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Dec 5, 2012

$1 billion Apple scheme: NY trader charged in Connecticut Apple stock fraud scheme

Apple Stocks
By in Business, Stock Market, Technology, United States, World No comments

A $1 billion Apple scheme by a New York trader was found to be an unauthorized purchase, according to federal prosecutors on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Apple is the Cupertino, California-based company that provides iPods, iPhones and iPads. Apple Inc. stocks Image Credit: Google Finance Reports say that the $1 billion Apple scheme by David […]


Nov 30, 2012

Santa showers $100 bills: Secret Santa, a Wealthy Missouri Man (Video)

Secret Santa Showers $100 bills
By in Amazing, Holidays, United States, World No comments

Santa showers $100 bills in NJ, NY Image Credit: AP Photo/Rich Schultz Santa showers $100 bills on Thursday, November 29, 2012 in several US states recently affected by Superstorm Sandy. The anonymous Santa is reportedly a rich businessman from Kansas City, Missouri. Reports say that Santa plans to give away $100,000 during the holiday season. […]


Nov 24, 2012

Sixpence for $430K: 1652 Coin Auctioned in Maryland (Photo)

sixpence for $430k
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Sixpence for $430K Image Credit: Handout|The 1652 New England sixpence A rare 1652 sixpence was reportedly auctioned for $430,000 at the Colonial Coin Collectors Club in Baltimore on Black Friday, November 23, 2012. According to a Newsday report, the $430K silver Colonial Massachusetts coin was reportedly found by an anonymous woman in a potato field […]


Nov 16, 2012

Sandy exposes ship: 90-year-old ship found on Fire Island (Photo)

Sandy exposes ship on Fire Island
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Hurricane Sandy exposed the shipwreck of a presumed 90-year-old ship that was reportedly buried on Fire Island National Seashore, a barrier island off Long Island in New York. According to Paula Valentine, a public affairs specialist in the area, the shipwreck is believed to be that of Bessie White, a vessel measuring over 200 feet […]


Nov 16, 2012

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2012: Macy’s 86th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Route Map

Macy’s 86th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Route Map
By in Events, Holidays, Lifestyle, Travel, United States No comments

Macy’s 86th Thanksgiving Day Parade Route Map Image Credit: Nyctrip.com Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is celebrated every year and this is the much awaited event in the United States where millions of people are expected to occupy the streets of New York. This year, Macy’s 86th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade will be celebrated on Thursday, […]


Nov 7, 2012

New York Election Results 2012: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Wins Senate Seat Via Landslide

Kirsten Gillibrand
By in Current Events, Events, International, Politics, United States, World No comments

Kirsten Gillibrand Image Credit: Newsday Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand won the New York Senate seat against Republican opponent Wendy Long, international news sites reported on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Gillibrand won via landslide, getting 72% of the votes while Long got only 26.5%, according to reports. “I can’t thank you enough for the honor […]


Aug 3, 2012

Brooklyn sinkhole opens up and nearly swallows a parked car (Video)

Brooklyn sinkhole opens up and nearly swallows a parked car (Video)
By in Environment, United States, Weird No comments

A huge sinkhole in Brooklyn, New York opened up on Wednesday, August 3, 2012 and almost swallowed a parked family car, as shown in the news video below. Local authorities rushed to the area immediately but took hours to pull out the vehicle hanging from the massive hole. Brooklyn sinkhole, and a car nearly swallowed […]


Jul 5, 2012

2012 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest winners revealed; Joey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas win again

2012 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest winners revealed; Joey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas win again
By in Food, Lifestyle, United States No comments

Joey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas won the 2012 Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest on Thursday, July 4, 2012, as part of the July 4th holiday, which was held at the company’s flagship restaurant in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. Joey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas, during their weigh- in for the 2012 Nathan’s […]


May 24, 2012

9,000-Year-Old Mask To Be Auctioned At Christie’s (Photo)

9,000-year-old mask
By in Announcement, Archaelogy, Arts, Lifestyle, United States, World No comments

The 9,000 year-old mask Credit: Christie’s A 9,000-year-old mask will be auctioned at Christie’s this June, international news sites reported on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. According to Christie’s as mentioned in the reports, the rare limestone mask is one of the earliest sculptural types to survive from antiquity. “Only very few of these masks are […]


Apr 7, 2012

N.Y. Auto Show 2012: 2013 Nissan Altima and 2014 Nissan NV200 New York City Taxi unveiled (Photo)

N.Y. Auto Show 2012: 2013 Nissan Altima and 2014 Nissan NV200 New York City Taxi unveiled (Photo)
By in Automobile, United States No comments

The 2012 New York Auto Show (N.Y. Auto Show), which started on Friday, April 6, 2012, featured some of the latest cars including the 2013 Nissan Altima and 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, as shown in the photo below. As noted at US news sites that day, the new cars mentioned above were considered as among […]