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Hellbrunn Palace Humorous Trick Fountains Purposely Leave Visitors Soaked

Hellbrunn Palace Humorous Trick Fountains Purposely Leave Visitors Soaked

Throughout the 2014 Salzburg Festival, the arts section of the Guardian Liberty Voice has featured articles about various museums and concert venues in Salzburg, Austria. The last article in this series is about the summer palace of a 17th-century prince-archbishop with a sense of humor. The Hellbrunn Palace grounds had humorous trick fountains installed that […]

Emotions Linked to Healing in Humans and Animals

Emotions Linked to Healing in Humans and Animals

Emotions are often thought of as quintessentially human. Science however, is gradually accepting the idea that emotions are not as exclusive to the human race as was once thought. Now the mental health community is following suit by showing that not only are emotions one of many evolutionary links between humans and animals but that […]

David Barajas Acquitted in Shooting of Sons’ Killer

David Barajas Acquitted in Shooting of Sons’ Killer

David Barajas has been acquitted of shooting the man who killed his two young sons in a drunk driving accident back in 2012. The jury came to their decision on Wednesday, August 27, after deciding that Barajas did not kill the man in question. The reason for the acquittal was, primarily, a lack of substantial […]

Virginia Soldier Dies After Shooting Herself at Army Base

Virginia Soldier Dies After Shooting Herself at Army Base

A female soldier in Virginia died after shooting herself at the Fort Lee army base in an attempt to commit suicide. The sergeant had barricaded herself in an office at the Combined Arms Support Command and began throwing things at the officers who were trying to calm her down. The soldier then fired a single […]

Woman Denied Emergency Help From 911 With Child Locked Inside Hot Car

Woman Denied Emergency Help From 911 With Child Locked Inside Hot Car

A Florida mother was denied adequate help from a 911 dispatcher when her son accidentally locked himself inside of her car on an extremely hot afternoon. Shana Dees had just left a drug store when she strapped Jack, her 10-month-old son, into his car seat and shut the door. Seconds later she heard the doors […]

Four Kentucky Firefighters Electrocuted When Participating in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Four Kentucky Firefighters Electrocuted When Participating in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In Kentucky on Thursday of last week, four Campbellsville firefighters were electrocuted when electricity raced from a high voltage line to the bucket of an aerial ladder truck they each were standing in. This happened while they were participating in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge student fundraising event at the university located at Campbellsville. Captain […]

Horse Races Continue at Del Mar Despite Deaths [Graphic Video]

Horse Races Continue at Del Mar Despite Deaths [Graphic Video]

  Horse race season is a hotly anticipated tradition in San Diego County.  The Del Mar track is almost 80 years old and has kept its relevance in the community by emphasizing its classic style, providing free concerts on Fridays after the races and just generally claiming that it’s “cool as ever.” The races have […]

Strong 6.0 Earthquake Hits Northern California [Video]

Strong 6.0 Earthquake Hits Northern California [Video]

In the early hours of Sunday morning, an earthquake measured at 6.0 in magnitude woke residents of Northern California from their sleep. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the earthquake was four miles northwest of American Canyon, which is located approximately six miles south of Napa, eight miles from the town […]

Summer Riding School in Salzburg: From Equestrian Arena to Theater

Summer Riding School in Salzburg: From Equestrian Arena to Theater

The Summer Riding School or Felsenreitschule in Salzburg, Austria, was originally a 17th-century equestrian arena that was converted in 1926 to a theater for the Salzburg Festival. Its location is an example of re-used space, having been the quarry where conglomerate rock was cut for the Salzburg Cathedral. The space is recognized with its three […]

Ants as Natural Enemies Keep Homes Termite Free in Cameroon [Video]

Ants as Natural Enemies Keep Homes Termite Free in Cameroon [Video]

Ants of the Dorylus taxonomic genus, known as driver ants, safari ants or siafu, are natural enemies of termites and are used as a form of pest control by the Mofu people of Cameroon to keep their homes termite free. The Dorylus genus is part of a larger group of ants known as army ants, […]

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