August 2013 News Archives

Aug 24, 2013

I-80 sinkhole: Over 8-foot Deep Hole Along Interstate (Video)

I-80 sinkhole
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I-80 sinkhole Credit: I-80 sinkhole near Truckee, California forced the closure of the east and westbound lanes of the interstate highway on Friday morning, August 24, 2013. Motorist heading to and from Sacramento and Bay areas were affected by the I-80 sinkhole. The Department of Transportation officials say that over 8-foot-deep sinkhole opened up in […]


Aug 22, 2013

Oarfish or Loch Ness Monster Found in Spain? (Photos)

Oarfish or Loch Ness Monster
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Oarfish or Loch Ness Monster? Credit: Facebook Is it an oarfish or did they finally had a close encounter with a loch ness monster? A woman reportedly discovered a life-less creature along the shoreline of Luis Siret Beach in Villaricos, Spain on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Authorities however are at a loss about the mysterious […]


Aug 22, 2013

Louisiana underwater sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallows tall trees (Video)

Louisiana underwater sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallows tall trees (Video)
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An underwater sinkhole swallows trees in Bayou Corne, Louisiana and was captured on camera. The horrific scene was spotted by the Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness this Wednesday, August 21, 2013 and posted the video on YouTube, as shown below. Louisiana underwater sinkhole (Taken August 1, 2013) Credit: Assumption Parish Police Jury According to […]


Aug 22, 2013

Survivor Cast: Season 27 Castaways Revealed

Survivor Cast Season 27
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Survivor Season 27 cast Credit: CBS The Survivor Season 27 cast has been revealed by CBS on Thursday, August 22, 2013. According to CBS, the Survivor fall edition, with a theme of “Blood vs. Water” will consist of 20 castaways. The “Survivor” cast for the fall edition of the show, themed “Blood vs. Water,” have […]


Aug 20, 2013

Harley-Davidson 2014 models unveiled via Project Rushmore (Video)

Harley-Davidson 2014 models unveiled via Project Rushmore (Video)
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Harley-Davidson unveiled its new set of 2014 motorcycle models this Monday, August 19, 2013 during its annual Summer Dealer Meeting in Denver, Colorado. This new line is a result of a new product development effort that resulted in Project Rushmore. A video ad of Harley-Davidson 2014 motorcycles was also released, as shown below. Harley-Davidson 2014 […]


Aug 20, 2013

$27 million Ferrari breaks auction record for highest price ever paid (Video)

$27 million Ferrari breaks auction record for highest price ever paid (Video)
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A 1967 Ferrari NART Spider was sold for a record $27.5 million at RM Auctions in Monterey, California on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The $27 million Ferrari was considered as highest price ever paid in an auction, not only by the Italian manufacturer but in any auctions as well. A video showing the car is […]


Aug 17, 2013

Iams food recall: P&G recalls dry pet food due to Salmonella scare, Eukanuba included (Product List)

Iams food recall: P&G recalls dry pet food due to Salmonella scare, Eukanuba included (Product List)
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Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is voluntarily recalling some lots of their two brands of dry pet food in the US, after they were potentially contaminated with Salmonella. The affected products include Iams dry dog food, Iams dry cat food, and Eukanuba dry dog food. The complete list of the recalled products is available below. […]


Aug 16, 2013

Pepsi flavored Cheetos now available in Japan, received mixed reviews (Video)

Pepsi flavored Cheetos now available in Japan, received mixed reviews (Video)
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The so-called Pepsi flavored Cheetos is now being sold in Japan, and has been receiving mixed reviews, including the ones in the videos below. This name of this new snack from Japan is Frito Lay Cheetos x Pepsi Shuwa Shuwa Cola Corn Snack, or simply Pepsi Shuwa Shuwa. Pepsi Shuwa Shuwa (Pepsi flavored Cheetos) Credit: […]


Aug 15, 2013

New $100 bills for release this October, but $30 million to be destroyed due to printing problem

New $100 bills for release this October, but $30 million to be destroyed due to printing problem
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The scheduled release of the new $100 bills will still be followed as earlier planned. This is despite the fact that new problems surfaced the US Federal Reserve made another inspection, and more than $30 million of the notes will be destroyed, according to a New Yorker report this Wednesday, August 14, 2013. New $100 […]


Aug 15, 2013

Hyundai Recall 2013: 259,000 cars affected due to rust and axle problems

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Hyundai is voluntarily recalling a total of 259,000 cars, which already reached the knowledge of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This latest Hyundai recall comes after the company, along with its subsidiary, Kia recalled more than 1.6 million vehicles last April due to lamp switch problem. Hyundai, Kia logos Image Credit: Hyundai and […]