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article imageTopFinds: When teachers make out with students, quakes rock Italy

By David Silverberg     Jun 1, 2012 in Internet
A 26-year-old teacher is caught kissing and cuddling with her 18-year-old student. Italy digs itself under the rubble after earthquakes rock the region. A woman decides to marry herself. These are the top stories found on
As we do every week on Friday, we've collected the top stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on marine news and also kept us updated on environmental news in Asia, terrifying skydiving viral videos, beat-boxing parakeets, and odd education news.
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 react to what people are reading on the site. You can also check out this Group to keep on top of trending articles making headlines daily.

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Top Digital Journal Reports

Luka Rocco Magnotta's warning signs and the body-parts mystery (Includes interview) by KJ Mullins
Months ago on a petition to find Luka Rocco Magnotta was posted after the man was said to have uploaded several videos of killing live cats. Now he's the suspect in a bizarre Canadian case of severed body parts mailed to political party HQ.
Op-Ed: Pilot whale 'Sully' dies at SeaWorld San Diego (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
Animal Ambassador for SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove – Julie Scardina, is reporting that Sully the pilot whale died at the San Diego facility on May 23. Sully had several health issues, sunburn was one of them.
In Mongolia, nomads fight a different enemy: advancing desert (Includes interview) by Stella Paul
As the threat of desertification grows higher, a nomadic tribesman in Inner Mongolia is leading his community in their fight against the menace
Meet Disco, the beatboxing, Swedish-talking parakeet with a heart (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
When it comes to talking, singing, acting and beatboxing, this male parakeet from New York can't be beaten. Meet Disco, the strutting, barking, meowing bird with a phrase repertoire unlike any other.
Disco:  Are you a pretty bird or a baby bird?
Disco: "Are you a pretty bird or a baby bird?"
Image courtesy of Judy Bolton
Review: ‘Hysteria’ makes the unmentionable approachable (Includes first-hand account) by Sarah Gopaul
‘Hysteria’ is an entertaining period piece that chronicles the invention of the first vibrator, which was initially developed as a medical treatment.

Top Images

Ruins of the ancient city of Ayutthaya  second capital of Siam.
Ruins of the ancient city of Ayutthaya, second capital of Siam.
Burnt vehicles after accidents on junk yard down by Queensborough bridge in New Westminster  BC  Can...
Burnt vehicles after accidents on junk yard down by Queensborough bridge in New Westminster, BC, Canada.
York cathedral
York cathedral

In the Media

Luka Rocco Magnotta named as suspect in Ottawa body parts case by David Silverberg
Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the discovery of a man’s torso stuffed in a suitcase in Montreal as Luka Rocco Magnotta. The torso is linked to the hand and foot mailed to the Conservative party headquarters in Ottawa.
Man cuts open his bowels and throws his intestines at police by JohnThomas Didymus
A New Jersey man, Wayne Carter, who barricaded himself in on Thursday at a home in Hackensack, N.J., allegedly cut out his intestines while police watched and threw bits of his flesh and intestines at them.
Mugshot of naked cannibal, Rudy Eugene, released by JohnThomas Didymus
Police have released a mugshot of Rudy Eugene, 31, the naked cannibal shot dead by an officer in Miami, Florida, during an attack in which he tore with his teeth at a victim's face.
Damage from 5.8 earthquake in Italy on May 29  2012
Damage from 5.8 earthquake in Italy on May 29, 2012
VIdeo screen capture
5.8-magnitude quake hits Modena, Parma & Bologna, Italy by Anne Sewell
Northern Italy has once again experienced an earthquake this morning with a 5.8-magnitude quake striking near Parma, Modena and Bologna. At least 17 people have died.
Legendary boxer Johnny Tapia found dead at 45 by Yukio Strachan
Five-time world champion boxer Johnny Tapia, who fought opponents inside and outside the ring, was found dead Sunday, Albuquerque Police report.
Higher science scores lead to less climate change concern by Gar Swaffar
Indications from a recent test of 1,540 respondents posits the idea that higher scientific literacy leads to a lessened concern in relation to climate change.
11th Grade honor student, Diane Tran, jailed for missing school by JohnThomas Didymus
Diane Tran, 17, honor student who works two jobs to support her siblings after her parents divorced, was sentenced to jail for truancy. Judge Lanny Moriarty ordered Tran, the sole breadwinner of her family, to pay $100 fine and spend 24 hrs in jail.
Woman marries herself, vows lifelong affair with beautiful self by Katerina Nikolas
A 36-year-old single mother who was tired of waiting for the right man to come along, has married herself in a commitment ceremony, exchanging rings with her inner groom.
High school senior allegedly flashes genitals in yearbook photo by JohnThomas Didymus
The 2011 yearbook of Lake Norman School in Mooresville, North Carolina, allegedly shows an 18-year-old female student lifting up her graduation gown waist high and exposing her genitals.
Terror at 13,000 feet: skydiving mishap nearly kills 80-year-old by Yukio Strachan
It's an 80th birthday she'll likely never forget. An elderly woman was left hanging on for dear life after a skydiving instructor pushed her out of a plane allegedly before her harness was secured.
Op-Ed: National Enquirer — Wife leaves cross-dressing John Travolta by Larry Clifton
The rumor mill has reached fever pitch on John Travolta's alleged odd sexual behaviors, so much so that National Enquirer is reporting that his wife has left him.
Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons ‘comes out as gay’ by Mathew Wace Peck
News outlets are reporting that Jim Parsons, who stars as Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, has come out as gay in an article in the New York Times.
James Parsons  best known for playing Sheldon Cooper on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory
James Parsons, best known for playing Sheldon Cooper on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory
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Trayvoning: New Internet meme sparks outrage by JohnThomas Didymus
A new Internet meme called "Trayvoning" is catching on very quickly online. A new "Trayvoning" page on Facebook defines "Trayvoning" as "when you get a hoodie, get skittles, get Arizona, wear hoodie, go to Florida and get shot."
Japanese artist, Mao Sugiyama, serves up his genitals at banquet by JohnThomas Didymus
Mao Sugiyama, 22-year-old "asexual" Japanese artist, had his genitals surgically removed at a hospital. He then took his frozen penis and scrotum home, seasoned and cooked them for five dinner guests. He cooked his genitals himself, supervised by a chef.

Top Blogs

Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Lost Their Lives in Wars for Greed by Mindy Allan
Memorial day comes with the mixed feelings about wars that have taken the lives of men by violence, and many from...
Trying pizza cones for the first time by David Silverberg
Pizza in a cone? Sounds so ambitious it'd get messy and strange, but I wanted to give it a try. I went last night to...
Appreciation for a captured Martian sunset by Michael Krebs
I am on a northbound Acela out of DC, sitting next to an impeccably dressed young woman. She has her hair pulled back...

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