Category Archives: Weird News

Potus45: “I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.”

Consider it another Trump flip-flop: back in October, Donald Trump told a crowd, “I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election, if I win.” Trump went on to decisively win the Electoral College, but now … Continue reading

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Fishing: The One That Got Away

One of the joys of childhood for many lucky kids is time spent on the water fishing with their dad. If you actually catch anything, it’s even better. But this boy had an experience of “the one that got away” … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Drones, the new UFOs

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. It would be hard to guess if one tries to follow TV news, but other things actually occur in the world besides election primaries. British … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Christianity, England, Equal Rights, Homosexual Rights, Mental Health, State Government, Tennessee, Weird News | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Crisis of Freedom Vanilla Creamer in the armed East Oregon bantustan standoff

By ann summers Apparently there is a shortage of Freedom Vanilla Creamer at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge among other necessities in the Eastern Oregon Bundy sleepover. Unfortunately new groups of armed fellow travelers have offered their munitions for an already taxed patriot … Continue reading

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Nature Rebels . . . Kinda

What to do with an invasive and annoying animal species is an issue for us humans. Sometimes it is a legitimate concern. Exploding and/or invading animal populations can pose health risks for humans in the forms of spreading disease, dangerous … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Fill the World With Silly Rockstars?

by Gene Howington Let me start by saying “What’s wrong with that? I’d like to know.” I’m a huge fan of Jack White. From The White Stripes to his solo and collaborative works, he’s one of the most interesting guitarists … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, Media, Music, United States, Weird News | 24 Comments

Texas Student Suspended for Use of the “One Ring”

by Gene Howington Aiden Steward is a nine year old boy with an active imagination. He attends the Kermit Elementary School in Kermit, Texas. He was suspended for making a threat against another student. He said he could “make him … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Local Government, Logic, Texas, United States, Weird News | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Not So Curious George Back In Court

By Mark Esposito Heeee’s Back. Put-upon, misunderstood, citizen George Zimmerman, acquitted of gunning down unarmed  Florida teenager Trayvon Martin on a rainy common area between apartments is back in court and being held in jail.  In a Sunshine State courtroom … Continue reading

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More Human Than Human?

by Gene Howington Normally if you called Sandra a “non-human person”, you might get slapped in the face. However, in this instance, Sandra is a 29-year-old Sumatran orangutan at the Buenos Aires zoo.  What makes this more interesting is that … Continue reading

Posted in Argentina, Biology, Civil Law, Civil Liberties, Evolution, Exobiology, Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, Weird News | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Liquid Gold or WTF?

By Gene Howington Here at FFS, the culinary arts have as much a place as the other arts. In an ever more interconnected world, sometimes important questions from one area of study are germane to other areas of study. One … Continue reading

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