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News of the Weird 11/15/12

News of the Weird 11/15/12

by Chuck Shepherd Fine points of Florida gambling law In October, state alcohol agents, assisted by local police in full riot gear, pointing their weapons, raided a bar in Largo, Fla., to shut [...]

News of the Weird 11/8/12

News of the Weird 11/8/12

by Chuck Shepherd Disgraced but Not Contrite Chutzpah! The former police chief of Bell, Calif., Randy Adams, had resigned in disgrace after prosecutors charged eight other city officials with [...]

News of the Weird 11/1/12

News of the Weird 11/1/12

by Chuck Shepherd Caught on Video: Christ’s Return “Coming Up Next! The Resurrection! Live!”: “If the Messiah descends from the Mount of Olives as foretold in the Bible,” wrote the Los [...]

News of the Weird 10/25/12

News of the Weird 10/25/12

by Chuck Shepherd Horse show jumping, minus the horse Horse show jumping is a longtime Olympics sport, but for the last 10 years, equestrians have been performing in “horseless” show jumping, [...]

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 [...]

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