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BBC Nature - Narwhal videos, news and facts

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The charismatic narwhal is the legendary 'unicorn of the sea'.
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Aboriginal legends reveal ancient secrets to science - BBC News

Aboriginal legends reveal ancient secrets to science - BBC News | this curious life | Scoop.it
Scientists are increasingly turning to the ancient stories of Australia's Aboriginal peoples to learn something new about a very old country.
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Why We Pity The Woman-Child But Love Infantile Men

Why We Pity The Woman-Child But Love Infantile Men | this curious life | Scoop.it
In "Preggoland," Ruth spends most of her time working at an off-brand Walmart and drinking out of a cellphone-shaped flask. She's in her 30s and it seems like everyone around her
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“American Sniper’s” biggest lie: Clint Eastwood has a delusional Fox News problem

“American Sniper’s” biggest lie: Clint Eastwood has a delusional Fox News problem | this curious life | Scoop.it
The insanities and fantasies at the heart of "American Sniper" explain everything about the state of the 2015 GOP
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Immune system genes may change with the season

Immune system genes may change with the season | this curious life | Scoop.it
Our mood, metabolism and sex lives are dependent on the seasons, and now it seems, so is our immune system.
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The Amazing Decline of America’s Special Relationships

The Amazing Decline of America’s Special Relationships | this curious life | Scoop.it
Why the new (old) governments in Israel and Britain bode ill for what once were Washington’s most important alliances.
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Women's Restroom Sign Breaks Stereotypes

Women's Restroom Sign Breaks Stereotypes | this curious life | Scoop.it

The It Was Never a Dress campaign is not only taking social media by storm, it is also changing the way we view the traditional women's bathroom sign. We see that the men's figure wears pants and the women's symbol wears a dress, but what if it was never meant to be a dress in the first place?  Tania Katan launched the popular #ItWasNeverADress campaign at last week's 'Girls in Tech' conference with the idea that the female figure is instead wearing a cape, asserting that women can be superheroes or anything else they choose to be."


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Mrs. B's curator insight, May 7, 7:54 AM

#gender

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I see the outlines of a great campaign!

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I love this! Unit 3: Cultural landscape and norms.

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When Baltimore Shook With Anger, Here’s What China Saw

When Baltimore Shook With Anger, Here’s What China Saw | this curious life | Scoop.it
Online reaction revealed much about Chinese tension with an influx of African immigrants.
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Now we can edit the human genome, the question is: should we?

Now we can edit the human genome, the question is: should we? | this curious life | Scoop.it
Some of the diseases that could be cured are far more distressing than mutations in an embyro that was never going to develop anyway.
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A crying shame

A crying shame | this curious life | Scoop.it
The letter was kind of magnificent. It came by post (a declining tradition; these days such missives are much more likely to plop balefully into my ABC inbox) and was marked with the high-end Melbourne address of the writer, a man with whom I was not previously acquainted. Subject, in bold: “THE WIFE DROUGHT.” “Dear Ms Crabb,” it began.
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Eye-gazing technology empowering students at Darwin school

Eye-gazing technology empowering students at Darwin school | this curious life | Scoop.it
New computer software that allows a person's eye to control a computer cursor is giving a voice to students in the NT who cannot communicate verbally.
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IN GOOD COMPANY: Why Heston Blumenthal moved his restaurant to the other side of the world

IN GOOD COMPANY: Why Heston Blumenthal moved his restaurant to the other side of the world | this curious life | Scoop.it
Training, work and the right kind of snail.
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How the Mad Men Pilot Predicted the Final Episodes of the Series

How the Mad Men Pilot Predicted the Final Episodes of the Series | this curious life | Scoop.it
Watching “Smoke” again, it’s become increasingly clear that the pilot has the ring of prophecy.
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Trigger identified that likely unleashes autoimmune disease

Trigger identified that likely unleashes autoimmune disease | this curious life | Scoop.it
Researchers believe they have discovered a group of cells that trigger autoimmune disease, as well as the molecular 'trigger guard' that normally holds them in check. These previously undetected cells are renegade versions of the cells that make the 'high affinity' antibodies required for long-term immunity.
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The best sports docos of all time | The New Daily

The best sports docos of all time | The New Daily | this curious life | Scoop.it
Sports documentaries have attained high-art status in recent years. We present the best from the genre.
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Using 'Geography Education'

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"This story map was created with ArcGIS Online to guide users on how to get the most out of the Geography Education websites on Wordpress and Scoop.it."


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j'aime ça

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Highly appreciated :)

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Ebola turns doctor’s eye green

Ebola turns doctor’s eye green | this curious life | Scoop.it
Ebola virus has been found lurking in a 43-year-old US doctor’s eye 14 weeks after he was diagnosed with the disease and nine weeks after the virus was cleared from his blood and urine.
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The Arab Battle for U.S. Skies

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America’s biggest airlines say the luxury carriers of the oil-rich Persian Gulf aren't playing fair. But are Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways subsidized -- or…
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China’s Bizarre, Centuries-Old Tradition: Corpse-Snatching

China’s Bizarre, Centuries-Old Tradition: Corpse-Snatching | this curious life | Scoop.it
Sometimes, even today, it's the only way to hold the bad guys accountable.
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The CIA's inner circle of white elephant specialists

The CIA's inner circle of white elephant specialists | this curious life | Scoop.it
The New York Times recently covered a report by long-term critics of psychologists' involvement in the CIA torture programme. It includes a series of leaked emails which suggests something beyond w...
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Huge 90% success of new ovarian cancer blood tests could lead to national screening

Huge 90% success of new ovarian cancer blood tests could lead to national screening | this curious life | Scoop.it
A new blood test for ovarian cancer has been found to detect twice as many cases as conventional methods, and is so successful it could lead to national screening programmes.
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