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

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FDA Discuss Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon

Food and Drug Administration officials will meet to discuss if a new genetically modified salmon will make its way into the U.S. food system. AquaBounty Technologies’ new genetically modified “AquAdvantage Salmon” does not suffer from stunted growth during cold weathers and is able to grow to twice the size of a normal salmon in half… Keep Reading

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Ex-Military: UFOs have Visited Nuke Weapon Sites

WASHINGTON – Ex-military personnel have urged the United States government to come clean and reveal facts about UFOs and other similar incidents. Witness testimonies made publis suggest that these unidentified objects have even gone to the extent of tampering with nuclear and weapons tests. More than 120 former or retired military personnel will stand as… 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


Web and Mobile App Connects Road Rage Drivers

Interaction between drivers has taken a new step with the launch of, a new social networking site that allows users to connect to other drivers just by using their license plates. The website and smart phone app now lets drivers vent at drivers who cut them off or contact the attractive occupant of a… Keep Reading


Paris Hilton Admits Owning Discovered Cocaine

Celebrity socialite Paris Hilton, who had cocaine found in her purse when she was stopped by police last month, has now pleaded guilty to drug possession. Hilton had denied the drugs belonged to her when discovered by police. She will now be charged for misdemeanor offense of drug possession and obstruction of an officer and… Keep Reading


Lady Gaga to Lead ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Rally

Singer-songwriter Lady Gaga will be leading a rally in Portland, Maine in an attempt to get the state’s two Republican senators, Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe, to support a repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy against gay and lesbian service members. Supporters of the repeal have stated that the do not yet… Keep Reading


Stevie Wonder Urges UN to Loosen Copyright Laws

Pop legend Stevie Wonder recently told diplomats from over 200 nations to stop fighting over copyright issues and support actions that can help blind people around the world. Wonder stated there is a lack of support and learning materials for the visually impaired all around the world due to various countries having laws that prevent… Keep Reading

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