October 2013 News Archives

Oct 30, 2013

World’s Tallest Man Sultan Kosen Ties Knot with Merve Dibo

World's Tallest Man
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World’s tallest man: Sultan Kosen Credit: Guinness World Records The world’s tallest man Sultan Kosen married Merve Dibo in Southern Turkey on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Kosen, 31-year-old native of Ankara, was awarded as the Guinness World’s Tallest Man in 2011. Standing at 8 feet and 3 inches, Kosen is 2 feet and 7 inches […]

Oct 25, 2013

Walmart Black Friday 2013: Save on Sales Discounts and Great Deals

Walmart Black Friday 2013
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Walmart Black Friday 2013 Ads Credit: Walmart.com The 2013 Walmart Black Friday Sales will to offer great savings and discounts to compete with other major US retailers that include Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Target among others. Walmart Black Friday ads say that online and in-store shoppers can expect a “single chance to save” on […]

Oct 25, 2013

Amazon Black Friday 2013: Countdown to Black Friday Sales Week

Amazon Black Friday 2013
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2013 Amazon Black Friday Sales Credit: Amazon.com The 2013 Amazon Black Friday Sales is expected compete with the offerings of other major retailers that include Best Buy, Sears, Target, and Walmart among others. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving Day, is the most anticipated sales event of the year by US consumers. Time and again, […]

Oct 24, 2013

Alligator Snapping Turtle: Rare invasive turtle found in Oregon

Alligator Snapping Turtle
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Alligator Snapping Turtle Credit: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife A prehistoric looking alligator snapping turtle discovered at Prineville Reservoir was captured by biologists from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). The alligator snapping turtle caught in the wild in Eastern Oregon is reportedly invasive and feeds on native fish and other animals […]

Oct 17, 2013

Obama Impeachment 2013: Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Makes Call

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US President Barack Obama Credit: voanews.com Impeachment of US President Barack Obama was raised by Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Monday, October 14, 2013. The call for Obama‘s impeachment was made by Dewhurst during one of his campaign. According to Dewhurst, the 2014 governor’s election race “is about protecting you and your freedoms, which […]

Oct 16, 2013

Giant Oarfish: 18-foot-long carcass found in California

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Giant oarfish found in California Credit: CIMI A giant oarfish carcass measuring about 18-foot in length was found off Toyon Bay in Southern California on Sunday, October 13, 2013. Catalina Island Marine Institute instructor Jasmine Santana reportedly discovered the giant oarfish. According to earlier reports, the giant oarfish carcass remained intact and needed around 15 […]

Oct 15, 2013

Philippines Earthquake: 7.2 Magnitude Quake Hits Visayas Island

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Visayas Philippines Earthquake 2013 Credit: Robert Michael Poole ‏@tokyodrastic/Twitter A 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Visayas islands in the Philippines around 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. The epicenter of the quake was located in Balilihan town of Bohol. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the latest Philippines earthquake has a depth of […]

Oct 13, 2013

Bionic man: $1M Artificial Man Walks and Breathes (Video)

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Bionic man Credit: Video grab on YouTube A bionic man with artificial human organs and body parts was assembled by a team of engineers. The bionic parts of this artificial man is reportedly worth around $1 million. This bionic man made its first public appearance in the US on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Smithsonian Channel […]

Oct 13, 2013

Marquez vs Bradley 2013: American Boxer Wins Via Split Decision

Marquez vs Bradley 2013
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Marquez vs Bradley 2013 Credit: MMAMania.com The Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley vs Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez bout lasted the full 12 rounds at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 13, 2013. After 12-rounds of boxing, Bradley won the match via split decision against Marquez. Two judges scored the bout with […]

Oct 12, 2013

Jesus Misspelled On Vatican Commemorative Medals (Video)

Jesus misspelled
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Jesus misspelled Credit: Omniroma Jesus misspelled medals, meant to commemorate the inauguration of Pope Francis, has been recalled by the Vatican. The Jesus misspelled medals went on sale at the Vatican Publishing House in St. Peter’s Square on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Italian State Mint accidentally misspelled Jesus as “Lesvs” in the Latin phrase “Vidit […]