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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Weird

Beetle-mania


News of the Weird


In January, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers confiscated a live, jeweled beetle that a woman was wearing as an "accessory" on her sweater as she crossed into Brownsville, Texas, from Mexico...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

White People in Turmoil


News of the Weird


April Gaede, who four years ago guided her teenage daughters, Lynx and Lamb (performing as "Prussian Blue"), to a brief music career singing neo-Nazi songs, announced a new project recently on the whi...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Recurring Themes


News of the Weird


The Whole Truth and Nothing But: Last August, an applicant for the police force in Montgomery, Ala., following directions to be truthful during the job interview, admitted that he owned child pornogra...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Questionable Judgments


News of the Weird


In Thailand, the endangered status of crocodiles and elephants is largely ignored by the public, who are instead enthralled with the giant pandas and their cub on loan from China. (There is even a 24-...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Obsessions


News of the Weird


Unless Stephen Gough, 50, changes his mind about wearing pants, he risks spending the rest of his life behind bars, according to a January ruling of Scotland's Perth Sheriff Court. Gough, Britain's "n...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Latest Religious Messages


News of the Weird


A Montana-based sect is fighting to remain viable, six months after the death of its "Mother," the Jesus-channeling Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Several aspirants have tried to claim her mantle, but the s...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Leading Economic Indicators


News of the Weird


After the New York Post reported in December on the 175-square-foot Manhattan apartment recently purchased by Christopher Prokop and his wife (for $150,000, with $800 monthly in maintenance fees), res...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Least Competent Criminals


News of the Weird


Shane Williams-Allen, 19, was arrested in Tavares, Fla., in January and charged with burglarizing an unmarked police car and stealing several items, including handcuffs and a Taser gun. Eventually, Wi...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Cultural Diversity


News of the Weird


Computer-obsessed Japanese nerds' latest fancy is Love Plus, a Nintendo DS dating simulation that allows them a young, attractive, mouthy, teenage digital "girlfriend" who begs for attention. The touc...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Beetle-mania


News of the Weird


In January, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers confiscated a live, jeweled beetle that a woman was wearing as an "accessory" on her sweater as she crossed into Brownsville, Texas, from Mexico...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010
 
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