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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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Libyan Pilots Seek Asylum

After refusing to bomb a crowd of protesters, two Libyan air force pilots landed their jets in Malta and are now seeking political asylum. What do you think?

  • "This is a golden opportunity for the Maltese military to leapfrog to the cutting edge of 1950s French jet-fighter technology."

    Pam Verellen Garde-Manger
  • "This could make a great story. Is one of the pilots fussy, and the other one a big slob?"

    Andy Knudson Systems Analyst
  • "Hey, how come when I wanted to defect, Malta told me they were closed?"

    Ari Latona Unemployed

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