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'He was found with blood and fur all over him': US man on synthetic marijuana chases neighbour while growling before 'strangling and EATING dog' in new zombie-like attack

'He was found with blood and fur all over him': US man on synthetic marijuana chases neighbour while growling before 'strangling and EATING dog' in new zombie-like attack | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Michael Terron Daniel, pictured, had reportedly attacked people in a Waco, Texas, home and chased a neighbour while growling - before he brutally killed and ate a dog.
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Moral decay? Family life's the best it's been for 1,000 years

Moral decay? Family life's the best it's been for 1,000 years | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: Conservatives' concerns about marriage seem to be based on a past that is fabricated from their own anxieties and obsessions...
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Girl, 4, joins Mensa with 159 IQ

Girl, 4, joins Mensa with 159 IQ | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
A four-year-old girl from Hampshire is accepted into Mensa with an IQ just one point below Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
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Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Ban On Gay Blood Donors | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
A controversial ban on gay men being blood donors is bringing shame on Northern Ireland, student leaders are set to claim. The ban is to be raised by student union officials at the NUS-USI annual conference which begins in Co Fermanagh today.
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Edible packaging: fancy a wrap?

Edible packaging: fancy a wrap? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Packaging you can eat is said to be the next big thing. Question is, after storage and handling, would you want to?
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Indian Albino Family Wait To Be Recognised By Guinness World Records (PICTURES)

Indian Albino Family Wait To Be Recognised By Guinness World Records (PICTURES) | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Meet the world’s largest family of ten suffering with the rare condition of albinism. Roseturai Pullan, 50, his wife Mani, 45, and their six children, grandson and son in law were all born with the genetic skin condition.
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Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say - Telegraph

Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say - Telegraph | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed because they are
“morally irrelevant” and ending their lives is no different to abortion, a
group of medical ethicists linked to Oxford University has argued.
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Gemma Barker, Girl Who Dressed As Boy To Seduce Underage Friends, Jailed

Gemma Barker, Girl Who Dressed As Boy To Seduce Underage Friends, Jailed | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
A teenager who disguised herself as a boy to date her own female friends, some of whom were underage, was jailed for 30 months on Monday.
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Ten strange things people do at night

Ten strange things people do at night | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Last week, we wrote about the origin of the desire for an eight-hour sleep. In response, 10 people told us how they sleep in two chunks - and what they do in between.
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Clinics granting sex-selection abortions to be investigated by health officials

Clinics granting sex-selection abortions to be investigated by health officials | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Secret footage shows consultants at British clinics agreeing to abort foetuses because the gender was unwanted...
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The myth of the eight-hour sleep

The myth of the eight-hour sleep | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Sleeping in one eight-hour chunk is a very recent phenomenon, and lying awake at night could be good for you, according to scientists and historians.
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A Man on Hunger Strike for 62 Days Yet the World Stays Silent

A Man on Hunger Strike for 62 Days Yet the World Stays Silent | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
At the time of writing, Khader Adnan, a Palestinian baker from the West Bank village of Arabeh, near Jenin has been on hunger strike for 62 days in protest to him being detained without trial, charge, evidence levelled against him or questioning.
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How did a man buried in this frozen car for two months come out of it alive?

How did a man buried in this frozen car for two months come out of it alive? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Swedish doctors and survival experts were calling it the "case
of a lifetime" yesterday after an emaciated and near-speechless
44-year-old man was dragged from an icebound car, claiming he had
been inside the vehicle for two months.
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People 'Assume' Behaviours Of Fictional Characters, Say Experts

People 'Assume' Behaviours Of Fictional Characters, Say Experts | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
After reading a few pages of Jane Austen, I often find myself craving cups of tea, making a mental note to enquire about my neighbour's health and worrying about the women I know who aren't married.
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Do You Think It's Safe To Jog While Pregnant?

Do You Think It's Safe To Jog While Pregnant? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
When six-month pregnant Jenny Wright was called a ‘selfish cow’ while out for a run in Leeds’ Roundhay Park, she assumed she’d misheard. But as she told the Mail On Sunday earlier this month, she wasn’t hearing things.
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Little boy lost finds his mother using Google Earth

Little boy lost finds his mother using Google Earth | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
An Indian boy who was separated from his family 25 years ago, has found his home village again using satellite images.
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One In Five Chickens Are Contaminated With Food Poisoning Bacteria

One In Five Chickens Are Contaminated With Food Poisoning Bacteria | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
If your favourite meat is chicken, you might want to look away now – as a damning food study has revealed that one in five supermarket chickens contain potentially deadly food poisoning bacteria. The study, conducted by watchdog consumer group Which?
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Five myths about white people

Five myths about white people | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Are working-class whites really more religious?
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Number 13 Banned From Council Houses In Durham

Number 13 Banned From Council Houses In Durham | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Durham County Council will ban the number 13 from council houses after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. The 'unlucky' number will erased from streets and cul-de-sacs, on new builds and conversions in existing streets.
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Church schools shun poorest pupils

Church schools shun poorest pupils | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Most Catholic and Church of England school have a higher proportion of middle-class children than the local population...
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The Woman Who Ate 4,000 Washing-Up Sponges

The Woman Who Ate 4,000 Washing-Up Sponges | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Due to a rare disorder, Kerry Trebilock, 21, has eaten her way through 4,000 washing-up sponges and more than 100 bars of soap. The dental nurse from Cornwall suffers from pica, a condition that drives people to eat inedible objects.
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How the world fell in love with quick-fix weight loss

How the world fell in love with quick-fix weight loss | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
We eat too much, but don't want to diet.
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Is English or Mandarin the language of the future?

Is English or Mandarin the language of the future? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
English has been the dominant global language for a century, but is it the language of the future? Jennifer Pak finds that for some in South East Asia, Mandarin Chinese is becoming increasingly important.
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Bizarre Celebrity Beauty Treatments

Bizarre Celebrity Beauty Treatments | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
What do afterbirth, bee stings, leeches and bird poo have in common? They've all been smeared on the skin of the A-list in the name of beauty.
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Ten life-changing ideas under research at UK universities - Telegraph

Ten life-changing ideas under research at UK universities - Telegraph | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
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