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Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

'Just flooding us': Tenn. spike in drug-dependent newborns is warning to nation

Health news<p>On an average day, neonatal nurse practitioner Carla Saunders faces two dozen babies born hooked on drugs, infants so sick with the pain of withdrawal that they cry nonstop, claw their faces and writhe in agony at the sound of a voice or the touch of hand. But that’s just the …

Richest 1 Percent Hold 46 Percent Of The World's Wealth

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Global wealth has risen by 68 percent over the past 10 years to reach a new all-time high of $241 trillion and the United States accounts for nearly three quarters of the increase, Credit Suisse said in its World Wealth Report.<p>Average global wealth has hit a peak of $51,600 per …

UN caused deadly cholera in Haiti, covered it up, lawsuit says

Survivors and family members of nearly 700,000 Haitians who have contracted cholera are suing the United Nations for billions of dollars, accusing the U.N. of covering up its role in starting the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in modern history.<p>“They have to help us because there are so many …

The Best New Restaurants in America, 2013

<i>Published in the November 2013 issue</i><p><b>There is just too much.</b> There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now. Fabulous Peruvian food, a German wurst palace, lots of shrimp and grits, the continued onslaught of Italian. Cronuts. To try to ascribe a …

Grand Theft Auto 5 smashes 7 Guinness World Records

Rockstar Games' open-world title, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, has smashed a total of seven world records, including the best-selling video game within 24 hours and the "fastest entertainment property" to generate $1 billion, according to Guinness World Records.<p>The Rockstar North-developed title reached $1 …

Many Teens Admit To Coercing Others Into Sex

Almost 1 in 10 high school and college-aged people have forced someone into sexual activity against his or her will, a study finds. The majority of those who have done it think that the victim is at least partly to blame.<p>The results come from a multiyear study funded by the Centers for Disease …

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From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

Cockroaches Have Neighborhoods, And They're Not Leaving Soon, Study Finds

If you live on the Upper East Side, you hate taking the subway. That's true for humans and the cockroaches that live in their tony apartments.<p>An ongoing study called the National Cockroach Project finds that cockroaches in certain city neighborhoods share the same genetic makeup -- and they differ …

Billionaire couple donates $10 million to Head Start programs closed by U.S. government shutdown

A philanthropic billionaire couple pledged up to $10 million in an effort to fund Head Start programs that could no longer operate due to the ongoing government shutdown, officials announced on Monday.<p>Laura and John Arnold provided the money needed to reopen the seven Head Start programs in six …

Babies learn to anticipate touch in the womb, new study reveals

You're no doubt familiar with the image of a baby sucking his thumb, but unborn babies in the later stages of development do it too. In fact, new research reveals that fetuses actually open their mouths in anticipation of a good thumb suck, which may point to better ways of tracking fetal …

9-year-old flies alone from Minneapolis to Las Vegas without a boarding pass

A 9-year-old boy made it past TSA officials and gate agents without a boarding pass at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and flew to Las Vegas alone, an airport official said Sunday.<p>The young boy was screened at security during the initial leg of his trip on Thursday, said airport …

Angela Martin, Registered Sex Offender, Molests Child She Is Babysitting: Cops

A registered sex offender was arrested again last month after allegedly filming herself abusing a 3-year-old girl she was babysitting.<p>Angela Martin, 29, who also goes by her married name of "Angela Haussmann," allegedly molested the child in August, according to WTNH. The Wallingford, Conn. woman …

Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Common Sense Tips For Budding Moguls

Sean “Diddy” Combs has always been more than just a rapper. He founded Bad Boy Records as a 23 year-old in 1993, signing hit acts like The Notorious B.I.G. and Craig Mack. After releasing his first album in 1997, he entered the fashion world with his clothing line Sean John. Since then he’s penned …

15 Craziest Hotels Around The World

Not everyone wants the typical room service, continental breakfast, and double bed of a chain hotel. Whether you still harbor a childhood dream of living in a treehouse, or you love wine so much you'd give anything to sleep inside a giant empty wine barrel, there's a crazy hotel out there that fits …

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Why Switzerland Has Some Of The Happiest, Healthiest Citizens In The World

Switzerland is home to one of the world's most thriving economies and also one of the happiest populations on the globe. So what's the Swiss secret sauce? The tiny, landlocked central European country is known for investing in its people. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum's 2013 Human …

About 15% of Americans live in poverty, so why is no one talking about it?

It's not my intention to belittle the government shutdown or the political showdown underway between President Obama and the GOP, but more often that not, America's fickle news media is dominated by one subject. It's what gets left out that is often more telling than what everyone (or at least the …

Golden Dawn arrests: 'The government should have acted long ago'

As a Golden Dawn MP tells how the accusations against their party are 'scrap paper,' others say the Neo Nazi organisation should have been outlawed a long time ago.<p>Fittingly for a man who thinks <b>Greece</b> has sold itself out to foreign bankers, there was no bail-out for Nikos Michaloliakos last …

University Of Texas Conservative Students Hold Affirmative Action Bake Sale

A group of conservative students at the University of Texas at Austin held a bake sale on campus last week, charging different prices for brownies based on the customer's race. The group said it wanted to show why affirmative action is a terrible policy.<p>The affirmative action bake sale, held Sept. …

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Man who set himself on fire on the National Mall dies of his injuries

A man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the US capital has died of his injuries, which were so severe that authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him.<p>The man died on Friday night at a Washington hospital where he had been airlifted, Officer Araz Alali, a …

Obama Doesn't Rule Out Using 14th Amendment To Raise The Debt Limit

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images<p>With the October 17 deadline to raise the debt limit rapidly approaching, President Obama is not specifically ruling out …

GOLDMAN: If The Debt Ceiling Isn't Raised And The Treasury Runs Out Of Cash, Then Say Goodbye To 4.2% Of GDP*

The government shutdown is the result of Congress' failure to make a budget deal.<p>However, the shutdown has taken attention away from a much bigger policy risk: the impending debt ceiling, which is when the U.S. Treasury is no longer able to borrow money by issuing debt.<p>Economists as well as …

Careful what you tweet: Police, schools tap social media to track behavior

Marketed to police department, BlueJay Twitter-monitoring tool "has no IT requirements," explains the sales literature. "All you need is Internet and a browser." Also, $150 a month.<p>A teenager who claimed "sarcasm" after talking on Facebook about shooting up a kindergarten spent months in jail this …

Oregon Police Release Footage of Deadly Shootout Between State Trooper, Army Vet

Oregon State Police released shocking footage of a deadly shootout that took place between a state trooper and an Army veteran after the officer …

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