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Halloween Stories Spook Edith Wharton Home

Halloween Stories Spook Edith Wharton Home

The country estate of American author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) is hosting Halloween tours, readings and a masquerade ball. Located in the Berkshires in Lenox, MA, the mansion, named The Mount, was designed by the author and completed in 1902. During the 10 years she and her husband lived there, she wrote several ghost stories in […]

Mayor Menino Principled Leader Made a Great Town Beautiful

Mayor Menino Principled Leader Made a Great Town Beautiful

Champion of the poor, those captive to their environments, and those ignored by other administrations, Mayor Thomas Menino stood strong as a principled leader of Boston, making a great town beautiful. A memorial to him and his many years of service is being held in Boston City Hall this evening until 11:00pm. Mayor Menino died […]

Amelia Earhart: Recovered Plane Section Located?

Amelia Earhart: Recovered Plane Section Located?

Amelia Earhart and the unsolved mystery surrounding her fate could be on the verge of resolution. Researchers believe they have finally located a section of Earhart’s lost plane. An aluminum sheet could be the patch that once covered a window on Earhart’s plane, according to reports. The debris was originally found and recovered in 1991 on Nikumaroro […]

Costa Rica Volcano Erupting After 150 Years

Costa Rica Volcano Erupting After 150 Years

A Costa Rica volcano relatively dormant for about 150 years is currently erupting. The Turrialba Volcano started erupting last night around 11:30 P.M. local time for Costa Rica. Inside Costa Rica reported nearby residents felt small earthquakes and “booming sounds.” About 40 minutes later, reports from witnesses stated clouds of ash could be seen. The city […]

Police Shooting of Mentally Ill Man Caught on Video

Police Shooting of Mentally Ill Man Caught on Video

In July 2012, police officers in Saginaw, Michigan, shot dead a mentally ill man in what could be described as an execution by firing squad and the incident was captured on video. The firing squad analogy was actually used by the murdered man’s mother, Jewel Hall, when she was interviewed by the American Civil Liberties […]

Halloween Lynching Display Ordered Removed From Army Base

Halloween Lynching Display Ordered Removed From Army Base

A Halloween lynching display was ordered to be removed from a home on the Fort Campbell Army base in Texas. An investigation into the display took place after Public Affairs for the base received a report of the exhibit, which they felt was “offensive in nature.” The occupant of the residence removed the display once they […]

Prostate Cancer Threat Reduced by Sleeping Around, Study Says

Prostate Cancer Threat Reduced by Sleeping Around, Study Says

The University of Montreal has provided men with a reason to be very happy by publishing results of a study which suggests that the threat of prostate cancer is significantly reduced by sleeping around. More accurately; the study did not recommend that a man sleep with a different woman every night, but that multiple partners […]

NASA Holds Antares Rocket Explosion Press Conference

NASA Holds Antares Rocket Explosion Press Conference

NASA officials held a press conference at 6:00 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2014, to express their regrets about the Antares rocket explosion incident, which occurred earlier in the day at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, as the Orbital Sciences space vehicle prepared to launch its third resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). […]

Kim Jong Un: Illness or Injury Revealed

Kim Jong Un: Illness or Injury Revealed

Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator who had been publicly absent in recent weeks, re-emerged on October 14 with a cane and many questions unanswered. There has been a great deal of speculation about whether or not the communist leader has suffered illness or injury, as well as his possible vulnerability to a coup […]

Halloween Spending at All Time High

Halloween Spending at All Time High

With Halloween being one of the fastest-growing consumer holidays, companies like Halloween Spirit, Halloween city, and all of the other similarly themed retailers who are looking to take advantage of higher holiday spending at this time of year will be overcrowded with revelers. According to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) the Halloween consumer […]

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