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Jose Ivan: Castaway Heads Home After 16-Months Adrift [Video]

Some cast doubt on El Salvador fisherman's story of being lost at sea for more than a year.

Jose Ivan reportedly spent 16 months adrift in the Pacific Ocean. The castaway said he and his companion left Mexico in September 2012. Although they intended to sail to El Salvador, they eventually became hopelessly lost. Last week, Ivan and his heavily damaged boat landed in the Marshall Islands. Ivan apparently drifted more than 8,000… Read more »

Sochi Orders Stray Dog Cull Ahead Of Winter Olympics

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Sochi officials have ordered a stray dog cull in anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Officials hired a pest control company to capture and euthanize thousands of stray dogs that live throughout the region. The plan has drawn outrage from animal rights activists. However, city officials said it is a necessity. Russia has been plagued… Read more »

Sumatra Volcano Eruption Engulfs Villages In Burning Ash [Video]

Sumatra Volcano Eruption Engulfs Villages In Burning Ash

A Sumatra volcano eruption showered a village in lava, destroying it and killing at least 16 people. In a related report by The Inquisitr, a supervolcano lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park has the devastating potential to destroy the entire United States. But the biggest supervolcano found so far is under the Pacific Ocean. When the… Read more »

Groundhog Day 2014: Punxsutawney Phil Says Six More Weeks Of Winter

Punxsutawney Phil Saw His Shadow

Groundhog Day 2014 was today and many were very disappointed in the forecast that the all famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, delivered. Punxsutawney Phil’s handlers announced that the groundhog did see he’s shadow, meaning that there will be another six long weeks of winter ahead of us. Legend has it that if the groundhog sees his… Read more »

Boeing Seahawk 747: ‘Created On A Whim’ Which Became A Reality

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s……………well, sort of, both! The Boeing Seahawk 747 was created on a whim that became a reality. At least, that’s how Eric Lindblad, vice president and general manager of Boeing’s 747 program describes it. The idea came up during a regular business meeting on the Monday… Read more »

Powerball Numbers Again Produce No Big Winner, Jackpot Hits $215 Million

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Powerball numbers drawn in Tallahassee, Florida, Saturday night once again failed to match a single winning ticket purchased anywhere in the 43 states that sell them — or the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands, which also sell Powerball tickets. Last night was the 11th consecutive drawing without a big winner. That means the… Read more »

Pizza Surcharges Increased For Super Bowl, Who Gets The Extra?

Superbowl Pizza

Every year the emphasis of the Super Bowl seems to be less and less about football, and more about the money. Whether that is in multimillion dollar TV commercials, or something as basic as pizza, the media focus is shifting. Now, even commercials that get dumped at the last minute are newsworthy – just ask… Read more »

Harley: Burial Of Bike And Its Rider Together In Giant Coffin

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Billy Standley died of lung cancer at the age of 82. But his burial was unique, for Billy was interred sitting astride his favorite Harley-Davidson in a custom made plexiglass coffin. Clad in full motorcycle leathers, and with his trademark aviator style sunglasses is how this biker will meet his maker. His family honored his… Read more »

Doctor Walks Six Miles In Snow For Life Saving Brain Surgery [Video]

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A Birmingham, Alabama doctor made the decision to risk his life to save someone else’s. Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was spending Tuesday morning working at Brookwood Medical Center when he received an emergency phone call to be at Trinity Medical Center for brain surgery. Hrynkiw is the only current neurosurgeon at Trinity. Normally the six mile… Read more »

NFL Heroin Gives New Meaning To Super Bowl Ads

NFL Heroin Gives New Meaning To Super Bowl Ads

Labeled as NFL heroin, drug dealers are apparently Super Bowl 2014 fans just like the rest of us. Or maybe they need something to keep themselves occupied since tailgate parties are not allowed at Super Bowl 48? In a related report by The Inquisitr, if you go by the names found on some heroin you’d… Read more »

Michigan SUV Crash Kills Four, Another Car Hits A House

Michigan SUV Crash Kills Four, Another Car Hits A House

A Michigan SUV crash resulted in the deaths of four people and the police are already laying the blame at the feet of the icy weather. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the extreme weather conditions have caused a rare condition called ice rollers to form all over the Midwest. In addition to the… Read more »

Caravan Of Death: Chilean Death Squads Arrested For Murders

Caravan Of Death: Chilean Death Squads Arrested For Murders

The caravan of death is the name given to Chilean death squads that executed political opponents of Chile’s dictator Pinochet. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Honduras death squads are claimed to be fighting a secret war against gang members by having them executed in the streets. But what troubles some is the allegations… Read more »

Building Owner Arrested In Fire That Killed Two Ohio Firefighters

Ohio Firefighters Killed, Building Owner Arrested

An apartment building owner was arrested for intentionally starting a fire that killed two Ohio firefighters. James Dickman, age 31, and Stephen Machinski, age 42, were killed on the line of duty on Sunday January 26. The building’s owner, Ray Abou-Arab, is now being charged in their deaths When the blaze was set, there were… Read more »

Wounded Warrior Flag Gets Florida Resident Fined $100 Per Day

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Flying a Wounded Warrior Project has one patriotic Palm Coast, Florida resident in trouble with his homeowner association. Grand Have gated community residents can fly Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, sports team flags, and the stars and stripes, but flying a piece of cloth which heralds wounded veterans will get them fined $100 per… Read more »

GMO Apples Coming To A Supermarkt Near You

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GMO apples could find their way into a produce bin at your local grocery store. If the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a pending policy, an apple a day might no longer keep the doctor away. GMO labeling is not yet a reality, so genetically modified apples (GE) could potentially also find their way… Read more »

Castaway Claims He Was Adrift In The Pacific For 16 Months

Castaway claims he was adrift for over a year in 22 ft. boat, but some doubt his story.

A castaway claims he spent 16 months adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Jose Ivan and his heavily damaged boat were discovered by two Marshall Islands locals on Thursday. Although the man’s “condition is not very good,” he is expected to survive. Ivan said he and a companion left Mexico In September 2012. The two men… Read more »