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News of the Weird 6/11/15

News of the Weird 6/11/15

By Chuck Shepherd Living Small Apartment buyers in ridiculously expensive Hong Kong are now eagerly paying up to the equivalent of $500,000 (U.S.) for units not much bigger than a U.S. parking [...]

News of the Weird 6/4/15

News of the Weird 6/4/15

By Chuck Shepherd "Meals" 2.0 Silicon Valley code-writers and engineers work long hours—with apparently little time for "food" as we know it. Eating is "time wasted," in the words of celebrity [...]

News of the Weird 5/28/15

News of the Weird 5/28/15

By Chuck Shepherd Recurring Themes Drivers Hit With Their Own Cars Recently: (1) A 64-year-old woman was knocked down by her in-gear minivan in Lake Crystal, Minnesota, as she got out to retrieve [...]

News of the Weird 5/21/15

News of the Weird 5/21/15

By Chuck Shepherd Great Art Class! Among the requirements of "Visual Arts 104A" at the University of California, San Diego is that, for the final exam, students would make a presentation while [...]

News of the Weird 5/14/15

News of the Weird 5/14/15

by Chuck Shepherd Is This a Great Country or What? There's hardly a more "generic" song in America than "Happy Birthday to You," but to this day (until a judge renders a decision in a pending [...]

News of the Weird 5/7/15

News of the Weird 5/7/15

By Chuck Shepherd Donating for Dollars Already, healthy people can donate blood, sperm and eggs, but now the nonprofit OpenBiome offers donors $40 for bowel movements—to supply "fecal [...]

News of the Weird 4/30/15

News of the Weird 4/30/15

By Chuck Shepherd Marital Enhancement Saudi Arabia's very first sex accessory shop (in the holy city of Mecca) should be opening soon, according to news reports—operated by a Moroccan Muslim, [...]

News of the Weird 4/23/15

News of the Weird 4/23/15

By Chuck Shepherd World's Worst Sculptor It seemed like a good idea when the town of Celoron, New York, agreed in 2009 to pay for a bronze statue honoring the village's only celebrity. Lucille [...]

News of the Weird 4/16/15

News of the Weird 4/16/15

By Chuck Shepherd Wait, What? Several theaters in Denmark reported in March that they had begun adding subtitles -- to Danish-language films, because so many customers complained that the dialogue [...]

News of the Weird 4/9/15

News of the Weird 4/9/15

By Chuck Shepherd Wait, What? An unarmed man, suspected of no crime, who three years ago was shot 16 times by police while lying in his bed, told a Seattle Times reporter in March that he bears no [...]

News of the Weird 4/2/15

News of the Weird 4/2/15

By Chuck Shepherd Man's Best Friend Researchers are now preparing a study seeking to confirm that dog slobber, by itself (and not just the psychological advantages of playing with and petting a [...]

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