Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Tibetan Buddhist Monks Start Soccer Team; No One With Ego To Score Goal

Lon­don: Last week, ten Tibetan Bud­dhist Monks cre­ated a soc­cer team, aim­ing to travel the world and use the sport as a way to high­light reli­gious oppres­sion under the Chi­nese gov­ern­ment. While turnout to their first game against famous Lon­don … Con­tinue read­ing


Undocumented Workers at Meatpacking Plant Thrown in Jail, Hot Dog Eating Contest Called Off

Water­loo, Iowa: In tem­po­rary court­rooms at the Iowa State County Fair in Water­loo, 260 undoc­u­mented immi­grants were sen­tenced to five months in prison for work­ing at a meat­pack­ing plant with false doc­u­ments. The con­victed immi­grants were among hun­dreds detained in … Con­tinue read­ing


U.S. Bikram Yoga Company Opens Studio on Subcontinent, Discovers India Already Hot as Hell

Chen­nai: The U.S. based com­pany “Hot Yoga!” focus­ing on Bikram Yoga recently held a lush grand open­ing of its newest sub­con­ti­nen­tal branch in Chen­nai, Tamil Nadu. How­ever, the com­pany has expe­ri­enced a num­ber of trou­bles dur­ing its open­ing week, the … Con­tinue read­ing


Nepali Man Inadvertently at Forefront of Fashion

Kath­mandu, Nepal: We stopped Lhakpa Kar­ma­charya, a Nepali man, on the streets of Kath­mandu spout­ing the new West­ern hip­ster look – an effort­less cool demon­strated through extremely tight fit­ting pants, unkempt hair­cuts, and… Con­tinue read­ing


Korean Mother’s Passive Aggressive Comment Descends Household into Confusion

Mon­terey Park, CA: No one knew exactly what she meant when she said “Go…if you want to.” Con­tinue read­ing

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