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Truck crash covers Arkansas highway in hundreds of pizzas

It took crews four hours and a bunch of heavy machinery to clean up the mess. But, as they report , there were plenty of "pizza fatalities". The truck's traile...


Pakistan's saviour of lepers Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Pfau was granted Pakistani nationality in 1988 and she was presented with the Hilal-i-Pakistan, the country's highest civilian honour, the next year. KARACHI...


Richmond crews treating storm drains for mosquitoes following discovery of West Nile

Justin Fausek, director of the Montgomery County Precinct 3 mosquito abatement program, said while officials have found an average number of positive West Nile ...


Marijuana increases risk of death from hypertension

A new study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology concluded that marijuana use is associated with a threefold risk of death fro...


United States embassy workers in Cuba hit with 'acoustic attack'

The US State Department has failed to confirm if the diplomats have, indeed, lost their hearing, but admitted they have suffered a series of "a number of physic...


Those fancy Moscow mule copper mugs might be slowly poisoning you

Recently, Iowa adopted the Food and Drug Administration's food code , which prohibits copper from coming into direct contacts with acidic foods with a pH below...


Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study Says

Holt-Lunstad cited extreme examples of the impact of loneliness , including infants who fail to thrive and often die when deprived of human contact, and how so...


SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute

Uttar Pradesh's Shia Waqf Board today submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court of India. In its affidavit, the Board while calling Babri Masjid as its ...


Agroson's recalls Cavi brand Maradol Papaya

On Tuesday, Freshtex Produce of Alamo, Texas, issued a voluntary recall for its "Valery " brand Maradol Papaya, suspected of being contaminated with salmonell...


Playing action video games can actually harm your brain

Shaped like a seahorse, hence its name, the hippocampus is the part of the brain that helps people to orient themselves (so-called spatial memory) and to rememb...


Haruo Nakajima, the Man Inside the Godzilla Suit, Dies at 88

Godzilla " is reported to have died on August 7, though no official announcement has been made. Nakajima was born on 1 January 1929 in Yamagata, Japan. He r...


Computers Can Sense Depression Clues In Your Instagram Pics

But whether you're addicted to double-tapping quality content or you unfollow on the reg, new research says the undeniable power of Instagram may go beyond lo...


Read Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Letter About the Controversial Anti-Diversity Memo

First, let me say that we strongly support the right of Googlers to express themselves, and much of what was in that memo is fair to debate, regardless of whe...


Aaron Sorkin Writing a Lucille Ball Biopic

They had married ten years earlier and went on to have two children. There have been previous attempts to bring this Hollywood love story to the screen, inc...


Eclipse Viewing Events Planned for the Cape & Islands

UT Professor Elizabeth MacTavish encourages parents to experience the upcoming total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 , with their children. "The really bi...


Apple joins Instagram to show off 'Shot on iPhone' photos

It's all about the handsome pictures that people take using the iPhone. Based on the first posts, curators working for @ apple find some photos captured with...


Fresnillo Plc (FNLPF) Reviewed By Analysts

Credit Agricole S A owns 269,111 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. The company had a trading volume of 34,562 shares. The stock decreased 0.22% ...


Mysterious sea creatures that 'ate' Aussie teen identified

Jarrod Kanizay , Sam's father, told the Post that when his son lifted his feet from the water, he saw blood. The video has been shared by a Melbourne fa...


Spanish nationals killed in India road accident

The Spanish nationals had come to India to volunteer at Rural Development Trust (RDT), an NGO, at Battulapalli in Anantapur district. They left the Trust comp...


Moon, Trump discuss ways to contain N. Korea in telephone talks

The danger posed by North Korea was "a grave threat", he said. McMaster reiterated the administration's position that all options, including a targeted mili...