Month: April 2015

  • Man Burnt Alive in Industrial Oven Filled With Thousands of Pounds of Tuna

    Man Burnt Alive in Industrial Oven Filled With Thousands of Pounds of Tuna

    Eating healthy isn’t so hard. Having two spoonfuls of hummus a day will help fulfill the recommended weekly amount of beans you’re supposed to get. Having just one lemon will provide you with more than 100% of your daily intake of vitamin C. And having tuna will help you get more protein, Omega-3, and B […]

  • Is Your Child Getting Involved with Unicorn Puke? Teen Vaping Is on the Rise

    Is Your Child Getting Involved with Unicorn Puke? Teen Vaping Is on the Rise

    Could your kids be familiar with Sweet Tart, Hawk Sauce and Unicorn Puke? No, they’re not cartoon characters or new energy drinks — they’re just three of the many flavors for electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs,” have been hailed as the ultimate tools in smoking cessation for adults over the past decade, […]

  • UFC Fighter Jon Jones Wanted for Questioning After Allegedly Injuring Woman in Hit-and-Run Accident

    UFC Fighter Jon Jones Wanted for Questioning After Allegedly Injuring Woman in Hit-and-Run Accident

    A mixed martial artist is now wanted for questioning after a car accident over the weekend that left an older woman injured. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is wanted by police in Albuquerque, NM, in an investigation described as “ongoing” on the department’s Twitter account. Despite initial reports stating that […]

  • Edmonds Considers Installing Bleachers and Fences (But Not Field Lights) in Renovated Field

    Edmonds Considers Installing Bleachers and Fences (But Not Field Lights) in Renovated Field

    The Edmonds (WA) school district is deliberating about whether to install field lights in a local baseball field at a former high school. MyEdmondsNews.com reports that Phil Olberchts, the City of Edmonds Hearing Examiner, recommended to the school board on April 10th that they should not install field lights as part of a planned restoration […]

  • Viral Social Media Challenge Has Plenty of Lips Moving

    Viral Social Media Challenge Has Plenty of Lips Moving

    To say that attitudes towards cosmetic surgery have changed is truly an understatement. Not only is cosmetic surgery — including non-invasive cosmetic procedures — widely accepted, they may even be expected of both men and women working in certain fields, such as the entertainment industry, though few would willingly admit to that. It’s become increasingly […]

  • Snapchat and Instagram Revamp Advertising

    Snapchat and Instagram Revamp Advertising

    Mobile apps have largely been relatively ad-free, due to smaller screen size and how difficult it would be to track results. Developers are starting to embrace the potential of ad revenue, however, though the exact format varies by app. Photo sharing app Instagram will soon be integrating a shopping option to the existing ads, while […]

  • Researchers Design Generator 25% More Efficient Than Existing Technology

    Researchers Design Generator 25% More Efficient Than Existing Technology

    A team of researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington has come up with a new type of generator that can produce electrical energy up to 25% more efficiently than current technology, and with fewer emissions. Although efficient power production is certainly a concern in the United States — U.S. electricity consumption was a […]

  • New Technology to Help West African Nation Deal With Complicated Medical Waste Problem

    New Technology to Help West African Nation Deal With Complicated Medical Waste Problem

    The Ebola crisis ravaged Liberia, infecting a startling 9,343 people, and killing 4,162 of them. The sheer amount of cases overwhelmed the country’s healthcare system and as a result, potentially deadly medical waste was burned in old incinerators, posing serious risks to people’s health, and the environment. Fortunately, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has […]