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Prejudices about Islam will be shaken by this show

Prejudices about Islam will be shaken by this show | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Karen Armstrong: The hajj, subject of a new exhibition at the British Museum, shows that a respect for other faiths is central to Muslim tradition...
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Shameless sex scene shocks news viewers as it plays on background TV

Shameless sex scene shocks news viewers as it plays on background TV | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
News viewers were horrified when they tuned in to watch a debate on Ed Miliband's leadership of the Labour Party on STV's Scotland Tonight - only to...
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41st father who gorged on pork pie sandwiches every night loses half his body weight

41st father who gorged on pork pie sandwiches every night loses half his body weight | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Marc Soulsby, 39, from Gateshead, was too ashamed to leave the house and couldn't walk anywhere without becoming breathless.
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Iris implants threaten vision - Health - CBC News

Iris implants threaten vision - Health - CBC News | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Using surgical implants to change eye colour can rob people of their vision, some Canadian eye specialists warn.
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28 ways to make meetings more interesting

28 ways to make meetings more interesting | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
1. Discreetly clasp hold of someone's hand and whisper: "can you feel it?" from the corner of your mouth.
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Curvy + hairy + size 10 = real woman?

Curvy + hairy + size 10 = real woman? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Cathy Relf: As 'unreal woman' becomes the new pariah, let's have more honesty and clarity about body image...
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Indian teacher's shock at $9.8bn

Indian teacher's shock at $9.8bn | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
An Indian school teacher alerts bank officials after finding $9.8bn wrongly deposited in his account, when the balance should have been $200.
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Do you say 'haitch' or 'aitch'?

Do you say 'haitch' or 'aitch'? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
The pronunciation of common words has changed drastically over time. And, as the British Library begins a quest to record people's articulations, it seems that differences in how we say words could be influenced by age.
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Jay-Z Says He Won't Call Us Bitches Anymore

Jay-Z Says He Won't Call Us Bitches Anymore | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Jay-Z is not the first man to realize he has been a misogynistic jerk only after he has a daughter. Scientists have found examples of others.
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What is it like to be asexual?

What is it like to be asexual? | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Jenni Goodchild does not experience sexual attraction, but in an increasingly sexualised society what is it like to be asexual?
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5 Work Rules You Should Break

5 Work Rules You Should Break | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Most people think they know the keys to career success: Keep your head down and nose to the grindstone. Avoid personal, emotional, or awkward subjects (in fact, any elephant in the room) at all costs.
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Men vs. Women on Pain: Who Hurts More? | Healthland | TIME.com

Men vs. Women on Pain: Who Hurts More? | Healthland | TIME.com | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Women feel pain more intensely than men, according to a new study of 11,000 men and women who were patients at the Stanford Hospital and Clinics.
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US man shoots his head with 9cm nail, gets it stuck in brain, doesn't notice

US man shoots his head with 9cm nail, gets it stuck in brain, doesn't notice | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
US man Dante Autullo made headlines after accidentally shooting his head with a nail gun, leaving a 9cm-long object lodged in the centre of his brain...
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Car insurance doubled? Want to know where the money goes? Here's the shocking truth

Car insurance doubled? Want to know where the money goes? Here's the shocking truth | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Eighteen years ago, the average car insurance premium cost £333 and was spent on fixing cars after a crash. Today, it is £1,510.
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PhotoBlog - Sri Lanka donates eyes to the world

PhotoBlog - Sri Lanka donates eyes to the world | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it

At 10:25 a.m., a dark brown eye was removed from a man whose lids had closed for the last time.
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Ming-Zher Poh: a mirror that gives you an instant health check

Ming-Zher Poh: a mirror that gives you an instant health check | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
MIT PhD student Ming-Zher Poh tells Killian Fox about his mirror that uses light to measure your body's vital signs...
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Couple Finally Reveals Child's Gender, Five Years After Birth

Couple Finally Reveals Child's Gender, Five Years After Birth | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
It's a boy! And he's five. Beck Laxton, 46, and partner Kieran Cooper, 44, have spent half the decade concealing the gender of their son, Sasha."I wanted to avoid all that stereotyping," Laxton said in an interview with the Cambridge News.
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Marta Yegorovnam keeps 'alien' in fridge: Russian woman stores corpse for 2 years

Marta Yegorovnam keeps 'alien' in fridge: Russian woman stores corpse for 2 years | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
After other claims of extraterrestrial life turning up in Siberia, the latest is from a Russian woman who says she kept a frozen alien corpse in her fridge.
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Why is the sky blue? Kids' questions parents fear

Why is the sky blue? Kids' questions parents fear | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - They range from the easy, like would a shark beat a dinosaur in a fight? through the tricky, like why is the sky blue? to the near-impossible, such as how much does the earth weigh?
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Norwegian authorities take away children from Indian couple because they were eating with their hands

Norwegian authorities take away children from Indian couple because they were eating with their hands | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Anurup Bhattacharya, had his three-year-old son, pictured, and his one-year-old daughter taken away from them by Norway's child protective services.
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Student mocks Oxford rejections

Student mocks Oxford rejections | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
A student sends a rejection letter to the University of Oxford following her interview for a place there.
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Big Brother Brazil: Daniel Echaniz 'raped Monique Amin on live TV' after alcohol-fueled party

Big Brother Brazil: Daniel Echaniz 'raped Monique Amin on live TV' after alcohol-fueled party | Amusing, Shocking & Thought-Provoking News | Scoop.it
Viewers were shocked in the early hours of Sunday to watch contestant Daniel Echaniz 31, apparently force himself on 23-year-old student Monique Amin.
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