Authorities in Washington County, Ore., said that they would not file charges against a very weird 21-year-old woman who had felt compelled, as a tribute to her horse that had just died of old age, to get naked and climb inside the horse's carcass, to "feel one" with it.
Israelis lately experience attacks not just from the outside but from its own ultra-Orthodox communities - about 10 percent of the country, and growing - whose activists have jeered and stoned "immodestly" dressed women and girls, as young as 6, on the street.
Dubai is a city of towering, architecturally brilliant skyscrapers, but since all were built only in the last several decades, the city's central sewer system has not been able to keep up.
Globally (except in Japan), family-run businesses under perform those run by professional managers.
Russia's long-running Moscow Cat Circus/Theater, is still in service, astonishing all who ever tried to train a cat.
Police in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, arrested a much-too-zealous expert on local cemeteries, suspected of digging up the bodies of 29 women buried in the city and taking them to his apartment.