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Friday, January 27, 2023

Eating chicken without killing chicken?

(BBC)
Scientist injecting a chicken with colorful chemicals, trying to grow it in a lab

Eating chicken without killing chickens?
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Ethical choice we glinks think tucking in
Anagram: Robert Jordan
Image: Ivan Radic

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Florida Rejects Black History AP Curriculum, Saying It "Lacks Educational Value"

(TruthOut)
Ron DeSantis

Florida Rejects Black History AP Curriculum, Saying It "Lacks Educational Value"
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Guru: "Slavery? Jail? Discrimination? Old cablecast, cupcake. Fake cultural history!"
Anagram: Steve Allison
Image: Gage Skidmore

Santos denies performing as a drag queen

(The Hill)
george_santos

Santos denies performing as a drag queen
=
Man gets gone for parade in a sequin dress
Anagram: Josiah Winslow
Image: Trong Khiem Nguyen

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Expats say they feel 'extremely unsafe' in world’s worst ranked city for expats: Full list

(The Daily Express)
Johannesburg CBD

World's worst cities for expats
1. Johannesburg
2. Frankfurt
3. Paris
4. Istanbul
5. Hong Kong
6. Hamburg
7. Milan
8. Vancouver
9. Tokyo
10. Rome
= 1. Villainy
2. Burglars
3. Tax
4. When bumper traffic jams
5. Work hours
6. Boring
7. Dog poo
8. Costs
9. A throng, no nature
10. Native smokers' funk
Anagram: Robert Jordan
Image: Francisco Anzola

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Teacher furious at parents' 'ridiculous' near-identical names for identical twins

(The Daily Express)
inquisitive twins at Tufts

Twins Selene and Selina shame
=
What's in a name? Needless lines
Anagram: Robert Jordan
Image: Elliot Margolies

Friday, January 20, 2023

Serve vegan burgers in schools to trigger shift from meat, says report

(New Scientist)
Vegan burgers

Serve vegan burgers in schools to trigger shift from meat, says report
=
Lunch programs trying to reserve this sort of grass beef is great move!
Anagram: Josiah Winslow
Image: Rain Rabbit

Where The Bison Could Roam

(The New York Times)
Bison

Where The Bison Could Roam
=
Uh, bro - on wildest acre home!
Anagram: Steve Allison
Image: Michael Levine-Clark

Citing Accessibility, State Department Ditches Times New Roman for Calibri

(The New York Times)
Harry S. Truman Building, United States Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Citing Accessibility, State Department Ditches Times New Roman for Calibri
=
Clinic to type its comms with a big sans-serif letter, admit it can be read nicer.
Anagram: Josiah Winslow
Image: Ken Lund

Spare: how the soap opera around Prince Harry’s memoir will affect the royal brand

(The New Zealand Herald)

The “Spare” protagonists
Harry
Meghan
The Queen
The Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Charles
Diana
Camilla
Andrew
William
Kate
= A heel, eh?
An actor bride
Grandma
Prince
King
A late mother
A mistress - ugh!
Redundant, I know, eh?
Alpha Willy
Quasi-perfect, eh?
Anagram: Julian Lofts
Image: Amazon

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Deadly Nepal plane crash

(AP News)
Yeti Airlines - Twin Otter to Lukla

Deadly Nepal plane crash ~ scandal really happened
Anagram: Russ Atkinson
Image: Philip Milne

Jair Bolsonaro

(Yahoo! News)
Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro
=
Jail soon, or bar
Anagram: Russ Atkinson
Image: Jeso Carneiro

Marjorie Taylor Green Warns Enemies of God's Vengeance

(Newsweek)
Marjorie Taylor Greene - Caricature

Marjorie Taylor Green Warns Enemies of God's Vengeance
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Marjorie Taylor Green's essence? Engaged in war of venom...
Anagram: Steve Allison
Image: DonkeyHotey

Woman divorces husband because he 'never made me tea'

(The Daily Express)
Just Divorced!

Woman divorces husband because he never made me tea, ~ washed, ironed, or vacuumed even. Best she became a man?
Anagram: Robert Jordan
Image: F Tronchin

An FAA computer glitch grounded flights across the US

(MSN)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office in Minneapolis

An FAA computer glitch grounds flights across the US
=
Thus, call affects customers going on trips. A drag, huh?
Anagram: Dharam Khalsa
Image: Tony Webster

All the House Republicans who have called for George Santos to resign

(Axios)
george_santos

All the House Republicans who have called for George Santos to resign
=
Lots of colleagues share death-blow grievances — no, not *real* higher-ups!
Anagram: Josiah Winslow
Image: Trong Khiem Nguyen

Singer Lisa Marie Presley rushed to hospital after possible cardiac arrest

(The Guardian)
3-26-20

Singer Lisa Marie Presley rushed to hospital after possible cardiac arrest
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Familiar parallel saga perturbs. Theory: cocaine, stress or diets - she dies. RIP
Anagram: Julian Lofts
Image: Ruthdaniel3444

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Eleven takeaways from Prince Harry's Memoir

(The New York Times)
meghan-duchess-of-sussex-and-prince-harry-duke-of-sussex-news-photo-1053198900-1540461756

Eleven takeaways from Prince Harry's Memoir
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Royal wimp raver cries, "No!" Makes father enemy
Anagram: Russ Atkinson
Image: Maribeth McEwan

Food Prices Decline In December Following “Two Very Volatile Years”

(Caribbean News Now!)
lower food prices

Two very volatile years ~ As wily overtly overeat
Anagram: Robert Jordan
Image: Ian Muttoo

Trump's money man headed for Riker's Island

(Business Insider)
Embed from Getty Images

Trump's money man headed for Riker's Island
=
Marked felony assured hard imprisonment
Anagram: Russ Atkinson

Spare by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex

(Amazon)

Spare by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex
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Pariah’s fury, beery sex shocked punters
=
Pariah’s fury, beery sex, shot up rednecks
Anagram: Julian Lofts
Image: Amazon