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British Nobel novelist Doris Lessing dies at 94

British Nobel novelist Doris Lessing dies at 94

The woman has trouble stepping out of the taxi. She is old, and the taxi sits higher off the ground than she might like. As she stoops to protect her head, the long red scarf that hangs from her neck nearly brushes the pavement. The woman is not only old; she is also short and, it has to be said, ... Read More »

Erik Martin, Electron Boy, passes away At Age 14

Erik Martin, Electron Boy, passes away saves Seattle

Last year, we ran a story about Erik Martin, of Bellevue, a young boy with cancer who was literally transformed into his self-created superhero persona Electron Boy by the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Washington which created a day for him to save people in distreess in full Electron Boy costume, and to defeat his nemesis Dr Dark and his sidekick Blackout ... Read More »

Bargain ski equipment : How to save on Ski Holidays

bargain ski equipment

Times are tough, but if you can’t bear to forgo your pilgrimage to the snowy mountains, do not fear – Skyscanner’s guide to getting to the slopes for less will help you ski on the cheap. snowboarder.girl.JPGSki Package deal VS DIY trip? It may seem a little more daunting to put together a DIY ski trip rather than get a ... Read More »

Johnny crawford leads a vintage dance orchestra : Experience to Uptown

Johnny crawford leads a vintage dance orchestra

Johnny Crawford comes from a family of professional entertainers, and thanks to the inspiration of his parents and grandparents, he has been entertaining audiences throughout the world over the past six decades as an actor and musician. Johnny Crawford’s entertainment career began in 1955, when he was cast as one of Walt Disney’s original Mousketeers. Following his performance in the ... Read More »

Joe Biden Botox, Bald spot : Plastic surgery gone bad

Joe Biden Botox

News outlets were trying to see what type of facial reactions and body motions both vice presidential candidates would show in the debate, but with one of the candidates that might have been a problem because of botox injection rumors. CBS had hired a famous face expression and body language expert Les Smiley to analyze the candidate’s movements, but he ... Read More »

Judah Schiller crossed bay in about 45 minutes : (PHOTO – VIDEO)

Judah Schiller crossed bay in about 45 minutes

For his bike trip from Oakland to San Francisco, Judah Schiller completely avoided the Bay Bridge and took to the choppy waters of San Francisco Bay on his BayCycle, a vehicle that lets riders hit open water instead of pavement. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay bridge was undergoing major renovations when Schiller decided to go for a ride. Fortunately, the BayCycle ... Read More »

Philippine typhoon : Three Canadian choppers, water system en route

Philippine typhoon

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will deploy three CH-146 Griffon helicopters and aircrew to further support the Government of Canada’s humanitarian assistance and relief efforts in the Philippines. Two of the three aircraft are scheduled to deploy tomorrow from Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton aboard a CC-177 Globemaster III. “The ... Read More »

Brit lands albino catfish and a world record : (PHOTO)

albino catfish

An outdoors blogger on Yahoo! Sports has recounted the tale of how a British fisherman finally caught his long-sought albino catfish and landed a world record in the process. Writer David Strege, who writes for GrindTV.com, wrote about Bernie Campbell’s quest to catch a rare albino wels catfish. The Brit finally caught the elusive fish on the River Erbo near ... Read More »