Philip Barton

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5 Unrealistic Movie Plot Twists That Really Happened

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Unless you're living a boring truth or reading some strange fiction. But even stranger than when truth is …

5 Things Your Doctor Really Wants to Say to You (But Won't)

Doctors -- especially surgeons -- are expected to maintain a sense of decorum and professionalism at all times. I'm a board-certified neurosurgeon at …

Nepal probes if Chinese woman used helicopter on Everest climb

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal said on Tuesday it was investigating whether a Chinese woman, this season’s sole climber of Mount Everest from the Nepalese side, used a helicopter to reach a high camp after a deadly avalanche last month washed away part of the route.<p>Mount Everest (C), the world highest …

Mayoral debate focuses on Rob Ford despite absence

Rob Ford is on the sidelines, but the city's controversial leader remains a strong presence among the candidates who want to replace him, with contenders jockeying for position as the best choice to continue his agenda or move away from it.<p>Nine challengers, including the four front-runners, came to …

Erykah Badu slammed for performing at King Mswati III's birthday party

Singer lashes out after human rights advocates accuse her of supporting 'brutal dictator' after Swaziland appearance<p>Human rights activists have accused Erykah Badu of "endorsing a brutal dictator" by performing at the 46th birthday celebration of Swaziland's King Mswati III. The singer has refused …