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Kony 2012 – Help Stop the World’s Most Wanted Criminal [VIDEO]
This video will most likely change your life. I had never heard of Joseph Kony before watching this documentary and that scares me. The documentary, Kony 2012, aims to spread awareness about Joseph Kony’s crimes in central Africa and bring this criminal’s reign of ter…
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dies at Age 69 [VIDEO]
Kim Jong Il, the eccentric leader of North Korea since 1994, has died at the age of 69.
North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency reported that after “great mental and physical strain,” he passed away of a heart attack at 8:30 a.m. Saturday while on a train …
Is Muammar Gadhafi Dead? [GRAPHIC PHOTO]
According to media outlets, Libyan officials are announcing the death of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi by wounds suffered when an eight-month-old revolution effort overran his hometown of Sirte.
What Are the Most Depressed Countries in the World?
According to a multi-national survey of over 9,000 adults by the World Health Organization, France and the United States are the two most mentally depressed countries in the world.
Twenty-one percent of French citizens have had a major depressive episode, followed by the United States, at 19.2 percen…
New ‘Superbug’ Strain of Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
Gonorrhea, a bacterial sexually transmitted infection, used to be easily treated with antibiotics. But now, a "superbug" strain of the STD has been found in Japan and scientists fear it could become a global public health threat.
"Since antibiotics became the standard treatment for gon…
Coke Billboard in the Philippines Reduces Air Pollution
Billboards are usually just meant to promote a product or Donny and Marie Osmond’s latest casino residency, but this sign in the Philippines is doing a lot more — it’s reducing air pollution, too.
Coca-Cola and the World Wide Fund for Nature (known Stateside as the World Wildlife Fund) collaborated o…
Swedish Preschool Does Away With Boys and Girls
The “Egalia” preschool in Stockholm, Sweden is taking that nation’s goal of breaking down gender roles in early education to the extreme.
Not only are boys encouraged to play with toy kitchens, and girls with building blocks, but the pronouns “him&Clo…
US Named Funniest Country; Germany Named Least Funny
Maybe we should work on exporting some knock-knock jokes.
The US has been named the funniest country in a Badoo.com survey of 30,000 people from 15 nations around the globe, while Germany - long known for its poor sense of humor - kept up the stereotype by finishing at the bottom.

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