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CDC Study Reveals Biggest Culprits Of Food-Borne Illnesses


The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released the list of foods that are commonly linked to outbreaks, and leafy, green vegetables cause nearly half of them. According to the CDC, kale and spinach are the most likely cause of outbreaks. The list also included poultry, nuts, fruit and dairy. According to […]

January 30th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Salmonella Food Poisnong Outbreak Tied To 1,000-Pounds Of Recalled Ground Beef

According to United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials, ground beef developed in Michigan has been linked to a salmonella food poisoning outbreak in five states. Nobody has yet died from the illness but half of those sick have been hospitalized. Nine illnesses were found in Michigan with several cases scattered around in […]

January 30th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Bus Driver Dead, Six-Year-Old Boy Held Hostage In Underground Alabama Bunker

A 67-year-old school bus driver is dead and a six-year-old boy is being held hostage after a gunman stormed a school bus and shot the driver in Midland City and grabbed the child. SWAT teams, police and negotiators are stationed near a rural Alabama underground bunker where the gunman is holding the little boy hostage. […]

January 30th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Toyota Issues Recall On 1M Corolla, Corolla Matrix and Lexus Vehicles

Although Toyota has reclaimed the top spot as the world’s largest automaker, it is, once again, announcing a major recall of one million of its Corolla, Corolla Matrix and Lexus IS vehicles due to faulty windshield wipers and airbags sold in the United States. 270,000 Lexus IS models are affected by the windshield wiper issue […]

January 30th, 2013 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Anonymous Hijacks U.S. Sentencing Commission Website Over Internet Activist’s Death

Anonymous, the hacker-activist group, said it hijacked the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s website in order to avenge Aaron Swartz’s death. Swartz, who was an Internet activist, recently committed suicide. The commission’s website, which is a single entity of the judicial branch, was hijacked early Saturday morning and had a warning message on it that read that […]

January 27th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Facebook Announces New Search Tool “Graph Search”

Facebook recently announced its big secret to its popular social network: graph search, which is a smart search engine. With graph search, users can conduct “natural” searches of content their friends share. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive, said graph search is not a web search tool so it’s not a direct challenge to […]

January 15th, 2013 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Gigantism Sufferer and Activist Tanya Angus Dies

When Tanya Angus was a teenager, she stood at 5 feet, 8 inches tall. When she died on Monday at the age of 34 in Las Vegas, she was 7 feet, 2 inches tall and 400 pounds. Angus suffered from the condition acromegaly – or gigantism. The condition would not let her body stop growing. […]

January 15th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Oracle Releases Immediate Repair To Serious Java Security Flaw

Oracle, after a warning from the Department of Homeland Security to users, released an immediate fix on its Java software security flaw that made computers vulnerable to take overs by hackers. According to the agency, the Java 7 Update 10 and early has an undetermined susceptibility that allows a remote, unauthenticated invader to perform an […]

January 14th, 2013 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Domestic Violence Suspect Shot By Police In California Movie Theater

“Les Miserables” moviegoers at the Reading Cinemas Camel Mountain in San Diego ducked and crawled for cover and exits after police located an armed domestic violence suspect and shot and wounded him. Two officers were going from theater to theater, looking for Escondido resident Tom Billodeaux. He was found in a theater where he was […]

January 13th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Reddit Co-Founder Found Dead In Seventh-Floor Apartment

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz was found in his seventh-floor Brooklyn apartment in an apparent suicide Friday morning. According to police sources, he was found hanging by a belt and there has been no note recovered. Swartz, 26, was to face trial next month for his role in a controversial computer-hacking case. An autopsy will be […]

January 12th, 2013 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

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