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News of the Weird 10/18/12

News of the Weird 10/18/12

by Chuck Shepherd Great Art! For September’s Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, artists Michiko Nitta and Michael Burton commissioned soprano Louise Ashcroft to [...]

News of the Weird 10/11/12

News of the Weird 10/11/12

by Chuck Shepherd Men Want to Be Pretty, Too For some reason, South Korea (with about one-sixth the men that America has) is the world’s largest consumer of male cosmetics, with its leading [...]

News of the Weird 10/4/12

News of the Weird 10/4/12

by Chuck Shepherd French Full-Body Health Care As the U.S. government’s role in health care is debated, the French government’s role was highlighted in February with a report on Slate.com [...]

News of the Weird 9/27/12

News of the Weird 9/27/12

by Chuck Shepherd Roach Responders At a conference in August, researchers from North Carolina State University demonstrated their latest technological advance in aiding “first responders” to [...]

News of the Weird 9/20/12

News of the Weird 9/20/12

by Chuck Shepherd And What Were Y-o-u Doing at Age 14? Among the students featured in Popular Science’s September list of young inventors was Fabian Fernandez-Han, 14, of Conroe, Texas, who [...]

News of the Weird 9/13/12

News of the Weird 9/13/12

by Chuck Shepherd Innate opera Researchers Having Fun: Scientists from the Primate Research Institute at Japan’s Kyoto University reported in an August journal article that they had given helium [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Intruder (Not) Alert Are We Safe? In August, Daniel Castillo’a Jet Ski broke down in New York City’s Jamaica Bay, forcing him to swim to the nearest shore -- at JFK [...]

News of the Weird 8/30/12

News of the Weird 8/30/12

by Chuck Shepherd OVERDOSE OF EVIDENCE In August, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration dropped all charges against a doctor who has been at the center of a prescription-drug fraud case [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Unclear on the Concept (and the Image): The Associated Press, reporting in August from Jerusalem, noted that the ultra-Orthodox community’s “modesty patrols” were selling [...]

News of the Weird 8/16/12

News of the Weird 8/16/12

by Chuck Shepherd Freedom Under Attack First Amendment Blues: (1) A bar in Horry County, S.C., named the Suck Bang Blow filed a lawsuit in May challenging the county’s new ordinance prohibiting [...]

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