Beggars can once again be choosers. In other news, non-news (the Catalan bailout was announced at least two times before) is news again, and magically drives the amnesiac market all over again.From Cinco Dias, courtesy of the always amusing google...
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Rodney King's death in June was the result of accidental drowning, although alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and PCP found in his system were contributing factors, authorities said Thursday.
King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in the swimming pool at his Rialto, California, home on June 17, authorities and his fiancee said. He was 47.
King was "in a state of drug and alcohol-induced delirium" and "either fell or jumped into the swimming pool," said the autopsy report released by the San Bernardino County coroner Thursday.
"The effects of the drugs and alcohol, combined with the subject's heart condition, probably precipitated a cardiac arrhythmia and the subject, thus incapacitated, was unable to save himself and drowned," the autopsy summary said. "There is nothing in the history or autopsy examination to suggest suicide or homicide, and the manner of death is therefore judged to be accident..."
Older men are more likely than younger ones to have children with autism or schizophrenia, and a new genetic study points to why: compared with younger dads, older fathers pass on significantly more random genetic mutations to their offspring that...
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On a hot mic, reporter David Chalian of Yahoo News said that Ann and Mitt Romney are 'happy to have a party with black people drowning.'
The comments were made during an ABC/Yahoo livestream, when the reporters believed that microphones were off.
The comments appear to be in reference to the Republican convention going on even as Hurricane Isaac hits the coast. Ann Romney addressed the convention last night; Romney is scheduled for tomorrow night...
If you remember that light-up-a-potato trick from science class, you might be wondering why potatoes can't be used as a cheap type of battery in developing countries. The answer is simple: in many parts of the world, potatoes don't come cheaply.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Austen Everett, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma while she was a member of Miami's women's soccer team in 2008, has died, her family said. She was 25.
Everett died Tuesday at a hospice facility in Colorado. She was on the Hurricanes' roster as a goalkeeper from 2007-09.
Within a year of her diagnosis, she was back on the Hurricanes' practice field and founded the Austen Everett Foundation, which would have athletes spend time with children with cancer and other terminal diseases. Her family intends to keep the foundation going.
Miami plans a candlelight vigil in the coming days, along with other tributes...
A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning. Read this blog post by Leslie Katz on Crave.
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