Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

 

Top 10 facts about Vanuatu

TODAY is Independence Day in the Pacific island state of Vanuatu, celebrating its independence from France and Britain 35 years ago on July 30, 1980.


Mexicans make giant 213 foot sandwich

A giant torta becomes the biggest sandwich ever made in Latin America, but fails to set a new world record. Sharon Reich reports.


New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study

But it’s not yet ready for standard care The resource:27


How to Take Care of Rainbow Hair From a Model Who Dyes Her Hair Weekly

Sita Abellan’s life became much cooler a few months ago when she was asked to appear alongside Rihanna as one of the henchwomen in the pop star’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” video.


Thundercat, “Them Changes”

I’m obsessed with this song, I can’t leave it alone. (Thank you, T!!) I love the off-ness of those chords and that rhyme scheme, and the combination of heavy and light. Thundercat, from an interview with Nathan Stevens of Pop Matters: I feel like a lot of it was a genuine outpouring from the realization that I’ve been experiencing, watching a lot of people close to me die. It’s almost like absurd. [laughs] You just go “What the hell am I supposed to do with this?” [laughs] What is thisRead More


Sinkholes in receding Dead Sea wreak havoc on local communities

A popular beach resort along Israel’s Dead Sea coast falls victim to sinkholes, which are wreaking havoc on the environment and coastal communities. Mana Rabiee reports.


Loneliness Vs. Boredom

Yesterday Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty to helping two convicted murderers, Richard Matt and David Sweat (“Inmate Sweat”), escape from the prison she’d been working in. She told investigators she’d sent “X-rated selfies” to Sweat, though she only had sexual contact with Matt, who “would come to her desk wearing a big coat in which he had cut a hole so that Mitchell could touch his genitals.” She said: “I was caught up in the fantasy. I enjoyed the attention, the feeling both of them gave me, and the thought ofRead More


5 Things You Need to Know About Ariana Grande’s Coach Model Dog

The 2-year-old dog may have a pop superstar for a mother, but Toulouse is determined to make his own name for himself – in the fashion world


Texters Walk Cautiously to Avoid Collisions

A new study suggests that people walk more cautiously when they text, and they’re no more likely to trip over obstacles than those who don’t use their mobile phone while walking. The resource:27


Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone Strikes

Tamsulosin is especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own, study finds The resource:27


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