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Susan Boyle Hospitalized After Losing 'Britain's Got Talent'

On Saturday, Susan Boyle lost “Britain’s Got Talent”. On Sunday she was admitted into the Priory clinic suffering from exhaustion. All of the attention finally proved to be too much for the 48-year-old, who was new to celebrity. She rose to fame only seven weeks ago when her first audition for...

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Prudential of Britain to Buy U.S. AIG

Prudential P.L.C. of Britain will buy American Internation Group's life insurance business in Asia. The agreement will cost Prudential $35.5 billion dollars. It will be the biggest repayment of the $!80 billion dollars the United States government used to bail out the failing A.I.G. The Federal...

10 Most Bizarre Contact Sports on Earth

10 Most Bizarre Contact Sports on Earth

http://www.visitashbourne.co.uk/ashbourne-royal-shrovetide-football/ There are plenty of sports out there, and plenty of weird sports at that; Aussie Rules Football for instance, or boot tossing. However, there are none in the world as bizarre, as unhinged and downright potty as the ten sports...

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

As members of one of the most reviled and sinister organizations ever to rise to power, the Nazis were the architects of many evil and disturbing plans. Genocide, medical experimentation on humans, world war; you name it the Nazis did it. However, while living in a ruthlessly efficient military...

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

Influential people come in all shapes and sizes in all generations throughout history. Such people can be grouped together by shared affiliations and backgrounds, for whatever purposes people are drawn to make lists. This list offers some interesting biographical tidbits about 50 people of Jewish...

The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

Public StoningIranian courts still order public stonings, and those sentenced are often severely whipped before they are stoned. Women are buried up to their necks before a stoning. If convicted of adultery, Iranian law requires the stones not be too big or too small so that the probable death is...

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Who Is Susan Boyle?

Susan Boyle became a star overnight when she appeared on Britain's Got Talent. Judges (including Simon Cowell) rolled their eyes when they first saw her step on stage, a homely looking 47 year old, but were amazed when they heard her opera style singing. She has now appeared on numerous talk shows...

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Border Terrier Dog Breed

Claimed as one of the oldest terrier breeds in Great Britain, the Border Terrier originated from the Cheviot Hills near the border of Scotland and Great Britain. It is related to the Dandie Dinmont Terrier and the Bedlington Terrier by ancestry. It is a rather small dog, standing between 11 to 16...

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What Is the Queen’s Bench?

The United Kingdom, most notably Britain, adheres to a constitutional monarchy. This means that the reigning queen or king acts as a state representative. However, in the past, the king or queen held greater power as a statesman and legislator. This is the case for most countries or jurisdictions...

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Crop Circles: Google Earth Helps Fans Locate and Study

Crop circle enthusiasts are using Google Earth to track down the most interesting patterns in fields across Britain. Google Earth's satellite mapping service has made it easier than ever for fans across the world to locate and study crop circles, which previously had to be photographed from...