Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

DRACO, a cure for the flu?

I have a flu today so I thought I’d briefly hunt for a cure before going back to sleep. I don’t want to just treat symptoms, I want a cure. … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ghana coach says witchcraft is reason for team split

Ghana coach Goran Stevanovic has revealed deep divisions within the squad, saying some players used witchcraft against their own team-mates. The Serbian made his claim in a leaked report on … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mali clashes displace nearly 130,000, UN warns

Nearly 130,000 people have been displaced by fighting between Tuareg rebels and government forces since mid-January in Mali, the UN has warned. The clashes had displaced an estimated 60,000 people … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

IRS has $1 billion in unclaimed tax refunds

The IRS said today it’s holding $1 billion in unclaimed tax refunds, owed to people who didn’t file a return in 2008. I guess the good news is that, if … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sir Richard Branson wins rights to richardbranson.xxx

Sir Richard Branson has won control of the domain name richardbranson.xxx. The tycoon had been in dispute with Australian Sean Truman, who registered the domain name last year. The National … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kevin and Elizabeth Schatz, Religious Nuts, Beat Daughter, 7, to Death for Mispronouncing Word

Kevin and Elizabeth Schatz adopted three kids from an orphanage in Liberia to live with their other six kids in a remote area outside Sacramento. As it turns out, the … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment
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