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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 Senseless Killing of Queensland’s Bats

The Senseless Killing of Queensland’s Bats | this curious life | Scoop.it
By Mitch Gilley, Associate Writer You may be aware of the current controversy in Queensland swirling around their local flying fox population. That controversy...
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The light bulb's light bulb moment - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The light bulb's light bulb moment - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | this curious life | Scoop.it
The simple light bulb has been around in one form or another since Edison invented it in 1878, but it's currently experiencing a significant technological shift.
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Healthy result for next generation - The West Australian

Healthy result for next generation - The West Australian | this curious life | Scoop.it
The daughter of a prominent WA Aboriginal family is the pride of her generation, becoming the first Yawuru Karajarri doctor in Broome.
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Manchester Museum bosses puzzled by ancient Egyptian statue which mysteriously turns itself

Manchester Museum bosses puzzled by ancient Egyptian statue which mysteriously turns itself | this curious life | Scoop.it
Bosses at Manchester Museum have been left puzzled by the mystery of an ancient Egyptian statuette which - a video has revealed - seems to turn itself around 180 degrees in its display case.
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Sexy Images Show Surprising Effect On Conservative Guys

Sexy Images Show Surprising Effect On Conservative Guys | this curious life | Scoop.it
Sexually conservative men are more swayed by sexual images than more adventurous dudes, according to a new study that might help explain why the sexually conservative, paradoxically, tend to take sexual risks.
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Deadline.com »James Gandolfini Dies -- 'Sopranos' Star Was 51

Deadline.com »James Gandolfini Dies -- 'Sopranos' Star Was 51 | this curious life | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: I've learned that actor James Gandolfini died suddenly in Italy after a suspected heart attack. He was 51. Gandolfini will be forever known for
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Monsanto Executive Is Among World Food Prize Winners - NYTimes.com

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CineversityTV's curator insight, June 20, 2013 6:27 AM

sickening it shows to us how corrupt the whole system is!

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Six Fairy Tales for the Modern Woman

Six Fairy Tales for the Modern Woman | this curious life | Scoop.it
I. Once upon a time a woman never got married, but had many fulfilling relationships, a job that kept her comfortable, an apartment that she got to decorate just for her, and hobbies that stimulated her mind.
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Aspergillus felis: New Fungus Found in Australia, Causes Infections in Humans, Cats | Biology | Sci-News.com

Aspergillus felis: New Fungus Found in Australia, Causes Infections in Humans, Cats | Biology | Sci-News.com | this curious life | Scoop.it
A multinational team of biologists has identified a new species of fungus named Aspergillus felis that causes life-threatening infections in humans, cats.
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Vale Dennis O’Rourke - News - ABC Arts | Australian contemporary art and culture reviews, news & videos

Vale Dennis O’Rourke - News - ABC Arts | Australian contemporary art and culture reviews, news & videos | this curious life | Scoop.it
ABC Arts online is the place to discover articles, reviews, blogs and videos on the best contemporary artists, musicians, filmmakers and festivals from around Australia.
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Google unveils Project Loon, aims to use balloons to provide internet to the world - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Google unveils Project Loon, aims to use balloons to provide internet to the world - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | this curious life | Scoop.it
Internet giant Google has launched an ambitious plan to use a ring of huge balloons to provide internet to the two-thirds of the world currently without web access.
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Icky insects are actually tasty treats that are good for you (ScienceAlert)

Icky insects are actually tasty treats that are good for you (ScienceAlert) | this curious life | Scoop.it
Insects may look unappetising, but they're actually one of the most nutrient-rich sustainable foods we can eat - and they don't taste too bad either
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Discovery of new material state counterintuitive to laws of physics | Argonne National Laboratory

Discovery of new material state counterintuitive to laws of physics | Argonne National Laboratory | this curious life | Scoop.it
When you squeeze something, it gets smaller. Unless you’re at Argonne National Laboratory.
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UNICEF UK Blog

UNICEF UK Blog | this curious life | Scoop.it
As we in the UK bake in an unexpected heat wave, our colleagues at UNICEF Sweden have found a way to put one of the less enjoyable results of the hot summer weather to good use, by turning sweat in to clean, drinkable water.
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Gay flamingos adopt abandoned chick

Gay flamingos adopt abandoned chick | this curious life | Scoop.it
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Vaccine Against HPV Has Cut Infections In Teenage Girls : NPR

Vaccine Against HPV Has Cut Infections In Teenage Girls : NPR | this curious life | Scoop.it
A vaccine against a virus that causes cervical cancer has cut infections among teenage girls by over half in the first four years of use, scientists report. Only about one-third of girls in that age group have received the recommended shots.
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BPS Occupational Digest: Employees don't feel obliged to pay back managers who support them emotionally

BPS Occupational Digest: Employees don't feel obliged to pay back managers who support them emotionally | this curious life | Scoop.it
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Wildlife in Chernobyl: Debate over mutations and populations of plants and animals in the radioactive fallout exclusion zone.

Wildlife in Chernobyl: Debate over mutations and populations of plants and animals in the radioactive fallout exclusion zone. | this curious life | Scoop.it
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Bill Nye Explains Climate Change (It Can't Be Explained Any More Simply Folks!) | Watch Now

Bill Nye Explains Climate Change (It Can't Be Explained Any More Simply Folks!) | Watch Now | this curious life | Scoop.it
I love Bill Nye more and more every day. A very simple to understand video to explain how climate change works; and yes – it’s man made. Love the part where they pull out Michele...
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Alien Sex Is Causing Problems In My Marriage' Says Labour Councillor

Alien Sex Is Causing Problems In My Marriage' Says Labour Councillor | this curious life | Scoop.it
A Labour councillor has claimed he has fathered a child with an alien and that the regular sex he has with the extra terrestrial is causing tension in his human marriage.
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Bank worker falls asleep on keyboard, transfers millions

Bank worker falls asleep on keyboard, transfers millions | this curious life | Scoop.it
If you're going to take a power nap, best take it well away from your keyboard – especially if you work in finance. A bank employee in Germany learned this to his cost recently when he unwittingly made a huge transaction while dozing at his desk.
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Tea, Sugar and Death: Cafe Groups Ponder the End - NYTimes.com

Tea, Sugar and Death: Cafe Groups Ponder the End - NYTimes.com | this curious life | Scoop.it
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Pod of rare shepherd's beaked whales spotted off Kangaroo Island - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Pod of rare shepherd's beaked whales spotted off Kangaroo Island - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | this curious life | Scoop.it
A pod of rare and elusive shepherd's beaked whales have been spotted off Kangaroo Island in South Australia.
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Foraging: 52 Wild Plants You Can Eat

Foraging: 52 Wild Plants You Can Eat | this curious life | Scoop.it
Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild: Blackberries: Many wild berries are not safe to eat, it’s best to stay away from them.
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New Human Cornea Layer Discovered

New Human Cornea Layer Discovered | this curious life | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a previously undetected layer in the cornea, the clear window at the front of the human eye. The breakthrough could help surgeons to dramatically improve outcomes for patients undergoing corneal grafts and transplants.
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