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Amy Wigfull – Sleepwalker falls from hotel window

A sleepwalking British woman fell 50 feet from a hotel window, but survived because her sleeping body was relaxed when it hit the ground. Amy Wigfull, 24, was on vacation in Spain when she stumbled into the hotel bathroom and ...
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BURGLARS IN AUSTRALIA USE CROCODILES

BURGLARS IN AUSTRALIA USE CROCODILES

A group of four burglars stole some computers and office supplies from the Taminmin College in Humpty Doo, Australia.  They used some crocodiles in their entry to the office by throwing them through the window to gain access.  They must ...
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Possible Life on Mars

Possible Life on Mars

Should we be focusing on the future and not exclusively on the past to find life on Mars?  Some microbes have been found in the Atacama Desert in Chile that have been dormant when the area is dry and come ...
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Elephant Poaching

Elephant Poaching – Slaughtered For Their Tusks

Elephant Poaching - Slaughtered For Their Tusks Warning: This article contains graphic images of elephants being slaughtered. Gaborone, Botswana States where the illegal ivory trade operates agreed to tougher measures to try to stop the slaughter of African elephants for ...
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Does it cost more to be cremated or buried

Cremation: Increasingly Popular & Cheaper Too!

Cremation has become increasingly popular among current generations. One of the most common questions people seem to consider regarding the choice is Does it cost more to be cremated or buried? The not so surprising answer is "burial" of course ...
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Envying the lower castes

Suddenly everyone wants to be low-caste, said Badri Narayan. It used to be considered an extreme disadvantage to be in one of India’s oppressed castes or indigenous tribes. But decades of affirmative action and quota systems have changed all that ...
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The Danger of Keeping Secrets

The Danger of Keeping Secrets

Alcoholics Anonymous has a saying “You’re only as sick as your secrets” which you know is one of the hallmarks of alcoholism, addiction, and deception.  The addict keeps the secret to cover up their addiction which leads them to deceive ...
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The wealthy taking up housing meant for the poor

Though New York City's waiting list for subsidized housing stands at over 300,000, the agency still has only nominal ability to evict a tenant who once qualified but subsequently became wealthier, and the latest "beneficiary" of those rules, according to ...
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A Dementia Epidemic

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are afflicting far more Americans than ever before. An alarming new report by the Alzheimer’s Association shows that one in three seniors have dementia when they die, and deaths from the disease increased nearly ...
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Mission to the Sun

Mission to the Sun

Since NASA has made missions to the moon, Mars, and Pluto they are now getting ready to mission to the sun.  This spacecraft will come within four million miles from the sun’s surface to explore its atmosphere and observe how ...
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