Volcanic blast births new island in Japan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) Ash and lava fragments blasting out of the ocean announced the birth of a new volcanic island about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) south of Tokyo in the more…

American veteran, 85, detained in N. Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS) An 85-year-old Korean War veteran and experienced globetrotter from Palo Alto is being detained in North Korea, where he was removed from a plane more…

$1 million in gold found in airplane toilet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Speaking for finding treasure in unexpected places, an airplane cleaning crew in India found 24 gold bars worth more than a million dollars while cleaning out more…

Britain's 1st white honor killing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Laura Wilson was just 17-years-old when she was stabbed to death next to a canal in Rotherham, Manchester in 2010. This wasn't a mugging gone more…

Mystery of black lagoon baffles scientists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) A glowing lagoon off Puerto Rico's northeastern coast has gone almost completely dark and biologists have no idea why. The Fajardo Grand Lagoon in Las more…