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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Weird

Abnormal Science


News of the Weird


Child-Bearing, Explained: Virginia state legislator Bob Marshall, speaking in February in opposition to state funding for Planned Parenthood, said the organization is partly responsible for the number...
 
Thursday, May 6, 2010

We Require Hundreds of Hours of Training for Barbers, But None for Parents


News of the Weird


Delmer Doss, 19, and his girlfriend, Amber Burgess, 19, were arrested in Stanley, N.C., in February on child abuse charges after police found a video made by the couple of their 11-month-old son. The ...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

United Kingdom Ninnies


News of the Weird


Macdonald Portal Golf and Spa Hotel (Cheshire, England) declined to provide a toothpick to a dinner guest on New Year's Day (to dislodge a piece of meat between his teeth) because the facility's manag...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Questionable Judgments


News of the Weird


Under Britain's Department of Health guidelines, prisoners about to be released, and who had previously taken drugs but cured their addiction while incarcerated, are being purposely re-addicted by war...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

News That Sounds Like a Joke


News of the Weird


In January, the principal of D. Roy Kennedy Public School in Ottawa, Ontario, banned "ball-playing" anywhere on school grounds, declaring that it is too dangerous. Ricardo West, 22, who performs as a ...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Latest Religious Messages


News of the Weird


John Ridgeway, 45, filed a federal false-imprisonment lawsuit in March based on his 2005 trial over a traffic charge. According to a report in Michigan's Bay City Times, just before the jury returned ...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Fetishes on Parade


News of the Weird


A 27-year-old man reported to Oklahoma City police in April that he was sexually assaulted by a man who had perhaps misunderstood the first man's intentions. According to a story in The Oklahoman, the...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Cultural Diversity


News of the Weird


One of the world's longest-running TV comedy shows (according to an April Reuters dispatch from South Korea) is the weekly North Korean production "It's So Funny," with its undynamic format of a man a...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Boobquake


News of the Weird


In mid-April, senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Kazem Sedighi issued a warning that recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and elsewhere were caused by women's loose sex and immodest dress. Immediately, Je...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Readers' Choice


News of the Weird


Albert Bailey, 27, and a 16-year-old buddy were charged with robbery of a People's United Bank in Fairfield, Conn., in March, after they made it much too easy for police by calling the bank beforehand...
 
Thursday, May 20, 2010
 
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