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Lighting Storm terrorizes Oregon

Lighting Storm terrorizes Oregon

A mob of at least 5,400 lightning strikes stormed the sky and the earth yesterday afternoon until evening in Central and Eastern Oregon. The string of hits drew in nearly 90 fire or smoke reports to which the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center in Prineville responded to. Dozens of fires rallied on the High Desert. [...]

Earthquake in Washington damage report

Earthquake in Washington damage report

Yesterday at around 1PM, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit about 40 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia, jolting Georgia to northern New England. The aftermath may not be too devastating, but the effects is alarming enough to evacuate 500 residents of two Prince George County apartment buildings and damaging  74  schools at Fairfax County. Chunks of [...]

Captain America beats Harry Potter

Captain America beats Harry Potter

I thought Harry Potter’s last installment (Deathly Hallows Part 2) will be the year’s largest selling film, trampling on the likes of Batman’s the Dark Knight and Transfomers. Well that’s until the red and the white and blue came through two days ago. Though the young wizard generated a truck load of $169.2M all over [...]

Hundreds get free slurpee today 7/11 at 7 Eleven

Hundreds get free slurpee today 7/11 at 7 Eleven

Wohoo! Grab a jumbo hotdog, pay for it. Rake in some nachos and squeeze in that cheese sauce, pay for it…go grab a glass and slush in that chilled soda drink from the Slurpee machine…for free! Hundreds rushed inside 7-Eleven stores to get their free drink which comes in different bubbly flavors and summer colors, [...]

Yao Ming’s retirement pulls down NBA ratings in China

After nine seasons in the NBA, the 7-foot-6, 30-year old Yao Ming is set on announcing his retirement from the league at a news conference this July 20. Yao has given the NBA more popularity in Asia in the early 2000′s, especially in China where there was a significant rise in merchandise sales and t.v. [...]

Fan falls to his death at an MLB game

Fan falls to his death at an MLB game

A tragedy has struck Major League Baseball during a Texas Ranger match. A man who was with his boy died after falling out of the left-field stands and about 20 feet to ground last night. Shannon Stone, a lieutenant in that town’s fire department and a fireman for 18 years, went after a ball sent [...]

Facebook now with video chat

Facebook now with video chat

Facebook, the largest social network was launched in 2004, now boasting over 750 millions members, has updated its apps. FB teams up with Skype, to offer free video calls. This is a step up, but will it do well against Google+ ? Microsoft, along time Facebook partner, is acquiring Skype in a $8.5 Billion deal [...]

Stop feeding black bears with Burger King

Stop feeding black bears with Burger King

Wildlife officials in Eagle, Colorado are on the lookout for people who have been reported to authorities by witnesses, feeding by hand a couple of Burger King cheeseburgers to a mommy black bear and her three cubs. Call it a fearless display of affection for the dangerous and wild beast? I would agree with Northwest [...]