Archive: May, 2013

MF Global Files For Bankruptcy After Bad Bets On European Debt

October 31st, 2011
MF Global Files For Bankruptcy After Bad Bets On European Debt

MF Global Files For Bankruptcy After Bad Bets On European Debt, The Wall Street firm run by former Goldman Sachs Chairman and New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine filed for bankruptcy Monday morning, making it the first big American casualty of the European debt crisis. The firm, MF Global Holdings Ltd., had come under increasing strain […]

12 Dead, Millions Without Power After Rare US Storm

October 31st, 2011
12 Dead, Millions Without Power After Rare US Storm

12 Dead, Millions Without Power After Rare US Storm, (Reuters) – Devastation from a rare and deadly October snowstorm lingered in the Northeast on Monday, leaving 2.2 million houses without power, closing schools, snarling the morning commute and postponing Halloween fun. The storm that raged from West Virginia to Maine from Saturday until late Sunday […]

Giant Python Digesting A Deer

October 31st, 2011
Giant Python Digesting A Deer

Giant Python Digesting A Deer, It may not be as amazing/disgusting as that legendary snake-exploding-while-eating-an-alligator photo (which we are now lobbying to be adapted as the official state seal), but officials have found another invasive snake in the Everglades that had just made a meal out of a rather large native species. A 15.6- foot […]

2011 Daylight Savings Time

October 31st, 2011
2011 Daylight Savings Time

2011 Daylight Savings Time, A gentle reminder – the time change is coming up. Don’t worry, though. This one is the cool time change that gives you an extra hour of sleep, unlike its evil, sleep sucking stepsister in Spring. This weekend, at 2:00 AM on November 6th, Daylight Savings Time will end, and revert […]

Harry Potter’s Parents Death

October 31st, 2011
Harry Potter’s Parents Death

Harry Potter’s Parents Death, RIP Lily and James Potter is a trending topic from fans on Twitter on Monday, commemorating what would mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Harry Potter’s parents. Pop Watch recalls the “heroic couple died defending their infant child against He Who Must Not Be Named.” The Today Show notes, […]

Jobs Last Words

October 31st, 2011
Jobs Last Words

Jobs Last Words, The final words of dying Apple founder Steve Jobs have been revealed in a moving eulogy by his sister. Addressing the mourners at the Memorial Church of Stanford University, Mona Simpson told how the inventor gazed into the distance and said “OH WOW. OH WOW. OH WOW.” Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ last […]