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San Francisco Residents Using ‘Snitch App’ To Report Homeless People To Authorities

The city of San Francisco is praising an addition to their “311” mobile application that is supposed to help the city deal with its growing homeless population. But the app is already under heavy criticism by anti-gentrification groups who say its unnecessary to report the homeless for ...

Homeless teen is class valedictorian

■ Griffin Furlong has been fighting an uphill battle, but this week the 18-year-old graduated as ''class valedictorian" after his mother to leukemia when he was 6, Furlong spent two years in a homeless shelter with his father and brother ...
military hazing In South Korea

Military Hazing In South Korea

“How did we end up with a military like this?” asked The Hankyoreh in an editorial. Hazing in South Korea’s conscription army is shockingly brutal—and increasingly deadly. Within weeks before this writing, two soldiers have hanged themselves to escape bullying ...
Abandoned 7yo boy Found in Japan Forest

Abandoned 7yo boy Found in Japan Forest

The parents of a 7-year-old boy decided to leave their son in a forest to teach him a lesson about throwing rocks at cars.  They said that they were only gone for a few minutes and when they came back ...

Japanese seniors turn to life of crime

Tokyo ‘Silver shoplifters’: Facing cuts in welfare and pensions, Japan’s swelling ranks of the elderly are turning to crime—many of them stealing food. Shoplifters are now more likely to be over 65 than under 18. Criminal offenses by the over-65 ...
Taurids Meteor Collision

Taurids Meteor Stream Could Cause Disaster To Earth

Scientists have discovered a new branch of the Taurids meteor stream that could prove to be a major disaster for Earth, with asteroids up to 1,000 feet wide flying past us every few years. The Taurids meteor shower peaks every ...

Crows’ excellent memory helps them tell human friends from foes

They may not crow about it, but if you get on the wrong side of them, they’re not going to forget it in a hurry. Crows have an excellent memory for human faces, a study has revealed. They can tell ...
Medications Could Make You Depressed

Medications Could Make You Depressed

Some of the medications that you are taking may be causing you to have depression.  About a third of adults taking medications may not be aware of this problem and consequences.  It may be a minor symptom in some, but ...

Family gets $17,000 internet bill for trip to Canada

A Canadian spring break trip turned out to be pretty expensive for one Michigan family. As the parents drove over the Ambassador Bridge into Canada, their 11 year old son was unknowingly racking up thousands of dollars in roaming data ...

Native Americans’ Siberian Roots

Native Americans' Siberian Roots have been documented in recent research. The skeleton of a girl who died over 12k years ago has provided DNA confirming evidence that Native Americans must have originally migrated from Siberia. Analysis of the DNA showed ...