Tornadoes Ravage Midwest Leaving 13 Dead and Many Injured
A powerful storm system that spawned several tornadoes ripped through parts of the Midwest early Wednesday morning, leaving millions of dollars of damage and at least 13 people dead in its wake. Early damage photos are showing that the devastation ranges from mild to severe.
Is There a Divorce Gene?
If your relationships are a mess, your DNA might be to blame. Scientists say they’ve identified a female “divorce gene” that could predict ill-fated marriages and identify women with inherent commitment issues.
Southwest Passengers Freak Out After Mistaking ‘Mom’ for ‘Bomb’
Important travel tip: when you’re piloting a plane, it’s essential to enunciate well so that passengers can tell the difference between “bomb” and “mom.” That’s a lesson a Southwest Airlines pilot…
Apple Named America’s Most Profitable Retailer, But Which Company Took Second? — Dollars a…
In news that would make Steve Jobs proud, Apple has been named America’s most profitable retailer, beating out other powerhouses like Tiffany & Co., GameStop and Select Comfort.
Weekend Box Office — ‘Act of Valor’ Captivates Audiences for a First Place Finish
Americans’ fascination with the Navy SEALs translated to a big opening for ‘Act of Valor,’ which earned $24.7 million and first place at the box office this weekend.
The New Face of Eating Disorders — Boys and Men
People tend to think of anorexia and bulimia as female-only disorders, but a growing body of evidence suggests the psychological illnesses are now affecting boys and young men in alarming numbers as well.
What Does Your Facebook Profile Tell a Prospective Employer?
It’s pretty common for companies to scout out the social media accounts of prospective hires — and now a new study from Northern Illinois University says Facebook profiles are actually a pretty good predictor of job performance.
How Much Do Americans Love Canada?
According to a new Gallup poll, United States citizens truly love our neighbors to the north — in fact, in the company’s annual favorability ratings, 96 percent of Americans said they have a generally favorable view of Canada, while only three percent view it unfavorably.