The True Strange Library, as an Internet web site, has a potential reach of 4.1 billion readers (as of Dec 2018), of whom an estimated 950 million speak English. We focus on stories that intrigue and educate, specializing in bizarre or lesser-known facts, ideas and science.
Outside content excerpted is quoted, linked to the original source and is used in accordance with the Fair Use provision of US copyright law which permits use for news reporting and commenting. This blog also contains one independent scientist’s views and original articles.
There was a short-lived Men’s Adventure Magazine by bodybuilder Joe Weider and his brother Ben called TrueSTRANGE (1956-1958) and the tagline for this site is taken from that source, a nod to the history of the brand. Editor Xeno’s effort has been to enhance TrueStrange, removing the trashy tabloid elements and providing content that is more along the lines of Omni magazine (1978-1995), that is, educational, verifiable and factual amazements for the Internet era.
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Some welcome having their articles cross posted on the blogosphere as this drives new traffic to their own website. Others feel they are somehow being ripped off when their publicly posted content becomes more public. The truestrange.com site provides a “strange news” aggregation service, collecting the most interesting stories of the day on topics such as UFOs, Aliens, Politics, Humor and Fringe Technology. Based on case law, the Fair Use Provision of US copyright law permits the copying of entire articles for the purpose of news reporting. However, to avoid DMCA disputes, it is our policy to remove or alter any contested items as quickly as possible. If you have a concern, please contact the editor.
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