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News of the Weird 11/03/11

News of the Weird 11/03/11

by Chuck Shepherd Saddam Hussein Back in the News: (1) Mohamed Bishr, an Egyptian man bearing a remarkable resemblance to the late Iraqi dictator, claimed in October that he had been briefly [...]

News of the Weird 10/27/11

News of the Weird 10/27/11

by Chuck Shepherd “My ultimate dream is to be buried in a deep ocean close to where penguins live,” explained the former Alfred David, 79, otherwise known in his native Belgium as “Monsieur [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Bureaucrat’s Delight: An update of the official index for classifying medical conditions (for research and quality control, and for insurance claims) was released recently, to [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Risky Business Models: (1) Orlando-area cosmetic surgeon Jeffrey Hartog inaugurated Liquid Gold, a storehouse for patients’ frozen liposuctioned fat, charging $900 to safekeep [...]

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 [...]

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