Monthly Archives: March 2018

Stinky Story Saturday

A town in Iowa has agreed to drop a lawsuit against a resident who criticised officials because the place smells like “rancid dog food”. A federal court sided with web developer Josh Harms, issuing a permanent injunction ordering Sibley, Iowa, … Continue reading

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Peep Dangers Thursday

There’s great news for vegans and vegetarians who hate Peeps: You probably shouldn’t be eating them anyway. Peeps are marshmallows, which ― aside from a few vegan-friendly exceptions ― are made primarily of sugar and gelatin. For vegans and vegetarians, … Continue reading

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Net Wars Wednesday

Underscoring the importance of protecting net neutrality at the national level rather than relying entirely on state-led efforts, Verizon, AT&T, and other massive telecom companies are threatening to “aggressively challenge” states and municipalities that attempt to establish their own open … Continue reading

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Toast Brain Tuesday

The cause of Donald Trump’s erratic behavior has been the subject of rampant speculation for years. Some have pointed to the hair-loss drug Trump has admitted to taking, others have pointed to a 1992 article in Spy magazine which alleged … Continue reading

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Mountaineering Monday

The night before we are due to climb the Old Man of Coniston, Sion Jair calls to warn that, chances are, we won’t be able to go up the 803m Lake District fell in the morning. I look out the … Continue reading

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Mooney Sunday

  HALF MOON HALO: This weekend, the Moon is only half full. Nevertheless, it’s a good time to watch for lunar halos. “I saw one last night,” reports Noel Keating, who sends this picture from Ballintra, Co Donegal , Ireland: “What … Continue reading

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