Features

Special features, along with special online media. Special newspaper features include The Strange-ness, Shades of Grey, Editorials, History, Chuckles, Puzzles, and more.

Photo: Nicholas Pediaditakis, Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Brexit–A Cautionary Tale About the Foolish Behavior of Nations (9/23/2017) - By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD Nations, like humans as a group, pressuring and being pressured by leaders, often resort to foolish decisions which are not to their self-interest but are self-harming. A classic example for my [...]
Chuckle of the Issue: Stairs Strain (9/19/2017) - Tom, Dick and Harry went out to dinner. After dinner, they returned to their hotel. The hotel was 60 stories high and their rooms were at the top. Unfortunately, the elevator was not working. They made a [...]
Photo: Nicholas Pediaditakis, Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: “The Sugar Pill” Effect: The Harmless Pill That Is More Than Meets The Eye (9/15/2017) - By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD   All the doctors through the centuries have known it and they used it. We still do, but in a different way now. In the past we would give literally a [...]
Chuckle of the Issue: Big Family (9/9/2017) - Joe came from a large family. He had five sisters and four brothers. One day he was looking through the family photo album with his mother when he noticed, in page after page, that all [...]
The Grey Area News reporter in Shades of Grey Shades of Grey: Strange Pet Problem (9/9/2017) - Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  September 1, 2017 (9/1/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 September 1 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
Domino's Pizza and Ford Motor Co. are launching an industry-first collaboration to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery. Source: Ford Domino’s® and Ford Researching Pizza Delivery with Self-Driving Vehicles (8/29/2017) - Domino’s Pizza and Ford Motor Co. are launching an industry-first collaboration to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery. As part of the testing, researchers from both companies will investigate customer reactions to interacting [...]
Chuckle of the Issue: Parenthood (8/29/2017) - A father had three boys. One evening, they were playing cops and robbers in the back yard after dinner. One of the boys “shot” his father and yelled, “Bang! You’re dead!” The father slumped to the ground [...]
The Grey Area News reporter in Shades of Grey Shades of Grey: Fast Food (8/29/2017) - Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  August 25, 2017 (8/25/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 August 25 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
The Strange-ness -- The Grey Area newspaper -- greyareanews.com The Strange-ness: Missing Garner NC Radioactive Tool Recovered (8/25/2017) -  A measuring tool with a radioactive component was recovered Friday, August 25, 2017, after it was reported missing Thursday evening from a Garner NC construction site. The device’s disappearance spurred a recovery effort by the [...]
Photo: Nicholas Pediaditakis, Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: We Are All Now Of the Same Household (8/24/2017) - Some Thoughts Regarding the Recent Tragic Events in Charlottesville, Virginia By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD On my way to the farm where I raise Black Angus cows as a hobby, I asked my frequent companion, grandson [...]
The Grey Area News reporter in Shades of Grey Shades of Grey: Pet Owners (8/19/2017) - Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
Chuckle of the Issue: Excuses (8/19/2017) - Two students stayed up late with friends and didn’t study for the upcoming test. Waking up the next morning, they were worried and made a plan to go to class late and make up a [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  August 18, 2017 (8/18/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 August 18 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  August 11, 2017 (8/11/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 August 11 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
Chuckle of the Issue (8/9/2017) - The old pastor made it to a practice to visit the parish school one day a week. One week, he walked into the 4th grade class. The children were studying the US states. “How many [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  August 4, 2017 (8/4/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 August 4 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
Photo: Nicholas Pediaditakis, Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Different Times, Different Judgements, Different “Mental Disorders” (7/30/2017) - How society not only judges differently unusual behavior and uses treatments  at different times, it also facilitates the emergence of different “mental disorders” in stressed individuals By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD Society, at different times, depending [...]
The Grey Area News reporter in Shades of Grey Shades of Grey: Neighbors and Dogs (7/29/2017) - Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
Chuckle of the Issue - The Grey Area™ News Chuckle of the Issue: Fishing Barb (7/28/2017) - A fisherman was walking along the pier with a giant marlin. The fish was bigger than he was! On his way to the cleaning area, he joined a second fisherman who had a stringer with [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  July 28, 2017 (7/28/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 July 28 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
Instructor-led Zener Test during PSI Games. Source: Rhine Research Center, Durham NC. Got ESP? Join the “PSI Games” in Durham NC on July 28 (7/24/2017) - ** Updated with new date** Ever wondered about your ESP ability? Come for a unique event at the Rhine Research Institute and you may find out more about extrasensory perception, psychic abilities, and if you [...]
Chuckle of the Issue: Animal Crackers (7/21/2017) - A mother and her young son returned from the grocery store and the mother began putting away the groceries. The boy opened a box of animal crackers and spread them all over the table. “What [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  July 21, 2017 (7/21/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 July 21 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
Rhine Research Center, Durham NC. Photo: Kay Whatley Durham Parapsychology Researchers Seek Study Participants (7/19/2017) - Have you ever volunteered for a research study?  If you’d like to be part of a research study, the Durham-based Rhine Research Center is seeking participants for a study which examines how people interact and [...]
Source: Rhine Research Center, Durham NC. Inaugural “Mysterious Short Story Contest” Accepting Submissions (7/17/2017) - The Rhine Research Center in Durham, North Carolina, has issued a call for short stories in their first-ever The Rhine Mysterious Short Story Contest. Since their research is focused on Parapsychology, this intriguing short story [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  July 14, 2017 (7/14/2017) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 July 14 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
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