Why do some people commit “social suicide” or post confessions of murders on social media sites?
Several years ago on July 4th, 13-year-old Shane was with his dad at a backyard fireworks show. When it was his turn to load a mortar into the launch tube, it exploded in his face. The impact shattered his forehead, cracked his skull in half and burned most of his brain, said Glenda Lynch, Shanes mother. We had to take him off life support. Since the death of her son, Lynch has been an advocate for fireworks safety. According to the National Safety Council, Independence Day consistently ranks as Americas deadliest holiday. In fact, emergency rooms add staff on this day because so many people hurt themselves. But its not just fireworks that make the holiday so dangerous; its also the heat, drowning, and drunk driving that put people at risk.
New Orleans history is rich with tales of organized crime, corruption, vampires, voodoo, witches, and gruesome bloody murders. One of the most notorious unsolved serial murder cases was that of the Axeman.
First there was #planking, then the ALS #IceBucketChallenge, now the #BostonBlizzardChallenge?
After spending Media Day on Tuesday repeating that same line, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch caused much more of a frenzy than he could have ever imagined, and he didn’t know why.
It seems that every day we are told what not to eat and what not to do because certain things can negatively affect our health.
GMO Free. Non-GMO Project Verified. Made With Non-GMO Ingredients. These phrases are increasingly popping up on consumer food products everywhere, but what do they mean?
These days, fracking seems to be wreaking havoc all over the news, not to mention the planet. A recent study found that fracking caused over 70 small earthquakes in Ohio in March 2014, including one that was large enough to be felt in nearby towns.
Have you ever been around a person in a particularly bad mood, only to realize that at the end of your interaction, you too have become sour? Or maybe you were around a group of giggling children and you found yourself struggling to hold back your own laughter.
Throughout my life, I have always been around dogs. From my first day home as an infant to today, dogs have always been there.
Freedom of speech has turned into freedom to bully and freedom to be cruel to one another. The Internet makes it funny, adults do it, pop culture perpetuates it, and politicians support it.
Ive got 110/60, a 60 pulse, 185 cholesterol, said Louis Zamperini in an interview at 86 years old. Im told I have the vitals of a 35-year-old. And with all Ive been through, they thought Id be dead by 55!
Between 2006 and 2010, at least 148 female prisoners at 2 California facilities were sterilized without required state approval. Even worse, some of the women have claimed that they were pressured, harassed, and even tricked into signing forms agreeing to the sterilizations.
Whats in his kiss? Apparently, its a lot more than you might think
For some women, finding the right partner to have a child with doesnt go as planned. What is a woman to do when the time on her biological clock is running out and that dream of starting a family hasnt been fulfilled yet?
In Bram Stokers 1897 novel Dracula, Lucy is found several times in the dead of night sitting up in bed and pointing to her window at a large, flitting bat.
Some say that Countess Elizabeth Báthory, considered by many to be the worlds worst female serial killer, was the true inspiration for Bram Stokers Dracula.
Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman who made headlines over the last few weeks because of her decision to end her own life after being diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, died on Saturday at her home in Portland, OR.
Some may say that the real question is: What has she done to (not for) medicine? When you think of Oprah, whats the first thing that comes to mind?
There has been an ethical debate regarding the death penalty for thousands of years, and the controversy is only getting more complicated.