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Scary predictions about World War III and future of USA concern people

When it comes to predictions and prophecies, most of us are skeptics. However, there are some very grim predictions about the year 2017 which have concerned a lot of people. These include predictions about a gradually worsening global financial crisis and many regional wars culminating into the third World War. These predictions became all the more…
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May 19, 2017 0

Parents running YouTube channel featuring ‘pranks’ on their kids lose custody of two children

Mike and Heather Martin of Baltimore ran a successful YouTube channel. The uniqueness of their content was ‘prank videos’ on their own children. Pranks included encouraging kids to hit each other, screaming on them, using expletives for and in front of them. The netizens deemed their behavior as child abuse and reported them to authorities.…
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May 11, 2017 0

Civil war, famine displace 2 million kids in South Sudan

The world is reeling under many a tragedy today. However, United Nations believes that the most worrisome of them all is the situation in South Sudan. The African country is not only suffering because of a human conflict but also a natural calamity. Together, they have caused displacement of 3.5 million people, of which more…
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May 10, 2017 0

Major cities in Northern China reeling under gigantic sandstorm

The skies across major cities in Northern China, including capital Beijing, turned yellow on Thursday. Dangerously high levels of pollution in the Asian country have led to gigantic sandstorm. Authorities have suggested people to stay indoors and take necessary precautions to keep themselves safe. More than 10 provinces including several big cities have been hit…
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May 5, 2017 0

Atlanta Police Department rallies local community to help family after officer catches little girl shoplifting $2 pair of shoes

Atlanta Police Department is taking several new initiatives under community policing. On Tuesday, they wrote about the experience of officer Che Milton on their Facebook page. The cop had been called to a local Family Dollar store where a 12-year-old girl was caught shoplifting a $2 pair of shoes. Not only did the officer do an…
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May 5, 2017 0

sheeple, noun: easily influenced people, example Apple users

You read that right. Its a condensation of an actual dictionary entry. An entry in no less a dictionary than that of Merriam-Webster. And, they used their Twitter account to bring attention towards this new entry in their lexicon.   People who clicked the link were taken to the definition of the word on Merriam-Webster’s…
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April 28, 2017 0

Taiwanese hikers lost in the Himalayas found; 1 dead, 1 alive

A couple from Taiwan who went trekking to the Himalayas went missing seven weeks ago. On Wednesday, a search team found them. Unfortunately, the woman had died just three days before the rescuers found them. The man was found beside the remains of his partner. Twenty year old Liang Sheng-yue had left Taiwan for Nepal…
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April 28, 2017 0

Nine Zimbabwe villagers may have contracted anthrax from hippo meat

Nine people in northern Zimbabwe’s Binga district are suspected to have contracted anthrax. According to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), these were among the 58 people in Saba village who ate the meat of dead hippos. The nine suspected patients appear to show symptoms of cutaneous form of anthrax. This form of the disease is not…
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April 21, 2017 0

Adult men in Australia view denial of entry into Legoland playground as a human rights violation

All of us have some very fond memories of our very first constructions as children made by joining Lego blocks. Some of us refuse to outgrow our fondness colorful blocks even as we grow up. But Australian men just beat the whole world in their fondness of all things Lego. Recently, the first Legoland Discovery Center of…
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April 21, 2017 0

Joker’s Jinx suffers technical glitch, 24 riders stuck in it for four hours

When they named a roller coaster at Six Flags America Joker’s Jinx, they didn’t know they were foreshadowing towards some unfortunate incidents. Twenty four people were left stuck in the ride 100 feet above the ground for four hours on Thursday evening. A very similar incident had happened with the same ride in August 2014,…
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April 14, 2017 0