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The best 10 biotech IPOs of 2013

The best 10 biotech IPOs of 2013

Last year when we did the list of the top 10 biotech IPOs of 2012, we were lucky to have 10. Actually, there were 11, and that looked pretty good compared to the lean and hungry years of 2008 to 2011. Only one of the companies had to be excluded. This year, the top 10 list is far more … ... Read More »

Actor Zac Efron Shares Touching Note to Fan on Facebook

Actor Zac Efron Shares Touching Note to Fan on Facebook

Zac Efron’s jaw isn’t wired shut anymore which means he can talk which means he can start getting to work promoting That Awkward Moment. And promote he did. During a Q&A for the film at the Facebook HQ campus, Zac met his biggest Facebook fan. Her name is Kirby and it sounds like her husband wouldn’t even be mad if ... Read More »

Longest execution with new drugs (VIDEO)

Longest execution with new drugs

An Ohio killer appeared to gasp several times as a previously unused combination of drugs was used to execute him. It took almost 25 minutes for Dennis McGuire to die after doses of two drugs, the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromorphone, were used in the lethal injection. It was one of the longest executions since Ohio resumed capital punishment ... Read More »

Surprised Nun Gives Birth In Italy

Surprised Nun Gives Birth In Italy

A shocked nun has given birth to a baby boy, and named him after Pope Francis. The 31-year-old nun, who comes originally from El Salvador, was rushed to hospital from her convent in the Italian city of Rieti – only to find, to her huge surprise, that her ‘stomach pains’ were in fact labour pains. Read More »

Couple advertises home as ‘slightly haunted’ (VIDEO)

Couple advertises home as 'slightly haunted'

A Pennsylvania couple has drawn national attention for the ad they wrote attempting to sell their house. The four bedroom 1901 Victorian has now become a draw for ghost hunters. The ad for the house at 1217 Marion St. in Dunmore casually tells potential buyers that the building is, “slightly haunted. Nothing serious, though.” Greg and Sandi Leeson go on ... Read More »

Mystery Mars Rock Appears Near Opportunity Rover

Mystery Mars Rock Appears Near Opportunity Rover

A mysterious rock has suddenly appeared in front of the Mars rover Opportunity, but where could it possibly have come from? On Sol 3528, the Mars rover Opportunity captured an image of a small segment of the Martian surface. Twelve days later, on Sol 3540, a second image of the same area was taken – and this one was different. ... Read More »

No Oklahoma JC Penney Closing 33 Stores

JC Penney Closing 33 Stores

In its ongoing bid to get back on its feet, embattled retailer JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) announced after Wednesday’s closing bell that it is shuttering 33 underperforming stores across the U.S., including five stores in Wisconsin, a state where rival Kohl’s (KSS) has a strong presence. With that comes the dismissal of approximately 2,000 employees. Penney’s has shed more ... Read More »