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2021 Headlines in Review

January 19, 2022

WE'RE BACK! Our first new episode of 2022 closes the book on 2021 by looking back at some of the most interesting and strange headlines you might have missed or are still processing. 

Hosts Evan Semanco and Scott Odom reflect back on the strangest stories of 2021 as well as major world events with producer Jordan Phillips before we leave 2021 behind. Check out the stories for yourselves below: 

10 HEADLINES FROM 2021

10 The container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal in March, holding up billions in trade. The ship was freed six days later. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/17/world/middleeast/suez-canal-stuck-ship-ever-given.html  

BONUS STORY: BOATY MCBOATFACE https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1547650/brexit-britain-boatymcboatface-antarctica-thwaites-glacier 

9 Missing Man Joins Search Party Looking for Himself : https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58746703 

8 Italian Man Uses Fake Arm to Get COVID shot: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-59524527 

7 When an Eel Climbs a ramp to eat squid from a clamp, that’s a Moray: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/22/science/moray-eels-eat-land.html 

6 New Zealand Wizard loses his job: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/15/new-zealand-council-ends-contract-with-wizard-after-two-decades-of-service 

5 Weird Olympics & Simone Biles: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/olympics-2020-closing-ceremony-tokyo-covid-pandemic/ 

4 Wild Boars Stole Shakiras Purse: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/latest/a38145820/wild-boars-shakira/ 

3 Surfside Condo Collapse https://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/surfside-investigation/article256633336.html 

2 Billionaires in Space: Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, & Elon Musk: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/07/18/billionaire-space-race/ 

1 The Capitol Riots: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/extremism-in-the-ranks-military-insurrection-oath-keepers/ 

 

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