Here are a few sample stories:
FlogPakistan's supreme judge demanded a hearing into the flogging of an adolescent girl, videotaped and displayed on YouTube. The video shows an alleged Taliban flogging the girl with chains while she shrieks in pain.
US analysts insist this marks an advance.
Previously, Taliban beheaded females accused of un-Islamic behavior.
Dead WiredOnline social networks are crucial to our lives and increasingly crucial when we die.
An industry has emerged to deal with online contacts after death.
Through a site called Deathswitch, humans post posthumous emails, announcements on online social networks, and send text messages.
Current cost: $16 per month.
DopeAbout opium, Jean Cocteau, himself addicted, suggested chemists modify its toxicity while salvaging the euphoria.
Were cannabis legalized, it would become, like Marlboros, overpriced, with carcinogenic additives for extended shelf life.
Meanwhile the real shit, strong and safe, that amateurs grow would remain, like bootleg liquor, subject to prosecution.
A Germanand his Italian girlfriend abandoned her three children at a cafe in the northern town of Aosta, after ordering them a pizza.
They left the cafe, supposedly for a cigarette, but never returned.
Later the German tried, unsuccessfully, to hang himself with his belt in the railroad toilet.