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  • Dead body found on plane arriving at Hartsfield

    01/12/2007 7:39:59 AM PST · by Tatze · 70 replies · 2,775+ views
    CBS46 Atlanta ^ | 01/12/07
    (CBS 46 News) -- Officials at Hartsfield-Jackson airport found a body aboard a plane arriving from South Africa Friday morning. The body was found in the wheel well. Apparently the person was a stowaway. The body was frozen and completely chopped up. The plane is currently parked in the middle of the concourse.

    12/04/2006 4:38:18 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 17 replies · 738+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 4 December 2006
    A man's body was found Sunday night in northeast Houston with apparent gunshot wounds. Police responding to emergency calls found the body in the 2100 block of Bleker. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Outer Space Exposure

    11/27/2006 11:29:56 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 17 replies · 1,026+ views
    In scores of science fiction stories, hapless adventurers find themselves unwittingly introduced to the vacuum of space without proper protection. There is often an alarming cacophony of screams and gasps as the increasingly bloated humans writhe and spasm. Their exposed veins and eyeballs soon bulge in what is clearly a disagreeable manner. The ill-fated adventurers rapidly swell like over-inflated balloons, ultimately bursting in a gruesome spray of blood. As is true with many subjects, this representation in popular culture does not reflect the reality of exposure to outer space. Ever since humanity first began to probe outside of our protective...
  • Vision-body link tested in robot experiments

    10/30/2006 7:22:02 PM PST · by annie laurie · 2 replies · 329+ views
    NewScientistTech ^ | 27 October 2006 | Tom Simonite
    Experiments involving real and simulated robots suggest that the relationship between physical movement and sensory input could be crucial to developing more intelligent machines. Tests involving two real and one simulated robot show that feedback between sensory input and body movement is crucial to navigating the surrounding world. Understanding this relationship better could help scientists build more life-like machines, say the researchers involved. Scientists studying artificial intelligence have traditionally separated physical behaviour and sensory input. "But the brain's inputs are not independent," says Olaf Sporns, a neuroscientist at Indiana University, US. "For example, motor behaviour has a role to play...
  • Lubbock Airman Returns Home After 35-Years

    10/14/2006 6:12:54 PM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 20 replies · 818+ views
    KCBD News Channel 11 ^ | 13 October 2006 | Staff
    The body of a Lubbock airman is coming home, 35-years after North Vietnamese troops shot down his plane.  First Lieutenant James Larry Hull was a Texas Tech graduate and trained to be a pilot at Reese Air Force Base.  His plane went down over Laos on February 19th, 1971.  Heavy gunfire made it impossible to recover his body, but after 13-years of negotiating with the Laotion government, members of the joint POW/MIA Accounting Command received permission to excavate a known crash site in the mountains.  In May of this year, they found Hull's remains.  Next month the remains will be returned.NewsChannel 11 spoke with Hull's...
  • Body Reveals Its Inflammation 'Off Switch'

    10/01/2006 6:32:34 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies · 1,403+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 10-1-2006 | Deb McKenzie
    Body reveals its inflammation 'off switch' 18:00 01 October 2006 news service Deb MacKenzie Researchers have shed light on how the body switches off its immune response, a key step towards understanding autoimmune diseases and controlling inflammation. When immune cells die, they transform into “sponges” that soak up the molecules responsible for causing inflammation, researchers have discovered. The new information may lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory disorders, such as eczema. Inflammation is characterised by a red, painful swelling around a wound caused by blood fluids, proteins and immune cells flooding into an area of the body in...
  • Feds to seek death penalty in case of body dumps near Yosemite (Russian organized crime)

    09/04/2006 12:31:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 63 replies · 2,453+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 9/4/06 | Greg Risling - ap
    The demands of the kidnappers were simple: Pay the ransom and the hostages would be freed. But prosecutors said the crew of Russian immigrants killed their hostages anyway - even after collecting $1 million from some of the victims' relatives. More than four years after the five bodies were found in a reservoir north of Yosemite National Park, opening statements are expected this week in the federal trial of two men accused of orchestrating the crimes. It's a rare instance in which federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. "Regardless of whether the ransom money defendants demanded was paid or...
  • Slain tribal chief's body retrieved - Baluchistan

    08/31/2006 4:38:27 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 180+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/31/06 | Paul Garwood - ap
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani soldiers retrieved the body of a renegade tribal chief Thursday whose death in a military raid provoked widespread rioting in a restive province on the volatile border with Afghanistan. The body of Baluch tribal chief Nawab Akbar Bugti was found pinned underneath a boulder in his collapsed mountain hide-out in southwestern Baluchistan province. Pakistani forces and rebels clashed there Saturday, leaving the 79-year-old dead, along with several supporters and five army officers. Bugti's killing sparked five days of rioting and protests in the impoverished province bordering Iran and Afghanistan. At least six people were killed, dozens...
  • Paedophile's body found in river(UK)

    08/29/2006 6:33:47 AM PDT · by Marius3188 · 44 replies · 1,639+ views
    BBC ^ | 28 Aug 2006 | BBC
    A convicted paedophile who was due to be sentenced for sex offences against children has been found dead in the River Taff in Cardiff. The body of Raymond Croft, 58, from Port Talbot, was found after he missed his sentencing in Swansea last week. He had previously been found guilty of sexual assault, engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child and attempted sexual activity with a child. Police said there are no suspicious circumstances around his death. Croft was due to appear at Swansea Crown Court last week to be sentenced for sex offences against children, but...
  • Deployed Soldiers test Body Ventilation System

    08/08/2006 6:17:15 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 632+ views
    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Army News Service, Aug. 8, 2006) – The Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) delivered 500 Body Ventilation Systems to heat-stressed Soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait last month. The portable, lightweight ventilation system will help reduce heat-related injuries, and will undergo one of year assessments by such Soldiers as drivers, military police and machine gunners. Another 1,700 vests will be shipped and issued to Soldiers in similar units and duty positions in upcoming months. “The BVS project is another example of how the Army culture is changing in order to provide warfighter solutions in a timely manner,” said...
  • Medic details finding Iraqi girl's body (Mahmoudiya hearing ,, the "Triangle of Death")

    08/06/2006 2:21:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 1,278+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/6/06 | Ryan Lenz - ap
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - An Iraqi army medic on Sunday told a U.S. military hearing of the horrific scene that confronted him in a tiny home south of Baghdad where he found the naked and burned body of a 14-year-old girl allegedly raped and murdered by American soldiers. The medic testified on the opening day of a hearing to determine whether five U.S. soldiers must stand trial in the March 12 rape-slaying of Abeer Qassim al-Janabi and the killing of her parents and sister in the town of Mahmoudiya. It is among the worst in a series of cases of alleged...
  • Afghanistan's mounting body count no measure of success

    07/30/2006 11:35:46 AM PDT · by M1 Garand 30-06 · 8 replies · 501+ views
    AFP ^ | Jul 9 | Bronwen Roberts
    KABUL (AFP) - Near-daily battlefield death tolls released in Afghanistan are no measure of the success of US-led operations, can be misleading, and often deflect attention from real achievements in the war-torn country, experts and officials say. ADVERTISEMENT Official numbers of "enemy" killed in battle can be staggering: 100 in Panjwayi, 60 in Musa Qala, 10 every other day. Loosely worded statements on "estimated" dead or "enemies of Afghanistan" are often picked up by international media desperate for news from inaccessible battlefields but with little way of verifying details. The Taliban also issue battle tolls but these are usually so...
  • A Psychotropical Paradise

    07/26/2006 4:35:49 PM PDT · by sergey1973 · 29 replies · 1,044+ views
    If the pursuit of happiness was once an ideal in American life, the entitlement to happiness may now have replaced it. Since the late 1980s, when psychotropic drugs first came on the market, grateful Americans have been lining up at the counter. Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Wellbutrin and a host of other antidepressants have been embraced as practical solutions to everyday unhappiness. More than 15% of Americans now use one of the above. Needless to say, they are not all clinically depressed. Whereas Sigmund Freud once described the goal of psychotherapy as "transforming hysterical misery into ordinary unhappiness," many doctors now...
  • Sacramental Grace is the Difference

    07/11/2006 5:22:16 PM PDT · by Salvation · 29 replies · 643+ views ^ | 07-11-06 | Theresa A. Thomas
    by Theresa A. Thomas Other Articles by Theresa A. Thomas Sacramental Grace is the Difference 07/11/06 At 10:00AM on a warm August day in 1962, Irvin and Bonnie Kloska, both 21 and full of hope, married in St. Adalbert’s Church, in their home town Grand Rapids, Michigan. “I believe it was the first time I ever wore a tux,” says Irv, who currently lives in Elkhart, Indiana. “I know it was the first time I ever wore a bow tie.” In This Article...Wired to Mate?When Marriage Is a CovenantHow to Have a Grace-Filled Marriage Wired to Mate?After their Polish dinner reception...
  • Corpus Christi Around the World

    06/15/2006 10:50:08 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 23 replies · 768+ views
    People wearing traditional costume take part in a Corpus Christi procession in the village of Wackersberg, south of Munich, June 15, 2006. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY) People wearing traditional costume take part in a Corpus Christi procession in the village of Wackersberg, south of Munich, June 15, 2006. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY) People wearing traditional costume take part in a Corpus Christi procession in the village of Wackersberg, south of Munich, June 15, 2006. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY) People wearing traditional costume take part in a Corpus Christi procession in the village of Wackersberg, south of Munich, June 15, 2006. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY)...
  • Body armor keeps Marines safe in Habbaniyah

    06/14/2006 6:28:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 524+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Cpl. Graham M. Paulsgrove
    HABBANIYAH, Iraq (June 12, 2006) -- The enemy snipers hit their targets- but it yielded them no results. In less than a week’s time, Sgt. Joshua S. Adams and Pfc. Jason Hanson, of D Company, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion were hit by sniper shots. But the enemy had little effect because both were left with only minor injuries thanks to their small-arms protective inserts, or SAPI, plates. While working in support of 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, to complete counterinsurgency and humanitarian operations in the town of Habbaniyah, Hanson was the lead man on a patrol looking for roadside...
  • Survey: 24 percent between 18-50 tattooed

    06/10/2006 2:30:40 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 615+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/10/06 | Andrew Bridges - ap
    WASHINGTON - A sun shines on Dan Yu's back, alongside a swimming koi fish. A tree soon may grow on his arm. "Your body's an empty canvas, so you almost want to continue to add to it," said Yu, 28, as he showed off his tattoos. A generation or two ago, Yu's tattoos — to say nothing of his pierced nose — probably would have placed him in a select company of soldiers, sailors, bikers and carnival workers. But no longer: The American University employee is among about 36 percent of Americans age 18 to 29 with at least one...
  • Muslim Charity Jamet-al-Dawa connected to slave trade

    05/24/2006 6:28:48 AM PDT · by The Lumster · 6 replies · 884+ views
    Help Pakistan Children ^ | May 20, 2006 | Pastor David
    Can you imagine the rush of emotion you'd feel if your 8-year-old son, who had been kidnapped six months earlier, suddenly appeared at your door after you'd given up hope of ever seeing him again? In Pakistan just a fews days ago, I was repeatedly blessed to witness parents experience that thrill as we returned their abducted children. As the father in the above photos told us as he clung to his son, "It is a miracle." Indeed it was. Let me tell you how it happened. For those of you who haven't been following the unfolding story over the...
  • Building near WTC entombs toxins, remains ('eyesore' presents problems, body parts no big deal)

    05/23/2006 8:34:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies · 983+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/23/06 | AMY WESTFELDT
    Building near WTC entombs toxins, remainsBy AMY WESTFELDT, Associated Press Writer 7 minutes ago AP Photo: In this Sept. 30, 2001, file photo NEW YORK - While debates rage about why more buildings have not gone up at the World Trade Center site, there is one, shrouded in a web of black netting and full of trade center dust, that can't seem to come down. The vacant 41-story former Deutsche Bank AG building looms above ground zero, contaminated with toxic waste and still holding tiny body parts more than four years after the trade center collapsed onto it on Sept....
  • FBI says Hoffa search expected to take 2 weeks

    05/18/2006 11:50:28 PM PDT · by xJones · 31 replies · 952+ views
    msnbc ^ | May 18, 2006 | NBC News and news services
    MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The FBI said Thursday that a search of a horse farm for clues to Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance is expected to take at least a couple weeks and likely will involve the removal of a barn. Federal agents began digging at Hidden Dreams Farm on Wednesday in a search for “the human remains of James Riddle Hoffa,” according to the search warrant, obtained by The Associated PressThe former Teamsters leader disappeared in 1975 on a night he was to have dinner at a restaurant about 20 miles away.Hoffa was to meet with a New Jersey Teamsters boss...