Category Archives: Oddly Enough

Buddhist monk brawl caught on video

Some monks aren’t as peaceful as they seem. A disagreement over management at a temple in China led to a fistfight among three monks, captured in a video that went viral. The video shows two monks in brown robes grappling, … read more »

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How a Son Survived Being Injected with HIV by His Father

Twenty-four years ago, in an act of ghastly malice, a Missouri father plunged a needle filled with HIV-positive blood into his son’s vein. No one at the time could’ve imagined anything worse. But the most astonishing part of all is … read more »

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Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics … read more »

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These Artists Use Menstrual Blood In Their Work

You might recall last March, a little bit of a kerfuffle happened on Instagram. It wasn’t about #freethenipple, or the latest Kardashian selfie, but it was, once again, to do with a female user on the platform. Rupi Kaur, a … read more »

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Raunchy Prince was actually a conservative Christian who reportedly opposed gay marriage

With the death Thursday of Prince Rogers Nelson, you may see a strange mix on your Facebook feed of sex and religion. That’s because perhaps one of the raunchiest, steamiest pop culture figures in the past quarter-century was a conservative … read more »

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Fired for preaching: Georgia dumps doctor over church sermons

Bi-vocational pastors be warned – what you say from the pulpit on Sunday could get you fired from your public sector job on Monday. Dr. Eric Walsh, a renowned public health expert who also serves as a lay minister, has … read more »

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Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends

In coming months, users of Facebook’s Messenger app, Microsoft’s Skype and Canada’s Kik can expect to find new automated assistants offering information and services at a variety of businesses. These messaging “chatbots” are basically software that can conduct human-like conversation … read more »

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Women in this Chinese tribe only cut their hair once in their lifetimes

A group of Chinese women and girls in Guangxi, China, gathered by a river near the Huangluo Yao village to celebrate their long hair in an annual festival on Saturday. The women from the Yao ethnic group usually keep their … read more »

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How Many Times A Week Should You Shower? The Answer May Surprise You…

Here’s a tip to save time in the morning – don’t shower. A recent survey found that as many as a third of all Brits do not shower every day, but they may not be as stinky as you think. … read more »

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