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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms
In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.
Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour…
Breaking News: There’s a Royal Wedding Tomorrow
Even if you did live in a cave, I would be surprised if you still didn't know that Britain's Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton are getting married tomorrow. Since the announcement of their engagement around 6 months ago, I'm gonna go ahead and call the coverage of this event…
Fastest Marathon Ever Not Recognized Due To Wind
We posted earlier that, Kenyan, Geoffrey Mutai won the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds, the fastest 26.2 miles in history.
But, alas, there's a catch: Even though Mutai beat the previous record by 57 seconds, because there was a strong tailwind on a downhill cour…
Boston Marathon Sees Worlds Fastest Marathon Finish Ever
The fastest ever Marathon finish was recorded by Kenyan, Geoffrey Mutai, at the 115th Boston Marathon today. According to the NY Times, Mutai finished the race in 2 hours 3 minute and 2 seconds. Top American performer,Ryan Hall of California, finished in forth with a time of 2:04:58.
World’s Oldest Living Man Dies At 114
The Minnesota born man, Walter Breuning, was the world's oldest living man according to the Guinness Book of World Records. He passed away at the age of 114 on Thursday, April 14th 2011 in Great Falls, Montana where he lived since the age of 16. What age would you like to live to?
Latest Chinese Fad Involves Live Reptiles on Keyrings
Street vendors in China have helped to create a new trend in the country by touting tiny reptiles sealed in colored water and attached to a keychain to passers-by.
The newest craze is nothing short of bizarre, which is probably why so many people are interested in purchasing one of their own portable…
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Still Worsening
Japan's nuclear crisis continues to grow more dire. The rating of the exposure has been raised from 5 to 7 and is at the highest level we've seen from a plant under the International Atomic Energy Agency. With the continued amount of radiation being leaked, there are fears that Japan'…
Japan’s 7.4 Aftershock VIDEO
Japan is still feeling aftershocks from the massive earthquake nearly a month ago. Early this morning an aftershock measured at 7.4 was shaking much of northeast Japan and here is a video of the tremor.
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Google Doodles Rock!
I go to www.google.com on a daily basis, even if I don't need to search anything, because I love the creative google doodles each day. They create a different google logo each day, crafted out of that day's relevance. For example, seen here is today's google doodle (today is Harr…
Sun Flares, Super Moons, Aliens & WWJTD?
There is so much going on out there. It's been a very full week or two. How are you handling it? How are you sharing what is going on with your kids, family & friends? We have watched as a mega earthquake crushed the thriving country & culture in Japan followed by a Tsunami that nearly drown…

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