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News of the Weird 3/30/17

News of the Weird 3/30/17

By Chuck Shepherd TP Goes High Tech China's public-park restrooms have for years suffered toilet-paper theft by local residents who raid dispensers for their own homes (a cultural habit, wrote [...]

News of the Weird 3/23/17

News of the Weird 3/23/17

By Chuck Shepherd Location, Location, Location A highlight of the recent upmarket surge in Brooklyn, N.Y., as a residential and retail favorite, was the asking price for an ordinary parking space [...]

News of the Weird 3/16/17

News of the Weird 3/16/17

By Chuck Shepherd Entrepreneurial Spirit Perhaps there are parents who (according to the Cinepolis movie chain) long to watch movies in theaters while their children (aged 3 and up) frolic in [...]

News of the Weird 3/9/17

News of the Weird 3/9/17

By Chuck Shepherd Exploiting Villains In February, two teams of South Korean researchers announced cancer-fighting breakthroughs —by taking lessons from how two of medicine's most vexing, [...]

News of the Weird 3/2/17

News of the Weird 3/2/17

By Chuck Shepherd Suspicions Confirmed Despite California's 2015 law aimed at improving the fairness of its red-light cameras, the city of Fremont (pop. 214,000, just north of San Jose) reported [...]

News of the Weird 2/23/17

News of the Weird 2/23/17

By Chuck Shepherd U-S-A! U-S-A! Although discouraging the marriage of children in developing nations has been U.S. foreign policy for years, a data-collecting watchdog group in America disclosed [...]

News of the Weird 2/16/17

News of the Weird 2/16/17

By Chuck Shepherd The Man With the Golden Mop San Francisco's best-paid janitor earned more than a quarter-million dollars cleaning stations for Bay Area Rapid Transit in 2015, according to a [...]

News of the Weird 2/9/17

News of the Weird 2/9/17

By Chuck Shepherd EWWWW! On Jan. 31, doctors at Stanley Medical College and Hospital in Chennai, India, removed a live, full-grown cockroach from the nasal cavity of a 42-year-old woman whose nose [...]

News of the Weird 2/2/17

News of the Weird 2/2/17

By Chuck Shepherd Work of a Researcher "Field work is always challenging," explained Courtney Marneweck of South Africa's University of KwaZulu-Natal in a recent journal article, but studying the [...]

News of the Weird 1/26/17

News of the Weird 1/26/17

By Chuck Shepherd Suspicions Confirmed Schools' standardized tests are often criticized as harmfully rigid, and in the latest version of the Texas Education Agency's STAAR test, poet Sara Holbrook [...]

News of the Weird 1/19/17

News of the Weird 1/19/17

By Chuck Shepherd The Way the World Works Former elementary school teacher Maria Caya, who was allowed to resign quietly in 2013 from her Janesville, Wisconsin, school after arriving drunk on a [...]

News of the Weird 1/12/17

News of the Weird 1/12/17

By Chuck Shepherd Leading Economic Indicator The salary the Golden State Warriors pay to basketball whiz Stephen Curry may be a bargain at $12 million a year, but the economics is weirder about [...]

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