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Cincinnati vs. The World 11.28.2012

By Hannah McCartney · November 28th, 2012 · Cincinnati vs. The World
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Celebrity gourmand Anthony Bourdain was asked by a reader during a live chat on Gawker.com to validate the quality of Cincinnati chili; he responded that it was not good but could be “enjoyable when stoned.” CINCINNATI -2 

Scientists in the UK have discovered a way to help paralyzed dogs walk again by transplanting cells from the lining of the dogs’ noses to the site of their injuries.
WORLD +2
 

A new smell dubbed “olfactory white” has been discovered by scientists, who equate the odor to the nasal equivalent of white noise, meaning it’s a combination of a large number of odors that actually cancel each other out.

WORLD +1 

Some Ohio landowners and environmental groups are worried that the state’s “fracking” boom could lead to a serious depletion of safe, natural water resources. CINCINNATI -1 

The People’s Daily, China’s Communist Party newspaper, unwittingly reprinted a report from The Onion that named North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the “Sexiest Man Alive,” quoting: “With his devastatingly handsome, round face, his boyish charm, and his strong, sturdy frame, this Pyongyang-bred heartthrob is every woman’s dream come true.” WORLD +1 

Abortions in Ohio are at an all-time low, according to the Ohio Department of Health; experts attribute the decline to better access to health care, expanded birth control use and improved health education. CINCINNATI +1 

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI -2, WORLD +4 

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI +20, WORLD -91

 
 
 
 

 

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