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  • News of the Weird: Spider Rape

    News of the Weird: Spider Rape
    Intelligent Design: If the male nursery web spider were a human, he would be sternly denounced as a vulgar cad. Researcher Maria Jose Albo of Denmark's Aarhus University told Live Science in November that the spiders typically obtain sex by making...
  • Sole Attacker Blamed in Norway Massacre, Twin Attacks Leave 76 Dead

    Sole Attacker Blamed in Norway Massacre, Twin Attacks Leave 76 Dead
    OSLO (KTLA) -- Norwegian police continue to search for victims Saturday after a homegrown terrorist launched a shooting rampage at a youth camp just hours after exploding a car bomb in the central government district in Oslo. As of Saturday, the death...
  • Mobile Home Park Manager Says Water Bill's Been Paid

    Mobile Home Park Manager Says Water Bill's Been Paid
    A manager from the company that owns the Leonard Gardens mobile home park said the notice that was posted this week from the City of Grand Rapids that said the owners of the park owed $14,000 in back water bills is a “non issue.” á...
  • By bicycle, an up-close visit to Denmark's Funen island

  • 'Normance' by Louis-Ferdinand CÚline

    Normance Louis-Ferdinand CÚline Translated from the French by Marlon Jones Dalkey Archive: 372 pp., $14.95 paper "I'm a dirty pornographer . . . a letch besides being the most despicable traitor of the century! . . . I'd make a urinal blush! . . ....
  • Pete Quaife dies at 66; original bass player for the Kinks

    Pete Quaife dies at 66; original bass player for the Kinks
    Pete Quaife, the original bassist for the Kinks who played on such early hits as "You Really Got Me," "All Day and All of the Night" and "Tired of Waiting for You" before leaving the British band in 1969, has died. He was 66. Quaife died Wednesday of...
  • New Evidence That Annual Mammograms May be Overkill

    If you're still upset about last fall's recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that women begin getting mammograms to screen for breast cancer at age 50 instead of 40 - and to get them every other year instead of annually - a new...
  • Aage Bohr dies at 87; Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner

    Aage Bohr dies at 87; Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner
    Aage Bohr, the Danish theoretical physicist whose explanation for the shape of the atomic nucleus won him a share of the 1975 Nobel Prize in physics, died Sept. 8 in Copenhagen. He was 87. Bohr was part of an even more elite group, one of only seven...
  • Diabetes drug may also help in weight loss

    A medication under review by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of type 2 diabetes may also promote weight loss, according to a study published online Thursday in the Lancet. The drug, liraglutide, was approved earlier this year in Europe...
  • Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy

    Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy
    According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...
  • Fretting over product placement

    Fretting over product placement
    The bald and bespectacled Paul "Renetto" Robinett, doing his best full-throated impersonation of Eddie Vedder, strums his way through "Amazing Grace" on a beautiful, custom-made guitar. An instrument-maker in Nashville sent it to him. "Don't let...
  • 200 Detained in Crackdown on Climate Protest

    200 Detained in Crackdown on Climate Protest
    COPENHAGEN -- Danish police outnumbered protesters on Sunday, detaining more than 200 people on a second day of demonstrations as environment ministers met for informal talks to advance negotiations on a new pact. Meanwhile, church bells in Denmark and...