Funny old world, a repository for bizarre news stories

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Postby kewl klive » 02 Nov 2016, 08:22

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Postby souphound » 02 Nov 2016, 15:13

Bono named on Glamour magazine's Women of the Year list

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-37845314
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Postby The Great Defector » 03 Nov 2016, 15:01

US actor Steven Seagal given Russian citizenship by Putin


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37858513
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Postby sloopjohnc » 03 Nov 2016, 15:45

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Postby The Great Defector » 01 Dec 2016, 13:22

Not bizarre but a two fingers up to that Shkreli wank.

Australian boys recreate life-saving drug


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-38153254
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Postby The Great Defector » 07 Dec 2016, 16:08

Drama Queenie wrote:You are a chauvinist of the quaintest kind. About as threatening as Jack Duckworth, you are a harmless relic of that cherished era when things were 'different'. Now get back to drawing a moustache on that page three model

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Postby Charlie O. » 07 Dec 2016, 16:41

The Great DeFector wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/phil-jackson-doesnt-understand-why-002959065.html


Is "posse" racist now?

Yeah, that's a new one on me, too.
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Postby The Great Defector » 08 Dec 2016, 12:19

New Zealander says passport photo rejection 'not racist'



http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38241833
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Postby The Great Defector » 08 Dec 2016, 17:36

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38252457

Sofia Vergara: US actress faces lawsuit 'from own embryos'


Sued by your own unborn potential children. That's a first.
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Postby The Great Defector » 14 Dec 2016, 16:56

Didn't know where else to put it, but this makes me happy as it's a start.

http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-38303410
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Postby souphound » 21 Dec 2016, 15:10

Footy wrote:Last week, I discovered that the cordless drill I bought about 5 years ago is, in fact, a cordless screwdiver.

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Postby Count Machuki » 29 Dec 2016, 17:51

Canadian man says he punched a cougar in the head to protect his dog

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Postby souphound » 09 Mar 2017, 19:07

Florida lawyer's trousers catch fire in court arson trial

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39223150

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Postby Phil T » 10 Mar 2017, 07:58

"India washing machine launched with 'curry' button"

I wonder if it requires the use of lager, rather than fabric conditioner? Anyway, Panasonic should seriously consider selling this model in the UK:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39176358

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Postby PresMuffley » 16 Mar 2017, 09:52

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/alabama/articles/2017-03-15/senate-committee-approves-church-police-force

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama church is a step closer to having its own police force.

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would authorize Briarwood Presbyterian Church to employ its own police force. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate.

A House committee has approved a similar bill, but the proposal has not yet gotten a floor vote.

The Birmingham-area congregation of 4,000 wants to create a police department to protect its church and school.

Church administrator Matt Moore told the committee that the Sandy Hook school shooting "changed everything" in terms of concerns about security.

The state has given a few private universities the authority to have a police force, but never a church or non-school entity.

Opponents worry crimes could be covered up by the church.
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Postby Charlie O. » 16 Mar 2017, 16:25

PresMuffley wrote:Opponents worry crimes could be covered up by the church.[/i]

That was my first thought.

Well, alright... second.


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Postby PresMuffley » 23 Mar 2017, 20:25

I found this rather odd. Never heard of the "global hair trade" before.

The Dirty Secrets of the Global Hair Trade
http://truthdig.com/report/item/the_first_brick_in_the_wall_20170322
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Postby PresMuffley » 29 Mar 2017, 19:40

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/29/giant-python-swallows-indonesian-farmer-in-one-go

A farmer has been found inside the belly of a giant python after the animal was caught near where he vanished while harvesting his crops in Indonesia. The body of Akbar, 25, was discovered inside the seven-metre (23ft) snake, which had been spotted slithering awkwardly in Salubiro village, on the eastern island of Sulawesi, on Monday.“We were immediately suspicious that the snake had swallowed Akbar because around the site we found palm fruit, his harvesting tool and a boot,” said Junaidi, a senior village official.Worried relatives launched a search for Akbar after he did not return home from the family’s plantation on Sunday.Junaidi said the snake had swallowed the farmer whole, adding that it was the only such fatality recorded in the region.This kind of python, which regularly exceeds 20ft, is commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines. While the serpents have been known to attack small animals, attempts to eat people are rare.In 2013, a security guard on the island of Bali was killed by a python at a luxury beachfront hotel.
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