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Wailing Heights Review
Wailing Heights ReviewOutsider Games, the developer behind Wailing Heights, promises players a world of oddities, as the town of the same name features unique encounters with hipster vampires, over-excited werewolves, and ...read more
Source: Game Rant
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:30:00 GMT
A series of unfortunate evolutionary events: marine mammals lose pesticide protection
A series of unfortunate evolutionary events: marine mammals lose pesticide protectionThe oddities of evolution may have left many marine mammals without defences against some particularly nasty human pollutants, new research in the journal Science reports. Different environments requi...read more
Source: Cosmos
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:42:00 GMT
Road Runner: For new UA students, some oddities about driving in Tucson
Road Runner: For new UA students, some oddities about driving in TucsonTo the thousands of incoming students at the University of Arizona, welcome to Tucson. Here are some tips to help navigate the city: It might seem like half of the city streets are falling apart, and ...read more
Source: Arizona Daily Star
Published on Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Pai blames Obama administration for net neutrality comment oddities
Pai blames Obama administration for net neutrality comment odditiesA forthcoming inspector general report appears to exonerate the Federal Communications Commission over an incident last year in which the agency was accused of hampering the collection of public comme...read more
Source: Fast Company
Published on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 20:50:00 GMT
Armadillos in the ocean? Video shows one, dog paddling off SC's Edisto Island
Armadillos in the ocean? Video shows one, dog paddling off SC's Edisto IslandArmadillos have officially joined rattlesnakes and bears on the growing list of oddities awaiting tourists on Carolinas beaches. A video taken Sunday caught one of the ardently nocturnal creatures out ...read more
Source: The Charlotte Observer
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:36:00 GMT
N.H.’s historical markers need more geekiness – and we’re going to provide it!
N.H.’s historical markers need more geekiness – and we’re going to provide it!If you scroll through the list of the 255 official highway historical markers maintained by the state of New Hampshire, you will find 21 bridges, two memorials to the 45th parallel, several references ...read more
Source: Concord Monitor
Published on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:46:00 GMT
9 Super Nintendo Games and Oddities Too Weird for the SNES Classic
9 Super Nintendo Games and Oddities Too Weird for the SNES ClassicWhile many of the biggest SNES games loom large as high points for franchises that still exist, much about the console has been lost in the more than quarter century since. For a glimpse of the strang...read more
Source: Newsweek
Published on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:11:00 GMT
Robots, dragons and oddities galore at the 2018 Maker Faire festival
Robots, dragons and oddities galore at the 2018 Maker Faire festivalDEARBORN -- Robots on wheels, funny bicycles and a fire breathing dragon took over Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Saturday for the 2018 Maker Faire. Maker Faire is an annual, weekend-long ev...read more
Source: MLive
Published on Sat, 28 Jul 2018 21:29:00 GMT
Who Knew? Baseball oddities from the Cubs and White Sox
Who Knew? Baseball oddities from the Cubs and White SoxPodcast: After a wild trade deadline, do Cubs have enough to hold off divis... Another interesting week of action in the books. This week, we’ll focus in on Anthony Rizzo’s milestone magic and Matt Da...read more
Source: NBC Sports
Published on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 20:42:00 GMT
Bicentennial bucket list: 20 must-see oddities in Illinois
Bicentennial bucket list: 20 must-see oddities in IllinoisCall them offbeat, unusual, quirky. In some cases, downright weird. To borrow the words of a catchy little pop track from the early ’90s, they’re things that make you go hmmm…. We’re talking about the ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Sun, 12 Aug 2018 13:02:00 GMT
The Container Store’s Quest to Help You Find More Room Reveals Space Oddities
The Container Store’s Quest to Help You Find More Room Reveals Space OdditiesIt is amazing how quickly the blank canvas of a home or apartment can change. Boxes of old photos (some of which you’d probably rather forget), ticket stubs and merchandise from concerts that you’ll n...read more
Source: Adweek
Published on Thu, 02 Aug 2018 12:06:00 GMT
Eye Awesome Ocean 'Oddities' in La Jolla
Eye Awesome Ocean 'Oddities' in La JollaWHILE OUR DEVOTION TO THE DEEP... is as deep as the ocean itself, we landlubbers can find our interest renewed in the summertime, thanks to visits to the beach and major TV events like "Shark Week" on ...read more
Source: NBC 7 San Diego
Published on Sat, 28 Jul 2018 17:51:00 GMT