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Facebook CEO and staff watch The Social Network

Facebook CEO and staff watch The Social Network

Facebook staff including its CEO Mark Zuckerburg, have attended the screening of The Social Network in a theater near its headquarters in Palo Alto, California. The movie was written by creator of The West Wing, Aaron Sorkin and directed by David Fincher of Fight Club. It also shows a less appreciable image of how Facebook [...]

Robert Edwards wins Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010

Robert Edwards wins Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010

A Briton, Robert Edwards, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010 on Thursday. He is known as the Father of In Vitro Fertiliztion, according to the Nobel committee at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Winning the prestigious title includes a diploma, a medal, and a check for 10 million Swedish kronor (1.09 million dollors). [...]

Japan 6.3 Earthquake triggers tsunami advisory

Japan 6.3 Earthquake triggers tsunami advisory

A Tsunami Advisory has been issued in southwestern Ryukyu Islands where a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck this evening in Japan, USGS reports. The Japan Meteorological Survey, for Miyakojima and Yaeyama areas, issued the advisory. A tsunami of 0.5 meters (1.6 feet) is expected. The epicenter of the quake was about 70 miles east of Ishigaki-jima, [...]

London Tube strike for the second time in four weeks

London Tube strike for the second time in four weeks

London commuters were severely affected as the staff of the public underground system on the Tube went on a 24-hour strike. Bus drivers and other staff were among those who went on strike. Most Tube lines were suspended and a quarter of all stations were shut down, Transport of London said. Commuters used cars, buses, [...]

Singaporeans bid farewell to Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew

Singaporeans bid farewell to Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew

Singaporeans from all walks of life paid their respects to Madam Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and mother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday morning. Madam Kwa’s wake would be held until Tuesday at the Istana where members of the public turned up before 10am to bid farewell. [...]

Alleged “Craigslit Killer” Philip Markoff found dead in jail

Alleged “Craigslit Killer” Philip Markoff found dead in jail

The 24 year old medical student from Boston, who preyed on Craigslist escorts and killed a Manhattan model, was found dead in his jail cell. Philip Markoff, 24, was found lifeless in his Nashua St. Jail cell in Boston. He was awaiting his March murder trial. A prison guard told The Daily News that he [...]

Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka are expecting twins

Neil Patrick Harris revealed on Twitter on Saturday his happy news—TWINS. The actor and chef has been together for six years. “So, get this: David and I are expecting twins this fall. We’re super excited/nervous/thrilled. Hoping the press can respect our privacy,” he said. According to E!News, the couple have already been planning to throw [...]

Eight dead, 12 injured in Lucerne Valley accident

Eight dead, 12 injured in Lucerne Valley accident

Eight people died and 12 were injuired when a driver of an off-road vehicle plowed into a crowd in Lucerne Valley area. Authorities believe that during some type of race at a dry lake bed, the driver lost control of the vehicle and made its way to the crowd. The accident was reported at 7:48 [...]