The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (12/15)
Watching the news, it's clear that the real world is a lot like the Star Wars universe, in the sense that there are lots of people getting limbs hacked off by religious extremists. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every important headline while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).
Source: Harvard Gazette
Source: Popular Science
Source: Yahoo News
Source: The Independent