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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Obsession; Yup, there's a lawsuit for that

By Chuck Shepherd

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Felix Velazquez's meticulous attention to detail could have served him well in legitimate endeavors, but was unfortunately displayed in a recent attempt to stalk an ex-girlfriend in Broward County, Fla. He had already been to prison for a 2008 stalking when he allegedly devised a fake double kidnapping -- of her and him -- so that he could "rescue" her and win back her affections.

According to prosecutors, he created 23 pages of maps, photos and, reported the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, an "encyclopedic amount of detail about (the woman's) routine, her appearance, friends and driving routes to work" and thought he had convinced a former cellmate to do the abduction.

However, as frequently happens, the cellmate got queasy and told police, who devised their own elaborate ruse to sting Velazquez. He is awaiting trial. [Sun-Sentinel via Palm Beach Post, 2-5-2012]

The family of a 13-year-old girl filed a lawsuit in Queensland, Australia, in April after their daughter, in a physical education tennis class at an upscale private school in Mudgeeraba, was hit in the eye by a bad shot from a fellow 13-year-old. The injury came as the girls were "smashing" balls back to each other from the baseline during a lesson. (Brisbane's Courier-Mail newspaper reported that several schools in Queensland state have banned such "dangerous" schoolyard activities as "cartwheels" and "red rover.") [Courier-Mail, 4-23-2012]

Henry Wolf filed a lawsuit in April in San Francisco against BMW, claiming that the Corbin-Pacific seat on its 1993 motorcycle formed such a "ridge" that Wolf developed painful priapism that has plagued him since he made a four-hour ride in May 2010. (Although the actual length of each priapic episode was not disclosed in the lawsuit's initial filing.) [Courthouse News Service, 4-27-2012]


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Previously:


Things Leaders Believe

Ironies

Ah, so that explains it!

In Sickness and in Health, But Not in Triviality and Tackiness

Crime Does/Doesn't Pay

Great Architecture!

Least Competent Criminals

Creme de la Weird; Stupid is, as stupid does

Government in Action!

Laziness Made Us Fat, and Laziness Will Make Us Slim; The Aristocrat!

Least Competent Criminals; raining dollars

Name that baby --- on second thought, don't you dare!; no, sh--

Morality madness; java jinks; martial-ing fraud

In China, smells and spells

They just don't get it!

Least Competent Criminals

Too Bright Ideas

The Continuing Crisis

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines ... and Your Stereos; People Different From Us

People With Issues; Least Competent Criminals

Fine Points of the Law

Love redefined; Questionable judgments

Unclear on the Concept

Can't Possibly Be True!

Least Competent Bank!;The Ultimate Gated Community

Least Competent Criminals; Law on Planet Florida

No Spectators Allowed; You Snooze (Even for a Split-Second), You Lose

Questionable Judgments

Respect all cultures!?

Least Competent Criminals

The Continuing Crisis; Trail-Blazing Science

Leading Economic Indicators

Animal Tales

Trail-Blazing Science; Fast-Food Culture Shock

Justice -- literally -- gone to the dogs!

Least Competent Criminals

You can't make this stuff up!

Ironies

Could Be True. Maybe Not.

French Full-Body Health Care; Fine Points of the Law

Least Competent Criminals; Undignified Deaths

People With Issues; Pennsylvania Bites?

Huh!?

Great, ahem, Art!

Government in Action!

Least Competent Criminals; Recurring Themes

People With Issues; It's Everywhere!

The Classic Middle Name (all-new!)

The Continuing Crisis

Gift for real-life daughter of fake 'doll'; Find this, GPS users --- common sense

Least Competent Criminals

Creme de la Weird; Armed and Clumsy (all new!)

Unclear on the Concept

Inexplicable; Who Knew Restrooms Were So Complicated?

Can't Possibly Be True!

Least Competent Criminals; Obsessions

Questionable Judgments

Respect all cultures!?

Questionable Judgments

Leading Economic Indicators?

Least Competent Criminals; What, no 'lactation discrimination'!?

Can't Possibly Be True!; Medical Marvels

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Weirdo-American Community; Bright Ideas

Least Competent Spies; Compelling Explanations

Latest Human Rights --- including for non-humans

Damned lovers; Great, ahem, Art!

Ironies

Bright Ideas

Don't mess with this mayor; Least Competent Criminals

News That Sounds Like a Joke; Pet This

Great, ahem, Art!

Government in Action!

Their parents must have hated them; Awesome!

Least Competent Criminals

Do names portend the future?; HUH!?

The Way the World Works

(Fore)Sight from the Afterlife; No Common Cents. Er, Pence

The Force Is NOT With You

Least Competent Criminals

Looney law?

Games morons play

Can't Possibly Be True!

Inexplicable; 'Dementiaville'

Oops!; Least Competent Criminals

Separation of 'church' and reality?; Chutzpah!

The District of Calamity?

Respect all cultures!?

Our %$#$%%$ government!

Victimized perps

Medical Marvels?

That Entrepreneurial Spirit!

Crooks Not Ready for Prime Time

A hoo-hoo done it?; Dawn of an idea saved commuters $ 12 million

Well, it ALMOST worked

Can't make this stuff up!

Even More Ironies

Ironies

Anti-Theft ID Breakthrough; No 'Individual Mandate'

Undignified Deaths

Over-competent criminals; Least Competent Criminals

Drones even a liberal could love; And you thought American bureaucracy was bad!

Cliches Come to Life

Clean living in extreme; deserving of an a(commode)ation?

A bloody - but holy!? - mess?; No Longer Weird?

Least Competent Criminals; bang a bong for the boring

When criminality is stranger than fiction; People with issues

Shrink, heal thyself; how to get your Destined One to send you to the slammer

Man bites (eats) . . .; snarky headline should have gone here

If only the pol had followed her own law; neighbor (belongs in) hell

If he only hadn't had a brain; defining bureaucracy, painfully

Australia: Leader in men's rights?; substitute predators found, thankfully

When women harass; to protect and rape

Cone (headed) logic for homeland security; Attention Walmart geniuses

Still weird: Updates, Part II

Still weird: Updates, Part I

Tampon tippling now practiced by males?; it ain't just bullet-proof stockings, anymore

Idiot gets arrested and sued after reenacting urban legend; Choked-up (and out)

When Tattoos Aren't Nearly Enough; jail birds who aren't

The Pervo-American Community; locked-up loser

Undignified Deaths

Is it the law that an an . . . or the judges --- Lessons in Proportionality

Pathetic losers

Can't Possibly Be True!

Absolutely Least Competent Criminal

Creme de la Weird

All cultures are equal!?

The next time the kids complain about their school …

Hallucination and delusion competition; Bright Ideas

Creme de la Weird

Hey, What's ‘Good News’ Doing in ‘News of the Weird’?

HUH!?

Our Animal Overlords

Wait . . . What!?; Cutting-Edge Science

Least Competent Criminals

Our Litigious Society

Ironies

Reigning cats and . . . replacing man

Well, that certainly explains it

Least Competent Criminals

Recent Alarming Headlines

Almost too-good-to-be-true police reports

Great, ahem, Art!

Government for the People!?

Armed and Clumsy (All-New!)

Bright Ideas

Cutting-Edge Tactics?

Society's collective yelp for help

Casualties in the culture-war?; bloody sick

Unclear on the Concept

Ultimate Catfighting; Mixed Evidence on Smoking

Do names portend the future?; Hey, It Could've Happened

Can't Possibly Be True!

You can't be trusted not to hurt yourself, citizens!

They warp faith

Inscrutable Asians

HUH!?

Questionable Judgments

Leading Economic Indicators; A News of the Weird Classic (January 1995)

DMV Is a Dangerous Place

The Entrepreneurial Spirit!

Weird Science; Recent Alarming Headlines

What passes for cutting-edge fashion; Least Competent Criminals

Compelling Explanations; Unclear on the Concept

The Litigious Society

Oh, the sweet irony!; Least Competent Criminals

Bureaucrat's Delight; Creme de la Weird

News That Sounds Like a Joke; (Very) Undignified Death

Great, ahem, Art!

Government in Action!

A ride to die for --- literally!; Least Competent Criminals

Fine Points of the Law

People Different From Us

The Continuing Crisis

Risky Business Models; News of the Self-Indulgent

Oops!; ‘Sorry, Honey. I Was Aiming at the Dog’

No Respect

Unclear on the Concept

Don't read on a full stomach; Inexplicable

Can't Possibly Be True!

Direct Pipelines from the Pentagon to U.S. Enemies

This can't be true!

All cultures are equal!?

People With Issues; Least Competent Criminals

The perfect marriage?; heavenly points for trying?

Pervs on Parade; Least Competent People

HUH!????

Our Animal Sidekicks

No, Thanks!

For Self-Indulgent Crackpots

The Pervo-American Community; Least Competent Criminals

The Continuing Crisis

Compelling Explanations?

Ironies

Government turns TLC into crime, fine

The Pervo-American Community; truly bizarre historical trivia

Coincidence?; Catch-22; Unclear on the Concept

Jobs-for-life; Bats' Rights

Government in Action!

Ironic twist on ‘affirmative action’; Ah, art!

Names in the News (For Immature Readers Only, Please!); Pathetic losers

The continuing crisis, con't; The Pervo-American Community

The Continuing Crisis

New meaning for ‘adult toy’; OOPS! Wrong crime

THE NERVE!

Police Blotter

Recent Confusing Headlines; People With Issues

Unclear on the Concept

Can't Possibly Be True!

Respect all cultures!?; screwed for something he didn't

Least Competent Criminals; He's full of . . . .

MORE Questionable Judgments

Questionable Judgments

Cultural Diversity

White men can …; Cutting-Edge Research

Undignified Deaths; Recurring Themes

People Different From Us --- And Most!; Leading Economic Indicators

Civilization in Decline: Growing Up Early

The Entrepreneurial Spirit!

Life lessons for make-believe world; Armed and Clumsy (all-new!)

Recurring Themes; Update

You just had to open that yap of yours, didn't you!?

Ironies

Fan-atic$; Unclear on the Concept

Easily Offended

Criminals With Chutzpah; Least Competent Non-Criminals

Almost (Deservedly) Dead in Bed; Gee, whiz genius; They Call it Art!

More of your Government in Action!

Government in Action!

The Aristocrats!

Oops!

The Continuing Crisis

Bright Ideas

OOPS!

People With Issues

News That Sounds Like a Joke; Inexplicable

Can't Possibly Be True!, II

Can't Possibly Be True!

T-moo-I!; Unclear on the Concept

Creme de la Weird; Least Competent Gun-Handling

HUH!?; Questionable Judgments

Our screwed-up world

The Classic Middle Name (all-new!); Unclear on the Concept

Least Competent Patient; Rights of the Disabled

Procreation Interventions; Weird Animals

Who says we're in a recession!?; Navel Observatory

Fine Points of the Law; Medical Marvels

How the Saudis hold beauty contests; The Entrepreneurial Spirit!; Noses Know

Cliche Come to Life; art!?; worse

I Demand My Rights!; Signs of the Times

Compelling Explanations; 'Wrong' Impressions

Ironies

Least Competent Criminals

HUH!?

When government bombs; Bizarre ‘art’

Chutzpah!

Pakistan finds a use for ‘transgendered’; People With Issues

Least Competent Criminals; Usual consequence for an unqualified student

Why Unions Are Unpopular; Score One for Death Penalty Advocates

Those who don't know when to shut their yap

Overreaching

Oops!; Wheeee!

Least Competent Criminals; Last Words

Inexplicable

HUH!?

Can't Possibly Be True!

Zero Tolerance?; Willing to go to Indonesia to cure for emphysema?

FANatic; what a putz — literally!

The ultimate loser; chutzpah X2

Illegals become animals; When ‘grow up!’ is not just a rebuke

'Good Housekeeping' for the bomber set; evolutionary hardiness in American drinkers?

In case you are getting sentenced; when a ‘best friend’ betrays

Clever victim outwits thief

Do names portend the future?

Questionable Judgments

They are definitely not US!

Smooth Reactions; Least Competent Criminals

People With Too Much Money

The Entrepreneurial Spirit: Product Giveaways

Weird Science

Whoever said life is fair?

Creme de la Weird; The Litigious Society

Ironies

Least Competent Criminals; Classic weirdness

News That Sounds Like a Joke; The Weirdo-American Community

Pathetic creeps

Government in Action!

People Different From Us; Least Competent Criminals Not Ready for Prime Time

Not So Bright Ideas

No Sense of Shame!

Yikes!

Change, the old fashioned way; Another ‘Sovereign’ Citizen

Elusive Perps; The Country Afraid of Its Own Shadow

More ‘Can't Possibly Be True!’

Inexplicable

Can't Possibly Be True

Things that make say ‘HUH!?’

Least Competent Criminals; Classic

SICK! SICK! SICK!

Questionable Judgments

All cultures are equal?

Feeeeeeeh!

Least Competent Criminals; She's repulsive, they're jealous

The Entrepreneurial Spirit; Not Your Father's Scotch

Science on the Cutting Edge

Privacy v. ‘art’; The Continuing Crisis

Recurring Themes; A News of the Weird Classic

People With Issues; Least Competent Criminals

Economics and witchcraft; Ironies

From victims to tourist attractions; Wacky lawsuit

Compelling Explanations

Least Competent Criminals; People Who Ran Over Themselves

Surprise!; 'That Was Easy!'

Government in Action!

Bizarre ‘art’

Getting Old, Young; from the archives

Undignified Deaths

Bright Ideas; Least Competent Criminals

Oops!; Failed to Think It Through

The Continuing Crisis; Beloved Banker

The ear has a ‘G-spot’

Respect for All Cultures?

First Things First

Questionable State Regulation; Can't Possibly Be True

Unclear on the Concept; Least Competent Criminals

Where down is up; Can't Possibly Be True

Least Competent Criminals; Things that Make You Say: Huh!?

News That Sounds Like a Joke

Cultural Diversity; eggs-ellent! (from the archives)

News from Islam-land; Latest Cutting-Edge Research

Those Ingenious Western Spies!; Cultural Diversity

Can't Possibly Be True; Motherly Love

Least Competent Criminals; Questionable Judgments

This mafia really are animals; out of control businesses

Science on the Cutting Edge

Daring New Products

Least Competent Criminals; from the archives

If Life Gives You …

Their Crimes Fit Their Names; Bright Ideas

Latest ‘Rights’; Compelling Explanations

One of the world's most bizarre conferences; delicious ironies

Thinning the herd; Downgrade Cut Short; from the archives

Cleverest Non-Humans; Medicare In Action

Oops!; The Weirdo-American Community; Least Competent Criminals

Life Imitates a Drew Barrymore Movie; Weird Science; Questionable Judgments

Questionable Judgments; Great, ahem, Art!

Fine Points of the Law; Thank Goodness for Narcissists

Cliches Come to Life; First Things First; Fine Points of the Law

News That Sounds Like a Joke; Suspicions Confirmed; Yikes!

Do They Know?; Yikes!

Catch-22 Catches Disabled Veteran; The Continuing Crisis; Best Not to Ask Why

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