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News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd The medical establishment generally regards placentas (afterbirth) as biohazardous waste, but to New York City placenta chef Jennifer Mayer, they are a nutrient-laden meat that [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd “When I get to Africa, I have to worship him,” said Elizabeth Osei, part-time first lady of the Akwamu people of eastern Ghana, speaking of her husband Isaac, who is the [...]

News of the Weird—9/8/11

News of the Weird—9/8/11

by Chuck Shepherd Richard Handl, 31, was arrested in southern Sweden in July after a raid on his home. He had been trying for months to set up a nuclear reactor in his kitchen, but became alarmed [...]

News of the Weird 9/1/11

News of the Weird 9/1/11

by Chuck Shepherd The heavy hand of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service landed on 11-year-old Skylar Capo and her mom in June, after an agent happened to spot Skylar holding a baby woodpecker in [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Arkansas Time Machine, Back to the 1950s: In McGehee, a town of 4,200 in southeastern Arkansas, a black girl (Kym Wimberly) who had finished first in her senior class was named [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Berjuan Toys is already selling its Breast Milk Baby online ($70) and expects to have it in stores later this year. The doll works by the child-”mother” donning a halter top [...]

News of the Weird 8/11/11

News of the Weird 8/11/11

by Chuck Shepherd For years, many traditional funerals in Taiwan—especially in rural areas or among working classes—have included pop singers and bikinied dancers, supposedly to entertain the [...]

News of the Weird 8/4/11

News of the Weird 8/4/11

by Chuck Shepherd A More Reputable Career: Thomas Heathfield was a well-paid banking consultant with a promising career in Maidenhead, England, but gave it up this year to move to South Africa and [...]

News of The Weird 3/3/11

News of The Weird 3/3/11

by Chuck Shepherd Leading Economic Indicator The government of Romania, attempting both to make amends for historical persecution of fortune-telling “witches” and to collect more tax revenue, [...]

News of the Weird 2/17/11

News of the Weird 2/17/11

By Chuck Shepherd The ear has a “G-spot,” explained the Santa Clara, Calif., ear-nose-and-throat surgeon, and thus the moans of ecstasy that Vietnamese “ear pickers” reportedly elicit from [...]

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