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Spreadsheet parenting


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Loco parentis: First-time mother Amy Webb proudly notates dozens of data points about her child each day and obsessively tracks their detailed progression by computer on spreadsheets, according to the provocative first-person account she wrote for Slate.com in July.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

News of the Weird


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird (.995) WEEK OF MARCH 4, 2007 Muslims Find School Kosher About half the students who at...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Two angry psychiatrists from a failed romance get thoroughly analyzed in their lawsuit


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
In March, a jury in Los Angeles listened to nine psychiatrists testify, along with other witnesses who openly described their sex lives, before finally deciding that neither party in the shrink-vs.-sh...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007

A Tennessee prison tries to poach California inmates


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
A Tennessee prison tries to poach California inmates (The West Tennessee Detention Facility (Mason, Tenn.) made a video pitch for California inmates, hoping some would volunteer to be out...
 
Thursday, April 5, 2007

A political appeal to the Finnish Klingon community


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
A political appeal to the Finnish Klingon community A political appeal to the Finnish Klingon community ... Plus, insurance against paper cuts, preferring babies with abnormalities, Egypt...
 
Thursday, March 29, 2007

Touring the World's Greatest Slums


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Touring the World's Greatest Slums The Kibera neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, and the Dahravi section of Mumbai, India, are two of the planet's most appalling slums, but residents have re...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

A California School's Racial Pep Rallies


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
A California School's Racial Pep Rallies  Mount Diablo High School (Concord, Calif.) students met in racial groups in February to prepare for upcoming statewide tests, to motivate them to imp...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Muslims Find school Kosher


News of the Weird

Chuck Shepherd
Muslims Find School Kosher About half the students who attend the Jewish primary school King David, in Birmingham, England, are Muslims, and in fact, their parents work hard to get them i...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007
 
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