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First Human Head Transplant in 2017?

 Money is pouring in to pay for the world’s first head transplant, says the man who is ready to make history by becoming a human guinea pig. Valery Spiridonov has … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jeb Bush: Pro Torture Candidate

  Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush refuses to rule out the US resuming the use of torture if he were to become president. Bush, who addressed the issue during a campaign … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Deadly explosions in China

  Tianjin, China (CNN) – You can see the devastation everywhere: in the hollowed-out shells of buildings, in the anguished faces of relatives, in the parade of scorched cars. But what … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Protected: Life in jail for heavily drugged accused killer unable to testify

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The Crab on Mars

  THE Mars Curiosity Rover has taken a strange image that has left space enthusiasts captivated. Captured by NASA, the image shows a crab-like object on the surface of the red … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Drones dropping drugs into prisons

  Officials at Mansfield Correctional Institution in Ohio say a fight between inmates last Wednesday was caused by a drone dropping more than 7 ounces worth of heroin, marijuana, and tobacco … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Frisbee becomes an Olympic sport

  The sport of flying disc, commonly known as “frisbee,” was officially recognized as an Olympic sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday, opening the way for it to … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment
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