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The Week’s News You Didn’t Know

Russia’s Arctic Army base

https://news.yahoo.com/russias-glossy-arctic-army-guard-enemies-bears-150302343.html?soc_src=hl-viewer&soc_trk=tw

Israel crashes a spacecraft on the moon
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/israeli-spacecraft-reaches-the-moon–with-a-crash/2019/04/11/2fb1791e-5c7c-11e9-98d4-844088d135f2_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.12543efee597

Canada’s Quebec Province is not interested in piping Oil towards the East Coast.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/jason-kenney-bc-quebec-1.5102373

Rat’s, it’s what’s for dinner:

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/watch-footage-shows-rat-leaping-onto-customers-leg-in-popular-restaurant-38025519.html

DAESH claims new Caliphate in Africa
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-congo-security-idUSKCN1RU2KD

A Comedian beats Ukrain’s sitting President…

https://www.unian.info/politics/10525143-national-exit-poll-73-2-of-voters-support-zelensky-poroshenko-gets-25-3-of-the-vote.html

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St. Petersburg’s Abandoned Children’s Sanitorium

https://www.the-village.ru/village/city/in-the-house/347045-pink-planet-house


Tuesday’s News

The $908 Burger, celebrates Japan’s new emperor

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/03/28/business/tokyo-hotel-serve-giant-100000-wagyu-burgers-honor-new-emperor/

Why the UK Drives in the Left (the Queen did it);

https://londonist.com/london/transport/why-don-t-we-stand-on-the-left-escalators?rel=handpicked

Actors ready to boycott Georgia productions over Hearthbeat bill
https://shadowandact.com/40-actors-threaten-to-take-hollywood-money-out-of-georgia-if-abortion-bill-is-signed?fbclid=IwAR19SFJ-GRARKBDn5aiCwi0QkCMlwx2gaoFhbMDQjOgpDjYlKmGrYbUekmU

Russian Blood Candy Bars

https://munchies.vice.com/en_us/article/bjqqz5/how-russia-fell-in-love-with-candy-bars-made-of-blood


News Of The Week

That Coup failed.. Bad Soldiers
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/soldiers-in-gabon-seize-state-broadcaster-announce-coup-against-absent-president/2019/01/07/ef87ecbc-1250-11e9-b6ad-9cfd62dbb0a8_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.971852c5ca9f

Toronto Restaurant keeping microwave dinner traditions alive (joke)
https://www.thebeaverton.com/2019/01/new-homestyle-restaurant-just-lean-cuisines-from-the-90s/

Feel Good Story of the week:
Keep restricting abortion access, and more of this will follow.
https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/baby-found-in-cooler-on-side-of-road-police-trying-to-find-owner-of-cooler/900446979

Those “sonic” attack on US Diplomats was likely Cricits:

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/scientists-suspect-crickets-sonic-attacks-us-diplomats

Russian Tank movie kills at the boxoffice

https://news.yahoo.com/patriotic-tank-film-busts-russian-box-office-record-131454902.html

Turkey’s housing boom is a bust (who would buy one of these?)

https://news.yahoo.com/building-boom-turning-bust-turkeys-economy-slows-033305403.html


Ghost Town In Svalbard PYRAMIDEN

https://www.behance.net/gallery/57045657/PYRAMIDEN-A-Soviet-Ghost-Town-on-Svalbard-(78-North)


News Of The Week

Another Russian Cargo ship runs agound
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-cornwall-46604785/russian-cargo-ship-runs-aground-in-cornwall

Uzbekistan wants into the Wine market
https://www.france24.com/en/20181209-uzbekistan-pulls-out-stops-fine-winemaking

Yakutia residents love thier town


https://www.calvertjournal.com/features/show/9654/everyday-yakutia-siberia-photography-documentary

Couple names their Baby after Adolf Hitler, get Jail time.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-46592080

Reptiles normally eat Spiders, but not in Madagascar (10 inch leg span)
https://www.biographic.com/posts/sto/spider-house-rules

https://www.biographic.com/posts/sto/spider-house-rules

Saturn’s Rings are getting sucked up

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/794/nasa-research-reveals-saturn-is-losing-its-rings-at-worst-case-scenario-rate/


Last Week’s Odd news

Cheese Factory giveaway got out of hand
https://wjla.com/news/local/person-arrested-arlington-cheesecake-factory-giveaway

Soyuz Lannch Time lapse from the ISS

Threats as permafrost melts

https://www.yahoo.com/news/scientists-warn-anthrax-just-one-threat-russian-permafrost-071255676.html
https://news.yahoo.com/permafrost-climate-time-bomb-045324562.html

Perryville Alaska isn’t bothered by their Volcano
http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1848after_a_huge_eruption_of_ash_mount_veniaminof