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News of the Weird 11/20/14

News of the Weird 11/20/14

By Chuck Shepherd Weird Patriotism November is tax-publicizing season in Finland, where, starkly unlike America, the government releases all individuals' tax records to help build public support [...]

News of the Weird 11/13/14

News of the Weird 11/13/14

By Chuck Shepherd The Other World Series In October, another premier world sports event reached its climax, with one team left standing, rewarded for months of grueling practices, to the cheers of [...]

News of the Weird 10/30/14

News of the Weird 10/30/14

By Chuck Shepherd Funding the Revolution Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher of state secrets who remains holed up in the embassy of Ecuador in London, has signed on with an Icelandic [...]

News of the Weird 10/23/14

News of the Weird 10/23/14

By Chuck Shepherd Eye of the Beholder The Osiligi Maasai Warrior choir, from Kenya, in ornate, mystifying native costumes and uncalled-for headdresses, happened to be touring the U.K. this fall, [...]

News of the Weird 10/16/14

News of the Weird 10/16/14

By Chuck Shepherd Signs of the Times "Selfie fever" has begun to sully the sacred Islamic pilgrimages to Mecca, according to scholars who complained to Arab News in September. What for centuries [...]

News of the Weird 10/9/14

News of the Weird 10/9/14

By Chuck Shepherd Bionic Shoes Police in Japan's Kyoto Prefecture raided a shoe manufacturer in July and commandeered a list of about 1,500 purchasers of the company's signature "tosatsu [...]

News of the Weird 10/2/14

News of the Weird 10/2/14

By Chuck Shepherd Professional Biology Research The job of determining stress levels in whales is itself apparently stressful. The most reliable information about tension lies in hormones most [...]

News of the Weird 9/25/14

News of the Weird 9/25/14

By Chuck Shepherd Frontiers of Flight Dutch inventors Bart Jansen and Arjen Beltman struck again recently when Pepeijn Bruins, 13, called on them to help him grieve over his pet rat, Ratjetoe, who [...]

News of the Weird 9/18/14

News of the Weird 9/18/14

By Chuck Shepherd New Frontiers in American Vacuousness The WE cable network disclosed in August that it had ordered a nine-episode adaptation of a British series, "Sex Box," in which a couple [...]

News of the Weird 9/11/14

News of the Weird 9/11/14

By Chuck Shepherd A Nerd's Rhapsody Nicholas Felton's latest annual recap of his personal communications data is now available, for just $30. Key findings, graphically presented, of Nicholas' busy [...]

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