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TOP 20 Most Powerful People in the World According to Forbes with Obama as Lead

Filed in News, World News by on December 7, 2012 0 Comments

US President Obama leads the top Forbes Magazine publication about the most powerful people. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell just shy of the top-20 and was ranked 23. Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei bested the Israeli premier by two slots, ranking 21. And reported that business is behind politics as it reigns the survey done by the […]

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Honest Bus Driver Returned a $500,000

Filed in Amazing Stories, News by on December 7, 2012 0 Comments

An Austrian Bus Driver honestly returned 390,000 euros ($509,700) found in a luggage of an unidentified elderly woman last month in Vienna. The transport authority spokeswoman Anna-Maria Reich said that the bus driver who saw the left luggage in the bus with half a million dollars inside and immediately returned it through a police who tracked […]

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Spidernaut: Space spider dies in D.C.

Filed in Animals, Animals and Nature, United States by on December 6, 2012 0 Comments

Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History announces the death of space-flown spider via Facebook on Monday, Dec. 3. It is with sadness that we announce the death of Nefertiti, the “Spidernaut.” “Neffi” was introduced to visitors Thursday, Nov. 29, after traveling in space on a 100-day, 42-million-mile expedition en route to and aboard the International […]

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Original Batmobile For Sale: Batman’s car to be auctioned in 2013 (Photos)

Filed in Automobile, Business, Money, News by on November 30, 2012 0 Comments

Batman‘s original Batmobile will be up for auction in Arizona on the 3rd week of January next year, according to the Barrett Jackson auto auction house. The original Batmobile is for sale and can be sold in millions. Other car that has been sold for auction is really priced with range of hundred thousand to millions of dollars but […]

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Ohio Sinkhole: a 200-foot-long sinkhole collapses in Dover Township

Filed in News, United States by on November 30, 2012 0 Comments

Corresponding to News Net 5, a 200-foot-long sinkhole collapses in the area of Route 516 West in Dover, Ohio on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 The enormous sinkhole is more or less 85 feet deep and a hundred feet wide which means that a large section of the way is consumed by this sinkhole. But it is […]

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$300K In Gold Dust Found By a California HVAC company

Filed in Amazing Stories, News, United States by on November 24, 2012 0 Comments

More than $300k worth of gold dust was found by workers of Clark & Rush, a California  Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) company, in a Sacramento home. Steve Ottley of Clark & Rush said he and his partner were conducting an HVAC installation at an older home in Sacramento last September when they uncover 12 baby […]

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Family commends hero dog for saving baby from kidnapping

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals, News by on November 24, 2012 0 Comments

In Indianapolis, a family’s dog stopped armed would-be kidnappers from leaving the family’s home, preventing the kidnapping attempt  on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Police say a man and a woman broke into the home of Nayeli Garzon-Jimenezthrough the back door while her husband was at work. Garzon-Jimenez was on the phone with her husband, Adolfo […]

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Obama’s 10-year-old pen pal: Sophia’s second letter to President Obama gets a response

Filed in Amazing Stories, News, United States by on November 23, 2012 0 Comments

Sophia Bailey-Klugh a daughter of same-sex parents made her parents very proud after receiving a message from President Obama.  Sophia’s story became news when one of her proud dads, Jonathan Bailey, posted her letter on Facebook. Sophia’s letter posted on Facebook by her father, Jonathan Bailey Here’s an excerpt from Sophia’s letter to President Obama: “Dear Barack Obama,” she […]

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Black Friday Deals 2012: Hottest holiday brands now out, save up to 60%

Filed in Money, Sales & Deals, Shopping, United States by on November 23, 2012 0 Comments

Here are the best buys this Black Friday 2012: Macy’s Herald Square 151 34th St. (212) 695-4400. Starting at midnight on Thursday, all Rampage boots are $19.99. Macy’s Storewide sale offers savings of 25% to 60%. Visit for store hours. Scoop NYC 430 W. 14th St., (212) 929-1244 Take 25% off in-store purchases on […]

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Helicopter found 8 years later after crash in New Zealand (Photo)

Filed in News, World by on November 22, 2012 0 Comments

Eight years later after crash in Wellington, New Zealand, a helicopter was spotted by another helicopter pilot. Located in rugged terrain at the edge of the original search area, the helicopter that went missing in New Zealand eight years ago was carrying a local pilot and a British backpacking tourist. Helicopter found 8 years later […]

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Toyota Recall 2012: Toyota recalling 160,000 Tacoma pickups in U.S. and Canada

Filed in Business, News, United States by on November 22, 2012 0 Comments

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling about 160,000 Tacoma mid-size pickup trucks from the model years 2001 to 2004 in United States and Canada. The spare tire in these Tacoma models is stored beneath the trucks’ bed. According to Toyota, when the trucks were made, the metal plate that keeps the spare tire in place was […]

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World’s oldest original working digital computer rebooted (Video)

Filed in Computer, Hardware, News, Technology by on November 22, 2012 0 Comments

Harwell Dekatron’s clip of the Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computation (WITCH), 1950s’ supercomputer, was restored over a period of three years by experts at England’s National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park. They even rebooted the beast in front of reporters. The world’s oldest original working digital computer is the size of a garage door […]

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