April 2012 News Archives

Apr 30, 2012

Cannibal Shrimp: Giant Asian Tiger Shrimp Population in US Coast Increases (Photo)

Giant Cannibal Shrimp
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Giant Cannibal Shrimp Image Credit: NOAA The number of giant cannibal shrimp in US coastal waters from North Carolina to Texas is on the rise, according to reports by several international news sites on Friday, April 27, 2012. These Asian tiger shrimps were referred to as “cannibal shrimps” because they reportedly feed on smaller shrimps […]


Apr 30, 2012

Manhole cover in Russia causes a Land Rover to flip over (Video)

Manhole cover in Russia causes a Land Rover to flip over (Video)
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A manhole cover in a street in Russia caused a Land Rover Freelander 2 to flip over as it passes over it, and was caught on camera in two different angles, as shown in the videos below. Land Rover, flipping over while passing a manhole cover Image Credit: ital621/YouTube Apparently, the first video was taken […]


Apr 30, 2012

Titanic II: Australian billionaire Clive Palmer to build the next Titanic, to be made in China

Clive Palmer
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Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced on Monday, April 30, 2012 that he plans to build the so-called Titanic II, or a replica of the original Titanic that sank in April 1912 and had over 1500 lives lost, which will be made in China. Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, announcing his plans to build Titanic II Image […]


Apr 30, 2012

Box Office Report: ‘The Avengers’ movie earns $178 million in 38 countries worldwide on opening weekend

The Avengers movie poster
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Updated: May 9, 2012 9:35 a.m. Read Avengers 2: Movie sequel under way after film tops box office in US and worldwide, Disney says Superhero movie ‘The Avengers‘ reportedly made a massive box-office on its opening weekend in 38 countries around the world including Philippines, and has already earned a total of over $178 million. […]


Apr 30, 2012

104-year-old grandma, oldest person to paraglide, aims for Guinness World Records again (Video)

Peggy McAlpine paraglide
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Peggy McAlpine, the 104-year-old grandma who previously held the Guinness World Records title for the oldest person to paraglide, aims to take back her record, as shown in the video below. 104-year-old grandma Peggy McAlpine, paragliding with Highline Air Tours staff Image Credit: korudag/YouTube According to Sunday Express on Sunday, April 29, 2012, extreme sports […]


Apr 30, 2012

NBA Playoffs: Bynum Had Triple-Double in Lakers Game 1 Win vs Nuggets, 103-88

NBA Playoffs: Kobe Bryant led LA Lakers
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Kobe Bryant Image Credit: NBA.com The Los Angeles Lakers cruise to a 103-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets in their first game of the NBA Playoffs‘ first round series on Sunday, April 29, 2012, according to a report at NBA.com. Kobe Bryant led all scorers with 31 points. Ramon sessions had 14 points for the […]


Apr 30, 2012

New Bee Species: Human Sweat Bee is Buzzing New York City (Photo)

New species of bee feeds on human sweat
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New Bee species feeds on human sweat Image Credit: Jason Gibbs/Cornell University A newly found bee species has been creating a buzz in New York after the new breed of bee was discovered to be feeding on human sweat, according to reports by several international news sites on Sunday, April 29, 2012. Reports say that […]


Apr 30, 2012

NBA Playoffs: Game 1 First Round Series Won by Spurs vs Jazz, 106-91

NBA Playoffs: Tim Duncan of San Antonio Spurs
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Tim Duncan Image Credit: NBA.com The San Antonio Spurs won game 1 of their first round NBA Playoffs 2012 match-up against the Utah Jazz, 106-91, at the AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX, on Saturday, April 29, 2012, according to a report at NBA.com. Tony Parker scored 28 points to help Spurs win their first playoff […]


Apr 29, 2012

NBA Playoffs: Magic Wins Game 1 of their First Round Series vs Pacers, 81-77

NBA Playoffs: Paul George of Indiana Pacers
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Paul George Image Credit: NBA.com The Orlando Magic steals Game 1 of their first round series of the 2012 NBA Playoffs against the Indiana Pacers, 81-77, on Saturday, April 28, 2012, according to a report at NBA.com. Orlando rallied from seven-points down and held the Pacers scoreless in the last 4:05 of the game to […]


Apr 29, 2012

NBA Playoffs: Durant Lifts OKC Thunder to Victory Over Dallas Mavericks, 99-98

NBA Playoffs: Kevin Durant hit winning shot
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Kevin Durant Image Credit: NBA.com The Oklahoma City Thunder narrowly escaped with a 99-98 victory over the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks in the first game of their first round series of the 2012 NBA Playoffs on Saturday, April 28, 2012, according to a report at NBA.com. The match-up between the Thunder and Mavericks is […]