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Lizza the Rhino Required a Rhinoplasty

Lizza the Rhino Required a Rhinoplasty

What happens when your rhinoplasty patient is, quite literally, a rhino? Dr. Elizabeth Hammond found out this month when it turned out that one of her regular patients, Lizza the…

Girl Forced to Ride on Roof of Car Because Her Swimsuit Was Wet Dies After Falling Off

Girl Forced to Ride on Roof of Car Because Her Swimsuit Was Wet Dies After Falling Off

Earlier this week, a young girl, 12-year-old Octavia Maria Watkins, died after being thrown from the hood of a car. According to investigators, her death was completely preventable. Octavia, along…

Makeshift Ant Rafts Inspire Futuristic Flood Barriers

Makeshift Ant Rafts Inspire Futuristic Flood Barriers

Ants form large groups, creating a living ark to survive during excessive rainfall and flooding. “Researchers have determined that in the event of flooding, ants put their infants at the bottom of…

A Top Veterans Affairs Watchdog is Investigating Claims of Whistleblower Backlash

A Top Veterans Affairs Watchdog is Investigating Claims of Whistleblower Backlash

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is currently investigating 37 complaints that claim whistleblower backlash has occurred at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a release that went public this past Thursday. Investigators…

Governor’s Mansion Deals With Flooded Basement and Ruined Furniture

Governor’s Mansion Deals With Flooded Basement and Ruined Furniture

According to the Pantagraph, Gov. Pat Quinn, of Illinois, has been experiencing major issues with his mansion. A week ago, the roof began leaking, and as many are aware, a leaky roof often…

Home Improvement Spending Remains Lukewarm, Despite Spring Boost

Home Improvement Spending Remains Lukewarm, Despite Spring Boost

The last few months have shown 2014 to be one of the best years for consumer spending in the last five. In fact, with personal consumption rates growing in March…

New Payroll System in New Orleans Leads to Missing Paychecks for Police Officers

New Payroll System in New Orleans Leads to Missing Paychecks for Police Officers

This week, many New Orleans officers were upset to find that, thanks to the new payroll system, instead of getting paid automatically and electronically for the first time, they weren’t getting…

Senators Push for Investigation Into Dramatic Increase in Winter Utility Bills

Senators Push for Investigation Into Dramatic Increase in Winter Utility Bills

Why were heating bills so high this winter in the Northeast — and what can homeowners do about it in the future? This month, several senators, including Kirsten Gillibrand and…

Solar Technology Getting More Accessible

Solar Technology Getting More Accessible

Although folks out west have the perfect climate and conditions to install solar panels on the roofs of their houses, homeowners in the northern parts of the country haven’t had…

Little Green Caterpillars Threaten to Cause Millions of Dollars in Damage on Rhode Island

Little Green Caterpillars Threaten to Cause Millions of Dollars in Damage on Rhode Island

Rhode Island might have a big problem on its hands, but it’s in the form of a lot of tiny inch worms. State environmental officials are saying that throughout Rhode Island this…