Woman, grandson saved from drowning by Christian cross

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2509345" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Clara Gantt (Credit: Screenshot WIS-TV)[/caption] Call it divine intervention, but a woman and her grandson, swept away by swirling flood waters in South Carolina, more…

Rupert Murdoch paints Carson 'real black president'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2447855" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Ben Carson[/caption] Media giant Rupert Murdoch, 84, ignited a national firestorm with a recent tweet that suggested Ben Carson, who's rising quickly in national more…

Police: Man had meth lab in his pants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KCCI-TV) Cedar Rapids police responding to a report of a suspicious subject found a walking meth lab Monday, KCRG-TV reported. Police spokesman Greg Buelow told KCRG that 46-year-old more…

Pet-store owner attacked by 20-foot python

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (People) A reptile store owner was hospitalized on Monday after being attacked by a 20-ft. python. Authorities said Terry Wilkins, who owns Captive Born Reptiles in Newport, Kentucky, more…

Digital dependence 'eroding human memory'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) An over-reliance on using computers and search engines is weakening people's memories, according to a study. It showed many people use computers instead of memorising information. more…

The astounding life of a man you never heard of

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2502085" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker[/caption] He began his career as an auto racer, gaining international fame by competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times, earning more…

Newly-discovered rat 'like no other'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) A team of scientists have discovered a new species of rat in Indonesia. The species, which has been named Hyorhinomys stuempkei - hog-nosed rat - has more…

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