- Scientists have identified a new species of African monkey with distinct coloring that differentiates it from other species. The new primate species now scientifically named Cercopithecus lomamiensis was first found by a research team during their field surveys in a remote area of the middle Lomami Basin between the Tshuapa, Lomami and Lualaba Rivers in central Democratic Republic of Congo.
International Positive Thinking Day: Origins And Motivational Speakers From Stuart Smalley To Kris JennerToday, Sept. 13, is International Positive Thinking Day. International Positive Thinking Day is the brainchild of Dr. Kirsten Harrell, a psychologist and life coach who says on her website that she discovered the effectiveness of positive thinking while dealing with chronic pain.
- On Thursday the Guatemala volcano Volcan del Fuego erupted, forcing some 33,000 locals to flee the scene, local emergency services said.
- Businesses in the Topsail Island region of North Carolina are teaming up to support a taxi cab driver who was savagely beaten reportedly by a U.S. Marine on Sept. 9. The cabbie, identified as Charles Hawkesworth Jr., has been recovering from the attack and will almost certainly be given a morale boost when local bars, restaurants, musicians, and residents come together this Sunday at the "Roving Band in the Sand Benefit for Charles."
'Innocence of Muslims': Sound Expert Says Islamophobic Dialogue Definitely Dubbed [Exclusive Transcript]The actors appearing in the movie that sparked riots throughout the Middle East say they were not aware of its anti-Muslim dialogue. IBTimes spoke with a veteran sound engineer for a professional assessment of which instances of dialogue were over-dubbed in a 13-minute clip of the movie that was posted on YouTube.
Pink Gloves Controversy: Football Coach Apologizes After Benching 12-Year-Old For Honoring Mom With Breast CancerThe pink gloves worn by youth football player Julian Connerton ignited controversy after his coach benched him for wearing the accessories, which the 12-year-old donned to support his mother's breast cancer battle.
- This week, the First Lady appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show" to promote health and fitness, and showed Dr. Oz how to do the hip-hop dance inspired by 80s rapper Dougie Fresh
- $9.99-a-gallon gas sounds like something out of an apocalyptic movie, not a realistic price to see at a gas station in New Jersey or Pennsylvania. But on Wednesday, Lukoil franchise owners across the two states posted prices that high in protest to what they say are the much higher prices Lukoil charges for fuel than its competitors, which franchisees then have to pass onto their customers in the form of higher gas prices which make their stations less competitive.
An Open Letter To Apple: I Don't Want Your Stinkin' iPhone 5, Or Anything Else. It’s Not Me, It’s You. And We’re Over.Like all bad addictions, I’ve come to realize joy and utility no longer mask the negatives of Apple's intrusion into my life. My wallet, my brain and the people around me have suffered as a result of my dealings with the Cupertino giant. So I’m calling it quits. Apple, this thing of ours? It's over.
- Erica DePalo, the former "Teacher of the Year" in New Jersey accused of having sex with a 15-year-old honors student, has pleaded not guilty to sex assault charges during her arraignment Wednesday.
- Gas prices hit $8 a gallon at some Lukoil stations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania as part of a protest by franchisees who say the Russian-based oil company's policies damage their ability to compete.
- William Wright, now 46, recalls the day eleven years ago when the World Trade Center collapsed on top of him and five of his co-workers.
- Has the skeleton of King Richard III finally been found? After more than 500 years, the English monarch's remains may have been discovered by archeologists digging underneath a parking lot in Leicester.
- On Monday the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention for World Suicide Prevention Day added a new concentration for the LGBT community: suicide among the LGBT community, Take Part reported.
- Investigators from Southern California's South Coast Air Quality Management District received nearly 200 complaints about a "rotten egg smell" and began searching for the stench Tuesday morning. The odor is thought to be coming from the Salton Sea.
- Nora Vanatta adopted a 77-pound Dachshund named Obie. She is trying to get the pup's weight down by up to 40 lbs.
- Saudi Arabia regularly executes convicted criminals by beheading. Its use of the death penalty has been criticized due to a lack of transparency and due process in its criminal justice system
- As the nation remembers the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a report in the New York Times states that there were some activities the summer before the attacks that would have looked suspicious had the administration taken the warnings more seriously.
- Rhino poaching has seen a resurgence in recent years due to an increase of demand for their horns in Asian markets. But all across Africa, local community members are working tocreate sanctuaries and lessen the risk of extinction.
- This Tuesday, on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, New York City will host a roster of memorial events throughout the day. Unlike in previous years, when politicians and public figures often spoke at the memorial and participated in the reading of the nearly 3,000 names of victims who perished in the attacks, the central New York City ceremony will only feature the families of the victims. According to Reuters, this new restriction was put in place...