Two former Blackwater contractors were arrested Thursday on murder charges in the shootings of two Afghans after a traffic accident last year, according to an indictment.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
A discovery of fossilized footprints made by animals called tetrapods surprises scientists.
Scientists have found the oldest fossilized footprints made by a four-legged creature forcing a rethink on when fish first crawled out of water and onto land.
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Seems like the reasons to not eat at fast food restaurants just keep on piling up. We've heard all about the unseemly practices that go into obtaining their meats and innumerable other horrors. But now, let's look at the quality of the soda fountains--another staple of the fast food experience. A recent study has revealed that a full 48% of soda fountains at fast food restaurants contain coliform bacteria--a bacteria that grows in feces. Oh, and 11% contained E. Coli, too.
The Mexican government says it has notified Starbucks Corp. that Mexico is owed intellectual property rights for a line of coffee mugs showing pre-Hispanic images.
Want to bet Mexico loses this one.
Galaxies low in dark matter may be so diffuse that they float nearby, totally unseen.
Some recurrent DNA sequences thought to be nothing more than molecular parasites appear to be active only in breast and colon cancer cells.
Vostok Station in Antarctica holds the record for the coldest place on the planet, at -89.2 °C – but it could get colder still.
Suggest? The bitch out and out said it ... of course she's wrong anyway.
Faux's Dick Morris lies saying "if we don't take our country back in 2010, it's not going to be there for us to take back".
Never was 'your' country in the first place bub.
Wingnut talking head Neal Boortz lies yelling that "health care reform will kill more people than a terrorist attack".
Only in his delusions, only in his delusions ... we have medications for those you know.
Wingnut flake (now there's a redundancy if there ever was one) Erick Erickson lies calling Democrat Senators "health care suicide bombers".
One flew over the cookoo's nest for sure.
Un-identified North Carolina cop quits amidst un-detailed misconduct investigation
Mississippi cop is reassigned after arrest cops won't say what she was arrested for
Florida cop gets probation, cleared record for causing fatal wreck while driving without lights and sirens at 98 mph in a 40-mph zone while chasing a speeder over improper window tint
Jailed Illinois sheriff facing new charges
Veteran DEA agent charged with perjury in Ohio
Florida deputy arrested and charged with DUI after crash
Florida corrections officer sentenced to a year in jail for smuggling drugs into prison
Tennessee cop who smelled of alcohol after rolling Jeep and refused blood-alcohol test wasn't drunk, says lawyer
Fired Tennessee police officer indicted for interfering with murder investigation
Britain is unusually warm for its latitude because of the gulfstream.
This week, however, the gulfstream is on vacation in Greenland.
So this is what Britain is like without the gulfstream.
Kranj, Kranj, Slovenia
Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
London, England, United Kingdom
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Vandrup, Sonderjylland, Denmark
Turin, Piemonte, Italy
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Troyes, Champagne-Ardenne, France
as well as the Philippines, Scotland, and the United States
You're good at making rules, and even better at following them.
That goes double for rules that have already been tried and found true -- like 'honesty is the best policy,' for example.
Still, every now and then, it might be better to keep things under wraps, and you know it.
This just might be one of those times.
The stars are suggesting just that tactic.