Saudi Prince Sentenced 20-Years For Killing Servant

Saudi Prince Sentenced 20-Years For Killing Servant

34-year-old Saudi Prince Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser al Saud was found guilty on Tuesday at the Old Bailey London court for the murder of a man he described as his servant in the Landmark Hotel in February. Bandar Abdulaziz was found beaten and strangled in the luxurious London hotel on 15 February 2010. Al Saud, […]

Facebook Addresses User Information Sharing

Facebook Addresses User Information Sharing

The issue of sharing Facebook user’s information including that of their friends is heating up. Last week, the Wall Street Journal exposed the reality of third-party tracking cookies on Facebook via applications such as Zynga’s FarmVille, Texas HoldEm Poker, FrontierVille, Café World, Mafia Wars, Treasure Isle, Phrases, Causes, Quiz Planet, and iHeart. Yesterday, Facebook responded […]

Pentagon Prepares For Damage Control As Secrets Go Public Tomorrow

Pentagon Prepares For Damage Control As Secrets Go Public Tomorrow

The Pentagon is getting ready for damage control as they await the possible release of some 400,000 intelligence files related to the Iraq war tomorrow. A special team of 120 people has been formed to assess the potential damage of the disclosure of this classified information by wikileaks.org. The unofficial release tomorrow by Wikileaks promises […]

FDA Warning Against Dangerous Chelation Therapy Drugs

FDA Warning Against Dangerous Chelation Therapy Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning this week to eight companies promoting over-the-counter (OTC) chelation therapy drugs. These companies make their chelation products seem like miracle drugs but the FDA says they don’t deliver. Key-Lation or chelation therapy is the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body. The […]

The Alarming Costs Of Lifestyle Diseases

The Alarming Costs Of Lifestyle Diseases

Molecular biology expert and sports scientist Dr. Custer Deocaris called on Filipino lawmakers this week to enact legislation to curb the worsening problem of lifestyle diseases like hypertension and diabetes. But, the message is directed to all nations of the world. A report, jointly prepared by the World Health Organization and the World Economic Forum […]

New Health Care Study Missing The Obvious

New Health Care Study Missing The Obvious

Montreal, Canada – Americans have long studied Canada’s free health care system in an attempt to implement a similar system in the US. Now, Canada is doing its own research in an attempt to control a system with escalating costs. But, is the study missing the obvious? The Healthier Societies Initiative, a new five-year research […]

Crack-Down On Sneaky Online Offers

Crack-Down On Sneaky Online Offers

The Vancouver’s Better Business Bureau is continuing a crack-down on supposed free trial offers online that are nothing but a sneaky way of getting to your money. I use the word “continuing” because this is not the first time proponents of free trial offers are being targeted for dubious activities. What most consumers don’t know […]

More Harry Potter Books On Their Way?

More Harry Potter Books On Their Way?

J.K. Rowling is rarely in the press or on Talk Shows. An exception was made for the Queen of Showbiz Oprah Winfrey in celebration of her last season. Rowling ignited hope to millions of Harry Potter fans by stating that there could be a few more books in the series. When the question was asked, […]

Canada Bans Toxic Substance Commonly Found In Food Packaging

Canada Bans Toxic Substance Commonly Found In Food Packaging

Ottawa, Canada – BPA may not mean much to you. The fact that it’s commonly found in food packaging should concern you. Canada has just officially added Bisphenol A on its toxic substance list. How concerned should you be? Statistic Canada reported just this August that measurable levels of BPA were found in the urine […]

Media Gets Consumer Debt Behaviour Wrong

Media Gets Consumer Debt Behaviour Wrong

New York, NY – The American Bankers Association released second quarter figures last week on consumer delinquency numbers, including loan and credit behavior. Data is data and yet completely different stories were drawn from the facts. The news coverage from the Associated Press pointed in a positive direction saying “delinquency rates for the loan categories […]

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