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The world’s No. 1 streaker

Mark Roberts likes nothing more than taking off his clothes in public, said Adam Lee P6tter in The Daily Mail (U.K.). The 48-year-old from Liverpool, England, is the world’s most notorious streaker: He has appeared naked at 519 public events, ...
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Next Superpower Countries?

These nations have been dismissed as underdogs and weaklings. But like budding superheroes, they’ve been sitting on hidden talents. And now they’re about to fly. 1. FINLAND SUPERPOWER: INVINCIBLE TEACHERS If you’re a kid in Finland, you don’t start school ...
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Chasing Happiness Might Be Making You Unhappy - Antarctica Journal News

Chasing Happiness Might Be Making You Unhappy

In America most people are chasing happiness in getting a better job, living in a better place, and purchasing stuff to make them happy.  Studies show that this type of searching may be leading to unhappiness.  If you are buying ...
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Cellphones and Cancer is there a Link?

Cellphones and Cancer – Is there a Link?

Researchers have come to the conclusion – which is very controversial – that the use of cell phones may cause cancer.  They tested some male rats with cell phone radiation for nine hours a day and found that the male ...
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Envying the lower castes

Suddenly everyone wants to be low-caste, said Badri Narayan. It used to be considered an extreme disadvantage to be in one of India’s oppressed castes or indigenous tribes. But decades of affirmative action and quota systems have changed all that ...
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The Lamb With The Human Face

In the Russian village Chirka, the fuss is all about a lamb. It was born with what appears to be a ‘human face’. Neighbors refer to it as the “angry old man with a big nose”. The farm owner could ...
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100-year-old Giant Tortoise Rebuilds Tortoise Pop

100-year-old Giant Tortoise Rebuilds Tortoise Pop

Diego has single handedly helped to save the tortoise of Galapagos Islands from extinction.  During his stay since 1976 on the island he has fathered over 800 babies to help rebuild the population on Espanola Island off the coast of ...
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Most of us are parking the wrong way

AAA says more than 76 percent of U.S. drivers are parking the wrong way. "U.S. drivers most frequently park their vehicle by pulling forward into a parking spot ... a riskier practice that driving experts warn leaves pedestrians more vulnerable." So ...
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Priests attack gays

Tbilisi, Georgia Orthodox priests led a mob of some 20,000 people in an attack on a small gay-rights rally in the Georgian capital last week. On a new crusade Television images showed priests throwing rocks, punching people, and pounding the ...
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Pollution arrives on winds from China

Along with goods for U.S. markets, China's booming factories are exporting pollution that fouls the air over the Western U.S., a new study has found. "We've outsourced our manufacturing and much of our pollution, but some of it is blowing ...
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