Observe and Retort: the news you missed this week

We bring you the week's best weird, obscure, or underreported news stories that have slipped under the radar but definitely deserved more attention. Observe & Retort releases every Monday.


Week 40: birdwatchers get aggressive, pregnant woman vs shark, & 345,000 recycled condoms.
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Week 39: death-by-selfie, ISIS snitches, and a floppy rebellion
Show Details1hr 16min
Week 38: dick destruction, lululemon's idiocy, & a return to Belarus
Show Details1hr 13min
Week 37: living a black lie, Russian tourist activities, & it's raining weed
Show Details1hr 12min
Week 36: Brazilian murder scandal, boy destroys a language, & Christians against dinosaurs.
Show Details1hr 12min
Week 35: an eye-opening autopsy & Danish Intelligence not so intelligent
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Week 34: princesses, period leave, and guns pointed at penises
Show Details1hr 14min
Week 33: a runaway king, zombie insects, & arm-grown penises.
Show Details1hr 8min
Week 32: students kidnapping themselves, Europe's 'last dictatorship' catches some spies, & junk food monkeys
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Week 31: a life or death movie recommendation, IKEA vs Poland, and the struggle to remain hopeful
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Week 30: antisemitism in the black community, #freebritney, & Colombian cartels' public health initiatives
Show Details1hr 44min
Week 29: seduction in Nepal, house fire heroes, & secret torture chambers
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Week 28: organised crime, penises & flights to nowhere.
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