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O.J. Simpson to Get Religious TV Show : Report says

O.J. Simpson to Get Religious TV Show

According to a promoter for O.J. Simpson, the former gridiron great has had a religious rebirth behind bars and is now ready to host a TV show. The show, titled Holy Safari, would feature Simpson traveling the world and interviewing religious leaders, even the Pope. Simpson is awaiting a decision on the appeal of his convictions for armed robbery and ... Read More »

Jack the ripper never existed : famous unsolved crimes

Jack the ripper never existed

An ex-homicide detective believes he has answers to one of the most baffling mysteries of all time — the identity of Jack the Ripper. He claims the infamous serial killer never existed at all. When a rash of violent murders occurred in London in the late 19th century, citizens and authorities alike were both terrified and bewildered. The string of ... Read More »

Most durable house siding : Home Improvement

most durable house siding

For today’s homebuilder there are many siding options that won’t break their budgets. Engineered wood and cultured stone are two, but perhaps the most common low-cost siding option is vinyl. “One of the biggest siding or exterior cladding system choices now is vinyl,” said John Broniek, manager of builder programs at IBACOS. “It’s very popular, especially for production homes. You ... Read More »

Anderson Cooper Renews Contract With CNN (VIDEO)

Anderson Cooper Renews Contract With CNN

Anderson Cooper has signed a new deal with CNN that will keep him at the cable news network through the 2016 presidential election, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. The pact keeps Cooper, 46, in CNN’s nightly lineup for the foreseeable future as CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker, who in January will mark at year at the helm of the ... Read More »

Research Probes Autism’s Origins in the Brain : Study

Research Probes Autism's Origins in the Brain

Researchers from Yale University identified common neural circuits affected by autism-risk genes. They also identified when, where, and in what cell types those genes exert their effects on the developing human brain and lead to autism spectrum disorders. Although other genes and neural circuits that contribute to autism spectrum still remain to be found, the findings suggest new targeted treatments ... Read More »

Foam Mattresses May Help Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes : Study

Foam Mattresses May Help Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes

A recent study led by Nancy Bergstrom, Ph.D., associate dean at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing in Houston, demonstrated in a recent study that it might be unnecessary to turn hospitalized patients’ bodies every two, three, or four hours to prevent pressure ulcers when high-density foam mattresses are utilized. According to the study, led by ... Read More »

CPR Devices No More Effective Than Hands-On Method : Improving Survival in Cardiac Arrest

CPR Devices No More Effective Than Hands-On Method

“The study was designed to show a better 4-hour survival in the group treated with mechanical chest compressions, and this was not achieved,” said lead investigator Sten Rubertsson, MD, PhD, professor and specialist consultant at Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital. “But we now have the scientific support to allow us to use mechanical chest compressions and defibrillate during ongoing ... Read More »

Pinterest San Francisco headquarters for sale

Pinterest San Francisco headquarters for sale

Newmark Knight Frank Cornish & Carey Commercial (NKFC&CC) Capital Markets announced it is offering for sale the Pinterest headquarters building at 808 Brannan Street in San Francisco on behalf of Flynn Properties. The listing represents a unique opportunity for an investor to acquire a high-profile, creative office building in San Francisco’s tech-centric South of Market neighborhood. The marketing effort follows ... Read More »

Senate scandal : PMO says Nigel Wright memo misled Harper

Senate scandal

Prime Minister Stephen Harper ducked questions Friday over a “culture” in his own office that led his staff to try to alter an independent audit earlier this year into Sen. Mike Duffy’s housing expenses. Instead, Harper stuck to a line he has used throughout the growing Senate expense scandal — putting the blame on just Duffy and his former chief ... Read More »