Category Archives: Odd Society

The Brotherhood of the Traveling Priests

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Most of us need to get to work. Eventually. Somehow. Same goes for the men in black robes. Sometimes in white, brown, or red ones. Or in whatever “Girl! That’s a gorgeous color!” robes these manly men choose to wear. … Continue reading

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Supernatural Doping in Sport

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There are five classes of prohibited substances and three methods of doping banned from use in sports.  The list, updated annually, includes hundreds of illegal drugs, some dependent on the method of administration – inhalation versus tablet versus injection. But … Continue reading

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“Thanksgiving” by American Indians

Thanksgiving in North America originated from a mix of European and Native traditions – festivals held before and after the harvest cycles to give thanks for a good, hopefully, harvest and to rejoice together after hard work. First Europeans that … Continue reading

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9/11 – remembering the day of despair and hoping for peace

The morning of September 11, 2001: – 157 people die on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and the United Airlines Flight 175 upon crashing into the Twin Towers of World Trade Center in New York City. 2,606 people die … Continue reading

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Once there was a psycho who wanted to impress Jodie Foster… by killing U.S. president.

Some time ago, one crazy dude by the name of John W. Hinckley Jr. wanted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. So, on March 30, 1981, he shot him – or, precisely, his bullet ricocheted off the presidential limousine and hit … Continue reading

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12-year-old girl + school trip + giving birth = one sad story

This time, it’s not a story to make you laugh. Groningen, 114 miles northeast of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 11-year-old girl becomes pregnant. Months go by and nobody, including the girl, is aware of anything… First pause. Really?! The girl not … Continue reading

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The size of a plane seat vs. the size of its occupant

My story starts very innocently. 5-hour flight, standard economy class. I take my window seat. I look up to see my fellow traveler taking a seat next to me… … A gentleman carrying excess “by-products” of a certain condition, which … Continue reading

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