A man, Jose Ivan, who washed up on a reef in the Marshall Islands in a 24-foot fiberglass boat extraordinarily emaciated and wearing only ragged underwear claims he survived by eating fish and drinking turtle blood.  Ivan reports that he and a friend left Mexico for El Salvador before...
Mountain View, CA Google's new driverless car was put on display and gave demonstrations rides to some lucky people recently. The car was intentionally designed to look cute so people would like it and not reject the new technology out of hand.  In a recent poll, 70% said they would ride...
The famous Sistine Chapel's fresco painted by Michelangelo turned 500 years old on Wednesday along with a statement by the Vatican saying it may limit the number of tourist and visitors who seek to see the artwork on the ceiling. Michelangelo painted much of the fresco on his back atop...
Los Angeles, Ca. Four social workers in Los Angeles County have been charged with child abuse, accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old who was beaten to death inside his home. Prosecutors in Los Angeles County announced on Thursday that four employees with the Department of Children and Family Services would...
American actor Andy Griffith has died at the age of 86 according to WITN of Greenville, NC who has reported that a close friend of Griffith made the announcement. Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie later confirmed Griffith's Death. According to Former UNC President Bill Friday, Griffith dies at his home...
The U.S. Congress is considering more actions against Iran while Europe is also contemplating more sanctions and embargoes against Iran as both attempt to pressure Iran to give up what western powers say is Iran's nuclear weapons plans and production. Iran has denied it is planning to build a nuclear...
Jerusalem, Israel - A group of Republicans has been scolded by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va) for drinking on a trip to Israel and skinny dipping in the Sea of Galilee while on a congressional fact-finding mission causing the FBI to investigate the incident. Several senior GOP staffers also...
Because we don't have enough cockroaches, a new swamp inspect has made its way to the United States from south-central Europe. The new bug, the Elm Tree Seed Bug, tends to enter houses when it is hot, then as winter approaches, tends to stay around, enjoying the protection you've...
Phoenix, AZ An Arizona man who was arrested last year in connection to a series of freeway shootings has been released from jail as questions arise about the ballistics evidence pointing him to the crime. A judge ordered that 21-year-old Leslie Merritt Jr.’s bond is reduced from $1 million to zero....
Chinese scientist Wu Xiaohong, a professor of archaeology and museology at Peking University, along with American scientist have confirmed from testing that a piece of pottery found in a cave in China that dates back 20,000. The shard was discovered in the Xianrendog cave in China's Jiangxi province, which...