All posts tagged "news"

  • FEATURE: PROJECT CENSORED

    The Top Ten Censored Stories of 2015-2016. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Throughout its 40-year history, Project Censored has covered a lot of ground that the corporate mainstream media has missed. Launched by Carl Jensen, a sociology professor...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 10.19.16

    Extreme Hobbies John Weigel and Olaf Danielson are engaged in a frenzied battle of “extreme birdwatching,” each hoping to close out 2016 as the new North American champ of the American Birding Association, and a September Smithsonian...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 10.12.16

    Frontiers of Science Large kidney stones typically mean eye-watering pain and sudden urinary blockage until the stone “passes” (often requiring expensive sound-wave treatment to break up a large stone). Michigan State University urologist David Wartinger told The...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 10.5.16

    Foul-Feathered Friends In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, noting a recent uptick in cases of “live-poultry-associated salmonella,” repeated its earlier (apparently largely ignored) alert that people should not be kissing chickens (or ducks or...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • THEM ON US

    Outdoor icon comes home An icon in American conservation, Craighead’s passing was noted by Missoula’s Independent Record early this week. He turned 100 on August 14. “I have listened to the voice of the mountain for most...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 9.21.16

    What Goes Around, Comes Around JACKSON HOLE, WY – One of the Islamic State’s first reforms in captured territory has been to require adult women to dress devoutly—including the face-covering burka robe, which, in Western democracies famously...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 9.14.16

    These Shoes Weren’t Made for Walkin’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – The upscale clothier Barneys New York recently introduced $585 “Distressed Superstar Sneakers” (from the high-end brand Golden Goose) that were purposely designed to look scuffed, well-worn and...

    • Posted September 13, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 9.7.16

    Outstanding in Their Fields The recently concluded Olympics included a few of the more obscure athletic endeavors (such as dressage for horses and steeplechase for humans), but U.S. colleges compete in even less-heralded “sports,” such as wood...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • THEM ON US

    Smile, you’re on web cam OK, why is the cyberspace community so enthralled with the downtown Jackson webcam? The cam, owned by Bob Strobel of See Jackson Hole, went live on July 20 and has since picked...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 8.31.16

    Virtual Fandom The phenomenal Japanese singer Hatsune Miku (100 million YouTube hits) is coming off of a sold-out, 10-city North American concert tour with high-energy audiences (blocks-long lines to get in; raucous crowd participation; hefty souvenir sales),...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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