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April, 2013

  • 23 April

    Leo Fonseca Saves Girlfriend From Boston Bombing

    (Credit: Flickr/hahatango) A photo has popped up on Flickr that has taken the internet somewhat by storm. A man is seen in the picture carrying his girlfriend to safety minutes after two bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, and while chaos is erupting all around him. The photo in question, ...

  • 23 April

    Delta Airlines Goes Above And Beyond For Little Boy

    In a day and age when it’s common to hear about how an airline is screwing up, it’s refreshing to hear a story about one doing something right. Cole Holzer, 7, of Casselton, N.D., lost his father, Bryan, when he fell while putting up Christmas lights on the house, according ...

  • 23 April

    Double Amputee Marine Visits Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors

    The recent bombing in Boston changed the life of many of the victims caught in the blast, with some of them getting their limbs amputated. Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing got a surprise visit from a Marine who lost both his legs in Iraq, and he shared a ...

  • 23 April

    Author George R.R. Martin Buys Movie Theater In Hometown

    Author George R.R. Martin, writer of the famed Game Of Thrones series, is using some of his royalties from the beloved show to give back to the community he lives in. Martin, who resides in Santa Fe, purchased the single-screen Jean Cocteau Cinema and Coffee House, according to the Santa ...

  • 19 April

    Boston Marathon Suspects Identified

      The Boston Marathon bombings on April 15th made it painfully clear to Americans everywhere that we are still not safe. However, with the help of its citizens, our government can more effectively work toward that safety. Yesterday, the 18th of April, Richard DesLauriers, FBI Special Agent in charge of the ...

  • 16 April

    Drake “Girls Love Beyoncé”

    Last night rapper…um singer…uh rapper/singer (I have no idea what he wants to be anymore) Drake debuted a song titled “Girls Love Beyoncé”. Featured on the record is singer-songwriter James Fauntleroy who serenades listeners with the hook from Destiny’s Childs “Say My Name”. As usual, the song is aimed at ...

  • 16 April

    Lion Air Crash Downdraft Theory

    On Saturday April 13th a Lion Air Boeing 737 carrying 108 passengers and crew crash landed into the ocean just off the coast of Bali injuring 45 but killing none. The Lion Air pilot reportedly described how he felt the jet “dragged” out of its trajectory and into the water. ...

  • 15 April

    New Artist: Alex Isley

    Okay so maybe I’m late and Alex Isley isn’t exactly new, but she’s new to me. I can’t find enough information about her to tell you too much, however I will tell you what I do know. Alex Isley is the daughter of guitarist Ernie Isley. That’s right music is ...

  • 15 April

    Boston Marathon Explosions

    The Boston Marathon was held today, April 15th. Just over four hours after the men’s race started, two explosions went off near the finish line, at which time there were still several thousand participants left to complete the race. According to reports from the Associated Press, authorities aided injured runners ...

  • 15 April

    Dirk Nowitzki Reaches Historic Milestone

    Dirk Nowitzki reached a major milestone in his NBA and finally started using a razor again Sunday night. Nowitzki became the 17th player in NBA history to join the 25,000-point club during the Mavs’ 107-89 win Sunday against the New Orleans Hornets. Then right after the game he shaved off ...

  • 12 April

    Traveling Agents Are Going Green

    When you travel these days, you’re doing so in a more environmentally friendly fashion than you did a decade ago. Airlines are flying planes that have more fuel-efficient engines and are lighter in weight to save on costly jet fuel. Architects are designing hotels to be more efficient in their ...

  • 12 April

    Chicago Bulls End NewYork Knicks Winning Streak

    Nate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points on the way to another Chicago Bulls victory and snapping the Knicks 13-game winning streak, beating New York 118-111 in overtime Thursday night. “It’s over with,” Knicks coach Mike Woodson said. “You can’t win them all.” Carmelo Anthony missed a potential winner at ...