Authorities are investigating the overnight shooting death of a 32-year-old man in New York’s Greenwich Village as a hate crime after police said the shooter may have hurled anti-gay slurs. "This clearly looks to be a hate crime," NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters …
Dick Trickle's brother believes the legendary NASCAR driver took his life because he could not withstand his mysterious--and severe--chest pain that doctors could not diagnose. Trickle was found dead on Thursday of what was apparently a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Show More Summary
Cloning technology may permit scientists to revive extinct species. The writers of Mother Jones contemplated which species they'd like to bring back from the dead. Maddie Oatman proposes the saber-toothed tiger: The saber-toothed tiger...Show More Summary
"A recent news story claims that Tim Dog 'may be up to his biggest scam yet'—faking his own death. WREG in Memphis interviewed Esther Pilgrim, one of the women featured in this Dateline story back in June of last year, who had been one...Show More Summary
Stone Age people may have battled against a zombie apocalypse The zombie apocalypse may be much more than a plot device exploited by modern horror movies. In fact, fears about the walking dead may go back all the way to the Stone Age. Archaeologists...Show More Summary
Post by Mary Fischer If you aren't the type of person who believes in miracles, you may just wind up changing your mind after hearing what I'm about to tell you. A woman was declared dead at a hospital in Kuwait after suffering cardiac arrest. Show More Summary
Even though Patrick Bateman would never be caught dead (or caught killing ) in a T-shirt in public, this shirt may come in handy. It gives you an instructional graphic on how to dress like the anti-hero of American Psycho. The fine print includes different brands and products that you will need if you intend to dress like... well, like a psychopath. $20 at BustedTees.com
Converge at Decibel, 2013 (more by Shaun Regan) Converge will team with Meek Is Murder, Trenchfoot and Dead Serious at Saint Vitus on May 25 and tickets are on sale. The show is part of a weekend that will see...
Kermit Gosnell may be behind bars, but his deadly legacy lives on. Just when the abortion lobby thought it could turn the page on the PR disaster of the Women’s Medical Society, a new “house of horrors” is making headlines–this time in Texas. There, the eye-witness accounts rival those of even Gosnell’s clinic, as three [...]
Do you ever find yourself watching movies or television shows on The CW? If so, you may know that the station’s TV Now application is currently available on both Windows 8 and Xbox 360. Moving forward, according to a report by Deadline, it will now be available on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) TV as well. This [...]
One word cropped up over and over at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, and it wasn’t “speakerdock” (yes, that may be two words; but I’m merging them here because that’s what I’m doing). In fact, the word was “Bluetooth” — a word discordant with the very idea of a dock-equipped speaker. And [...]Show More Summary
Authorities in Texas today announced that the cause of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in the small town of West has been determined to be... undetermined. At the moment, anyway. There are three causes they cannot yet rule out: an intentional act, an issue with the plant's electrical system, and a golf cart. Read more...
ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2013 — The hardening of arteries is a hallmark of atherosclerosis, an often deadly disease in which plaques, excessive connective tissue, and other changes build up inside vessel walls and squeeze off the flow of oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. Show More Summary
USA rolled out a pretty hefty list of new dramas in development at its upfront on Thursday (May 16) to go along with the two original comedies it's picked up.
A new study from the University at Buffalo has found that crash test scores are less relevant when a sedan is in an accident with an SUV. The study will be presented in full on May 16 at the annual meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine in Atlanta. In a head-on collision between [...]
Is the video game console dead? Perhaps Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) may no longer have the long-term potential with its hard-core video game franchising. Despite the weak performance, I’m a little more optimistic than the rest of the street. Let’s uncover this opportunity? Earnings highlights In the first quarter of 2013 Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) reported [...]
Deadly tornadoes ripped through central Texas Wednesday evening 70 miles west of Dallas, leaving at least six people dead with more than a dozen still missing. Storm trackers believe up to 10 separate tornadoes may have touched downShow More Summary
George Soros made £40m in a day shorting the Australian dollar: here's what you need to know Personal Finance LAST UPDATED AT 14:46 ON Thu 16 May 2013 THREE weeks after being mistakenly declared dead in a Reuters obituary, George Soros is back with a vengeance, said Juliet Samuel in The Times. Show More Summary
6 dead, at least 14 missing after tornadoes rip through Texas. 6 Americans reported killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. CBS News: Boston bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev left a note in the boat he hid in. Read the Acting IRS Commissioner's resignation letter. Filib …
LAWRENCE SCHIFFMAN: Yeshiva University Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar. Taking place this Sunday, May 19, 2013 – 1:30-4:30 PM. Follow the link for details. (HT Joseph I. Lauer.)