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Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...or oil of lemon eucalyptus; mosquito-proofing your house by sealing doors and checking window screens; and limiting time outdoors from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active. To get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower pots, buckets and barrels. Change the water in pe...

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

... on the head while they slept and then burning the house down. The Crown ended its case last week. Evidence presented Friday showed that Steinke and the accused discussed a plan by email to kill her family, about a month before the murders. Friends of the accused testified that Steinke and the acc...

Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

...ore their marriage are known to exist, the auction house said in a statement. The collection of letters, which were written between the 13th and 20th centuries, was put together over 30 years by Albin Schram, a professor of law who died last year in Switzerland. He amassed the hundreds of original manusc...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...to try to get him," said Sonny Layman, who rents a house on the farm. "Phyillis threw the phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead followed her and two of the Showalter's four children. By the time he got to the pit a few feet away, "They were all gone, except Phyillis." Layman said he...

Men, Not Women, Spend a Longer Time on the Phone!

...udy has found that men not only spend more time on house phones, but also on the their mobiles. It has been estimated that men are hooked to their phones for 32 minutes today, as compared to 22 minutes in 2002. However, women spend only 26 minutes, which has come down from 35 minutes five years ago, re...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

... (ECRHS) follow-up, which included measurements of house dust mite and cat allergen in mattress dust sample...a on IgE sensitization to four major allergenscat, house dust mite, Cladosporidium (a common mold) and timothy grass. The researchers used the objective me...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

..., and discovered the bodies. The guest fled the house and called the police. The police immediately detained the man. It is believed that the bodies have been kept in the freezer for several weeks. Christine Wilwerth of the city prosecutor's office said the suspect acknowledged that a domestic qua...

Hello Kitty Doghouse for Pampered Pooch

...ned global icon of cuteness, unveiled a luxury dog house Friday worth 3.9 million yen (32,000 dollars) for the ultimate pampered pooch . The one-of-its-kind doghouse, decorated with some 7,600 glass crystals and a cushion bearing Hello Kitty's face, will be put on display at a Tokyo department store late...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

...es on the Good Friday and Gilbert buildings, which house services including medical in-patient facilities, general medicine and renal medicine. Titled, The Case for Change report outlines widespread problems, including: INFECTION control represents a critical risk "as a result of the outdated and poor...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...acement driver after he went bankrupt and lost his house more than three years ago. He now makes a little over $2,400 a month. After paying his expenses, he still manages to send around $1,000 a month to his wife and son, who live with his mother in a rural town. Like most people, I am doing this only ...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

... All water is recycled, with the highly-insulated house also collecting dew, rain and condensation from th...ioning warms the pool and the hot water, while the house is designed to make the most of natural light and air flow -- simple measures that experts say would...

Too Skinny Models Banned from Performing in Rome Fashion Show

...ive her a ham sandwich." Curiel said his fashion house wanted to respect rules developed in December to combat anorexia among fashion models, but added: "It's not our fault if (agencies) send us girls who are too skinny." Under the new rules, girls under 16 cannot take to the catwalk, and models must p...

Millions Spent, but the Indian Capital's River Still Stinks

...alth Games in 2010 and the sports village meant to house the athletes being built on the stinking river's banks, India must do in three years what has not been achieved in the last decade. Boatman Lalla Navwalla, 36, whose brother spends eight hours a day swimming for coins tossed in by Hindu pilgrims wh...

Did Paris 'drug' Her New Beau for a Threesome?

...ut hanging out with an unnamed "famous chick" at a house in the Hollywood Hills. Atkins claims that this "famous chick" drugged him with four pills, following which he found himself in her spa bath with her and her best friend. "She's like a full pill-popper ...And she gave me like four of these pills ...

Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children

...ccupancy. On average, there were 6.1 occupants per house (as compared with 3.34.4 in southern Canada). Ventilation rates were below the recommended Canadian standard in 80% of the houses, with carbon dioxide levels often exceeding recommended concentrations. Elevated carbon dioxide is an indication of cr...

Seven Children Ordered Removed from Squalid Home in Texas

... in closets. Authorities went to the dilapidated house after the 26-year-old Gloria Ramirez called a fune...g to court documents. Authorities arrived at the house July 7. Decaying food lay around the home, trash bins overflowed, and mattresses had no sheets and w...

Frank Sinatra's Boozy Night Nap on Cop's Couch Exposed

...nger was so dopey that he went with the cop to his house in Newton Heath and crashed on his sofa. The cop's wife did not believe her hubby that a celeb was sleeping downstairs and could not even get a glimpse of him since he left in the morning....

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

...rtion of urad dal and rice is not the same in each house hold. M. Rema, MDRF vice-president, said a GI database for Indian foods could be useful in probing linkages between a high GI and diabetic complications, especially diabetic retinopathy. The basic-level testing facilities set up at the MDRF would...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

... gases. These unwanted gases are also called green house gas such as carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide and they add to the global warming. The box then emits water vapor. The captured gases can be developed to create a biofuel using genetically modified algae. This box has been developed by organic chem...

Sleep in Mary, Queen of Scots Bed for 7,500 Pounds a Night!

...he staircase to mark the change from great country house to weekend playground. A three million pound refit, supported by a 500,000 pound Historic Scotland grant, has removed the dry rot, added central heating and created 11 suites, including the Lady's Bower, where guests can sleep in the 500-year-old b...

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