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Occupy Wall Street Protestors Take Fight to Broadway; 80 arrested [VIDEO]
September 25 2011 8:51 AM
Protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement took an impromptu march up Broadway, clashing with police officers, and getting arrested in the process.
‘Day of Rage:’ ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest to Continue for Days [VIDEO]
September 18 2011 3:35 PM
Protesters congregated in New York's Financial District on Saturday for a global Day of Rage movement called Occupy Wall Street to protest corporate greed in a demonstration set to last days.
'Occupy Wall Street': Protestors Descend on Lower Manhattan
September 17 2011 4:03 PM
Protestors involved with the Occupy Wall Street demonstration have started their pilgrimage toward Wall Street, where they have started to set up camp for an indeterminable amount of time in order to curb the influence of big business over Washington lawmakers.
Internet Worsened the Economic Crisis, Says New Book
September 17 2011 9:24 AM
In his book ‘Overconnected,’ former Intel CEO William H. Davidow argues that the Internet supercharged many of the recent economic crises
South Korea Still Top World Communications Economy: U.N.
September 15 2011 8:14 PM
South Korea was the world's most advanced Internet and telecommunications economy in 2010, with high levels of access, usage and skills, while high-speed Web access remained unaffordable in many low-income countries, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Gold is Heavenly! Meteorite Shower Brought It to Earth
September 09 2011 4:03 AM
The precious metal that we see on earth today has come from the sky, claimed the geologists from the University of Bristol.
Seismic Activity Increases at Iceland’s Most Feared Volcano Katla
September 07 2011 1:29 AM
An increase in seismic activity with small earthquakes has been reported at Iceland's one of the largest volcanoes, but scientist on Tuesday said that there are no signs that the activity will trigger eruptions.
Nearly 40 Percent of Europeans Suffer Mental Illness
September 05 2011 11:31 PM
Europeans are plagued by mental and neurological illnesses, with almost 165 million people or 38 percent of the population suffering each year from a brain disorder such as depression, anxiety, insomnia or dementia, according to a large new study.
Iceland Says It Was Bullied Over Bank Debt
September 04 2011 11:49 PM
Iceland's president accused European countries on Sunday of having bullied it into agreeing to guarantee repayment of the debts of a failed bank, reviving a dispute with Britain and the Netherlands whose citizens are owed billions.
North Icelandic Jet: New Ocean Current Could Change Climate Picture
August 23 2011 12:15 AM
An international team of researchers has confirmed that the presence of newly discovered deep-ocean circulation system off Iceland could significantly influence the ocean's response to climate change.
Lane Venardos, former CBS News VP, dies at 67
August 21 2011 6:28 PM
Emmy-winning former CBS News vice president Lane Venardos, who produced coverage of such historic events as the Persian Gulf War and China's Tiananmen Square protests, has died. He was 67.
Top 10 Banned Movies [Caution: Disturbing Videos]
August 20 2011 8:31 AM
[WARNING: some of the video clips in this list contain extremely violent or disturbing scenes.] For nearly the entire history of film production, certain films have been banned by film censorship or review organizations for political or moral reasons. Typically, a banned film goes through editing to remove explicit scenes, and is then re-released. The following entries include films that have, at some point, been disallowed for public viewing. I have ranked entries based on a combination of the ...
Voluntourism Opportunities Around the World
August 12 2011 2:30 PM
Give back while you travel by participating in one of the thousands of voluntourism trips around the globe.
Polar Bear Population Higher than in 20th Century: Is Something Fishy about Extinction Fears?
August 02 2011 7:16 AM
If polar bears had any clue of the scale of speculation about the extinction threat they are facing due to climate change, they would have probably said "you're kidding, right?"
"Mystic River" author says his characters lure actors
July 28 2011 11:20 AM
"Mystic River" author Dennis Lehane attributes the success of his books on the silver screen to his characters, which he says attract the attention of good actors.
Take an Arctic Adventure
July 16 2011 8:54 AM
Cool photos of Arctic adventure
Whaling Talks Expose Deep Rifts Between Whaling, Non-Whaling Nations
July 15 2011 4:53 PM
The International Whaling Commission's annual meeting ended with pro-whaling nations walking out to block a vote on establishing a whale sanctuary, exposing the Orca-sized gulf underlying the whaling talks.
Landscape Found Deep in Atlantic Sea Likened to Lost City of Atlantis (PHOTOS)
July 12 2011 8:45 AM
According to a research published online on July 10 in the journal Natural Geoscience, an ancient 56 million-year-old landscape has been found submerged beneath the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Orkney-Shetland Islands and is being likened to the mysterious lost city of Atlantis.
Cancer Patient Cured With Lab-Made Windpipe
July 08 2011 9:21 AM
A man who had a cancer-stricken windpipe can now anticipate a normal life expectancy after doctors replaced that windpipe with a lab-made organ freeing him of the cancer.
Iceland Hekla Volcano to Erupt Soon: Scientist
July 07 2011 3:09 AM
Scientists are prophesying that Hekla, one of Iceland’s most famous volcanoes, might be in a stage to erupt soon.