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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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Prince William Engaged

The engagement of Prince William to his longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton was announced Tuesday. What do you think?

  • "Young man dressed like Thurston Howell III, check. Young woman with a slightly horsey build, check. Obscenely expensive ring from the monarchy's private collection, check. Yep, looks like a British royal engagement to me."

    Tom Carthy Medical Social Worker
  • "People are probably jumping all over her about being after the family's money, but she's been with him for eight years. I don't see why she shouldn't be promoted."

    Perry Ireland Electric Assembler
  • "She knows that being decapitated for not producing a male heir is part of the deal, right?"

    Marianne Rizzo Senior Solution Architect

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