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The water system on a Scottish island shut down after too many residents participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a charity activity to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. The Daily Mail is reporting that demand for water spiked over the weekend on Colonsay island, which is home to about 135 people. The […] [Read More]
Detractors of the soft-core bdsm novel series “Fifty a Shades of Grey” (soon to be a major motion picture, see trailer above) may feel vindicated now that a new study claims that reading “Fifty Shades” can be bad for young women’s health. The study, recently published in the Journal of Women’s Health, found a link between […] [Read More]
Trappers are looking for two crocodiles in Coral Gables, Florida after one of the animals bit two people who were swimming in a canal on Sunday. It is the first confirmed time an American crocodile has attacked a human in the U.S., according to CBS Miami. Alejandro Jimenez and Lisset Rendon were swimming around 2 […] [Read More]
Two Australian farmers hope to set a record for the most fleece from one animal after a sheep that has apparently never been shorn wandered onto their property. Peter and Netty Hazell lifted the animal into their truck and brought him to their yard on Sunday. “He couldn’t see very well because of the wool […] [Read More]
A page setup on the crowdfunding site GoFundMe.com has raised over $250,000 in support of the Ferugson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed man in a suburb of St. Louis on August 9, touching of weeks of unrest. The page, titled “Support Officer Darren Wilson,” says organizers are working with an […] [Read More]
The three-day ComiCONN kicked off Friday, drawing comic book enthusiasts from far and wide to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank arena. Check out photos from the first day. ComiCONN continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. [Read More]