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Titanic 100th Anniversary Cruise Sparks Controversy

At least two cruises have been planned for the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Titanic in spring 2012. Both cruises are expected to market the package with special activities, lectures and memorials to commemorate the tragic event. Although organizers claim that this is a good chance for people to remember the victims, many others have… Keep Reading


11 Year Old Girl Charged with Murder of 2 Year Old

GEORGIA, U.S.A. — A two year old baby died from trauma to the head and buttocks after a babysitting session, and her 11 year old babysitter is now facing murder charges . The infant’s mother arrived to fetch her after work from home but found her lifeless in the sitter’s home. Ashlea Collier, whose daughter… Keep Reading


Similac Recalls 5 Million Cans of Baby Formula

NEW YORK – Popular baby product manufacturer Abbott Laboratories has issued a recall of 5 million cans of Similac infant powdered formula products due to the possibility of contamination. The recall will affect Similac products all across the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and some countries in the Caribbean. The recall was due to the… Keep Reading


Secret Revealed about Sinking of the Titanic

A revelation about the real reason behind Titanic’s sinking has been revealed by a new source –  none other than the granddaughter of the most senior surviving officer from the tragic incident of 1912. Louise Patten, an author based in UK and grand-daughter of the Titanic’s Second Officer Charles Lightoller, has unearthed a century old… Keep Reading

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease

ADI: Alzheimer’s Causing Global Financial Burden

According to the latest report by the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), more than $600m is spent every year worldwide to care for people with dementia. The ADI releases their annual report every September 21st on World Alzheimer’s Day. The 2010 report estimated that about 35.6m people suffered from some form of dementia and the number… Keep Reading


Carrot Vending Machines Installed in U.S. Schools

Two high schools in the U.S. are taking healthy eating to a whole new level. According to a release, the schools in Cincinnati, OH and Syracuse, NY are testing a new program that aims to repackage healthy food as junk food. The marketing and selling approach of the carrots and other healthy food items will… Keep Reading


Vatican Bank Faces Money Laundering Probe

ROME, ITALY – Italian authorities have confirmed that the Vatican Bank is currently undergoing investigations for money laundering. Investigators are initially looking into two Vatican Bank transactions that did not comply with anti-money laundering guidelines. A statement issued by the Vatican has claimed that it is “perplexed and baffled” by the latest developments and the… Keep Reading


Resurgence of Bed Bugs in U.S.

Summer vacation might be over for most people but the bed bugs in New York are taking an extended holiday. Bed bug problems continue to plague New York City, which has been dubbed the #1 bed bug infested city by pest control company, Terminix. Recently, a 95,000 square-foot Nike Town store in the middle of… Keep Reading


Comic Artist on Islamic Hit List, Goes Into Hiding

Talented cartoonist Molly Norris has recently had to change her identity and go into hiding after heeding the advice of top security specialists at the FBI. The artist behind the popular “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” movement was put onto the Islamic hit-list earlier this year. Her idea – which began as a casual joking comment… Keep Reading


Abandoned Baby Saved By Airport Cleaners

A new-born baby left in the rubbish bin of a toilet in Manila was found and rescued by vigilant airport cleaners. Investigators believe that the baby was born in the toilet itself and a search for the mother has already begun. According to reports, the baby was conceived as the mother’s Gulf Air jet flew… Keep Reading

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