Around the World – News, Hot Topics and more

Welcome to Around the World. Here you will find interesting articles, stories, etc. I found while surfing the net. Please click the heading to view on the original site. 

 

Hunger Games  Mockingjay Part I

 

 

MJ

The new trailer for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I released today on September 15, 2015.  It is freaking awesome!

 

 

 

e-cigs

CDC Study Finds Huge Increase of E-Cigarette Poisonings, Especially Among Children Under 5 – The Daily Beast.

 A new CDC study says e-cigarette-related calls to poison control centers has grown substantially since 2010, and 51.1 percent of calls involve young children.

A “healthier” solution to cigarettes may be just the opposite. According to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control Thursday, the number of monthly calls to poison centers for e-cigarette related incidents went from one per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014.

 

 

NY Student

 NY Student Accepted at All 8 Ivy League Schools

A New York high school student has made it to the Elite Eight in a different sort of March Madness.
Kwasi Enin of Shirley has been accepted by the eight Ivy League schools — Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell — and then some. He will have his choice as the decision deadline of May 1 approaches.

 

 

Tsunami 8.2-Magnitude Earthquake Off Chile Triggers Tsunami

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile tonight, strong enough to be felt nearly 300 miles away in the Bolivian capital, and triggering a tsunami that has already started hitting the coastline.

 

Technology of the Future

Technology of the Future

This documentary assumes the evolution of cities and cars, specifically as dedicated to extensions of existing individual transportation modes and related infrastructures, continue to predominate. Will our only “escape” be virtual realities, while the real world goes to hell in a handbasket?

No worries, as you can always turn to your robotic best friend for consolation. But maybe your robot friend will find a new robot friend it prefers to spend time with. Does the thought of such possibilities depress you?

How would you like a brain implant that will deliver you to a happier state of being?
May this, along with other aspects of future technologies, be the new reality?

 

She4Me

SHE4ME: Love is Love Marriage Equality PSA – YouTube. Please check out this amazing video from Director, Nicole Conn, best known for her films: Claire the Moon, the Little Man, Elena Undone, and most recently the Perfect Ending. Skilled at pulling from her personal experiences this one is definitely worth a watch, save, share, and another watch.

 

 

Ellen Page

Ellen Page Joins HRCF’s Time to Thrive Conference – YouTube.

Ellen Page Flooded by Messages of Support for her Decision to Live Openly and Authentically.

Courageously, stepping into who you are called to live out – outwardly is boldly declaring, no more (insert here)! Received.

 

Dale HansenTexas Sports Anchor Delivers Jaw-Dropping Speech On Gay NFL Players (UPDATE).

 

 

 

Students Tasteless Self

Student takes selfie with dead body, posts it on Instagram

 

 

 

 

ntn_Seth_Meyers_OneLiners_140131.vembedmed Seth Meyers’ funniest moments as ‘Weekend Update’ anchor – NBC News.com.
Kurt Schlosser – NBC News

Jan. 31, 2014 at 6:57 PM ET

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian and more found themselves on the receiving end of Seth Meyers’ jokes on “Saturday Night Live” over the years. As we send the “Weekend Update” star off on a different “Late Night” adventure, let’s look back at some of his funniest moments behind the anchor desk.

Meyers takes Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night” spot on Feb. 24.

3025625-inline-i-1-how-to-stop-worrying-about-carpal-tunnel-syndromeHow To Stop Worrying About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | Fast Company | Business + Innovation.

 

 

 

Nick-Milligan-with-his-wife-Victoria-and-children-from-left-to-right-Emily-Olivia-Kit-and-Amber-1873202Padstow speedboat crash: TV boss and daughter died in horrific speedboat accident after he ‘grabbed the wheel off his wife’ – Mirror Online.
Hugh-Grant-Main-3088071Hugh Grant love child: Anna Eberstein moved into £3m mansion months before birth – 3am & Mirror Online.

 

 

Kate-Beckinsale-3066295Kate Benckinsale film flop The Trials of Cate McCall makes embarrassing £728.51 – in HUNGARY – 3am & Mirror Online.

 

 

 

Amanda KnoxBBC News – Meredith Kercher murder: Verdicts due at Italy retrial.

 

 

 

Google SellsBBC News – Google sells Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $3bn.

 

 

 

Brain StoryScientists Discover ‘New’ Area of Brain – Region helps us ponder what could have been.

 

 

 

 

 

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