Jacob Broesder

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Segway polo became an official sport: The week in weird news

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>Plus: A Colorado man was cited for shooting his unresponsive computer eight times with a handgun<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>April 24, 2015 8:11pm (UTC)<p><b>China cracked down on funeral strip-teases.</b> <br>Funeral strip-teases, a new phenomenon sweeping rural China (and old-ish phenomenon that's already swept up …

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On Mars, Liquid Water Appears at Night, Study Suggests

Liquid water lurks just below the surface of Mars on cold winter nights, according to new research.<p>The Mars Curiosity rover has found evidence that …

'Black Ops 3' Release Date Announced, Comes With A Twist

The next Call of Duty video game—<i>Black Ops 3</i>—will launch on November 6th, Activision has confirmed—a Friday.<p>Friday is an unusual day for a Call of Duty release. Traditionally, most video games, including the Black Ops games, have released on Tuesdays in North America.<p>“We thought it would be really …

Google Wants Your Help To Find The Loch Ness Monster

Loch Ness, in the Scottish Highlands, is a relatively large and deep freshwater lake about 23 miles in length. Sightings of its most famous resident, the Loch Ness Monster (affectionately referred to as “Nessie”), go back nearly 1500 years. In 565 A.D., an Irish monk named Saint Columba first …

Why Aren’t We Eating More Bugs?

Scientists say it’s time to start appealing to our tastebuds rather than logic<p>Crispy cricket tacos, bee larvae sandwiches, banana worm bread--you may already know that bug-based recipes are all the rage lately. But even in the face of evidence that eating bugs is good for the planet, you might …