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By David Silverberg     Dec 9, 2011 in Internet
You might soon see a "hangover pill" on the market soon. UFO experts believe a spaceship is parked right next to Mercury. Why did nurse and health care workers from the U.S. and the U.K. rally together? These are the top stories on
As we do every week on Friday, we've collected the top stories (as voted by you) and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists covered important newsworthy stories, from news about a pill ]to fight hangovers to health care workers protesting working class conditions, to odd news about UFO hunters saying they found a spaceship near Mercury, and many more. As always, we're very proud to have such diverse well-written news content on a weekly basis.
We also highlight some of major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to reflect what people are reading on the site.

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Nurses on both sides of 'the pond' unite in rally to tax Wall St. (Includes first-hand account) by Jonathan Farrell
Nurse and health care workers from the U.S. and Britain united in solidarity on Nov. 30 by organizing rallies. Six major U.S. cities from coast to coast had National Nurses United delegates approaching embassy officials.
After $60M stadium, Texas school now wants $32M 'bus barn' (Includes interview) by Lynn Herrmann
In 2009, a Texas school district and its community gave the green light to commence constructing a $60M football stadium and a $32M “bus barn” which opponents say would endanger the health of elementary school students next to the proposed site.
British Intelligence Agency recruits hackers with top secret game (Includes interview) by Christina Farr
The British Intelligence Agency is recruiting talent in the hacker community via a code-cracking online game released on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Packed Toronto crowd to Regis Philbin: 'We love you, Regis' (Includes first-hand account) by Andrew Moran
Award-winning media personality Regis Philbin made a visit to Toronto on Tuesday to promote his latest book "How I Got This Way." Before signing his book, members of the packed crowd yelled, "We love you, Regis!"
Media personality Regis Philbin
Media personality Regis Philbin
Olive, first film shot on a smartphone, is released in theaters (Includes interview) by Christina Farr
Hollywood has its fair share of cutting-edge directors but none have ever attempted to shoot a feature length film on a smartphone, until now.

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Titans running back Chris Johnson eludes a tackle as he rushes for an easy four-yard touchdown in th...
Titans running back Chris Johnson eludes a tackle as he rushes for an easy four-yard touchdown in the second quarter
JP Dhanoa
Hazem Matar and his trio on stage of West is East event in Vancouver.
Hazem Matar and his trio on stage of West is East event in Vancouver.
A nativity scene in cupped hands  made in Peru.
A nativity scene in cupped hands, made in Peru.
Screenshot from the smartphone film Olive
Screenshot from the smartphone film Olive

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US citizens included in Senate defense bill's detention authority by Nancy Houser
Late last night the Senate reached a quiet compromise to pass the defense authorization bill. Toward the end of the bill, the National Defense Authorization Act says that if passed, it will also apply to Americans "if we want it to."
Saudi scholars say 'no more virgins' if women allowed to drive by JohnThomas Didymus
In a "scientific" report written with Professor Kamal Subhi, formerly of King Fahd University, scholars of the Majlis al-Ifta' al-A'ala, Saudi Arabia's highest religious council, say allowing Saudi women to drive would lead to a scarcity of virgins.
Scary dangling eyes of world's first apex predator found by JohnThomas Didymus
Biologists have added details to their picture of one of the scariest predators of the geological Cambrian oceans. They found a pair of fossilized eyes of the creature suspended on stalks that allowed the animal to protrude its eyes from its skull.
The metre-long super predator Anomalocaris.
Artist s impression by Katrina Kenny/University of Adela...
The metre-long super predator Anomalocaris. Artist's impression by Katrina Kenny/University of Adelaide.
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Op-Ed: Gigantic black holes raise bigger questions by Paul Wallis
Astronomy is now ablaze with the news of a monster black hole, ten times the size of the solar system, with the mass of 21 billion suns. The questions this monster raises are bigger than it is, and science needs some answers.
UFO hunters say there is alien spaceship parked next to Mercury by JohnThomas Didymus
What looks to UFO hunters like a massive alien spaceship parked next to planet Mercury appeared on a sequence of images of a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the sun taken by a NASA telescope.
Tennessee home burns to ground while firefighters watch from afar by Leigh Goessl
An issue that sparked controversy last year after a resident watched his home burn, as firefighters watched on, has emerged again.
Video: Somali girls attack woman shouting 'kill the white slag' by JohnThomas Didymus
Somali girls who attacked a woman Rhea Page, and repeatedly kicked her in the head were handed a suspended six month sentence after the court was told that the girls, who had been drunk, misbehaved because being Muslims they were not used to alcohol.
Soldiers 'All I Want for Christmas' video becomes viral hit by Kim I. Hartman
British sailors returning from deployment showed their Christmas spirit in a video posted on YouTube where, and with the help of Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas," the men and women aboard the HMS Ocean spread their holiday cheer around the world.
Astronomers confirm the existence of an Earth-like planet by Kev Hedges
Astronomers have confirmed the exoplanet Kepler 22-b as Earth-like and within the so-called "Goldilocks Zone", a habitable world orbiting its star at a distance not too far away as to be cold, nor too close to be too hot to support life.
Hangover pill approved by FDA just in time for the holidays by Joan Firstenberg
No longer do we have to suffer needlessly after a night of heavy drinking, a company claims. Rally Labs says we can just pop a pill, which the government has approved, and immediately feel well enough to engage in more partying.
Scientists to bring mammoth back to life from cloned bone marrow by JohnThomas Didymus
Biologists are saying they may be able to clone a woolly mammoth from bone marrow extracted from a well-preserved thigh bone recovered from permafrost soil in Siberia. The thigh bone found in August came from a mammoth that died 23,000 years ago.
Video: Sadistic man feeds live kitten to python by JohnThomas Didymus
A man recently uploaded a sickening video of himself feeding a live kitten to a python. The video titled "Python Christmas" was uploaded from Islington, north London, England.
Johnny Depp will burn in hell, says Christian Coalition spokesman by JohnThomas Didymus
The Pirates of The Caribbean star Johnny Depp was hoping to rival The X Factor with his new song "Jesus Stag Night Club," but it seems that his bid for a Christmas chart success has got him into trouble with Christians.
Johnny Depp in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Johnny Depp in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
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Last girl standing: Selena Gomez as Disney's most dependable star by Shawn Kay
Selena Gomez is the lead and dependable star of The Disney Channel, beloved by millions globally. However, as her tenure with Disney draws to a close, she appears poised to crossover into mainstream Hollywood.

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