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Rare Bird Seen Alive For First Time In Over A Century

Rare Bird Seen Alive For First Time In Over A Century | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
By Thuy Ong SYDNEY, July 5 (Reuters) - A nocturnal Australian parrot that hops like a kangaroo and had not been seen alive for more than a century has not only been seen but has been photographed, a naturalist said on Friday, but...
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This Is What It Feels Like to Pass Through A Singularity

This Is What It Feels Like to Pass Through A Singularity | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The government has an automated system to track your movements and monitor who your friends are. Our news comes from remote-controlled "drone reporters." There's a device in your pocket that can produce a sex partner for you at the touch of a button.

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Madagascar's Bizarre Solution For Their Tortoise Extinction Problem

Madagascar's Bizarre Solution For Their Tortoise Extinction Problem | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From Crystal Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor: Two millennia ago, millions of giant tortoises roamed Madagascar, an island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa that is rich in species found nowhere else on Earth.

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Scientists use plastic wrap to make a wall "sonically invisible"

Scientists use plastic wrap to make a wall "sonically invisible" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Just when you thought you needed a lot of money to do physics experiments, along comes a team of scientists in Japan and Korea making a wall sonically invisible with plastic wrap.

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What lava looks like when poured over ice

What lava looks like when poured over ice | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's difficult for geologists to witness the flow of lava on snow- and ice-covered volcanos, so researchers with the Syracuse University Lava Project decided to create their own simulation, melting 300 kg of lava and pouring it over ice to watch...
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A pristine ‘temple of the dead’ has been uncovered in Peru

A pristine ‘temple of the dead’ has been uncovered in Peru | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A massive royal Wari tomb has been unearthed in Peru — and it’s full of mummies and artifacts made of silver and gold. Remarkably, the 1,200 year-old site has never been touched by looters, which is a rarity as far as these things go.

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Beware the 'crazy ants': They'll destroy your electronics 

Beware the 'crazy ants': They'll destroy your electronics  | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Exterminator Mike Matthews got the call because the home's air-conditioning unit had short-circuited. Why an exterminator for a problem with an appliance? Because of the crazy ants.
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7 Bio-Artists Who Are Transforming the Fabric of Life Itself

7 Bio-Artists Who Are Transforming the Fabric of Life Itself | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some of the most provocative artists today deal with biotechnology. Working with scientists and engineers, these artists transform living tissue and even their own bodies into works of art.
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Now you can visit a 2,000-year-old brothel in Greece

Now you can visit a 2,000-year-old brothel in Greece | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Archaeologists recently uncovered an ancient brothel attached to a gymnasium and restaurant in northern Greece. It was full of penis-themed items like this vase. But that's not the weird part.
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The Strange Story of the Man Who Invented the Space Gun

The Strange Story of the Man Who Invented the Space Gun | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In 1937, Princeton engineering professor Edward Fitch Northrup published a book called Zero to Eighty. And, in what must be one of the strangest scifi novels ever written, Northrup developed the idea of the modern “mass driver,” or rail gun.
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This Guy Has an Invisible Headphone Implanted In His Ear

This Guy Has an Invisible Headphone Implanted In His Ear | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Rich Lee has freed himself from the frustrations of misplacing or having to untangle his headphones ever again. How? He's what's known as a grinder: someone who experiments with surgical implants or body-enhancements, and he's come up with a doozie.
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Strange Condition Causes Chilean Girl to Cry Tears of Blood | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Strange Condition Causes Chilean Girl to Cry Tears of Blood | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
20-year-old Yaritza Oliva is living a nightmare. For the last couple of weeks the girl from Purranque, Chile, has been crying tears of blood and so far no one has been able to explain her mysterious condition.
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UFO over Stonehenge? Britain releases its last big batch of X-Files

UFO over Stonehenge? Britain releases its last big batch of X-Files | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Britain's Ministry of Defense finished up its release of almost 60 years' worth of UFO sighting reports on Friday with a bang: a 4,300-page cache of documents that describe strange sights over Stonehenge and Parliament, and lay out the reason why ...
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Lock-picking cockatoos prove yet again that birds are freakin’ smart

Lock-picking cockatoos prove yet again that birds are freakin’ smart | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A group of Goffin's cockatoos just impressed the hell out of researchers from Oxford after they picked their way through a series of five complex locks to reach a reward.
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Quantum tunneling allows "impossible" molecules to form in space

Quantum tunneling allows "impossible" molecules to form in space | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The extreme cold of space should make chemical reactions next to impossible, particularly those involving the formation of complex molecules.

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And now, a galaxy that looks just like a dolphin

And now, a galaxy that looks just like a dolphin | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Well, if we're being technical, this galaxy actually takes its nickname from another cetacean. Once a spiral galaxy much like our own, NGC 2936 was twisted all out of shape by its behemoth neighbor. The result?

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10 Surprising Things Found Inside Computers

10 Surprising Things Found Inside Computers | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This is why you should clean your computer once in a while!
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Cloned From A Single Drop Of Blood

Cloned From A Single Drop Of Blood | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Japanese scientists say they can build a veritable assembly line of identical mice. One drop of blood at a time.
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Scientists Clone a Mouse From a Single Drop of Blood

Scientists Clone a Mouse From a Single Drop of Blood | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Japanese researchers have successfully cloned a mouse from a drop of blood taken from a donor’s tail.

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8 Fascinating New Pills

8 Fascinating New Pills | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Drinking problems anyone? Alcoholism might have met its worst enemy. Check out a new Anti-Alcoholism Pill, and some more pills that could change your life in the following years.
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New statistics on lightning deaths in the U.S. reveal weird patterns

New statistics on lightning deaths in the U.S. reveal weird patterns | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A new study published today by the National Weather Service is loaded with statistics on lightning deaths in the United States. For instance: did you know most lightning deaths occur during what is deemed "leisure activity?
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What the hell is going on with these deer?

What the hell is going on with these deer? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
For close to three minutes, this huge herd of deer can be seen lining up in orderly fashion to bound calmly and gracefully over a fence, one by one. Then, out of nowhere, the deer turn tail and jump back over the fence, en masse.
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'World's most mysterious manuscript' has genuine message

'World's most mysterious manuscript' has genuine message | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
By Rossella LorenziDiscovery NewsThe Voynich Manuscript, an enigmatic book that has frustrated codebreakers and linguists for a century, contains a genuine message, according to a new computer analysis.The study analyzed the unintelligible scripts...
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Taco Bell prepares us for synth meat and textured veg protein

Taco Bell prepares us for synth meat and textured veg protein | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Taco Bell has decided to start using the word "protein" instead of "meat" on a special, new meat-heavy menu. Could this be the first step toward acclimating us to fake and synthetic meat — I mean, protein?
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Square roots? Scientists say plants are good at math

Square roots? Scientists say plants are good at math | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Plants do complex arithmetic calculations to make sure they have enough food to get them through the night, new research published in journal eLife shows.
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Collin Mckinney's curator insight, June 25, 2013 11:15 AM

This will be great for my Algebra II students when we are covering square roots.