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10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

The last hundred years have borne witness to humankind’s extraordinary technological advancements. Man has walked on the moon, ventured deeper into the oceans than ever before and even uncovered the building blocks of life: DNA. But even with our inexorable progress as a species there are still...

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Telomian Dog Breed

A rare breed of dog that originates from Malaysia, the Telomian was named after the Telom River by its discoverer, anthropologist Dr. Orville Elliot. They were bred as vermin-controlling hunting dogs by aboriginal peoples in Malaysia known as the Orang Asli. The tribe built their houses in stilts...

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Sunan International Airport Destination of Drug Smuggler

Sunan International Airport was the destination of a 35 year old man attempted to smuggle drugs into Malaysia. The Sunan International Airport is located in Pyongyang, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Authorities snagged the suspect at the KL International Airport after a search and...

Illinois Man Duped Out of $200,000 by Fake Woman

Illinois Man Duped Out of $200,000 by Fake Woman

Officials report that on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 a forty eight year old Illinois man stepped forward with claims he was duped out of $200,000 dollars by a fake person. Naperville authorities maintain the man was involved with a "woman" via a two and a half year online relationship and the...

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What Is a Pomelo?

A pomelo is a citrus fruit that is grown all throughout Asia, Malaysia, Tahiti, New Guinea and Fiji. It is considered the largest member of the citrus family. Other names for the pomelo include pummelo, pommelo, and jabong. Another name for the pomelo – shaddock – is not an Asian word, but is based...

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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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...

Prince William and Kate Middleton Reveal Guest List for Royal Wedding

Prince William and Kate Middleton Reveal Guest List for Royal Wedding

Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed the guest list for their upcoming royal wedding on Friday, April 29, 2011. Over 1900 confirmed invitations were sent out to foreign dignitaries, religious leaders, Parliament members, and various celebrities requesting their presence at William and...

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Apple's Underaged Workers Built iPhones, iPods, MacS

Apple, Incorporated employed eleven under aged workers to build its iPhones, iPads, and Macintosh computers last year. An audit of Apple's 102 world wide factories found three suppliers hired under aged workers despite the company's policy. A 24 paged report posted on Apple's website revealed...

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Nuclear Summit Begins in Washington, DC

The Nuclear Summit begins in Washinton, DC on Monday, April 12, 2010. Forty seven nations' leaders will convene at the Summit to discuss Nuclear Security in the wake of President Obama's latest plan. The focus of the Summit will be to formalize plans to keep nuclear weapons from terrorists. The...