Tag Archives: Weirdness Wednesdays

A FIELD GUIDE TO THE LONG HISTORY OF SKYJACKINGS CrimeReads May 10, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays May 12, 2021

This is a more serious Weirdness Wednesday choice – A FIELD GUIDE TO THE LONG HISTORY OF SKYJACKINGS: https://crimereads.com/skyjackings/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. JULIA SIRMONS May 10, 2021 For those of us obsessed with them, stories about … Continue reading

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Belgian farmer accidentally moves French border BBC May 4, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays May 5, 2021

This is a slightly different and humorous Weirdness Wednesday choice – Belgian farmer accidentally moves French border: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56978344. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. A farmer in Belgium has caused a stir after inadvertently redrawing the country’s border … Continue reading

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Paradise lost: Italian hermit forced to leave island he guarded for 32 years Global News.ca April 27, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays April 28, 2021

This is a sad Weirdness Wednesday choice – Paradise lost: Italian hermit forced to leave island he guarded for 32 years https://globalnews.ca/news/7812992/italy-island-hermit-evicted-budelli/. Longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I saw it a few days ago, but didn’t realize he … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn: The Secret WW2 History of a Dutch Resistance Spy – Den of Geek April 15, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays April 21, 2021

I saw this recently on Den of Geek – Audrey Hepburn: The Secret WW2 History of a Dutch Resistance Spy https://www.denofgeek.com/movies/audrey-hepburn-secret-ww2-history-dutch-resistance-spy/. Much longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I am honoring Audrey Hepburn with this post as she kept … Continue reading

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Billions of Brood X cicadas emerging for first time since 2004: What to know CNET April 13, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays April 14, 2021

I saw this recently on Billions of Brood X cicadas emerging for first time since 2004: What to know – CNET: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/billions-of-brood-x-cicadas-emerging-for-first-time-since-2004-what-to-know/. Decided it was an unusual addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Much longer article, but here’s a … Continue reading

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Khraniteli: The Soviet take on Lord of the Rings – BBC April 6, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays April 7, 2021

I saw this recently on BBC – Khraniteli: The Soviet take on Lord of the Rings: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56641258 . Decided it was an unusual addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I didn’t … Continue reading

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News Corp to purchase ‘Lord of the Rings’ titles | TheHill – The Hill March 29, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays March 31, 2021

I saw this recently on News Corp to purchase ‘Lord of the Rings’ titles | TheHill – The Hill https://newsfeeds.media/news-corp-to-purchase-lord-of-the-rings-titles-thehill-the-hill/. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. … Continue reading

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‘Criminal Minds’: Spencer Reid Wears Glasses Because of Matthew Gray Gubler’s Allergy Showbiz Cheat Sheet March 23, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays March 24, 2021

I saw this recently on Showbiz Cheat Sheet recently – ‘Criminal Minds’: Spencer Reid Wears Glasses Because of Matthew Gray Gubler’s Allergy: https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/criminal-minds-why-spencer-reid-wears-glasses-matthew-gray-gubler.html/. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s … Continue reading

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Pluto’s largest moon just got a bunch of nerdy names for its craters, mountains Mashable April 11, 2018 – Weirdness Wednesdays March 17, 2021

I saw this recently on Mashable – Pluto’s largest moon just got a bunch of nerdy names for its craters, mountains: https://mashable.com/2018/04/11/pluto-charon-nerdy-names/. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a … Continue reading

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Watch a Super-Elusive Moonflower Cactus Bloom in This Gorgeous, Rare Time Lapse ScienceAlert March 4, 2021 Weirdness Wednesdays March 10, 2021

I saw this recently on ScienceAlert – Watch a Super-Elusive Moonflower Cactus Bloom in This Gorgeous, Rare Time Lapse: https://www.sciencealert.com/new-time-lapse-shows-a-rare-moonflower-cactus-blooming-in-all-its-glory. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. … Continue reading

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