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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.

Tokyo Portal Outage Delays Millions Of Japanese Warp Commuters

TOKYO—Saying the outdated system needed to be upgraded or replaced to avoid similar problems going forward, millions of inconvenienced Japanese warp commuters expressed frustration Thursday following a Tokyo portal outage that caused delays of up to eight seconds.
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First Female Tower Of London Guard Bullied

The bullying of Moira Cameron, the first female "Beefeater" guard in the Tower of London's history, has resulted in the suspension of two Beefeaters and the investigation of a third. What do you think?
  • "It's understandable that she would be bullied, since those men are probably bullied all the time by real soldiers."

    Sara Donelly Project Administrator
  • "These new guards better toughen up if they're going to have any hope of containing Sir Thomas More."

    Kevin Wiggs Systems Analyst
  • "Yeah, but it's weird seeing a woman wearing that dress."

    Ed Farley Truck Driver

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