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News of the Weird 1/5/17

News of the Weird 1/5/17

By Chuck Shepherd Oh-So-Sweet Dreams The Hastens workshop in Koping, Sweden, liberally using the phrase "master artisans" recently, unveiled its made-to-order $149,900 mattress. Bloomberg News [...]

News of the Weird 12/29/16

News of the Weird 12/29/16

By Chuck Shepherd The Continuing Crisis Though the presidential election of 2016 was certainly more volatile than usual, one reaction to the outcome was the apparent ease with which some in [...]

News of the Weird 12/22/16

News of the Weird 12/22/16

By Chuck Shepherd Holes Against Humanity The rebellion against the absurdities of Black Friday this year by the organization Cards Against Humanity came in the form of raising money to dig a [...]

News of the Weird 12/15/16

News of the Weird 12/15/16

By Chuck Shepherd Suspicions Confirmed Evolution, according to scientists, likely explains why some "prey" develop defense mechanisms to avoid "predators," i.e., the prey who fail to develop them [...]

News of the Weird 12/8/16

News of the Weird 12/8/16

By Chuck Shepherd Ecret-Say Ode-Kay American gangsters traditionally use euphemisms and nicknames ("Chin," "The Nose") to disguise criminal activities, but among details revealed at a November [...]

News of the Weird 12/1/16

News of the Weird 12/1/16

By Chuck Shepherd Even Baking Soda Is Dangerous Almost all law enforcement agencies in America use the Scott Reagent field test when they discover powder that looks like cocaine, but the several [...]

News of the Weird 11/24/16

News of the Weird 11/24/16

By Chuck Shepherd Future of Travel Australian aviator David Mayman has promised investors that his personal jet packs will hit the market by mid-2017, though early adopters will pay about $250,000 [...]

News of the Weird 11/9/16

News of the Weird 11/9/16

By Chuck Shepherd The Nanny State New York City officially began licensing professional fire eaters earlier this year, and classes have sprung up to teach the art so that the city's Fire [...]

News of the Weird 11/3/16

News of the Weird 11/3/16

By Chuck Shepherd Can't Possibly Be True Kids as young as 6 who live on a cliff top in China's Atule'er village in Sichuan province will no longer have to use flexible vine-based ladders to climb [...]

News of the Weird 10/20/16

News of the Weird 10/20/16

By Chuck Shepherd Pot for Pets As nine states next month ask voters to approve some form of legalization of marijuana, a "new customer base" for the product—pets—was highlighted in an October [...]

News of the Weird 10/13/16

News of the Weird 10/13/16

By Chuck Shepherd Extreme Hobbies John Weigel and Olaf Danielson are engaged in a frenzied battle of "extreme birdwatching," each hoping to close out 2016 as the new North American champ of the [...]

News of the Weird 10/6/16

News of the Weird 10/6/16

By Chuck Shepherd Frontiers of Science Large kidney stones typically mean eye-watering pain and sudden urinary blockage until the stone "passes" (often requiring expensive sound-wave treatment to [...]

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