All posts tagged "news"

  • 160720NewsoftheWeird
    NEWS OF THE WEIRD 7.20.16

    Fashion Challenges Beautician Sarah Bryan, 28, of Wakefield, England, who garnered worldwide notoriety last year when she introduced a wearable dress made of 3,000 Skittles, returned this summer with a wearable skirt and bra made of donated...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • 160713NewsoftheWeird
    NEWS OF THE WEIRD 7.13.16

    Blessings, Guaranteed More and more churches (“hundreds,” according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a “money-back guarantee” if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days—but then feel that God...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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  • 160706NewsoftheWeird
    NEWS OF THE WEIRD 7.6.16

    Longtime Recurring Theme Peaks JACKSON HOLE, WY – In May, an apparently devout woman named Katy Vasquez of Winter Park, Fla., posted a sincerely written entry on Facebook (and told Huffington Post in an interview) that she...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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  • 160706TOU
    THEM ON US

    Police solve missing bison case JACKSON HOLE, WY – Law enforcement agencies across the country are facing public backlash regarding their approach to arrests, infringements on Constitutional rights, and wrongful death suits. So it’s refreshing to see...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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  • 160629NewsoftheWeird
    NEWS OF THE WEIRD 6.29.16

    Getting Fannies in the Seats The Bunyadi opened in London in June for a three-month run as the world’s newest nude-dining experience, and now has a reservation waiting list of 40,000 (since it only seats 42). Besides...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • 160622NewsoftheWeird
    NEWS OF THE WEIRD 6.22.16

    App Nauseam In May, the Norwegian Consumer Council staged a live, 32-hour TV broadcast marathon—a word-for-word reading of the “terms of service” for internet applications Instagram, Spotify and more than two dozen others, totaling 900 pages and...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • 160615TOU
    THEM ON US

    Rodeo queen flags down Nat Geo In honor of Flag Day, National Geographic ran a pictorial story on flags from around the world. The feature, written by Melody Rowell, published on June 11. The photo gallery featured...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • 160615NewsoftheWeird
    NEWS OF THE WEIRD 6.15.16

    Who’s a Good Boy? Life is good now for British men who “identify” as dogs and puppies, as evidenced by a BBC documentary (Secret Life of the Human Pups) showing men in body outfits (one a Lycra-suited...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • 160608Buzz
    THE BUZZ: This Is Home

    Council stays the course to limit commercial development as citizens show up in droves for rally. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “I want people to know we are listening, we will work to fix what is broken. ...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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  • 160608TOU
    THEM ON US 6.8.16

    Wildlife in Yellowstone: Humans JACKSON HOLE, WY – Bad behavior and poor decision-making continues at the nation’s first national park. Author Lee H. Whittlesey can forget adding a chapter or two to his 1995 and 2014 editions...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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