What's Quirky



The Manchester Guardian- a bit left but it's mainline- had the following as a casual list of its "other news" today.  Assuming "quirky" implies a degree of out of the ordinariness, one has to wonder if it's possible anymore.

    * More news

    * Pakistan warns US to stop attacks on its soil
    * Albinos live in fear after body part murders http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/04/tanzania-albinos-murder-witchcraft
    * Healthy mice cloned from frozen bodies
    * Mail pays libel damages over racism claims
    * Nuns beat me up, says restaurateur http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/04/rutino-nuns-aniello-esposito-italy

Mind you, the last one might explain why Italian footballers are so good at diving.