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article imageTopFinds: Sex on the subway, Howard Stern's return to NBC

By David Silverberg     Dec 16, 2011 in Internet
A Toronto couple is caught having sex on the transit subway train and later on the platform. Howard Stern will be a judge on America's Got Talent on NBC. The latest on the mysterious "God particle." 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 surveyed the world and published fascinating stories on controversies and crises; they were also covering breaking entertainment news, and this TopFinds also applauds some excellent Special Reports this week.
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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Top Digital Journal Reports

Challenges parents face in the era of social networking3 (Includes first-hand account) by Leigh Goessl
Over time parents have always had to teach their kids the necessary life skills to help them deal with issues such as 'stranger danger', predators, playground bullies and other safety factors to ensure their well-being is not compromised.
Mother Seeks Help to Stop Her Son's Execution by Beheading (Includes interview) by Romeo Marquez
The clock ticks fast for this Filipino overseas worker facing death by beheading in Saudi Arabia unless he coughs up three million riyal (35 million pesos or $800,000) in blood money for the family of his victim.
Occupy Toronto St James park gets new grass from volunteers (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Daniel Boyington
Over 150 volunteers from Landscape Ontario descended on St. James Park in downtown Toronto to re-sod the park occupied by protesters and turn it back into a city park with over 1800 rolls of new sod.
Used with permission  Landscape Ontario with over 2000 members. Robert Ellidge  Landscape Ontario. T...
Used with permission, Landscape Ontario with over 2000 members. Robert Ellidge, Landscape Ontario. The man (in yellow), laying the sod is Alan White, Owner of Turf Systems Inc.
Landscape Ontario - Robert Ellidge
Exploring the Roman Trail through the village of Ancaster (Includes first-hand account) by Kev Hedges
It was in the first century AD, when the Romans built a settlement in Ancaster, a small village in Lincolnshire, England. The Romans settled here and built a nine-acre camp where coins, brooches and other artefacts are regularly found today.
UFC: Jon 'Bones' Jones relaxed and confident ahead of UFC 140 (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Aman Dhanoa
Walk like a champion. Talk like a champion.
Jon “Bones” Jones stepped out onto the stage for his weigh-in on Friday and looked completely relaxed and unfazed as fans gave him a mixed reception of boos and cheers.

Top Images

A woman selling frozen chicken among other items to customers in Lagos
A woman selling frozen chicken among other items to customers in Lagos
A closer look at Passion facade reveals the details of Jesus Christ s crucifixion.
A closer look at Passion facade reveals the details of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Some of the gravestones in the cemetery were over two hundred years old.
Some of the gravestones in the cemetery were over two hundred years old.
Greece  Stoupa
Greece, Stoupa

In the Media

Hints of 'God Particle' found by CERN scientists & researchers by Nancy Houser
Originally meant to be built in Waxahachie, Texas, under the nickname of Desertron, Switzerland-France's CERN states it has seen "tantalizing hints" of the elusive Higgs boson, also called the "God particle," in two of their experiments.
Islamic cleric bans women from touching bananas and cucumbers by JohnThomas Didymus
A European Islamic cleric has allegedly warned women to steer clear of bananas, cucumbers, carrots, zucchini and other phallic-shaped vegetables because it will make them have "sexual thoughts."
China executes South African drug mule despite pleas for clemency by Christopher Szabo
A South African woman convicted of smuggling three kilogrammes of methamphetamines into China has been executed, despite strong representations from the South African government to commute her sentence.
Howard Stern
Howard Stern
America's Got Talent signs Howard Stern as new judge by Daniel Boyington
It's official, Sirus/XM satellite radio host Howard Stern will replace judge Piers Morgan on this summer's America's Got Talent. For the sake of Stern, the show will be moved from Los Angeles to New York.
Couple busted having sex on Toronto subway platform by KJ Mullins
A couple has been arrested for having sex on both a subway car and subway platform in Toronto. At least one other passenger captured the XXX show on their cellphone.
Video: Alleged fare-dodger thrown off train, says he is innocent by JohnThomas Didymus
Going viral online is a video clip of a teenager who boarded a ScotRail service train between Edinburgh and Perth without a valid ticket and was thrown off the train by a passenger who got fed-up with his foul-mouthed challenge of the conductor.
Chinese girl laughs and jokes during final hours on death row by JohnThomas Didymus
Photos of a Chinese girl He Xiuling, uploaded on Internet recently, showed her laughing and joking in her final hours on death row. The disturbing images of the girl have brought the death penalty in China to international attention once again.
New license plate for Texas: ‘One State Under God’ by Lynn Herrmann
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has approved a new license plate for the state’s drivers with the slogan, “One State Under God” which has renewed controversy over specialty plates, but supporters say the new plate will fund youth ministry.
Black Friday pepper-sprayer claims self-defense, may sue Walmart by Leigh Goessl
The woman who made headlines after using pepper spray in a California Walmart during this year's Black Friday madness will not face felony charges, however could still be slapped with a misdemeanor, pending examination by Los Angeles city prosecutors.
New details emerge about Hollywood shooter by Kevin Fitzgerald
New details are being released about the gunman who opened fire on the streets of Hollywood, CA on Friday. He has now been identified along with a possible motive.
Woman arrested for making meth in Walmart by Leigh Goessl
A 45-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly mixing meth inside a Tulsa, Oklahoma store. Purportedly the woman spent an inordinate time in Walmart engaging in activity that could have been dangerous to other people in the store.
Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters is one of the few older women in the news industry and talks about sex comfortably on The View. She has also related details about her own sex life that continued past mid life and that includes vibrators.
Christopher Peterson
Barbara Walters reveals her most fascinating people for 2011 by Joan Firstenberg
It's the list many have been waiting for. Barbara Walter's 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 has just aired on TV. A few surprisingly fascinating figures were not on the list including Prince William and wife Kate, Casey Anthony, and Hillary Clinton.
Barcelona defeats Real Madrid to top La Liga table by Samuel Okocha
Barcelona shot to the top of Spain's La Liga table after it came from an early goal deficit to beat Real Madrid 3-1 at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Madrid will now seek to overcome its rival’s superior goal differentials when it meets Sevilla next weekend.
Video: Jimmy Kimmel pranks kids with terrible Christmas presents by Kim I. Hartman
Jimmy Kimmel is at it again. This time Kimmel sent parents on a mission to prank their kids with 'terrible Christmas presents.' The hilarious compilation that resulted aired on the "Kimmel Live" show and were posted on YouTube taking a viral surge upward.

Top Blogs

Obesity linked to bacteria by Tim Sandle
Andrew Gewirtz, a scientist based at Emory University has undertaken research which indicates that the human intestines...
Catholic Vs Protestant: European Debt Crisis? by James P Mahon
Is there a connection between religion and the current European Debt crisis? With the majority of Europe's financial...
Tim's Top Ten of 2011, So Far by Tim O'Brien
Tim's Take ... ...emptying the inbox ... The American Film Institute (AFI) has checked in with their ten best films...

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  9. Romeo Marquez
  10. Lynn Curwin
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  13. Kev Hedges
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  15. Daniel Boyington
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