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  • Kerry and Ban attend counter terrorism summit at White House
    UN chief urges greater sustainability to combat disaster costs
    On Wednesday in New York City after the release of the UN’s latest disaster risk assessment report United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for greater economic development in lower income countries in order to be more proactive...
  • Airpush helps banners bounce back in Barcelona at MWC 2015
    Airpush helps banners bounce back in Barcelona at MWC 2015
    Mark Twain is being plagiarized by banner ads in Barcelona, Spain on Wednesday at Mobile World Congress 2015. You can practically hear the often-maligned ad format bellowing that reports of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.Sure, most...
  • Members of Anonymous
    Interview with a member of Anonymous
    Examiner made contact with a member of the famous web collective, Anonymous. What she had to say about her ideas on changing the world are both new and interesting. Whether or not these ideas ever come to pass or hold value is up to the people of...
  • Earth as seen by Apollo 17
    Germans create 'biobattery' that turns solid waste into energy and fuel
    It’s 2015 and in the spirit of taking stock how the real year resembles and is different from the 2015 imagined in “Back to the Future 2” we turn to the Mr. Fusion power plant. As fans of the movie remember, Doc Brown had souped...
  • Former glam rock star Gary Glitter gets 16 years on child sex abuse charges
    Former glam rock star Gary Glitter gets 16 years on child sex abuse charges
    On Feb. 27 in a London, England, courtroom, former 1970s glam rock star Gary Glitter was sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of a string of child sex abuse charges that dated back to the 1970s and involved three young girls,...
  • Judge dismissed indictment against Argentinian president
    Judge rejected indictment against Argentine president
    A argentine federal judge dismissed today an indictment against the Argentinian president, Cristina Fernandez for being presumed involved in a cover up of iran citizens accused of attack to a jewish mutual company in Buenos Aires, capital city of...
  • Motorcycle Enlightenment
    Motorcycle Enlightenment is one man's journey into and out of himself
    I think it’s fair to say that the title of this novel, Motorcycle Enlightenment, will immediately invoke for many readers that great icon of American literature, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Minnesota native and genius...
  • Wine
    China's wealthy pay big bucks to learn Western manners
    It was reported by the BBC on Monday that there's quite the culture clash taking place among China's wealthy. In the upscale Sanlitun district of Beijing a class of people, mainly women, are sitting up straight in their chairs while a...
  • Pope Francis
    Pope Francis compares transgender people to nuclear weapons
    Pope Francis has gained a lot of attention during his tenure as the top Catholic for his somewhat progressive views on homosexuality and the like. But his latest comments on transgender members of society have some questioning where he truly...
  • Reinventing London’s Old Tube Tunnels
    London's Old Tube Lines May Be Converted into Subterranean Bike Paths
    By Paul Fitzgerald - Design Firm Wants to Turn Abandoned Tube Lines Into Circuit for Cycling Enthusiasts and PedestriansThroughout the city of London there are many abandoned tube tunnels underground.All sorts of people now call them a historical...
  • Meal-In-A-Pill Tricks Body into Losing Weight: Salk Scientists Develop ‘Imaginary Meal’ Diet Pill
    Salk Researchers Develop Imaginary Meal Diet Pill
    By Paul Fitzgerald Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies in San Diego, California, have just invented a new kind of diet pill that is a cut above the rest.The drug, called fexaramine, fools the body into thinking it has actually...
  • Cobb International Village
    Cobb village threatened
    Residents off of I-575 and Bells Ferry in Cobb County are torn in their vote for a private park. A large piece of land will be developed, but what will be developed may depend on the surrounding residents. A developer has created a park for the...
  • Asda rat spinach? It's all too easy to imagine how a rat wound up frozen in a customer's spinach
    Asda rat spinach surprise: Brit finds fresh pink rat head with whiskers in food
    Asda rat spinach isn't a secret recipe or a daring new product, it's the horrifying combination of a disembodied rodent head and frozen veggies discovered by a disgruntled consumer who wanted nothing more than to prepare a healthy meal for...
  • K-9 patrol dogs effective at cruise ship searches
    K-9 dogs effective at catching cruise ship passengers and crew drug smuggling
    Thinking about taking a Bahama, Caribbean, or Gulf of Mexico cruise and bringing illegal drugs along? Think again.Cruise ships may appear to be an easy way to smuggle, but the authorities have been getting wise to this growing potential. According...
  • Andy Parker  talks about new UFO album and tour dates
    Andy Parker talks about new UFO album and tour dates
    Drummer Andy Parker from UFO calls Examiner.com on February 12, 2015 to chat about the new album and tour. It's a quick chat, as he has to make his arrangements for a the bands tour of Germany and later Europe. The conversation is full of...