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About Trollface and Meme's

About Trollface and Meme's | Facts | Scoop.it
A popular topic is internet Meme's these day's. Many well known ones are the trollface meme, the “what I think I do” Meme, and other popular Meme's such ...
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Seo Young Deok’s Bicycle Chain Sculptures Are Off the Chain

Seo Young Deok’s Bicycle Chain Sculptures Are Off the Chain | Facts | Scoop.it
Deok says he finds inspiration for his art in crowded markets, and metro or bus stations, but also in Buddhist sculptures and paintings.
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Switzerland Plans to Launch "CleanSpace One" to clean up space junk

Switzerland Plans to Launch "CleanSpace One" to clean up space junk | Facts | Scoop.it
Codenamed CleanSpace One, this satellite looks like a box with a robotic arm attached to it and could be ready for launch in as little as five years.
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Man Tempts Fate with Burger and Loses

Man Tempts Fate with Burger and Loses | Facts | Scoop.it
He scarfed down a triple-bypass-burger at the joint call the “heart attack grill”...
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World’s Hottest Vodka Rates 100,000 on the Scoville Scale

World’s Hottest Vodka Rates 100,000 on the Scoville Scale | Facts | Scoop.it

The Naga Jolokia chilli is dangerously hot and can cause serious damage if ingested raw, but that didn’t stop a spirits company from mixing 18 kilograms of the fiery peppers with vodka, and creating one of the hottest drinks known to man – the Naga Chilli Vodka....

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Man Proposes to Girlfriend with Dress Made from 9,999 Red Roses

Man Proposes to Girlfriend with Dress Made from 9,999 Red Roses | Facts | Scoop.it
A man in China had a dress out of 9,999 deep red roses made for his girlfriend. After she put on the dress, he proposed. As If she didn't see that coming!
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Bizarre Facts about Valentine's day

Bizarre Facts about Valentine's day | Facts | Scoop.it
Valentines day, also known as single awareness day and male oppression day, is here.
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Jeremy Lin: From Humbleness Beginnings to Greatness

Jeremy Lin: From Humbleness Beginnings to Greatness | Facts | Scoop.it
Jeremy Lin has excited the entire Asian American sports community, a community that had fallen flat since the retirement of all-star center Yao Ming.
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Gadgets that can help you stay healthy and live Longer

Gadgets that can help you stay healthy and live Longer | Facts | Scoop.it
There are many inventions developed every day to help us lead a healthy life. Most of them are useless or would have limited application in real life.
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PETA Gets More Retarded By the Day

PETA Gets More Retarded By the Day | Facts | Scoop.it
PETA used to be known as the good and loving organization that cares deeply for the cute and cuddly animals.
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[VIDEO] -- DARPA Legged Squad Support System

Today's dismounted warfighter can be saddled with more than 100 pounds of gear, resulting in physical strain, fatigue, and degraded performance. To help alleviate the impact of excess weight on troops, DARPA is developing a highly mobile, semi-autonomous four-legged robot, the Legged Squad Support System (LS3). LS3 includes onboard sensors to perceive obstacles in its environment and path-planning capabilities to avoid them.


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Disgruntled Pyschic Sues Daily Mail

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Britians's Sally Morgan, who often bills herself as “Britians Best-loved physic” is suing Daily mail...
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The World’s Smallest Man Measures at 54cm

The World’s Smallest Man Measures at 54cm | Facts | Scoop.it
Stealing the title from Philippino Junrey Balawing who stood at 60cm. At the age of 18 last year, Chandra Bahadur Dangi measured in at 54.6cm.
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Cat - eating Man Arrested after neighbor hears Distress calls

In Bakersville, California, police have jailed a man for decapitating, cooking, and eating cat's.
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Woman Has Eaten Nothing but Pizza for the Last 31 Years

Woman Has Eaten Nothing but Pizza for the Last 31 Years | Facts | Scoop.it
Claire loves cheese and tomato pizza so much that she’s been eating nothing else for 31 years.
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The Simpsons Replica House

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There is a house in Clark County Nevada that is the exact replica of the house in “The Simpsons.”...
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Man Makes Life-Size Tank from over 5,000 Egg Cartons

Man Makes Life-Size Tank from over 5,000 Egg Cartons | Facts | Scoop.it
A life-size tank made of no less than 5,016 egg cartons...
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Foot Braces That Make You Immortal

Foot Braces That Make You Immortal | Facts | Scoop.it
People have been searching for the cure for death. From the fountain of youth to the elixir of life has been highly sought after to make us immortal.
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The Economics of Valentines Day

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Most people don't really care about valentines day but some people like to go a bit over the top with their gifts.
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Psychology of People: Why Oppression won't last in this modern day

Psychology of People: Why Oppression won't last in this modern day | Facts | Scoop.it
Oppressive regimes in ancient times sometimes lasted for hundreds of years with people not just not revolting but hardly yearning for change.
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Flash Mob Mumbai - CST Official Video

200 ordinary Mumbaikars (aged 4-60) come together one busy Sunday evening for the pure joy of dancing. The historic CST station blares 'Rang De Basanti' on t...

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Top Five Sea Predators of all time

Top Five Sea Predators of all time | Facts | Scoop.it
The great white sharks seem like imposing predators of the oceans today. However, when matched up with some of the sea monsters of the past.....
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FBI releases plans to monitor social networks

FBI releases plans to monitor social networks | Facts | Scoop.it

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly released details of plans to continuously monitor the global output of Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, offering a rare glimpse into an activity that the FBI and other government agencies are reluctant to discuss publicly. The plans show that the bureau believes it can use information pulled from social media sites to better respond to crises, and maybe even to foresee them.


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You're welcome Jesús :)
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Self-Cloning Seagrass May Be World's Oldest Living Thing

Self-Cloning Seagrass May Be World's Oldest Living Thing | Facts | Scoop.it
Researchers say vast beds of submerged vegetation most likely at least 100,000 years old...

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Hillary Hawke's curator insight, January 6, 2013 3:42 PM

An ancient seagrass growing on the floor of the Mediterranean Sea is believed to be the oldest living organism on the planet and is most likely to be at least 100,000 years old. This seagrass is a self-cloning plant which is why it has the ability to survive for so long. However, scientists fear that this plant may not be able to adapt to the current rate of global climate change.

Julieta Isoler's comment, March 11, 2014 7:12 PM
This article is about how the Sea grass is the most ancient living organism in the planet. They say it must be at least 100,000 years old. The scientists say that the self-cloning has to do with the asexual reproduction of the organism. But this sea grass has been in a state of decline for the past 20 years. It can not adapt to many of the things such as the climate change. It's one of the basic foundations of an aquatic ecosystem