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5 Creepy Insects That Transfix Horror Movie Makers

Source: Wikimedia<p>Sometimes truth is stranger than the fiction seen on the silver screen. Case in point? Insects. Between six and ten million insect …

Rwanda's approach proves perfect antidote to counterfeit drugs

Globalisation has brought people many wonderful things, but occasionally it brings them death, thanks to the growing international trade in bad …

Incredible Show Features 17 Shaolin Monks Amid 21 Wooden Boxes

In what promises to be one of the most exciting dance performances to hit Scotland, contemporary choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and 17 Buddhist monks ages 10-26, from the Shaolin Temple in China, present <i>Sutra</i>. After a successful run in 2008, the show is back for two days, May 17 and May 18 at …

Beat The Cheat

(YouTube link)<p>Australian magician and comedian Nicholas Johnson invites you to a games party in which he cheats his way through every game. It won't …

Americans Aren't Really Paying Attention to the Gosnell Case

Gallup pollsters report that the Kermit Gosnell case is "one of the least followed news stories Gallup has measured."<p>Despite conservative outcry over the extent of coverage of the trial of Kermit Gosnell (the physician charged in the death of one adult and four infants at his Philadelphia abortion …

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Rwanda genocide 20 years on: 'We live with those who killed our families. We are told they're sorry, but are they?'

Lucie Niyigena's seven-year-old mind was a jumble of panic and confusion as she stepped over the brutalised, bleeding corpse of her grandfather and …

Dramatically Different Medicare Bills Set Hospitals Thinking

For the first time, the federal government has publicly shared what hospitals bill Medicare for the 100 most common diagnoses and treatments.<p>The information shows hospitals across the country — and across Alaska — bill dramatically different prices for the same things.<p>Hospital veteran Rick Davis, …

Web radio station gives smaller churches high-tech way to spread Gospel

As a child, Pastor Wayne Green saw his father use radio and television to build Free Gospel Deliverance Temple into one of the largest Pentecostal ministries in the Washington area.<p>Now the 56-year-old leader of the Armor of Light Christian Worship Center in Bowie is charting his own evangelistic …

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WHO says new coronavirus may be passed person to person

<b>The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.</b><p>This comes after the French health ministry confirmed a second man had contracted the virus in a possible case of human-to-human transmission.<p>Two more people in Saudi …

Three dead, three safe after 36-hour Trenton hostage drama

Three children are safe after a 36-hour standoff with an armed man in Trenton, N.J., ended early Sunday, state law enforcement officials said.<p>But the bodies of a woman, presumed to be home owner Carmelita Stevens, 44 -- the mother of the children -- and a young boy, presumed to be her 13-year-old …

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