Tag Archives: Weirdness Wednesdays

Sharks Found Circling Christmas Tree in 8-foot Indoor Pool at Residential Home – Newsweek October 12, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays October 13, 2021

Here’s an unusual post for this week’s post – saw it recently on Newsweek– Weirdness Wednesdays – Sharks Found Circling Christmas Tree in 8-foot Indoor Pool at Residential Home: https://www.newsweek.com/sharks-found-circling-christmas-tree-8-foot-indoor-pool-residential-home-1638213. Longer article. BY SARA SANTORA October 12, 2021 Over the weekend, … Continue reading

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Who scams the scammers? Meet the scambaiters – The Guardian October 3, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays October 6, 2021

Here’s an unusual post for this week’s post – saw it recently on The Guardian– Weirdness Wednesdays – Who scams the scammers? Meet the scambaiters: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/oct/03/who-scams-the-scammers-meet-the-amateur-scambaiters-taking-on-the-crooks. Longer article. Don’t try this yourself unless you are very knowledgeable about how scammers … Continue reading

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Wichita woman loses $100K in ‘Microsoft scam’ KWCH September 28, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays September 29, 2021

Here’s a serious warning for this week’s post – Weirdness Wednesday – Wichita woman loses $100K in ‘Microsoft scam’: https://www.kwch.com/2021/09/28/wichita-woman-loses-100k-microsoft-scam/. Longer article. By KWCH Staff September 28, 2021 WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – There’s a common scam that bears bringing up again … Continue reading

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Color blind glasses: Help for the colorblind? – All about vision – Weirdness Wednesdays September 22, 2021

Here’s a positive choice for this week’s post – Weirdness Wednesday – Color blind glasses: Help for the colorblind? – All about vision:: https://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/color-blind-glasses.htm Longer article. I saw this on a YouTube video recently – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzCpbeeIE-U (about 1:54 minutes long). … Continue reading

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No bull: Scientists potty train cows to use ‘MooLoo’ – AP News September 13, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays September 15, 2021

Here’s an unusual choice for this week’s post – Weirdness Wednesday – No bull: Scientists potty train cows to use ‘MooLoo’:: https://apnews.com/article/oddities-new-zealand-europe-animals-biology-fc795581062bbde21c49143579f99639 Longer article. By SETH BORENSTEIN September 13, 2021 Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as … Continue reading

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Pile of raw chicken on airport luggage carousel prompts warning from TSA – Fox News August 29, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays September 1, 2021

Here’s an unusual choice for this week’s post – Weirdness Wednesday – Pile of raw chicken on airport luggage carousel prompts warning from TSA: https://www.foxnews.com/travel/pile-raw-chicken-airport-luggage-carousel-warning-tsa. Longer article and full of puns. You have been warned. By Michael Hollan August 29, … Continue reading

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Viral “Milk Crate Challenge” Is Challenging Virus-Filled Emergency Rooms – Weirdness Wednesdays August 25, 2021

This is do not try this – Weirdness Wednesday – Viral “Milk Crate Challenge” Is Challenging Virus-Filled Emergency Rooms: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ninashapiro/2021/08/24/viral-milk-crate-challenge-is-challenging-virus-filled-emergency-rooms/?sh=7da6b833519d. Longer article, but please do not try this anywhere. It’s bad enough that many Emergency Rooms (E. R.) are dealing … Continue reading

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Fort Boyard Weirdness Wednesdays August 18, 2021

This is a positive Weirdness Wednesday – Fort Boyard: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Boyard_(fortification). This was an interesting find as I looked for this week’s YouTube channel choice. I will link to the video once the post goes live in the next post. Here’s … Continue reading

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San Marino becomes the smallest country to win an Olympic medal. – New York Times July 31, 2021 Weirdness Wednesdays August 11, 2021

This is a positive Weirdness Wednesday – San Marino becomes the smallest country to win an Olympic medal.: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/31/sports/olympics/san-marino-smallest-country-olympic-medal.html. Slightly longer article. It won one silver medal and two bronze medals. By Victor Mather July 31, 2021 updated August 7, 2021 … Continue reading

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Here’s why the Air Force’s workhorse C-17 is called ‘the Moose’ – Task and Purpose August 3, 2021 Weirdness Wednesdays August 4, 2021

This is a more unusual Weirdness Wednesday – ‘Here’s why the Air Force’s workhorse C-17 is called ‘the Moose’: https://taskandpurpose.com/culture/air-force-c-17-moose-jet/. Slightly longer article. August 3, 2021 Air Force jets have a lot of great nicknames. The legendary A-10 Thunderbolt II … Continue reading

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