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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Weird

22nd Century Already?


News of the Weird


Later this year, manufacturer Organovo, of San Diego, will begin shipping its $200,000 ink-jet-type printers that create living organs for patients needing transplants. The 3-D "bioprinter" works by s...
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Unusual Recipes


News of the Weird


It's a simple recipe, said A-List New York City chef Daniel Angerer: a cheese derived from the breast milk of his wife, who is nursing the couple's 3-month-old daughter. As a chef, he said, "you look ...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Undignified Deaths


News of the Weird


A 36-year-old man drowned in Denville, N.J., in January during a friendly swimming competition with a pal, as they raced underneath a 30-yard long ice patch on partially frozen Indian Lake. New York C...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Weirdo-American Community


News of the Weird


When the FBI finally concluded that the late-2001 anthrax scare was the work of government scientist Bruce Ivins (who committed suicide in 2008), the bureau released its investigative files, revealing...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Questionable Judgments


News of the Weird


In December, in St. Tammany Parish, La., and in February, near Miami Township, Ohio, men driving young female family members around decided it would be cool to feign crimes as they drove. Tim Williams...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Latest Religious Messages


News of the Weird


Japan's Mantokuji temple in Gumma province was historically the place where women went to cleanse themselves in divorce, aided by the temple's iconic toilets, into which the bad spirits from the faile...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Cultural Diversity


News of the Weird


Florida's Agriculture Department, acting on a tip, confiscated Giant African Snails believed to have been smuggled into the country by Charles Stewart of Hialeah, Fla., for use in the religion Ifa Ori...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Child-Unfriendly Religions


News of the Weird


Jeff and Marci Beagley were sentenced to 16 months in prison in March after a jury in Oregon City, Ore., found them guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of their teenage son, whose con...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Alcohol, That Miracle Drug


News of the Weird


Toni Tramel, 31, angry at being jailed in Owensboro, Ky., for public intoxication in March, had "assaulting a police officer" added to the charges when, changing into a jail uniform, she allegedly poi...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Update


News of the Weird


UpdateRobert "Prince Mongo" Hodges had been disturbing people, and sometimes running for office, for 10 years before he came to News of the Weird's attention in September 1992 by attracting nearly 3,0...
 
Thursday, April 8, 2010
 
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