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Mapped: The Beaches Where Lego Washes Up

(BBC) – The story of millions of Lego pieces washing up on beaches attracted huge interest when first told by the Magazine. The list of places where the toys have

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Meet Monique, the Hen Who is Sailing Around the World

It’s a tale of perfect camaraderie and of co-dependence. Two years at sea have fostered a close relationship between the two fellow sailors as they cross the globe, through warm

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This is Why There’s an Internet…Oh, and a Good Cause

(iPet) – iPet Companion is the world’s first interactive, web-based pet toy. We allow users from anywhere in the world the ability to play with animals awaiting adoption in humane

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What Would Inky Think: Is It OK to Cage an Octopus?

(WIRED) – SO, YOU’VE GOT this pet octopus. Let me guess, she keeps trying to escape. Opening the lid to her tank, pushing the lid, creeping across the floor. You

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13 of the World’s Most Stupid Criminals

(BBC News) – Criminals, surveillance technology and social media don’t mix well, and that seems to make law enforcement pretty happy.  Here are thirteen cases that might make you cringe…or

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Animal Faeces Hint at Hannibal’s Route Across Alps

(RTÉ News) – Scientists in Ireland think they may have solved one of the great mysteries of ancient military history – what route Hannibal took crossing the Alps. And the researchers at

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Google Can Now Teach You What a Raccoon Sounds Like

(BBC) A new search option revealed by Google allows users to play the sounds made by pigs, dogs and bowhead whales. Typing in the phrase “animal sounds” brings up clips

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Southern Cross: Astrophotographer’s Stunner

(Discovery News) – Like many astrophotographers, Greg Redfern takes images of the night sky. But his unique view, from a ship on the ocean, lends a particular style to his

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Laser Windmills Light Up Night Sky

(Discovery News) – Two things I love, together at last: wind power and green laser light. Naturally they’ve been united in the Netherlands, home to iconic windmills and free-thinking artists

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Have the Time of Your Life: Virtual Cremation Offers Death ‘Experience’

(YAHOO) – It’s probably not for the faint-hearted, but an attraction in Shanghai is offering people the chance to ‘experience death and rebirth’. They lie down in a mock-up cremation

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