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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TOKYO—Saying the outdated system needed to be upgraded or replaced to avoid similar problems going forward, millions of inconvenienced Japanese warp commuters expressed frustration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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London Bombings

London subways and buses have been targeted in two subway attacks in recent weeks. What do you think?
  • "What? Did these madmen not hear the world denounce these acts just weeks ago?"

    Joshua Banks Veterinary Aid
  • "Well, it certainly led to a lot of poorly Photoshopped crying lions and unicorns in my e-mail."

    Derrick Powers Roofer
  • "The sad thing is, London may now develop anti-Pakistani racism for the first time in its history."

    Dalia Lofton Systems Analyst
  • "Whatever dangers London may face, I am confident that the strong leadership of Her Majesty the Queen can handle any challenge."

    Allen Ward Nurse
  • "Are the Brits flying into a blind rage and invading an oil-producing country for no reason? Well, why not?"

    Carolyn Allen Fire Inspector
  • "As an Irishman, I think whoever's behind this should be found and punished if it isn't us."

    Rodney Price Daycare Operator

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