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article imageTopFinds: Romney's 'binders full of women' trends, bullying kills

By David Silverberg     Oct 19, 2012 in Internet
A Mitt Romney statement goes viral across the world. A teen girl in Canada kills herself due to incessant bullying. How a woman lived a full year according to Biblical laws. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on the latest science news, viral photos, odd sexual news and much more.
We also highlight some of the major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on our news network, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site. We wanted to include this feature to let you know the topics people want to read about on Digital Journal.

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Top Digital Journal Reports

Review: La Cage is a fun if tame folly (Includes first-hand account) by Cate Kustanczy
George Hamilton opened the musical version of La Cage Aux Folles in Toronto this past week. He looks great in a suit, but doesn't quite fit the part.
Racist shirt at Romney rally outrages many (Includes interview) by Greta McClain
There were a lot of supporters that came out to hear Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during their campaign stop in Lancaster, Ohio, and at least one of them proudly showed his racist side.
'Too Cabaret?' The UK's Cabaret stars hit back at the XFactor (Includes interview) by D.M. McGrory
When XFactor judge Gary Barlow sought to redefine the word 'cabaret' to mean 'a bit boring' the UK's cabaret community hit back with vigour.
Mister Joe Black
Mister Joe Black
© Mat Ricardo
Review: 'Love is An Uphill Thing' by Jimmy Savile (Includes first-hand account) by Steve Hayes
Jimmy Savile's autobiography, "Love is An Uphill Thing" is in short supply and prices are rising fast on ebay. In this 1976 book, the continuing torrent of allegations against the former star find ample support.
NOAA public meeting revealed 'arrogant disregard' says group (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
"Georgia Aquarium does not meet the two primary burdens of proof under permitting criteria for harm to the species in the wild," said Courtney Vail over the aquarium's recent permit application to import 18 wild-caught belugas from Russia.

Top Images

A flock of whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus) at Sailor s Beach. The whimbrel (known locally as  zarapito...
A flock of whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus) at Sailor's Beach. The whimbrel (known locally as "zarapito") nests in the Arctic regions of North America and visits the Pacific coast of South America from late August until April.
A line of Gary Johnson sign holders stood behind the Governor as he spoke.
A line of Gary Johnson sign holders stood behind the Governor as he spoke.
Patrick Ward
The ruler of 3D space with its prey  Hope area of BC  Canada.
The ruler of 3D space with its prey, Hope area of BC, Canada.
Constable Scott Mills captured images from today s Walk For Justice at Toronto s Queens Park.
Constable Scott Mills captured images from today's Walk For Justice at Toronto's Queens Park.
Scott Mills

In the Media

World's oldest dad has second child at age 96 by Leigh Goessl
The world's oldest father has broken his own record. His first child was born two years ago, and with this month's arrival of his second child, the 96-year-old man is now the proud papa of two sons.
Rachel Evans lived a year according to biblical laws of Leviticus by JohnThomas Didymus
Blogger Rachel Held Evans, spent one year living according to the biblical rules of Leviticus 15 to 18, which give instructions about how virtuous women ought to live. The rules include those of "hygiene" during menstruation when women are "unclean."
Justin Jedlica  who had operations to resemble the doll Ken
Justin Jedlica, who had operations to resemble the doll Ken
© Justin Jedlica
Meet Justin Jedlica 'The Human Ken Doll' by D.M. McGrory
Video: New Yorker undergoes $100,000 of plastic surgery and 90 procedures to reach his ideal silicone enhanced physique.
Mitt Romney's 'binders full of women' goes viral online by JohnThomas Didymus
Romney inspired an Internet meme at the second presidential debate with an awkward comment that when he was governor of Massachusetts, he was brought "binders full of women." The statement became a trending topic on Twitter immediately after he said it.
Video: Watch Felix Baumgartner's jump from head-cam POV by JohnThomas Didymus
Newly released footage from the camera mounted on the helmet of Felix Baumgartner's suit shows his supersonic fall from his point of view. The video shows the critical moment he lost control and spun wildly at a supersonic speed of 834 mph (Mach 1.24).
Op-Ed: Woman calls it irresponsible to put deer crossing signs on roads by Elizabeth Batt
When a woman calls into the Fargo Y94 Playhouse radio station moaning that she cannot get any action over a complaint about deer crossings, it sounds legit, at first. Fairly soon though, the radio host realizes this lady clearly has no 'i-deer' at all.
Malala Yousafzai, Taliban shooting victim sent to UK (video) by Anne Sewell
Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating education for girls, has been moved to the UK for further treatment. (Updated with petition link).
Op-Ed: It's time to take action against bullying by Arthur Weinreb
Canadian MPs will debate a motion to devise a federal anti-bullying strategy. But critics of the debate point out that time and money should not be wasted on more studies. Action is needed now.
Live Stream: Felix Baumgartner freefall from the edge of space by JohnThomas Didymus
Felix Baumgartner is attempting to break the world record for the highest and fastest freefall in history today, Sunday October 14 at 12:24 PM EDT. You can watch a live stream of the jump here (UPDATES).
Arctic ice cap continues record melt by Robert Myles
New data from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSDIC) reveal that Arctic ice is continuing to melt at an alarming rate. Summer ice in the Arctic may all but disappear over the next few decades, much earlier than scientists had previously predicted.
RCMP announces investigation into death of Amanda Todd by Arthur Weinreb
On the same day the story of Amanda's bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide was extensively covered in the media, the Lower Mainland District RCMP announced a full investigation will be undertaken.
Graphic video: Bus driver delivers upper cut to female passenger by JohnThomas Didymus
A bus driver was suspended after a video surfaced online showing him dealing a jaw breaking uppercut punch to a foul-mouthed young woman who appears to have been tormenting him during the bus ride with verbal taunts.
Obama wedding ring rumor debunked by Greta McClain
A report surfaced on Thursday stating that President Obama's wedding ring contains the the first part of the Shahada, the Islamic declaration of faith.
B.C. girl, 15, who posted anti-bullying video commits suicide by Arthur Weinreb
Five weeks after posting a video on YouTube about how she had been bullied and cyberbullied, Amanda Todd, 15, took her own life.

Top Blogs

How could schools make PE more attractive for girls? by James Sheehan
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Insight: Julian Assange Underground by Dave Hamilton
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