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  • South Korean gets plastic surgery ahead of robbery spree: police

    South Korean gets plastic surgery ahead of robbery spree: police

    Police in South Korea say a man who was jailed for theft a decade ago had plastic surgery to obscure his identity and embark on a nine-month robbery spree beginning last April that netted cash and goods worth more than $479,000. The 35-year-old-man was arrested on March 23 for 87 cases of robbery... Read More »

  • Lost Photos Restored, Returned To Japan Tsunami Victims

    Lost Photos Restored, Returned To Japan Tsunami Victims

    A picture that holds a memory is worth much more than a thousand words. Electronics company Ricoh has restored and returned more than 90,000 photos lost or damaged by victims of the March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Through an initiative called “Save the Memory Project,”... Read More »

  • Germanwings Pilot Reassures passengers He would get them home

    Germanwings Pilot Reassures passengers He would get them home

    At a time when you are left shaking your head at the pain and devastation human beings can cause, occasionally we’re reminded that people are also capable of beautiful acts of kindness and compassion. Last week, Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9525, purposefully crashed the... Read More »

  • 5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

    5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Even semi-vegetarians weigh less, and have... Read More »

  • Dolly Parton Duets With Superfan Who Has Down Syndrome

    Dolly Parton Duets With Superfan Who Has Down Syndrome

    A country music legend just made one of her superfans feel like a star. Gage Blackwell of Lynnville, Tennessee, who has Down syndrome, is a huge fan of Dolly Parton, and last Saturday, the 12-year-old had the opportunity to spend time with the singer at her Dollywood theme park, Today.com... Read More »

  • How To Spring Clean Your Kitchen (And Your Diet)

    How To Spring Clean Your Kitchen (And Your Diet)

    Even if you haven’t been indulging in rich, comforting meals all winter, chances are you’ve accumulated more unhealthy foods in your freezer, fridge and cupboard than you realize. To start off the new season on the right foot, a little spring cleaning for your food supply might be in... Read More »

  • Boeing Patents ‘Star Wars’-Style Force Field Technology

    Boeing Patents ‘Star Wars’-Style Force Field Technology

    Boeing’s new patent may let the force be with you even in real life. The aircraft and defense company has taken a cue from science fiction with its plan to develop a Star Wars-style force field that would use energy to deflect any potential damage. Pictured is a still of the Battle of Naboo... Read More »

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