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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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Plague In China

Ziketan, a farming town of 10,000 in the Qinghai province of China, has been locked down in an attempt to prevent the spread of pneumonic plague. What do you think?
  • "How convenient that people are coming down with some kind of 'plague' right when the sorghum harvest is due."

    Petra Horn Systems Analyst
  • "If this is anything like the Black Plague that hit Europe in the 14th century, then all you have to do to get rid of it is kill the town's Jews."

    Lou Morley Network Relay Tester
  • "Ha! Good luck. I attempted to prevent the spread of pneumonic plague once, and I died of pneumonic plague."

    Kevin Dudley Deceased

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