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Two Studies Show School Lunches Are Healthier Than Bagged

Two studies show that school lunches are healthier than most bagged lunches.

Two separate studies comparing school lunches to those that students brought from home have found that for most students, bagged lunches lack nutrition and those provided in school tend to be healthier for students. Both studies were published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics and compared the nutritional values of the lunches children brought from… Read more »

Newborn Baby Girl Thrown In Trash, Eaten Alive By Ants [Video]

Eaten Alive Newborn

A 2-hour-old newborn baby girl was found nearly eaten alive in a rubbish bin in Bhopal, India. Ahmed Kahn, a 32-year-old school security guard, found the naked child and covered in ants near Deepshikha school, where he works. The Mirror reports Ahmed told authorities about his shocking discovery. “I heard the sound of a baby… Read more »

Caramel Apple Deaths: Listeria Outbreak Spreads To 10 States

Fall Treats

Caramel apples are blamed for causing five deaths in the last three months. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said dozens of people were sickened after eating prepackaged caramel apples. CDC officials believe the commercially produced treats are contaminated with listeria. Although the apples are generally a seasonal product, widely available in… Read more »

Judy Smith, The Real-Life Olivia Pope, Helping Sony Pictures With Crisis

Judy Smith

Crisis management expert Judy Smith is reportedly helping Sony Pictures clean up their mess. TMZ reported on Friday that inside sources connected with the studio confirm Judy Smith has been advising Amy Pascal, Sony Pictures chief, behind the scenes quietly. According to the report, Smith’s primary focus is dealing with the overwhelming flood of criticism… Read more »

One Million Mummies? Egypt’s Ministry Of Antiquities Begs To Differ

Antiquities Department Unhappy Over Discussion Concerning One Million Mummies

Recent reports that a team of archaeologists from Utah’s Brigham Young University have begun excavating an ancient cemetery containing one million mummies has Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities begging to differ. He’s also threatening to stop the researchers from continuing their work, but not for the reason you might suspect. The cemetery, Fag el-Gamous, and a… Read more »

Aurora Movie Theater Killer Not A Monster, Claim Parents

Letter pleads for leniency

James Holmes, the man who killed 12 people inside an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater two years ago, is not a monster, said his parents in a letter to prosecutors. The letter has been released just as 9,000 jury summonses are being delivered. Jury selection is scheduled to begin January 20. Opening statements for the months-long… Read more »

Catch And Kill Order Issued For Great White Shark Near Warnbro Beach

The shark has lingered around Warnbro since late last month.

Australian authorities are attempting to euthanize a great white shark that has frequented the waters off Warnbro beach, issuing a catch and kill order after the animal was deemed a threat to public safety. In a statement released Friday afternoon, Australia’s Department of Fisheries asserted that efforts to move the great white out of the… Read more »

‘Goliath’ Is Not Amused: Google Hits Out At MPAA, Files Lawsuit

Goliath Is Not Amused Google Sues MPAA

Google is not happy about “Project Goliath.” If you missed it, “Goliath” came out during the ongoing Sony hacker crisis. Thanks to leaked emails, we all learned that the Motion Picture Association of America has taken certain, less than ethical, steps towards combating Google, a perceived threat of their pro-SOPA endeavors. Google moves to halt… Read more »

Emma Czornobaj Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail For Duck Crossing Incident

Duck Crossing

Emma Czornobaj was sentenced to 90 days in jail for a duck crossing incident, which left two people dead. In addition to the jail time, Czornobaj was ordered to complete 240 hours of community service. The Judge also suspended the 26-year-old woman’s driving privileges for a period of 10 years. In June 2010, Czornobaj abruptly… Read more »

American Kennel Club Will Recognize Four New Breeds

AKC Dogs

The American Kennel Club will recognize four new breeds beginning January 2015. The Bergamasco, Boerboel, Cirneco dell’Etna, and Spanish Water Dog have met all requirements set forth by the AKC, and will be allowed to participate in AKC-sanctioned competitions and shows. As reported by ABC News, per AKC requirements, all four breeds have “a minimum… Read more »