Flu season is upon us, and the best way to avoid the chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, weakness/fatigue and general discomfort of influenza is to get a flu shot. The vaccine, which greatly reduces your chance of catching the bug, is available at most drug stores.
Today America settles the long battle for the White House between current President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. The national polls are very tight, whereas state-by-state polling seems to suggest another four years for Obama.
As of now, 17 states have laws requiring voters to present photo ID before voting. Some have suggested these regulations may act to disenfranchise poor and minority voters, who could be less likely to have such identification. Last month a judge in Pennsylvania blocked the state from enforcing its voter ID laws in the 2012 election.
Michael Kollar wanted to get roughed up by a woman in leather. So the 30-year-old German got on the Internet and scheduled a session with a dominatrix who went by the (gender-reassuring) name of Lady Gina.
However, when Kollar showed up at the sex worker's door, Lady Gina was no lady.
A little more than five months ago, a Los Angeles woman bought a lottery ticket at Michael’s Market & Liquor. She then left it in her car and forgot about it, obviously not that enthused with her 18 million-to-one odds of hitting the jackpot.
Unbeknownst to her, she hit that jackpot to the turn of $23 million.
Thanks to the Internet, there is ample opportunity for you to research just about any product before buying it. However, according to a survey by Battery Ventures of 1,013 adults, the kind of product endorsement that matters most is one you won't be able to find on the World Wide Web.
A single speeding camera in Washington, D.C., has put together collection of statistics that would be the envy of entire police forces: Over the last 23 months, the camera has issued 116,734 tickets with fines totaling $11.6 million.
When 9-year-old Nicholas Aarsvold found some discarded firewood, he decided it would be perfect to build a fort with. On his mother's instruction, he built the structure in front of their Austin, Texas, home, but in a spot that was mostly obstructed from the road. However that wasn't enough for the Summerwood Homeowners Association, who voted to fine Ramona Aarsvold unless she dismantled her son's handiwork down in the next 10 days.
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