US President Bush talks with Saudi Prince Salman, right, brother of Saudi King Abdullah, while watching a traditional sword dance at the Al Murabba Palace and Natural History Museum in Al Janadriyah, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008.

Just how crazy is Saudi Arabia? 9 WTF headlines from March alone

As President Obama visits the land of cheap oil and oppression today, he needs to know one thing. On the nutty scale between Charlie Sheen and Amanda Bynes, Saudi Arabia is off-the-charts Dennis Rodman insane. Here’s a quick rundown of this month’s most absurd Saudi headlines showing just how crazy crazy can be.

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The Pain of Facebook Unfriending

Considering that Facebook offers so many options (friend or acquaintance? Some or all updates?), the stark alternative — “I don’t want this person’s voice in my life anymore at all” — can be hurtful.

COMMENTARY: Old habits die hard

(RNS) Old ideas just need to be abandoned and something fresh and responsive allowed to emerge. Old ideas always benefit someone, and those someones tend to push back to protect their benefits. But that self-protective push-back isn’t a viable strategy.