December 2012 News Archives

Dec 31, 2012

Comet Coming in 2013: Comet C/2012 S1 Could be Brighter than The Moon, Astronomers Say

Comet Coming in 2013: Comet C/2012 S1 Could be Brighter than The Moon, Astronomers Say
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Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) Image Credit: Ernesto Guido, Giovanni Sostero & Nick Howes/Remanzacco Observatory A newly discovered comet will make its closest pass by Earth in 2013 and may be visible to naked eye when it draws near, according to Space.com reports, December 31, 2012. Based on reports, the discovery of the object named Comet […]


Dec 30, 2012

Queen honoring Stella McCartney; Olympic athletes, Peter Higgs included in New Year 2013 honor list

Queen honoring Stella McCartney; Olympic athletes, Peter Higgs included in New Year 2013 honor list
By in Arts, Entertainment, Europe, Fashion, Lifestyle, Politics, Science, Sports No comments

The British Queen is honoring Stella McCartney; scientist Peter Higgs, London 2012 Olympic athletes and coaches; celebrities, along with other individuals with achievements that gave pride and honor to United Kingdom. The Queen New Year 2013 honors list was released on Saturday, December 29, 2012 Stella McCartney Image Credit: AP As noted at CabinetOffice.gov.uk that […]


Dec 29, 2012

Pet chicken saves couple from burning house in Wisconsin

Pet chicken saves couple from burning house in Wisconsin
By in Animals, United States, Weird No comments

A pet chicken saves couple while their house was on fire in Wisconsin on Thursday, December 27, 2012, apparently reminding us to always be kind to animals. After all, they can be our unlikely hero. The hero chicken named Cluck Cluck has proven that not only dogs are the so-called man’s best friend. Dennis Murawska, […]


Dec 28, 2012

Leno called ‘most insecure’ person, Oprah interviews David Letterman, talks about feud with Jay Leno (Video)

Leno called 'most insecure' person, Oprah interviews David Letterman, talks about feud with Jay Leno (Video)
By in Entertainment, Television, United States No comments

Jay Leno was called the ‘most insecure’ person by no other than his long-time rival David Letterman, who was recently interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, as shown in the sneak peak video below. With that, the so-called David Letterman-Jay Leno feud seems to be heating up again, which has been ongoing for many years. Jay Leno […]


Dec 28, 2012

Man eats 28 raw eggs in one sitting in exchange of money, dies shortly after

Man eats 28 raw eggs in one sitting in exchange of money, dies shortly after
By in Africa, Food, Health, Weird No comments

A young Tunisian man eats 28 raw eggs (uncooked eggs) in one sitting on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, after he was offered money in exchange; but died afterwards and did not even reached the hospital alive. While reports did not mention if he also ate the egg shells, it can be assumed that he did […]


Dec 28, 2012

2,750-year-old temple discovered near Jerusalem, ancient animal figurines found

2,750-year-old temple discovered near Jerusalem, ancient animal figurines found
By in Archaelogy, Asia No comments

A 2,750-year-old temple was recently discovered in Israel, near Jerusalem by archaeologists connected to the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), along with a cache of vessels and ancient animal figurines, as shown in the photo below. A horse figure, among those found inside the 2,750-year-old temple Image Credit: Antiques.org.il According to a recent press release by […]


Dec 27, 2012

Asteroid In 2040 Not A Threat To Earth, NASA Says

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Is the earth going to end in 2040 because of an asteroid? No. Year 2040 will not be the end of the world after the failed 2012 prediction, as NASA confirmed. NASA confirmed on its latest study that the Asteroid 2011 AG5 that was believed to be a threat to earth when it passes by […]


Dec 27, 2012

7-year-old Girl Reunited With Stolen Dog on Christmas

7-year-old Girl Reunited With Stolen Dog on Christmas
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Mia Bendray and her dog Marley Image Credit: Robert Miller A 7-year-old girl Mia Bendray was very thankful after knowing that her dog Marley had been found safe, according to ABC News report, December 27, 2012. The puppy was stolen outside a shop in Manhattan‘s Washington Heights after the family went food shopping for Christmas […]


Dec 27, 2012

Zuckerberg family photo owned by Randi Zuckerberg went public, sparks debate on Facebook privacy settings

Zuckerberg family photo owned by Randi Zuckerberg went public, sparks debate on Facebook privacy settings
By in Internet, Lifestyle, Technology No comments

A Zuckerberg family photo with Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg‘s sister, went publicly after someone posted it on Twitter, thinking that it there will be no problem sharing it. Randi, who posted the photo on her official Facebook page, complained of online etiquette; and the issue sparked a debate on Facebook‘s privacy settings. Randi Zuckerberg, Mark […]


Dec 26, 2012

1,428-mile high-speed rail line opens in China, World’s longest (Photo)

1,428-mile high-speed rail line opens
By in Amazing, Asia, Technology, Travel, World No comments

A 1,428-mile high-speed rail line opens in China on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Considered as the world’s longest high-speed rail, China‘s new transport system links Beijing and Guangzhou, formerly known as Canton. High-speed train G-502 Image Credit: www.news.cn The Xinhua News Agency reported that the latest addition to China‘s railway system stretches along a 2,298 […]