Yosemite Rockfall Leads to Closed Trail A rockfall at Yosemite National Park led to a closed trail. Over 16,000 tons of rock fell from up above and made the trail not worth traversing.
Apr 9 2014, 4:09am CDT
LeAnn Rimes TMJ Issue Leads to Cancelled Tour LeAnn Rimes has a TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) issue which had led to a cancelled tour. She failed to give an encore at an Oklahoma concert due to her dislocated jaw.
Mar 25 2014, 7:36am CDT
Galveston Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife The Galveston oil spill has wreaked havoc on an unimaginable scale. In fact, the manmade disaster has led to the closure of a shipping passageway off the Gulf of Mexico and also threatens wildlife.
Mar 24 2014, 9:44am CDT
Miley Cyrus and Kate Perry Kiss Leads to Feud Miley Cyrus and Kate Perry shared a kiss, which later on led to a feud between the two. Kate dissed Miley in an interview and in return Miley tweeted a nasty rejoinder.
Mar 7 2014, 2:07am CST
Mumps Outbreak Leads to Hygiene Check at Fordham University An incident sparked worrisome behavior among the students, faculty and administration at Fordham University. A mumps outbreak led to a hygiene check at the educational institution. Many of the infected individuals are being quarantined and sent home to avoid further infection among others on campus.
Feb 21 2014, 8:41am CST
Norovirus Outbreak Leads to Return of Cruise Liner A cruise liner returned to shore after a norovirus outbreak on board. The rampant disease caused close to 170 passengers and crew to contract symptoms which included nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The cruise CEO has declared that the seafaring company will make a full refund to the tourists for ruining their vacation.
Feb 1 2014, 5:18am CST
Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...
Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST
Huge Internet Attack in China Leads to Investigation A huge blunder that occurred in the Internet facility in China led to investigation into the matter. The Great Firewall system is being inspected by the authorities as all the sites went berserk among a particularly grave breakdown.
Jan 23 2014, 12:44pm CST
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around that digital weapon led to its being downloaded 100,000 times in two days. Now Simon &...
Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm Again In a blog post, Facebook’s product manager for News Feed ranking, said that “Page admins can expect a decrease in the distribution of their text status updates, but they may see some increases in engagement and...
Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST
Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014 That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this before with a number of other consumer electronic devices from the TV to VCRs and DVD players...
Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST
Google and the Social CRM Business Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they should. Google seems to understand the Social CRM needs of small and medium sized companies...
Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST
Exorcism Deaths by Mentally Ill Mother Exorcism is in itself a controversial subject since it doesn’t come under the rubric of science. However, when there is violence involved against the supposedly possessed individual, it often leads to casualties. The exorcism deaths of two children by their mentally ill mother in Maryland led to the law taking her into its custody.
Jan 20 2014, 8:56am CST
Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls The Web is the number one lead generation channel for B2B marketers. Social communities, websites and the Internet are destination sites for B2B buyers researching planned purchases and educating themselves on key...
Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST
Best Diet Plans Diet plans are a dime a dozen. Every time New Year’s Eve comes along a spate of diet books arrive with unrealistic promises of weight loss. However, the best diet for a fit body requires an eclectic approach. A multipronged effort that uses all the diets as tools for weight reduction is the ideal norm.
Jan 18 2014, 4:13am CST
Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses If you forget your Facebook profile name, you can enter your name, email or phone number into a page called Find Your Account to find your Facebook profile and some alternative email addresses, which are partially...
Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST
Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing. A wide array of companies introduced headsets, activity monitors and smartwatches to compete...
Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST
Norv Turner is being Considered by Minnesota Vikings Norv Turner is being considered by Mike as a prime candidate for his staff of talented individuals. When Mike Zimmer was appointed the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, he started looking high and low for people to hire. His search includes Norv Turner.
Jan 16 2014, 7:02am CST
Yale Frat Death: 86 Yale Frat Members Sued The death of Nancy Barry was caused by a Yale frat member who drove his truck into her tailgating car three years ago. This has led to a large-scale litigation by the victim’s family. They are suing all 86 members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Jan 16 2014, 4:40am CST
Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer? Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions showed the growth of music streaming to not only offset the decrease in download sales, but...
Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST
Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...
Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST
Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widely thought to have no future after unacceptably high serious bleeding rates were found in two...
Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST
8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence. These are the types of leaders that we value the most; inspired by their courage and resiliency, we seek to emulate them. They...
Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST
Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner? We get smarter,...
Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST
Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation A nebulous star in outer space seemed to resemble an x-ray vision of a human hand. Termed the Hand of God, this exploding star has led to speculation among both scientists and clergy as to its significance.
Jan 11 2014, 3:36am CST
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