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1. Mysterious Mice, Marketing Cats, and Fake Scorpions

In this week's Odder News, blind dueting, cats at work, and the mice who love COVID.

Tags: COVID, weddings, kizhi, novosibirsk, Sochi, barnaul
2. Give a Dog a (Brand New) Bone

A poor two-legged pooch needs a lending paw, and Novosibirsk veterinarians 3D-print her a pair of two prosthetics.

Tags: pets, novosibirsk, technology, health, dogs
3. Let Sleeping Bears Lie

A Russian zoo will open its very first exhibit to allow the observation of hibernating bears, but will it allow the bears to get some good shut-eye? 

Tags: animals, zoo, bears, bear, novosibirsk
4. Animals, Animals, Animals... and Faking Your Own Kidnapping

In this week's Odder News, Russian highway drivers stop for a duckling crossing, a woman fakes her own kidnapping and pays for it, and what does it signify if two black sphynx cats cross your path?

Tags: rostov, bitcoin, Krasnoyarsk, novosibirsk, cats, ducks
5. Take This to Your Grave

These competitors will gladly dig their own graves, but only if it means victory.

Tags: death, Siberia, Altai, tomsk, Omsk, novosibirsk, competition
6. Equus Asinus Asinus

Evidently, sick burns can get you into trouble in Russian legal court— even if they are delivered in a dead language.

Tags: online, law, insults, novosibirsk
7. Big Little Parody of Little Big's Hit

Women in a correctional facility in Russia participated in a competition with a parody of Little Big’s hit “Uno.”

Tags: prison, contests, novosibirsk
8. Russian History in 13 Unusual Memorials

A time-travelling tour of Russia from aristocats to nosy bureaucrats

Tags: Yekaterinburg, murmansk, cheese, great patriotic war, novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, samara, cat, elizabeth, peter the great, kopeck, wooly mammoth, Gogol, monuments, Memorial
9. A Soviet Fox for Post-Soviet Man

An uptick in fox domestications leads us to consider a landmark experiment in Novosibirsk that upended assumptions about evolution.

Tags: novosibirsk, evolution, foxes
10. A Proliferation of Playful (and Political) Pranks

Featuring “poisonous” cooking oil, the finest pothole you’ve ever seen, and paper planes of protest.

Tags: novosibirsk
By Irina Bukharin

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