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A British man has become the first person to walk the entire 4,000 mile length of the Amazon River – and after hearing about some of the things he encountered en-route, we can see why no-one else has managed it.

Source:
http://www.asylum.co.uk/2010/08/10/british-man-walks-length-of-amazon-river/

Research finds what makes humor funny, suggesting a violation of moral norms is key to comedy.

Source:
http://www.livescience.com/culture/what-makes-humor-funny-100810.html

A motorist caught speeding claimed he did not realise he was going so fast because he is dyslexic.

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/news/7933409/Motorist-blamed-dyslexia-for-speeding-at-103mph.html

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If you search hard enough, youll find there are some truly amazing venues that are worth of being called unique.

Here are nine such examples.

Source:
http://www.totalprosports.com/2010/08/09/9-truly-unique-sports-venues-from-around-the-world/

Friday marked the start of Antiques Week in Manchester, New Hampshire.

We wanted to get a close look at the event that kicks off the week. Ron Borgeault presided over his annual auction. Joining Ron at the dais was Jack Lipinski of Antiques and Fine Art Magazine.

Source:
http://www.noonmarkantiques.com/blog/2010/8/7/northeast-auctions-24th-annual-summer-americana-auction.html

Honda Australia wants to show off just how spacious the diminutive Fit really is, and to do so, they made a series of hilarious commercials cramming it full of people and their stuff.

Source:
http://www.leftlanenews.com/honda-shows-just-how-much-you-can-cram-in-a-fit-video.htmlhttp://www.leftlanenews.com/honda-shows-just-how-much-you-can-cram-in-a-fit-video.html

For many years, researchers assumed women who became lesbians in their 30s or later were simply repressed by society until they felt comfortable coming out.

But one researcher says these women might have always had the capacity to become attracted to women, but might have never had a reason to act.

Source:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129050832