Horoscope for the week of September 2, 1997

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Child’s Loose Grasp On Balloon Only Thing Between Peace And Anarchy At Restaurant

JACKSONVILLE, FL—Eating their meals and conversing pleasantly without paying any heed to how loosely the string was wrapped around the young child’s finger, diners at a local Panera Bread reportedly went about their lunch Wednesday completely unaware that 2-year-old Nate Pollen’s tenuous grasp on a red helium balloon was the only thing standing between peace and total anarchy.

Biologists Still No Closer To Discovering How Birds Have Sex

BERKELEY, CA—With not a single scientist having successfully observed the behavior despite extensive ongoing research, the field of biology has made no progress in its understanding of how birds have sex, experts at the University of California told reporters Wednesday.

Best Buy Employee Wearing Different Colored Shirt For Some Reason

‘His Shirt Is Black,’ Confused Customers Say

FAIRFAX, VA—Eyeing the staff member with wariness and confusion, customers at the Fair City Mall Best Buy location confirmed Wednesday that one of the store’s employees was, for some reason, wearing a black shirt rather than a blue one like the rest of his coworkers.

Nobel Peace Prize Candidates

There are 273 candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, the second-highest number of nominees ever, and the laureate(s) will be announced Friday before the prize ceremony in December. Here are some notable candidates for this year’s award:
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Horoscope for the week of September 2, 1997

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You'll experience newfound popularity after being remixed into an extended dance version by The Chemical Brothers.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    A pall is cast over the next few weeks when the stars reveal that Hal Holbrook, your real father, has chosen you to carry on his legacy of one-man shows.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    Strange impulses you can neither describe nor explain impel you to take your life savings, drive to Vegas, and put it all on red.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    You experience a joyous reunion with long-lost friends this week when your local NBC affiliate begins airing Magnum, P.I. reruns.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    The stars indicate that your new 225-function, 81-button, graphics-capable scientific calculator will help you obtain sex this week.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    After an internal audit of Virgo's books, we have discovered that you owe back payments of $3,421.46. Unless we receive payment immediately, your luck will be canceled.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    Mars in your star sign indicates that Libra is passing behind Sol’s ecliptic.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    A quick flip through your address book reveals that you have not called Heather in some time.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    After clearing the negative clutter and distracting reactive emotions from the storehouse of your mind’s inner eye, you discover that you are a gullible, superstitious New Ager.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    You are making great strides in personal growth this week, thanks to the vacuum pump, special weight set and steroid pills you ordered from Club magazine.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    You will be tried and found guilty of several dark and depraved crimes, thanks to your following the advice you received on the Psychotic Friends Hotline.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Trouble at work subsides this week when you finally take your turn cleaning the contacts, headgear and seat of the prison's electric chair.