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Weekly Review

September 27, 2022

The British pound reached an all-time low valuation against the U.S. dollar following the burial of Queen Elizabeth II, who was laid to rest at an estimated cost of $2.6 billion to the country’s economy. Read More

September 20, 2022

An armed man wearing a rainbow clown wig who was arrested in a Pennsylvania Dairy Queen was reported to have told police that he was “working to restore Trump to president-king of the United States.” Read More

September 13, 2022

Authorities in Syria seized hummus bowls made out of amphetamine. Read More

September 7, 2022

A Saudi court sentenced a woman to 45 years in prison for using social media. Read More

August 30, 2022

Scientists announced the creation of wind turbine blades that could be recycled into gummy bears. Read More

August 23, 2022

A Missouri pastor apologized for calling his flock “poor, broke, busted, and disgusted” for not buying him a Movado watch. Read More

August 16, 2022

OnlyFans, a subscription pornography website, attempted to defeat its competition by bribing Meta employees to place rival porn stars on a terrorist watchlist. Read More

August 10, 2022

French authorities remain uncertain of how to assist a beluga whale in the Seine. Read More

August 3, 2022

President Emmanuel Macron decried Russia as an “imperial colonial power” while on a tour of West African countries that were formerly French colonies. Read More

July 26, 2022

A member of the Russian parliament claimed that blood tests on Ukrainian prisoners of war proved that they were super-soldiers created in American biolabs Read More

July 19, 2022

The general manager of a café in Australia fired an employee who, she said, “didn’t add any smiley faces” to a text message. Read More

July 12, 2022

A pregnant woman in Texas was fined for driving alone in an HOV lane after police refused to count her fetus as a person. Read More

July 7, 2022

A drone dropped a bag of candy near a group of children in Minnesota. Read More

June 28, 2022

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense announced that a goat had set off a trip wire, injuring several Russian soldiers. Read More

June 21, 2022

A couple used a stroller with a baby in it to steal over $3,000 worth of ammunition from a Cabela’s in El Paso. Read More

June 14, 2022

A Missouri court ruled that Geico must pay $5.2 million to a woman who contracted an STI while having sex in a car insured by the company. Read More

June 9, 2022

Following public outcry over an event in Dallas, a Texas state representative announced legislation that would ban children from attending “drag shows and other inappropriate displays.” Read More

June 1, 2022

Following a campaign led by eighth graders, Elizabeth Johnson Jr., who was condemned but not executed for witchcraft, became the last victim of the Salem witch hunt to be pardoned. Read More

May 24, 2022

At the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, the former president spoke about the war in Ukraine at an event focused on “free, fair, and secure elections.”[1] After comparing Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whom he called a “cool little guy,” to Winston Churchill, Bush described Russian elections as “rigged.”[… Read More

May 17, 2022

A six-hour police standoff in Duluth, Minnesota, ended when officers realized that the suspect had left before their arrival. Read More

May 3, 2022

The former head of the Oklahoma Republican Party called for the execution of Anthony Fauci by firing squad. Read More

April 26, 2022

A black cat with abnormally large eyes and paws became the temporary mayor of Hell, Michigan. Read More

April 20, 2022

A man was charged with aggravated assault for beating his roommate in an argument over what mosquitoes look like. Read More

April 12, 2022

In Oregon, the trial of Nancy Crampton Brophy, a woman charged with murdering her husband after self-publishing an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband,” began. Read More

April 6, 2022

A Russian soldier who replaced a plate in his body armor with a stolen MacBook was killed in Irpin, Ukraine. Read More

March 29, 2022

Two former soldiers in Germany who claimed that a fortune-teller had instructed them to interfere in the conflict in Yemen were charged with attempting to form a terrorist organization. Read More

March 22, 2022

A group of researchers released a study identifying the Dark Empath personality type. Read More

March 16, 2022

A new study suggested that half of all Americans alive in 2015 suffered brain damage from exposure to leaded gasoline. Read More

March 8, 2022

In Texas, a screening of The Batman was paused when a live bat entered the theater. Read More

March 1, 2022

“It’s a communist country, so [Putin] can’t feed his people, so they need more farmland,” said the Republican senator Tommy Tuberville. Read More