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The Life Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Today marks 20 years since the funeral of Princess Diana, known to many as the “people’s princess.” The Onion looks back at the life of Princess Diana before it was cut tragically short.

Study: Other Countries Weird

BOSTON—Examining a wide variety of cross-cultural data, a Boston University study released Monday determined that other countries are weird.

Japanese Family Puts Aging Robot In Retirement Home

KYOTO, JAPAN—Saying the move to the assisted care facility was the right decision after so many years of operation, members of the Akiyama family finally put their aging robot in a retirement home, sources reported Friday.

North Korea Successfully Detonates Nuclear Scientist

PYONGYANG—Hailing it as a significant step forward for their ballistic weapons program just hours after suffering a failed missile launch, North Korean leaders announced Monday they had successfully detonated a nuclear scientist.
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China Cracking Down On Foreign Journalists

In the wake of the upheaval in the Middle East, the Chinese government has been tracking, detaining, and even beating foreign journalists who have attempted to cover protests there. What do you think?

  • "That explains all the 'Ahhs!’ and 'Kabonks!’ in the New York Times' world news columns.”

    Sue Cameron Genealogist
  • "If journalists would simply censor themselves, like they do here at home, they wouldn't face these kinds of threats."

    Keith Winfield Systems Analyst
  • "Believe me, this treatment isn't just reserved for visiting journalists. They do the same exact thing if you pound on Chairman Mao's crystal coffin."

    Allen Brand Unemployed

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