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Two cannibalism suspects arrested in Russia

Two men have been arrested for separate acts of cannibalism in Russia, authorities told The Moscow Times this week. One man, in Vladivostok, allegedly killed a friend and disposed of his body by eating it. The human remains were reportedly shared with another man. Another individual, in Belinsky, was arrested…

Police: Zimmerman said Martin attacked him

Police released Monday neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman’s account of on why he shot Trayvon Martin one month ago, claiming that the slain 17-year-old punched him in the face and slammed his head into the sidewalk. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Zimmerman said he was walking toward his SUV on February…

Somali pirates hijack Iran cargo ship in Maldives

Somali pirates seized an Iranian-owned cargo ship and its 23-strong crew in the first hijacking within Maldivian territory, a senior security official said. The vessel identified as MV. Eglantine, had been seized off the north-western Hoarafush island in the Indian Ocean atoll nation of the Maldives, the Maldivian National Defence…

Microsoft seized two U.S. hacker ‘command’ servers

Microsoft on Monday said that cyber crime “command” servers in two US states were seized in an ongoing campaign to sever online crooks from infected computers used as virtual henchmen. A team headed by the software colossus capitalized on laws crafted to fight organized crime groups to obtain court orders…

The Orange Couch, Episode 1 of “Mad Men”

Marc and I have taken our love of “Mad Men” and television in general to the next level. We’ve created an online video series called “The Orange Couch”, where we discuss the latest episode of our favorite watercooler shows, over clips of the episode in question.The debut video is about—what…

Protesters chant ‘health care is a right’ to Santorum at Supreme Court

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum took his campaign to the nation’s highest court on Monday to speak out against health care reform, but he found efforts frustrated by another group who were also exercising their free rights on the Supreme Court’s steps. “This is a very, very important day for…

Canadian court rules to allow brothels

A Canadian court on Monday quashed portions of a law banning brothels and living off the avails of prostitution, lifting key barriers which it said put sex trade workers at risk of harm. The Ontario Court of Appeal, however, upheld a ban on communicating for the purposes of selling sex.…

French medical groups accuse celebrity diet guru Pierre Dukan of ethics violations

French medical orders have filed complaints against celebrity diet guru Pierre Dukan, whose diet was reportedly used by the Middleton family ahead of Kate’s wedding to Britain’s Prince William. Both the French and the Parisian Medical Councils accuse Dukan, who promotes a high-protein diet that has seen him sell millions…

Woman discovers Victorian-era medical devices in her outhouse

A Colorado archeologist made some startling discoveries in her backyard’s outhouse this past weekend, finding parts to a Model-T car, alcohol bottles from the Prohibition Era, and a syringe. Rebecca Schwendler of Lafayette, Colorado told 9News about the many artifacts she uncovered, including something even from the 19th century’s Victorian…

U.S. ‘pink slime’ factories shut down amid outcry

Three factories that made so-called “pink slime” beef filler have shut down since public outcry about the ammonia-treated substance began last month, The Associated Press reported Monday. Beef Products Inc. spokesman Craig Letch told AP that only one factory in the country, located in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, is still…

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