more money to stop terrorist attacks, according to a leading Australian terrorism expert.
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RN's top 10 articles of 2014

RN's top 10 articles of 2014 | this curious life | Scoop.it
From World War One to penguin saving dogs, child psychopaths, sexism in China, and why our power bills keep rising, these are RN's 10 most popular articles of 2014. Did you miss any?
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What Actually Happens When You Click On Those 'One Weird Trick' Ads

What Actually Happens When You Click On Those 'One Weird Trick' Ads | this curious life | Scoop.it
"Prepare to be shocked!"
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Meet the Dogged Researchers Who Try to Unmask Haters Online | MIT Technology Review

Meet the Dogged Researchers Who Try to Unmask Haters Online | MIT Technology Review | this curious life | Scoop.it
A group of journalists and researchers wade into ugly corners of the Internet to expose racists, creeps, and hypocrites. Have they gone too far?
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This Physicist Has A Groundbreaking Idea About Why Life Exists

This Physicist Has A Groundbreaking Idea About Why Life Exists | this curious life | Scoop.it
It could liberate biologists from relying too much on a Darwinian explanation.
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Eight beneficial introduced species in South Australia

Eight beneficial introduced species in South Australia | this curious life | Scoop.it
Take a look at eight introduced species which have not harmed, or have even been helpful, in South Australia.
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Ancient dental plaque: A 'Whey' into our milk drinking past?

Ancient dental plaque: A 'Whey' into our milk drinking past? | this curious life | Scoop.it
We drink milk because it is good for us, but we rarely stop to think "Why?
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Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement under the sea

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement under the sea | this curious life | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement lying beneath the Aegean Sea, just off the coast of the Greek island of Delos.
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Cowardice

Cowardice | this curious life | Scoop.it
The English pacifist and journalist Fenner Brockway boasted that he received so many white feathers during the First World War that he had enough to make a fan.
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Gut organisms could be key to unlocking Western diseases

Gut organisms could be key to unlocking Western diseases | this curious life | Scoop.it
Having trouble losing weight or feeling positive? Maybe bacteria or other organisms in your gut are to blame.
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