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Silicon Valley Tech Companies Turn to Wiccan Witch For Help

Silicon Valley tech companies turn to a Wiccan witch to deal with pesky computer viruses and demons. Modern technology doesn’t…

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Japanese Hotel Rents Out An Alpaca Wedding Witness

Alpaca Wedding Witness. The Epinard Nasu Hotel, in Japan’s Tochigi Prefecture, offers a highly unconventional wedding service. Newlyweds can rent a…

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Woman Spends 14 Years With Mannequin Family

You would think that a woman living with a mannequin family has got to be some sort of weirdo. Contrary to…

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Dark Japan Revealed In Film About Internet Cafe Living

Some of the Internet cafes are also called “manga kissa,” because they specialize in serving as manga (comic books/graphic novels) reading spots (the name is short for manga “kissaten,” which means cafe in Japanese).

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Guy Crashed Elite College Courses for Four Years, Never Got Caught

Guillaume Dumas, a 28-year-old Canadian entrepreneur, got his higher education for free, he crashed courses at ivy league colleges across…

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Chinese Company Builds 57-Storey Skyscraper in Record 19 Days 

A construction company in China has managed to erect a 57-storey skyscraper in a record 19 days, using prefabricated modules…

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Pseudis Paradoxa – The Paradoxical Frog That Shrinks as It Grows

Pseudis Paradoxa, or paradoxical frog, is one of the most curious creatures in the world. It grows into giant 11-inch…

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You Think Taxes Are Bad? They Were Heavier in Ancient Egypt

Tax day is never fun, but you can take solace in a new finding: A recently translated ancient Egyptian tax…