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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TOKYO—Saying the outdated system needed to be upgraded or replaced to avoid similar problems going forward, millions of inconvenienced Japanese warp commuters expressed frustration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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How Illegal Immigrants Cross The Border

Last week, in one of its largest arrests in the past year, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended 128 individuals suspected of illegally entering the country from Mexico as a single group. How are immigrants crossing into the United States?

  • Disguising self as asshole, joining group disguised as assholes, walking across border, blending in immediately
  • Having sexy cousins ask the Border Patrol whose breasts are nicer, then sneaking past while guards are judging
  • Getting selves medically disassembled to appear as a carton of donated organs and then reanimated by mad scientist in Brownsville, TX
  • Being carried across border and expelled by female, eventually growing to normal size
  • Launching a hot air balloon, then running across when everyone's looking up at it
  • E-mailing relatives in the States and adding themselves as attachments
  • Gulping down a handful of LSD and slipping straight into Phoenix on a rainbow
  • Devoting entire life to study of civil engineering, attending prestigious American doctoral program on student visa, completing coursework with distinction, allowing visa to expire, and then craftily fleecing U.S. out of millions and undermining native citizens' liberties

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