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Giant planet dubbed Tyche could be sending comets our way

Theories about the existence of a distant planet called Tyche may be confirmed or denied by NASA telescope data to be released this spring.
planet tyche

Cathinone | Drugs sold as bath salts have suicidal effects

A powder sold as "bath salts" in many states -- known as MDPV or cathinone -- is proving to be a highly addictive drug with suicidal effects.
Bath Salts

Mexico tunnel discovery a drop in the drug smuggling bucket

The Mexico tunnel between Tijuana and San Diego linked drug smuggling operations with a passageway the length of six football fields.
drug smuggling passageway

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

Extradition of Viktor Bout, the Merchant of Death, angers Russia

Viktor Bout, a Russian suspected of global arms dealing, was extradited to the U.S. from Thailand on Tuesday to face terrorism charges...
viktor bout merchant of death wares

Miranda rights controversy revived by Times Square bomber

The Miranda rights controversy erupted in debate about whether Times Square bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad should have been read his rights...
jail cell window with woman inside

Honus Wagner T206 baseball tobacco card donated to charity

A T206 Honus Wagner tobacco card – one of only 60 known to exist – was recently donated to the Baltimore school Sisters of Notre Dame.
Photograph of the most valuable baseball card in history, the T206 Honus Wagner card.

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

Elias Abuelazam believed to be serial stabber and killer

Police have taken Elias Abuelazam into custody. He is suspected to be the man who stabbed 20 people in three states, killing five in Michigan.
Arrest

Tornado storms tear through Plains states

More than 40 tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and Kansas recently. Five are dead and dozens injured; a warning is still in effect. READ ON...
Picture of a tornado forming

Earthquake in California | No Damage to Report

Yes, there was an earthquake in California today that stretched to Mexico and Arizona, but don't worry, no one was hurt ...
So far, no word from the Governator on the California earthquake. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Gold prices touch $1,500 as some question inflationary pressures

Because of several factors, the spot price of gold hit a record high today -- $1,500 per ounce. Does this mark an opportunity or a bubble?
Pure gold in vials

Oil rig explosion | Transocean Deepwater Horizon on fire

The offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, operated by Transocean, is still burning. How many were injured and who is responding? READ ON...
Offshore oil drilling rig

iPhone available from Verizon starting February 10

The ordeal is finally over, and people can stop talking about the iPhone and Verizon already. The Verizon iPhone is available on Feb 10.
iPhones

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Studies suggest Zinc shortens the duration of a common cold

Several studies found that zinc taken at the onset of cold symptoms helped people get well faster. It was found to shorten colds by one day.
zinc cold remedy

FCC pressures Verizon to refund $50 million in phantom charges

After a 10-month FCC investigation, Verizon will refund $50 million to reimburse 15 million customers for data services they did not order.
verizon refund for accidental internet access

Concorde crash probe takes 10 years to reach questionable verdict

A decade after the Air France Concorde crash a French court found Continental Airlines guilty of leaving a scrap of metal on the runway ...
air france concorde

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

2010 oil spill in Gulf of Mexico worsens

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico 2010 reached the shore Friday, and storms threaten to push the oil slick far into the fragile wetlands...
oil slick reaching rocky shoreline

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords speaks to medical staff

Wounded Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords reportedly can speak now and is making significant progress in her physical therapy regimen.
Physical therapy