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December 2015

Video captures gruesome scene of cruise ship death


Like a scene out of a Stephen King movie, a passenger on the Carnival cruise ship Ecstasy described a river of blood pouring down the front of an elevator door after a worker was apparently crushed to death.

Source: Video captures gruesome scene of cruise ship death

Third storm of the week leaves the UK and Ireland wet and windy


One storm is more than enough to deal with, but three within a week is way too much. But that is what the UK, Scotland and Ireland are living with today as storm Frank moves through the region.

Source: Third storm of the week leaves the UK and Ireland wet and windy

Top five food-borne illness stories of 2015


Food safety and protecting the public from pathogenic bacteria is the primary focus of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the FDA and the CDC. However, with all the regulations governing the safety of our food chain, there are harmful breakdowns.

Source: Top five food-borne illness stories of 2015

Technology turning air pollution into business opportunity


Air pollution and the technology needed to make accurate forecasts on air quality conditions could become the newest big business opportunity. Two tech companies, IBM and Microsoft, are vying to tap into this fast-growing market.

Source: Technology turning air pollution into business opportunity

Massive methane gas leak biggest disaster since BP oil spill


The largest gas leak ever recorded is not only jeopardizing health, but has forced the evacuation of thousands of Southern California residents. Over two months have passed since it was discovered, and yet no one can figure out how to stop the leak.

Source: Massive methane gas leak biggest disaster since BP oil spill

Is ISIS becoming civilized? Fatwa sets sex slave rape rules


A Fatwa on the keeping of female slaves, issued by so-called ISIS theologians, has been made public, detailing the proper treatment of female captives living under the regime in Iraq and Syria.

Source: Is ISIS becoming civilized? Fatwa sets sex slave rape rules

Warming climate now threatens Canada’s iconic ice road


Each winter, in a marvel of engineering, an ice road is constructed in Canada’s northern reaches, traveling over frozen lakes and tundra. It is a supply line to remote diamond mines and exploration sites otherwise only accessible by air.

Source: Warming climate now threatens Canada’s iconic ice road

South Korea and Japan agree to end the issue of ‘comfort women’


South Korea and Japan finally reached an agreement on Monday that will resolve the issue of comfort women

Source: South Korea and Japan agree to end the issue of ‘comfort women’

Green Thumbs Up: A salute to Calif. start-up, Imperfect Produce


The produce aisles in most grocery stores are filled with symmetrical rows of, pears, apples, squash and lettuce heads, all displayed to make the most of their perfection. But what happens to the nearly six billion pounds of produce that isn’t perfect?

Source: Green Thumbs Up: A salute to Calif. start-up, Imperfect Produce

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